How myths and stereotypes colour rape sentencing in India

[Mao said that "Women hold up half of heaven!" Women are the world's majority. To rape anyone is to commit a horrible crime. To commit rape or sexual assault is to rob someone of their very soul. The women's struggle is an important one as it hits close to home for all. All comrades should... Continue Reading →

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Botched surgeries: Maoists seek Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s resignation

(http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/) RAIPUR: The outlawed CPI (Maoist) has blamed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and state Health Minister Amar Agrawal for the deaths of 13 women during a recent sterilisation drive and sought their resignation. The Maoists dropped pamphlets and put up banners in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district protesting against the sterilisation tragedy. "The pamphlets and... Continue Reading →

The Bali Package

[Unfortunately, this article went to our spam folder for some reason. We just noticed it in there. We regret that we did not see it earlier. Our apologies to the author. -- NP] The Bali Package By Red Lion (new-power.org) The Bali Package is a trade agreement that was signed on December 2013 by the... Continue Reading →

Toxic metals flood major Gujarat rivers

Toxic metals flood major Gujarat rivers AHMEDABAD: The discharge of untreated toxic effluents and sewage into the state's rivers is taking a toll on the purity of these invaluable sources of water. One of the country's most comprehensive surveys covering 16 river basins carried out to measure toxic metal content in Indian rivers, has detected... Continue Reading →

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