Eco & Pol Notes Archive

Army Personnel Attempts to Defeat Justice and Righteous Aspirations of Citizens

In 1980 the central govern-ment had imposed the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act.1958 (AFSPA) in Manipur in the name of […]

Hunger Deaths are the Stark Reality of the Modern India

Our India is supposed to be a modern country which attained its ‘independence’ from the British colonial rule of exploitation […]

Minimum Support Prices Betrayal of Farmers

The Central Government announced the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for major crops on July 4 and is claiming it to […]

India Tops the List of Countries Most Dangerous for Women

The survey asked the respondents which five of the 193 United Nations member states they thought were most dangerous for […]

Science in the Service of Capital

In capitalist society, said Karl Marx, science becomes “a productive force distinct from labour and pressed into the service of […]

A.F.S.P.A must be Abrogated

The roots of this AFSPA are in the British colonial ordinance of Armed forces special powers, which was promulgated in […]

Onslaught on the Rights of Dalit and Other Oppressed People

The March 20th, 2018 Judgment of the Supreme Court Bench of Justice A. K. Goel and U.U. Lalit in a […]

Real Problems must be addressed to bring Peace in Kashmir

Kashmir continues to be on fire. There is an ‘elected‘ government here. But the Central armed forces, protected by special […]

Forest Policy – 2018 Grabbing Forest Lands for Private Capital

When the government announces a new policy one would expect a revision on the basis of failures of old policy […]

National Health Policy – Promoting Profit Driven Private Sector

The danger of moving towards insurance based health services neglecting the public primary services is already evident. The government spending […]

BJP Rule in UP Shatters the Myth of Democracy and Rule of Law

However the experience of the people of several parts of India for all these 70 years suggest that there is […]

Assam Oppose Communalisation of Citizenship

The tag of “foreigners” attached to a section of people who migrated to Assam decades back continues to be a […]