The principle of fiscal federalism enshrined in India's Constitution is under severe strain today.

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In May 2019, the party of the Hindu Right, Bharatiya Janata Party, under Narendra Modi, won a spectacular electoral v...

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इस किताब में शामिल चार लेखों को आप मॉडर्न ज़मा...

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15. 07. 2019

Grateful for Progress Publishers

By Vijay Prashad

The bookshelf in my mother's apartment in Kolkata is weighed down by an old history. There are books in the familiar blue and white spine, the old Progress Publishers volumes that include my volume

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LeftWord Books is a New Delhi-based publishing house that seeks to reflect the views of the left in India and South Asia. We publish critical and analytical works on a range of subjects, and pay special attention to works on Marxist theory. We project the interests of the working people and movements for social transformation.


LeftWord Rickshaw

Check out the May Day Bookstore, with its fabulous collection of books. Next door is the theatre space Studio Safdar, created by Jana Natya Manch


21.07.2019 @ Hawking the Bard in the Heart of Whiteness by Arjun Raina

Actor and storyteller Arjun Raina migrated to Australia in 2010. Last year, while trying to promote his show The Magic Hour in country Victoria, he experienced first hand a certain resistance to bo ...

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20.07.2019 @ Shorts on Screen

Shorts on Screen is a film screening event organised by Little Feet Films & Pocket Studios to showcase some of their recent intriguing work. Schedule: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM ...

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