Ashok Dhawale is President, All India Kisan Sabha, and member of the Central Committee of the CPI(M).
The Kisan Long March in Maharashtra
It was an incredible sight – 40,000 poor farmers and landless labourers walking over 200 kilometres, from Nashik to Mumbai. They captured the city's imagination and left it with an enduring m...
Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd recently retired as Director, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad. He is Chairman of Telangana Mas
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o won the Lotus Prize for Literature in 1973. He is the author of such celebrated novels as Weep Not, Child (1964), A Grain of Wheat (1967), Petals of Blood (1977) and Wizard of
Aparajita Bakshi is a development economist researching on rural incomes, livelihoods, socio-economic inequalities and rural transformation, and village-level statistical systems in India. She is A
Zaheer Ali is a Mumbai-based academician, free-lance journalist and social activist. Starting his career as a research investigator in a project on socio-political consciousness among Muslims in In
TEO BALLVÉ is a North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) editor.
D.N. Jha is an acclaimed historian and the author of Early India: A Concise History (2004).
Suchetana Chattopadhyay teaches history at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal. She studied at Jadavpur University and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and ha
Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was among the greatest short story writers of the Indian subcontinent. He also wrote plays, and worked in the Bombay film industry as a writer before migrating t