One year after the promulgation of the anti-kisan ordinances:

Rule by Decree — preferred method of the ruling class to push its anti-people agenda

On 5th June 2020, the President of India promulgated the two ordinances passed by the Union Cabinet two days earlier – ‘The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020’ and ‘The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020’. The Union Cabinet had also approved an amendment to the Essential Commodities Act (ECA) on 3rd June.

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Junior Doctors of Madhya Pradesh in struggle for their demands

The ongoing pandemic has totally exposed the decades of neglect of the public health system in our country. While lakhs of people have succumbed to the disease, all of us know that but for the total dedication of doctors and other health workers the toll would have been so much more. But periodically we get reports of the horrifying way these health workers are treated and they have no option but to go on strike.

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