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The massive "Workers' Mahapadhav" that convened recently in New Delhi's Parliament Street saw workers, especially women, from all over the country express their dissent against India's exploitative labour practices and institutions.
The Widodo government in Indonesia is using its strong state apparatus to suppress an extremist form of Islamic popular thought in the country.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) is facing a crisis of ideological reconciliation in a badly compromised party machinery.
Women, especially mothers, hold a distinguished social position within the spectrum of pro-democracy political activism. The Arab Spring in Egypt was a solid marker of this.
Despite their high numbers, very few secessionist movements are ultimately successful.
In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal decree permitting women to drive. His stunning decision comes after years of the ban, which...
The demand for Kurdish independence in Iraq is stronger than ever today. The 25 September referendum comes as a histroic milestone in this longstanding struggle.
The arrest of a prominent peasant leader on charges of sedition is fuelling a new round of ethno-nationalistic sentiments in the restive northeast Indian state of Assam.
The FARC is now hoping to position itself as the party for marginalised voters. To succeed, it must develop new organisational capacities.
Not all is well in Maldives. An interview with the father and close friend of slain Maldivian liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed.