Socialist Aikyavedi Meeting (June 28-29, 2014), Kozhikkode, Kerala

The Socialist Aikyavedi had organized a meeting of former socialists at Kozhikkode during June 28-29, 2014. The Socialist Aikyavedi has been working with the goal of uniting all splinter socialist groups in the state of Kerala for the last 7 years. During the past the Socialist Aikyavedi had organized several such meetings in various cities […]

Socialist Party (India), Sitapur Unit: Minutes of Meeting Held on 21.7.2014

सोशलिस्ट पार्टी (इण्डिया) कान्हमऊ, सिधौली, सीतापुर गोष्ठी की चर्चा 21.07.2014 सुबह 11 बजे उपस्थितः डाॅ शुचिता कुमार जिला अध्यक्ष श्री अनुराग कुमार महा सचिव (शिक्षा) श्री दीपक शर्मा महा सचिव (कोशाध्यक्ष) श्री अतुल कुमार शुक्ला महा सचिव (स्वास्थ्य) श्री अनुराग आग्नेय महा सचिव (मीडि़या और जनसंपर्कद्ध) सुश्री प्रियंका बिष्ट सदस्य सुश्री स्नेह लता मिश्रा सदस्य […]

India Must Take a Stand on Palestine

by Sandeep Pandey There was a time when Yasser Arafat was as popular in India as any of its own leaders. The Palestine cause was the Indian cause. The Indian passport prevented its citizens from going to Israel (and South Africa). India didn’t consider Israel a legitimate state. Israel is probably the only country in […]

Stop Grabbing Farmers’ Lands : Formulate Comprehensive Land Use Policy

As was expected, the Modi government is going to amend the Land Acquisition Act which was enacted by the UPA government last year only. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill was made an Act after due deliberations in the Parliament and various other fora. The new Act […]

Complaint Against Smt. Smriti Irani for Giving False Information

Smt. Renu Gambhir, president, Socialist Party (India) Delhi Pradesh, has filed the following complaint to the Election Commission of India (ECI) against Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani for giving false information in her affidavits submitted to the Returning Officers at the time of filing her nominations. She has made a demand to the ECI to take […]

Barbaric Attack on Palestinian Civilians Must be Stopped Immediately

The Socialist Party strongly condemns the recent attacks over the last six days on Palestine’s Gaza by Israeli forces killing more than 160 civilians including a large number of small children and women. The party terms the attacks just as barbaric, and a heinous crime against humanity. The excuses propagated by the Israeli authorities are […]

Misdirected Neoliberal Budget Will Further Increase Inequality and Unemployment

Contrary to the expectations raised by speeches made by Narendra Modi during his election campaign, the annual budget (2014-2015) presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is hardly any different from its predecessor – the Congress-led UPA government. The Congress president Smt. Sonia Gandhi herself has dubbed the budget as a ‘copy of the UPA […]

Socialist Party Opposes the Anti-Poor and Pro-Corporate Rail Budget

The Rail Budget (2014-2015) presented today by the Railway Minister Shri Shadanand Gowda can be described in brief as essentially anti-poor. The unprecedented hike – 14% – in the fares will burden basically the large segment of the poor of the country. There are no concessional provisions for students and unemployed in the budget who […]

SEMINAR: Is News Coverage of Political Parties During Elections Unbiased, Balanced & Proportionate?

Organized by: Giri Institute of Development Studies Dear friends, As some reports that monitored news coverage of political parties around Lok Sabha elections 2014 have shown, BJP got a lion’s share of news coverage compared to other major political parties. Smaller political parties or independent candidates often got negligible coverage. One such report was done […]