National Sections of the L5I:

India

India and Pakistan: The Tragedy of Partition

On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru addressed India’s Constituent Assembly in words that have become famous: “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem o Read more...

India: 13 union leaders sentenced to life

In a blatant attack on trade unionism, a court in India has sentenced 13 workers, including all 12 members of the Executive Committee of the Maruti-Suzuki Workers' Union, to life imprisonment. Read more...

Pakistan and India’s call to arms

Since the killing of Burhan Wani (see: http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/kashmir-killing-sparks-mass-op... ) there has been a severe crack down by the Indian state on th Read more...

India: General strike challenges BJP government

One year ago, on September 2, 2015, a general strike by 150 million workers brought India to a standstill. Read more...

Solidarity with student struggles in India

Revolution, the international Communist youth organisation, declares its complete solidarity with students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), against the arrest of JNU Student Union President Kanha Read more...

India: Can workers halt Modi’s offensive?

The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 336 out of 543 seats in the election to India's Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament), an increase of 195. Read more...

Rape and the abuse of women in India and Pakistan: For a working class women's movement to fight oppression!

The rape and murder of a young female student on a bus in Delhi in December 2012 has sparked a mass movement across India. Read more...