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  1. बुद्ध और ईश्वर साथ-साथ नहीं रह सकते : राहुल सांकृत्यायन
    09
    Apr

    बुद्ध और ईश्वर साथ-साथ नहीं रह सकते : राहुल सांकृत्यायन

    राहुल सांकृत्यायन की आज 128वीं जयंती है। उन्हें याद करते हैं तो याद आते हैं उनके कथन, उनकी सीख कि “तुम अगर पृथ्वी पर स्वर्ग बना दो तो आकाश का स्वर्ग, ख़ुद ब ख़ुद, ढह जाएगा।” हिंदी के प्रख्यात जनक[...]
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  2. Moscow 1921: Days and Nights at Hotel Lux
    05
    Apr

    Moscow 1921: Days and Nights at Hotel Lux

    In late December 1920, members of the émigré CPI formed in Tashkent travelled by a slow train to Moscow. It was a luxurious journey. Despite the civil war induced scarcity heating was provided along with comfortable blankets, sheets and pillows. On the way, they talked about socialism and argued over politics in India. In Moscow, the former Muhajir students, Abdul Majid and Shaukat Usmsani, along with A.Q. Khan, an undercover British agent (and a great favourite of the Roy family) stayed at Ho[...]
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  3. न्यूज़क्लिक के साथ खड़ा है लेफ़्टवर्ड बुक्स
    13
    Feb

    न्यूज़क्लिक के साथ खड़ा है लेफ़्टवर्ड बुक्स

    पिछले कुछ महीनों से देश भर के खेतिहर मजदूर और किसान केंद्र सरकार के तीननए कृषि कानूनों के खिलाफ एक साहसिक आंदोलन कर रहे हैं। ये श्रमिक और किसान कड़कड़ाती ठंड में भी डटे रहे, इन्होंने हर तरह के [...]
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  4. LeftWord Books Stands With NewsClick
    11
    Feb

    LeftWord Books Stands With NewsClick

    Over the course of the past few months, agricultural workers and farmers from across India have been in the midst of a brave agitation against the three farm bills passed by the Indian government. The agricultural workers and farmers have held their line in the cold winter months, braving repression, and harassment; they have been called terrorists and anti-nationals. Nothing has broken their will. They remain resolute: they will defend their livelihood and their lives. The views of the agricul[...]
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  5. LeftWord Books salutes the memory of Prof DN Jha
    05
    Feb

    LeftWord Books salutes the memory of Prof DN Jha

    LeftWord Books salutes the memory of Prof DN Jha. He was a historian who believed above all in evidence-based history writing. No matter how much vitriol and abuses were thrown his way by the Hindu Right, he continued to assert the truth as he saw it. Whether it was to argue that the Gupta period was no ‘golden age’, or to argue that there was no evidence for a Hindu temple under the Babri Masjid, or to argue that the consumption of beef was quite prevalent in ancient India, he consistently [...]
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