There’s more to Operation Lalgarh than ‘flushing out’ Maoists Amit Sengupta Delhi
So, whatever happened to the peasant revolt led by Naxalite legend Charu Majumdar in the original birth place of the revolution 42 years after? Chaman Lal Naxalbari (West Bengal
The peaceful struggle of the poor people of Lalgarh retells a history of abysmal poverty and pain, total absence of good governance, and the corrupt regime of armed CPM goons Aritra Bhattacharya Lalgarh
Given the strong traditions of anti-Congress, anti-BJP ideology of Bengal, it is theoretically possible for the CPM to recover lost ground if they make some course corrections Nilanjana Gupta Kolkata
For 32 years, the CPM has replaced the rule of law by partisan rule in West Bengal, specialising in crimes like..... Sunanda Sanyal Kolkata
Uninterrupted power for 32 years has blunted the sensibilities of the Left to feel the pulse of the people. The communists had raised expectations when they swept to power in 1977. But, they failed to live up to it. Instead, they injected sloth and nepotism in every state-run institution Rakhi Chakrabarty Kolkata/Delhi
The Austro-Marxists in power believed in municipal socialism. Their dream of a future socialist society was visualised as a "pragmatic utopia"