Jyoti Basu

The South is Not Another Country

Sandeep Balakrishna

The political desperation behind DK Suresh’s separatist rhetoric

Zero Marx

A rigid ideology and a generational divide contributed to the Left's rout in India

West Bengal: Marx Is Dead, Long Live Mamata

Revolution is relentless in West Bengal—but at what cost?

The One That Got Away

Had private TV news channels been around while Jyotibabu ran Bengal, his misgovernance would have been exposed much earlier.

23 Years of Lost Opportunities

Jyoti Basu had everything needed to make West Bengal one of India’s premier states. It is an enduring tragedy that he refused to do it.

The Art of Dying

As in life, Jyotibabu was astoundingly lucky in death.

India This Week

The Affairs of the NCP; Chiranjeevi with Congress; DMK’s Dam Problems; Hiding Behind Basu to Defy Karat; and the Vande Mataram controversy


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