Historian Ramachandra Guha has stirred up a controversy with his suggestion of a late 1940s collusion between the Left and Muslim communalists in Hyderabad, but the facts don’t justify his claim
VS Achuthanandan may have ended up on the losing side, but he made the Left look respectable even in defeat.
Thirty-three years of uninterrupted Left rule in Bengal has left the state’s finances in a mess
A 12.5 million-strong sect in Bengal has ditched the Left and might vote en bloc for Didi because their guru wants them to.
The Communists have come in for opprobrium, not because of the middle class’ aspirations, but because they have devalued their own worth