The 22nd Party Congress of CPM was long on rhetoric and short on realism
Good news: Karat, an ideological classicist, unlike his fellow comrades, does not live under a fascist regime. Will he go a step further risking his own ideological position?
While the CPM admonishes Sitaram Yechury for the Congress tie-up in West Bengal, sympathetic comrades worry about staring at oblivion
Sitaram Yechury incurs the displeasure of party leaders who want action, not talk, as the new chief goes ahead with plans to hold a plenum in November, just months ahead of crucial polls in Kerala where it is battling against heavy odds to wrest power from the Congress and in West Bengal where it is struggling to retain its second position
Make CPM a social democratic party or dump it for the sake of political hygiene