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Prakash Karat

A Report From the Haunted House of Indian Marxists

Ullekh NP

The 22nd Party Congress of  CPM was long on rhetoric and short on realism

What’s Next, Comrade Karat?

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?

Red Reproach

While the CPM admonishes Sitaram Yechury for the Congress tie-up in West Bengal, sympathetic comrades worry about staring at oblivion

Sitaram Yechury: The Secretary is Elsewhere

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

What’s Left, Comrade Yechury?

A new general secretary for the shrinking CPM. Can he make it relevant?

Sitaram Yechury and the last ghost story

Make CPM a social democratic party or dump it for the sake of political hygiene

The last General Secretary

Why India should be indebted to Prakash Karat

Bengal 1, Kerala 0

The outcome of Prakash Karat’s casting vote in favour of Pranab Mukherjee

Red Rediscovery

The party may yet revive a project it had given up just recently—the Third Front

The CPM Has Split in All but Name

Prakash Karat is openly aligned with the party’s Kerala faction while the Bengal unit is headed its own way

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