CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat on the difficulties his party faces in the 2011 West Bengal Assembly election, the threat from Maoists and his error in allowing the UPA government to negotiate a safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency in November 2007.
What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow. If this old saying retains some relevance today, it’s as a way to place the tragedy of the state’s slide in perspective.
Indian citizenship for Sri Lankan refugees; handshake and a boot in West Bengal; Bihar’s bank ban; Kashmir protest; and creating second-class doctors
Rajarhat New Town is billed as the face of modern Bengal. But it’s a façade for injustices that cancelling an odd infotech park cannot undo
A Ramakrishna Mission school in West Bengal and its outrageous attitude towards its lady teachers
There’s something tragic about Buddhadeb having to preside over the decline of the Left in West Bengal
As the Maoists assert control in this adivasi region, the West Bengal government faces a dilemma: to storm Lalgarh or not