Left Wing Politics
West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Bengal: Leftists back strike

Left activists blocked roads and railway tracks across Bengal on Monday in support of the Bharat Bandh, while normal life remained largely unaffected in the state. Markets and shops were opened as us...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.21

When Left Feels Right

When the forces both from the Left and the Right are getting aggressive and blinkered, when it has become difficult to exchange ideas with some semblance of affability, the long-established liberal va...
By Shelley Walia

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.21

Tumpa and the bhadralok

“Tumpa” is a popular Bengali song, which was released in October 2020. This ‘dance number’ is the life of every household party and public festival in West Bengal. There is so...
By Shaoni Shabnam

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Kerala: free speech boot on hold

The Kerala government on Monday put on hold a new penal provision against “publishing or disseminating” offensive content after it provoked a backlash, with even Left supporters condemning...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Can we make communism relevant again?

Sir — One agrees with Ramachandra Guha’s view that communist thought should be indigenized (“Homely traditions”, June 22). Karl Marx’s economic theory was designed for an industrialized nati...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

Intolerance has taken hold of our minds

Heinrich Heine, one of the all-time great German writers, has a frighteningly memorable sentence: “Das war ein Vorspiel nur, dort wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen (That ...
By G.N. Devy

India  /  Published 31.12.19

Kerala Assembly unites against CAA

The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, with all but the lone BJP legislator voting in favour of scrapping the law.In the two-pa...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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