The Trinamool Congress has done it again! Or is it that TMC’s very own representative in the UPA government got derailed and lost track of the party line while presenting the Railway Budget for 2012-2013?
The Marxists' outrage over the attack on their party HQs at New Delhi is hardly justifiable. For, they do exactly the same, and much worse, to their political rivals in the states where they call the shots.
Narendra Modi's victory in Gujarat had Bongs, who love to flaunt their (pseudo) secular credentials and their (so-called) intellectual superiority, very agitated and screaming murder (of democracy, that is)...
The 'administrative and political lapses' that Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee would like to dismiss as an aberration in Nandigram are, in fact, a chronic malady of the political executive in almost all states today
Look at the two contrasting faces of Buddhadeb and his party. A benign act in Delhi to re-affirm their liberal credentials and displaying their dictatorial and totalitarian visage--the true face of a communist party actually--in Bengal.
In 1932, a young woman named Rashid Jahan was denounced by some clerics and threatened with disfigurement and death. A doctor by training like Taslima Nasreen, she too had written about seclusion, sexual oppression and female suffering in a patriarc
Our statement did not lend support to the CPM's actions in Nandigram or its recent economic policies in West Bengal, nor was that our intention. On the contrary, we asserted ... that we found them tragically wrong.
It's suddenly Taslima Time again. Everyone gets to be happy. Everyone gets a shiny new role, new lines, new costumes. From Muslim fundamentalists to the BJP and the Sangh Parivar, and, of course, the country's largest self styled Communist Party
Peter Ronald DeSouza, "in the sceptical tradition of the charvakas", carries forward the debate initiated by Pratap Bhanu Mehta. While Mehta focussed on doublespeak and chicanery of Left intellectuals, DeSouza grapples with "the larger issue that underlies his intervention about the role and respons