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 In his speech to the Bharatiya Janata party workers in Delhi after the Assembly election results had been declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his policy henceforth would be to empower the poor by providing them with opportunities, instead of handing out doles to them, which, he believes, is what the various “... read more

As the people of Tripura are mounting their struggle against anti-people policies of the RSS-BJP-led Narendra Modi Government, particularly against demonetisation which affected the day to day life of the common people, BJP-TMC and tribal based regional party IPFT are indulging in undemocratic activities to disturb the peace and amity of ... read more

It is hard to predict what will happen in the Trump White House. A senior diplomat tells me that he would prefer to watch old episodes of House of Cards rather than watch news programmes. A veteran of the Barack Obama administration predicts that President Donald Trump will not last even a few months. The rigours of the actual presid... read more

Professor Amartya Sen in his new book Collective Choice and Social Welfare which is a considerably expanded and updated version of his 1970 book with the same title, emphasizes that democracy must be understood as “government by discussion”... ... read more

Time is of no consequence in America these days. President Donald Trump awakens early and fires off a tweet. These are as important as the executive orders he has been signing with remarkable frequency. He is a man in a hurry. There is a great deal, he feels, to undo from the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency. It is almost as... read more

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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