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When the CSO had released advance estimates of GDP for the October-December quarter of 2016-17, within which demonetisation had occurred, the fact that the economy had still shown a 7 per cent growth rate, had been an occasion for much celebration in government circles. It had been used by the government to argue that, contrary to th... read more

President Donald Trump has failed to reassure members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) that the United States was fully committed to the alliance..... read more

THE Modi government is completing three years in office amid much fanfare and propaganda about its achievements during this period. Aiding this propaganda is the advance estimate of GDP which projects a growth-rate of 7.11 per cent for 2016-17, a shade lower than last year’s 7.93 per cent, but apparently impressive nonetheless. Desp... read more

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee expressed concern about the state of affairs in West Bengal under TMC Government, a concern that goes beyond political differences. In two interviews conducted in the same evening in two Bengali television channels Bhattacharjee said, ‘We are concerned where the state will stand aft... read more

In a Reflection published on August 25, 2010 under the title of “The Opinion of an Expert”, I mentioned a really unusual activity of the United States and its allies which, in my opinion, underlines the risk of a nuclear conflict with Iran.  I was referring to a long article by the well-known journalist Jeffrey Goldberg,... read more

THE country is beset with increasing difficulties. The economic situation is steadily deteriorating, the political system has been ravaged by the ram paging corruption in the ruling establishment, the neo-liberal regime has led to rapid growth of inequalities which in turn is spawning a host of social problems... >>THE country is be... read more

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

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