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A year has passed since the world observed the centenary of the great October Socialist Revolution of 1917. Developments during this year both globally and domestically further vindicate the validity of the creative science of Marxism Leninism and the eternal relevance of the socialist ideas...... read more

BJP President Amit Shah's speech in Kerala using, typical of his style, the language of a school bully, should be seen as a direct assault on the Supreme Court of India. He said that courts should not give orders which cannot be implemented. Although he was speaking on the Sabarimala judgement reversing the ban on women's entry in... read more

PERHAPS he was the only one who took the assertion of his Party leader that he is the Lord Vishnu himself seriously. As is well-known, the Lord Vishnu comes down to earth in a different avatar each time there is some crisis that he needs to deal with.  The only reason for his donning Subhas Chandra Bose’s black cap on the 21st ... read more

THE Modi government’s penchant for subverting institutions has now extended to the Central Bank of the country. Not content with eliminating the Planning Commission; decimating the finest universities in India; crippling the premier public sector unit of the country, the ONGC, by interfering in its decision making; bringing the nati... read more

A friend in Tehran tells me that he marvels at the attitude of the United States ruling establishment towards Iran. ‘Why do they hate us so much’, he asks? It is a fair question. His country, he says, is not perfect, but it is certainly not a threat to the world. The current government – led by Hassan Rouhani (Iran&rsquo... read more

Incredible as it may seem, the union government of India provides a pension to the elderly which amounts to an absurd sum of Rs 200 each per month, and even for accessing this the beneficiary must belong to the BPL population which, as is well-known, is notoriously underestimated. True, the state governments add something to this amount, ... read more

Mr. Mohan Bhagwat’s three-day lecture outreach to dress up the RSS with a modern, inclusive and liberal image is an exercise displaying its characteristic duplicity.  This is akin to its attempt (familiar to my generation) to lure youth to join its `shakhas’ through `vyayamshalas’ (body building clubs).... 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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