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How the Left lost the fight against inequality to the Right


30 Oct 2014 | BY PR Ramesh

Historian Ramachandra Guha suggests a late 1940s collusion between the Left and Muslim communalists, but the facts don’t justify his claim


18 Nov 2011 | BY Dhirendra K Jha

VS Achuthanandan may have ended up on the losing side, but he made the Left look respectable even in defeat.


15 May 2011 | BY Shahina KK

The story of how Mamata Banerjee became the new Left in West Bengal.


15 May 2011 | BY Rahul Pandita

Thirty-three years of uninterrupted Left rule in Bengal has left the state’s finances in a mess.


9 Dec 2010 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

A 12.5 million-strong sect in Bengal might vote en bloc for Didi because their guru wants them to.


17 Mar 2010 | BY Jaideep Mazumdar

There’s something tragic about Buddhadeb having to preside over the decline of the Left in West Bengal


15 Jul 2009 | BY Sandipan Deb

The Communists have come in for opprobrium because they have devalued their own worth


3 Jul 2009 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

As chief of the CPM’s central command, Prakash Karat finds himself presiding over an electoral rout and party disgruntlement


13 Jun 2009 | BY Jatin Gandhi
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