EDITORIAL

The Call of April 22, 2013 Carry Forward the Achievements of the 9th Congress

22 April 2013 marks the 44th anniversary of the foundation of CPI(ML). This year as we observe this historic day and rededicate ourselves to the revolutionary tasks and goals the Party was formed to fulfil, we draw strength and inspiration from

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The Game Is Up for Team Manmohan – It’s the PM who Must Go Now!

Recent revelations have once again confirmed the extent to which the UPA Government is mired in corruption and cover-ups, from a series of Ministers right up to the Prime Minister. The UPA Government, which had brazenly denied the coal scam

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The Stage Is Set for the Lok Sabha Elections

The stage is almost set for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections and battle lines are nearly drawn. Major parties of the ruling classes – whether ‘national’ parties like the Congress and the BJP or the host of regional parties wielding power

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Midday Meal Tragedy in Bihar – Innocent Victims of Callous Governnace

The midday meal tragedy at Gandaman village of Masrakh block of Bihar’s Chhapra district has come as a severe blow to the tall claims of the powers that be in both Delhi and Patna. The central government treats the

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Independence Day 2013: Rhetoric versus Reality

August 15, 2013 marked the 66th anniversary of India’s Independence. For the rulers, the Independence Day has always been an occasion to revel in self-congratulatory eloquence seeking to give a sweet coating to the harsh reality experienced by the people at

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Narendra Modi: Lethal Mix of Communal and Corporate Fascism

The BJP has predictably completed the formality of anointing Narendra Modi the party’s PM candidate for 2014 and once again LK Advani has gone through the motions of sulking and falling in line. However much the love-hate display of this

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Boldly Confront Corporate-Backed Corruption and Clamour for Modi

Even as the Congress tries hard to hit an emotional pitch over its food-for-vote campaign, the spectre of corruption keeps coming back to haunt it hard, challenging its survival in power and threatening to reduce it to its lowest ever

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‘Saheb’ Snooping Tapes

What do the tape-recordings of illegal surveillance on a woman by the Home Minister and ATS for their ‘Saheb’, and the BJP’s line of defence, show about the state of democracy in BJP’s ‘model’ state Gujarat? The tapes

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The Maharashtra-Haryana Verdict: Implications and Challenges

That Maharashtra and Haryana were ripe for a change of government was clearly a foregone conclusion. Both dispensations were seriously discredited and had lost all legitimacy in general public perception. Sure of the ouster of the Congress-led governments in both

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CC Call for 2014

2013 had begun on a high note of popular assertion and the momentum continued through the year. The unprecedented upsurge of young India triggered by the December 16 incident of the brutal gang-rape of Nirbhaya in a Delhi bus forced Parliament to

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Reform the Police! Make Police Accountable to Democratic Rights! Reclaim the Republic!!

On the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Delhi witnessed a dharna by the AAP ministers and MLAs in Delhi. As the dharna entered its second day, Kejriwal said there would be no ‘middle-of-the-road’ solution and it would go on

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Corruption and Price Rise Cannot Be Combated Without Reversing Pro-Corporate Policies of Privatisation

If the Jan Lokpal Bill united the Congress and BJP in opposition to it, recent statements by AAP leaders while addressing corporate houses have squarely placed the AAP in the same camp as the Congress and BJP on the question

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