EDITORIAL

Kolkata Calamity: Time to Question The ‘Flyover Model’ of Urban Development

On the 1st of April, a flyover that had been under construction for several years in Kolkata, collapsed in a crowded commercial area, trapping pedestrians and vehicles under concrete and metal. This deadly calamity killed 26 and severely injuring nearly a 100

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Reject Sangh-BJP Lessons on Nationalism, Defeat Modi’s Attempt to Appropriate Ambedkar

Close to two years in power, the BJP now realises it pretty well that it cannot fight another election on the pretentious plank of development or repatriation of black money. Last November we saw them fight the elections to Bihar

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Retrieve the Revolutionary Essence of Marxism

The last decade of the 20th century, which Lenin had hoped would usher in the socialist transformation of the whole world, has ironically opened its account with the dismantling of the first proletarian socialist state. Soviet Union has collapsed and

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22 April — Then And Now

It was not just another birth anniversary of Vladimir Ilyich or the foundation day cf yet another communist party. 22 April 1959 marked the retrieval of revolutionary Marxism-Leninism in India from the quagmire of revisionism — and that in the ideological, movemental and

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Remembering Charu Mazumdar Before the Fifth Party Congress

July 28. Twenty years ago on this day, comrade Charu Mazumdar was tortured to death in police custody after twelve days of rigorous 'interrogation' failed to extract any Party secrets from him. His death was avenged instantly and sporadically by a

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Onwards! For the Biggest Communist Party of India!

WE HAVE taken the pledge to turn our Party into the biggest Communist Party of India by the end of this century. This is a historic responsibility, for the prospects of unification of India's communist movement as well as anew

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But this is not the way, friends!

“NOW MR. Laloo Yadav who has shown India the way to combat communalism in the past will tell you how to fight it in future” – announced Comrade Surjeet from the dias of the recently held anti-communal rally in Delhi. The

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Walkover in a Friendly Match

LALOO YADAV has won the Patna parliamentary seat defeating the JL/BJP by a thumping majority. While the BJP retained its support base, Congress votes suffered a steep decline and the CPI, the other contender, was virtually decimated. Despite our

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Prime Minister Must Step Down !

The dramatic disclosures made by Harshad Mehta about the Rs. One crore payoff made to a person no less than the Prime Minister of the country have once again exposed the incorrigibly venal character of the Congress(I). The Harshad

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Well Done Comrades ! Now Over To The Streets !

Narsimha Rao government has survived the CPI(M)-sponsored no-confidence motion by the virtue of a last minute defection of seven JD(A) MPs led by Mr. Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav. Going by the track record of Mr. Yadav, however,

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Lessons of Bharat Bandh

Bharat Bandh on 9th September will go down in history as yet another landmark in working people's struggle against the existing socio-economic order. Though its intensity remained confined to certain states where forces of Left were strong and organised, it

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Defeat the Dark Forces of Communalism! ### Victory to the People’s Forces of Progress!!

The countdown to one of the most significant elections in Indian electoral history has begun. Any victory of aggressive communal forces of Hindutwa, particularly in the state of Uttar Pradesh, will definitely raise the communal temperature throughout the country and

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