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What the Left Front Did Wrong in West Bengal

The curiosum of a ‘red regime’ with a knack to get re-elected term after term for over more than three decades within the ambit of a full-fledged multi-party democracy has finally disappeared.  The Left Front, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), has not merely lost the poll in West Bengal, it has been […]

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India: Triangular Phenomenon

Is there not an eerie resemblance between the current goings-on in West Bengal and the grisly events that took place there exactly four decades ago?  The dramatis personae are the same: the Right, represented by the Congress ruling at the Centre, the Left, euphemism for the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the ultra-Left, identified […]

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