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  • After communally polarising the country, the BJP is now ruling through ordinance. This undermines the very essence of our democracy, writes CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury.
  • Dec 29, 2014 22:02 IST

    New year ahead but no acche din

    After communally polarising the country, the BJP is now ruling through ordinance. This undermines the very essence of our democracy, writes CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury.

  • Dec 16, 2014 22:12 IST

    BJP turning to polarisation to serve its political ends

    The current RS impasse is a reflection of the furious unfolding of the Modi govt’s ‘lethal cocktail’ — selling grandiose illusions of ‘prosperity’ through ‘development’ while unleashing rabid communal polarisation, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • subsidy
    Dec 01, 2014 23:57 ISTleft hand drive

    A charmed life for India Inc

    The route to put our economy back on a high-growth trajectory lies in expanding domestic demand by generating employment through public investments to build our much-needed economic, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi
    Nov 17, 2014 22:48 ISTleft hand drive

    The Right-wing route is wrong

    Remembering Nehru must mean that the RSS/BJP is not allowed to inscribe their 'thought and reverie' on the ancient palimpsest of India. This requires the reversal of the present neoliberal economic reforms trajectory, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Nov 03, 2014 21:24 ISTLeft Hand Drive

    BJP's cocktail of communalism, anti-people reforms

    The central government is pursuing the diabolic agenda of anti-people economic reforms and communal polarisation. This is ‘vote bank politics’ of the worst order, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • If we can reach Mars, we can clean India: PM Modi
    Oct 06, 2014 22:25 ISTLEFT HAND DRIVE

    RSS-BJP: Unmaking the Indian Republic

    Modi's agenda seems to be clear: Transform the secular, democratic Indian Republic into the RSS vision of a rabidly intolerant fascistic ‘Hindu rashtra’ while simultaneously reducing ourselves to being a subordinate ally of US imperialism, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Caste Discrimination
    Sep 23, 2014 22:05 IST

    Ignorance, lies pose as truth in RSS' history books

    The dismissal of 11 Dalit students from a BJP state government-run school in Bikaner because they were drinking water from an earthen pot earmarked for an upper caste teacher once again highlights the continuing caste and social oppression.

  • Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani
    Sep 08, 2014 23:12 ISTLeft Hand Drive

    A mirage called ‘Modi Magic’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims to have reversed the ‘paralysis’ that had gripped the economy. But the statistics tell a different story, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Ananthamurthy
    Aug 25, 2014 22:00 ISTleft hand drive

    Ananthamurthy, writer and defender of everybody's India

    UR Ananthamurthy remained a socialist by conviction and practice till the end. He relentlessly contributed to the evolution of the idea of India. He felt the imposition of anything was alien to India’s ethos, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Aug 11, 2014 22:16 ISTleft hand drive

    Be warned, BJP-RSS combine's agenda is to divide and rule

    The RSS, which is against the idea of India as a pluralistic society, is seeking to negate the vibrancy of the mosaic that distinguishes the country, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • PM Modi and his ministers
    Jul 14, 2014 22:00 ISTLeft Hand Drive

    Poison pen: Attempt to rewrite India's history is dangerous

    The destruction of historical files by the BJP may have been to erase the RSS’s role in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Modi - First day of Parliament
    Jun 30, 2014 23:01 ISTLeft Hand Drive

    Profits before people, corporates before country

    The Modi government appears to send signals that it shall implement the UPA policy trajectory of widening the divide between the two Indias more aggressively.

  • Modi - First day of Parliament
    Jun 16, 2014 22:55 ISTLeft hand drive

    BJP slogans are like old whine in a new bottle

    Having reaped the benefit of people’s discontent during the LS elections, the BJP is now asking the people to be prepared for a more lethal dose of the same prescription as UPA's, writes Sitaram Yechury.

  • Modi Cabinet
    Jun 03, 2014 00:19 IST

    Initial signals from Narendra Modi government are ominous

    People hoping for relief from economic burdens from this new government — ‘Acche din aane wale hai’ — now face another diesel price hike, fuelling the cascading inflationary spiral. Sitaram Yechury writes.

  • Amit Shah
    May 19, 2014 21:30 IST

    The BJP’s victory is not truly representative

    Despite 69% of the people voting against it, the party has a comfortable majority. It’s time to do away with the ‘first past the post’ system.