Our modern republic is founded on secular democracy, federalism, social justice and economic self-reliance. Where do we stand today on each one of these foundational pillars? Sitaram Yechury asks.
If the world wants to realise the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, we need a new policy trajectory for most countries, writes Sitaram Yechury.
India's position in the world lies in its intrinsic internal strength. We will end up weakening ourselves if we become a subordinate ally of the US, writes Sitaram Yechury.
The government’s task does not end with probing scams. The monies looted must be diverted to promote the welfare of the common man. Sitaram Yechury writes.
Disrupting Parliament proceedings allows the government of the day to escape accountability. That is why it is essential to break this logjam, writes Sitaram Yechury.
West Asia has been propped up for decades by regimes beholden to the US. The people are now reclaiming their own countries, writes Sitaram Yechury.
The UPA is cutting subsidies for the poor and giving concessions to the rich. This policy direction is weakening India’s economic fundamentals. Sitaram Yechury writes.
India must work to stop the military aggression in the Arab world because the citizens of Islamic countries have the right to decide their future. Sitaram Yechury writes.
Census 2011 highlights the wide discrepancies that exist within India. It's imperative that such data be used to drive policies. Sitaram Yechury writes.
Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin's flight, we know very little about the universe. Nations must collaborate to improve our understanding of the outer world and our lives. Sitaram Yechury writes.
India, as we know it today, is an outcome of the battle among three ideologies. The same battle
is being fought in Bengal too. Sitaram Yechury writes.
Despite the recent debacle in the assembly elections, the Left still has an important role to play in the creation of a better India, writes Sitaram Yechury.
The UPA 2 is implementing neo-liberal economic reforms and promoting crony capitalism. This goes against the UPA’s professed concern for the aam aadmi. Sitaram Yechury writes.
An anti-corruption law alone will not solve the problem. To win this battle conclusively, we need to erase the social and economic inequalities that exist today. Sitaram Yechury writes.
The neo-liberal policies that the 1991 budget unleashed have led to the impoverishment of many Indians. The Gen Next reforms will only worsen the situation, writes Sitaram Yechury.