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.
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.
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.
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.
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.