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The Singur Agitation and the Contradictions of Agrarian Populism

People’s Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism by Sarasij Majumder, Orient BlackSwan, 2019; pp xii + 198, Rs 695 hardcover.

Death in Police Custody

We have watched with disgust and horror the brutal police assault on students during a peaceful demonstration organised by four Left students’ organisations on 2 April 2013 in Kolkata and the subsequent death of Sudipta Gupta, a participant in the demonstration, while in police custody. Sudipta was...

On Some Left Critiques of the Left

Much of the recent "Left" critique of the West Bengal government involves little more than an abjuration of both history and complexity. It would be unfortunate indeed if, intellectually paralysed by its electoral reverses, the CPI(M) in West Bengal were to now concede the agenda to such criticisms. To do so would be to betray the basic classes of the Left.
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