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Why Vaccination Drive Failed Despite World’s Largest Capacity

By Prabir Purkayastha Our first concept of self-reliance came out of our struggle for independence. It meant developing the indigenous capacity of our people, institutions and industry against the colonial control of the economy. The second self-reliance – Modi’s slogan of Atmanirbhar Bharat – means only local manufacturing. Without...

May 22 · >

Best Homage To Sunderlal Bahuguna Is Protection Of Environment

By Bharat Dogra Sunderlal Bahuguna is no more. The veteran environmentalist and Chipko movement leader passed away on May 21 around noon at a hospital in Rishikesh, where he had been admitted about two weeks ago following Covid-type symptoms. He was born in a village along the bank of...

May 22 · >

Left Democrats Put Big Pressure On Biden To Work For Cease-Fire

By Nitya Chakraborty The Left democrats, especially the progressive caucus have achieved a major victory in influencing the foreign policy  by persuading the Biden presidency to take a tough line towards aggressive Israeli regime and compelling the prime minister  Netanyahu to agree to a  cease- fire. This was the...

May 21 · >

Destitution, Hunger And The Lockdown

By Prabhat Patnaik On March 24, 2020, Narendra Modi had announced that the country would go into a lockdown after four hours! This nation-wide lockdown was to last till the end of May, after which there were local lockdowns but not a general one. It brought acute hardship to...

May 21 · >

Centre Must Initiate Talks With Agitating Farmers

By Gyan Pathak After the 11th round of talks between the Centre and the farmers’ unions broke down on January 22, the Centre preferred to test the patience of the agitating farmers rather than taking initiatives for renewing talks with them. Both the sides remained adamant on their stand...

May 21 · >

Daunting Challenges Before Pinarayi 2.0

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The newly sworn in Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government is on cloud nine. It has every right to feel ecstatic as Pinarayi has become the first communist chief minister to win a second consecutive term in office, bucking the trend of the LDF...

May 21 · >

Exit USA And Enter China Into Afghan Stage

By Sankar Ray No sooner had the USA and NATO announced the unconditional withdrawal of its troops by the twentieth anniversary of 9-11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon, rattling the shaky-from-the beginning peace talks, than the diplomatic circles specialising the nebulous geopolitics...

May 21 · >

Punjab Feud Mars Congress Chances In 2022

By Rahil Nora Chopra With farmers angry with the BJP over the new contentious farm laws, there was a presumption that the next assembly election in Punjab would be a cake walk for the Congress. But the running feud between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu, who...

May 21 · >

End Israeli Aggression, Free Palestine

By Prakash Karat The Israeli attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem and the Israeli aggression on Gaza are not disparate or coincidental events. They are part of the long war waged by the Israeli State against the Palestinian people – in the occupied territories of Gaza and the West Bank...

May 20 · >

RSS Attempt To Swim Over The Tide

By Binoy Viswam RSS, the ideological harbinger of the Modi government, has come to the scene openly. While the Prime Minister and his team handle the grave situation unleashed by the second wave of the pandemic in their typical style, the RSS patriarchs could grasp the real gravity of...

May 20 · >