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Historian Eric Hobsbawm passes away

Eric Hobsbawm, one of the most eminent British historians who closely followed the fluctuating fortunes of the Left movement in India and influenced many Indian scholars over decades, died in......

The nation-state tests its limits

Last week, as I was driving to work past Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai, I could not help but wonder what the gentlemen assembled there on August 8, 1942 would have made of some recent events. The......

Indian Left still stuck in the 1940s, says Karat

In a candid overview of the state of the Left parties in India, Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Prakash Karat told a conference at the University of Cambridge that the Leftist......

Don't forget, we are dealing with killers

For those who have personal experiences of a grotesque phenomenon called Naxalism, the assassination attempt on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu brought back unhappy memories.......

Why the middle-class across the world is angry

There are few periods in human history that have seen worldwide expressions of middle-class angst like the current one has. In India, this expression takes the form of - sometimes tacit and......

'Plenty of money is waiting to come'

Finance Minister Jaswant Singh works seven days a week these days to the utter discomfort of his officials. But then in election time, he has many commitments to keep.From giving inputs to......

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