You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> India

Ritabrata Banerjee expelled: CPI(M) continues on its path of self-destruction

DNWEB25993 | 9/16/2017 | Author : Arghya Roy Chowdhury | WC :641

DNA Analysis

 

 

A very common war-cry during CPI(M) processions in Kolkata back in the day used to be Haate Haate Comrade - Gore tolo Barricade (comrades let us grow the resistance by coordinating with each other)
A sizeable crowd would go from lanes and thoroughfares led by a senior leader. One could fault their message, make fun of their utopian world-view, but one could never deny the enthusiasm of the young cadres.
Cut to 2017. Battered in elections after elections, the Left is struggling to get young, talented leaders to replenish its feeble bench strength. At a time when Indian politics is swept by the shrewd election manoeuvring of Amit Shah, with sections of media trying to predict another comeback for R
Read full story



Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on India

DSK, wife arrested from Delhi hotel
DNDEL15667 | 2/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Anurag Bende | WC :242

Pune: After the Bombay High Court lifted the interim protection from arrest to Pune-based real estate developer DS Kulkarni, the Pune police arrested him and his wife Hemanti from Delhi on Friday. After bringing them back to Pune, the couple was prod
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Cauvery verdict a let-down, TN pins hope on Centre
DNDEL15668 | 2/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Jagannath | WC :287

Chennai: Expressing his disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict -- which has reduced the quantum of Cauvery water to be released for Tamil Nadu -- Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami who is facing the ire of opposition parties and farmers for
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Women in Kashmir spin a different yarn, thanks to Army
DNDEL15669 | 2/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Ishfaq-ul-Hassan | WC :209

Baramulla: Inside a well-decorated hall in the Indian Army’s Chinar 9Jawan Club in north Kashmir’s Baramulla, a group of Hijab-wearing women is busy drawing designs for a new women apparel line. The Chinar 9Jawan Club is acting as a one-stop skill de
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Raids continue, seizure value now `5,674 cr
DNDEL15670 | 2/18/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :1014

Mumbai: Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar strongly criticised the Congress for attacking the government over the Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, saying it would boomerang on the latter. Speaking to DNA, Javadeka
Add To LightboxCalculate Price