ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Indraneel dasgupta

Economics and Politics of Some Emerging Fault Lines in Rural West Bengal

Some key changes in the economic structure of rural West Bengal over the last decade are identifi ed, focusing in particular on changes in the relative importance of various sectors and classes. While explaining the decline of the left class organisations, these changes also help to understand the sources of the TMC’s strength and weaknesses.

Death in Police Custody

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.