Students affiliated to the Students Federation of India at the Jawaharlal Nehru University write an open letter to Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on the eve of his visit to the university to speak on the issue of addressing the Maoist challenge in the country.
Questioning the call of poll boycott and attacks on voters by Indian Maoists
Saibal Bishnu and Chirashree Das Gupta argue that the attempts to build a 'coalition of the willing' by the opposition in West Bengal, despite its motley hues, is bound together by the common agenda of anti-communism.
What is the agenda of the Maoist armed people’s war in India? What is their class agenda? Are they really anti-imperialist? Have they ever been visible in any struggle against liberalization, privatization and globalization?
Prachanda says: “Even when the People’s War was going on, we concluded that multiparty competition is a must even in socialism. Not only in the phase of democratic revolution but also in the phase of socialism, if multiparty competition is not there then a vibrant society will not be possible." The Nepalese Maoists have embarked upon a journey in a new direction. The contours of their political strategy and tactics as well as their economic thinking have been clearly articulated. We only hope that Ganapathy and his Party learn the appropriate lessons from this long march towards people’s democracy.
This article emerged as a result of detailed discussion among members of the Pragoti group on Maoist politics and ideology, with inputs specially from Comrade Srinivasan Ramani, Comrade Prasenjit Bose and Comrade Maidul Islam
Last one in a series analyzing the opportunist trend exposed in the recent party congress of CPI[ML] Liberation and its call for establishing an alternative left.
First one in a series analyzing the opportunist trend exposed in the recent party congress of CPI[ML] Liberation and its call for establishing an alternative left.
After Nandigram, the collusion between Maoists and some political parties is exposed in Jharkhand.