The magnificent victory of the CPI(M)-led Left Front in Tripura - winning 50 out of the 60 seats – and the success of the LF candidate in the Nalhati by-election in West Bengal has been interpreted as a “re-emergence” of the Left parties by a senior CPI(M) leader. This does not seem to be a rigorous assessment.
There was a question on Land reforms in Tripura by a reader.
R.Ramakumar, assistant professor at TISS, Mumbai and agricultural economist had sent this (an extract from the Tripura human development report) to respond to the reader. I thought it was prominent enough to feature as a separate post. Due thanks to both the reader and the responder. Click on image to get the full view.
Sushanta Talukdar reports on the Left Front's victory in Tripura for the Frontline
Report from INN
This is the story of a changed Tripura, where there are birds aplenty, not guns, where development, the dream of better living and the promise of job generation to thousands of unemployed have changed the scenario. An article originally taken from Ganashakti
From Subrata Chakraborty/INN
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on the Left parties’ role, his government’s achievements and promises, the Congress-INPT alliance in Tripura, and the insurgency situation in the northeast.An interview taken from The Hindu.
From Subrata Chakraborty /INN
CPI(M) Tripura State Committee expresses deep concern
over soaring price rise: Calls for bigger movement to compel the centre to
The spirited people of Tripura are preparing statewide to usher in yet another radiant face in the history of the state throwing to the winds all the cobwebs of conspiracy woven by the imperialist appendage extremist forces and the internal and international vested interests