Pragoti presents for its readers the text of sixth Tarakeswar Chakraborti Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor Venkatesh Athreya. The lecture is organised by All India Bank Employee's Association (AIBEA) in tie up with University of Madras.
The political debte on West Bengal's rural transformation is not new. But after Singur and Nandigram, it got a new lease of life.
Billy Nair, stalwart of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, died on October 23, 2008. As a communist, he led from the front in the struggle of the working class against imperialism and racist domination.
Pragoti brings together an obituary and the statements of SACP, COSATU and ANC - the three organisations that shaped Billy Nair and to which he dedicated his life.
An article on nuclear power from New Worker, published by the New Communist Party of Britain.