April 13, 2013
West Bengal: A State in Need of Redemption
Under Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal continues to struggle politically and economically.
March 04, 2013
The Left Gains Ground in India’s Northeast
The assembly election results from India’s northeast are a reminder of the nation’s political division.
August 22, 2012
India Ups the Ante Along Chinese Border
India has reactivated its Panagarh air base in W. Bengal with possible mid-air refueling tanker aircraft.
March 16, 2012
Will Banerjee Derail UPA?
Plans for a hike in rail fares by Dinesh Trivedi have angered West Bengal’s chief minister. Congress is in trouble.
August 22, 2011
Populism and Paschimbanga
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has chosen to rename the state Paschimbanga. Does it matter?
June 20, 2011
Banerjee's Misplaced Priorities
Recently-elected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have some unusual priorities lined up.
May 31, 2011
Getting Over India’s Gender Bias
Isn’t it time to stop judging female politicians solely on what they do to improve the status of women in India?
May 26, 2011
Marxism Liberated in India
The communists took a drubbing in recent assembly elections. It’s probably a good result for Marxism.
May 16, 2011
Communists Fall in West Bengal
Populist Mamata Banerjee and her supporters rout the long-ruling Communist Party in West Bengal.