India

Bidding Riddle

GAIL India has a spectacular track record in project implementation. But now, the company is caught in litigation due to a tender-related controversy that threatens to put its key investment behind schedule Noor Mohammad Delhi

Injustice is LAAL

The peaceful struggle of the poor people of Lalgarh retells a history of abysmal poverty and pain, total absence of good governance, and the corrupt regime of armed CPM goons Aritra Bhattacharya Lalgarh

No interpreter of maladies

Uninterrupted power for 32 years has blunted the sensibilities of the Left to feel the pulse of the people. The communists had raised expectations when they swept to power in 1977. But, they failed to live up to it. Instead, they injected sloth and nepotism in every state-run institution Rakhi Chakrabarty Kolkata/Delhi