BJP Bites Dust in Goa Elections

Sitaram Yechury The BJP’s brinkmanship in the recently concluded assem¬bly elections in Goa came to a nought. With bombastic claims and high sounding rhetoric, the BJP was visualis¬ing an increased support amongst the people of Goa resulting in its becoming the ruling party. The BJP was

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BJP Bangalore Meeting

Sitaram Yechury The BJP has emerged from its recently concluded National Executive meeting at Bangalore as a hydra-headed mon¬ster. Both in its political and economic resolutions, it clearly expressed its satisfaction with the present state of affairs. It, in fact, goes further to endorse this

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Advani’s statement on Babri Masjid

Sitaram Yechury Mr. Advani continues to excel himself in perfecting perfidy. While replying to a discussion on growing atrocities against minorities in various parts of the country, in the Lok Sabha, the Home Minister made an amazing claim that the demolition of the Babri Masjid had jolted him

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The Unfolding Of The Real Agenda

Sitaram Yechury The first one week of the BJP led government at the Centre has clearly shown the unfolding of its real agenda which continues to be kept camouflaged from the people. In fact, there has been an unfolding of two hidden agendas. First, while publicly appearing to give up the hard

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The Unfolding Of The Hidden Agenda

Sitaram Yechury The first few weeks of the BJP-led government at the centre has clearly shown the unfolding of its real agenda which continues to be kept camouflaged. In fact, there has been an unfolding of two hidden agendas. First, while publicly appearing to give up the hard core communal

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The BJP Campaign: Myths & Reality

Sitaram Yechury The BJP general secretary’s revelation that its prime ministerial candidate is the mukhota (mask) hiding the real mukh (face) of the BJP is a description that is not confined only to Mr. Vajpayee. As the elections draw closer, the BJP’s behaviour exposes it as a wolf

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Supreme National Interest Demands Defeat of BJP

Sitaram Yechury In the face of a certain defeat in the forthcoming assembly elections, the BJP’s desperation has reached a state of panic. Absurd and shrill allegations against the Communists, particularly against the CPI(M), have become the common stock of congenital anti-Communists in

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BJP Loses Assembly Elections

Sitaram Yechury It may, indeed, appear ironic to the cynical who had sealed the future of socialism with the close of the 20th century, that the present situation in India should offer tremendous opportunities for the Left to advance. The massive erosion of the BJP’s popular support, as

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Remembering EMS

Sitaram Yechury Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad. My first brush with this name came many years before I understood what politics was all about. That was in 1967. As an school student, one literally had to memorise this long complicated name to answer an inevitable question of general

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