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TMC Victory Reveals the Feudal Side of West Bengal: A Critique of the Subalternization-Lumpenization Thesis

By Arunoday Majumder
It requires imagination to suggest that the upper caste hold on the politics of the state has broken despite contrary evidence in the surnames of top ministers and party leaders.


Is Mamata Banerjee indulging in ‘Muslim Appeasement’ in West Bengal?

By Mursed Alam & Mosarrap H. Khan
While the Sachar Committee Report was criticised by the Left Government (which ruled the state for almost 35 years) as based on ‘secondary’ sources, the findings of the ASGG Report, which is based on primary data, not only supports the conclusions of the Sachar Committee Report but points out that the condition of the Muslims has not improved at all since then.