ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles by Arnab PalSubscribe to Arnab Pal

Sanctimonious Humbug

The central government resorted to sanctimonious humbug when its minister of state for home affairs, in a written reply to the DMK member of Parliament Kanimozhi, clarified that the government is not considering the criminalisation of marital rape.

Corporate Greed

With reference to your editorial “Blood Garments” (EPW, 25 May 2013), the collapse of Rana Plaza in Bangladesh would be the latest incident in the string of tragedies like the suicides of the “Monsanto farmers” in India, the oil pipeline fires that have killed poor children in Nigeria or the deat

Push towards Extremism?

The arrest of Shiladitya Chowdhury, a farmer who raised some uncomfortable questions at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s rally in Belpahari, is a clear manifestation of a gradually evolving police state.

Refusing to Learn

It is hard to escape the questions arising from the Communist Party of ­India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] politburo’s decision to support Pranab Mukherjee for the President of India. The arguments proffered remain unconvincing.

Death of Kishenji and Peace Talks

The encounter death of Communist Party of India (Maoist) politburo member Kishenji has raised some questions, which demand serious introspection by both the Maoists and the Mamata Banerjee government.

Who Is to Blame in Lalgarh?

In his letter “Misconceptions on Lalgarh” (EPW, 15 May 2010) Meghnad Bhunia highlighted some factual errors in the article “Is Lalgarh Showing the Way?”.

Back to Top