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Left's tacit support for naxals exposes "their two faces : BJP

New Delhi, June 20. (UNI): <b>Taking strong exception to the Left party's demand for withdrawing the Naga and Mizo battalions deployed to contain violence in Chhattisgarh, the BJP on Monday, said that the demand had exposed the "two faces" of the Communist parties.

Reacting to the demand of the Left parties to seek a ban on the 'Salva Judam', an all party backed tribal campaign against the naxal groups, BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar said although the Left parties said that they would raise the issues of rising prices of essential commodities, hike in petrol prices and other deviations from the Common Minimum Programme, these issues were only "Casually discussed without any concrete assurance, but they chose to discuss Salva Judum and deployment against naxalites and not the problems of the common man".
The BJP demands that the Centre should deploy more forces to fight the rising naxal menace threatening to carve out a red corridor transcending eight states from the Nepal border to Karnataka, he said.

Mr Javadekar claimed it was the Congress' unilateral ceasefire in Andhra Pradesh for one year without insisting the naxals give up their arms, which created problems for the nearby States of Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand, where the Ultras had regrouped and consolidated. About 379 civilians were killed and 95 police and military personnel were killed in the last two years, he noted.

He said Left's opposition to Salva Judum stemmed from the fact that the movement in Chhattisgarh was led by leading Congress leader Mahesh Karma, himself a former Communist.

"We strongly condemn the demand for banning Salva Judum, which believes in the principles of non-violence. This sort of playing around with security is not in national interest", he said.

The BJP spokesman said the stand taken by the Left Parties was very different from what they had taken in West Bengal, where they were fighting the ultra left insurgency themselves.

The tribals of Bastar were fed up with the violence of naxals and and had devised their own way of fighting naxals effectively. Thousands of villages had joined the movement, which is also spreading to Warrangal district of Andhra Pradesh, the hub of naxal violence.

The Centre should abandon its policy to treat the naxal problem as a law and order issue but should come out with a comprehensive national policy to check the scourge, Mr Javadekar stressed.


Centre-right? That’s all right
Shekhar Gupta
Posted online: Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 0000 hrs Print Email
CMs from north, south, east and west of the country are embracing markets and corporate investment. They have sensed the new mood

Shekhar Gupta
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Who needs checks & balances? Up & down in down southNow, don’t lose the plotLong live our dead ghosts

Two events on the same day this week, in the two most distant metros in the country, each involving an adversarial brother and a fraternal adversary, raised the same, intriguing, vital and delicious question. Was it pro-rich, or pro-aam admi?

In Mumbai Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone of the new metro, its builder-to-be, Anil Ambani, proudly by his side. Forget the politico-corporate significance of the event for a moment. Just ask yourself this simple question: when India’s most respected and successful economic reformer goes ahead to bless a mega commuting infrastructure project to be built by one of its biggest corporates and tells his own party’s government in Mumbai to get its act together, is he batting for the rich, or the poor? For corporate greed, or for the aam admi’s needs? Is he pulling his moral and prime ministerial weight in favour of the long-suffering poor and middle classes in a decaying city, or is he merely blessing another corporate money-making adventure and underlining his alleged neo-liberal obsession?

Now switch to Kolkata, nearly 2,000 km to the east. Here West Bengal Chief Minister Budhadeb Bhattacharjee stands beaming beside a beaming Mukesh Ambani on the 30th anniversary of the Left Front government, publicly thanks him for “taking the trouble” of coming to Kolkata and warmly welcomes his plans to invest Rs 2,000 crore each in agri-retailing and gas pipeline infrastructure. Is not only India’s, but possibly the world’s most popular Communist leader junking his beliefs and succumbing to the charms of the moneybags, or is he taking one more giant step for the welfare of the poorest of poor, the agrarian class of mostly very small land-owners with no marketing clout? Is this the rise of a new commie-corporate cronyism, or is it learning the truth from facts and doing the right thing by his own aam admi? The question becomes even more interesting as he followed this up immediately by amending his state’s Agricultrural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Act to allow the private sector to buy produce directly from the farmer.

If the answer is the former, that these were both pro-rich, neo-liberal sort of infractions, then it would seem the virus is catching on with the political class. In the same week, Tamil Nadu patriarch Karnunanidhi visited the Infosys and Wipro campuses in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, inspired by his party’s young IT minister at the Centre, Dayanidhi Maran, and in the company of Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in spite of the fact that politically he is part of a rival formation, and there are serious, current issues between their respective states. Again, in the same week, Manmohan Singh was in Bangalore too, laying the foundation stone of the metro there and an elevated highway in the company of the same Kumaraswamy who stabbed his party’s government in the back and now leads a coalition with the BJP.

And forget Manmohan Singh for the moment. He is, after all, no more than a ‘neo-liberal’, pro-American, pro-Zionist dilettante, anti-poor, and so anti-third world he even wants to take India out of that holy grouping by talking of high growth rates. What about the messiah of the poor Dravidian Karunanidhi, who would give his voter everything free, from rice to television sets to, who knows, an air-conditioner each next? And what about the Gowdas, the self-appointed, ‘humble’ champions of the poor farmer? Have they lost their way so completely as to be crowing about building infrastructure in Bangalore while rural Karnataka, particularly its farm sector, is in such ‘distress’?

Run your eye across the map of India and you cannot get away from the contagion. In Orissa BJP’s ally, Navin Patnaik, who also happens to be one of the cleanest and most popular chief ministers in the country, is rolling the red carpet to attract corporate investments from Tata to Jindal, from Iffco to Posco. Has he lost touch with the reality of his state, one of the poorest in India? Once again the same question, is he batting for the moneybags, or his aam admi?

Go north, south, east or west, the same question confronts you. One of the first ideas of the new Left Front government in Kerala, led by the most committed Stalinist since Stalin, is to exclude IT and tourism industries from strikes. India’s most prominent and politically successful Lohiaite, Mulayam Singh Yadav, has allowed a spectacular privatisation of sugar industry in his Uttar Pradesh that is working to the benefit of all, from the farmer, to the industrialist, to his exchequer. The number two Lohiaite, in Bihar, is so keen to attract investment he has appointed N.K. Singh of the NDA’s once-dreaded neo-liberal ‘mafia’ to head his development board. The BJP governments in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are building intra-state road networks in public-private partnerships or on BOT basis at break-neck speed. The chief ministers of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana are all bending over backwards to attract corporate investment, to build infrastructure, to corporatise agriculture, towards contract farming. Have they all gone mad? Have they all forgotten their politics? Just what the hell is going on?

Well, if they have indeed gone mad, at least the ideologues of the Left, the self-styled champions of the aam admi, assorted povertarians — who love poverty (different from the poor) so much their leitmotif is, “poverty is my birthright, and you shall have it” — should take heart. Because then India must be ripe for an immediate revolution. But no such thing is going to happen. In fact, in spite of all this dark talk of the have-nots versus have-mores, the farmer versus the broker, the corporate versus the destitute, the overall mood in our country is so wonderfully upbeat we are moving on nevertheless. In fact, as one case in point, in none of the states other than Bengal and Kerala, where elections have taken place lately, has the Left’s vote share added even one more percentage point.

CMs from north, south, east and west of the country are embracing markets and corporate investment. They have sensed the new mood

Who needs checks & balances? Up & down in down southNow, don’t lose the plotLong live our dead ghosts

So, here is my take on what is going on. A different sort of revolution is sweeping our country. It is sometimes said Manmohan Singh and his key ministers are erring gravely in running a centre-right government while the mood in their coalition, and even their party, is strongly centre-left. But if you forget the ‘mood’ for a moment and survey the entire country, and indeed the rest of the world as well, it is now evident that, whatever your ideology, there is only one way of economic governance. It is to embrace the global markets, be creative and competitive, fight for a larger share of the flowing capital, build better infrastructure, wealth, enterprise, and thereby more jobs and money for welfare schemes. You can call it centre-right if you wish. But if people, from Manmohan Singh to Buddhadeb, to Karunanidhi to Gowda, from Patnaik to Mulayam, from Nitish to Vasundhara and so on, are in their own ways following the same mantra of governance, there must be something right with it. This is the way India has been changing over the past 15 years. Events of this week just seem to have brought so much of the evidence together in such a remarkable manner.


India, Nepal and Left Praxis

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->That upsurge also has an important bearing upon  the practice of Left politics in India.  <b>It would be intellectually remiss of India’s  Maoists to simply ignore the enormous significance of the choice that their counterparts in Nepal have made. Just as it would also be somewhat snooty of the two main communist parties of India not to press the implications of the Nepal happening to strive for broader Left unity</b>.

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Assured of wide-ranging mass support, thanks to the unprecedented oppression wrought by ‘globalisation,’ they seem to have recognized that the most effective way at the present juncture to counter and neutralize imperialist designs is <b>to acquire overground legitimacy</b> through the ballot box.

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->In consonance with Lenin’s stipulations, there is a recognition here that where social organization teeters on the feudal or the communal-fascist, <b>communists have the all-important task of protecting the more progressive aspects of bourgeois development, while striving to forge mass awareness and mass movements that can promise further advances by bringing greater and more diverse numbers into the Peoples’ Democratic Revolution</b>.

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->The larger question, however, remains.  <b>Given a world-wide endorsement of the legitimacy of State violence and the paucity of regimes willing any longer to aid armed revolutions in other countries</b> on the one hand, and, on the other, the deepening of democratic consciousness among <b>India’s working people  and oppressed masses, coupled with their willingness to agitate</b>, is it not perhaps time to join those others in many parts of the world who are opting for the Peoples  Democratic Revolutionary path?  <b>At a time when the Left coalition wields some clout over governance in India, such a bold rethink would seem feasible for obvious reasons.</b><!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->A United Communist Party of India could genuinely aspire to transform the character of the Indian parliament, from whence much else could follow.  Let me conclude with some further wise words from Lenin:

  “Complete victory over capitalism cannot be won unless the
  proletariat, and following it, the mass of working people. . .
  voluntarily strive for alliance and unity”. (2)

<b>After all, the last thing that India’s immiserated masses deserve is a communist movement fragmented in half a dozen different formations along diverse practices.</b>
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->  July 02, 2006
<b>Cloning History, Marxian Style</b>
By Dr S.P. Gupta
Romila Thapar in her book, Ancient India, for class VI writes about cow eating. She says on page 40-41, "In fact, for special guest beef was served as a mark of honour (although in later centuries Brahmanas were forbidden to eat beef). A man's life was valued as equal to that of a hundred cows. If a man killed another man, he had to give a hundred cows to the family of the dead man as a punishment."

Commenting on it the expert committee while quoting Man and Environment, 1994 Volume XIX, Nos. 1-2) says, "That, beef eating was widely practiced in early India is widely accepted and has been mentioned by various historians, not just non-Indian historians. Among the most respected historians who wrote on this theme are Rajendra Lala Mitra, whose The Indo Aryans (1891) has a chapter on the prevalence of this practice, and P.V. Kane, whose Definitive History of Dharmasastra also cited passages concerning beef eating and cow slaughter. Additionally, the literary and archaeologist evidence for beef eating was discussed by the most wellknown archaeologist of post-Independence India, H.D. Sankalia (Seminar, 93, 1967). Since then, two other Indian archaeologists, P.K. Thomas and P.P. Joglekar, have summarized the data on cattle bones that are found at archaeological sites in India and have drawn attention to the substantial contribution of cattle in the form of meat, apart from their uses as draught animals and in agricultural operations."

Archaeology, like the Vedas themselves, is the primary source to reconstruct the history of the past communities. Unfortunately, all archaeological reports on bones found in archaeology use the term 'cattle bones' and not 'cow bones'. 'Cattle', according to Oxford and all other dictionaries include 'cow' and 'bulls'. Paleontologists cannot distinguish one from the other. Romila Thapar makes mention of cows. So also other NCERT authors. In archaeology even buffalos' bones are often included in cattle bones. But buffalo has not been as sacred to Hindus as the cows. The article by Thomas in Man and Environment (Vol. XIX, 1994) is also not at all specific when it comes to cow.

It may also be mentioned here that Dr R. L. Mitra's work was published and conceived much before the discovery of the famous Indus valley civilization site called Harappa. Besides Dr. Mitra's research is entirely based on literary references and sources. P. V. Kane's work was also written on the basis of literary sources. He has not used a single archaeological source to substantiate the arguments that the ancient Indians were cow eaters.

It may also be categorically mentioned that there is a specific reference with regard to the bone analysis of the cows specially from the Indus valley sites or Harappan sites showing the cut marks on the bones recovered from the excavated stratum which generally is the key to distinguish the natural death and deliberate killing of cows for the purpose of beef eating. It is merely a conjecture to assert that the cattle bones found from the Harappan sites justify that the ancient Indians were cow eaters. Beside there has been no cut bones studies which is an exclusive study conducted by the palaeo-pathological analysis of the bones from the excavated sites of Harappa, Mohen-jo-daro and other sites.

Interpretations of the original texts by historians have been cloned to a variety of reasons—colonial bias, Marxist bias, caste bias, etc. We have to be hundred per cent sure about 'cow' which is considered mother by Hindus. Taking shelter under the terms 'beef' and 'cattle' will hardly do. Bull or ox do belong to the cow family but it is not cow.

No one needs defending any secondary source, the writing of scholar, to the original. As pointed out earlier, secondary sources, which have interpreted the term gau as 'cow' in English, is not correct. 'Beef' also includes meat of cows as well as of ox or Bull. It is a clear case of the burden of two languages.
<i>(The author is a noted archaeologist.)</i>

<span style='color:red'>Left parties new grown love for Islamic Ummah is result of international polarization of left and right which started from 2001 when racial conference in Durban put the issue of Palestine on high priority list of left movement. Left is not only supporting cause of Palestine it also pushing its agenda in Nepal by hijacking foreign policy of India. Politbureau member Sitaram Yechuri is mediating and facilitating between Political parties of Nepal and Maoists without any legitimacy of Indian government. He is not mediating on part of Indian mission and trying to provide solid ground for his Maoists comrades to strengthen their base and resources. Democratic parties want ceremonial powers to king but Maoists want to hang him and Yechuri want participation of Maoists in government at any cost even on the cost of national security also.

Some doubts has been raised in various circles that if some Maoists will become part of government a new wave of intra factional war between Maoists cadre will start and Nepal soon will emerge as Kabul and Iraq of south Asia . Yechuri has nothing to do with these apprehensions and he is in hurry to get Maoists in main stream to pressurize Indian government to follow this formula in India very soon and stop police action against these militants in various states.


I'll edit this post for now (pending moderator review), No point of promoting any propoganda material for communists or christist or jihadists or their apologists.

No problem,
I just wanted to make people aware of the propaganda being unleashed against self respecting hindu and hindu unity.
i dunno if this has been posted before. but here is a link to one article (available only to subscribers) and another article in its entirity, both by one PAnkaj Mishra, devout commie, lampooning india's new found wealth and progress. together with arundhuti roy and other pinkos these types spend their time organising anti india and pro commie seminars in top hotels in the west and "expose" india's poverty, instead of actually doig anything constructive about it.


here is the other article -

The Myth of the New India
Published: July 6, 2006


INDIA is a roaring capitalist success story." So says the latest issue of Foreign Affairs; and last week many leading business executives and politicians in India celebrated as Lakshmi Mittal, the fifth richest man in the world, finally succeeded in his hostile takeover of the Luxembourgian steel company Arcelor. India's leading business newspaper, The Economic Times, summed up the general euphoria over the event in its regular feature, "The Global Indian Takeover": "For India, it is a harbinger of things to come — economic superstardom."

This sounds persuasive as long as you don't know that Mr. Mittal, who lives in Britain, announced his first investment in India only last year. He is as much an Indian success story as Sergey Brin, the Russian-born co-founder of Google, is proof of Russia's imminent economic superstardom.

In recent weeks, India seemed an unlikely capitalist success story as communist parties decisively won elections to state legislatures, and the stock market, which had enjoyed record growth in the last two years, fell nearly 20 percent in two weeks, wiping out some $2.4 billion in investor wealth in just four days. This week India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, made it clear that only a small minority of Indians will enjoy "Western standards of living and high consumption."

There is, however, no denying many Indians their conviction that the 21st century will be the Indian Century just as the 20th was American. The exuberant self-confidence of a tiny Indian elite now increasingly infects the news media and foreign policy establishment in the United States.

Encouraged by a powerful lobby of rich Indian-Americans who seek to expand their political influence within both their home and adopted countries, President Bush recently agreed to assist India's nuclear program, even at the risk of undermining his efforts to check the nuclear ambitions of Iran. As if on cue, special reports and covers hailing the rise of India in Time, Foreign Affairs and The Economist have appeared in the last month.

It was not so long ago that India appeared in the American press as a poor, backward and often violent nation, saddled with an inefficient bureaucracy and, though officially nonaligned, friendly to the Soviet Union. Suddenly the country seems to be not only a "roaring capitalist success story" but also, according to Foreign Affairs, an "emerging strategic partner of the United States." To what extent is this wishful thinking rather than an accurate estimate of India's strengths?

Looking for new friends and partners in a rapidly changing world, the Bush administration clearly hopes that India, a fellow democracy, will be a reliable counterweight against China as well as Iran. But trade and cooperation between India and China is growing; and, though grateful for American generosity on the nuclear issue, India is too dependent on Iran for oil (it is also exploring developing a gas pipeline to Iran) to wholeheartedly support the United States in its efforts to prevent the Islamic Republic from acquiring a nuclear weapon. The world, more interdependent now than during the cold war, may no longer be divided up into strategic blocs and alliances.

Nevertheless, there are much better reasons to expect that India will in fact vindicate the twin American ideals of free markets and democracy that neither Latin America nor post-communist countries — nor, indeed, Iraq — have fulfilled.

Since the early 1990's, when the Indian economy was liberalized, India has emerged as the world leader in information technology and business outsourcing, with an average growth of about 6 percent a year. Growing foreign investment and easy credit have fueled a consumer revolution in urban areas. With their Starbucks-style coffee bars, Blackberry-wielding young professionals, and shopping malls selling luxury brand names, large parts of Indian cities strive to resemble Manhattan.

Indian business tycoons are increasingly trying to control marquee names like Taittinger Champagne and the Carlyle Hotel in New York. "India Everywhere" was the slogan of the Indian business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this year.

But the increasingly common, business-centric view of India suppresses more facts than it reveals. Recent accounts of the alleged rise of India barely mention the fact that the country's $728 per capita gross domestic product is just slightly higher than that of sub-Saharan Africa and that, as the 2005 United Nations Human Development Report puts it, even if it sustains its current high growth rates, India will not catch up with high-income countries until 2106.

Nor is India rising very fast on the report's Human Development index, where it ranks 127, just two rungs above Myanmar and more than 70 below Cuba and Mexico. Despite a recent reduction in poverty levels, nearly 380 million Indians still live on less than a dollar a day.

Malnutrition affects half of all children in India, and there is little sign that they are being helped by the country's market reforms, which have focused on creating private wealth rather than expanding access to health care and education. Despite the country's growing economy, 2.5 million Indian children die annually, accounting for one out of every five child deaths worldwide; and facilities for primary education have collapsed in large parts of the country (the official literacy rate of 61 percent includes many who can barely write their names). In the countryside, where 70 percent of India's population lives, the government has reported that about 100,000 farmers committed suicide between 1993 and 2003.

Feeding on the resentment of those left behind by the urban-oriented economic growth, communist insurgencies (unrelated to India's parliamentary communist parties) have erupted in some of the most populous and poorest parts of north and central India. The Indian government no longer effectively controls many of the districts where communists battle landlords and police, imposing a harsh form of justice on a largely hapless rural population.

The potential for conflict — among castes as well as classes — also grows in urban areas, where India's cruel social and economic disparities are as evident as its new prosperity. The main reason for this is that India's economic growth has been largely jobless. Only 1.3 million out of a working population of 400 million are employed in the information technology and business processing industries that make up the so-called new economy.

No labor-intensive manufacturing boom of the kind that powered the economic growth of almost every developed and developing country in the world has yet occurred in India. Unlike China, India still imports more than it exports. This means that as 70 million more people enter the work force in the next five years, most of them without the skills required for the new economy, unemployment and inequality could provoke even more social instability than they have already.

For decades now, India's underprivileged have used elections to register their protests against joblessness, inequality and corruption. In the 2004 general elections, they voted out a central government that claimed that India was "shining," bewildering not only most foreign journalists but also those in India who had predicted an easy victory for the ruling coalition.

Among the politicians whom voters rejected was Chandrababu Naidu, the technocratic chief minister of one of India's poorest states, whose forward-sounding policies, like providing Internet access to villages, prompted Time magazine to declare him "South Asian of The Year" and a "beacon of hope."

But the anti-India insurgency in Kashmir, which has claimed some 80,000 lives in the last decade and a half, and the strength of violent communist militants across India, hint that regular elections may not be enough to contain the frustration and rage of millions of have-nots, or to shield them from the temptations of religious and ideological extremism.

Many serious problems confront India. They are unlikely to be solved as long as the wealthy, both inside and outside the country, choose to believe their own complacent myths.

Pankaj Mishra is the author of "Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and Beyond."
Looking for clouds on India's horizon.<b>(Book review)</b>
The Evening Standard (London, England); 6/5/2006


Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond by Pankaj Mishra (Picador, [pounds sterling]16.99)

ECONOMIC liberalisation has brought hundreds of millions of Indians an affluence they never had before; but because "the India of caste and poverty is never far away" Pankaj Mishra considers this partial progress to be morally empty.

<b>This lopsided view frames Temptations of the West,</b> his reflection on modernity in the subcontinent.

In 1947, India's overwhelmingly illiterate population lived mostly in a state of pre-industrial subsistence. Nonetheless, Mishra denounces India that "with all its inherited advantages" has <b>"failed to create a democratic and egalitarian society". </b> <i>(Commies' operative word - egalitarian)</i>

<b>This assertion is absurd</b>. It is a miracle that a billion-strong developing nation sustains the institutions for electoral representation. <b>Compared with other developing states India's achievement is staggering: it has never ossified into despotism nor disintegrated into anarchy - despite its fault lines of religion, caste, ethnicity and language. </b>

<b>Mishra gives this feat no credit. </b>

The Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that steered the nation away from chaos while achieving growth and self-sufficiency is dismissed as producing "a sterile stability with no end but itself ". That the country has performed its democratic high-wire act for six decades testifies to the astuteness of its leaders, but Mishra disregards Indira Gandhi as "a not particularly sensitive or intelligent woman".

<b>Unlike the millions of Indians taking a stake in their country, Mishra doesn't want to believe in the nation. </b>

Meeting ordinary Indians at election time, he laments that "it was hard not to feel the strength of the hopes and desires of the people".

<b>He despises the new Indian middle class for being "nationalistic",</b> despite the fact that their energy, optimism and engagement with the world is driving India's boom.

<b>Mishra lacks moral and intellectual clarity.</b> <b>Pakistan flooded Kashmir with armed jihadists itching for holy war, but India is blamed for having "forced Kashmiri Muslims into a full-scale insurgency"</b>, though Indian Muslims "have an advantage denied to most Muslims [including Pakistanis!] in the world: they can participate in regular elections".

<b>It is morally untenable for a democracy to cede territory to a despotic state brimming with fundamentalists, but that is what Mishra thinks India should do.</b> Posing as a progressive, human liberty actually means little to him.

<b>Contemplating backwardness and repression in Pakistan, he responds with feeble relativism:</b> "I wanted them to have as much freedom as I had - but doubted whether the kind of life I lived was what these people longed for".

Observing multicultural London - where he lives - Mishra regards the hard-won rights that underpin it as merely "bland, middleclass tolerance".

In the 2004 elections, India voted in Italian-born Catholic Sonia Gandhi as prime minister; she then handed the office to Manmohan Singh, who, as a Sikh, belongs to a tiny religious minority. <b>These events destroy Mishra's argument that "fascistic" Hindu bigots dominate India</b>.

And, rather than reverse liberalisation, they were elected with a mandate to continue it.

<b>Such facts undermine the book's relevance, as does Mishra's silence on India's changing role in the world. </b>

Projected to soon become the world's third-largest economy, India is a nuclear power forging close ties with America, the global hyperpower. Mishra sees this enthusiasm for the US as just "seeking approval", ignoring the profound symmetry between the nations: two huge democracies committed to globalisation and the fight against fundamentalism. <b>The Indo-US relationship could define the 21st century, but is absent from Mishra's thoughts. </b>

<b>Being Indian, by Pavan K Varma, gives a more balanced and comprehensive view of modern India, while Suketu Mehta's Maximum City captures the grit and sassiness of its emerging culture. Both deal with the harsh realities of India, without wallowing in the thoughtless pessimism clouding Mishra's work. </b>

<i>COPYRIGHT 2006 Solo Syndication Limited</i>

The Naxalbari Inspired Left

Today, there exists a large number of political organizations in India whose roots are in the AICCCR/CPI(ML). Some maintain and develop Majumdar's concept of armed revolution, whereas others have condemned the excesses of the sectarian epoch. The organizations belonging to the latter category have established legal overground structures (trade unions, student groups, etc.) and started participating in elections.

The more militant sector comprises:

(Participate only in armed struggle)

* Communist Party of India (Maoist) -- result of a September 2004 merger between the Maoist Communist Centre (MCC) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) People's War, also known as the People's War Group (PWG)
* Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Janashakti
* Communist Party of United States of India
* Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Naxalbari
* Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Mahadev Mukherjee)

The more moderate sector comprises:

(Participate only in democratic elections )

* Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation
* Provisional Central Committee, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist)
* Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), led by Kanu Sanyal
* Communist Revolutionary League of India
* Marxist-Leninist Committee

A middle-category can be said to consist of parties such as Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) New Democracy (who combine legal methods with armed struggle).

Now it has been brought to my attention that some comrades are unhappy with
me because I am posting articles and materials about the more moderate sector like the CPI(M-L)Liberation who contest elections.

Some of you may know that, those political parties that participate in elections
are considered to be traitors to the cause by the armed groups and in the past there
have been violent confrontrations between the cadre of the armed and democratic naxalbari inspired left.

Now, when I started out with this blog it was with the intention of posting
material about the Naxalbari Inspired Left.This includes both armed and democratic movements. While I do support the CPI(Maoist) , I am not quick to condemn those who are
taking part in democratic elections.

I personally think a two pronged approach is ideal to the Indian conditions.
Eventually I see both these streams merging in the distant future and that is when Comrade Charu Mazumdjar's dreams will be finally realised.

The recent decision of the CPN(Maoist) to contest elections to the constituent assembly in Nepal further lends weight to the importance of the democratic naxalbari inspired left here in India.Even Kanu Sanyal one of the founders of the movement, along with Comrade Charu Mazumdar today takes part in parliamentary elections.

This might sound naive or foolish to some of you but then you must understand that I can afford to take such a position because I am not a official member of any political party.

I do hope this is okay with all the readers of this blog ?
If you still find it offensive
I would recommend you ignore them and read only the stuff that interests you.


As a true intellectual dedicated to the liberation of the people of India, particularly Karnataka, he adopted the Marxist methodology of understanding history from a historical materialist standpoint. He authored two volumes of "Making History" one of the most scholarly works in the historical study of Karnataka. While partaking in all the strenuous work of the Party and living a life in underground Saketh read profusely about Karnataka history. This resulted in his penning two volumes of "Making History", the second of which was published barely a year back. As the Indian Express says "and perhaps the only extremist whose scholarly work is read in a university in the same state that shot him dead yesterday.Parts of this work are now being taught at Mangalore University".

The first volume traced the history of Karnataka from the first signs of human habitation till the time of British conquest. It ended with the martyrdom of Tippu Sultan. The second volume traced the development of Karnataka history from the time of British conquest in 1799 till the First war of Indian Independence in 1857. The third volume was to explore into the impact of British colonialism on Karnataka from 1858 to 1947.

Though the third volume may never see the light of day, due to his pre-occupation with advancing the rural movement and armed struggle in Karnataka in the period before his martyrdom, the first two volumes are a brilliant example of the application of historical materialism to a study of past history of the country. In its depth of analysis and penetrating scientific approach it can be put on par with some of the writings by the renowned Marxist historian D.D.Kosambi.

With a flair and fluency in English and Kannada, the ability to sum-up the information in a systematic way with an ideological outlook, he wrote many articles in the party journals.
This heroic communist, who wielded The Pen & Gun with Equal Proficiency, will be remembered by the people of India for his two big contributions to the Indian revolution. First, it was he who, together with others, pioneered the initiation of armed struggle under communist leadership in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. Second, it was he, under the pen-name Saki, who has penned the history of Karnataka in his two volumes of "Making History" tracing the history of the Kannadiga nationality from the earliest of times to 1857.</b>

His loss is an insurmountable blow for the party in Karnataka. But the path he showed, the path of sacrifice for the noble cause of establishing a New Democratic India towards building Socialism and Communism, will definitely inspire the party and the people of Karnataka. They are sure to emulate the dedication of Com. Saketh Rajan for the revolution and liberation of the oppressed masses and the determination in fighting the enemy in achieving that noble cause till his last breath.

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Friends, Vigil Public Opinion Forum has put together a book titled " NGOs, Activists and Foreign funds – anti-nation industry" which has exposed the Marxist-missionary-muslim-secularist network operating against the Indian nation and Hindus in the country and outside, particularly the US. <b>The book features Harsh Mander, aruna Roy, Arundhati Roy, Praful Bidwai, Sandeep Pandey, Nirmala Deshpande among others</b>.

The book is packed with ideas and information and is in some ways a path breaker because this is the first time there is a complete book on this powerful anti-Hindu group. <b>One chapter deals exclusively with exposing the funding details of Sandeep Pandey's ASHA</b>.

I am enclosing for you all the blurb on the back cover and the contents of the book. The book will be distributed by Aditya Prakashan, a sister publishing house of Voice of India.

My request is that this book should be bought out by 500 nationalist Hindus at home and abroad (we are printing 500 copies of the book) and widely disseminated.

<b>Orders may be placed with Aditya Prakashan by writing to them at contact@bibliaimpex.com and payment may be made by DD. The book is priced at Rs.500 which includes postage and handling. The book will be sent to you all by registered post and is guaranteed to reach you. </b>

Those residing abroad may write to Aditya Prakashan for payment mode. Once again, please buy the book, pass the word around, persuade friends to buy it and ensure that it is sold out.

Regards, Radha Rajan.

The back cover blurb and the Contents page of the book are given below for your information.

"An explosive book that documents in convincing detail the treasonous agenda of some of our leading NGOs and activists.

There are hundreds of NGOs working with great dedication amongst the culturally and economically backward sections of our society motivated only by the inspiring vision to transform social attitudes and the quality of life of the people amongst whom they live and work. This book is not about them.

This book is about NGOs and activists whose so-called peace and human rights activism cloaks deep political ambitions and objectives – political ambitions not just restricted to participating or influencing electoral politics but aimed at shaping the character and direction of Indian polity in a manner which derives from their warped notion of the Indian nation. Their political ambitions and activism are essentially undemocratic and anti-Indian nation.  Their grassroots activism in many instances is only a fig-leaf for political activism, well-funded through an inflow of foreign money.

This book exposes the political and anti-nation agenda of some very well-known NGOs and activists, and clearly reveals their foreign sponsorships, donors and funds.  It proves their double standards and their total absence of public accountability, and emphasises the urgent need for the Government of India to ensure a vigorous mechanism to counter this anti-nation industry. 

A must-read and a wake-up call for all patriotic Indians and well-wishers of India."



1.  Introduction: De-Hinduising the Indian Nation  Radha Rajan

2.  NGOs: Description and Regulations  R Vaidyanathan

3.  Social Movements to Totalitarianism: The role of NGOs  Veera Vaishnava

4.  "Yesterday Once More": a FOIL Primer  Narayanan Komerath

5.  The Lashkar-e-Pinocchio Rides Again  Narayanan Komerath

6.  Scoring Against Paganism: Untangling the Manderweb  Krishen Kak

7.  NGOs and Activists: Singing for their Supper Radha Rajan

8.  ASHA Projects: Where does all the money go?  Nirupama Rajan and Radha Rajan

9.  Closing Word: Who is afraid of the Hindu nation?  George Thundiparambil


1.  The California Textbook Issue  Vishal Agarwal
2.  Modi's visa denial: Who did it?  B Raman
3.  List of signatories against the Prime Minister's comment re the Gujarat chief minister
4.  List of signatories – Promise of India Appeal
5.  Indian Muslim Council's First National Convention
6.  The Peshawar Declaration
7.  USCIRF special hearing on the Gujarat riots – names of attendees, and an excerpt from the Justice Tewatia report on the same riots 
8.  Two contrasting approaches to the USCIRF and the US State Department
9.  Important data on terrorist atrocities in J&K
10. Getting it right on J&K  Arvind Lavakere

Meanwhile commie traitors are back to their old game of screwing up India's foreign poliy:
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Left seeks govt to end Israeli arms purchase 

Posted online: Saturday, July 15, 2006 at 0000 hours IST
NEW DELHI, JULY 14:  The CPI(M) on Friday asked the UPA government to suspend arms purchase from Israel in the wake of recent attacks on Lebanon in which more than sixty people were killed.

“Israel has launched a full-scale attack by air, sea and land on Lebanon, and it has launched this undeclared war because two of its soldiers were abducted by the Hizbollah in Lebanon. The retaliation has been disproportionate and reveals Israel’s penchant for aggression on its neighbouring countries, and as a first step India should suspend buying arms from Israel,” it said

Ironically, Israel has emerged the second-largest military supplier to India, with sales worth Rs 12,000 crore over the last four years. The CPI(M) also asked the UPA to demand international sanctions against Israel.

Useless traitors, it would have been beautiful if we had a few purges against commies like Indonesia and Srilanka did during the cold war.
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Is Communism Brahminical?</b>
Priyadarsi Dutta
Ms Sandhya Jain's article, "Ascent of anti-Hindus" (July 11) is a desperate but unconvincing attempt to implicate Christianity for all insurgencies bothering Hindus. She bypasses, through simplification, any botheration to stare at the problem in the eye.

Ms Jain begins her article based on a "whisper from Kathmandu" that leader of the Communist Party of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, is a Christian. She then develops the entire article into a game of 'Chinese whispers' full of conspiracy theories. I have learnt that Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepalese Communist ideologue Baburam Bhattarai are both Brahmins. The higher echelons of Communist movement are mostly controlled by Brahmins and allied upper castes.

<b>It reminded me that another Brahmin, Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, brought Communism to Indian shores. Well known Communists SA Dange, PC Joshi, EMS Namboodiripad, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rahul Sankrityayan, Naxalite Kanu Sanyal and Chaturanan Mishra were all Brahmins. Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Mr Sitaram Yechuri, Ms Brinda Karat, too, were born Brahmins. Thus, I have a 'clinching', rather than 'whispering' evidence to show that Communism is a conspiracy by Brahmins!</b>

However, such arguments are ill founded.<b> The high percentage of Brahmins in Communist movement only shows that they are progressive, not exclusivist. Brahmins were at the forefront of an egalitarian movement that professed to obliterate class, caste, religious and national barriers.</b> <b>A reason why Brahmins - and allied upper castes - have predominance in Marxist movement is because Communism involves a lot of scholarly activity and intellectual gymnastics.</b>

A 'Christian' America dismembered the Communist dragon of the Eastern Bloc. The Vatican had a major role in the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc and restoration of European unity.

Though Prachanda and Prabhakaran (LTTE) are Christians, its implication doesn't fit into Ms Jain's prefabricated views. It only shows that a Christian can rise above religion to believe in a godless creed, or be a pure nationalist. Are Castro and Chavez not born of Christian parents? Were Stalin and Salvador Allende not Christians? Did it take Christianity for Mao and Pol Pot to become Communists?

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<!--QuoteBegin-Mudy+Jul 19 2006, 08:58 AM-->QUOTE(Mudy @ Jul 19 2006, 08:58 AM)<!--QuoteEBegin--><!--QuoteBegin--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Is Communism Brahminical?</b>
Priyadarsi Dutta
I have learnt that Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepalese Communist ideologue Baburam Bhattarai are both Brahmins. The higher echelons of Communist movement are mostly controlled by Brahmins and allied upper castes.

It reminded me that another Brahmin, Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, brought Communism to Indian shores. Well known Communists SA Dange, PC Joshi, EMS Namboodiripad, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rahul Sankrityayan, Naxalite Kanu Sanyal and Chaturanan Mishra were all Brahmins. Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Mr Sitaram Yechuri, Ms Brinda Karat, too, were born Brahmins. ... Communism is a conspiracy by Brahmins!

However, such arguments are ill founded. The high percentage of Brahmins in Communist movement only shows that they are progressive, not exclusivist. Brahmins were at the forefront of an egalitarian movement that professed to obliterate class, caste, religious and national barriers.A reason why Brahmins - and allied upper castes - have predominance in Marxist movement is because Communism involves a lot of scholarly activity and intellectual gymnastics.www.dailypioneer.com/inde...nter_img=4 <!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->[right][snapback]54093[/snapback][/right]<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->A few comments:
(1) Is dailypioneer not the paper that Sandhya Jain writes for? Is this Priyadarsi Dutta (an obvious communist sympathiser if not a communist herself) writing for the same paper? Then does this mean that the dailypioneer has now also been infiltrated by communists, Christos and the usual p-secs too?

(2) People can have ancestors who were brahmanas, that doesn't make them brahmanas.

Hindus who convert to another ideology are no longer Hindus. Brahmanas are a uniquely Hindu position. Therefore, if any Hindus were actual brahmanas (not just the ancestry) and they leave Hinduism for another ideology, they are no longer brahmanas since they are no longer even Hindu.
And if a Hindu, brahmana or otherwise, leaves to follow an ideology of <b>adharma</b> (like Christianity, Islam, communism, racism), then the person becomes a <b>mleccha</b> - plain and simple.

Therefore p-sec communist Priyadarsi Dutta, who wrote the article, can replace all her identifications of people with brahmin ancestry - who are now Christians in Nepal, and Communists or other p-secs in India - with the word 'mleccha' instead.

(3) There's nothing egalitarian about communism, just like there's nothing egalitarian about Christo-Islamism. It's all a myth. Language brainwash. "War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength." [from Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four] Hence today we have "Islam is Peace. Christianity is Love. Communism is egalitarian." Swallow at your peril.

<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->A 'Christian' America dismembered the Communist dragon of the Eastern Bloc. The Vatican had a major role in the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc and restoration of European unity.[right][snapback]54093[/snapback][/right]<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->
- And don't forget it was a Christian fascist nazi Germany that first declared war on communism.
- The Vatican was merely afraid that the anti-theist monster of communism would swallow up all the Christian countries that had taken centuries to force into conversion. (Communism was the only European ideology that was formidable enough to dismantle organised Christianity.) Also, the Vatican hoped that the sooner communism could be ended, the sooner they could evangelise catholicism in unprotected, previously Orthodox Christian Russia.
- 'Christian' America if left to act would have approved of Christian Germany's anti-semitism. At least, much of Christian America does so today.
But it was 'capitalist' considerations in America that made it oppose communism. The entire American economy would have gone down the drain if communism spread to W Europe and to America.
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->Hindus who convert to another ideology are no longer Hindus. Brahmanas are a uniquely Hindu position. Therefore, if any Hindus were actual brahmanas (not just the ancestry) and they leave Hinduism for another ideology, they are no longer brahmanas since they are no longer even Hindu.
And if a Hindu, brahmana or otherwise, leaves to follow an ideology of adharma (like Christianity, Islam, communism, racism), then the person becomes a mleccha - plain and simple.<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->

Absolutely. And this applies to Brahmanas with even greater force, and even more restrictively. If a Brahmana does not learn the Vedas, or even after learning them, does not perform the samskaras which are an absolute MUST, he becomes a Brahmin <b>only in name</b>. And, performing the Sandhyavandan is an <b>absolute minimum</b>.

More generally, you cannot be a Hindu-Christian, or a Hindu-Muslim. There is no hyphenation possible here.
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<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin-->More generally, you cannot be a Hindu-Christian, or a Hindu-Muslim. There is no hyphenation possible here.<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->Or a 'brahmin-Christian', as I have heard some Indian Christians (whole communities) describe themselves <!--emo&:angry:--><img src='style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/mad.gif' border='0' style='vertical-align:middle' alt='mad.gif' /><!--endemo-->
Casteists that they are.
Eg. 'Maharashtrian brahmin Christians', 'Goan Catholic brahmins'.
Me thinks,

For any ideology to sustain, it should be argumentative, Commie ism offered this to the cult of jesus. But the cult used this to spread itself.

See, china...they will argue with commies and bash them daily, and covertly spread in the name of secularism...(how many chinese exchange rings for marriage and wear white dress...and drink wine...!!? nearly all of them. And all of china celebrates Christmas, and New year.)
<!--QuoteBegin-->QUOTE<!--QuoteEBegin--><b>Quit India: Hindutva Goons</b>
By Subhash Gatade


And now when life is becoming normal and people want
to move ahead has come the news that Hindutva people won't let the
people do so. Under a public awareness campaign: Chhodo
Hindustan, a series of banners urging Muslims who are supporters of
terrorism to leave the country. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad which has
put these banners all over the city has also decided to 'urge our people
to stop buying anything from Muslims.'<!--QuoteEnd--><!--QuoteEEnd-->
Husky,Jul 22 2006, 08:05 AM Wrote:[gymnastics.www.dailypioneer.com/inde...nter_img=4
[right][snapback]54093[/snapback][/right][/quote]A few comments:
(1) Is dailypioneer not the paper that Sandhya Jain writes for? Is this Priyadarsi Dutta (an obvious communist sympathiser if not a communist herself) writing for the same paper? Then does this mean that the dailypioneer has now also been infiltrated by communists, Christos and the usual p-secs too?

Daily Pioneer, while being mainly pro-Hindu and pro-NDA also gives space to contrary thinkers now and then.

Some Congressmen put forth their party's view point, some Islamic sympathisers say things about people who root for Hinduism etc., etc.,....

All this gets published by this newspaper

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