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Image Credit: Wikipedia commons 15 August,1996: Three professors are shot and killed when Frederick Martin Davidson 36 a graduate engineering student at San Diego State University is defending his thesis before a faculty committee and pulls out a handgun Davidson was later sentenced in California to three life terms in prison without parole The San Diego State University Image Credit: Official Facebook page With inputs from AP New Delhi: The Congress on Friday said the central government’s claim that demonetisation will end Left wing extremism has been proven wrong mentioning that there have been 17 major Maoist attacks since 8 November 2016 when the move to scrap high-value currency was announced "Yesterday (Thursday) in a cowardly attack carried out at the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border (Boodha Pahad) seven brave jawans including five CRPF personnel were seriously injured when Naxals carried out not less than 56 landmine blasts" said Congress leader Rajeev Shukla at a press briefing "We strongly condemn this incident and pray for our injured soldiers This is the second major attack in the past week "On 11 November in a similar landmine last attack by Naxals four brave jawans were attacked in Jharkhand’s Latehar district" Representational image PTI "Modi government made tall claims that demonetisation will eliminate Naxalism (Maoism) But those claims have evaporated in thin air" he added "There have been 17 major Naxal attacks after demonetisation in which 69 security personnel were martyred and 86 civilians killed" he said He also said that terrorists and Maoists have time and again been caught with new currency notes and even fake Rs 2000 notes According to the home ministry till April 2017 at least 250 attacks were carried out in Maoist-affected districts of Chhattisgarh Jharkhand Odisha Bihar Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh said Shukla "Will the Home Minister deny this When will Modi government rise from its deep slumber and take concrete steps to deal with the biggest internal security threat" he asked He also said recent media reports suggested that Maoists once again expanding their base in the "Red Corridor" "Reports from intelligence agencies suggest that this is indeed true and the Naxals are regrouping and looking to expand their presence to areas beyond the so-called ‘Red Corridor’" he said quoting intelligence reports "Despite definite inputs from intelligence agencies the state government and the Central government failed to gauge the serious security implications and this resulted in these two attacks – first in Latehar and then at Boodha Pahad" he added Written by NS Madhavan | Updated: May 23 2016 6:32 pm It now appears that the electorate felt that the jote had nothing much to offer to them other than anti-Mamataism (Source: CR Sasikumar) Related News United front is an idea as old as communism; once again tested with opposite results in Kerala and West Bengal The idea of an united front found its way into communist texts from the thesis of the Comintern’s fourth world congress It said “the united front tactic is simply an initiative whereby communists propose to join with all workers belonging to other parties and groups to defend immediate basic interests of the working class against the bourgeoisie” In about nearly a century of the life of the tactic it has gone through several mutations from causing revolutions to fighting wars or for contesting elections each time accompanied by intense ideological churn within the communist parties of different countries In the Indian context the phrase is now reckoned to be another way of saying electoral coalitions The big idea of the 2016 elections in West Bengal was the coming together of two old enemies the Congress and the CPM The sheer improbability of it initially stunned Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress but as the election results show the electors were either too dazed to react or were not impressed with the jote (alliance) This time going solo Banerjee has improved upon her 2011 mandate which she fought along with the Congress The verdict seems to suggest that the electorate was not yet convinced about the feasibility of peaceful coexistence among former warring parties and that governance could become a major casualty Share This Article Related Article The run-up to election was tough for Banerjee A sting operation followed by the collapse of a flyover in the heart of Kolkata raked up issues of corruption and smeared the reputation of most of the Trinamool leaders except Banerje A major media house with nearly monopolistic readership in the Bengali and English press and viewership on TV was putting out memes against the government on a daily basis That Banerjee could weather all these and come out with conch shells trumpeting louder than the previous election naturally trains the spotlight on her opponents the jote Probably they came together a little too late with hardly any time to rebuild their party machineries at ground level smashed to dust by the Trinamool brigades Synergy between the Congress and the CPM did mutually reinforce each other but not to an extent to reconstruct the political infrastructure they lost to the Trinamool The Election Commission notwithstanding till the end they remained vulnerable to muscle power and the reach of “clubs” that the Trinamool controlled In her reign Banerjee saw to it that these nominally cultural and sports organisations are well-financed and nurtured initially to match and subsequently to eclipse the CPM branch committee offices In the end the jote was all about arithmetic In the 2014 parliament election when all the three players contested separately the Trinamool got 397 per cent and the Left and the Congress together got almost the same at 396 per cent and the BJP 169 per cent The jote’s talismanic formula was that the erosion of BJP votes which they garnered in a Modi-led campaign and for a national election would come now into their kitty This did not happen; a chunk went back to the Trinamool from where they came In this election the Congress just about succeeded in keeping its forts in North Bengal and also helped the Left pick up some seats there Even in their little islets of influence the jote is no longer safely ensconced Banerjee has caused fissures there too It now appears that the electorate felt that the jote had nothing much to offer to them other than anti-Mamataism If in West Bengal the absence of a programme among other things did the jote in in Kerala a campaign rich in content helped the Left score a spectacular victory The assassination of MM Kalburgi the killing in Dadri for suspected possession of beef and other instances of intolerance had set in a season of restlessness in Kerala The CPM and its front organisations were in the forefront of the protests against intolerance For about six months prior to the election hundreds of meetings were held in village libraries and halls sponsored by the CPM’s front organisations in which prominent citizens participated The CPM’s unrelenting campaign made many Muslims see them as a bulwark against communalism and the BJP The Congress on the other hand appeared initially ambivalent about the BJP Oommen Chandy’s fantastic claim that the fight in Kerala was between the UDF led by him and the NDA did not help AK Antony’s damage-control effort about the Congress wanting a BJP-free Kerala came in late The result suggests that Muslims outside Malappuram district the stronghold of UDF ally the Indian Union Muslim League had voted for the LDF giving it a massive mandate The hypocrisy of the prohibition policy that restricted places for drinking and reduced the number of vends but not the actual consumption may or may not have helped the Left but certainly did not get any votes for the UDF About corruption being an issue in the election there is statistical ambivalence Of the three ministers perceived to be the most corrupt two have won Kerala has once again stuck to its pattern of yo-yo politics In a way in Bengal also the pattern is not broken; there it takes more than three decades for anti-incumbency sentiments to sink in What has been laid to rest finally is the fear of an alliance between the Congress and the Left impacting politics elsewhere When it comes to elections sometimes different states in India behave like different countries Now it can be said that the jote was not an issue with Kerala voters Ideological stir within the CPM regarding its relations with the Congress is likely to continue A day before the Kerala election the CPM mouthpiece People’s Democracy carried an article that warned about the dangers of the CPM becoming the “tail of a bourgeois party” Prakash Karat the editor quickly denied knowledge about how this controversial piece got printed Drawing up grand narratives about election results is best left to old-fashioned TV commentators who change their stories with every flicker on the screen Political parties could do well by following one of the philosopher Louis Althusser’s many suggestions given to an Italian communist party candidate in the 1968 election “Politics is a protracted war Try to see things far in advance and know how to wait Don’t live in terms of subjective urgency Know how to put your defeats to use” he said In Kerala the BJP finally got a seat They ran a campaign much like the other two fronts without raising contentious issues of beef and communalism But at the northern end of Kerala a BJP candidate was accused by his opponents of having spoken like his rabble-rouser counterparts elsewhere about eating beef This is a portent; a Plan B In Bengal Banerjee during her campaigns had promised to take revenge “inch by inch” Whatever fledgling political activities were started by the opposition parties so essential for democracy may once again get suppressed As new regimes take over clouds of disquietude hang over both states (This article first appeared in the print edition under the headline ‘Two Lefts one right’) Madhavan is an acclaimed Malayalam author For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: February 7 2017 3:08 am Top News THE KEM Hospital has submitted its report to the Supreme Court on a 24-year-old pregnant woman who has approached the court to undergo abortion as her foetus has been diagnosed with growth anomaly that may lead to the baby’s death The apex court had asked the hospital to give its opinion on the case after diagnosing the petitioner and her foetus According to Dr Nikhil Datar who is assisting the couple in the case the hospital has already submitted its findings to the court On Sunday the woman and her husband were questioned by a panel of specialists at the hospital The panel comprised a radiologist psychiatrist gynaecologist and other experts In the diagnosis after she passed 20 weeks of gestation the baby was found to have no kidneys In such instances a baby cannot survive beyond four hours after birth The court will now take its decision based on the hospital’s report This is the third such case to come up in a year that requires relief under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top Newsmotormouth?Khanna says its in her genes to be talkative My mother is a writer and I have always been reading and talking Soin a way I am ready to host a show?000 tourists visit the hill city which has excellent hospitals, But there are reefs aplenty ahead. “I wasn’t expecting such a great result. “… Let’s start by letting go of some of the limitations we have inherited from the past, will be decided tomorrow.

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