Volume 51, No. 1 to 52 (Year 2018-19)
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Vol. 51, No.1, Jul 8 - 14, 2018
Note: Election Commission and EVMs - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
"Dark Times": Emergency and RSS - Shamsul Islam
Searching For A Model?: Bhangor: Continuing Conflict - Arup Majumdar
Pakistan: A Kemalist Revolution is the Answer - Saeed Qureshi
Google Employees' Letter: Weaponisation of Artificial Intelligence - Marc Eliot Stein
Vol. 51, No.2, Jul 15 - 21, 2018
News Wrap - A G D
'No' to Peace: Gambling on 'War Games' - Farooque Chowdhury
Shadow Boxing: Where is the Truth? - Bibekananda Ray
Absolute State Terror: Rethink Aadhaar Campaign - RAT
"Adopt A Heritage": 'Heritage' on Sale - Lubna Sarwath
Review-I: Films of Movements - Rajat Dasgupta
Review-II: 'Power to the People' - T Vijayendra
Vol. 51, No.3, Jul 22 - 28, 2018
Note: Amartya Sen Again - A B
News Wrap - A G D
Marx 200: Rethinking Marx in Patna - Arvind Ghosh
The Roots: 'Constitutional Democracy is Crumbling' - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Disinheriting Tribals: Ground Zero: Gadchiroli - By a Correspondent
Vol. 51, No.4, Jul 29 - Aug 04, 2018
Comment: Bail and Jail
News Wrap - A G D
Why They Succeed or Fail: Whither Environmental Movements? - Sagar Dhara
A Bloody Intervention: 'Washington's War on Nicaragua' - Farooque Chowdhury
Review Article: 'The Information Explosion' - John Scales Avery
Things Look Pretty Bad: One Year of GST - Raman Swamy
Vol. 51, No.5, Aug 05 - Aug 11, 2018
Note: Religion and Terrorism - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
Why Marx Is Relevant: Communism, the Russian Experience and India - I Satya Sundaram
The Working Class Dimension: 'Hindu' fear of Muslims and Christians - T Vijayendra
Climate Affects All: Fires within the Arctic Circle - Farooque Chowdhury
Sidelining Humanities: A 'Disconnected' Generation - Bibekananda Ray
The Migration Crisis: No Place to Land - Margaret Wente
'Non-Violence or Non-Existence?': 'For a Peaceful Insurrection' - Sandeep Banerjee
Vol. 51, No.6, Aug 12 - Aug 18, 2018
Note: Continuing Lynching - A B
News Wrap - A G D
Campaign For 2019 Poll: Constructing Muslim Enemy - Shamsul Islam
Hypocrisy Unlimited: New Phase of Dalit Awakening - S R
Adopt To Survive: Unions in the 21st Century - Emily Kenway
A Crusader: Homage to Nirmalananda - Janasahiti
Killing 50,000 Children: Children of Yemen - Robert J Burrowes
Planning Commission Debate: Back to Basics? - Raman Swamy
Vol. 51, No.7, Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2018
Comment: Assam Today
Note: The Horror of e-Commerce - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
76th Anniversary Of 'Quit India': QIM and Betrayal by Saffronites - Shamsul Islam
"Life Doesn't Matter": Bangladesh: Students in Revolt - Farooque Chowdhury
NRC-I: Assam - Contextualising NRC Historically - Devabrata Sharma
NRC-II: An Open Letter to Indians - Hiren Gohain
Manipur Realities: Combating State Terror - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Vol. 51, No.8, Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2018
Comment: Samir Amin
Note: Pendulum is Swinging? - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
Real Time Governance: Andhra: India's First Police State - G S
A Tribute: Samir Amin Stands for People - Farooque Chowdhury
Migrant Crisis: 'Stealing a Dream' - Les Bach & Shamser Sinha
Point Of View: Rethinking Reservation - Bishaldeep Kakati
BJP-RSS Equation: 'RSS : A View to the Inside' - Mala Jay
Vol. 51, No.9, Sep 2 - 8, 2018
Note: The Kerala Floods - Binu Mathew
News Wrap - A G D
Shining Path: Gonzalo and People's War - Harsh Thakor
Paper Tiger: Fire Sans Smoke - Raman Swamy
Saffron Terror: 'Freedom From Fear' - Umar Khalid
Regionalism And Opportuism: Whither Grand Alliance? - Mala Jay
Child Trafficking: Hell Called Orphanage - F U
Vol. 51, No.10, Sep 9 - 15, 2018
Note: Pandora's Box - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
Ambedkar's Unfinished Writings: Ambedkar's Dialogue with Communist Ideology - Chaman Lal
Going Deeper: Celebrity Deaths - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Remembering Kuldip Nayar: 'Between the Lines' - Sanjay Parikh
Vol. 51, No.11, Sep 16 - 22, 2018
Note: "Dismantling India" - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
Kerala Calamity: Flood, it's Genesis and Political Economy - T G Jacob
Assam–1: A Revolutionary Perspective - Arup Baisya
Assam–2: Conflicts, NRC, Illegal Immigration - Saral Sarkar
Assam–3: Fixing Racial Ratio? - Bibekananda Ray
Vol. 51, No.12, Sep 23 - 29, 2018
Note: Selfie (Self-shooting) & Homicide - Harashankar Adhikari
News Wrap - A G D
How to Look At History: First Decade of Frontier - Aloke Mukherjee
An Object Lesson: US-Pakistan Relations Souring - Farooque Chowdhury
Dera Baba Nanak Border: Binding Force of Culture - Chamal Lal
'The Age Of Extremes': Remembering Eric Hobsbawm - Anjan Basu
Trade War: There are no Winners - Du Haitao & Lin Lili
August Assault: "Arresting Consciousness" - Manoranjan Mohanty
Vol. 51, No.13, Sep 30 - Oct 06, 2018
Comment: The Power of 70
Note: Who cares for Dalits? - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
Missing Links: More on Assam Question - Arup Baisya
Totalitarian Shadow: "War on Cash" - Sankar Ray
Friends and Foes: Rohingyaa Run and Imperialism - Farooque Chowdhury
Frontier 50: Reflections on Frontier - Nirmal Brammachari
Autumn Number 2018
Vol. 51, No. 14-17, October 7 - Nov 3, 2018
50 Years Later- Editorial
Frontier at 50 - Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Partisans in Common - Bernard D'Mello
Lament Lenin: The Rant - Farooque Chowdhury
What Is To Be Done? - I Mallikarjuna Sharma
'No' to AADHAAR - P Bandhu & T G Jacob
Indic Islam- Himanshu Roy
Third Cinema in Crisis - Aurobindo Ghose
Mannerist Cinema- Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar
Growing with Frontier - Sandip Bandyopadhyay
Of Freedom and Farce - Manas Bakshi
The Crisis of Banking - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
'Science and Religion'- Subhas Chandra Ganguly
Voices From Behind Bars - Subhendu Dasgupta

Frontier, Autumn Number
Vol. 51, No. 14 - 17, October 7 - Nov 3, 2018

Vol. 51, No.18, Nov 4 - 10, 2018
Note: What is "Constitutional Morality"? -Arup Kumar Sen
News Wrap - A G D
Why Political Wilderness: 50 Years of Frontier and West Bengal Today - Subrata Basu
Flipside of Digital India: Hydra-Headed Cyber Crimes - Bibekananda Ray
Merger and Loot: Targeting Nationalised Banks - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Review: Reflections on Marx - Anirban Biswas
Vol. 51, No.19, Nov 11 - 17, 2018
Note: Right to Dole -Harashankar Adhikari
News Wrap - A G D
Assimilating Subhas Bose?: Commemorating Provisional Government of Free India - Shamsul Islam
Review Article: 'Truth in Fetters' - Subhash Gatade
The Judgement: McCarthy Moment in India
Wealth and Power: Giants: The Global Power Elite - Robert J Burrowes
Right to Equality: Sabarimala Shrine and Women's Entry - Ram Puniyani
Vol. 51, No.20, Nov 18 - 24, 2018
Note: Five States, Many Parties -Bibekananda Ray
News Wrap - A G D
Back To Basics: Can the Working Class Change the World? - Farooque Chowdhury
"Ray Offset": Bibekananda Ray on Satyajit Ray - Asim Som
Drama: The Rights of Man - Bhaskar Dasgupta
A Forgotten Hero: Remembering Ashfaqullah Khan - Nikhat Fatima
The Threat To Mankind: Why People Commit Suicide - Bishaldeep Kakati
Noam Chomsky: The Soul of a Soulless World - Anjan Basu
Vol. 51, No.21, Nov 25 -Dec 1, 2018
Note: Money Talks - A Correspondent
News Wrap - A G D
Overawed By Capital's Might?: Workers–Agents for Radical Change - Farooque Chowdhury
1984 Sikh Massacre: 'Genocide Apologetics Normalised' - Shamsul Islam
KIFF '18: Kolkata Film Festival - Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar
Film: Manto: The Story Writer - Radhakanta Barik
Vol. 51, No.22, Dec 2 - 8, 2018
Comment: "Losing Earth"
Note: Air Pollution and GDP - Shankar Sharma
News Wrap - A G D
Unfinished History: 'India after Naxalbari' - Harsh Thakor
Class Of Power: Tale of a Multitude - Farooque Chowdhury
50 Years Later: Subbarao died a Martyr's Death - Asok Chattopadhyay
MFF–2018: Mumbai Film Festival - Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar
Vol. 51, No.23, Dec 9 - 15, 2018
Note: Crime against Humanity - Manas Bakshi
News Wrap - A G D
Old Question, New Look: The Role of Working Class - Chaman Lal
The End Of History: When Fukuyama Defends Marx - George Eaton
Saffronites In Action: Secular India on Ventilator - Shamsul Islam
Chattisgarh-I: Talking about "Urban Naxals" - Anuj Srivastava
Chattisgarh-II: Vote for Smart Phone - Bindu Goel & Suhasini Raj
Vol. 51, No.24, Dec 16 - 22, 2018
Comment: The Untold Story
Note: When Art becomes anti-National - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
The Subaltern Factor: Assam and the Left's Failure - Devabrata Sharma
Crisis Of Democracy: Democracy and Disruption - Arup Baisya
69th Birth Anniversary Of Constitution: RSS –a Threat to Democracy - Shamsul Islam
Who Is A Citizen?: Mulk –a Political Film - Radhakanta Barik
Figures For Fun!: America at War - Joydeep Sircar
Vol. 51, No.25, Dec 23 - 29, 2018
Note: Policing the Police - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
Recalling George Orwell: Ideas as Crime - Subhash Gatade
Whither Social Democracy?: Working Class and the Power of Capital - Farooque Chowdhury
Climate And Capital: What UN Scientists didn't Say - Sandeep Banerjee
IFFI 2018: Goa Film Festival - Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar
Vol. 51, No.26, Dec 30, 2018 - Jan 5, 2019
Note: The Problems will Remain - Anirban Biswas
News Wrap - A G D
50 Years Later: 'Srikakulam' Revisited - Harsh Thakor
France Today: Late-Autumn with Yellow Flames - Sandeep Banerjee
Valeya And Raya: Youth Festival - S S
World Hindu Congress: Emerging Global Sectarianism - Ram Puniyani
Back To Nature: All this Medicare Business - Bibekananda Ray
Age Of Show Business: The Importance of Alternative Media - John Scales Avery
Nelson Mandela: "Long Walk to Freedom" - Sritama Mandal
Vol. 51, No.27, Jan 6 - 12, 2019
Note: Counter-Insurgency in Kashmir - Arup Kumar Sen
News Wrap - A G D
Assam Tangle: NRC and Policy of Exclusion - A K Biswas
'Foreigners' Forever: Distress Deaths in Assam - Zamser Ali
IIT Madras: Caste as Convenience! - Subhash Gatade
Anatomy Of A Riot: Beef and Bulandshahar - Ram Puniyani
A Memorandum: 'No' to Bullet Train
Vol. 51, No.28, Jan 13 - 19, 2019
Comment: Colonial Crimes
Note: The trial of this Century - Arup Kumar Sen
News Wrap - A G D
Crisis Of Legitimacy: 'Conspiracy of the Rich' - Bibekananda Ray
Whither Godless Secularists?: Soft Hindutva vs Hard Hindutva - Ram Puniyani
Five New Letters: Bhagat Singh in Prison - Chaman Lal
Economy And Society: Expropriation and Capital's Development - Farooque Chowdhury
Vol. 51, No.29, Jan 20 - 26, 2019
Note: 'Uninstalling Modi' - Mala Jay
News Wrap - A G D
Victory 1971: Bangladesh Wins Freedom - Farooque Chowdhury
Ignorance And Taboo: The Cocoon of Civilisation - Bibekananda Ray
A Documantary: Lynch Nation - Sabrangindia
Hypocrisy Unlimited: Modi as a Hindu Nationalist - Shamsul Islam
A World Federation: Hope for the Future - John Scales Avery
Vol. 51, No.30, Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2019
Note: Islam and State - Javed Ahmad Ghamidi
News Wrap - A G D
Indian Materialist Philosophy: Whither Rationalist Movement? - Ramkrishna Bhattacharya
'Hanuman Was A Dalit': Paradox of Caste Politics - L K Sharma
The Otherside Of The Story: Riots Lead to Election Gains - Ram Puniyani
Breaking The Golden Cage: Centenary of Solzhenitsyn - Gleb Morev
Vol. 51, No.31, Feb 3 - 9, 2019
Note: Targeting Prof Teltumbde - AIFRTE
News Wrap - A G D
Fascism In Action: 'Iron Heels' - Anand Teltumbde
'J Accuse': And now Anand Teltumbde - Subhash Gatade
Politics Of Reservation: No Race for 60, Marathon for 40 - Bibekananda Ray
Religious Polarisation: The Citizenship Amendment Bill
An Overview: The Peasant Question Returns - Manas Bakshi
Vol. 51, No.32, Feb 10 - 16, 2019
Comment: Women in Power
News Wrap - A G D
'I Accuse': An Appeal to the Nation - Stan Swamy
Interview With Sison: 50 years of CPP - Harsh Thakor
Depressed Classses Of Bengal: "Look London, See Paris" - A K Biswas
Vol. 51, No.33, Feb 17 - 23, 2019
Comment: Library in Kabul
Note: Budget 2019-20–Election Gimmick - Ashish Mital
News Wrap - A G D
Citizenship Bill: An Open Letter to Hiren Gohain - Arup Baisya
"What is theTruth": The Rafale Riddle - Bibekananda Ray
Figures For Fun: Mockery of Reservation - Sabrangindia
Recognised Trade Unions: How to Make Labour Docile - Mala Jay
Inequality And Privatisation: Why Environmental Movements Failed or Succeeded - Sagar Dhara
Vol. 51, No.34, Feb 24 - Mar 2, 2019
Note: Mrinal Sen (1923-2018) - Abhijit Ghosh Dastidar
News Wrap - A G D
Defence Workers On Warpath: Mockery of "Make in India" -Mala Jay
Crisis Of Liberal Democracy: Venezuela–Towards a Civil War? - Sandeep Banerjee
Identity vs Livelihood: Who to Blame for Plight of Muslims - Ram Puniyani
Curtailing Fundamental Right: DNA Legislation–the Road to Hell - Raman Swamy
'Everything In Vedas': Science, Pseudo-Science and Narasimhayya - V Subrahmanyam
Vol. 51, No.35, Mar 3 - 9, 2019
Note: In Defence of AMU - Shah Alam Khan
News Wrap - A G D
The Pulwama Massacre: The Nation Demands Answers - Shamsul Islam
Sabre-Rattling Again: Kashmir Bomb and Indian Outrage - John Elliott
Shifting Powers?: Left, Right, Left - B Sivaraman
Employment Vs Asset: The Crisis of MGNREGA - Debmalya Nandy
Beyond Moscow: Putin Speaks Out - Mala Jay
Vol. 51, No.36, Mar 10 - 16, 2019
Comment: Cuba 60
Note: No Winners in Arms Race - Bharat Dogra
News Wrap - A G D
War And Peace: Beyond 'Pulwama' - Ram Puniyani
Facts And Figures: Interim Budget - Raman Swamy
Venezuela: Policy of Regime Change - Farooque Chowdhury
Forest Act Threatened: Evicting Millions of Forest Dwellers - Prakash Malu
Kumbh Without Water: Ganga and Yamuna are Dying - GTT
Vol. 51, No.37, Mar 17 - 23, 2019
Note: Attack on Kashmiri Students - Battini Rao
News Wrap - A G D
Continuing Conflict In Kashmir: Muslim Milieu in a Hindu Land - Bibekananda Ray
D-Voters and Declared Foreigners: Back from a Living Hell - Jyotirmay Jana
The Worst Victims Of Partition: Understanding Bengal's Namasudras
Vol. 51, No. 38, Mar 24 - 30, 2019
Comment: Marie Colvin
Note: Celebrities in Indian Politics - Harasankar Adhikari
News Wrap - A G D
Kashmir: 'Eye for Eye' Is No Balm - Bibekananda Ray
Review: "The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg" - Raya Dunayevskaya
Islamophobia and Fundamentalism: Islam and Women - Nandini Archer
Climate Emergency: An Open Letter to Prime Minister - Shankar Sharma
Vol. 51, No. 39, Mar 31 - Apr 6, 2019
Note: They Clean Shit - Ram Puniyani
News Wrap - A G D
Marx 200: Continuing Validity of Marxism - Jose Maria Sison
'No' To Demilitarisation: Kashmir : The 70-Year Itch - Bibekananda Ray
War Is A Crime: Kashmir: What Would Gandhi Say? - John Scales Avery
Operation 'Balakot': Rhetoric and Reality - Raman Swamy
Relevance Of Constitution: Of Politics and Ethics - Bishaldeep Kakati
Vol. 51, No. 40, Apr 7 - 13, 2019
Note: Politics of Jingoism - I M Sharma
News Wrap - A G D
A Leftist Perspective: Assam–Unity and Conflict - Arup Baisya
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev: Lynching Martyrs - Shamsul Islam
America Is Losing Hegemony: "A True Enemy of the People" - Farooque Chowdhury
Extinction of Insects: An Impending Disaster - Omar Rashid Chowdhury
The Idea Of India: Elections 2019—Choices - Ram Puniyani
Vol. 51, No. 41, Apr 14 - 20, 2019
Note: "Polluter Pays" Principle - Sankara Narayananan
News Wrap - A G D
Vote and Revolution: Learning from the Fascists - Siddhartha Kumar Lahiri
Theatrical Postures Matter: Modi with a Machine Gun - Radhakanta Barik
Towards a Theocracy?: An Open Letter to CJI - Shamsul Islam
The Otherside of The River: Left in Bangladesh Liberation War - Farooque Chowdhury
Vol. 51, No. 42, Apr 21 - 27, 2019
Note: Vedanta's Bluff - B Sivaraman
News Wrap - A G D
Journey For Fifty Two Years: Frontier Having No Rest - Asok Chattopadhya
Footloose Labour: Plight of Plantation Workers - Arup Kumar Sen
Asian Media On Modi: Existential Threat to Modi? - Sankar Ray
100 Years Later: Jallianwala Bagh–Bloody Baisakhi of 1919 - Chaman Lal
Vol. 51, No. 43, Apr 28 - May 4, 2019
Note: Assange and Wikileaks - Farooque Chowdhury
News Wrap - A G D
Count-Down Begins: Modi–the Saffron Caesar-I - Bibekananda Ray
Jallianwala Bagh: Repression and Resistance - Shamsul Islam
Film: Nagarkirtan - Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar
Review: Satire and Thoughtfulness - Anirban Biswas
Vol. 51, No. 44, May 5 - 11, 2019
News Wrap - A G D
Count-Down Begins: Modi–the Saffron Caesar-II - Bibekananda Ray
Science or Nonsense: The Theatre of the Absurd - Ramakrishna Bhattacharya
"Truth Unites": Defending Julian Assange - Robert J Burrowes
April 6 Rally: Nothing to Lose But Jobs - Raman Swamy
The Dilemma of Minimum Wages: Package for Urban Labour Needed - B Sivaraman
Vol. 51, No. 45, May 12 - 18, 2019
Note: Separate Budget for Agriculture - Raman Swamy
News Wrap - A G D
The Trojan Syndrome: Of Democracy and Silent Majority - Rana Bose
The World Comes First: Tagore and his Nationalism - Ramakrishna Bhattacharya
Diverse Nationalisms: "Gandhi and Godse" - Ram Puniyani
Venezuelan Puzzle: Capitalist Economy and Socialist Practice? - Farooque Chowdhury
Conspiracy Theory: From Kanpur to Koregaon - Freny Manecksha
Vol. 51, No. 47, May 26 - Jun 1, 2019
Note: Checking Climate Change - Bharat Dogra
Mumbai Rises to Save Democracy: People's Manifesto: Against State Repression
Promises Forgotten: BJP: Hiding Failures-Targeting Nehru - Ram Puniyani
Classroom or Hunger Strike: Where should the Teachers Be - Nisha Biswas
Nationalism And Regionalism: Rongali Bihu and Elections - Bishaldeep Kakati
Vol. 51, No. 48, Jun 2 - 8, 2019
Note: On Assam Election - A K B
Climate Action: Saving the Future - John Scales Avery
Remembering Meher Engineer: Meher Engineer RIP... "Ami ki korbo?" - Aseem Shrivastava
Influence Of M K Gandhi: Learning from Gandhi - Robert J Burrowes
The Election Result 2019: The most reactionary reconstruction of national pride - Arup Baisya
Vol. 51, No. 49, Jun 9 - 15, 2019
In Conversation With Timir Basu: Labor in India –Interview - Farooque Chowdhury
Fascism Today: The Psychology of Fascism - Robert J Burrowes
Venezuela To-Day: Venezuela: Striving for Food Sovereignty - Freny Manecksha
Vol. 51, No. 50, Jun 16 - 22, 2019
Note: Youth Movements to Protect Life - Bharat Dogra
'Fractured Times': Revisiting Hobsbawm's posthumous book of essays - Anjan Basu
US Arm Twisting: India succumbs to US pressure on Iran - Damodar
Communalism Looking Back: Jawaharlal Nehru and the Communal Problem - Subhendu Sarkar
Growth Vs Environment: Can The Economy Grow Forever? - Milan SaRa
Vol. 51, No. 51, Jun 23 - 29, 2019
Calcutta Notebook: Introduce Referendums to Save Democracy - B J
New Delhi Rhetoric: More the votes, better the ideology - Pradosh Nath
Deliberate Lies: GDP shocker from former CEA - Mala Jay
Denmark Election: Denmark tilts leftward but with a rider - Sankar Ray
Main Issues Forgotten: An Unethical Win! - Bibekananda Ray
Re-Naming Places: Allahabad to Prayagraj: Any Role of the Civil Society? - Bhaskar Majumder
Protecting Democracy: Youth Movements To Protect Life - Bibekananda Ray
Report from Punjab: A truly memorable conference - Harsh Thakor
Vol. 51, No. 52, Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2019
News Wrap - A G D
Building RIL Empire: How RIL Controls What we Hear, See and Think - Shantanu Basu
Shrinking Public Sector: BSNL is The Victim of Modi Govt Policies -B Sivaraman
Lesson of History: From Lal Salam to Jai Sriram - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Counter-Revolution Again?: The seasons after the Arab Spring - Gilbert Achcar
Asim Som: Death of a Humanist - Bibekananda Ray