By Kumar Sundaram West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu is one of the world’s most influential revolutionary and Left figures. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader is independent India’s longest-serving Chief Minister. In this article, he takes stock of the profound damage done by the BJP-led Government’s nuclear adventurism and jingoism while calling attention to the nuclear double standards of Western countries led by the United States. “Atomic India”, a special number of the quarterly journal, New Approach, which carries the article was recently released in Calcutta by President K.R. Narayanan. …read more

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