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COVER STORY

17-04-1998

E.M.S. Namboodiripad

Briefing

The leader and the man

Addressing a student rally. (Right) Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Jyoti Basu and EMS, who were members of the ...

Farewell to EMS

E.M.S. Namboodiripad, the tallest Communist leader India has seen, passes into history. EVEN as it grieved, Kerala seemed proud.

An icon for millions

No other single individual has made as immense a contribution as EMS has in the shaping of the destiny of both Kerala and the Communist ...

Marxism in theory and practice

PRAKASH KARAT Cover Story
E.M.S. NAMBOODIRIPAD straddled the history of 20th century Kerala and the Indian Communist movement in a manner which invokes awe. The ...

Pulls and pressures

The days leading up to the swearing-in of the BJP Government were marked by hard bargaining by some of the party's allies.

TDP changes tack

THE Telugu Desam Party, which had claimed that it would remain equidistant from the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress(I), sprang a ...

On tenterhooks

The AIADMK almost stymied the formation of the Government. IT was celebration time on Anna Salai in the heart of Chennai on the ...

An unclear agenda

The National Agenda for Governance of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies appears to be a set of sketchy promises from the BJP, intended ...

The leader and the man

Addressing a student rally. (Right) Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Jyoti Basu and EMS, who were members of the ...

UPDATE

Other
Frontline carried in its April 3, 1998 issue a Table showing the percentage of votes won by major parties and alliances in the 1998 Lok ...

Thinker, doer, history maker

Environment
E.M.S. NAMBOODIRIPAD (1909-1998) was, in all probability, the most important revolutionary figure modern India has produced. He was certainly ...

Farewell to EMS

E.M.S. Namboodiripad, the tallest Communist leader India has seen, passes into history. EVEN as it grieved, Kerala seemed proud.

An icon for millions

No other single individual has made as immense a contribution as EMS has in the shaping of the destiny of both Kerala and the Communist ...

Marxism in theory and practice

PRAKASH KARAT Cover Story
E.M.S. NAMBOODIRIPAD straddled the history of 20th century Kerala and the Indian Communist movement in a manner which invokes awe. The ...

A global vision

PRABHAT PATNAIK Cover Story
What is remarkable about the vision of EMS is not only its appeal, which arises because of its essential correctness, but also its quality of ...

A great life

R. KRISHNAKUMAR IT is hard to define what makes a truly great leader but E.M.S. Namboodiripad was never in doubt about it. He said ...

EMS our columnist

Cover Story
BETWEEN December 1991 and March 1998, octogenarian E.M.S. Namboodiripad wrote 128 columns for Frontline on an impressive - indeed awesome - ...

Father, friend, philosopher and guide...

Cover Story
Malathi Damodaran: MY first distinct memory concerning my father goes back to when I was eight years old. One day in January 1947, when I woke ...

EMS and Kerala: Life and times

V.K. RAMACHANDRAN Cover Story
The political-theoretical line formulated by EMS laid the basis for the far-reaching changes brought about by public action in Kerala after its ...

EMS as a historian

K.N. PANIKKAR Cover Story
Namboodiripad's engagement with history was not academic but an inevitable part of his involvement with politics. HISTORY had a ...

A global vision

PRABHAT PATNAIK Cover Story
What is remarkable about the vision of EMS is not only its appeal, which arises because of its essential correctness, but also its quality of ...

A great life

R. KRISHNAKUMAR IT is hard to define what makes a truly great leader but E.M.S. Namboodiripad was never in doubt about it. He said ...

EMS our columnist

Cover Story
BETWEEN December 1991 and March 1998, octogenarian E.M.S. Namboodiripad wrote 128 columns for Frontline on an impressive - indeed awesome - ...

Father, friend, philosopher and guide...

Cover Story
Malathi Damodaran: MY first distinct memory concerning my father goes back to when I was eight years old. One day in January 1947, when I woke ...

EMS and Kerala: Life and times

V.K. RAMACHANDRAN Cover Story
The political-theoretical line formulated by EMS laid the basis for the far-reaching changes brought about by public action in Kerala after its ...

EMS as a historian

K.N. PANIKKAR Cover Story
Namboodiripad's engagement with history was not academic but an inevitable part of his involvement with politics. HISTORY had a ...

The tireless writer

SUKUMAR AZHICODE Cover Story
THE talk in the streets is that violence and non-violence are mutually exclusive. Following this, it is axiomatically held in the ...

Bofors and the BJP

The BJP's seriousness about discovering the truth on Bofors will be tested in the coming months. WHEN Sonia Gandhi demanded that ...

BJP'S TURN

After a spell of uncertainty, a government headed by Atal Behari Vajpayee assumed office in New Delhi. NUMBERS served as the ...

Pulls and pressures

The days leading up to the swearing-in of the BJP Government were marked by hard bargaining by some of the party's allies.

TDP changes tack

THE Telugu Desam Party, which had claimed that it would remain equidistant from the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress(I), sprang a ...

On tenterhooks

The AIADMK almost stymied the formation of the Government. IT was celebration time on Anna Salai in the heart of Chennai on the ...

An unclear agenda

The National Agenda for Governance of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies appears to be a set of sketchy promises from the BJP, intended ...

UPDATE

Other
Frontline carried in its April 3, 1998 issue a Table showing the percentage of votes won by major parties and alliances in the 1998 Lok ...

Fractured verdict

S.K. PANDE Other
With neither the Congress(I) nor the Bharatiya Janata Party able to cobble together a majority in the State Assembly, Himachal Pradesh has been ...

Contrasting victories

While the Left Front retains power in Tripura, but under a new Chief Minister, a dramatic turn of events leads to B.B. Lyndgoh forming a ...

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