Prakash Karat Profile

  • The Karat(e) Kid turns Sensei April 29, 2009

    If Prakash Karat--the powerful general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist)--had his way, the Left would have withdrawn support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006, a good two years before they actually did. The silver-haired Marxist ideologue wanted to pull the plug when Defence Minister Pranab...