Plus into minus (+ x - = -) is always equal to minus. In the same way adopting wrong means to achieve right––even a nobler––goal yields negative result. This is what the Left parties have done recently. They have botched up their whole strategy and are now finding themselves standing before a cul-de-sac.
How can the BJP and the Communists become strange bedfellows? In 1975 one of the constituents of the Left, the Communist Party of India (CPI), b...