Ramachandra Guha, writing in Indiatogether.org says
The central paradox of Indian communism is that its practice is vastly superior to its theory. Communist leaders and activists are probably more intelligent than their counterparts in other parties. This is why it is such a great pity that their often honourable practice is crippled with an archaic and outmoded theory
A very interesting and insightful critique of the Indian communists. Go, read it.