Mao Zedong

  • China celebrates 120th birthday of Mao Zedong 26-12-2013 12:08 PM

    China celebrated the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but with scaled-back festivities as President Xi Jinping embarks on broad economic reforms which have unsettled leftists. Mao has become a potent symbol for leftists within the ruling Communist Party who feel that three decades...
  • 'Never thought Mao's biography would be an expose' 24-11-2011 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Her book ripped the veil off Mao Zedong's regime and was described as a "bombshell of a devastating work" by the British media. But the biography of China's most well known personality is not the only one that has made writer Jung Chang famous. London-based Chang is the...
  • Hopper's bullet-hole Warhol sells for $ 302,500 12-01-2011 01:05 PM

    New York: An Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong that actor Dennis Hopper shot two bullets through sold for $302,500 at Christie's on Tuesday, more than 10 times its high estimate. The 1972 screenprint from Hopper's art collection is done in hues of mostly blues and greens, including a deep...
  • Rahul compares Narendra Modi to Mao Zedong 27-11-2010 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: Congress MP and party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has caused a stir with his comments on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi being like Mao Zedong. Rahul. who is on a three-city trip to the state, compared Modi to Mao when speaking about development in the state. "Mao also...
  • China marks 60 years 01-10-2009 11:18 AM

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  • Chinese cops bust Mao condoms seller 08-11-2006 01:06 PM

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