Communism

  • As Bo trial ends in China, prosecutor demands severe punishment 27-08-2013 04:23 AM

    Jinan: Chinese prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for ousted top politician Bo Xilai as his divisive, dramatic trial ended on Monday, saying his "whimsical" challenge to charges of bribery, graft and abuse of power flew in the face of the evidence. Bo was a rising star in China's leadership circles...
  • The evolving role of writers in Tamil cinema 06-05-2013 11:29 PM

    In My Years with Boss at Gemini Studios, Ashokamitran recounts a poet's visit. "He was a tall man, very English, very serious and of course very unknown to all of us. Battling with half a dozen pedestal fans on the shooting stage, The Boss [film producer and publisher SS Vasan]...
  • China gears up to avert Soviet-style collapse 21-06-2011 07:27 AM

    Jinggangshan: Bracing for key leadership changes, China's 80-million strong Communist Party is getting ready for yet another long-haul with an ideological makeover to avert a Soviet Union-style collapse which spelled doom for communism worldwide. Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) is going through the phase...
  • Funds from Centre get lost in CPM hands: Rahul 06-09-2010 03:49 PM

    Kolkata: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was in Kolkata for the youth memebrship drive, but grabbed the opportunity to take a dig at the ruling Left front government. Rahul accused the state government of not spending the funds sent by the Centre and said communism would soon be wiped out...
  • I was dead but then resurrected: Fidel Castro 31-08-2010 02:04 PM

    Mexico City: Cuban leader Fidel Castro describes the illness that caused him to step down from power in near-religious terms a 'calvary' and his recovery a sort of resurrection. Castro, 84, made the remarks in an interview with a Mexican daily. "I was dead," Castro said in the interview. "I...
  • Cashing in on Communist kitsch 08-06-2007 05:42 PM

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