Comrades

  • Prince Harry made tea for comrades in Afghanistan January 28, 2013

    London: Prince Harry, deployed as an Apache helicopter pilot in Afghanistan, served tea to his army comrades after losing a Ludostyle game, a media report said. The 28yearold Harry served as a teamaking "Brew Bitch", The Sun reported. He said crew members had to win a Ludostyle game or act as a...
  • MIFF awards: Indian, British films share honours February 10, 2012

    Mumbai, Feb 9 (PTI) Two films from India and one film each from the UK and Romania bagged top honours in the International Competition Section of the MIFF 2012. The Golden Conch, Silver Conch and other Trophies and Certificates were presented to the winners at the valedictory function of the...
  • Inheriting injustice: A chilling film on Dalits January 12, 2012

    Mumbai: "Every day two Dalits are raped and three killed," goes a shocking statistic in wellknown filmmaker Anand Patwardhan's latest documentary, 'Jai Bhim, Comrade'. It begins with such murderous day, July 11, 1997, when 10 Dalits gathered to protest the desecration of an Ambedkar statue were shot dead by Mumbai Police....
  • Communist China bans 'comrades' on buses May 31, 2010

    Beijing: China's bus drivers and ticket sellers have been urged to leave communism behind, with a new training manual instructing them to call travellers "sir" or "madam" instead of "comrade", state media reported on Monday. Older Beijingers, a few of whom still wear "Mao suits" that were once a virtual uniform...
  • Maoists claim to serve people, denounce democracy February 19, 2008

    From an undisclosed location in Chattisgarh: The Nayagarh attack in Orissa has shown that the Naxals can take on the might of the Indian State. Now, deep in the Naxal strongholds in the forests of Chattisgarh, Comrade Sonu, who is the Number 2 leader in the Communist Party of India (Maoist)...
  • Netaji's Kerala comrades disband June 17, 2007

    Thiruvananthapuram: They were once the brave soldiers who fought foreign rule and now veterans of the Indian National Army (INA) are spending their last years in each others company, before the ex-INA Members Association is dismantled. Lt. Sivanandan and his friends are heroes who never made it to the history textbooks...