Thursday, Feb 02, 2023



UPSC Essentials | This Quote Means: 'The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains'

January 02, 2023 7:09 am

On the centenary week of the USSR's official creation, a look at a famous quote from Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that inspired the Soviet experiment. It also finds relevance in the World History section of the UPSC syllabus, under GS paper 1.

Last Czechoslovak communist leader Milous Jakes dies at 97

July 15, 2020 9:19 pm

Milous Jakes had been general secretary of the party for only two years before the Velvet Revolution led by the late writer, Vaclav Havel, ended 40 years of communist rule.

No More Opium, Please

March 11, 2019 12:53 am

It is time to thank God for services provided and jettison the concept.

In Good Faith: To believe, or not to believe

October 22, 2018 12:34 am

No belief system is worth veering to the extremes for. The political history of countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia bears testimony.

Recognising private property, gay marriage, Cuba aims to build socialism instead of communism

July 22, 2018 7:44 am

Laying out the new constitution to lawmakers on Saturday, the secretary of the council of state, Homero Acosta, said it included the recognition of private property, something long stigmatized by the Communist Party as a vestige of capitalism.

Kim wrong ‘un

December 20, 2018 12:06 pm

Kerala CPM must know that the dictator of North Korea is a poor choice as ambassador of anti-US imperialism

Tripura govt brainwashing students with communism: Chennithala

June 01, 2016 9:30 pm

Chennithala said that Congress unit in Tripura took up this issue and the party workers hit the street to protest this.

Diary item: Shanghai ki angdai

October 16, 2015 12:12 am

The new ism in the city is nationalism.

Briefly World: Canonisation for John Paul II,John XXIII on April 27

October 01, 2013 12:36 am

Pope John Paul II,the Polish pontiff who led the Catholic Church for 27 years and witnessed the fall of communism.

Lack of chances can hit free enterprise: Rajan

April 02, 2013 2:54 am

Rajan cited the example of Russia where property rights have not received popular support