Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

Communist Party


Explained: What to look for from China's 20th Communist Party congress

August 30, 2022 7:12 pm

About 2,300 party members from across the country will gather, mostly behind closed doors, at the cavernous Great Hall of the People on Beijing's Tiananmen Square for a once-in-five-years congress that typically runs for about one week.

Bristling against the west, China rallies domestic sympathy for Russia

April 05, 2022 11:48 am

The humiliating collapse of the Soviet Union, the video says, was the result of efforts by the United States to destroy its legitimacy.

Delhi Confidential: Lok Sabha Speaker finds home connection with Abu Dhabi temple

February 25, 2022 7:02 am

Om Birla, who is on a five-day trip to the UAE, visited the Swami Narayan temple in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Impressed by the grandeur of the temple, Birla got a chance to meet the artisans who were involved in its construction.

China: Beijing replaces Communist Party head in Xinjiang

December 26, 2021 10:45 pm

Chen Quanguo, who oversaw the alleged repression of ethnic Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, is stepping down, according to the Chinese media.

Why did Hong Kong remove a Tiananmen memorial?

December 23, 2021 6:37 pm

The 8-metre (26-foot)-tall sculpture, which was taken away in parts, remembered the victims of China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

Cuba's president says government has some blame for protests

July 15, 2021 10:21 am

Until now, the Cuban government had only blamed social media and the U.S. government for the weekend protests, which were the biggest seen in Cuba since a quarter century ago.

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in Cuba

July 12, 2021 8:29 am

President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who also heads the Communist Party, blamed the United States for the unrest in a nationally televised speech on Sunday afternoon.

India’s superficial understanding of China will no longer do

July 01, 2021 7:55 am

Vijay Gokhale writes: The Chinese Communist Party’s centenary is a timely reminder of the need to go beyond the focus on the PLA in the context of the boundary question and China’s foreign policy in South Asia

A Cuba without a Castro? A country steps into the unknown

April 20, 2021 1:21 pm

Since 1959, when Raúl and his older brother, Fidel, led an insurgency against a U.S.-backed dictator to victory, Cuba has been led by a Castro. Now, as Raúl — who is 89 and succeeded his older brother — steps down from the helm of the Communist Party.

China celebrates official end of extreme poverty, lauds Xi

February 25, 2021 3:59 pm

The full-scale propaganda campaign launched this month has filled state-controlled newspapers and airwaves with reports on the anti-poverty milestone and Xi's personal role in it.