Friday, Jan 27, 2023



When Gorbachev lifted the iron curtain, western businesses rushed in

August 31, 2022 1:16 pm

Beginning in the early 1990s, American brands flocked into Moscow and St. Petersburg, finding an enormous market of eager consumers weary of Soviet-era shortages, and establishing a base from which to launch operations in the region.


June 17, 2021 8:07 am

There is now research to show that the rich get richer. It is another exercise in obviousness

Whittled down to 2 seats, CPI reiterates demand for 'Communist reunification'

May 29, 2019 10:07 pm

In the election results announced last week, the CPI, which once boasted of 29 seats at the height of its undivided organisation in 1962, has been diminished to just two seats in the current Lok Sabha.

Trapped in a t-shirt

December 21, 2018 8:19 pm

Che Guevara’s image is marketed by the system he sought to overthrow.

A different kind of secularist

June 08, 2015 12:27 am

Mujeeb Rizvi was a scholar-teacher who fought the pundits and the bigots

As you make your bed,so must you lie in it — or maybe not

October 28, 2013 3:53 am

Suspended CPM member says bed of cash doctored,apologises to ‘all Communists’

CPI veteran Bhargavan dies

September 19, 2013 1:36 am

Bhargavan was secretary of the CPI in Kerala for four consecutive terms between 1998 and 2010.

Prosecution seeks 'severe' sentence; Bo claims affair between wife,ex-cop

August 27, 2013 2:27 am

He was also removed from the ruling party following allegations of bribery,embezzlement and abuse of power against him.

CPM rebel leader killed in Kerala

May 06, 2012 12:20 am

The murder of the convener of the Left Coordination Panel,an umbrella of CPM rebels,has rocked Kerala,with the CPM and Congress engaging in a blame-game.

Veteran Communist leader Chaturanan Mishra dead

July 02, 2011 10:05 pm

The 86-year-old CPI leader breathed his last in AIIMS this morning.


Somnath Chatterjee will be remembered for always being above party politics

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The best example of his non-partisan behaviour is, of course, from 2008 during the Indo-US nuclear deal. Read more: