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Lenin is not a figure to look up to at a time when we want more democracy, not less

April 23, 2020 6:05 pm

We need plenty of democracy in this hour, diverse voices and criticism of the government and the state to thrive. But Lenin found democracy superfluous and turned Russia, later the USSR, into a one-party state.

Learning from Lenin: At 150, the leader of the October Revolution has lessons for a post-Covid world

April 22, 2020 10:21 am

When we pay tributes to Lenin, we should not fail to think about ways to liberate people from all kinds of exploitations and enslavement.

In Kerala, rebel CPM leader’s memorial under police watch

March 13, 2018 2:25 am

CPI(M) Kozhikode district secretary P Mohanan, however, rejected the claim that CPI(M) men had vandalised the memorial.

BJP leader Sunil Deodhar: ‘Lenin statue won’t be replaced, last king’s to be installed’

March 13, 2018 5:38 am

Pune-born Deodhar, who is BJP’s in-charge in Tripura, said the statue of the last Maharaja would be erected inside the premises of the Agartala airport, which is proposed to be elevated to an international airport.

LJP calls for action against those vandalising statues

March 12, 2018 1:26 am

In the national executive meeting of the party in Delhi on Sunday, LJP parliamentary board chairperson Chirag Paswan raised the issue of vandalism and the party stressed that necessary measures should be taken to stop such incidents.

Lenin Babu Still Lives in Dharmatala

March 11, 2018 7:29 pm

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov was once everywhere in Kolkata. And his bounty was not just revolution.

After Lenin and Periyar, now Ambedkar statue in Uttar Pradesh vandalised

March 07, 2018 9:41 pm

The Dalit community in the area had blocked the traffic in the morning. The protest was lifted after the locals were assured that a new statue will soon be installed.

Bust of Syama Prasad Mookerjee vandalised in Kolkata, six arrested

March 07, 2018 11:25 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, condemned the violence and expressed his 'strong disapproval'.

How Vladimir Lenin influenced Indian revolutionaries

March 07, 2018 4:34 pm

It was Lenin who personally received the founder of the CPI, MN Roy, in Moscow where he was invited to attend the second world congress of the Communist International.

Tripura BJP workers, supporters bulldoze Lenin statue amid cries of 'Bharat Mata ki jai'

March 06, 2018 10:05 am

Tripura: At 2.30 pm Monday, 48 hours after the assembly election results were announced, celebrating BJP workers and supporters brought it down with the help of a JCB amid cries of “Bharat Mata ki jai’’.