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Communist Manifesto Remembered-Part 3

Communist Manifesto Remembered-Part 3

Top 10 Goals in the Communist Manifesto, Accomplished in America So says a report, in recent years, By Joe Jarvis (May 05, 2018) in thedailybell.com. Notwithstanding its anti-communist venom, lies and sarcasm, besides its own interpretations, the interesting if not curious report, extracts of which are given below, is worth noting. How profound is the perceived influence of the Manifesto,[Read More…]

Communist Manifesto Remembered : Part-2 – 10 suggested measures of socialism : China’s socialism

Communist Manifesto Remembered : Part-2 – 10 suggested measures of socialism : China’s socialism

There has been a discussion on China’s socialism, with criticisms from not only the Right wings but also the Left. The latter question, for instance, in terms of the principles of the Communist Manifesto. In this section, we seek to discuss some aspects in that context. But before that, let both the camps see this data : BPL population in[Read More…]

Communist Manifesto Remembered-Part 1

Communist Manifesto Remembered-Part 1

Red Books Day : Communist Manifesto being reprinted in massive editions of lakhs of copies in India                                    Communist Manifesto was formally launched once again across India on 21 February, 2020 named as Red Books Day. The first version of the Communist Manifesto, written[Read More…]

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China is light years ahead of India

China is light years ahead of India

When it comes to technology, we depend on others, be it phones, cars, airplanes. Maybe 20 years ago, China was behind us, but now they are light years ahead of India. We are in a pathetic state. In Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I couldn’t find a single Indian company. Out of some 4,500 stalls, about 2,000 were Chinese,[Read More…]

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 “One Country, Two Systems” : Chinese Socialism Vs Hong Kong’s Capitalism – Hong Kong update- Part 2

 “One Country, Two Systems” : Chinese Socialism Vs Hong Kong’s Capitalism – Hong Kong update- Part 2

 Hong Kong has been gripped by more than five months of social unrest, claimingly sparked by an extradition bill that would have allowed for the transfer of fugitives to jurisdictions with which the city has no such agreement, including mainland China.The Bill was withdrawn several weeks ago, but the protests continued, in fact intensified, hinting at the imperialists’ conspiracy, chiefly[Read More…]

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Hong Kong Poll Results X-Rayed

Hong Kong Poll Results X-Rayed

  (This is Part-1 of a two part Report) Landslide victory for Hong Kong pro-democracy parties in de facto protest referendum : This ( it was CNN’s) is the tone and tenor of headlines in mainstream media.There is nothing new in this kind of reportage for Indians fed on inobjectivity and hyperboles.   This notion however needs to be objectively analysed,[Read More…]

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Kashmir, Patel : Some Bitter Facts vs Concocted Stories-2

Kashmir, Patel : Some Bitter Facts vs Concocted Stories-2

 Pseudo-nationalism : Venom against neighbours Modi-led NDA-1 regime Government was inaugurated in 2014 with a Neighbors First Policy, with neighbouring countries including Pakistan as the guests, and that was good. Modi had been to Pakistan unannounced, visited and greeted his family, embraced Premier Nawaj Sharif in 2015 December. However, Sangh Parivar , as part of its double talk, and a[Read More…]

Modi’s summit-2 with Xi Jinping: Implications for Kashmir – Part I

Modi’s summit-2 with Xi Jinping: Implications for Kashmir – Part I

  (This is Part-1 of a two-part article, with focus on certain external policy dimensions.) While Article 370 was being discussed in Aug 2019, Home Minister Amit Shah repeatedly asserted in parliament that Farooq Abdulla (ex-CM of JK, now MP) was NOT detained or arrested. By evening it was clear that it was a lie. Farooq is still in prison,[Read More…]

A police officer stands guard in front of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) head office in Mumbai April 17, 2012. The Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates on Tuesday for the first time in three years by an unexpectedly sharp 50 basis points to give a boost to flagging economic growth but warned that there is limited scope for further rate cuts. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS)

The Great Bank Robbery

The Great Bank Robbery: This is not the title of a new Big Budget movie, like Saaho, which reportedly grabbed 10,000 screens across the world. It is related to real, not reel,life. The Saaho in economy  was the big ticket reform of  10 PSU Banks merger into four Bahubalis,as painted by some media, that was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala[Read More…]

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Indian State post-1947 Served Imperialists and Strengthened Landlord Base

Indian State post-1947 Served Imperialists and Strengthened Landlord Base

Distortion of Com.T Nagi Reddy’s views is not the way to pay real homage to him How fragile is India’s Constitution, and how illusory are its claims of sovereignty, independence, democracy, secularism and socialism has been noticed repeatedly over the last 70 plus years after 1947 August. RTI and Article 370 were the most recent shocks to some people who[Read More…]

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Kandukuri, a great reformer, remembered on his death centenary

Kandukuri, a great reformer, remembered on his death centenary

  It was hundred years ago on May 27, in 1919, that Kandukuri Veeresalingam (16 April 1848 – 27 May 1919), widely regarded as Father of Renaissance Movement in Telugu society and literature,  breathed his last at the age of 71. Kandukuri, as he was popularly called by his surname, was a great social reformer, a man of action, a[Read More…]

Tibet , Dalai Lama and  USA | Ramakrishnan

Tibet , Dalai Lama and USA | Ramakrishnan

It is 60 years since a so-called Government-in-Exile, also called as Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), was founded on April 28, 1959, with its Headquarters  in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, India. The 14th Dalai Lama (born as Lhamo Thondup on 6 July 1935),  then aged 24,  had just arrived in NEFA a month earlier on March 30, 1959, and  soon became  CTA’s[Read More…]

Farmers force Turmeric, Red jowar into Nizamabad agenda, 170 farmers file  nominations to focus on their problems

Farmers force Turmeric, Red jowar into Nizamabad agenda, 170 farmers file  nominations to focus on their problems

Telangana State (TS), with 17 Lok Sabha constituencies, goes to the Loksabha (Parliament) polls in the first phase on April 11. After the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended March 28 Thursday, a total of 443 candidates remained in the fray in Telangana with Nizamabad Constituency topping the list with 185 candidates, including over 170 farmers.    Nizamabad farmers, mostly[Read More…]

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B.R.Ambedkar and Electoral Politics: A Relook

B.R.Ambedkar and Electoral Politics: A Relook

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 6, 2018. in a short video posted on his personal Twitter handle to mark the 62nd death anniversary of Ambedkar, said the “mantra of sabka saath, sabka vikas has been inspired by the late leader”. He said Ambedkar pitched for equality before law, equality in opportunities and equality in rights. The prime minister said[Read More…]

Smash Patriarchy, Brahmanical or otherwise

Smash Patriarchy, Brahmanical or otherwise

tr Lakhs of women across the world, including in the developed western countries, rallied and joined demonstrations, to mark the UN’s International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 24. It is well known that patriarchy reigns around the world, East or West, and irrespective of religion, and irrespective of caste in India and South Asia, with variation[Read More…]