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First Draft | Indian history is badly distorted: Here’s how it can be rewritten
India

First Draft | Indian history is badly distorted: Here’s how it can be rewritten

Since Independence it has become almost a religious dogma of Indian and Western historians to rewrite history and to project ancient Indian/Hindu civilisation as a remarkably and uniquely inhuman civilisation, whose only characteristic was an iniquitous caste system

Understanding Marxist historiography: Where India is not a nation and Gandhi a mere British collaborator
India

Understanding Marxist historiography: Where India is not a nation and Gandhi a mere British collaborator

Communists never participated in the freedom struggle, collaborated with the British in 1942 and gave the Adhikari Thesis for dividing India, and yet they lecture Indians on nationalism and patriotism.

How Hindutva can be an alternative narrative to statist socialism and predatory capitalism
India

How Hindutva can be an alternative narrative to statist socialism and predatory capitalism

In Hindu scheme of things, there is no such thing as exploitation of one human by others, rather it assigns cohesiveness among the living creatures

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya’s refusal to accept Padma award is symptomatic of a toxic West Bengal
India

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya’s refusal to accept Padma award is symptomatic of a toxic West Bengal

The communist leader’s rude refusal to accept the Padma Bhushan the nation bestowed on him is typical of the West Bengal political class

Opinion | Why a nation and its people must know their true history
World

Opinion | Why a nation and its people must know their true history

No country can become a great nation, a world guru and a world leader on borrowed ideas, borrowed cultures and borrowed systems. The greatness and leaderships are built upon the solid foundations and the pride of the past

In Communist fantasy Money Heist, robbing a bank is ‘Resistance’, killers are victims
Politics

In Communist fantasy Money Heist, robbing a bank is ‘Resistance’, killers are victims

Money Heist is when an inept, lazy bunch of far-Left day-dreamers compose the Communist Manifesto 2.0 exactly 173 years after Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

How Communists invented Hindu nationalists' Hitler connection to hide their military alliance with Nazis
Politics

How Communists invented Hindu nationalists' Hitler connection to hide their military alliance with Nazis

The Communists led by the erstwhile Soviet Union collaborated with Hitler, and shared in his victories, until Hitler decided much later to betray them

Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed
India

Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed

Bernie Sanders, Jeremy Corbyn and their ideological masters China have successfully planted five myths about socialism and Communism in the minds of the impressionable

Left spin | ‘Communism is cool’ a lie Made in China, sold in US, shipped to Indian youngsters
India

Left spin | ‘Communism is cool’ a lie Made in China, sold in US, shipped to Indian youngsters

If China can creep its way into injecting its dark ideology in the world’s most powerful democracy, it is difficult to believe that it has not compromised India’s own political, academic and media ecosystems.

Left spin | Communism for dummies: Smartly selling a murderous ideology, false gods like Che
India

Left spin | Communism for dummies: Smartly selling a murderous ideology, false gods like Che

Gullible youngsters are never encouraged to question the motives of the far-Left. They are told that the Leftist ideology is one of compassion, dissent and resistance, standing for the poor and the underdog

Chinese tourists mark Communist Party's centenary as country witnesses new 'Red Tourism' wave
World

Chinese tourists mark Communist Party's centenary as country witnesses new 'Red Tourism' wave

In Guizhou, tourism in the first quarter of 2021 has already recovered to 2019 levels, local official Lu Yongzheng said.

Kovai Gnani, renowned Tamil writer and literary critic, passes away in Coimbatore at 85
Arts & Culture

Kovai Gnani, renowned Tamil writer and literary critic, passes away in Coimbatore at 85

Gnani worked as an editor for 30 years while becoming the greatest contributor to the Marxist critique of Tamil texts.

Kobad Ghandy's upcoming memoir traces the activist's life from his student days in London to his work as a Maoist ideologue
Arts & Culture

Kobad Ghandy's upcoming memoir traces the activist's life from his student days in London to his work as a Maoist ideologue

For the better part of the last decade, Kobad Ghandy had been embroiled in several court cases and was in and out of various prisons across different states in the country.

The death of liberal order: On Michael Jackson's 'Black or White' and our changing political, cultural landscape
World

The death of liberal order: On Michael Jackson's 'Black or White' and our changing political, cultural landscape

While the other pop stars of the 90s were far less political, Michael Jackson's songs showed a clear political arc.

'Inquilab Inquilab Inquilab Zindabad': Revisiting the legacy of beloved revolutionary Telugu poet Sri Sri
Life

'Inquilab Inquilab Inquilab Zindabad': Revisiting the legacy of beloved revolutionary Telugu poet Sri Sri

Srirangam Srinivasarao, popularly known as Sri Sri, needed no introduction in Telugu households until a generation ago. Famously called Mahakavi (The Great Poet), he enjoys a reputation like no other Telugu poet.

Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: RB More's writings offer critique of untouchability, Savarna communism
Life

Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: RB More's writings offer critique of untouchability, Savarna communism

Memoirs of a Dalit Communist should be read for the explanations it offers for the failure of communism in India, in particular the ideology's unsuitability to the social reality of Indian politics. The book is also a critical read because it lays bare how Savarna leaders used caste to their advantage within the communist groups.

China's state newspaper criticises Apple for app used by Hong Kong's protesters to track police
News & Analysis

China's state newspaper criticises Apple for app used by Hong Kong's protesters to track police

Apple is the latest foreign company to catch heat in relation to the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

China promotes images of young, 'drunkard' Karl Marx to capture youth, stresses on Marxism as 'true path'
World

China promotes images of young, 'drunkard' Karl Marx to capture youth, stresses on Marxism as 'true path'

With chat shows claiming "Marx was Right" and cartoons of his wild youth, China has gone to great lengths to show that the theories of German philosopher Karl Marx are still relevant today, ahead of the 200th anniversary of his birth on Saturday

Cuba ready for end of an era as President Raul Castro steps down; long time deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel to take over
World

Cuba ready for end of an era as President Raul Castro steps down; long time deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel to take over

The silver-haired Diaz-Canel, 57 — a top Communist Party figure who has served as first vice president since 2013 — will become the island's first leader born after the 1959 revolution, and the first in 60 years who is not named Castro.

Parole movie review: As generic as most Mammootty films these days, but not his worst
Entertainment

Parole movie review: As generic as most Mammootty films these days, but not his worst

Parole is not Mammootty’s worst, but if you have seen him when he is at his best, you have to wonder what on earth he is thinking when he picks scripts these days – or whether he is thinking at all.