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Vietnam arrests four senior oil executives accused of taking $5.1 million in bribes as crackdown on corruption continues
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Vietnam arrests four senior oil executives accused of taking $5.1 million in bribes as crackdown on corruption continues

Vietnam has arrested four senior oil executives over corruption charges as a part of its anti-graft sweep

Former Chinese Communist Party official, once tipped as potential successor to Xi Jinping, jailed for life for accepting bribes
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Former Chinese Communist Party official, once tipped as potential successor to Xi Jinping, jailed for life for accepting bribes

A former Chinese Communist Party official who was once tipped as a potential successor to President Xi Jinping was sentenced to life in prison for bribery on Tuesday, the latest senior cadre to fall in Xi's sweeping anti-corruption crusade.

Ajit Doval holds talks with Chinese official Yang Jiechi ahead of Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman's Beijing visit
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Ajit Doval holds talks with Chinese official Yang Jiechi ahead of Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman's Beijing visit

Ajit Doval on Friday held talks with a top official of China's ruling CPC Yang Jiechi in Shanghai, the Indian Embassy said, the second meeting between the two officials after the last year's Doka La standoff.

Xi Jinping is Communist Party's head for second time: Party breaks precedent, doesn't name clear successor to president
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Xi Jinping is Communist Party's head for second time: Party breaks precedent, doesn't name clear successor to president

China’s Communist Party revealed its new leadership helmed by President Xi Jinping, but did not include include a clear successor to the president.

AIADMK merger: CPM leader Prakash Karat calls alliance 'opportunistic', alleges BJP's role in it
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AIADMK merger: CPM leader Prakash Karat calls alliance 'opportunistic', alleges BJP's role in it

CPM politburo member Prakash Karat on Monday termed the merger of AIADMK factions as opportunistic and alleged that the BJP was behind it.

CPI(M) blames BJP for 'cow vigilantes attacking Dalits and Muslims'
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CPI(M) blames BJP for 'cow vigilantes attacking Dalits and Muslims'

The CPI-M on Sunday blamed the Narendra Modi government for the rising number of attacks by so-called cow vigilantes on Dalits and minorities

CPM politburo meeting: Karat cracks whip but Bengal unit may defy diktat on alliance with Congress
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CPM politburo meeting: Karat cracks whip but Bengal unit may defy diktat on alliance with Congress

For far too long, the CPM's top crust has crushed all grassroot concerns with iron hand in the name of 'democratic centralism'. There have been clarion calls for 'inner-party democracy' in plenums after plenums. Party leaders who are still in touch with ground reality have accused the theorizing apparatchiks in Delhi of running a 'rule of fear' and have issued repeated warnings that party structure will crumble if the leadership doesn't listen to feedback from the grassroots.

Why VS Achuthanandan, the 'CPM's Fidel Castro', was forced to give up the CM crown
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Why VS Achuthanandan, the 'CPM's Fidel Castro', was forced to give up the CM crown

VS Achuthanandan avoided repeated questions on chief ministership on Saturday at a presser in Thiruvananthapuram. The CPM’s senior-most leader said he will continue to be the ‘kavalaal’ (sentinel) of the people of Kerala, taking up their issues.

After Left Front's WB debacle, CPM's Yechury is in the line of fire
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After Left Front's WB debacle, CPM's Yechury is in the line of fire

With the dismal performance, it is CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury who is clearly in the line of fire.

Vietnam elects police chief Tran Dai Quang as country's new president
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Vietnam elects police chief Tran Dai Quang as country's new president

Vietnam's National Assembly has elected the police chief to be the country's new president, the second-highest post in the country

Back to the roots? CPM to lead people's movements to bounce back
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Back to the roots? CPM to lead people's movements to bounce back

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has pledged to oppose the Modi government’s ‘anti-people, anti-farmer’ economic policies and mobilize the masses in a big way through mass struggles.

Govt focus on Hindi is against linguistic equality: CPI (M)
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Govt focus on Hindi is against linguistic equality: CPI (M)

CPI(M) on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its directive on the use of Hindi as the medium for government communication on social media.

Rally was not for Third or Fourth Front: Sitaram Yechuri
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Rally was not for Third or Fourth Front: Sitaram Yechuri

Politburo member Sitaram Yechuri today reiterated that the recent rally attended by a group of non-BJP and non-Congress parties was not a step towards formation of a Third or Fourth Front for the next Lok Sabha elections

CPI(M) to review election preparations at Friday meet
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CPI(M) to review election preparations at Friday meet

CPI(M) would review preparations for the upcoming assembly elections in five states and the emerging political scenario at a three-day meeting of its top leaders here from Friday, party sources said today

Dropped from politburo for telling truth about Vijayan: Achuthanandan
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Dropped from politburo for telling truth about Vijayan: Achuthanandan

Achuthanandan was referring to his removal from the CPI(M)'s apex body when he was Chief Minister in the context of charges brought against Vijayan pertaining to a contract awarded to Canadian company SNC Lavalin

CPI-M decision on Prez poll only after UPA names its candidate
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CPI-M decision on Prez poll only after UPA names its candidate

CPI-M will take a call on which Presidential candidate to support only after the UPA announces its nominee.

No change in CPI(M) leadership: Karat re-elected General Secy
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No change in CPI(M) leadership: Karat re-elected General Secy

64-year-old Karat was elected General Secretary in 2005 at the New Delhi Congress and again at Coimbatore for the second term.