In Russia, they tore down lots of statues, but little changed in terms of what those monuments stood for
As the US boils with anger over police brutality and racism, the experience of Russia since the collapse of communism offers a cautionary lesson in the perils and disappointments of toppling monuments
JNUSU election presidential candidate Jitendra Suna is at vanguard of battle against oppression in India
The story of Jitendra Suna, who is contesting as a presidential candidate in the 2019 JNUSU election is an attractive story for the media, particularly since he comes from an 'untouchable' caste
CPM unveils Lenin's 12-foot-tall statue at Tirunelveli office months after two of his structures were pulled down in Tripura
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury unveiled the fibre-glass statue placed on a seven-foot-tall pedestal amid slogans praising the party and Russian revolution.
Talks should 'not be about name but work', says AAP leader Atishi on row over dropping surname Marlena ahead of Lok Sabha polls
She had been named Marlena apparently after Communist thinkers Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin.
Mexican fans attempted to throw a Dia de Muertos-themed parade near the Red Square in Moscow, but were thwarted by the Communist Party of Russia, who objected to the use of skulls and other such imagery.
CPM vows to move Tripura HC over demolition of 'illegal' offices, accuses BJP government of political vendetta
The CPM's Tripura chapter will move the high court against the drive to demolish offices of political parties built on government or forest land initiated by the newly-elected ruling dispensation, party leader Jitendra Choudhury told Firstpost.
Name plate engraved with Syama Prasad Mukherjee's name defaced in Kolkata; Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh
In a fresh incident of statue vandalism, black ink was smeared on a name plate engraved with Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee's name at Presidency University campus in Kolkata on Monday
Vladimir Lenin statues pulled down in Tripura: History is unforgiving, especially to those who wish to control it
When BJP won a convincing victory over the Communists who controlled Tripura, the celebrations led to immediate bulldozing of two statues of Vladimir Lenin.
A clash broke out between two groups belonging to CPM and RSS-backed organisations over attempts to damage a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Jadavpur
Lenin statues razed in Tripura: Liberals must unite against ideology of vandalism and revenge, India's image at stake
Ponder the real lesson of the Tripura election: The sun always sets on every empire. What is saffron in the morning, always turns red or some other colour. So, beware. The arc of history spares nobody.
Statue politics: Narendra Modi's swift reaction praiseworthy, PM won't let BJP hooligans spoil his minority outreach
The alacrity with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to instances of vandalism in parts of the country by BJP workers and retaliatory action by political rivals and groups is noteworthy.
Derek O'Brien says 'strong federal force' emerging from Parliament as protests over bank fraud gain ground
There is a "strong federal force" emerging from Parliament, Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien said on Wednesday, after opposition parties and some constituents of the ruling coalition mounted a united protest in both Houses over issues such as vandalisation of statues and banking fraud.
The toppling of two Lenin statues by alleged BJP supporters so soon after the saffron party's election victory in Tripura should fill us with disgust.
Statue vandalism updates: After BR Ambedkar, Periyar statues defiled, demand rises to arrest vandals under NSA act
Two statues of communist icon Vladimir Lenin were brought down in South Tripura, the police said, as the CPM and its arch-rival in Bengal, the Trinamool Congress, blamed the BJP for the incidents.
Tripura win: Bulldozing Lenin statues no method to end Communist legacy; BJP mandate is for change, not violence
By exploiting a decisive public mandate to bulldoze a statue, the BJP has only made a complete mockery of the very ethos of electoral democracy.
Equating Periyar with Lenin is BJP's political immaturity: It's suicidal to reject Dravidian principles in Tamil Nadu
The BJP's near-impossible task of finding traction with the people of Tamil Nadu could only be done within the framework of Dravidian politics
WATCH: Statue war continues; BR Ambedkar's statue damaged in UP's Meerut, officials replace it with new one
After statues of Lenin, Periyar, Shyama Prasad Mookherjee were vandalised in separate incidents across India, a staute of Dalit icon Bababsaheb Ambedkar has been vandalised by unknown miscreants, say TV reports.
Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly disapproved incidents of vandalism of statues that have been reported in various parts of the country
#StatuePolitics: After Lenin, Periyar, vandals deface Syama Prasad Mookherjee's bust in Kolkata; Rajnath calls for strict action
Two days after a Lenin Lenin was toppled in Tripura, a BJP office in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore was attacked on Wednesday
CPM's defeat in Tripura: Post-poll violence challenges Left hegemony, methodically targets its institutions
Losing their bastion of Tripura is a setback for the Communist Party of India (Marxist), but the larger humiliation lies in being routed by a BJP-led Right-wing alliance