There’s a divergence in theory and practice of communism

Is communism really a threat to the country? Or is the danger of communism being played up by political parties in the opposition for political mileage? Or is the move against the communists in the country actually taking the form of anti-Chinese propaganda? There are two levels to an understanding of communism. One is at […]

Indian state seeks fast-track hanging for rapists after slew of assaults

Indian women in Kolkata demand justice for a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed. (AP pic) NEW DELHI: A southern Indian state passed bills on Friday that could see men convicted of rape being hanged within 21 days of police registering a case, after a series of brutal sex attacks led to public demands for […]