Communist Party

Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

A court in Vietnam jailed a blogger on Monday for seven years for "conducting propaganda against the state", the latest action against a critic of the one-party state.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

China's internet regulator denounces its former chief now under probe

China's internet regulator had said it will purge the "evil influence" of its former top official who the ruling Communist Party has put under investigation for suspected corruption.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

China probes former chief of internet regulator for suspected graft

The former head of China`s powerful internet regulator is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party said, the latest senior official to be caught up in a sweeping campaign against graft.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Donald Trump to meet Xi Jinping; North Korea, trade to top agenda

Donald Trump to meet Xi Jinping; North Korea, trade to top agenda

North Korea and trade will likely top the agenda when U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping sit down for formal talks on Thursday, a day after Trump warned Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
China to expand anti-graft supervision project nationwide in 2018: Report

China to expand anti-graft supervision project nationwide in 2018: Report

China will expand a pilot project for anti-graft supervision reforms nationwide next year that will consolidate existing corruption agencies, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, as President Xi Jinping expands his signature policy drive.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
China's Xi Jinping says hopes to promote relations with North Korea

China's Xi Jinping says hopes to promote relations with North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s congratulatory message on China`s recently completed Communist Party Congress, saying he hopes to promote ties between the two countries, North Korea`s state news agency said.

Nov 02, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
Russian October Revolution: What happened 100 years ago?

Russian October Revolution: What happened 100 years ago?

The Russian October Revolution, one of the most significant political events of the twentieth century marked its 100 years on Wednesday, as per the Soviet's old calendar.

Oct 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Activists fear more crackdowns in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

Activists fear more crackdowns in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

When President Xi Jinping was handed a second term at the helm of the Communist Party this week, he said China had entered a "new era". But human rights activists expect the same old crackdowns.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
China's Communist Party's high-ranking officials 'plotted to overthrow Xi Jinping'

China's Communist Party's high-ranking officials 'plotted to overthrow Xi Jinping'

Liu Shiyu, the chief of China's Securities Commissions, on Thursday listed names of six "high-ranking and powerful officials, who were hugely greedy and corrupt. 

Oct 20, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Amid strained ties, North Korea congratulates China on party congress

North Korea sent a congratulatory message to China’s 19th Congress of its Communist Party on Wednesday, amid increasingly frayed relationships between the traditional allies, as China tightens sanctions over Pyongyang`s nuclear weapons programme.

Oct 18, 2017, 05:16 AM IST
Chinese government encourages organised blind dates

Chinese government encourages organised blind dates

The rapid modernization has led to stress and competition among the young in China. With many not finding time for companionship, the government is now 'spreading' love.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Clashes erupt between CPM, RSS in Kannur

A country made bomb was hurled at two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) cadres in Koothparambu district in Kannur yesterday.

Sep 09, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

China appoints new army commander in reshuffle

The reshuffle comes as Xi oversees an ambitious military modernisation programme, adding new aircraft carriers and developing stealth fighters and taking a more assertive stance in the disputed East and South China Seas.

Sep 01, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
In China, the Party’s push for influence inside foreign firms stirs fears

In China, the Party’s push for influence inside foreign firms stirs fears

The presence of party units has long been a fact of doing business in China, where party organisations exist in nearly 70 per cent of some 1.86 million privately owned companies, the official China Daily reported last month.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Chinese vice premier to visit Pakistan for Independence Day celebrations

A high-level Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Wang Yang will visit Pakistan to take part in the country's Independence Day celebrations, officials said on Saturday.

Aug 12, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Won't allow anyone to split Chinese territory, ready to defeat invasions: Xi ​Jinping

Won't allow anyone to split Chinese territory, ready to defeat invasions: Xi ​Jinping

China has maintained that there won't be a meaningful dialogue without the unconditional withdrawal of Indian troops.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
China's Xi says party cannot rest on laurels in fighting corruption

China's Xi says party cannot rest on laurels in fighting corruption

Chen Miner is seen as a potential new member of the party`s elite Standing Committee when it is unveiled after a reshuffle at the upcoming congress.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Corruption scandals in Kerala BJP not a state issue: CPI-M

Another BJP leader in Kerala, M.T. Ramesh, was accused of taking a bribe of a similar amount from another medical college owner to get recognition.

Jul 27, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

China's exiled tycoon Guo ''fabricated'' corruption claims: Report

In an online video stream last month, Guo produced a corporate tree diagram which he said showed companies linked to Yao, including GI Technologies (Beijing) Co.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Sikkim standoff should not threaten RCEP deal: Chinese Media

The comment was made by The Global Times, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party media group, which generally reflects the views of the ruling party. 

Jul 21, 2017, 14:32 PM IST