Communist Party

China to prosecute former senior official for graft

Chinese authorities will prosecute a former top official from a high profile but largely ceremonial body after an investigation found he engaged in corrupt practices and "inappropriately" spoke about Communist Party policies, the party said on Friday.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

CPI demands withdrawal of new cattle trade rules

The CPI on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of the Centres new norms on cattle trade, contending it was an interference in the authority of states and an attack on peoples food habits.


Jun 01, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not sign any peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) unless the rebels stop their attacks.

May 16, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Vietnam demotes top Communist Party official for misconduct

Vietnam`s ruling Communist Party demoted a prominent party official on Wednesday, stripping him of his role as party head of Ho Chi Minh City to penalise him further for misconduct during his time as head of the country`s state oil and gas firm.

May 10, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

China official admonishes fellow Uighur cadres for ''anti-terror'' failings

A senior Uighur official in China`s restive western region of Xinjiang has admonished other Communist Party "cadres" from the mostly Muslim Uighur minority for failing to pull their weight in the fight against terrorism, state media said.

Apr 05, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Bulgarian elections: The main players

Bulgaria`s parliamentary election on Sunday is expected to be a tight race between the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, and the centre-right. The nationalist United Patriots are tipped to come third.

Mar 26, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

China captures 2,566 fugitives abroad in anti-graft campaign

China has captured 2,566 fugitives, a number of them from the ruling Communist Party, who had fled to other countries and recovered USD 125 million of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016.

Mar 25, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

China captures more than 2,500 fugitives who fled overseas: Xinhua

China has captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan ($1.25 billion) of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016.

Mar 25, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

CPI-M leader killed in Bengal, Trinamool blamed

A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Chinese TV drama under fire for naming President Xi Jinping as 'traitor' in scene

With even constructive criticism not standing a chance in Xi Jinping`s China, a national TV drama was hauled for naming the President as a `traitor` in a small scene, clearly highlighting the hushed up yet clear signs of widespread political rumblings in Beijing against the Chinese President.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Philippine government, Left to restart peace talks

The Philippine government and the communist rebels have agreed to resume the peace talks to end the 48-year-old communist insurgency in the Philippines, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza announced on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

China's parliament to meet 1st time after Xi made core leader

China's annual political season will begin tomorrow, the first since President Xi Jinping was elevated as the "core leader" of the ruling Communist party.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

China holds mass police rally in Xinjiang as hundreds sent to anti-terror "frontline"

Rights groups and exiles say anger at tightening Chinese controls on the religion and culture of Uighurs is to blame for violence in the region, though China routinely denies any repression.

Feb 28, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on democracy activist

Heavy-handed policing is rare in Hong Kong and the case triggered public outrage and deepened tension during the protests in which clashes erupted occasionally.

Feb 17, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

China gets an early win off Donald Trump, but many battles remain

 In getting Donald Trump to change course on the "one China" policy, Beijing may have overplayed its hand.

Feb 11, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

China says gets another graft suspect back from US

Another Chinese corruption suspect who had fled to the United States has given herself up and returned home, the ruling Communist Party`s anti-graft watchdog said on Friday

Feb 10, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

China must open market to match soaring words: European Union

China has not done enough to open its market, the EU's ambassador said today, and must take "concrete actions" to give European companies equal access to the world's second-largest economy.

Jan 25, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

China asks foreign diplomats for closer cooperation in anti-graft war

China asked foreign diplomats in Beijing to help "weave a cooperative network against corruption," state media reported on Friday, as Beijing seeks greater international cooperation in Chinese President Xi Jinping`s four-year war on graft.

Jan 20, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

A Chinese professor has been sacked after he criticised Chairman Mao Zedong on his 123rd birthday in an commentary he posted online that enraged leftists.

Jan 10, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

China tightens Tibetan border security to combat ''separatism''

Army troops in Tibet had built a "steel Great Wall" to defend the border, the Himalayan region`s Communist Party chief, Wu Yingjie.

Jan 03, 2017, 15:14 PM IST