West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Lenin out of favour in TMC body

The Trinamul-run Durgapur Municipal Corporation has decided to wipe out the name of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and the architect of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Ilich Lenin, from its territo...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Ceiling drilled to rob Lenin Sarani shop

Robbers broke into a ground-floor shop in a three-storey building on Lenin Sarani by drilling a hole in the ceiling after getting into a first-floor abandoned room through a window AC opening, police ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Fire on Lenin Sarani rooftop

A fire broke out in a temporary tin shed on top of a four-storey commercial building near the Lenin Sarani-Moti Sil Street crossing on Sunday evening. The ground floor of the building, a stone’s th...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

Gandhi versus Lenin

I have been reading the diaries of the diplomat, Ivan Maisky, who served as Soviet Russia’s ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1932 to 1943. A scholar of history and philology, a fluent speaker o...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 22.06.19

Does the Indian Left have a future?

In the third week of May I found myself in Kerala. The Lok Sabha results were due in a few days; it seemed clear that, for the first time since Independence, the communists would be in single digits i...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.19

Julian Assange's wrong call

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, is an unattractive character, and he also has very poor judgment. He should have gone to Sweden seven years ago and faced the sexual assault charges brought agai...
By Gwynne Dyer

World  /  Published 13.04.19

Assange subjected saviour Ecuador to threats

The secrets came directly from the phones of President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador: intimate pictures of him and his family on vacation, text messages from his wife, even a photograph of the President him...
By Nicholas Casey, Jo Becker/New York Times News Service in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Pipe sealed for Metro shaft

A four-decade-old water pipe under Lenin Sarani was sliced from the middle and sealed on Saturday to make way for an East-West Metro evacuation shaft.The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the im...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 11.04.19

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuador embassy in London

Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asy...
By AP in London


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