Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Mao Zedong


Mao's 36 metre-high gold-painted statue comes up in China village

January 06, 2016 7:59 am

The 36 metre-high statute made up of concrete and steel has been installed in an open countryside in Tongxu county near Kaifeng in the central Henan province by farmers and local entrepreneurs who funded its construction.

Chinese man jailed for splashing ink on Mao Zedong portrait

April 22, 2015 4:43 pm

Evidence of the ink attack was quickly cleaned up, and order was rapidly restored on the square.

The mysterious case of the missing Chinese leaders

September 14, 2012 12:59 am

The absence of VP Xi Jinping,weeks before he is expected to be named China’s top leader,is nothing new in the Communist Party’s opaque,secretive political culture. Some other top leaders who have vanished before only to resurface — or not

Dalai Lama fears 'revolution' in China

April 17, 2012 2:31 pm

The exiled Tibetan leader warned that there were still 'worshippers of the gun' in Tibetan areas of China.

Mao the new God in Red China

February 07, 2012 5:41 pm

Mao's birthplace has become the epicentre of the "red tourism" industry.

Party insider maps bold path for China's next leaders

August 18, 2011 10:04 pm

Zhang has urged reviving ideas of revolutionary founder Mao Zedong as template for fresh reforms.

When Mao came face to face with his destiny at Buddhist temple

August 14, 2011 2:03 pm

His visit to the sacred Buddhist Mountain left a legend of how a fortune card he picked accurately predicted his destiny.

Gujarat SUCI calls for release of Binayak Sen

December 27, 2010 2:33 am

The Socialist Unity Centre of India has demanded the immediate release of Dr Binayak Sen,who has been sentenced to life imprisonment for sedition and collusion with Maoists.

BJP taunts Rahul,says venting frustration of Bihar loss

November 28, 2010 12:23 am

The BJP hit out at Rahul Gandhi for likening Narendra Modi with Mao Zedong.

China resorts to Mao-ordered 'torture'

November 09, 2010 4:16 pm

A dreaded practice used by Mao Zedong in 'cultural revolution' to crush dissent,has been revived.