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Registration of political parties under section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 in India

The applicant party is required to get an advertisement published in two National and two Local Dailies giving the name and address of the party, and its main office bearers, so that if anyone has any objection to the Party being registered, they can place their objections before the Commission. Section 29A in The Representation of the People Act, 1951:- 29A. Registration with the Election Commission of associations … Continue reading Registration of political parties under section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 in India

Balfour Declaration [1917]

Foreign Office November 2nd, 1917 Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure in conveying to you. on behalf of His Majesty’s Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors … Continue reading Balfour Declaration [1917]

The Capital A Critique of Political Economy [1867]

Preface to the First German Edition The work, the first volume of which I now submit to the public, forms the continuation of my Zur Kritik der Politischen Oekonomie (A Contribution to the Criticism of Political Economy) published in 1859. The long pause between the first part and the continuation is due to an illness of many years’ duration that again and again interrupted my work. The … Continue reading The Capital A Critique of Political Economy [1867]

On The Jewish Question [1844]

I Bruno Bauer, The Jewish Question, Braunschweig, 1843 The German Jews desire emancipation. What kind of emancipation do they desire? Civic, political emancipation. Bruno Bauer replies to them: No one in Germany is politically emancipated. We ourselves are not free. How are we to free you? You Jews are egoists if you demand a special emancipation for yourselves as Jews. As Germans, you ought to work for the political … Continue reading On The Jewish Question [1844]

Manifesto of the Communist Party

Contents Preamble I: Bourgeois and Proletarians II: Proletarians and Communists III: Socialist and Communist Literature IV: Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Tsar, Metternich and Guizot, French Radicals and German police-spies. … Continue reading Manifesto of the Communist Party

Draft of a Communist Confession of Faith[1847]

Works of Frederick Engels 1847  Question 1: Are you a Communist? Answer: Yes. Question 2: What is the aim of the Communists? Answer: To organise society in such a way that every member of it can develop and use all his capabilities and powers in complete freedom and without thereby infringing the basic conditions of this society. Question 3: How do you wish to achieve … Continue reading Draft of a Communist Confession of Faith[1847]

Frederick Engels’ Speech at the Grave of Karl Marx [1883]

Highgate Cemetery, London. March 17, 1883 On the 14th of March, at a quarter to three in the afternoon, the greatest living thinker ceased to think. He had been left alone for scarcely two minutes, and when we came back we found him in his armchair, peacefully gone to sleep — but for ever. An immeasurable loss has been sustained both by the militant proletariat … Continue reading Frederick Engels’ Speech at the Grave of Karl Marx [1883]

The Monroe Doctrine [ USA 1823]

Keywords:  Policy of the United States from President James Monroe’s seventh annual message to Congress, December 2, 1823: At the proposal of the Russian Imperial Government, made through the minister of the Emperor residing here, a full power and instructions have been transmitted to the Minister of the United States at St. Petersburgh to arrange, by amicable negotiation, the respective rights and interests of the two nations … Continue reading The Monroe Doctrine [ USA 1823]

To those who keep slaves, and approve the practice[USA 1794]

Keywords : Slavery Richard Allen, 1794 The judicious part of mankind will think it unreasonable that a superior good conduct is looked for from our race, by those who stigmatize us as men, whose baseness is incurable, and may therefore be held in a state of servitude, that a merciful man would not doom a beast to; yet you try what you can to prevent … Continue reading To those who keep slaves, and approve the practice[USA 1794]