Opinion  /  Published 08.11.18

CM's development roar doesn't reach Bastar

Autumn is the most fascinating time of the year in Bastar. The earthy smell in the soft morning breeze instils a sense of belonging to the forest. The sound of the soft crunch of dry sal leaves beneat...
By Sonia Sarkar

India  /  Published 31.10.18

To mom, from ambush site

Lying flat in a ditch, bullets hissing above him, Mormukut Sharma decided to record a message for the one person he loved most.‚ÄúMummy, I love you. I may be killed in this attack... I feel no fear,‚Ä...
By PTI in Rajpur

India  /  Published 30.10.18

DD lensman had posted selfies hours before death

Around three hours before he died in a Maoist ambush, Doordarshan cameraman Achyuta Nanda Sahu had posted on Facebook selfies with local children and colleagues and a video of a waterfall in Dantewada...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Bhima Koregaon: Pune court rejects bail of 3

A Pune court on Friday rejected the bail applications of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira, who were arrested for their alleged Maoist links.Pune police had arrested these ...
By PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 08.11.19

Kerala students arrested under UAPA move high court for bail

Two CPI(M) student activists, who were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for allegedly distributing pro-Maoist pamphlets, moved the Kerala High Court on Friday, seeking bail...
By PTI in Kochi


India  /  Published 20.09.18

SC seeks activists’ arrest case diary

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to produce before it the case diary pertaining to the arrest of five civil liberties activists for alleged Maoist links. A bench of Ch...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Bharati sheds shades & past

Ghatal, around 111km from Calcutta, is witnessing a metamorphosis this poll season. A subdivision in West Midnapore district known for its annual floods and its outgoing star MP Dev, Ghatal is drawing...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Ghatal(WestMidnapore)

India  /  Published 22.10.18

JNU probe

Jawaharlal Nehru University’s executive council on Monday ordered a probe into a Chhattisgarh-based activist’s recent complaint that a professor from the varsity had given a speech supporting Maoi...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.06.20

Maoists burn mining gear

Transportation of bauxite from the Pakhar mines of Hindalco Industries Limited came to a halt after members of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) allegedly torched 11 vehicles engaged in mining act...
By Pushkar Anand in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.11.18

Chhattisgarh turnout number poses a riddle

The 18 Assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist belt that voted on Monday witnessed a 60.49 per cent turnout, according to preliminary estimates by officials from the ground.If the final per...
By Pheroze L. Vincent and PTI in New Delhi


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