Books  /  Published 03.09.20

Notes from the ground: The Naxal story

Politics and violence apart, Bhardwaj’s ringside view also provides interesting anecdotes that bring out the reach of cricket and Patanjali products in areas where the government itself is yet t...
By Anita Joshua in

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

In Bengal, a triumph of force

Last week, I was invited to speak at a discussion meeting in Calcutta on the economic revival of West Bengal. Without wanting to be facetious, I quietly pointed out that the first occasion I had encou...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.20

State digest

Police on Sunday lodged two FIRs for the killing of alleged Naxalite commander Suresh Marandi, and the subsequent torching of three houses by hundreds of tribals in Pipratand village on Saturday.Girid...
By Our Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Symbol of ‘Bengali bhadralok’s idea of renaissance’

Nearly half a century back, when a statue of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar was vandalised in Calcutta, Bengal was in another form of tumult. Back then, Naxalites had beheaded a bust of Vidyasagar at the de...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Maoist couple roots for love

Some time while moving within dense jungles with guns on their shoulders, Rakesh Munda and Chandni Sardar fell in love with each other.The two naxals, who were part of the squad headed by CPI (Maoist)...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.11.18

‘Urban Maoists’ AC life ‘exposed’ by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told election-bound Chhattisgarh on Friday that “urban Maoists live in AC rooms in cities, look clean, build their stature by rubbing shoulders with sensible people; the...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.11.19

Rajnath Singh warns Naxalites to abjure violence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday warned Naxalites to abjure violence, saying a befitting reply would be given if they did not do so.The warning comes in the wake of violence by the left wing e...
By PTI in

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.20

Speaking violence

Language is a strange system of signification. In it, deciding the meaning of some really difficult looking terms is relatively easier than explaining the meaning of some easy looking terms. For insta...
By G.N. Devy in

India  /  Published 06.11.18

62 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

Sixty-two “hardcore Naxals” surrendered before security forces in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police in the poll-bound state said. Union home minister Rajnath Singh congratulated chief minister Raman...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 24.09.18

Move afoot to ‘neutralise’ aid to Naxals

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh on Monday said his government is making efforts through development projects to “soon neutralise” the ideological and financial support Naxalites receive fr...
By PTI in Raipur


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