India  /  Published 08.04.21

Maoists release abducted jawan

CoBRA commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who was abducted by Naxals after the last week's fierce gun-battle in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, was released on Thursday, police said. Manhas, who belo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Raipur

India  /  Published 08.04.21

Maoists send photo of captive CoBRA jawan

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar, New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.21

Encounter with Naxals at Seraikela

Police and security forces had an hour-long faceoff with CPI-Maoist rebels at the Rolahatu jungle, in the Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Wednesday morning, but no casualty was reported from either si...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.21

Police foil IED attack in West Singhbhum

West Singhbhum district police along with paramilitary forces on Saturday foiled a subversive act by CPI-Maoists at Gitilipi village, where they had planted a series of can bombs all connected to each...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.20

Naxals attack work site in Giridih

A naxal squad of 9-10 members thrashed laborers and torched earthmovers (JCB, mixer machines), generator, motorbike and motors at a bridge construction site in Giridih on Friday night. ...
By Our Correspondent in Giridih


Books  /  Published 04.09.20

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


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