Urban Naxals
India  /  Published 22.09.20

Book: jihadis not victims

A group of activists has released a 51-page review of a leaked copy of the manuscript of a book, shelved by Bloomsbury last month, that blames the February riots in Delhi on the protests against the n...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.08.20

Why academics are held

Dissent is being silenced and dissenters are being sent to prison. Writers and academics are being treated as criminals for refusing to toe the line of those in power. Samik Bandyopadhyay, academic, l...
By Samik Bandyopadhyay

India  /  Published 28.09.18

Left activists' arrest not for dissent, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected by a 2:1 majority verdict a plea for the release of five Left-leaning activists held last month for alleged Maoist links, and refused to order a special investigat...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Activists held as SC relief term expires

Pune police arrested Maharashtra-based activists Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira on Friday after the duration of their Supreme Court-ordered house arrest expired and a special court in Pune re...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.20

BJP briefs PM on ‘urban Naxals’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked a Bengal BJP delegation that met him at Raj Bhavan on Saturday about the agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a senior leader who was part of the team ...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta


India  /  Published 22.12.19

'Urban naxals', Cong spreading lies: Modi

Opposition Congress and 'urban naxals' are spreading rumours that all Muslims will be sent to detention centres, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, accusing his rivals of stoking fears among...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Allies nudge on hounded activists

Many Congress leaders expect the Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra to immediately withdraw the cases against rights activists arrested over the Bhima-Koregaon violence and derided as “urban...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.18

Desi dictionary on today's politics

aspiring: adj. a word used by professional and upper middle-class supporters of the BJP (also known as bhakts) to approvingly describe poor or lower middle-class people who vote for Modi. Roughly tran...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 09.11.18

Cong supports urban Maoists, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of backing urban Maoists, who he said have ruined the lives of poor Adivasi youth.Addressing his first election rally for the Assembly polls...
By PTI in Jadgalpur

Entertainment  /  Published 01.06.19

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