Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicCPI (Maoist)

Topic: CPI (Maoist)

Why Milind Teltumbde’s killing in Gadchiroli is a ‘major blow’ to Naxal movement in India

Milind Teltumbde, in-charge of Maharashtra-MP-Chhattisgarh committee of CPI (Maoist), was among the 26 Naxals killed in Saturday’s encounter with security forces in Gadchiroli.

Haribhushan, the adivasi student who rose to become top Telangana Maoist leader

Top Telangana Maoist leader Yapa Narayana, better known as Haribhushan, died on 21 June after he tested Covid positive.

Telangana Maoist leader Haribhushan dies of heart attack after testing positive for Covid

Police said that top CPI Maoist leaders have to take responsibility for the deaths of Haribhushan and other leaders which occurred due to the unavailability of proper treatment.

13 Naxals killed in encounter with police’s C-60 commandos in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

The skirmish took place around 5.30 am in the forest at Kotmi in Etapalli, where the Naxals had gathered for a meeting, said Sandeep Patil, Deputy Inspector General of Gadchiroli.

NIA charge sheets 34 CPI (Maoist) militants in killings of 4 policemen in Jharkhand

Four police personnel were killed and their arms and ammunition looted after armed militants of the CPI (Maoist) attacked a police patrolling party in November 2019 in Latehar.

Missing CRPF commando in our custody, appoint interlocutors for release, say Maoists

Maoists have, however, not raised any formal demands for the release of commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas even as police are verifying the authenticity of their purported statement.

Madvi Hidma, the ‘ruthless’ Chhattisgarh Maoist 2,000 security personnel went hunting for

Hidma was allegedly a part of the 2013 massacre that almost wiped out Chhattisgarh Congress leadership, and 2010 Dantewada ambush. Security agencies have no recent photo of him.

Over 250 Maoists, trapped forces — Why Chhattisgarh encounter led to high casualties

The number of personnel killed in the encounter Saturday rose to 22 Sunday with one personnel still missing and 31 injured.

Why NIA raided and booked widow, activists, ex-journalist under UAPA in Andhra & Telangana

NIA Wednesday conducted raids across 31 locations in Andhra and Telangana, which included residences of rights activists, advocates & members of cultural troupes. 

NIA searches, seizes items from 31 locations in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana in CPI(Maoist) case

The case relates to furthering the activities of the proscribed CPI(Maoist) in Andhra Pradesh in the guise of frontal organisations, an official said.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.