Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Gadchiroli

Maharashtra police’s idea to counter Naxal propaganda — a comic strip called ‘Gadchiroli Files’

District's top cops want to convey ‘ground reality’ & tell people how Naxals are obstructing development. They ideate & write the comic, and get a local artist to draw it.

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.

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.

Gadchiroli Covid fight stands out in Maharashtra — best recovery rates, no fatalities

District Collector of Gadchiroli writes about his team’s efforts to conduct screenings at borders & awareness campaigns to fight social stigma of coronavirus.

Maharashtra looks at bending tender norms to fast-track infra projects in Gadchiroli

After 3 major incidents of Naxal attacks, Maharashtra has formed a district-level panel to take a call on bending tender norms where necessary.

Maharashtra police get custody of top Gadchiroli Maoist, her husband

The duo, Narmada alias Alluri Krishna Kumari or Sujathakka, and Kiran were intercepted Monday evening at the Sironcha town along the Maharashtra-Telangana border.

After Naxal attack, Gadchiroli road project stares at uncertainty as workers fear going back

An official of the company that was executing the road project says it now depends on the kind of protection they get from the Maharashtra government.

The unasked questions of the Gadchiroli attack amid a PM’s nationalistic narrative

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

16 killed in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli after Naxals attack security personnel

PM Narendra Modi condemned the attack that left 15 security personnel and a civilian dead after Naxals triggered an IED blast.

Masood Azhar’s terrorist tag victory for India, but doesn’t mean end of Pakistan terror

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
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.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.