Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicMaoist attack

Topic: Maoist attack

Missing CRPF jawan alive, will not harm him: Maoists in Chhattisgarh ‘send message’

CRPF jawan, identified as Rakeshwar Singh Manhas from Jammu, has been missing since Maoists attacked a security team Saturday. CRPF says negotiations are on to rescue him.

In world of govt compensation, Akhlaq & Akbar aren’t same, nor are Pulwama & Sukma soldiers

One might argue that families of soldiers deserve better compensation than farmers because the latter don't die in the line of ‘duty’. But what about sanitation workers?

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.

IED blast in Dantewada as Chhattisgarh goes to the polls, none injured

A police official said Naxals, who had called for a boycott of the polls, detonated the IED early morning in Maoist hotbed Dantewada.

As DD journalist is killed by Naxals, here’s how Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa showed sense of loss

Govind Nihalani’s 1998 film is a riveting take on the Naxalbari movement that shook Kolkata’s rich and poor alike.

Tears, kabbadi & medicines: How a doctor-turned-IPS officer wins hearts in Naxal-hit areas

Abhishek Pallava, a 2012-batch IPS officer, is the SP of Dantewada, and has been successful in winning over the people through his ‘humane’ approach.

The final accommodation

There is no final solution to any violent conflict in a democracy other than through talks just as there is no such thing as a final military solution or a victorious insurgency.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.