Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Maoists

Chhattisgarh govt to initiate action in 2012 Sarkeguda ‘fake’ encounter case

Judicial commission found encounter that killed 17 villagers for being ‘Maoists’ was fake. Chhattisgarh home minister promises swift action soon.

Kobad Ghandy — Doon School alum ‘Maoist’ who has been in jail for 10 yrs despite acquittals

Kobad Ghandy’s latest arrest came last month, when he was picked up by Gujarat Police in connection with a 2010 sedition case.

Naxals torch bus after evacuating passengers, open fire at security forces in Chhattisgarh

The Maoists fired at the security forces when they arrived at the site where the bus was set ablaze in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

Five Maoists killed, two jawans injured in gunfight in Chhattisgarh

The gunfight took place early Saturday morning near Dhurbeda village in Narayanpur district

After Modi govt’s national security poll pitch, intel says Maoists regrouping in 4 states

Maoist cadres aren't just regrouping but also shifting their base. They are believed to be working on new strategies, say intelligence sources.

CRPF jawan among 4 killed in Jharkhand’s Giridh district encounter with Maoists

The encounter broke out in the forests of Belbha Ghat area of Jharkhand, which goes to polls in the final 4 phases of the 7-phase Lok Sabha elections.

6 CRPF jawans injured in naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

Naxals set off an IED explosion and fired at a team of CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Aranpur on Monday.

No withdrawal of troops from Maoist-hit areas, says Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

The new Chhattisgarh chief minister also said that gun was no answer to tackling the Naxal menace and favoured talks with violence affected people.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.