Saturday, 2 July, 2022
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Topic: Maoists

Nepal takes a Left turn towards Beijing Consensus

Oli has been selling dreams of trans-Himalayan railways, piped gas to every kitchen, metro rail and sending a Nepali on the moon as possible benefits of participating in China’s OBOR.

17 Maoists in Nepal cabinet without portfolios, allies to fight elections as rivals

Prachanda’s CPN (Maoist Centre) is in government with Nepali Congress, but has joined hands with K.P. Oli’s CPN (UML) for forthcoming elections.

The jugular as the Achilles’ heel

China reminds us of internal vulnerabilities close to Doklam. Most can be fixed if BJP puts national interest above politics. SHEKHAR GUPTA

A wake-up call at home

Much of the pre-2014 peace in our hotspots is diminished. Kashmir is the boil, Northeast anarchic.

The bleeding heartless

During its 9 years in power, the UPA has not been able to decide whether it is with itself, or against itself, on the Maoist insurgency issue.

New mandate, new limits

The intellectual Left's sympathy for Maoists is not only strikingly similar to General Musharraf's unsympathetic comments about terrorism in Kashmir, but is also losing relevance.

On Camera

YourTurn

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.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

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.
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