Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicMaoists

Topic: Maoists

Modi assassination plot: Threats to leaders boost their image, gives them new lease of life

Life threats and declaring war are two powerful weapons in politics, and India is no exception.

Plugged-In: JD(S), Congress thrash out Karnataka pact & 7 cops killed by Maoists

Front Page The aftermath of the Karnataka elections continues to unfold. The CM candidate of the JD(S)-Congress coalition, H.D. Kumaraswamy, says he will prove his...

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

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.