Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: Naxals

‘An Unfinished Revolution’ review: shattering stereotypes of Adivasi-Maoist ties

Kishalay Bhattacharjee’s book addresses age-old questions & extracts startling admissions from the Maoist leadership about the degeneration of the movement.

Gauri Lankesh’s activism or journalism can’t be used to justify her brutal murder

Gauri Lankesh's brutal killing outside her home raises an uncomfortable question: why are people emboldened to kill in Karnataka?

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


Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.