Tuesday, 4 October, 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


Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.