Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicRed Army

Topic: Red Army

Japanese Red Army founder Fusako Shigenobu free after 20 yrs, regrets ‘damage to innocent people’

76-year-old, who dreamt of global socialist revolution & is believed to have coordinated several terror acts in tandem with Palestinian guerillas, was released Saturday from a Tokyo prison.

Inside story of how India gave China a bloody nose very close to Doklam, 50 years ago

As India & China seek to ease border tensions after Doklam, ThePrint revisits their less known 1967 face-off which turned bloody & killed hundreds on both sides.

On Camera

YourTurn

Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

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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