Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicUrban Naxal

Topic: Urban Naxal

From RBI & CBI to #MeToo & Rafale, here are the top 10 newsmakers of 2018

ThePrint looks at those who were in the news this year, for right or wrong reasons

Narendra Modi’s ‘urban Naxals’ jibe works like a charm in Chhattisgarh for Congress

Jagdalpur, where Narendra Modi had labeled the Congress ‘urban Naxal’ sympathisers, is among the five seats BJP won in 2013 but lost this year.

I am not an ‘urban naxal’, Mr Mohandas Pai. I am just a student

We are none of the hashtags you throw at us. We are normal people who are citizens of this country.

Congress is ‘breaking India’ while the BJP is ‘making India’, says Amit Shah

BJP president says that the difference between Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi is that the former follows the party and the latter leads the party.

Rising fuel prices leave common man worried, and Congress has Brahmin DNA

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

BJP leaders’ demand for men’s rights, and fuel prices up again

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Bhima-Koregaon arrests: Letter ‘seized’ from activists talks of ‘Congress support’ for protests

The letter also mentions a phone number, which allegedly belongs to a senior Congress leader who is referred to as a ‘friend’.

UPA flagged SC about Maoists’ ‘urban’ mobilisation strategy in 2013

In an affidavit, the Sushil Kumar Shinde-headed home ministry had said thinkers and ideologues had kept the Maoist movement alive in India.

He’s making a list of ‘Urban Naxals’, but who is Vivek Agnihotri?

Agnihotri has lately gained attention for his ‘anti-Maoist’ ideology, and for propagating an idea that there is ‘institutionalised terrorism’ in Indian society.

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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.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.