Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicUrban Naxals

Topic: Urban Naxals

‘Urban Naxals’, religious conversion dominate IIT sessions on tribals under govt campaign

Webinars organised under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan meant for rural and tribal development have featured numerous speakers allegedly propounding the RSS line.

Individuals & ‘urban Maoists’ terrorists under UAPA: Will it unleash new witch hunt?

The Lok Sabha has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, which seeks to designate individuals, not just groups, as terrorists.

Speak against Modi govt’s revenge on activists before there is no one left to speak for us

Human rights defenders keep the flame of our Constitution alive. Right now, it is flickering, writes Shashi Tharoor.

Tashkent Files answers where Right-wing Twitter warrior Vivek Agnihotri is going next

After abusing liberals as part of his ‘urban Naxal’ project and filling young minds with propaganda, Vivek Agnihotri returns with an effective thriller.

A year after Bhima-Koregaon clashes, here’s why the Maharashtra village erupted

Bhima-Koregaon was the site of clashes on 1 January 2018, the 200th anniversary of a battle where a British army comprising Dalits beat one led by Brahmin Peshwa.

The 12 controversies that Indian Twitterati loved in 2018

From ‘Lady Doritos’ to fitness challenges, from ‘Urban Naxals’ to ‘bird droppings’, here are 12 controversies that set Twitter alight in the year gone by.

I’m a dump of shrunken flesh & dried bones, says Delhi Univ prof in jail for Maoist links

Wife of Saibaba, a former DU professor serving a life sentence for ‘Naxal links’, has alleged ill-treatment in Nagpur jail. Authorities deny allegation.

Urban Naxal is the new enemy & ‘Useful Idiot’ BJP needs for 2019

BJP needs to seek a vote against 'somebody'. Adding Maoists to Muslims, the 'tukde-tukde' thread will tie in nicely for 2019.

The black money strike that missed its mark and VIP lanes on highways

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

‘Urban Naxals’ as India’s astronauts, and the failure of demonetisation

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

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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