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Shah Faesal's 'Rapistan' tweet, govt response sparks off conversation on conduct rules for bureaucrats in India
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Shah Faesal's 'Rapistan' tweet, govt response sparks off conversation on conduct rules for bureaucrats in India

Many have come out in support of IAS officer Shah Faesal, defending his freedom of expression while questioning the government’s decision to reprimand him.

Why Maoist captivity doesn’t deter Alex Paul Menon
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Why Maoist captivity doesn’t deter Alex Paul Menon

The usual post-kidnap interviews contain a lot of drama, pulsating action and intrigue. But when Alex Paul Menon - who was recently abducted by Maoists in Chattisgarh and released later - speaks, it is a refreshingly different language.

Naxalites, police clash in Chhattisgarh; 2 policemen missing
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Naxalites, police clash in Chhattisgarh; 2 policemen missing

The Maoists reportedly attempted to block the national highway in the Sukma district after which the clash with the police began.

2 days after release Alex Paul Menon says he's back in office
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2 days after release Alex Paul Menon says he's back in office

Alex Paul Menon, who was released after 12 days of being in captivity of the Maoists, tweeted today that he has resumed charge in Sukma.

News Wrap: IAS official returns home; more setbacks for Nupur
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News Wrap: IAS official returns home; more setbacks for Nupur

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Chhattisgarh CM calls for national policy to deal with hostage crisis
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Chhattisgarh CM calls for national policy to deal with hostage crisis

Stressing that Naxalism is not a state-specific problem, the Chhattisgarh chief minister said a national policy can help tackle the situation in all the affected states.

Alex Paul Menon to be removed as Sukma collector?
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Alex Paul Menon to be removed as Sukma collector?

Mere hours after abducted collector of Sukma District Alex Paul Menon was reunited with his family, speculation is rife that he is to be removed from his post

Lessons from the Alex Paul kidnap on dealing with Maoists
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Lessons from the Alex Paul kidnap on dealing with Maoists

The Chhattisgarh kidnap seems to have been handled better than the Odisha Maoist blackmail. Here are some lessons for the future.

Released IAS official Alex Paul Menon reaches home
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Released IAS official Alex Paul Menon reaches home

The abducted IAS official reached his official residence in Sukma district today where he was greeted by family members. Chief Minister Raman Singh said the Maoists demands would be met and they would welcome further talks with Maoists.

Efforts to get Menon's release paid dividends: Raman Singh
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Efforts to get Menon's release paid dividends: Raman Singh

Singh will not meet Menon immediately as the chief minister is going to New Delhi on Friday.

News Wrap: Maoist drama over, Menon finally freed
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News Wrap: Maoist drama over, Menon finally freed

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Menon to stay at CRPF camp tonight
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Menon to stay at CRPF camp tonight

The abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is expected to be released today and mediators who were negotiating his release have reached the Tadmetla forests.

Mediators leave to bring back abducted IAS official Alex Paul Menon
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Mediators leave to bring back abducted IAS official Alex Paul Menon

The two mediators left to bring back abducted IAS officer Alex Paul Menon, who is expected to be released today. The Maoists agreed to release the district collector after reaching an agreement with the Chhattisgarh state government.

Abducted Sukma Collector to be released tomorrow
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Abducted Sukma Collector to be released tomorrow

The mediators representing Maoists today said abducted Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon would be released tomorrow after nearly two weeks of captivity.

Deal reached with Maoists: Alex Paul Menon to be freed
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Deal reached with Maoists: Alex Paul Menon to be freed

A dramatic breakthrough in the hostage crisis could see the Sukma collector freed by tomorrow. But is there more to the deal than meets the eye?

Sukma Collector abduction: Mediators fail to break deadlock
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Sukma Collector abduction: Mediators fail to break deadlock

Official sources said the Chhattisgarh government, which is desperate to ensure the safe release of Menon, has positively responded to the Maoists' two demands - release of 17 jailed ultras and a halt to the anti-Maoist drive, Operation Green Hunt.

Collector's abduction: Armed Maoists receive interlocutors
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Collector's abduction: Armed Maoists receive interlocutors

Interlocutors carried the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands after Marathon meetings at Raipur.

Sukma abduction: Fresh round of talks begin, but no breakthrough yet
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Sukma abduction: Fresh round of talks begin, but no breakthrough yet

The Naxals have refused to extend the deadline and are now demanding the release of nine more of their cadres

Sukma collector's abduction: Rebels hike demands
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Sukma collector's abduction: Rebels hike demands

In talks that lasted over five hours, the rebels are now seeking release of 17 of their jailed colleagues as against the original eight.

The only answer to Maoist challenge: Go and get them
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The only answer to Maoist challenge: Go and get them

The Naxals are not non-state actors who need to be a treated with kid gloves any more. It's time to take them on no-holds-barred.