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Elgar Parishad case: NIA searches DU professor Hany Babu's house in Noida
India

Elgar Parishad case: NIA searches DU professor Hany Babu's house in Noida

During the search at Hany Babu's house, the NIA seized one account ledger, one receipt book of a committee formed for the defence and release of GN Saibaba, several documents as well as electronic items such as hard disk, USB pen drive among others

Kobad Ghandy's upcoming memoir traces the activist's life from his student days in London to his work as a Maoist ideologue
Arts & Culture

Kobad Ghandy's upcoming memoir traces the activist's life from his student days in London to his work as a Maoist ideologue

For the better part of the last decade, Kobad Ghandy had been embroiled in several court cases and was in and out of various prisons across different states in the country.

Tina Biswas on The Antagonists, writing about the AMRI tragedy and Kolkata's politics
Life

Tina Biswas on The Antagonists, writing about the AMRI tragedy and Kolkata's politics

Tina Biswas on the characters of The Antagonists, writing about the political churning in Kolkata and her British style of humour

Mohan Bhagwat Vijayadashami speech 2018: RSS chief demands law for Ram Mandir construction, cautions against 'Urban Naxals'
India

Mohan Bhagwat Vijayadashami speech 2018: RSS chief demands law for Ram Mandir construction, cautions against 'Urban Naxals'

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat delivered his annual Vijayadashami speech in Nagpur's Reshimbagh Ground and warned against the 'Urban Maoists' in the country.

SSB Jawan dragged out of daughter's birthday party, shot by Maoists believing he was a 'police informer'
India

SSB Jawan dragged out of daughter's birthday party, shot by Maoists believing he was a 'police informer'

Yadav had come home to celebrate his daughter’s birthday in his native village Pandethika when two Maoists, in police uniform, turned up at his home and dragged him outside before shooting him.

The Vivek Agnihotri interview on Newslaundry: 7 of the finest moments from a fabulously unhinged conversation
India

The Vivek Agnihotri interview on Newslaundry: 7 of the finest moments from a fabulously unhinged conversation

We watched all 61 minutes and 38 seconds (some of it with palms on face) of Abhinandan Sekhri's interrogation and Vivek Agnihotri's often baffling answers, and came up with seven moments that are entirely Buzzfeed list-worthy (as channeled through Firstpost's editorial spectacles)

After Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis receives death threat; letter speaks of 'retribution' for Gadchiroli encounter
India

After Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis receives death threat; letter speaks of 'retribution' for Gadchiroli encounter

Minutes after news broke that a Maoist were plotting the murder of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports have now surfaced that Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and his family also received a death threat on Friday.

Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi; MHA calls it hollow threat
India

Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi; MHA calls it hollow threat

In one of the letters from one Prakash to Wilson, it is stated that the Bhima Koregaon agitation was losing its steam, and cadres should keep it alive.

'Reign of terror': CPM flays BJP after two Lenin statues razed post saffron party's historic Tripura win, seeks PM's intervention
Politics

'Reign of terror': CPM flays BJP after two Lenin statues razed post saffron party's historic Tripura win, seeks PM's intervention

Tripura chief minister-designate Biplab Deb has urged the people of the state to maintain peace and said anybody indulging in violence would be punished.

Congress says demonetisation didn't affect Maoism, says 17 Naxal attacks took place since note ban
Politics

Congress says demonetisation didn't affect Maoism, says 17 Naxal attacks took place since note ban

The Congress on Friday said the central government's claim that demonetisation will end Left wing extremism has been proven wrong,

Venkaiah Naidu says guns can never be successful in democracy, asks Naxals to be part of electoral process
India

Venkaiah Naidu says guns can never be successful in democracy, asks Naxals to be part of electoral process

M Venkaiah Naidu appealed to adivasi communities to support and encourage people who bring change through democracy and not those who promote violence

Maoist violence continues to decline, home ministry claims 21 percent reduction in left-wing extremism
India

Maoist violence continues to decline, home ministry claims 21 percent reduction in left-wing extremism

There has been a 21 percent reduction in violent Maoist incidents across the country this year compared to the corresponding period in 2016

Naxals hack to death ex-colleague in Chhattisgarh on suspision he was a police informer
India

Naxals hack to death ex-colleague in Chhattisgarh on suspision he was a police informer

Three naxals, dressed as civilians, attacked Benjam with axes near his house a village in Bastar district

Venkaiah Naidu urges all parties to speak with one voice on Kashmir, Naxalism
India

Venkaiah Naidu urges all parties to speak with one voice on Kashmir, Naxalism

Union minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged all parties to speak with one voice on the "long-pending" issues of Kashmir and Naxalism, leaving aside political considerations.

Sukma Maoist attack: Intelligence, SOP failures led to massacre that killed 25 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh
India

Sukma Maoist attack: Intelligence, SOP failures led to massacre that killed 25 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh

Multiple factors — from leadership failure to loopholes in the functioning of the security forces — have led to the death of 25 CRPF personnel. But despite repeated incidents, no lessons are being learned

Nandini Sundar booked for murder of Chattisgarh tribal, calls FIR absurd, vindictive
India

Nandini Sundar booked for murder of Chattisgarh tribal, calls FIR absurd, vindictive

Shankar Baghel, the slain tribal along with other villagers had reportedly lodged a complaint against Nandini Sundar and others in May for inciting tribals against police.

'Jealous' nations trying to destabalise us but govt will never let India bow down: Rajnath Singh
India

'Jealous' nations trying to destabalise us but govt will never let India bow down: Rajnath Singh

Singh also said unable to stomach India's rapid growth, some countries are trying to destabilise the nation.

Chhattisgarh: 57 Naxals, 297 supporters surrender before police
India

Chhattisgarh: 57 Naxals, 297 supporters surrender before police

As many as 57 Naxals and 297 sympathisers surrendered before police in the insurgency-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said.

No threat to India from IS, claims Rajnath Singh
India

No threat to India from IS, claims Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said there is no threat to India from Islamic State (IS) as people of the Muslim community are against the IS.

Terror in India rose by 70% between 2012-13, but jihadists are not to blame
India

Terror in India rose by 70% between 2012-13, but jihadists are not to blame

Terrorism in India increased by 70 per cent from 2012 to 2013, with the number of deaths increasing from 238 to 404 and the number of attacks also increased, with 55 more attacks in 2013 than 2012.