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In Ashutosh Bhardwaj’s book The Death Script, an intimate study of the everyday strifes of India’s Red Corridor
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In Ashutosh Bhardwaj’s book The Death Script, an intimate study of the everyday strifes of India’s Red Corridor

In a conversation with Firstpost, Bhardwaj talks about his time living in India's Red Corridor, why a solution for the insurgency has not yet been achieved, and the State's apathy towards Adivasis

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

Two minors among three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district after brief exchange of fire
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Two minors among three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district after brief exchange of fire

All the three were allegedly tasked with arranging commodities of daily use for senior cadres, and spreading Maoist propaganda, the police said

In Jharkhand poll rallies, BJP's Amit Shah sets 2024 deadline for NRC, Congress' Rahul Gandhi promises farm loan waiver
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In Jharkhand poll rallies, BJP's Amit Shah sets 2024 deadline for NRC, Congress' Rahul Gandhi promises farm loan waiver

At poll rallies in Jharkhand, Amit Shah set a 2024 deadline for implementing the hugely divisive NRC across the country, asserting 'each and every' infiltrator will be identified and expelled before the next general election

Jharkhand election: First phase of polling to take place in backdrop of recent Naxal violence, persistent rural poverty
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Jharkhand election: First phase of polling to take place in backdrop of recent Naxal violence, persistent rural poverty

Out of 4,892 polling booths in Jharkhand, 1,202 have been identified as ‘sensitive’ and 1,790 booths have termed as ‘highly sensitive’ ones

Ahead of Jharkhand polls, Narendra Modi blames previous govts for Naxalism, praises Raghubar Das for tackling situation
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Ahead of Jharkhand polls, Narendra Modi blames previous govts for Naxalism, praises Raghubar Das for tackling situation

Prime Minister Modi was in Jharkhand to address a public rally for the first phase of the Assembly election, which will be held on 30 November

Adivasis and the Indian State: Caught between Hinduisation and indifferent govt, Madias of Maharashtra struggle to make ends meet
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Caught between Hinduisation and indifferent govt, Madias of Maharashtra struggle to make ends meet

Majority of the families belonging to the Madia tribe in Maharashtra, whose lives have been disrupted by an encroaching ‘civilisation’, are left with a Hobson’s choice — assimilate and lose their Adivasi culture or resist and lose their lives

Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism
India

Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism

The Centre and the Naxalism-affected states on Monday resolved to jointly fight the Left Wing Extremism, with Home Minister Amit Shah declaring that the Maoists are against the idea of democracy.

Centre's 'masterstroke' on Article 370 in Kashmir puts armed forces on trial; debate necessary on costs of conflict
India

Centre's 'masterstroke' on Article 370 in Kashmir puts armed forces on trial; debate necessary on costs of conflict

Personnel of the armed forces are in Kashmir to suppress the sentiment which expresses itself often through violence, because there is no other means of expressing it.

DU updates Sociology, Political Science, History, English syllabi; no 'controversial material' part of curriculum, say varsity officials
India

DU updates Sociology, Political Science, History, English syllabi; no 'controversial material' part of curriculum, say varsity officials

No 'controversial' or 'provocative' content will be part of the Delhi University's (DU) curriculum, officials said. Syllabi of the four departments, Sociology, Political Science, History and English was updated. SFI and Left students' outfits protested against the 'saffronisation' of the Delhi University's curriculum.

NIA raids 12 locations, including former Bihar MLC Hulas Pandey's residence, in AK-47 smuggling case
India

NIA raids 12 locations, including former Bihar MLC Hulas Pandey's residence, in AK-47 smuggling case

NIA carried out searches at 12 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar including the residence of a former MLC of Bihar in a case of alleged smuggling of Kalashnikov assault rifles from Central Ordnance Depot and supplied to Naxals and criminal gangs

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC says it found nothing against activist Gautam Navlakha, extends protection from arrest
India

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC says it found nothing against activist Gautam Navlakha, extends protection from arrest

The Bombay High Court observed that it found nothing against Gautam Navlakha, civil liberties Activist, who is accused of having links with Maoists, while also extending the protection from arrest

Naxal attack in Gadchiroli: 15 security personnel, driver killed in IED blast; Sharad Pawar demands CM's resignation
India

Naxal attack in Gadchiroli: 15 security personnel, driver killed in IED blast; Sharad Pawar demands CM's resignation

At least 15 security personnel and a driver were killed in an IED blast in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Naxalism cannot be wiped out with violence, development alone: Education and popularisation of Constitution is key
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Naxalism cannot be wiped out with violence, development alone: Education and popularisation of Constitution is key

The conclusion of the Lok Sabha polls in Chhattisgarh saw a campaign that inter alia involved Naxalism as one of the prominent issues

In Chhattisgarh's Raipur, Amit Shah says Naxalism flourishes whenever Congress comes to power
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In Chhattisgarh's Raipur, Amit Shah says Naxalism flourishes whenever Congress comes to power

Addressing a convention of the BJP's booth-level workers said, BJP chief Amit Shah said, "When Naxalism took birth in West Bengal, Congress was in power there. Similarly, when Naxalism flourished in Andhra Pradesh, Congress was in power and the same party was ruling, when the menace entered Chhattisgarh."

Illegal arms manufacturers and the continuing threat to India’s internal security: An explainer
India

Illegal arms manufacturers and the continuing threat to India’s internal security: An explainer

India is increasingly facing internal security threats from the illegal arms manufacturers because the inflow of weapons to neighbouring Bangladesh and Myanmar have come down considerably after the border security was beefed up

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel slams BJP's Naxalism policy, promises dialogue with all stakeholders to end Left-Wing Extremism
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Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel slams BJP's Naxalism policy, promises dialogue with all stakeholders to end Left-Wing Extremism

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday slammed the previous Raman Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, asserting that its policy of solving the Naxalism issue with guns has failed

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Congress and Opposition parties face 'credibility crisis' in state, says Rajnath Singh
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Congress and Opposition parties face 'credibility crisis' in state, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh is scheduled to address rallies on Thursday ahead of the second phase of polls on 20 November

Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of encouraging corruption, Naxalism in rally at Raigarh
India

Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of encouraging corruption, Naxalism in rally at Raigarh

Addressing a campaign rally for the second phase of Assembly polls in Raigarh, Adityanath also accused Congress of "insulting martyrdom" of security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations by terming Naxals as "revolutionaries". "Congress has done nothing except divide the society on the basis of caste, region, religion, and language, he said.

Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of 'glorifying' Maoists as 'revolutionaries' in rally at Bhilai
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Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of 'glorifying' Maoists as 'revolutionaries' in rally at Bhilai

Accusing the Congress of creating obstacles in the path of development, Yogi Adityanath chided the party for ignoring national interests.