Dipankar Ghose


Chhattisgarh amends surrender policy for Maoists
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The state government also increased the scope of application seeking compensation for “surrender with weapons”.

Two Naxals gunned down in Sukma encounter with police
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The operation was based on the information about the location of Maoist commander Hidma, who is the head of 1st military battalion of Naxals, in the region.

In Chhattisgarh, ex-AIIMS team mixes tech, medicine to cure poor
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

From colour-coded thermometer to water purification device with cycle and drum.

Chhattisgarh: Congress panel seeks action against police over Bijapur ‘rapes, looting’
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

An enquiry committee instituted by the Congress has demanded that action be taken against the accused.

How 74 BSNL towers are changing lives in Bastar
Sun, Nov 15, 2015

As part of a Rs 3,046-cr plan, the Centre is putting up BSNL mobile towers across Naxal-hit states. Bastar’s 74 towers are changing lives, routines, and security operations.

Four ‘Maoists’ gunned down in Raipur, arms found
Sat, Nov 14, 2015

Senior police officers said one of the four rebels has been identified as Reinu, the intelligence chief and commander of the Maoists’ Bhairamgarh action team.

Chhattisgarh government seeks to fast-track rail network
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

According to the state government statistics, the total length of railway tracks in Chhattisgarh is only 1,187 km, with only 19 km being added in the last 14 years

Bijapur: ‘Policemen raped women, indulged in loot’
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

“From the accounts we have heard, and what we saw in the villages, the violence was on a mass scale. Around 40 women have said that they were forced to strip, sexually harassed and assaulted," organisation for women’s rights said.

Chhattisgarh money problem: Raman Singh flooded with requests for cash at Jan Darshan, orders officials to investigate
Fri, Oct 30, 2015

For the past two weeks, however, the Jan Darshan has been besieged by people making an altogether direct request — money.

Journalist held in Chhattisgarh: Cong slams govt
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Journalist Santosh Yadav was arrested on September 29 on charges of working for Maoists.

Chhattisgarh: Top Maoist Sunnu Poyam, wife surrender
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

During his surrender, Poyam not only gave up his AK-47 rifle, the only one in the platoon, but also two SLR weapons besides other small weapons.

Somnath Bharti: The headache AAP didn’t need
Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Leaders have publicly said that this is a domestic dispute that Somnath Bharti must get himself out of.

‘All PM Narendra Modi has to do is call rationalism part of our ethos’
Sun, Sep 20, 2015

Edamaruku says M M Kalburgi’s murder and the threat to his own life are an outcome of growing intolerance in India to critical enquiry.

AAP: Result doesn’t reflect mood outside campus
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Hours after ABVP swept all four posts, the CYSS released a statement on its “honourable vote percentage”.

Dangling from sari on 13th floor, child escapes ‘abusive’ employers
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

The girl told that her employers assaulted her and made her work at all hours of the day.

Election rules: DU as you please
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

As Delhi University votes on Friday, a look at some of the Lyngdoh election guidelines that are routinely flouted.

DUSU polls: AAP student wing against manifesto, says it’s always ‘photocopy of old promises’
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Under a campaign called “Sadda Haq”, the party will release pamphlets of “rights” that students should demand from the university, the state government and the Central government.

Class of 2015: Awards for the best teachers
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Instituted in 1958, the National Award to Teachers are given away by the President of India on September 5 to honour teachers for their unwavering campaign for education in the country. 

DUSU Elections: 7 months on job, AAP takes campus test
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Party throws weight behind CYSS, which is making its debut this year.

DU student elections: Why they’re so important to AAP
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

During the campaign, at the very least the CYSS has made its presence felt, forcing the ABVP, NSUI, and other student organisations like the SFI and AIS to raise the pitch in their own campaigns.

Little support from civic agencies, dues not paid: NGOs
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Experts said only six NGOs looked after the stray dog population in the entire city.

CYSS to soon reveal campaign strategy
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

The CYSS will start campaigning from Thursday and will finalise its panel of candidates within a few days, said a leader.

Why ‘C’ in DCW stands for Controversy
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Truce has been called for now in the LG-CM battle over the appointment of the Delhi Commission for Women chief. DIPANKAR GHOSE profiles the Commission, its powers and responsibilities.

’84 riots: CM Arvind Kejriwal wants fresh probe against Jagdish Tytler
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

In his letter, Kejriwal wrote, “Recently, information has surfaced that Jagdish Tytler has committed further offence."

10 Rajaji Marg waits for former president Abdul Kalam, one last time
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

No family lived with the former president, who had never married, and there were no wails from inside.

Shift Delhi Race Course, build national memorial to farmers in its place, say Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Former AAP leaders say land was taken from farmers for public purpose, lease of club has expired.

CJ urged to keep 2 HC judges away from cases involving Centre
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Inder Singh Saroha said he is making the suggestions due to allegations about relatives of the HC judges being given preference in a judicial exam.

For DU polls, AAP’s student wing to seek applications soon
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

This marks the first time the AAP’s student body will contest the polls.

Ghaziabad SSP to men: Good work is best reply to Kejriwal ‘thulla’ remark
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

SSP Dharmender Yadav said it is absolutely right to punish an erring officer or policeman, but the institution should not be insulted.

AAP says ‘law & order failing’, Bassi to meet Arvind Kejriwal today
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Leaders said the party will continue 'raising the issue' of the lack of accountability of the Delhi Police, given that it answers to the Central government.

AAP asks 4 Punjab MPs for report on work done for party, people
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Senior leaders said this comes after some members of the leadership expressed unhappiness at their performance.

Welcome rain, unwelcome waterlogging, traffic snarls
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

The rain brought with it familiar tales of waterlogging and ensuing traffic jams in various places.

Leaders divided over salary hike for AAP MLAs
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

While some agreed that MLAs need a hike to do their jobs efficiently, others took umbrage at the timing of the demand

Manish Sisodia conducts ‘surprise inspection’ of govt school
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Minister’s action comes after complaints by locals about ‘drug problems’ among some students.

Night before at India Gate: The last stretch before record-breaking event
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Till 2 am, the roads were still open, but no loitering was permitted.

The day before: Carpets, mats and a blanket of security over heart of Delhi
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

“Everything has to work like clockwork. When dawn comes, everything has to be perfect,” said officials.