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Two get life term in jail for 2014 murder of BJP leader Ashutosh Bhardwaj

The murder took place on May 25, 2014 when Bhardwaj was attacked with swords at his home in Saketri when he was sleeping.

More than a security failure, a social failure

Stark questions about the state remain unasked,as we mythologise Maoists without understanding them


Raman Singh versus his No. 2,snappier than ever

Raman Singh’s top bureaucrats corrupt and demanded their removal.

There is a story in Chhattisgarh vote numbers

The Chhattisgarh polls were also made possible by the joint efforts of security forces,booth-level officers,district collectors and the media.

Democracy takes back seat in ticket distribution

If the candidate selection is not transparent and reflects the play of power centres,the entire political game gets murky. The winners of this cruel grind might not find it easy to respect the ideals of the Constitution once they assume power.

Let's Talk to the Revolution

A retired army officer deprecates military force in the fight against Maoists. All his arguments might not be convincing,but they are important.


Tragedy and farce

Exactly a week after the attack on the Congress convoy and an hour after the CRPF lost one of its men in Chhattisgarh,the BJP’s response

The true value of compensation

Ramadoss's plan to consolidate caste Hindus was not just an administrative challenge for the AIADMK government,but a potential political threat

The continuing sorry Sori saga

When tribal teacher Soni Sori's case caught attention,the then Chhattisgarh DGP,curious to know the reality,examined the charges she was slapped with

Maoists must do more for their apology to count

Around the same time that Maoists killed a journalist in Sukma for being a “police informer”,they killed a sarpanch in Bijapur on similar charges