Saturday, Feb 04, 2023



Three years, 42 camps: Chhattisgarh takes fight to Naxal hotbeds, sparks local distrust

April 27, 2022 9:43 pm

While these have served to take the government and security forces to areas hitherto controlled by the Naxals, the spread of these camps has been met with distrust among villagers, leading to protests in at least three districts.

Amarinder hits back at Centre on BSF probe alleging bonded labourers in Punjab farms

April 04, 2021 8:41 pm

In a statement, the CM termed it yet another conspiracy to defame Punjab’s farmers, whom the Central government and the ruling BJP have been trying to malign by dubbing them terrorists, urban Naxals and goons in a bid to derail their agitation against the farm laws.

Sharad Pawar's politics dangerous, disrupting society's harmony, says Shiv Sena

June 13, 2018 1:42 pm

"Everyone knows who were behind the Bhima-Koregaon (violence) but instead of arresting them, those who have no connection, have been arrested and this is called the misuse of power," former union minister Sharad Pawar had said.

Shiv Sena scoffs at Maoist plot to target PM Modi, dubs it 'laughable'

June 11, 2018 2:17 pm

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said the BJP was playing a "threat letter card" to gain sympathy. However, slamming Pawar for his remarks, Fadnavis said the Rajya Sabha member was not expected to "stoop down to this level".

UN chief concerned over children recruitment by separatists, Naxalites

October 07, 2017 3:04 pm

Armed groups reportedly resorted to abduction and threats against parents in order to recruit children, who subsequently underwent military training and served as messengers, informants or guards in child squads (baldasta).

Three naxalites killed in exchange of fire in Chhattisgarh

June 18, 2017 6:48 pm

"During the search, bodies of three naxalites, including a woman, clad in 'uniform' besides one SLR rifle, one Insas rifle and one 303 rifle were recovered from the spot," the SP said.

Camps for security forces must have proper facilities: Rajnath Singh

May 08, 2017 5:07 pm

The home minister was addressing chief ministers of Naxalite-hit states at a meeting being held here two weeks after 25 paramilitary personnel were killed in an ambush in Sukma, Chhattisgarh.

How ‘Naxal’ slipped out of custody with grenade launcher

May 23, 2016 4:43 am

He won the trust of police, said was open to idea of surrender, fled with AK-47, ammunition too.

CRPF to send over 560 women for anti-Naxal ops for the 1st time

May 08, 2016 1:25 pm

Officials had earlier said the induction of these women squads will be made in West Bengal and Jharkhand.

Letters to the Editor: Keep Death Alive

September 04, 2015 12:20 am

The Uphaar judgment shows there are lacunae in understanding the basic premises of the rule of law.