SALWA JUDUM

  • Naxal attack: It's an open war between Congress, BJP in Chhattisgarh May 30, 2013

    The Congress and the BJP have been trading charges ever since the gruesome Naxal attack that killed key Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh on May 25. ...
  • Salwa Judum was Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh's idea: Congress May 30, 2013

    Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das said that slain party leader Mahendra Karma was not the founder of the Salwa Judum movement. ...
  • Are liberal intellectuals guilty of romanticizing Maoists? May 28, 2013

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has spoken out strongly against intellectuals who "romanticise Maoists". While admitting there is need for focused development in the tribal areas, he said there is no possibility of a dialogue with Maoists as they don't believe in Indian democracy. ...
  • FTN: There should not be any dialogue with Maoists: Jairam Ramesh May 28, 2013

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has spoken out strongly against intellectuals who "romanticise Maoists". While admitting there is need for focused development in the tribal areas, he said there is no possibility of a dialogue with Maoists as they don't believe in Indian democracy. ...
  • If Cong rally route was changed, we were not informed: Police May 28, 2013

    Mayank Srivastav, SP Jagdalpur has said that police were not informed of the route change, if any, of the Congress rally that came under Naxal attack on May 25. "If the route was changed, we were not informed. We were only told which all are the spots where the meeting...
  • Time for talks with Maoists is over: RPN Singh May 28, 2013

    Minister of State Home RPN Singh, while commenting on Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh said, "Strategy will be reviewed and now the time for talking is over. Chidambaram had asked for talks but no one came forward. They are definitely they are not interested in talking to government of India," he...
  • FTN: Have human rights groups failed to strongly condemn Naxal violence? May 27, 2013

    A wellplanned and brutal attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh almost wiped out Congress leadership in the state. The attack, in which 28 people were killed, exposed the government's failure to tackle Naxal menace in the densely forested state. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Raman Singh May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday admitted to security lapse that led to the killing of several Congress leaders in Jagdalpur district on May 25. Singh, however, said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack that claimed 28 lives. ...
  • Is it time for an allout war on Maoists? May 27, 2013

    As National Investigation Agency gears up to probe the deadly Naxal attack that took place on May 25 and wiped out majority of Chhattisgarh's state Congress party, security concerns that had been overlooked have surfaced. ...
  • News 360: NIA takes over the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack probe May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack at Baster in Chhattisgarh that claimed 28 lives. However, the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister conceded there were delays in rushing reinforcements to the attack site. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: BJP accuses PM of playing the blame game May 27, 2013

    BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has accused the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is trying to make this a particular separate case. ...
  • Bloodbath in Chhattisgarh: Massive intelligence failure or Naxal desperation? May 26, 2013

    A wellplanned and brutal attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh almost wiped out Congress leadership in the state. The attack, in which more than 20 people were killed, exposed the government's failure to tackle Naxal menace in the densely forested state. ...
  • Democratic forces needed to fight Naxal violence: Brinda Karat May 26, 2013

    CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat said democratic forces are needed to fight Naxal violence. Naxals attacked Congress convoy on Saturday in Chhattisgarh, killing over 20 people, most of them Congress leaders and workers. ...
  • Centre should come up with a strategy to fight Naxalism: BJP May 26, 2013

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, while commenting on the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, said there is a need for a collective decision to fight Naxalism. "The central government has to come up with a strategy to face the challenge put by the Naxals," he said. ...
  • Experts explain why Chhattisgarh is a Naxal stronghold May 26, 2013

    Naxals on Saturday ambushed Congress' convoy in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district, killing senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma, the man behind the antiNaxal Salwa Judum, state Congress President Nand Kumar Patel and 19 others. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: Karma, Patel killed; PM says will not bow to Naxalism May 26, 2013

    Naxals on Saturday ambushed Congress' convoy in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district, killing senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma, the man behind the antiNaxal Salwa Judum, state Congress President Nand Kumar Patel and 19 others. ...
  • Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh most audacious attack: Advani May 26, 2013

    BJP veteran leader condemned the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh that killed many Congress leaders and said it is one of the most audacious attacks by Naxals. He also visited senior Congress leader VC Shukla, who was critically injured, in Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. ...
  • Naxal attack: More than 80 bullets have been found in Karma's body May 26, 2013

    Avdesh Mishra of ETV reports from ground zero where the Naxals attacked a Congress convoy and killed over 20 people on Saturday. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions to Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh May 26, 2013

    Naxals carried out a brutal and wellplanned attack on Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, killing Salwa Judum leader Mahendra Karma and 20 others. ...
  • Eyewitnesses describe the brutal Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh May 26, 2013

    Eyewitnesses say the body next to slain Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel's body is that of his son's Dinesh. They describe the brutal and wellplanned attack that the Naxals carried out on Saturday. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Nand Kumar Patel's body found May 26, 2013

    The body of Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel, who along with his son was abducted by Naxals on Saturday, has been found. The attack targeting the Congress party convoy occurred during the Parivartan Yatra and most of those killed were party leaders and workers. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Binayak Sen, the dissenting doctor May 31, 2009

    Meet the civil rights activist who was jailed for being a Naxal sympathiser. ...