Naxalism

  • Naxal diary

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    Sukma district collector Alex Paul Memon was released by Naxal Guerrillas after 13 days of captivity near Tarmetla on May 3. Tarmetla is a small...

  • Naxal Diary

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    April 24 We are outside the bungalow of Sukhma district collector Alex Paul Menon. This bungalow was previously a forest guest house and has ...

  • Education, a huge casualty in Naxal conflict

    Putting Children First |  Ananthapriya Subramanian
    "We want a school. Our children just sit around all day with nothing to do." Adamai implored the small group of visitors to the small...

  • The Indian soldier's plight

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The program that aired on CNN-IBN a couple of months back irked my mind. Anubha Bhonsle's "30 minutes" show focused on the Army officer's latest...

  • It's not all gloom this Independence Day

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Journalists are by training cynics, preferring to see every glass as half empty. But cynicism is no longer the exclusive preserve of mediapersons. A wave...

  • Aruna Roy on Binayak Sen's release

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan founder, Ramon Magsaysay award winner and National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy welcomed the Supreme Court's order to grant bail to...

  • And we 'forgot' the Dantewada massacre

    Storm Chaser |  Mahima Sharma
    After all the hype over naxals abducting two government officials including Orissa's Malkangiri collector Vineel Krishna, reports come in that the Centre was not in...

  • BJP's Ram slams Raman Rajya

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    Chhattisgarh High Court will give its order on the bail plea of Dr Binayak Sen and Kolkata businessman Piyush Guha on Thursday, 10th February. Prosecution...

  • Binayak Sen on Naxal vs state battle

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    Dr Binayak Sen's wife Ilina Sen awaits his upcoming bail appeal on January 24, 2011. She says that even animals live in better conditions in...

  • Arundhati Roy on the trial of Binayak Sen

    Rupashree's space |  Rupashree Nanda
    The Binayak Sen trial has thrown a lot of questions to the civil society which feels the space to dissent within the Indian democracy -...

  • Manmohan's indecisiveness costing India dear

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    A few years ago, when Greg Chappell was Big Boss, I asked Saurav Ganguly on how he felt losing the Indian captaincy. Ganguly, candid as...

  • Our Heroes: The Men in Khaki

    Arunoday's Space |  Arunoday Mukharji
    April 06, 2010: 76 CRPF jawans massacred when a team walks into a well-planned Maoist ambush in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. May 17, 2010: ...

  • An open letter to Manmohan Singh

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Dear Dr Singh, At the outset, many congratulations on completing six years in office, making you the longest serving Indian prime minister since Indira ...

  • You, me and Dantewada

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    The Maoist attack in Dantewada has brought out two opposing arguments. One argument focuses on a savagely unequal socio-economic reality where state neglect and exploitation...

  • Count the bodies, but don't move on

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Let this debate, not settle in the light of facts, analysis and reports. Among the many headlines today, one struck me, "Ye dhokha ...