Valley

  • Power of 49: 2 doctors work tirelessly for healthcare in Sittilingi March 5, 2014

    Power of 49 is a 'Jaago re' initiative in association with Network 18, encouraging women to vote this election. The campaign brings you the story of two doctors who have worked tirelessly to set up the Tribal Health Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Sittilingi valley that had the highest infant mortality...
  • Girls in Pakistan defy Taliban by going to school July 13, 2013

    In most places around the world going to school is not a life and death situation, but it is just that dangerous for many girls in Pakistan. With the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in focus after her UN speech yesterday, CNN's Saima Mohsin visits the Swat Valley to see what's...
  • 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 29, 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 well-planned 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 all-out 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 well-planned 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 anti-Naxal 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 anti-Naxal 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 well-planned 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 well-planned 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. ...
  • WB: Chit fund firms run for cover as panic hits the sealing April 26, 2013

    Rose Valley's chairman Goutam Kundu wrote to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on April 23 seeking protection from the administration. He claimed in his letter that his group had assets worth Rs 10,000 crore, and the money collected from depositors was safe in his hands. ...
  • Are wearable devices the next big thing in tech world? May 6, 2013

    There's a new tech battle on in Silicon Valley, which is going to give smartphones a run for their money. Google is betting big with its forthcoming glass, which is a wearable computer with a built in camera. It is all a part of a new trend called wearable technology,...
  • Pakistan teen activist Malala returns to school in UK March 21, 2013

    Pakistan's women's rights icon Malala Yousufzai returns to school in Birmingham months after being shot by the Taliban. ...
  • J&K: Fidayeen attack in Srinagar shatters calm in Kashmir Valley March 13, 2013

    Two fidayeens - men of the suicide sqaud - armed with grenades and AK rifles in their sports kits, entered the Police Public School and mingled with the cricket-playing youth. As soon as the duo saw the CRPF contingent on duty, they fired indiscriminately, leading to casualties. With this brazen...
  • Pakistan: 103 dead, 270 injured in series of bomb blasts January 11, 2013

    A series of six bomb blasts in two Pakistani cities left over 103 people dead on Thursday and over 270 injured. Twin suicide attacks that were a few minutes apart ripped through Balochistan's capital Quetta while the second attack was in Swat valley where the explosion took place in the...
  • J&K: Protests in Shopian after a woman is allegedly abducted, raped November 12, 2012

    A woman was allegedly abducted and held captive for 12 hours. She was found in an unconscious state and rescued. Police have begun investigations. The woman has undergone a medical examination to determine if she was raped. ...
  • Pak announces top civilian bravery award for Malala October 17, 2012

    Malala Yousufzai, the teenager who was shot for taking on the Taliban, is set to receive Pakistan's highest civilian bravery award. Meanwhile, the 14-year old continues to undergo treatment in a UK hospital. Malala has not undergone any surgery since leaving Pakistan on Monday. Doctors remain optimistic about her recovery. Meanwhile,...
  • TVU: Foreign Secy to meet Hillary Clinton today February 15, 2011

    Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar conveyed the details on Tri-Valley students to US on Sunday. ...
  • Tri Valley students: victims or accomplices? February 3, 2011

    Many students have been detained by US immigration officials as they are suspected of being complicit. ...