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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Maoism, Narendra Modi, Terrorism, Nationalism

India must fight the enemies within. Media or the Opposition isn't one of them

A self-confident nation embraces, even celebrates diversity. It fights the right enemy.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Nehru, Democracy, Maoism, Urban naxals

Why targetting the Naxal is the basic dharma of the Indian Republic

The democratic 'idea of India' has a lie in its very foundation, which makes the Naxal/Maoist the 'perfect enemy'.

POLITICS

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Urban naxals, Activists arrested, Maoism, Bhima Koregaon

What the arrests of activists linked to the Bhima Koregaon case tell us about the real threat to India

A Latin proverb says: “suppressio veri, suggestio falsi” — suppress the truth, suggest falsehoods.

VOICES

 |  Harpal Singh  |  4-minute read
Godmen, Maoism, Ram rahim verdict, Dera Sacha Sauda

North India sees flurry of godmen for the same reason central India battles Maoists

When states fail to deliver basic governance and support, the people find other alternatives.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Salwa Judum, Maoism, Chhattisgarh, Samajik Ekta Manch

Chhattisgarh’s Samajik Ekta Manch was Salwa Judum reloaded

Its dissolution, though, is only the tip of the iceberg that is the police-vigilante nexus in the BJP-ruled state.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Naxalism, Narendra Modi, Maoism, Bastar

You're a Maoist in Bastar if you dare to oppose the State

'Are you with us, or are you against us?' a police officer asked us.

POLITICS

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Chhattisgarh, Maoism, CRPF

Sukma: Year later, a forgotten slaughter

The troops were devoid of intelligence and ground experience, with the Maoists lying in wait.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  7-minute read
Narendra Modi, Naxalism, Maoism

How government plans to use IAF to wage a war on its people

It well represents what Modi wants to do to his subjects.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  4-minute read
Muslims, Maoism, Telangana

How Telangana has crushed the dreams of its youth with terror

With continuing false encounters and repressive measures, the rulers of the new state have gone back on their promises.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  6-minute read
Salwa Judum, Soni sori, Bastar, Maoism

Why repression of adivasis in Chhattisgarh doesn't worry the media

However, amidst diminishing democratic space the struggles of the state's tribal activists offer hope.