The eleventh century Dholkal Ganesha rises from the ruins in the Maoist heartland. Rahul Pandita writes from the site of a vandalisation in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh
In the garb of social responsibility, the Essar Group recently organised a storytelling festival for the ‘benefit’ of children in this Maoist-dense area. Apart from the organisers’ poorly disguised disdain for local artistes, what emerged most starkly was the stench of corporate propaganda
While the country bellyaches about the Naxal menace, who speaks for the poverty-stricken victims out there in the wilderness?