Unsaid Words

Rahul Pandita

A woman remembers her best friend, a man dubbed a Maoist and killed by the Republic of India. He happened to be her journalist husband

“Atmosphere not conducive for talks”

Maoist supreme commander Mupalla Laxman Rao, alias Ganapathi, responds to Open's questionnaire. An unabridged version of his written responses

Whose Development Is It, Anyway?

Now that the Government has finally struck down the Vedanta mining project in Orissa, senior Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, presently under arrest inside Delhi’s Tihar jail, writes about how mining giants are making obscene amounts of money at the cost of the poor while even the State fails to make any gains.

Don’t Negotiate with Naxals

Those advocating talks with the Naxals should read the Maoist constitution and check what kind of room there is to negotiate.

Staring at Defeat

Even the security forces know that every starving Indian is a potential Maoist insurgent

Red Zone

As the Maoists assert control in this adivasi region, the West Bengal government faces a dilemma: to storm Lalgarh or not


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