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Maoists

Congress’ Secret Talks

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While our government was waging war on the Maoists, the Congress secretly approached them for peace talks.

Where the Gun Is a Limb

Ten days after the Dantewada ambush in which 76 CRPF jawans were killed, Open photographer Ishan Tankha travels to Chhattisgarh to meet the chief architect of the biggest Naxal attack so far. In the dense forests, he catches glimpses of the life of Maoist guerillas.

India This Week

Diggi’s Naxal Barb Hints at Disquiet within Cong; Upper House for Big Egos; Kamal Nath’s Nemesis

Uniformed Mess

The Maoist attack on EFR’s camp at Silda has stirred more trouble for the beleaguered West Bengal government. It is the long-neglected EFR that is now threatening to revolt against the state.

Left out by the Left

How a barely remembered island in the Sunderbans delta links to the chain of events that has led to the Indian State’s woes with Maoists.

India This Week

Hunting Down Naxals; BJP's Invisibility Cloak; Tweet Like Tharoor; MA in Karunanidhi-giri; and Losing the Race on Caste

The Maoist Mood

So long as Nepal cannot attain political stability without them, the landlocked country’s Maoists have the strongest hand to play. What might Prachanda’s next move look like?

Wails Within Wails

Though fighting oppression in West Bengal, Maoists are busy oppressing their own cadres in Jharkhand. Dissent is not an option in their ideology

Once upon a Place

The police orders are to ‘flush out’ Maoists, and since actual militiamen are hard to locate the State forces end up treating every villager as a closet Maoist. It all adds up to further alienation

Lost in Translation

Peace in Nepal, or merely the absence of war, continues at the pleasure of the Maoists. For how long will this carry on?

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