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Urban Naxal

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

Jul 12, 2021 Ruben Banerjee

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.

Punjab CM, SAD Attack BJP For Calling Agitating Farmers ‘Urban Naxals'

Dec 27, 2020 PTI

A party which treats citizens exercising their democratic right of protest as Naxals, terrorists has lost all right to rule over those citizens: Amarinder Singh


27 Naxals Surrender In Chattisgarh's Dantewada District

District police's campaign named 'Lon Varratu', launched this year for the rehabilitation of Naxals, is yielding positive results as 177 ultras have surrendered so far.

Bombay HC Denies Bail To Sudha Bharadwaj, 2 Others In Bhima Koregaon Case

Oct 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The trio was booked under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and various sections of the Indian Penal Code. including waging a war and sedition.


RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Cautions Against 'Urban Maoism','Neo-Left'

The 'neo-Left' doctrine of these urban Naxals is to establish an anti-national leadership with blind followers solely committed to them, said Bhagwat.

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30 September, 2018

Historian Romila Thapar Questions Meaning Of The Term 'Urban Naxals'

Outlook Web Bureau

"We were all born Indians, lived as Indians all our lives. These activists are fighting for good causes and terming them urban naxal is a political move," she said.


21 September, 2018

Rahul Gandhi Supporting 'Urban Naxals' Plotting To Kill PM Modi: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

Shah's comments come in the wake of the Maharashtra police arresting five human rights activists late last month for their alleged links with Maoists.


08 September, 2018

Police Case Against Writer Girish Karnad For Holding 'Urban Naxal' Placard

Outlook Web Bureau

Girish Karnad along with many other activists took part in an event organised to mark Gauri Lankesh's death anniversary.


06 September, 2018

'Urban Naxals': SC To Resume Hearing On Arrest Of Five Activists

Outlook Web Bureau

In its earlier hearing on the case, the SC had said: “Dissent is the safety valve of democracy... the pressure cooker will burst if you don’t allow the safety valves."


02 September, 2018

People Who Celebrated Death Of Mahatma Gandhi Are In Power: Swara Bhaskar

Outlook Web Bureau

People can be punished for their deeds, and not for their thoughts.


01 September, 2018

'Persecuting The Dalit Intellectual': A Student Recounts Police Raid At Prof Satyanarayana’s House

Neeraja Sasikumar

Under the pretext of '#urbannaxals', police barged into a central university campus, raided Dalit intellectual Prof Satyanarayana's house, and seized all his academic work. A student recounts the ordeal.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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