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Jharkhand: Maoist Attack On Ex BJP MLA Leaves His Two Bodyguards Dead

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

Jharkhand: In a brutal attack on former BJP MLA by Maoists in the state’s Singbhum district, the throats of the slain cops were slit. The Maoists also ran away with three AK-47 rifles from the spot.

What Does This ‘Wanted Maoist’ From Jharkhand Want? ‘Clothes, Food And A Pair Of Oxen’

Jan 01, 2022 Ashutosh Sharma

The status of basic human rights remains unchanged in the insurgency-hit Jharkhand since the current government came to the power two years ago

Security Forces Kill 6 Maoists Near Chhattisgarh Telangana Border

The incident took place under Kishtaram police station limits of South Bastar area under Sukma District, near Chhattisgarh Telangana border, the officials said.

‘Christian Missionaries More Dangerous Than Naxals’: BJP MP

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

BJP’s Raigarh MP Gomati Sai, while raising the issue of alleged religious conversion in Chhattisgarh said tribal people in the state were lured by Christian missionaries for conversion.

Gadchiroli Encounter: 26 Killed, Maoists Face Big Jolt After Three Top Leaders Taken Out Of Action

Three Maoist, who have been arrested or killed over the course of last 24 hours, carried reward of Rs 1 crore each and were among the most wanted in India.

30 July, 2021

Maharashtra: Naxal Couple With Rs 8 Lakh Bounty Surrenders In Gadchiroli


Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh

12 July, 2021

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

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.

27 June, 2021

Dantewada: Naxal Wanted In 25 Criminal Cases Killed In Encounter

Outlook Web Bureau

He was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.

10 June, 2021

Elgar Case: HC Extends Stan Swamy's Stay In Private Hospital Till June 18

Outlook Web Bureau

Stan Swamy, 84, was on May 28 shifted from the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai to the Holy Family Hospital here after he filed a petition, seeking interim bail on medical grounds.

18 May, 2021

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Meets Abducted ONGC Employee Ritul Saikia’s Family

Outlook Bureau

The two other employees, Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi were rescued by security forces after an encounter with the abductors on April 24 in the district when they were on their way to Myanmar.

28 April, 2021

Nagpur: Two Ultra Naxals Killed During An Anti-Naxal Operation

Outlook Web Bureau

C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli Police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the Jambia Gatta forest around 6.30 am where the encounter happened.


17 April, 2021

West Bengal Polls: Activists, Writers, Filmmakers Vow To Keep BJP At Bay

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Activists, including Naxalite supporters, believe this year's elections in West Bengal are extraordinary where every vote will matter.

08 April, 2021

Assam Writer Sikha Sarma Held For 'Sedition' Over Post On Jawan Killed In Chhattisgarh

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused, Sikha Sarma, a Guwahati-based writer, was arrested under 'various sections, including IPC 124A (sedition)', Guwahati Police Commissioner Munna Prasad Gupta said.

07 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Maoists Release Picture Of Jawan In Their Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

In the picture released by the Maoists, Manhas can be seen sitting on a plastic mat under a temporary shelter, possibly at a Maoist camp.

07 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Days After Ambush, Maoists Say Missing Jawan In Their Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

Rakeshwar Singh Manhas went missing after the April 3 ambush in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region. The ultras have asked the state government to appoint interlocutors for his release.

06 April, 2021

'Please, Release My Father', Daughter Of Kidnapped Commando Pleads To Naxals In Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The family of Commando Rakeshwar Singh Minhas is in deep shock after the news of the deadly ambush on Saturday and his disappearance broke out.

05 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: 'I Am Still Waiting For His Call,' Says Missing Jawan's Wife

Tarun Upadhyay

CRPF commando Rakeshwar Singh Minhas has been missing ever since an encounter broke out between security personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Saturday.


05 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Amit Shah Pays Homage To Slain Jawans

Outlook Web Bureau

Amit Shah, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, and other dignitaries laid the wreath on the mortal remains of the security personnel.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz