India17, Sep 2018, 3:12 PM IST
Bhima-Koregaon: Supreme Court extends house arrest of 'urban naxals'
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra extended till September 19 the house arrest of the five urban naxals -Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navlakha - at their respective homes
Views13, Sep 2018, 2:57 PM IST
Aadhaar: Despite security breaches, privacy concerns, India needs to follow global trend
It is, therefore, a mystery why the vilification campaign against Aadhaar persists with dark innuendoes of a fascist, “big-brother-is-watching” intent. Will the government use Aaadhar to target dissidents or just the terrorists and illegals? Will it use it to monitor everyone’s financial dealings to catch malfeasance, or blackmail those it wishes to intimidate?
India5, Sep 2018, 5:33 PM IST
Jharkhand: Naxal-missionary nexus exposed by intercepted letter that also reveals plan to kidnap BJP leaders
The naxals, the letter reveals, are going far and wide to organise prayer meetings: “Many of our brothers and sisters are reaching out to the tribals (sic) across the State, helping them in various ways (food, medicine etc) Peter Martin, Antony Puthumattathil, Xavier Soreng and Maria Louis organise regular preachings to enlighten the tribals (sic)…”
Views4, Sep 2018, 6:15 PM IST
Congress embracing urban naxals because of shrinking stakes in governance
With a mere 145 Lok Sabha seats, the Congress was lucky to have got a chance to rule the country in 2004. The communist support under UPA I and governance by the proxy of hand-picked NGO heads who became members of the extra-constitutional NAC under UPA II while making governance leftist still kept the Congress accountable. With a shrinking presence in Union and State legislatures since 2014, the party now couldn't care less if its acts threaten to disintegrate the nation.
India4, Sep 2018, 4:45 PM IST
How Congress changed its stance on urban naxals: Then and now
'Left-Wing Extremism', as the Indian state defines Maoist terrorism, was described as the greatest internal security threat by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2009. But his party Congress's mouthpiece National Herald is singing a different tune now, sympathising with urban naxals.
India3, Sep 2018, 12:52 PM IST
Bhima-Koregaon: History, hidden facts about this new urban form of naxalism
The multiple police raids that led to the arrests of certain leftist intellectuals has triggered off a debate on the relatively new term 'urban naxals'
India1, Sep 2018, 6:27 PM IST
India First with Vivek Agnihotri: How India is dealing with menace of urban naxals
MyNation launches the "India First" series anchored by author-filmmaker-activist Vivek Agnihotri. The first episode of the series deals with the menace of urban naxals.
India31, Aug 2018, 6:28 PM IST
Left-leaning professors were paid to spread naxal poison in Delhi varsities, show mails
As a matter of strategy, the naxals themselves explain in a letter that student politics is to be aligned to the naxal design of destabilising the nation’s government
India31, Aug 2018, 1:45 PM IST
CPM-supported communist trade unions turn urban naxals, provoke people to take to militancy
The Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU), All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and All India Agricultural Workers Union (AIAWU) have jointly issued a press release where they have quite brazenly stated their ‘decision’
India30, Aug 2018, 5:26 PM IST
Not urban naxals? 'Letter' of Sudha Bharadwaj blows lid off comrades' anti-India activities
From calling the Indian Army the 'enemy' to organising disruptive and seditious activities in different parts of the country, this letter allegedly written by Sudha Bharadwaj to a comrade, which the prosecution has produced as a piece of evidence in the court against the 'activists' arrested on August 28, will make it difficult for them to continue claiming they are not urban naxals but respectable intellectuals
India29, Aug 2018, 10:19 PM IST
'Never felt as scared to report as during Chidambaram’s time'
The nationwide crackdown on the urban naxals has the intelligentsia up in arms. They have called it an "undeclared emergency". Twitter hashtags have been coined overnight and a narrative that the government is crushing dissent is being built. This despite Arun Ferreira, who is being defended today by lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the Supreme Court, being arrested by the Congress government during the UPA era. MyNation spoke to author and naxalism expert Rahul Pandita who demolished the ‘Emergency 2.0’ argument brick-by-brick, recounting the ‘fear psychosis created by the then home minister, P Chidambaram.
India29, Aug 2018, 9:33 PM IST
Urban naxals planned 'Rajiv Gandhi-type' attack on Modi, were in touch with national party
Maoist ideologue Varavara Rao allegedly said that the BJP's ascent to power in 15 states had posed a tremendous challenge to Maoist activities and the party needed to put a brake on Modi's progress
India29, Aug 2018, 2:58 PM IST
Know urban naxals Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj
Know urban naxals Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj who had been declared anti-social way back under the UPA regime
India29, Aug 2018, 2:31 PM IST
Maoist sympathisers plan disruptive activities in Delhi without police permission
According to the message circulating on social media, the protest has been called to condemn the arrest of five Maoist sympathisers aka urban naxals by Pune Police from different locations including Delhi
India28, Aug 2018, 7:17 PM IST
My nation in 100 seconds: From major crackdown on urban naxals to MK Stalin's statement against PM Modi, here are today's top headlines
Right after Pune police intercepted an internal Maoist communiqué that talked about assassinating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pune Police went on a nationwide crackdown on who they believe work as a front for the ultras. Hrithik Roshan, who is working on his upcoming film Super 30, is now facing legal charges, all this and more on My Nation in 100 seconds.