After the brutal murder of Azad, is there any hope for well-meaning routine calls for “dialogue” and “peace talks”? What can the "civil society" do as a serious, real intervention?
The Maoists issue a press-statement vowing to "take vengeance" for the killings of "Azad (Cherukuri Rajkumar) and com. Hem Pandey".
Why should the most deprived sections have to lose their lives -- or live miserably -- because of the evil designs of a handful of top Maoist leaders? Examining the myth of Maoists concern for tribal welfare.
Both sides -- the Maoists and the State -- are waging a dirty war. Between 'the violence of the oppressed' and an often brutal state, a powerful intervention spelling out a practical basis for a durable ceasefire remains elusive.
'Will all those, who write 33-page articles, be allowed to write 33-page articles? Will there be a magazine to publish a 33-page article?' asks the home minister as he reveals that the government is examining whether "special forces" and "aircraft c
The decisions of outside forces will overwhelmingly determine, as they have for centuries now, the trajectory of violence and the receding possibilities of peace in South Asia
BJP members pay tribute to 63 feet tall statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on his 105th birth anniversary in Varanasi.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala, India. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
In this file image, Author Kamla Bhasin, Former Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar and Amodkanth with Vinita Bakshi during seminar on 'Sex Trafficking of Girls and Women in the Subcontinent' in New Delhi. Bhasin passed away at...Photo by K Asif/The India Today Group via Getty Images
In this file image, MP Shashi Tharoor felicitated womens rights activist Kamla Bhasin during the Laadli awards in Mumbai. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being diagnosed with cancer.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
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