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