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.
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
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.
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.
The 'neo-Left' doctrine of these urban Naxals is to establish an anti-national leadership with blind followers solely committed to them, said Bhagwat.
"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.
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.
Girish Karnad along with many other activists took part in an event organised to mark Gauri Lankesh's death anniversary.
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."
People can be punished for their deeds, and not for their thoughts.
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.
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari during the two-day inspection program of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, at Sohna in Gurugram district.PTI Photo
Vendors arrange sugarcane bundles for sale at a bank of Brahmaputra river in Guwahati.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Defence Offices Complexes in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Anurag Thakur with All India Football Federation President Praful Patel during their meeting in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari during inspection of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in the Haryana region.PTI Photo
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