Left Wing Extremism

Timelines
Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

07 Dec 2018

Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?

Argumentative yet docile, intelligent yet quiet, inquisitive yet accepting - this is your 'Unoffended Right Indian.'

Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias

30 Nov 2018

Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias

This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).

How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva

29 Nov 2018

How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva

Find what you love and let it kill you, for it is better to be killed by a loved one.

Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath

08 Oct 2018

Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday said the menace of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) will be wiped out from the country in about three years.

#MeTooMiddleClass: Why we should wear this tag with pride

29 Aug 2018

#MeTooMiddleClass: Why we should wear this tag with pride

Do you smell the hypocrisy of hashtag activists? Do you think terms like 'tolerance', ' secularism', 'Urban Naxals' are created to divide the country for vote-bank politics?

How can you spot the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias?

21 Aug 2018

How can you spot the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias?

This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).

Center orders withdrawal of 7,000 CRPF troops from four states

19 Aug 2018

Center orders withdrawal of 7,000 CRPF troops from four states

The Home Ministry has directed the withdrawal of over 7,000 CRPF personnel from their long drawn deployment in four states.

Curious case of Pseudo Liberals and their beliefs

01 Aug 2018

Curious case of Pseudo Liberals and their beliefs

Let's get this out first - women suffer more than men, Dalits have traditionally suffered more than upper-caste Hindus, and Khans/Kapoors/Ambanis have easy access to almost everything.

Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

24 Mar 2018

Naxalism in India entered "last leg", says Home Minister Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India's "serious" challenge of Naxalism has entered its "last leg"; Maoists are resorting to coward ambushes as they are unable to undertake direct fights.

After Lenin, it's Periyar in TN, Shyama Mukherjee in Kolkata

07 Mar 2018

After Lenin, it's Periyar in TN, Shyama Mukherjee in Kolkata

A day after BJP supporters brought down communist leader Vladimir Lenin's statue in Tripura, similar incidents, purportedly a reaction, have been reported from TN and Kolkata.

What is the best approach to solve India's Maoist problem?

10 May 2017

What is the best approach to solve India's Maoist problem?

Responses to Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India have heavily leaned towards security centric approaches, as seen through increased deployment of paramilitary forces and combing operations.

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

03 May 2017

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

The Naxalist/Maoist violence has been termed India's biggest internal threat. Starting in the 60s as an agrarian uprising against feudalism, the violence has acquired a new dimension, targeting symbols of capitalism including corporate houses and mining companies.

Chhattisgarh cop threatens journalist over reportage

15 Nov 2016

Chhattisgarh cop threatens journalist over reportage

Chhattisgarh's IG of Bastar, SRP Kalluri reportedly threatened Ritesh Mishra, a journalist from Hindustan Times, over his reportage of the Bastar conflict.

Investigations against DU, JNU professors for tribal's murder

08 Nov 2016

Investigations against DU, JNU professors for tribal's murder

In a startling turn of events in left-wing extremism in India, investigations have been launched against a DU professor, a JNU professor, an activist and a CPI (Marxist) office bearer, for the murder of a tribal in Chhattisgarh.