#bastarspeaks

Chhatisgarh Minister Blames MP Police of Killing Tribal Man, Writes to CM Shivraj

An allegation against the Madhya Pradesh police leveled by the Chhattisgarh government has stoked inter-state tensions between the two central Indian states. The Chhattisgarh government has blamed the MP police of “killing a tribal man of their state and attempting…

Police Deploy Counter-propaganda Psyops in New Offensive against Maoists

The Bastar Police have opened a new front against the Maoists through posters, short films and audio clips in local dialects spoken by tribals as part of “a high-intensity campaign against the anti-tribal and anti-developmental activities of the Naxals”. Police…

Bhima Koregaon Shauryadin Prerna Abhiyaan demands release of Kabir Kala Manch members, seeks SIT probe

Members of the Bhima Koregaon Shauryadin Prerna Abhiyaan held protests at the Pune District Collectorate on Monday against the arrests of Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) members and demanded that a special investigation team (SIT) be formed to probe the issue. Last week,…

Nine Maoists Arrested In Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district

Security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district have arrested nine Maoists. A joint team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and district police arrested the cadres from a forest between Mailwada and Mokhpal villages on Saturday evening, Dantewada Superintendent of Police…

Haryana Farmers Protest against Farm Ordinances, Face Police Lathicharge

Hundreds of farmers and arhtiyas (middlemen) associations protested against three agriculture ordinances of the Central government at Pipli near Haryana’s Kurukshetra. As they marched towards the grain market, police lathicharged them for defying the administration’s warnings during a raging coronavirus pandemic, news reports said….

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar Hold Meeting to find ‘Real Criminals’ of Bhima-Koregaon Case

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday held a meeting with a few Maharashtra ministers on the 2018 Bhima-Koregaon Case. Energy Minister and Congress leader Nitin Raut, who attended the meeting, said a “serious discussion” was held on forming a special…

NIA court grants bail to 2 students held under UAPA

The NIA court in Kochi on Wednesday granted bail to two students, who were arrested for alleged Maoist links in November last year and were facing charges under UAPA. While releasing Allan Shuhaib, 20, and Thwaha Fasal, 24, on bail,…

Four Maoists martyred, One Soldier Injured in Odisha’s Kalahandi-Kandhamal border

Four Maoists were martyred and a Special Operation Group (SOG) jawan was injured, following an encounter at Kalahandi-Kandhamal border, the Odisha on Wednesday. The exchange of fire took place at 11 am after a team of Special Operations Group (SOG),…

‘Flimsy cover for cracking down on dissident intellectuals’: Scientists, academics raise concerns over NIA probe

Over 1,000 scientists and academics from India and abroad have endorsed a statement raising concerns over the actions of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its investigation of the Bhima Koregaon violence. Researchers from affiliated institutions such as Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,…

Professor P S Ray Requested NIA to Arrange Video Conference for Questioning

IISER-Kolkata professor Partho Sarathi Ray, who had been summoned by the NIA for interrogating in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence in 2018, said on Wednesday that he has requested the agency to arrange a video conference for the questioning…

Translate