Author Archives: Yenan

Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill 3 in landmine blast

The ruling party MLA and a district collector had a miraculous escape when the Maoists triggered a powerful landmine blast at Pegdapalli in Bijapur district, about 350 km south of Raipur, killing three civilians and injuring one. The rebels targeted … Continue reading

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Hikaka will be tried in people’s court on April 25

Bhubaneswar, April 20: Maoists in Odisha have set April 25 as the date to try Jhina Hikaka in a kangaroo court amid rumours that the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator – held hostage by the rebels for three weeks – … Continue reading

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Outrage over brutal Chinese labour practices

IT’S incredible that in less than a decade, China has overtaken the United States as Africa’s single largest trading partner. By 2009 roughly six years after adopting a more aggressive expansionist policy, Sino-Africa trade stood at about US$90 billion, surpassing … Continue reading

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Protesters Beaten, Teargassed

Villagers in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan clashed with police again amid long-running protests over the construction of a coal-fired power plant in their hometown. Dozens of injuries from beatings and tear gas at the hands of riot … Continue reading

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Authorities shut Maoist websites amid political scandal

Chinese authorities have ordered a leading pro-Maoist website shut down for one month because of critical essays posted on it, the site’s founder said, amid the country’s worst high-level political crisis in years. The move comes after the firing of … Continue reading

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Countering naxalism: Companies like Tata, Reliance, Wipro invited to partner Bharat Livelihoods Foundation

NEW DELHI: They may be daggers drawn these days on taxation matters and economic policy priorities, but that hasn’t prevented the government from seeking to join hands with India Inc against a larger, common threat. The government has reached out … Continue reading

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Naxal leader killing: SC to re-examine CBI clean chit to AP police

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to “consider” a plea for an independent probe into the killings of top Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad and scribe Hemchandra Pandey in an allegedly staged gun battle by the Andhra … Continue reading

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Essar Steel likely to re route Chhattisgarh to Vizag pipeline

PTI reported that Essar Steel is mulling re routing the 267 km long pipeline from Chhattisgarh to Visakhapatnam due to insurgency in the region. Sources said that it is now mulling the idea of re-routing the pipeline as in the … Continue reading

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Forged Nagaland arms licenses pose security threat to India

GUWAHATI, India, April 13 (UPI) — Indian security officials say they are increasing concerned about firearms security. The government is particularly unsettled by the proliferation of forged arms licenses in Nagaland in northeastern India. Recent police criminal investigation department inquires … Continue reading

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March for water turns violent

The residents of Cheranalloor took out a protest march to the Kerala water authority (KWA) office on Friday demanding adequ-ate water supply to the area. The march turned violent and protestors broke the windows of the office and destroyed office … Continue reading

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