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Odisha: Maoist carrying Rs. 5L reward on his head surrenders

25 Feb 2019

Odisha: Maoist carrying Rs. 5L reward on his head surrenders

A Maoist, carrying Rs. 5 lakh reward on his head and involved in many crimes, has surrendered before the police at Koraput, a senior police officer said today.

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

12 Nov 2018

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' which showed the plight of Maoist hit areas through the lens of a poll officer went on to be India's official entry in Oscars in 2017.

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

12 Nov 2018

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

On Monday, Maoist hit areas of Chhattisgarh, including districts of Bastar and Rajnandgaon, went to polls amid heavy security. 18 of the 90 constituencies of the state went to polls today, and the rest will vote on November 20.

Jharkhand: Five held for extorting money posing as Maoists

01 Nov 2018

Jharkhand: Five held for extorting money posing as Maoists

Five people, who posed as Maoists to extort money from local businessmen and other affluent people, have been arrested at Ghatshila sub-division in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

11 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

Two villagers were allegedly kidnapped and hacked to death by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on the suspicion of being police informers, an official said Tuesday.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links

05 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police says activists arrested over Maoist links

The five activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned CPI(Maoist), Maharashtra Police claimed in the Supreme Court today.

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

02 Sep 2018

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.

China stepping up ideological education to legitimize Xi's regime

01 Jul 2018

China stepping up ideological education to legitimize Xi's regime

A recent New York Times report on mandatory ideological education in Chinese universities reveals fault lines between China's emergent, worldly youth, and the country's long history of Maoist ideology.

Kiren Rijiju talks Kashmir, Maoism, NE insurgency and more

04 Sep 2017

Kiren Rijiju talks Kashmir, Maoism, NE insurgency and more

The home ministry is currently battling crises in different regions - in the north, the Kashmir problem, in the northeast, insurgency, and in the centre, the Maoist movement.

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.

Jharkhand: Elephants kill more people than Maoists

24 Apr 2017

Jharkhand: Elephants kill more people than Maoists

Government statistics show that in 2015-16, elephants killed more people in Jharkhand than the Maoist insurgency.