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Naxal woman killed in encounter with commandos in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli district in east Maharashtra, which was carved out of Chandrapur district in the 1980s, is the most affected by Naxal violence

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India

Cases against Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal areas to be reviewed

When the BJP government was in power in Chhattisgarh, the Congress would allege Scheduled Tribes in Naxal-affected areas were being framed

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India

Kin of Maoist Kobad Ghandy to receive Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

New Delhi: In a development exposing the inefficacy of the Union Ministry of Culture under the supposedly nationalist BJP-led NDA government, it has been decided that Sunil Shanbhag, brother-in-law of Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, will receive the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award on 6 February 2019 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. A source in the Sangeet Natak Akademi […]

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India

No curb on people’s democratic rights says Rajnath Singh

Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh allayed fears Saturday on any curb on democratic rights in the wake of the recent arrest of human rights activists, assuring “there will not be any effort to compress the pressure cooker”. “I want to clarify that there will never be any effort to compress the pressure cooker. All have […]

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Some of the arrested activists are ‘naxal mentors’: Telangana BJP

Hyderabad: Some of the five Left-leaning activists arrested by the Pune police in a case relating to the Bhima-Koregaon violence are Naxal mentors, the Telangana BJP unit alleged today, rejecting suggestions in some quarters it is a crackdown on political dissent.   Party spokesperson Krishna Sagar Rao alleged that some of the arrested are certainly “Naxal […]

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India

Maharashtra govt defends arrest of Left-wing activists

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today defended the arrest of five Left-wing activists in multi-state raids yesterday saying the action was based on “proof” about their “links with the Naxal movement”. Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Deepak Kesarkar said all procedures were followed before conducting the raids against the activists. Pune Police yesterday raided homes of […]

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India

Rabble rousers who allegedly incited mob violence in Bhima-Koregaon, conspired to assassinate PM, arrested

Pune: The Pune police on Tuesday carried out searches in residences of prominent lawyers and activists across India in connection with their ongoing investigation into alleged Maoist links with the Elgar Parishad held on 31 December 2017, which was followed by large-scale violence at Bhima-Koregaon areas. While investigating the incidents of violence, the police had […]

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Literature

Urban Naxals: भारतीय अस्तित्व को उखाड़ फेंकने की कोशिश का कच्चा-चिट्ठा

फ़िल्म निर्देशक विवेक अग्निहोत्री की पुस्तक उनकी फ़िल्म बुद्ध इन द ट्रैफ़िक जाम के निर्माण के दौरान और निर्माण के उपरांत के संघर्ष के समय में उनके द्वारा जिए गए सत्य का उद्घाटन है। साधारणतया एक सिने निर्माता या कलाकार के लिए कृति का निर्माण संघर्ष का अंत होता है।  इसके बाद कृति समाज की […]

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सात माओवादिओं ने किया आत्मसमर्पण, 27 माओवादी गिरफ्तार

रायपुर— छत्तीसगढ़ के माओवादी प्रभावित सुकमा जिले में दो इनामी माओवादिओं समेत सात माओवादिओं ने सुरक्षा बलों के सामने आत्मसमर्पण कर दिया है। सुकमा जिले के पुलिस अधिकारियों ने आज बताया कि जिला मुख्यालय में आज सीआरपीएफ के डीआईजी एस इलेंगो और सुकमा जिले के पुलिस अधीक्षक अभिषेक मीणा के समक्ष सात माओवादिओं ने आत्मसमर्पण […]

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गृह मंत्रालय की रिपोर्ट, इस वर्ष 119 माओवादियों और 65 आतंकियों को मारा

नई दिल्ली— गृह मंत्रालय ने प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी सरकार के चार साल पूरे होने के बाद अपनी रिपोर्ट में खुलासा किया है कि इस वर्ष 119 माओवादियों और 65 आतंकियों को मार गिराया गया है। नक्सली घटनाओं में 36.6% की कमी आई है। गृह मंत्रालय की ताजा रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, इस साल मई महीने तक लगभग […]