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Government alert on terrorists’ support to Maoists: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said the government was "fully alert" about terror groups, such as the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), extending support to Maoists in Indian ... Read more...

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I have met Naxalites, says Prakash Jha


August 18th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose "Chakravyuh" revolves around Naxalite wars, says he has interacted with Naxalites and tried to showcase both sides of the issue through the ... Read more...

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Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

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BJP leaders should join Naxalites: Congress


February 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Goa should "join the Naxalites" instead of covertly attacking Congress candidates through surrogate advertising, a Congress MP said Thursday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Fear of Maoists blocks road projects in Chhattisgarh


December 11th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) Funds to the tune of Rs.3,000 crore (nearly $600 million) allocated for road construction in Chhattisgarh's interior areas have been lying unutilised for many years ... Read more...

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Poor Uttar Pradesh farmers branded Maoists: Rahul


November 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday accused the Mayawati government of falsely branding poor farmers as Maoists, and criticised National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders for ... Read more...

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Ramesh assures Munda of Maoist areas’ speedy development


October 31st, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday assured Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda that there would be no dearth of funds to implement the development action ... Read more...

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Suspend violence for talks, Maoists told


September 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government will be ready for talks if Maoists suspend violence even if they do not give up arms, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Government to decide soon on review of SPO order


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government will soon decide if a review of the crucial Supreme Court order on disarming anti-Maoist Special Police Officers (SPOs) was needed, Home ... Read more...

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West Bengal a killing field under CPI-M: Chidambaram


April 25th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 25 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday lashed out at the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in West Bengal for turning the state into a 'killing ... Read more...

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No talk of ‘red rebels’ as Naxalbari goes to polls


April 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (Darjeeling), April 17 (IANS) The guns have fallen silent here long ago. The cries of "China's chairman is our Chairman" are no longer heard. The fields of Boroorujot ... Read more...

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Chidambaram welcomes SC verdict on Binayak Sen


April 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday expressed happiness over the verdict of the Supreme Court, which granted bail to civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen’s family ecstatic over dropping of sedition charges


April 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Binayak Sen's family, including his wife Illina Sen and mother Anusuya Sen were elated on Friday after the Supreme Court verdict, which granted bail to the civil ... Read more...

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Supreme Court grants bail to Binayak Sen


April 15th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of sedition and for having ... Read more...

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SC to hear Binayak Sen’s bail plea on Monday


April 10th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the bail plea of civil rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school building in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 16 (ANI): Armed Maoists blew up a state-run school building and a control room of a mobile tower at two different places in Bihar's Gaya District last night.According to ... Read more...

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Six Naxals killed in encounter in Bihar


March 14th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Champaran, Mar 14 (ANI): At least six Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Darmaha village in Bihar's Champaran District on Monday.The encounter, which started on Sunday night lasted ... Read more...

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Anger at CPI-M rule surpasses that of Emergency: Trinamool leader


March 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Anger among the masses in West Bengal against Left Front's rule is more than the discontent during the days of the Emergency in the ... Read more...

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Five arrested with explosives in Maoist-affected area


January 31st, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 31 (IANS) Five men were arrested in this Maoist-affected Uttar Pradesh district with a cache of explosives, police said Monday.Over 5,000 gelatine sticks and several detonators were seized ... Read more...

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Tribals are soft targets for police and rebels: Sociologist Nandini Sundar


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court gets tough with the Chhattisgarh government following public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the anti-Maoist Salwa Judum, sociologist ... Read more...

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India’s human rights defenders need better protection: UN expert


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) An independent United Nations human rights expert has called on Indian authorities to do much more to ensure a safe and conducive environment for human rights defenders ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to meet Chidambaram, discuss Naxal activities


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will meet Union Minister P Chidambaram here today after the two leaders exchanged a series of letters on the law ... Read more...

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379 Maoists on hunger strike in Chhattisgarh jail


January 13th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) As many as 379 Maoists lodged in a jail in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district continued their hunger strike for the second day Wednesday, demanding that they be released ... Read more...

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Govt. successfully neutralized terror modules: Chidambaram


January 4th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the government continued to build capacity and successfully neutralised a number of terror modules in the country. ... Read more...

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Arrested arms dealer’s shops raided in Himachal


December 27th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police Monday sealed five shops of an arms dealer who was arrested near the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh Sunday for allegedly supplying arms to ... Read more...

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Internal security situation improving, says Home Ministry


December 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday said the government took several measures in 2010 to meet the internal security challenges following which the nation is better ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says two-pronged strategy will continue to solve Naxalite problem


December 7th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the Centre's two- pronged anti- Naxalite strategy will continue and there is no better alternative.Speaking at a seminar ... Read more...

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Dealing with security-related challenges in country has improved: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that in the two years since the terrorist attack on Mumbai by Pakistani terrorists, dealing with security-related challenges in ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists condemn Indian operation against rebels


November 28th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 28 (IANS) A year after India started paramilitary operations against its own outlawed Maoist party and nearly five months after security forces killed a top guerrilla leader, Nepal's ... Read more...

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‘Development is the only answer to tackling Naxalism’


November 27th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Atul N PatneyAn officer at the grassroots level shares innovative development schemes for tribalsGadchiroli (Maharashtra), Nov.27 (ANI): The right approach to tackling Naxalism can be illustrated by this incident at Lohri, ... Read more...

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Security forces bust Maoist camp in Bastar


November 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Shankar SarathiBastar (Chhattisgarh), Nov.26 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police and Central Reserve Police Force personnel in a joint operation busted a Maoist camp in Narayanpur area in Bastar District.Superintendent of Police, Bastar, ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz slams Omar Abdullah for linking his movement to Maoists


November 20th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 20 (ANI): Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of moderate faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), on Saturday rejected Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement there were "visible ... Read more...

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The young in Chattisgarh have education , but want it linked to careers


November 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Niranjan Kumar Chhattisgarh, Nov 17 (ANI): Chhattisgarh recently celebrated its 10th year of inception, a momentous landmark in the life of a young state and an old region. It is a ... Read more...

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CPI-M mouthpiece attacks Ray even after death


November 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), which was scathing in its attacks on former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray when he was alive, was Sunday ... Read more...

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India expresses concern over training to Indian Naxalites in Nepal


November 7th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): India has expressed concern over Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas providing arms and training to Indian Naxalites, prompting Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala to assure an investigation into the issue. ... Read more...

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