wing extremism

Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Stating that Maoist cadres in the country were gaining in strength, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde warned Thursday that they were displaying the military ... Read more...

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Bengal virtually free from Maoist threat: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Conceding that three states of the country continued to be "badly affected" by left wing extremism, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said West Bengal ... Read more...

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Maoism continues to be major problem: PM


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday described Maoism as continuing to be "a major problem" and sought cooperation from the states in tackling the ... Read more...

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Assam plans new cells to tackle Maoists, fake currency


May 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) The Assam government will soon set up two separate cells of the state police to tackle Maoist activities and the menace of counterfeit currency, Chief ... Read more...

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Allow compensation for erosion, Gogoi asks PM


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include erosion in the list of calamities admissible for assistance so that ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh CM warns against unilateral decisions on security


April 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said coordinated action between state and central governments was needed to tackle internal security challenges and warned ... Read more...

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Maoist movement growing in Assam: Gogoi


April 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Concerned about the growing Maoist movement in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Monday that the central government should include the state in the framework ... Read more...

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PM opens security meet, flags left-wing extremism


April 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Left-wing extremism, religious fundamentalism and ethnic violence are major challenges facing the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Monday and urged states to ... Read more...

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CMs to discuss internal security in backdrop of Maoist abductions


April 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The central government and chief ministers will Monday discuss the internal security situation in the country in the backdrop of recent high-profile abductions by ... Read more...

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PM to open chief ministers’ meet on security April 16


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Police reforms, upgrading intelligence gathering system and strengthening the counter-terrorism mechanism in the country will top the agenda of the annual chief ministers' conference ... Read more...

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India to discuss security challenges with state governments


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The central government will meet all state chief ministers Monday to discuss internal security challenges and measures to tackle them, particularly the threats posed ... Read more...

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When it’s about drinking water, Maoists help government


March 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi (Jharkhand), March 11 (IANS) Maoists might not welcome roads - fearing these would provide access to their hideouts - but extend full "cooperation" to the government machinery when it ... Read more...

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PM terms food security bill historic, seeks PDS reform


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Terming the food security bill "historic", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the states to speedily reform the public distribution system (PDS) so that ... Read more...

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Panchayat system to be boosted in Maoist-affected districts: Ramesh


January 26th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) With a view to accelerate rural development in left-wing extremism affected districts of West Bengal, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government would ... Read more...

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Odisha denies Bonda tribe’s exploitation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) The authorities in Odisha Wednesday denied that the primitive Bonda tribe in the state was in any way being exploited by tourists but ordered an inquiry ... Read more...

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Development answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia Gandhi (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral resources ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday that left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral ... Read more...

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Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said development was the answer to left-wing extremism that was posing a major challenge to public order and governance ... Read more...

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Development is answer to Left extremism, says Sonia


December 16th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said implementing development programmes is the answer to Left-wing extremism, which is posing a challenge to public order and ... Read more...

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Rubbish to say Kishanji died in fake gunbattle: Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Rebutting allegations that top Maoist leader Kishanji was killed in a "fake encounter", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the security forces took ... Read more...

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Maoists can be countered by redressing socio-economic problems: Expert


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Terming the Maoist movement in the country as "a socio-economic problem", a former top cop Tuesday said the menace can be better tackled by addressing the ... Read more...

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Maoists kill contractor in Odisha


December 4th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (IANS) Maoists Saturday killed a contractor in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The rebels shot dead middle-aged Ruben Bidika near Bikarmpur, about 500 km from Bhubaneswar, while he ... Read more...

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Wanted: Women to drive development in Maoist areas


November 20th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In an effort to bridge the development deficit in areas seen as Maoist hotbeds, the government is encouraging young women to take up the challenge ... 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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Time right to curb corruption: PM


October 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that "the time was right to move decisively to curb corruption in public life and improve the processes ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for terror, preventive action against graft: President


October 29th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday said the central and state governments have to work together to achieve zero tolerance to terrorist activities and also called ... Read more...

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Two-days conference on law and order, internal security


October 28th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A two-day conference of governors, focusing on law and order and internal security, will begin here Saturday.President Pratibha Patil will preside over the meet ... Read more...

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Tribalsvictims of state apathy, says Ramesh


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a two-track approach to deal with left-wing extremism, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday that there was need to recognise tribals as ... Read more...

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Guns give way to Puja revelry in Maoist belt


October 4th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Oct 4 (IANS) The festivities of Durga Puja, in celebration of the goddess and her 'children' descending on earth, have begun across West Bengal -- including in ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Delhi blasts reminders of terror challenge: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday termed the recent blasts in Mumbai and Delhi as "grim reminders of the grave challenge" from terrorism to India's ... Read more...

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PM seeks ‘integrated action for development’ in Maoist areas


September 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for "integrated action" in Maoist areas towards "sustainable development for all", also stressing on learning from the grassroot ... Read more...

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PM’s address at National Integration Council meet


September 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's address at the 15th National Integration Council meeting here Saturday:"I am very happy to welcome ... Read more...

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Maoist-affected states can hire private choppers


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Tuesday said some states have been allowed to hire private helicopters for their anti-Maoist operations."To meet the shortfall, the Left-wing extremism affected states ... Read more...

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13 new armed police units for Maoist areas


August 1st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The government has approved raising of 13 new Specialised India Reserve Battalions (SIRBs), a central armed police force, with engineering components for deployment in ... Read more...

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Norway killing suspect may get 21 years in jail (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The person suspected of carrying out terrorist attacks in Norway will be charged for terrorist activity, while the maximum prison sentence in Norway is 21 ... Read more...

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