North East has always been key focus of Maoist expansion plans, but local conditions and politics stalled growth
Even though the history and social structure of the North East including Assam and Tripura has prevented Maoists from gaining a foothold, they have not been completely wiped out. Their focus is to build a support base instead of arming the masses which was evident in central India
Bhima Koregaon arrests: Letters can't be evidence of conspiracy till probe proves activist-CPI (Maoist) collusion
While the letters seized during the Bhima Koregaon raids, the veracity of which have to be proved in a trial, suggest alleged organisational affiliation of some of the arrested individuals, how these letters attribute organisational role of the CPI (Maoist) party in Elgar Parishad by way of which they directly provoked the violence in Bhima Koregaon as stated by the Maharshtra Police is unclear.
As BJP draws flak for arrest of activists in Bhima Koregaon case, document reveals UPA took a similar line in 2013
The UPA affidavit also noted the 'effectiveness' of the Maoists' propaganda machinery and stated that taking any legal action against these people has a counter effect as it fetches a lot of 'negative publicity' to the government
Bhima Koregaon arrests: Police releases letters linked to activists, claims evidence proves Maoist connection
In the Bhima Koregaon riots case, the Maharashtra police on Friday claimed that the civil rights activists arrested in the countrywide raids on 6 June and 28 August were hatching a conspiracy.
Varavara Rao under house arrest: Poet-activist says police framed him in Bhima Koregaon violence case based on false statements
"I am saying it from the beginning, that on basis of false statements, a case was filed against me. I have faith in the law," Varavara Rao said.
Long before Bhima Koregaon riot, 128 organisations with ties to CPI (Maoist) were put on watch list by UPA-II
In December 2012, the UPA government wrote a missive to all the states to take appropriate action against persons involved with 128 organisations it had identified
The District Reserve Guard (DRG) of the Chhattisgarh Police has eliminated 15 Maoists at Miltkatong village in Sukma district on Monday morning.
'Anti-fascist front' was behind Elgar Parishad, no direct Maoist link to Bhima Koregaon violence: Ravindra Kadam
Outgoing joint commissioner of police Ravindra Kadam said on Thursday that no Maoist link has been found in the Bhima Koregaon violence last December, though an 'anti-fascist front' was behind the 'Elgar Parishad' (conclave) held in Pune
Demonetisation caused little disruption to Maoist economy in Bastar, extortion major source of funding
Forest produce and timber are another major sources of income for the Maoists in Bastar.
After Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis receives death threat; letter speaks of 'retribution' for Gadchiroli encounter
Minutes after news broke that a Maoist were plotting the murder of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reports have now surfaced that Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and his family also received a death threat on Friday.
Letter reveals Maoists planned Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Narendra Modi; MHA calls it hollow threat
In one of the letters from one Prakash to Wilson, it is stated that the Bhima Koregaon agitation was losing its steam, and cadres should keep it alive.
The Naxals have developed "very lethal" ammunition like 'rambo arrows' as part of their new IED armoury to launch attacks on security forces
Maharashtra Police announces bounty up to Rs 60 lakhs on most wanted CPI (Maoist) members: A look at top Naxal leaders
The Maharashtra Police recently released an advertisement announcing a bounty on five most-wanted members of CPI (Maoist), including top leaders such as Malojulla Venugopal, Sahyadri Teltumbde and Narmadakka
Top Maoist leader Jampanna, wife surrender before Telangana Police following 'ideological differences' with CPI (Maoist)
Ginugu Narsimha Reddy alias Jampanna, the central committee member of the CPI (Maoist), and his wife Anitha alias Rajitha, also an activist of the banned outfit, surrendered following ideological differences with the organisation
Maoists seek to revamp their outfit, come out with retirement plan for aged and physically unfit leaders
The banned CPI (Maoist) has come out with a retirement scheme for its aged and physically unfit leaders in a bid to relieve them of underground activities and also revamp the organisation.
Maoist violence drops by over 50% in six years as Left-wing extremists' grip weakens in red bastions
There has been a 52.6 percent drop in incidents of Maoist violence between 2010 and 2016, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of ministry of home affairs (MHA) data
50 years of Naxalbari movement: From rich landlords, the new enemy is the RSS-BJP combine, says CPI(ML) Liberation
Amid the scorching heat and oppressive humidity on 25 May — the 50th anniversary of the Naxalbari movement, the successors of Charu Majumdar, Kanu Sanyal and Jangal Santhal gathered in the village of Naxalbari in West Bengal and pledged to initiate a new beginning for the movement
Sukma attack aftermath: CRPF launches search based on surrendered Maoist leader Nakul Yadav's inputs
A huge cache of arms was recovered after the Central Reserve Police Force and the Jharkhand Police on Thursday carried out an anti-Maoist operation on the inputs provided by a CPI (Maoist) commander who had surrendered.
The Maoist cadre that attacked and killed 25 CRPF personnel at Burkapal in Sukma district on 24 April in an ambush, has justified its action by releasing a purported audio
At least 25 CRPF personnel were killed and six wounded in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district Monday, the deadliest attack by Maoists targeting security forces this year.