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NIA arrests three for aiding murder of Chhattishgarh BJP MLA, four policemen by Maoists
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NIA arrests three for aiding murder of Chhattishgarh BJP MLA, four policemen by Maoists

The attack was probed by the Chhattisgarh Police before the NIA took over the investigation on 17 May last year

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests DU prof Hany Babu in Mumbai; tells wife 'hidden folder' establishes him as Maoist
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Bhima Koregaon case: NIA arrests DU prof Hany Babu in Mumbai; tells wife 'hidden folder' establishes him as Maoist

According to reports, the NIA has said that Babu was propagating Maoist ideology and Naxal activities and that he was a co-conspirator with other arrested accused in the case

Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect
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Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect

As a proof of their claim, they have issued photos of the three Maoists killed along with their names, area of operation and villages they belonged to

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details
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Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details

In this joint operation, none of the slain or injured belonged to CoBRA battalion, as the CRPF headquarters clarified.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Meeting to review violence in Pune underway; Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar and state HM Anil Deshmukh in attendance
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Bhima-Koregaon case: Meeting to review violence in Pune underway; Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar and state HM Anil Deshmukh in attendance

While some rights activists were arrested in the Koregaon Bhima case by the Pune city police, their rural counterparts had booked Hindutva leaders Milind Ekbote and Sambhaji Bhide for allegedly inciting violence.

Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005
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Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005

The minutes of the meeting reviewed by Firstpost revealed that the Chhattisgarh representative assured that the state government will ensure those willing to return have forest rights as well as houses, drinking water facilities, hospitals and other amenities.

Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar for first time; shoot-on-sight orders issued to security forces
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Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar for first time; shoot-on-sight orders issued to security forces

Shoot-on-sight orders have been issued to security forces deployed across Left-Wing Extremism affected states after a 'serious and new' threat of possession and operation of drones by Maoist cadres came to light recently

'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties': Ahead of Chitrakot bypolls, Maoists nail warnings on trees for Bastar villagers
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'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties': Ahead of Chitrakot bypolls, Maoists nail warnings on trees for Bastar villagers

Chitrakot Assembly bypolls: The Bastar police has claimed that the Darbha Committee of the CPI (Maoist) even put a wooden plank at village panchayat office at Toynar with a handwritten note asking villagers: 'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties'

Chhattisgarh security forces recover IED targeting police station from Sukma district; explosive defused
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Chhattisgarh security forces recover IED targeting police station from Sukma district; explosive defused

Security forces in Chhattisgarh on Saturday thwarted a possible Naxal attack when they recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted along the main road in Sukma district.

Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours
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Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours

Six Naxals were killed in three separate encounters with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region on Friday night and Saturday, officials said.

Bombay HC-Vernon Gonsalves row's only merit is in offering a way to redress anti-intellectualism of our times
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Bombay HC-Vernon Gonsalves row's only merit is in offering a way to redress anti-intellectualism of our times

No knowledge should be subjugated, and yet, some knowledges always have been. The anti-intellectualism of our times is well-known and well-documented, but a way to redress it has been found wanting. If there is a merit to the fracas about Vernon Gonsalves’s material, it is in its offering of one such way.

Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments
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Narendra Modi govt launches drive against 'subversive' NGOs to tackle dangers of suspicious foreign investments

A senior official privy to the development said that officials are treating the challenges posed by these NGOs as 'fourth generation warfare', as he termed it.

Surrendered women Naxals participate in Independence Day parade at Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Dantewada
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Surrendered women Naxals participate in Independence Day parade at Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Dantewada

Naxals oppose national festivals like Republic Day and Independence Day, and hoist black flags as a mark of protest against the Indian State

Banned Maoist outfit’s Bastar division calls for struggle against State, fight for identity of adivasis on World Tribal Day
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Banned Maoist outfit’s Bastar division calls for struggle against State, fight for identity of adivasis on World Tribal Day

On the occasion of the Vishwa Adivasi Diwas (World Tribal Day) on Friday, the Maoist cadre in Chhattisgarh asked the tribals to observe it as a ‘day of struggle to protect the rights and identity of tribals’

Security forces gun down Maoist in Jharkhand's in West Singbhum district, seize huge cache of arms
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Security forces gun down Maoist in Jharkhand's in West Singbhum district, seize huge cache of arms

According to the sources in Jharkhand, acting on a tip-off, a joint operation was conducted by a team comprising 94 Battalion of the CRPF and Jharkhand Police.

Pinarayi Vijayan meets Amit Shah, seeks Centre's assistance in dealing with Maoist threat in Kerala
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Pinarayi Vijayan meets Amit Shah, seeks Centre's assistance in dealing with Maoist threat in Kerala

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday and sought Centre's assistance to deal with the Maoist threat.

TRS leader abducted by Maoists from Telangana found dead in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; police launch probe
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TRS leader abducted by Maoists from Telangana found dead in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; police launch probe

TRS leader Nalluri Srinivas Rao, who was kidnapped by Maoists from Telangana four days ago, was found dead near Puttapadu village in Sukma.

Two Naxals carrying rewards of Rs 14 lakh each killed in encounter in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat
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Two Naxals carrying rewards of Rs 14 lakh each killed in encounter in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat

The slain Naxals hailed from neighbouring Chhattisgarh and carried rewards of different amounts totalling Rs 14 lakh each.

Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields
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Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields

A nondescript village in Chhattisgarh, Chitloor has been following the path laid out by Modi for ‘annadatas’ since 2016. Nearly 2,000 tribal villagers residing in the Bakavand tehsil of the 'Maoist-hotbed' Bastar district have been using solar power in their fields.