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Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries
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Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries

Dalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview

Three Kerala districts added to Maoist watchlist even as Centre claims shrinking red terror, limits it to 30 worst-hit areas
India

Three Kerala districts added to Maoist watchlist even as Centre claims shrinking red terror, limits it to 30 worst-hit areas

Forty-four districts in the country are no longer under the influence of Maoists or have a negligible presence and most of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is now confined only to 30 worst-hit districts

Anti-Maoist operations will be stepped up in Odisha, surrendered insurgents will be rehabilitated, says DGP RP Sharma
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Anti-Maoist operations will be stepped up in Odisha, surrendered insurgents will be rehabilitated, says DGP RP Sharma

The Odisha police has decided to step up operations against the Maoists and bring in necessary changes in the strategy to deal with the Naxalites.

'Frustrated Maoists' losing foothold, claims Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, terms Naxals as anti-development
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'Frustrated Maoists' losing foothold, claims Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, terms Naxals as anti-development

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh says "frustrated Maoists" are losing their footholds due to the joint actions of the state and central governments which have put the state on the path of development

Rajnath Singh asserts Naxalism on its last leg in India, says Maoists resorting to cowardly ambushes
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Rajnath Singh asserts Naxalism on its last leg in India, says Maoists resorting to cowardly ambushes

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the "serious" challenge of Naxalism in the country has entered its "last leg" and Maoists are now resorting to coward ambushes against security forces as they are unable to undertake a direct fight

'Naxalism on its last legs in Chhattisgarh': Raman Singh hails state govt for development works
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'Naxalism on its last legs in Chhattisgarh': Raman Singh hails state govt for development works

Naxalism in Chhattisgarh is on its last legs, Chief Minister Raman Singh claimed on Wednesday, saying that Maoists are carrying out sporadic attacks in the state "out of frustration".

News18's Rising India Summit Day 2: Rajnath Singh talks on India's challenges; Nirmala Sitharaman quashes charges of scam in Rafale deal
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News18's Rising India Summit Day 2: Rajnath Singh talks on India's challenges; Nirmala Sitharaman quashes charges of scam in Rafale deal

On the second day of News18's Rising India Summit in New Delhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Singh stressed on the need for a collective effort in 'rising India'

News18's Rising India Summit: Rajnath Singh offered a lot of solutions on Naxalism but govt still has a long way to go
India

News18's Rising India Summit: Rajnath Singh offered a lot of solutions on Naxalism but govt still has a long way to go

Rajnath Singh said at News18's Rising India Summit that strong decisions and strong legislation need to be taken for the interest of nation-building.

Jawan killed in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district as IED planted by Naxals goes off during area domination operation
India

Jawan killed in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district as IED planted by Naxals goes off during area domination operation

A jawan of the DRG was killed when a pressure bomb planted by Naxals went off in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district this morning, police said.

Goods train derail in Chhatisgarh's Dantewada after Naxals upoort track; no injuries so far
India

Goods train derail in Chhatisgarh's Dantewada after Naxals upoort track; no injuries so far

Six wagons and the locomotive of a goods train derailed on the Kirandul-Visakhapatnam railway section in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Sunday after Naxalites removed tracks to disrupt train traffic on the eve of a bandh called by them, an official said.

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Raman Singh targets fourth straight win but Ajit Jogi may prove actual kingmaker
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Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Raman Singh targets fourth straight win but Ajit Jogi may prove actual kingmaker

Elections in Chhattisgarh have traditionally been a two-horse race between the Congress and BJP, and it's likely to remain so this time as well

Chhattisgarh governor says 'path of dialogue open' for Naxals if they respect Constitution, shun arms
India

Chhattisgarh governor says 'path of dialogue open' for Naxals if they respect Constitution, shun arms

Chhattisgarh governor Balramji Das Tandon on Friday said doors are open for talks with Naxals if they give up arms and respect the Constitution.

Chhattisgarh: Four policemen killed, seven injured in encounter with Naxals in Narayanpur district
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Chhattisgarh: Four policemen killed, seven injured in encounter with Naxals in Narayanpur district

Four police personnel, including two sub-inspectors, were killed and seven others injured in a gun-fight with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Wednesday, police said.

Centre's revamped Naxal strategy working? Only 58 districts affected by Left-Wing Extremism in 2017, reveals MHA report
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Centre's revamped Naxal strategy working? Only 58 districts affected by Left-Wing Extremism in 2017, reveals MHA report

The Centre's revamped strategy to tackle the Naxal menace seems to be bearing fruit, with statistics showing there were only 58 districts affected by Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) in 2017, said a report on The Times of India

Maharashtra: Miffed over doctors skipping his event, Union minister Hansraj Ahir tells them 'to join Naxals'
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Maharashtra: Miffed over doctors skipping his event, Union minister Hansraj Ahir tells them 'to join Naxals'

Miffed over senior doctors remaining absent from a function he was attending at a government hospital in Maharashtra, Union Minister Hansraj Ahir on Monday said "these people" should join the Naxals if they don't believe in democracy, and the government will then shoot them down.

Maoists seek to revamp their outfit, come out with retirement plan for aged and physically unfit leaders
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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.

Battle against Naxalism: Andhra Pradesh security forces engage in psy-ops to gain strategic edge over Maoists
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Battle against Naxalism: Andhra Pradesh security forces engage in psy-ops to gain strategic edge over Maoists

Andhra police have launched a counter-campaign against Maoists in the state to paralyse the front organisations of their sympathisers and activists.

Patriotism can counter terrorism, naxalism, separatism and corruption, says Yogi Adityanath
India

Patriotism can counter terrorism, naxalism, separatism and corruption, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said patriotism can counter the menace of terrorism, naxalism and corruption.

Raghubar Das exudes confidence in Jharkhand Police to end naxalism by December, says 2018 will be crime-free
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Raghubar Das exudes confidence in Jharkhand Police to end naxalism by December, says 2018 will be crime-free

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on said that the state would be free from the menace of naxalism by the beginning of 2018.

Congress says demonetisation didn't affect Maoism, says 17 Naxal attacks took place since note ban
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Congress says demonetisation didn't affect Maoism, says 17 Naxal attacks took place since note ban

The Congress on Friday said the central government's claim that demonetisation will end Left wing extremism has been proven wrong,