LEFT WING EXTREMISM
89% of Maoist violence in 30 districts in 2018: Ministry of Home Affairs
The banned Communist Party of India-Maoist continues to be the most potent among the various Maoist outfits in the country and accounted for more than 88 per cent of total LWE violent incidents and resultant deaths, said the Union Home Ministry's annual report, which was released last week.
3,749 killed in Maoists violence in 10 states in 9 years: MHA
Over 3,700 people were killed in Naxal violence in 10 states, the highest in Ch...
Terrorist violence in J&K up 80% in 2018 over previous year
Importantly, the report put the infiltration attempts by terrorists into J&K in t...
Over 260 troops killed or injured in Naxal IED blasts; forces launch operations
Officials said the decision has been taken after it was seen that Maoists were increasingly relying on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to target security force personnel deployed in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) combat grid.
Sensitise unwilling beneficiaries to construct house under PMAY, Modi Govt tells states
Centre has asked states to “sensitise” people and do “proper handholding” of officials to convince people to accept the grant under the housing scheme.
NITI Aayog has not played much expected role of facilitator: Pinarayi Vijayan
There is growing realisation that it is perhaps not a substitute for the erstwhile Planning Commission," he said.
Reduction in incidents of Naxal violence in country, scenario improving: MHA
The Left Wing Extremism (LWE) scenario has been consistently improving over the years both in terms of violence and geographical spread, the Home Ministry said.
Chhattisgarh to review LWE cases against tribals
This is in contrast to the previous Raman Singh-led government’s policy of not including the views of journalists and social rights activists working in the area.
I don't recognise extreme right or extreme left: Devendra Fadnavis
"The person, or individual, or institution which is acting against Constitution, I am bound to act against them," Fadnavis said.
Naxalism will be eliminated from India in 3 years: Rajnath Singh
The minister said the force has killed 131 Maoists and militants this year while it has apprehended 1,278 of them and has effected 58 surrenders during the same time.
No curb on people's democratic rights: Rajnath Singh
Singh was answering a query on the Supreme Court's comments that "Dissent is the safety valve of democracy. If you don't allow the safety valve pressure cooker will burst".
Chhattisgarh Elections: Congress may spring a surprise after 15 years of BJP rule
Polling for 90 seats in Chhattisgarh took place in two phases. In Chhattisgarh politics, development always takes centrestage.
Big crackdown against Maoists' 'overground' supporters planned
CRPF Director General R R Bhatnagar told PTI in an interview that this fresh action is being undertaken by them in coordination with state police forces with an aim to deny 'space' to the Left Wing Extremists and to counter them beyond the field operations.
Elections 2019: Tale of 2 neighbouring state battling extremism in red corridor and its impact
As elections approach, extremism in Bihar and Jharkhand, which was carved out in November 2000, becomes a cause for worry for police and administration officials.
Cabinet approves Rs 14,025 cr for improving mobile networks in North East, Naxal affected states
The Cabinet approved investment of Rs 7,330 crore for setting up of 4,072 towers in 96 districts of 10 states that are areas affected by left wing extremism (LWE).
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