Naxalite


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Naxalite

(ˈnʌksəˌlaɪt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of an extreme Maoist group in India that originated in 1967 in West Bengal and which employs tactics of agrarian terrorism and direct action
[C20: named after Naxalbari, a town in West Bengal where the movement started]
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The terror group, responsible for a series of attacks across the country, has developed strong links with some Naxalite cadres and Jharkhand, which is believed to be a Maoist stronghold, is emerging as its new hub, suggest fresh intelligence inputs accessed by M AIL T ODAY .
The Indian prime minister had earlier described Naxalite insurgency as the country's biggest internal security threat.
Though it was well known in the police and government circles that the renegade Naxalite had turned informer and had been extending help in the elimination of top Maoists, it is for the first time that a top police official of that period has come out openly with the facts.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Indian government ordered the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe Saturday's brutal attacks on a convoy of the country's ruling Congress party by left-wing Naxalite rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh.
The film is essentially an emotional story about two friends, set in the backdrop of the Naxalite movement, a burning problem in several parts of our country.
Thiruvananthapuram A former inspector general of police in Kerala, K Lakshmana, who was convicted in the Naxalite Varghese case and was serving a life term in prison, has been freed following a remission granted by the state government.
The word Naxal, Naxalite or Naksalvadi is a generic term used to refer to various militant Communist groups operating in different parts of India under different organizational envelopes.
This is the biggest anti- Naxalite operation in Saranda, and Jharkhand.
He also said that target for 2018 will be to launch offensive intelligence based operations in Naxalite core areas.
Thiruvananthapuram Four decades after the legendary murder of Arikkad Varghese, a Naxalite (Maoist) in north Kerala, a senior police officer has been handed life imprisonment by the Central Bureau of Investigation Court in Kochi.
But now, after a series of Naxalite attacks, the situation has changed and the movie is set to be released on July 9.
Summary: Nirmal (Telangana) [India], Dec 26 (ANI): A 21-year-old Naxalite surrendered before the Superintendent of Police (SP) in Telangana's Nirmal district on Tuesday.