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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More than 24 hours after the attack, police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven STF personnel killed on Saturday in a Naxal ambush in Polampalli forests in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
Airlifting was our plan to gain confidence of polling officers who were going to the Naxal infested areas.
Naxal violence marred Bihar on the eve of the polling, where the two CRPF men were killed and another four security men severely injured in a landmine blast in Jamui district, according to (http://www.
Other initiatives for ensuring effective implementation of MGNREGA in naxal affected areas have also been taken like a convergence project with National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) in 250 most backward blocks of the country.
Mumbai: Following the dastardly Naxal attack in Chattishgarh, the Maharashtra government wants to tackle left-wing extremism through special laws and an exclusive authority to clear and implement development projects in Naxal-affected regions of the state.
The reports blame the attack on Naxal rebels who have been fighting the Indian government for years to press their demands for better treatment of the poor and of tribal peoples.
The Naxal rebels have a strong presence in many central states of India, and have been described by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the "country's biggest security threat".
According to the minister, road projects worth about Rs 300 crore had been halted in the interior areas of Bastar region due to Naxal terror.
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The Election Commission as well as the state police are taking extra precautions to thwart any Naxal attack.
Senior security personnel have already reached the spot where the Naxal attack occured.
The company has already established towers in some naxal affected states, which just need to be maintained