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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14 (ANI): Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) had launched an offensive against illegal poppy cultivation in the states of Jharkhand and Bihar especially in naxal dominated areas.
We have to ensure that the states take the ownership in the anti-Naxal operations where Central Armed Police Force will cooperate fully," he said in a tough message to underground Naxal outfits that have continually inflicted casualties on security forces.
AFTER ITBP deployed PEDD patrol explosive detection dogs in the Naxal affected area , the Naxals have failed to launch large ambushed on ITBP troops.
Rail Police (GRP) and STF, Who are deputed for anti-naxal operations in the 16 naxal affected districts covered under SRE scheme-Patna (Including ATS).
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.
The incident took place when a police patrol party had gone on bikes for the security of the Kuwakonda area where a road was being constructed, said RK Vij, DGP, Naxal Ops.
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.
At least 32 others were wounded in the attack blamed 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".
Out of the 16 districts in Chhattisgarh, 11 are hit by Naxal menace while five of them affected severely.
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.
The chief minister revealed that although IED detection with the present technology is difficult, the forces and state police are working together to abolish the naxal base in the region.