13 (ANI): An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast by Naxalites
in Kistaram area of Sukma district claimed the lives of nine CRPF personnel and injured several others on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, at a press conference, former Naxalites
Noor Sridhar alias Noor Zulfiqar and Sirimane Nagaraj ruled out the possibility of Naxalites
' involvement in the killing of Lankesh.
He said Lankesh had supported Naxalites
and was trying to bring them to the mainstream.
Twenty- five CRPF personnel were killed in an ambush laid by the naxalites
in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh at a time when they were providing protection for a new road being constructed there.
Since the uprising of the Naxalites
in 1967, 6,000 people have been killed in fighting between the Naxalites
and counter-insurgency operations by the police, and its paramilitary forces.
Few people would remember that one of the first places where the Naxalites
struck was a village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.
In Managing Conflicts in India, Bidisha Biswas, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Western Washington University, examines how the Indian state dealt with two separatist movements, Punjab (1984-1993) and Kashmir (1989-present), and India's Maoist guerrilla movement (the Naxalites
However, he has ruled out using the Indian Army to flush out the left-wing rebels from at least seven states where Naxalites
exercise control over various swaths of land, although most of it is in jungle areas.
YEN\u304 DELH\u304 (C\u304 HAN)- Naxalites
who are only known for terror and violence today initiated a unique campaign as they stepped in to unlock the doors of a school which wasn\'92t being inaugurated for a long time.
first emerged in 1967 in the village of Naxalbari in West Bengal and spread throughout the central states of Bihar, Orissa, and Andhra Pradesh until it was violently suppressed by state and paramilitary forces by 1972.
Are the Naxalites
expanding into the Indian Punjab?