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 term Naxalites comes from Naxalbari, a small village in West Bengal, where a section of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) led by Kanu Sanyal,and Jangal Santhal initiated a violent uprising against the government in 1967.
Already Citibank has identified Naxalites as one of the risk factors of inward investments into the country, along with disputes arising out of land acquisition proposals by industrial groups.
I think this will deliver a very telling blow against Naxalites," said Union Home Secretary R.
He said the encounter between the jawans and Naxalites lasted more than two hours.
Shinde further revealed that he was aware of the threat posed by Naxalites, but added that he would have consultations with his officials and then decide on the future course of action.
THE Centre may be pumping crores to wipe out Naxalites in the country but the anti- rebel operation has scarcely made a dent on the seemingly infallible Maoist camps in Jharkhand.
It carries out actions against Dalits and other members of the scheduled caste community as well as the Naxalites.
Chidambaram said the government may have to revisit its policy of not using the air force in the fight against Naxalites.
Head constable Hassan was among the 120 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel of the 62nd battalion who were ambushed by over 1,000 Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada area on Tuesday.
During the 2004 talks, both the Andhra government and PW Naxalites had their own hidden agenda.
Talking to media at the information center of the Golden Temple, he said that the fight against Naxalites was a long one, but the government is confident about tackling it effectively.
So, they will also concentrate on how to deal with Naxalites.