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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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, 2004--present).
However, he has ruled out using the Indian Army to flush out the left-wing rebels from at least seven states where Naxalites are active.
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.
The Naxalites 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?