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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Summary: Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India] Aug 30 (ANI): A District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawan was injured in an IED blast by Naxals in Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh on Friday.
The Naxals in Indian state of Chhattisgarh have announced full support to the people of occupied Kashmir in their struggle for freedom from Indian occupation.
Five people including a CISF jawan were killed after Naxals blew up a bus using an improvised explosive device (IED) near Bacheli in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district as the state prepares to go for the first phase of elections on November 12, according the Statesman.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Four Naxals were killed and two paramilitary troopers wounded Friday in an overnight gunfight in India's eastern state of Jharkhand, officials said.
The police squad came under heavy fire from the Naxals. Additional security
About 2,000 security forces belonging to the state police, CRPF and Special Task Force were involved in the gunbattle in which the Naxals fired around 5,000 rounds.
" After our ongoing operations, we have taken back 4,000 square km from the control of the Naxals.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Three Naxals surrendered before the police here on Wednesday.
Summary: NEW DELHI(Cihan) - Naxals blew- up railway tracks between Daniya and Dumari stations in Bokaro on Monday (June 20) morning.
were killed on Tuesday evening, when Naxals (a group of armed rebels) attcked
Summary: Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug 21 (ANI): A road near Kondasawli on Sukma-Dantewada border was cut at about 20 places and three IEDs (Improvised explosive device) were planted by Naxals, with the aim to attack security forces.
The first encounter took place between security forces and Naxals in