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DU Professor GN Saibaba And Five Others Convicted For Alleged Links With Maoists

A sessions court in Gadricholi district of Maharastra here today convicted a Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and five others for their alleged connection with the banned

The Tribal Versus Development (by Umar Khalid, JNU)

Umar Khalid a PhD research scholar at JNU, New Delhi has written an opinion article upon the root cause of the on going conflict in the tribal belt of central and eastern India.

Demonetisation A Psychlogical Terror On Common People says Maoists Document

Maoists have launched a “pamphlet war” against Centre’s demonetisation move in the districts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

The protector has become the aggressor: Kerala HC on police hunt for Maoists

The High Court of Kerala observed that the “State moved to nab Maoists like a hunter vying for prey. This is nothing but disguised aberration of law in the cloth of uniform and the protector has become the aggressor,” it criticised.

Being Maoist is not a crime, police can’t arrest merely for being a Maoist: Kerala High Court

The Kerala high court today (on May 22) said that being a “Maoist” was not a crime. The court also said that them police cannot detain a person merely for adopting Maoist ideology.

Naxalites/ Maoists gun down 13 CRPF personnel in Chhatisgarh

Media reports say that at least 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel got killed by Naxals/ Maoists in Chaattisgarh’s Sukma district. According to reports, a large number of heavily armed Naxal rebels laid a trap in Chintagufa area of Sukma district where an ‘anti-Naxal operation’ was on since last ten days. It has been learnt that the rebels attacked CRPF's 223 battalion which resulted in the death of its 13 troopers.

Naxals strike in Chhatisgarh; Chopper carrying injured CRPF men also targeted, claims police

Chhatisgarh, India: Five security personnel, including a CRPF inspector, were reportedly injured on Friday (Nov. 21) in a pressure bomb blast by Naxals in Maoist-hit Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, police said.

Narendra Modi tells Naxals to drop guns; Says Violence has no place in Gandhi’s country

Jharkhand, India: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Naxalite/ Maoist groups to drop guns and participate in “nation-building” project of the Indian state. Narendra ...

Indian paramilitary (CRPF) invokes Bollywood “Kick” to induce Tribals in Naxal/Maoist region

Chhattisgarh, India: Indian paramilitary force, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPC) has decided to screen Bollywood Movies for tribal people in areas under Naxalite/ Maoist influence. Reaching out to tribals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, CRPF has launched screening Hindi movies in Indian state's efforts to being people from the remote backward region to the (so-called) mainstream of India.

Top Naxal leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested from Odisha’s Ganjam district

Bhubaneswar, India (July 18, 2014): According to recent media reports, one of the top Naxal leaders Sabyasachi Panda has been arrested. According to media reports Sabyasachi Panda, a native of Mayurjhalia village in Nayagarh and a graduate in Mathematics, was arrested in Odisha's Ganjam district by the state police.

No talk with Naxals/ Maoists; Special funds for special force to “tackle” the Naxal movement: Rajnath Singh

According to information Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on recently spelled out the anti-Maoist policy of the Narendra Modi government, saying there will be no talks with the left-wing ultras.

Modi govt. framing new “Anti-Naxalite” strategy; Special monetry benefits, out-of turn promotions and much more for troops

As per information availed from various media reports the Indian government led by Narendra Modi is reading a new "anti-Naxalite" strategy. Under this strategy the bureaucrats and security personnel operating in Naxalite/ Maoist-hit areas may get special monetary benefits, out-of-turn promotions and choice posting after the completion of their tenure in these "dangerous" places.

India: Maoist attack puts civilians at risk of further violence – Amnesty International

New Delhi, India (May 30, 2013): The killing of 24 people, including three senior politicians and eight police personnel, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh on 25 May could further escalate violence in the state, putting more civilians - including local Adivasi (Indigenous) communities - at risk, Amnesty International has warned.

India – Government, Maoists Target Civil Society Activists: HRW report

Ranchi, India (July 30, 2012): Indian authorities and Maoist insurgents have threatened and attacked civil society activists, undermining basic freedoms and interfering with aid delivery in embattled areas of central and eastern India, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

Protest Demonstration against Bijapur Massacre

Human rights bodies to hold protest demonstration against the massacre of Adivasis of Bijapur at Delhi

New Delhi, India (July 16, 2012): As per a communiqué sent by Students for Resistance (SFR) a joint demonstration would be held in Delhi tomorrow to protest against recent massacre of Adivasis of Bijapur, Chhatisgarh by Indian armed forces.

India at war with itself

The starter question I asked myself when I was thinking about what I might usefully say here today was this: How serious a threat to stability, and perhaps even democracy, are India’s insurgency movements?

Sikh leadership extended support for the just cause and struggle of Tribal people led by Maoists

Ludhiana (April 22, 2010): In a statement issued from here, Bhai Daljeet Singh Bittu, Chairman of Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhnai), who is currently confined in Central Jail Amritsar, has expressed solidarity and support for Tribal people, fighting against atrocities, exploitation and oppression.