New Delhi, Sep 10: In the year 2017, a report prepared by the United States of America had said that the CPI-Maoist is the deadliest terror outfit in India. Looking at the casualty rate and number of lives naxal related violence had claimed, it is only behind the Taliban, Islamic State and Boko Haram.
Mumbai, Sep 9: The Pune police claimed on Saturday that all the seven organisations, to which some of the left-wing activists arrested recently for alleged Maoist links belonged, were fronts of the banned CPI (Maoist).
New Delhi, Aug 30: The urban movement is the main source for providing leadership and resources to the CPI(Maoist). The responsibility for provision of supplies, technologies, expertise, information and other logistic support is also shouldered by the overground activists in urban centres, officials have said.
New Delhi, July 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a Left Wing Extremism funding case.
In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Intelligence Bureau had issued several warnings regarding the security of Narendra Modi, who was then running for Prime Minister. All the reports had a clear indication that the threats were by external agencies, who were backing groups such as the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and the Students Islamic Movement of India.
One person has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency on the charge that he was collecting funds for the proscribed organisation, CPI (Maoists).
In the crackdown against naxalites and their friends in the urban areas, there is plenty of information on their modus operandi that has been coming out. The Special Intelligence Branch which keeps a close watch on their activities say that there is a new sense of desperation that can be seen, due to dip in geographical territory and more importantly the drying up of funds.
The National Investigation Agency has filed a charge sheet against 15 terrorists of the CPI (Maoist) in connection with the killing of an MLA and three others.
The daughter of a Kerala BJP worker has appealed for help through a Facebook video stating that CPM workers are threatening to kill her father. A class XI student who is the daughter of a BJP worker from Kasargod in Kerala said that CPM workers were threatening to kill her father Sukumaran for joining the BJP.
A Lok Sabha MP from Kerala has lashed out at journalist, Arnab Goswami following an unruly debate on a television show. TV, Kerala Communist Party of India (Marxist) Lok Sabha MP from Palakkad, M B Rajesh has written an open letter to Goswami and this has been shared widely on Facebook. Requests for a Malayalam translation of the letter too have been made by many.