CPI (Maoist) maybe 6th deadliest terror outfit, but their urban friends are more dangerous

naxals2.jpgWhile one would associate the Naxal movement to the jungles and rural areas, security agencies flag the rise of the urban Naxal force and say that this is more lethal

When the Narendra Modi government took over in the year 2014, two key areas which required attention were internal security and development. During the analysis that were conducted after taking over as Prime Minister, Modi was advised to focus extensively on the Naxal menace.

The threat from the Naxalites was bigger when compared to the one from the Islamic terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba or Jaish-e-Mohammad. What made the threat from the Naxalites even more dangerous is that it was internal and worse, they had an eco-system in the cities, which would propagate and sympathise on their behalf.

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No cause: Naxals extort money from poor locals, invest it in cooperative banks, mutual funds

New Delhi, Oct 19: The National Investigation Agency has made a crucial arrest in a naxal related case. The NIA arrested Lalita Devi, an accused in the case relating to the seizure of a large amount of cash from the operatives of the CPI (Maoist).

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No cause: Naxals extort money from poor locals, invest it in cooperative banks, mutual funds

New Delhi, Oct 19: The National Investigation Agency has made a crucial arrest in a naxal related case. The NIA arrested Lalita Devi, an accused in the case relating to the seizure of a large amount of cash from the operatives of the CPI (Maoist).

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What the urban naxals are not telling us: Their jungle friends are taking up govt jobs

naxalsbNew 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.

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Arrested activists were part of Maoist fronts says police

img_0138Mumbai, 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).

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Urban naxal movement prime source for leadership and resource to 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.

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Man who laundered money for top naxals arrested in Gujarat

New Delhi, July 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a Left Wing Extremism funding case.

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External in 2014, this time the threat to Modi is ‘Made in India’

narendra-modi1-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.

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NIA arrests one more for collecting funds for naxalites

One person has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency on the charge that he was collecting funds for the proscribed organisation, CPI (Maoists).

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Split wide open: How Dalits are revolting within the naxal ranks

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.

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