New Delhi, Dec 26: The National Investigation Agency on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said.
Gogoi, whose custody was to end on Friday, has been booked under various sections of Indian Penal Code and stringent Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act, the officials said.
Be it CAB protests or plot to assassinate Modi that rears its head, security agencies have said on several occasions that Left-Wing terrorism is the most lethal threat that India faces. It is deep-rooted and emanates from within the system, thus making it extremely dangerous
Be it the Bhima Koregaon incident or the protests in the aftermath of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, there is always a Left and Naxal angle to it.
The security agencies have said on several occasions that Left-Wing terrorism is the most lethal threat that India faces. It is deep-rooted and it emanates from within the system, thus making it extremely dangerous.
New Delhi, Dec 18: The National Investigation Agency and Special Investigation Team will probe the violence that erupted in Assam following the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parliament. Assam minister Himanta Biswas Saram accused vested interests and Islamic organisations of being behind the violence.
He said that there was a conspiracy to burn down the entire secretariat. He also accused certain Congress members of urging the mob to gather in front of the Secretariat and indulge in anti-social activities. He however added that the AASU and the AJYCP were not involved in the incident.
While 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.
Pune, Nov 19: A letter dated September 25 2017 written by one naxalite to another speaks about the willingness of the Congress to help intensify nationwide protests. This letter was made public, when the Pune police submitted the same before a court as evidence. The letter was written by one Com Prakash to Com Surendra.
New Delhi, Nov 7: A leadership change, followed by a plethora of surrenders. There was plenty of activity, where the naxalites were concerned. The police probing the killing of a TDP MLA and a former lawmaker at Araku has revealed that the top naxalite leader, Muppala Lakshman Rao alias Ganapathy has been replaced.
The naxalites were raising funds from contractors in a bid to carry out an armed struggle, the National Investigation Agency said. In its chargesheet filed before a special court in Ranchi, the NIA said that the armed struggle was being carried out with an intent of overthrowing the Indian government.