NIA exposes unholy naxal-contractor nexus in killing of police personnel

New Delhi, May 01: The National Investigation Agency has charged 34 naxalites in connection with the killing of four police personnel in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

The case pertains to the deadly attack on the police patrolling party by the naxalites on November 22 2019 in which four police personnel were martyred.

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With terror, naxal cases on the rise, NIA sets up branch at Ranchi

New Delhi, Nov 06: The National Investigation Agency has set up an office in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The office at HEC Colony, Sector 2, Dhruva, Ranchi was inaugurated by by Y C Modi, the director of the NIAS. DGP of Jharkhand, M V V Rao was also present at the occasion.

NIA had set up a Camp Office at Ranchi, in June, 2017, which has now been upgraded to full- fledged Branch Office headed by an SP rank officer. 

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Muppalla Laxman Rao likely to surrender: Why it signals a further fall of the naxal ideology

New Delhi, Sep 02: There are reports that top naxal leader, Muppalla Laxman Rao alias Ganapati has offered to surrender. He offered to surrender to the police owing to ill-health.

Ganapati is still part of the central committee of the Maoist Party, but has not been very active and has been hiding in the forests in Chhattisgarh.

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Naxal link to CAB protests: NIA raids home of Akhil Gogoi

akhil-gogoi-newNew 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.

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From Elgar to CAB to assassinating Modi, Left-Wing Extremism is India’s biggest security threat

madras-university-protest-CAB-mnBe 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.

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High level probe initiated as NIA busts naxal link to Assam violence

cab-protests-newNew 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.

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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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