New Delhi, Apr 25: Kerala which has been witnessing several incidents of radicalisation has also been reporting cases relating to naxalism. In its recent chargesheet, the NIA spoke about the involvement of 20 naxalites from Kerala who were trying to strengthen the outfit and committing acts of terror against India.
Kalidas of Ramanathapuram, Sreemathi B P of Chikamangaluru, Savithri of Chickamangaluru, S Danish of Coimbatore, Vikram Gowda of Uduppi, Soman of Wayanad, Sharmila of Bijapur, R Ragavendran of Vellore, A Santhosh Kumar of Coimbatore, P Thiruvengadam of Thiruvannamalai, B G Krishnamurthy of Chickamangalur, Rajan of Thrissur, Deepak of Bijapur, Dinesh D H of Coimbatore, Karthik of Theni, Ramesh of Bangaluru, T K Rajeevan of Kannur, Ramesh of Ranippettai, Iyyappan of Virudhunagar, Annesh Babu of Thirunelveli have been charged with various sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, news agency PTI reported.
New Delhi, Apr 02: The latest raids by the National Investigation Agency at 31 locations spread across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has revealed that a journalist was passing on information about the movements by the police to the naxalites.
Investigation revealed that Pangi Naganna had been ostensibly working as a journalist and was passing information about the police movements to the leaders of CPI(Maoist). He has also been involved in instigating the villagers to obstruct combing operations of police and prevent them from entering them into villages and motivating the villagers to revolt against the police parties and hold rallies against the government, NIA officials said.
New Delhi, Dec 18: One of India’s biggest security challenges are posed by the Naxalites. They are an internal threat with an external support, which makes the battle against them even more harder. The year 2018, one could saw many hits and some misses in the battle against naxalites. Indian agencies say that the high number of surrenders this year is what was the highlight of the battle.
Hyderabad, Oct 18: There is a huge naxal threat that looms over the Telangana assembly elections 2018. The Intelligence Bureau says that naxals would look to disrupt the polling process and has advised all police stations to remain on a state of ‘very high alert.’
The busting of a huge ammunition dump belonging to the naxalites was a major breakthrough for the security agencies. The agencies recovered 15 weapons and over 260 bullet rounds, from a Left-Wing Extremism-hit area of Jharkhand.
The Gadchiroli encounter in which 40 naxalites were killed was a huge morale boost for the security forces. It was probably one of the most successful operations carried out by the forces against the red terrorists in recent times.
The National Investigation Agency has arrested a police official in connection with the killing of MLA Ramesh Munda. Sheshnath Singh, an ASI is accused of providing naxalites information about the movement of the MLA from Jharkhand which led to the killing. Loading ad
Two civil rights groups working for tribal people in Odisha and Jharkhand are acting as fronts for naxal groups, a report by the Union Home Ministry has said. The two groups were using displacement of local communities as their main plank, the report further stated.
New Delhi, Feb 7: It may have been the Naxalites who caused the derailment of the Bhubaneshwar bound Hirakhand train accident that took place at Kuneru in Andhra Pradesh. It may be recalled that on January 21 the train derailment had led to the death of 32 passengers.
The NIA has booked a case against Left-wing extremists under Section 150 of the Railways Act. A case under Sections 16 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act too has been booked. NIA officials say that the probe is being conducted and prima facie it appears that the derailment could have been caused by the Naxalites.
Bengaluru, Nov 15: Terrorists, separatists, naxalites. They have one thing in common. All of them were surgically struck by one decision that was made on November 8, 2016 by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, who announced that Rs 500 and 1,000 were no longer legal tender. The terrorists no longer have fake currency on them.
The separatists can no longer pay their stone pelters as all the black money they have are in the Rs 500 and 1,000 denomination. Naxalites are unable to operate since they do not have the money for arms and ammunition since the notes they have are in the denomination of Rs 500 and 1,000.