Lal Salam, Pakistan zindabad: Documenting anti-national acts at JNU

gateway-mnRuckus at campus is an age-old trick followed by the Left. Chants like Lal Salam or activities to back the naxalites are nothing new. Most students are used by the Opposition to set their political narrative and target the nation.

The protests at the JNU would show that the Opposition would go to any length to use students to serve their political ambitions. We witnessed this in 2015 and we are witnessing the same even today.

It is an age old trick by the Left to begin a ruckus at a campus, knowing fully well that there would be a chain reaction. In 2016, the protests began at JNU and spread to Jadhavpur and Hyderabad Universities. It is similar even today and the protests at JNU have spread to other institutions as well.

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NIA seizes documents from residence of Akhil Gogoi accused of helping naxals

akhil-gogoi-newNew Delhi, Dec 27: The National Investigation Agency has seized plenty of material from the residence of Akhil Gogoi, who is accused of helping the naxalites during the protests against the newly amended citizenship act.

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.

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False narrative: Time to look at the role of Naxals, SIMI in CAB protests

cab-protests22While protests over CAB continue to take place, we take a look at the pattern of proceedings to reveal the hand played by Naxals and SIMI in fuelling and fanning the fire

The violent protests that have broken out in various parts of the country over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is a clear indicator that it has been fanned in a particular pattern. Both leaders of the Opposition and Left-wing sympathisers have deliberately created a false narrative around the Bill and fanned violence, as a result of which public property has been damaged in large measures.

Going by the advisory of the Ministry of Home Affairs and a report prior to that by the Intelligence Bureau, it becomes clear that the violence has been stage managed as a result of which it has become a chain reaction.

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Attack on Congress convoy: NIA arrests key lady naxalite

New Delhi, Nov 30: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Sumitra Punem, a naxalite involved in the attack on a convoy of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh.

The NIA says that she was a team member of the Darbha Division Committee of the CPI (Maoist) formation in Chhattisgarh which carried out the attack.

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3 years since demonetisation: How this decision helped India’s war against terror

demonetisationThe effects of demonetisation that is unseen is the crippling effect it has had on terror funding

It has been three years since the decision on demonetisation. On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 note would no longer be legal tender.

There have been arguments both for and against. However here we take a look at how the decision had an impact in India’s war against terror. The aftereffects of demonetisation were first felt in the Naxalite strongholds.

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Kerala set to become southern corridor for Naxals: Here’s why the state should take a cue from the Centre

The counter to the Naxal movement from the Centre serves as valuable lessons for states to learn from as the rise in Naxalites in Kerala and other states of the South need to be combated

There is no dearth when it comes to the various security challenges in Kerala. The menace of radicalisation, Wahhabism and now Naxalism can all be found in Kerala.

Last week four Naxalites were killed in an encounter at Agali in Palakkad district. The police said that the encounter took place after the patrol party came under fire from the Naxalites. The encounter was an important one as the Kabani Dalam of Naxalites were planning to regroup in the area. The Congress was quick to react and condemned the killings. While Congress MP from Palakkad VK Sreekandan expressed doubts over the encounter, state opposition leader, Ramesh Chennithala said that it was highly improper to eliminate them ruthlessly.

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How seizure of demonetised currency led to busting of terror funding by naxals

terrorfundingNew Delhi, Oct 22: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed its charge sheet against 11 persons accused in the Naxal terror funding case.

The 11 persons have been accused of raising funds through extortion/ levy collection and further legitimising this illegal money by investing in banking channels and dubious shell companies in the names of close associates and family members of Dinesh Gope, the supremo of the PLFI.

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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Down in Kashmir, Pakistan now looks to dish out trouble in naxal land, North East

masud-ahmad-khanNew Delhi, Aug 29: A series of tweets by former army official from Pakistan speaks about the naxal movement in India, the insurgency in the North East and of course Kashmir.

While speaking about the naxalite movement, Brig Masud Ahmad says that the insurgency started in 1970 as a result of economic exploitation by Delhi. He also speaks about the Mizoram Independence movement and says India launched air strikes to neutralise the movement. He goes on with a series of tweets explaining these issues.

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