15 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government today told Lok Sabha that it would work in a "mission mode" to end naxalism while noting that the casualties in the extremist violence had come down substantially.
07 Jan 2013
Former Army chief V K Singh today blamed successive governments at the Centre and states for the rise of Naxalism in the country, noting that a host of issues like lack of development and violation of people's rights helped strengthening base of the ultras in the country.
25 Dec 2013
Bhubaneswar: Maoists on Wednesday blew up a government building in Odisha's Malkangiri district. The attack occurred around 3 am, when no one was inside the building, police said.
28 Jun 2014
Visakhapatnam (AP): Asserting that economic offences and communal violence were more harmful to society than the Left-wing extremism, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Saturday asked the Centre and state governments to lift ban on Maoists.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Opposition on Monday accused the government in Lok Sabha of adopting "soft" stance against separatists in Kashmir and failing to check attacks on churches as well as Left wing extremism.
09 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Centre on Monday promised to help Naxal-hit states to intensify developmental projects relating to roads, bridges, education and other infrastructure in such locations besides carrying out offensives against the rebels.
12 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Flagging Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) as the government's top most agenda for intervention, the Centre on Wednesday said it will commit all resources at its disposal to eradicate the menace from the country.
15 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Amid continued violence in Jammu and Kashmir, northeast and Naxalism-hit areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the youth, who have taken up arms, to return to their families and join the mainstream, saying the path of violence has never benefited anyone.
13 Sep 2011
In order to curb the rising menace of Naxalities, the Central government has now decided to lay thrust on rural development projects.To fight the Naxal insurgency in states like Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, the Ministry of Rural Development is planning to gear up the development projects running in Naxal-affected villages.
14 Sep 2013
Ranchi: A day after Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren made an offer of talks to the Maoists, the state government reviewed its surrender policy and recommended some changes in it to lure the rebels back into the mainstream.