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    It’s people not Maoists that topple governments: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has dubbed as “stupid” the Maharashtra police’s claim that the five arrested Left-wing activists were involved in an alleged Maoist plot to overthrow the Modi administration. The BJP’s carping ally said the police assertion about security threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Maoists was just a “conspiracy theory”.

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    Arrest of Maoist sympathisers’ bid to divert attention from Sanatan?

    Mumbai: The arrest of alleged Maoist sympathisers and prominent activists on Tuesday was roundly criticised by various organisations, which said the arrests are nothing but an attempt by the government to strike terror among those who are fighting for justice for the marginalised. Prominent activists across the nation, while condemning the arrest, have stated it is an attempt by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to invent a false enemy and engage in

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    Mumbai: Conspiracy to assassinate Modi, Fadnavis appears to be horror film story, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday dubbed as “laughable” the alleged Maoist letter suggesting a Maoist plot to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the conspiracy does not seem legitimate and appears like the story of a horror film. In remarks laced with sarcasm, it said high-profile leaders ought to be provided elaborate security cover irrespective of lakhs of people dying in attacks by insurgents.

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis’ security beefed up after email threats from Naxals

    Mumbai: The state’s security apparatus has been thrown into a tizzy, with Pune police revealing a plot by Maoist groups to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) in Mantralaya receiving two death threat emails. The state home department sounded an alert after the CMO also received two emails threatening Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his family for the recent anti-Naxal operations in Gadchiroli district in April earlier

  • Maoist plan to assassinate PM Modi hollow threat: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

    Jammu: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security was the top priority of the government and a reported Maoist plan to assassinate him was a hollow threat. “Security of the Prime Minister is the top priority. Maoists are fighting a lost battle. Maoist insurgency has considerably come down,” the Home Minister said.

  • Were five Maharashtra legislators on Maoist radar?

    Mumbai: A five-member team of Maharashtra legislators who were on a three-day official tour of Gadchiroli district may have been on the radar of Maoists, 16 of whom were gunned on Sunday, authoritative sources said on Monday. As a precaution, the legislators’ team, which was scheduled to visit some of the high-risk and remotest areas of Bhamragad, were permitted to travel under a thick security blanket provided by police commandos with escort

  • Two villagers killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Two villagers were killed allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon district, police said today. The incident took place late last night in Aadnar village under Bayanar police station limits, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Maheshwar Nag told PTI.

  • Maoist violence has claimed over 12,000 lives in two decades

    New Delhi: As many as 12,000 people have lost their lives in Maoist violence over the last two decades and of these, 2,700 were personnel of security forces. According to a statistics prepared by the home ministry, those killed include 9,300 civilians who were either killed by the Naxals, labelling them as ‘police informers’, or were victims in crossfire.

  • Rajnath to meet CMs of Maoist violence-hit states today

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and chief ministers of 10 Maoist violence-hit states will brainstorm on Monday over ways to tackle the menance, a fortnight after 25 CRPF men were massacred by underground guerrillas in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma.

  • First-ever revenue survey in naxal affected Abujhmad launched

    Raipur, The Chhattisgarh government has started revenue survey exercise to compile a record of land holdings in the worst Naxal-affected Abujhmad region in Narayanpur district for the first time since Independence.

  • A revolutionary step may have initial hiccups: M Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Stressing that any shortage in supply of currency is being taken care of by the government, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that a revolutionary or transformative step may have initial hiccups, but it gives long-term gains.

  • 6 killed in Maoists-police crossfire, probe ordered

    Phulbani (Odisha) : Six persons, including two women and a child were killed and five others injured in cross fire during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha’s Kandhamal district prompting the state government to order a judicial probe into the incident.

  • Maoists in whispering campaign against Didi?

    Kolkata : Plagued by lack of leadership, the banned CPI (Maoist) has began a whispering campaign against the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal in a bid to regain its lost ground in the ‘Junglemahal’ region.