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Maoists expanding base in Assam

Guwahati, May 4 (ANI): In what should be a major concern to the government, the Maoists are reportedly multiplying their numbers and expanding their operations in the state. According to reports, Maoists have formed Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Army in Assam … Continue reading

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Chhattisgarh court denies bail to 2 Maoist women, ‘cases serious’

In an interesting development today, a Chhattisgarh court rejected the bail application of two Maoist women who the rebels wanted released in exchange for Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon. The bail petitions for Meena Chowdhury and Shantipriya Reddy were moved … Continue reading

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Anti-Naxal operation: Security forces to deploy variety of UAVs

Raipur/New Delhi: Security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations in various states, including Chhattisgarh, have decided to get different variants of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) ranging from small drones to long-range surveillance ones. Forces deployed in Maoist hotbeds of the country … Continue reading

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Activists in LA protest mass incarceration of minorities

Activists in Los Angeles took to the streets on Thursday to protest against injustice and the racial profiling of minorities in the US as part of a campaign on the National Day of Action to Stop Mass Incarceration. There are … Continue reading

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Montreal protest turns violent

MONTREAL — Riot police are beating back protesters at the Montreal Convention Centre after demonstrators tried to disrupt a speech by Premier Jean Charest. Stun grenades, pepper spray and batons were being used against them. At least one student was … Continue reading

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Angry villagers kill cop in China riot

Angry villagers protesting a local mining operation in southwest China attacked security forces with machetes and clubs, leaving one policeman dead and 15 injured, local authorities said on Friday. The riot occurred on Wednesday when police were dispatched to a … Continue reading

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Eight Indians Die in Land Dispute in Western Mexico

MORELIA, Mexico – Eight Indians died in a shootout triggered by a dispute over forests in Cheran, a rebel city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, state officials said. The shootout started Wednesday morning when some Purepecha Indians, the … Continue reading

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Vested interests behind slum protests: Mamata

Alleging that outsiders with vested interests were organising protests against the State government on the pretext of serving the cause of slum dwellers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that her government would evict neither slum dwellers … Continue reading

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Anti naxal force, maoists exchange fire

MANGALORE: There was exchange of fire between the Anti naxal force team and naxals at Panjala betta near Kuthlur of Belthangady taluk on Friday. Sources said that the naxals had fired upon the ANF team, which was combing the area, … Continue reading

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7 Assam districts on Maoists’ map, Gogoi tells PM

SAYING as many as seven districts of Assam, most of them in the Upper Assam region, were infested by Maoists, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include these districts in the Integrated Action Plan so … Continue reading

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