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Naxalism: biggest threat to India

A nightmare is beginning to unfold in the heart of India: latest intelligence reports say that armed Naxalites have a presence in 170 districts in 15 states of India as of now, and spreading wide and far. Just months back, the Naxals were present only in 156 districts in 13 states. Not just numbers, what adds to the administration’s worry is that they are armed with sophisticated weapons. From the peasant uprising in Naxalbari village in Darjeeling district of West Bengal in May 1967, the movement is today a complex web that covers some 15 states of India, and with active links to the Maoists of Nepal. Full Story

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