15 Nov 2021

Indian police kill 26 Maoist militants, including a senior leader

Police in the western state of Maharashtra in India have killed at least 26 Maoist militants. The militants were killed in an ambush operation in a forest. The Maoists are also known as Maxals and have struggled against the government for decades. The extreme left-wing insurgent movement claim to be

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12 Jul 2012

Weaponizing Markets: India’s Naxalite Insurgency

“I have said in the past that left-wing extremism is the single biggest security challenge to the Indian state. It continues to be so.” – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh There is a threat to India’s existence. It has little to do with radical Islam or potential conflict with Pakistan.The once-suppressed Naxalite insurgency is

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