Left Wing Extremism

December 21, 2015

Difference Between Naxalism and Maoism

Naxalism originated as a peasant rebellion from Naxalbari in West Bengal.  We use the terms Naxalism and Maoism interchangeably for the same Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India. Naxalism and Maoism: Comparison While Naxalism originated in India, Maoism in China.…

December 23, 2014

Linkages between Development and Left Wing Extremism

Development and Extremism are linked into two ways. First, development is vital for tackling extremism or strengthening national security. Second, growth of extremist organisations, coupled with their ability to influence the process of legitimate politics and the alleged nexus of…