Left Wing Extremism

Difference Between Naxalism and Maoism

December 21, 2015

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. The common thread between the two is...

Linkages between Development and Left Wing Extremism

December 23, 2014

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 political parties with such forces, are undoubtedly...

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