Maoism in India

DRDO Rakshita Bike Ambulance

The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) recently developed a bike ambulance called “Rakshita”. The bike ambulance will attend the evacuation needs of the CRPF personnel during emergency or battle injury. The ambulance was ..


A K Patnaik committee to review cases against tribals in naxal-hit areas of Chhattisgarh

The Congress government in Chhattisgarh has recently constituted a high-level committee under a retired Supreme Court judge to review cases against tribals who are in prison for alleged involvement in Left-Wing Extremism (LWE). This marks a shift from the stance ..

Odisha and Andhra Pradesh police decide to conduct joint operations and share information to combat Left Wing Extremism

The Odisha and Andhra Pradesh Police have recently decided to conduct joint operations and share information to effectively combat the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in the border areas of the two states. This was decided in a meeting in Bhubaneswar, ..


Tata Trusts signs MoU with Government of India (GoI) to provide development support in Naxal-hit districts in Chhattisgarh

Tata Trusts, the philanthropic organisation, has signed a MoU with the Government of India (GoI) to provide development initiatives in 8 worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh, which were covered under the “transformation of aspirational” districts programme of NITI Ayog. As ..

Person in News: ‘Alex Paul Menon’

The then District Collector of Sukma District (Chhattisgarh) who was abducted by the Moists. The 32 year old 2006-batch IAS Officer was abducted by Naxalites on April 21, 2012 from Manjipara village where he was attending a government programme. He ..


Current Affairs : January 16, 2012

Pakistan’s Parliament passes a pro-democracy Resolution The Parliament of Pakistan has passed a pro-democracy resolution which gives a moral booster for the beleaguered government that is haunted by the graft issues and the so called memogate controversy. The resolution, introduced ..