Maoism: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

November 15: Birth Anniversary of Birsa Munda

Published: November 16, 2020

Every year, the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda is observed on November 15. In order to commemorate his sacrifices and contributions towards the National movement, the state of Jharkhand was created on his birth anniversary. Therefore, Jharkhand celebrates its Statehood Day on November 15. About Birsa Munda Birsa Munda was a tribal freedom fighter who ..

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Facts Box: Spandan Campaign of Chhattisgarh

Published: June 6, 2020

The Chhattisgarh Government recently launched Spandan Campaign. The campaign aimed to contain fratricide and suicide involving police personnel. Highlights Under the campaign, the superintendents of police associated with the Chhattisgarh Government will start a parade in their districts every Friday. After the event, the grievances of the personnel are to be addressed. Also, the campaign ..

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GoI: Left Wing Extremism has declined by 38% in last five years

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs replied in Rajya Sabha about the decline in Left Wing Extremism in the last five years. This has been possible mainly due to the implementation of “National Policy and Action Plan-2015”. Highlights In 2019, number of Left Wing Extremism has reduced by 38% ..

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National Coordination Center – A database of Maoists

Published: October 11, 2019

The Government of India is planning to set up a National Coordination Center (NCC) that will function as a data bank of Maoists. It will act as a synergy point for anti – Maoist operations and intelligence gathering. Key features of the NCC It will create a strategy for security agencies to counter support received ..

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What is Urban Naxalism?

Published: December 10, 2018

The term Urban Naxals is not clearly defined. The origin of the word can be traced to the book and a few essays by film-maker and social media opinion-maker Vivek Agnihotri’s book, Urban Naxals: The Making of Buddha in a Traffic Jam. The phrase of Urban Naxals is loosely attributed to the people with naxalite ..

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