Naxalism Current Affairs, GK & News

Naxalism  Current Affairs, GK & News

November 15: Birth Anniversary of Birsa Munda

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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ITBP deputes First Officer to the newly created Guwahati based Eastern Command

The Indo Tibetan Border Police guards the line of actual control. It has recently posted the first officer to head the newly created Guwauhati based Eastern command.  The ADG Amrit Mohan Prasad has been posted to the Guwahati headquarters of the ITBP. Eastern command The Eastern command overlooks the Indo Tibetan Border Police battalion posted ..

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

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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NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019

Following a heated debate in the Lok Sabha, the landmark NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed. While the Bill seeks to take tougher action against terrorism, the Opposition alleges that it will make India a police state. What are the new changes in this bill? The NIA can now investigate and prosecute. Under the existing ..

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Black Panther: Chhattisgarh to get specialised anti-Naxal combat force

Chhattisgarh will get specialised anti-Naxal combat force called Black Panther on the lines of the Greyhounds unit of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It was announced by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh after chairing meeting on Left-Wing Extremism (LWE). Currently, training is being imparted for personnel who will be part of Black Panther elite force. Greyhounds ..

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