Naxalite Current Affairs, GK & News

April 9: CRPF Valour Day

Every year, April 9 is being marked as CRPF Valour Day all over India. The day is also called “CRPF Shaurya Diwas”. Why Valour Day? A small contingent of the CRPF on April 9, 1965 fought against Pakistan in Rann of Kutch eliminating 34 Pakistan soldiers. This was the first time a full-fledged infantry brigade ..

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National Coordination Center – A database of Maoists

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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Ministry of Home Affairs approves restructuring of CRPF cadre

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved a major cadre restructuring of general duty staff of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The restructuring will benefit 2.37-lakh troops by ensuring faster promotions and monetary benefits. Cadre Restructuring The restricting will result in a 100 per cent jump in sanctioned strength for the rank of sub-inspector ..

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Santosh Rana, veteran Naxalite leader, passes away

Santosh Rana (76), the veteran Naxalite leader, has passed away in Kolkata on June 29, 2019. He is one of the foremost leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and a major thinker on caste, class and tribal politics in West Bengal and winner of a top literary award in the State. The CPI-ML ..

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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 adopted by the previous BJP government which was often accused of targeting social rights activists ..

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