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Escalation of Terror: Indian Army Moves Into Maoist-Controlled Areas

Posted by redpines on June 5, 2011

The tribal people of Eastern India, targets of the state

Thus far the Indian government has not used its standing army in public, covert operations against the CPI(Maoist), instead relying on a combination of police forces and right-wing militias to attack the Maoists and their tribal supporters. Now it seems that the state’s approach has changed, and it has moved its army into Chhattisgarh, near one of the Maoists’ strongholds. This means the notoriously brutal Indian Army will have new opportunities to commit atrocities. Revolution in South Asia encourages its readers to follow these developments closely. 

The article originally appeared here.

Army moves into naxal region for training jawans

By Krishna Das

The army has entered into the naxal infested region of Chhattisgarh. This entry, however, is not intended at any combat but for training commandos in the jungle warfare. Read the rest of this entry »

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