The BJP hit out at the Congress over its stand on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and said that if voted to power in 2019 it shall run a country-wide campaign to implement NRC to identify and send back the infiltrators.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of backing "urban Maoists" and described the left-wing extremists as "monsters with evil mindset".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to national broadcaster Doordarshan's cameraman Achyutanand Sahu, who was killed by Naxals last month in Chhattisgarh, even as he accused the opposition Congress of shielding "urban Maoists".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of backing urban Maoists who he said have ruined the lives of poor Adivasi youth.
A CISF trooper and three civilians were killed when Maoists blew up a vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, four days before the first phase of Assembly polls in the state, police said.
The Bombay High Court Thursday extended till November 21 the relief granted to civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha, professor Anand Teltumbde and priest Stan Swamy from arrest in a case lodged against them by the Pune police in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence and for alleged links with Maoists.
A day after the Maoist attack in Dantewada district which claimed four lives, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh convened an emergency meeting of officials and asked them to intensify operations against the ultras.
The Jharkhand High Court on Monday ordered a CBI inquiry into an alleged fake encounter in 2015 in Palamu, in which security forces killed 12 people after branding them as Maoists.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday said his government is making efforts through development projects to "soon neutralise" the ideological and financial support naxalites receive from sympathisers from Raipur to Delhi.
The Shiv Sena has dubbed as "stupid" the Maharashtra police's claim that the five arrested Left-wing activists were involved in an alleged Maoist plot to overthrow the Modi administration.