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a form of communism developed in China by Mao Zedong

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The Maoist leaders who hurled and exploded bombs, ambushed the police vehicles and the public buses and killed the innocent people and those serving in the Nepal army and the Nepal Police brutally for 10 years are now become the target of the bombs and ambushes.
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], August 27 ( ANI ): At least nine Maoists including DKSZ member Ganesh Ueke's gunner and two from the South Bastar Battalion on Sunday surrendered before the police.
Chitrakonda forest, in Malkangiri district near Balimela reservoir, had such a reputation of being a fortress of Maoists and a cut-off zone that police used to avoid entering the area.
According to police, a fierce gun battle lasting several hours broke out after 12 pm between a group of CPI Maoists and cadres of its rival TPC faction near Kouriya village under Pandu police station, 160 km from Ranchi.
NIA has revealed that Bhatkal met Maoists in Nepal before the terror attack in Bodhgaya on July 7.
Cadres of the Maoists blocked main intersections in Kathmandu, preventing vehicles from passing through, local media reported, while schools and markets were closed, with most people forced to commute on foot.
In one of the biggest crackdown, police killed 13 Maoists in a fierce gun battle that lasted for several minutes inside Silakota forest in the Podia block of the district, which separates the borders of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.
The impact of such a show of power by the Maoists is incalculable.
The state's offer to free eight Maoists came hours after the government resumed talks with Maoist-named mediators B D Sharma and Dandapani Mohanty for freeing Paolo, who was kidnapped along with his compatriot Claudio Colangelo on March 14.
Summary: New Delhi, May 14, SPA -- Suspected Maoist rebels on Friday killed four workers of the ruling party in India&'s West Bengal state, claiming they had been working with the police, officials said, according to dpa.
The Maoists on Sunday morning had informed him about their decision to boycott the session.
Demanding a return to power, the Maoists have launched a three-day strike to continue until Tuesday, crippling the Himalayan nation as businesses shut and vehicles stay off the road.
The Maoists had initially planned to shut down the nation's only international airport, but withdrew their plan following pressure from Western diplomats.
ISLAMABAD, 15 April , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Maoists attacked a Border Security Force (BSF) camp in Indian state of Bihars Rohtas district early Wednesday, a day ahead of the first phase of Lok Sabha polls.
We have worked closely with the United Kingdom and India to support Nepali democracy in its confrontation with the Maoists.