The Main Maoists
Communist Party of India (Maoist): Formed in September ’04. Muppala Laxman Rao aka Ganapati is general secretary. Active in 12 states including Andhra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa, Maharashtra.
Nine states, 160 districts affected; average of 60 killings a month now.
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Outlook Web Desk / WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the emergence of the highly mutated omicron variant underlines just how perilous and precarious our situation is.
Soumitra Bose / Several sporting events have been cancelled due to the new variant of the coronavirus, Omicron. India are scheduled to tour South Africa for a full series.
Outlook Web Desk / India has issued fresh travel restrictions for international travellers coming from 'at risk' nations in the wake of the Omicron outbreak across several countries in the world.