The pattern is so agonizingly similar - another Maoist attack; high death count; muscular political pledges to respond at an appropriate time; civilian outrage and shock flooding all forms of media. Yes, the pattern is now beyond fatigue levels - another cycle of condemnation; another cycle of some enquiry on what went wrong; another announcement of new SOPs.
India is now in the throes one of the most critical elections in its post- independence history. The country stands at a critical crossroads today. The nature of the next administration will determine to a great extent whether India can exploit its massive youth bulge and become a breakout nation.
However, should India fail to kickstart its faltering economy and generate some 200 million new jobs - we may well face an internal security crisis of unprecedented proportions. The external environment is equally challenging.
Canary Trap, in one of its posts in May 2012, had mentioned how Maoists in India are getting active foreign support and it is growing with each passing day.
According to Maoist-linked websites, after a major international conference in Hamburg on November 24, 2012, it was decided that an international day of support in various countries will be launched from July 1. The day (also the anniversary of slain Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar, popularly known as Azad) will be observed as an international day of support and solidarity for the people's war in India.
There are speculations that the person behind the naxal tactics/techniques of implanting explosive devices on the CRPF Jawan’s dead body or inside his belly (who might have given training to naxals about this surgical technique) is Prabhat Mochi
Maoist terrorism has entered a critical phase wherein a final assault is being made on the political fabric – Indian democracy. Crucial to this assault are the international benefactors of the Maoists and their over-ground elements in the cloak of intellectuals and social-activists.