Maoist violence declined by 30% this year: Home min
The government and security forces claim to have brought down violence perpetrated by Maoists by 30% this year with a substantial jump in the number of arrests and killing of rebels till April.
Altogether, 76 Maoist cadres were killed between January and April this year in comparison to 15 killed in the corresponding period of 2015 in left-wing affected areas. As many as 665 Maoists were arrested and 639 surrendered in the first four months of 2016 whereas 435 Naxals were arrested and 134 surrendered in the corresponding period of 2015, a home ministry statement said on Wednesday .
eenadu news paper 09-06-2016 : http://epaper.eenadu.net