Maoism

  • Police arrest suspected Maoist January 3, 2014

    A self-styled Maoist area commander was arrested on Friday in Aurangabad district. The Maoist, Sanjay Ram, was arrested during a police raid at Khaira village adjacent to a thermal power site of NTPC subsidiary, Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Ltd, Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said. A country-made pistol and three cartridges...
  • Naxal attack: Condole the death of VC Shukla, NIA probing case, says Shinde June 11, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Congress leader VC Shukla died on Tuesday after a two-week long battle against grievous injuries sustained during the vicious Naxal attack on May 25 in Bastar district. ...
  • Maoists expel leader Sabyasachi Panda August 11, 2012

    Kolkata: The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has expelled its Odisha state organising committee secretary Sabyasachi Panda from the party, accusing him of an "enemy-like opportunistic stand on the outfit as also the movement and leadership". "Our central committee is expelling Sabyasachi Panda from the party and declaring the fact to...
  • WB: Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato surrenders March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato, wife of slain leader Sasadhar Mahato, on Friday surrendered before the West Bengal government. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee welcomed the surrender. Suchitra was an aide of slain Maoist topgun Kishenji, who was gunned down in an encounter in November 2011. Suchitra was reportedly injured in...
  • Bihar alerts officials in Maoist-hit areas February 19, 2011

    Patna: The Bihar government has asked top officials in the state's Maoist-hit districts to take all precautionary measures during their official visits to rural areas. It sounded an alert following the abduction of a collector of Orissa's Malkangiri district, official said in Patna on Saturday. "The government had made it clear...
  • Intellectuals should not support Maoists: WB Guv January 23, 2011

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Sunday said intellectuals should not support the Maoist ideology and actions. "We don't want intellectuals to support Maoist ideology and Maoist actions," Narayanan said on the sidelines of a programme celebrating the 114th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata. Asked why a...