PAOLO BOSUSCO

  • Paolo to write book on experiences in Maoist camp April 13, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Memories of sleeping with a gun as a pillow, long treks in the jungle and eating with Maoists during the 29 days he was hostage will be turned into a book, Italian Paolo Bosusco said on Thursday. "I will write a book about my experiences with the Maoists," a...
  • News 360: Naxals release Italian national Paolo Bosusco April 12, 2012

    Paolo Bosusco has finally been released by Naxals after a month in captivity. The government agreed to release 27 prisoners. ...
  • Italian hostage crisis over, MLA yet to be released April 12, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Italian national Paolo Bosusco was on Thursday finally released by the Maoists in Odisha after spending a month in captivity. The government agreed to release 27 prisoners including 15 Maoists. After getting released, Italian tourist Paolo Bosusco said, "I am a free man again. I always try to get my...
  • Time to leave India, says Italian freed by Naxals April 12, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Freed after spending nearly a month as a hostage of Maoists, Italian national Paolo Bosusco on Thursday said that it was time to bid farewell to India, while thanking the people of Odisha for his association with them for 22 years. "I am very sorry that time has come to...
  • Maoists treated me well, says Paolo Bosusco April 12, 2012

    Naxals have released Paulo Bosusco after a month in custody. The Odisha government has agreed to free 27 jailed cadres in exchange. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Odisha responding effectively to hostage crisis? April 10, 2012

    The Odisha Govt has said that it is facilitating the release of the 27 prisoners, demanded by two Maoist groups, within the legal framework. ...
  • Odisha: Maoist leader Panda's wife released April 10, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: A fast track court in the Raigada district of Odisha on Tuesday released the wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda. Subhashree Panda was arrested and jailed in 2010 in connection with an encounter case. The release of the Maoist leader's wife comes amidst the former's ultimatum to the Odisha government to...
  • Odisha police up in arms over release of Naxals April 9, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police association on Monday threatened to boycott duty in Maoistinfested areas if the government releases hardcore Maoists. This comes after the Odisha government bowed down before the Maoists and announced that it would release 27 Maoists to in exchange for Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka...
  • Odisha hostage crisis: Panda losing support base April 9, 2012

    Kandhamal: It seems likely that Naxal leader Sabyasachi Panda, who has kept the Italian national Paolo Bosusco hostage to force the government to agree to his demands, may just have committed a big blunder and in fact, put his own safety at risk. CNNIBN has learnt that the local Dalit community,...
  • Odisha govt, Naxal negotiators reach agreement April 8, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: There is yet another glimmer of hope for the abducted Italian national Paolo Bosusco. The Naveen Patnaik government and negotiators reached an agreement late on Saturday night. The government has assured of the release of five Maoists who the mediators had named, and in return, the negotiators are calling for...
  • Now, Odisha govt asked to free more Maoists April 7, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: The Maoists in Odisha, who have abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka, released a fresh audio tape on Saturday demanding the release of five more Naxals from jail, issuing a fresh deadline till April 10. The Maoists have now demanded the release of top cadre Chenda Bhushanam alias...
  • Forces upset as Odisha CM bows before Maoists April 6, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no end to the hostage crisis in Odisha as Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda on Friday released a new audio tape, giving a fresh deadline to the state government for the release of Naxals. In the new audio tape, Panda has set a fourday deadline for the...
  • Naxals may release one abducted Italian today March 22, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Naxals may release one of the two Italians abducted in Odisha on Thursday, according to sources. The Italian hostage Claudio Colangelo who is reportedly ill might be handed over to a select group of journalists by Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda and set free. However the second hostage Paolo Bosusco...