India Maoist

  • HC acquits 14 in Khagaria carnage 03-01-2014 08:56 PM

    The Patna High Court on Friday acquitted 14 people accused of massacring 16 farmers in a village in Bihar's Khagaria district in 2009, a government lawyer said. A bench of Justice B.N. Sinha of the Patna High Court acquitted the 14, saying there was insufficient evidence against them in the...
  • 11 ultras observing PLGA week arrested for spreading Naxal ideology 05-12-2013 03:03 PM

    Eleven cadres, most of them women, of a cultural front of Maoists, were arrested for allegedly spreading Naxal ideology during their ongoing PLGA week in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said on Wednesday. "The ultras were nabbed while they were conducting cultural activities near Biriyabhumi village under Bhairamgarh police station limits...
  • Cadres of Maoist cultural wing celebrating PLGA week arrested 04-12-2013 09:48 AM

    Four Maoists, including two women, were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Tuesday when they conducting cultural activities allegedly aimed at publicising Maoist ideology on the occasion of their ongoing People's Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) week. "Cadres of Maoist cultural wing Chetna Natya Mandli were nabbed from Jaigur village from...
  • Security increased as Naxals commemorate slain leaders 02-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Security has been increased across Chhattisgarh as the Maoists are observing 'Peoples' Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) Week' to honour their leaders who have been killed by security forces, from Monday. No violence has been reported so far, but Naxal pamphlets and posters were seen at some places in Narayanpur and...
  • Chhattisgarh: Commandos kill 10 Maoists in forested area 17-04-2013 03:13 AM

    Raipur: At least 10 Maoists were killed on Tuesday when commandos from Andhra Pradesh stormed a forested area in Chhattisgarh, triggering a fierce firefight that lasted about 150 minutes. Police officials called the raid in Bastar region one of the biggest success against the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist),...
  • Maoists agreeable for talks with Mamata govt 28-05-2011 07:17 PM

    Kolkata: The Maoists on Saturday said they would consider a proposal for talks with the Mamata Banerjee government if the Chief Minister spelled out her stand on junglemahal. "Immediately after the swearing-in ceremony, Banerjee said she was ready to hold talks to sort out problems in junglemahal, but she did...
  • Orissa CM appeals for IAS officer's release 17-02-2011 11:46 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Making an appeal for early release of abducted Malkangiri district collector R V Krishna, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said the government was evaluating all options and monitoring the situation. "I appeal for early release of the young and energetic officer who is known for his hard...
  • Politics of the Naxal siege in Lalgrah 22-06-2009 11:54 PM

    Centre is going all out in its crackdown but the state is striking a different note. ...
  • We're behind Nandigram turmoil, admit Maoists 15-02-2008 06:11 PM

    Melbourne: Nathan Lyon, who rose from Adelaide Oval tractor boy to be picked in the Australian Test squad, on Wednesday said he backed his skill and bowled "bravely" in his pursuit to realise his dream. Lyon was on Tuesday named in the 15-man squad for the Sri Lankan tour just...