INDIA MAOIST

  • Fear of Naxal disturbances in September keeps police on their toes July 4, 2014

    With the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) planning to create disturbances to mark its decade of formation this September, police is bracing up to counter any such move and make people aware about the "futility" of the rebel movements. The Maoists are preparing several programmes to suit the occasion all...
  • HC acquits 14 in Khagaria carnage January 3, 2014

    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 charge...
  • 11 ultras observing PLGA week arrested for spreading Naxal ideology December 5, 2013

    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 of...
  • Cadres of Maoist cultural wing celebrating PLGA week arrested December 4, 2013

    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 the...
  • Security increased as Naxals commemorate slain leaders December 2, 2013

    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 Bijapur...
  • Chhattisgarh: Commandos kill 10 Maoists in forested area April 17, 2013

    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 IndiaMaoist (CPIMaoist),...
  • Top Maoist leader Sudershan arrested in Andhra Pradesh March 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Top Maoist leader Sudershan was arrested on Saturday in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam district bordering Chhattisgarh, police said. Sudershan alias Sriramulu Srinivas, a member of the central committee of the Communist Party of IndiaMaoist, was arrested near Vyra in Khammam district. A key figure of AndhraOrissa Border committee of CPIMaoist, he was...
  • Maoists agreeable for talks with Mamata govt May 28, 2011

    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 swearingin ceremony, Banerjee said she was ready to hold talks to sort out problems in junglemahal, but she did not...
  • Orissa CM appeals for IAS officer's release February 17, 2011

    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 work...
  • Maoists claim man killed with Azad was journo July 4, 2010

    Hyderabad: The Communist Party of IndiaMaoist on Saturday claimed that the man killed along with top Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad in an alleged gun battle with police in Andhra Pradesh was a freelance journalist but police said he was a Maoist. According to the outlawed outfit, Hem Chandra Pandey,...
  • Maoists behind Buddha assassination bid: Telugu Deepak March 6, 2010

    Kolkata: With the arrest Maoist leader Telugu Deepak the West Bengal CID seems to be close to solving the mystery behind the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's. Telugu Deepak claims that the Communist Party of India Maoist was behind the blast. The decision to launch the landmine attack...
  • Maoist ideologue Ghandy chargesheeted by police February 19, 2010

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday filed a chargesheet against arrested ideologue of the banned Communist Party of IndiaMaoist Kobad Ghandy, accusing him of antinational activities. The chargesheet that ran into over a 100 pages was filed before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja. In it, the special cell of Delhi Police...
  • Delhi High Court stays truth test on Ghandy November 5, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday put on hold a planned narco test of Communist Party of IndiaMaoist leader Kobad Ghandy till December 14. Justice Indermeet Kaur said the narcoanalysis test would not be conducted till December 14, the next date of hearing. Ghandy had filed an appeal on Wednesday...
  • Politics of the Naxal siege in Lalgrah June 22, 2009

    The Centre is going all out in its crackdown of Maoists groups but the state government battling a Naxal siege in Lalgrah is striking a different note. ...
  • The red corridor: How CPIMaoist was formed June 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The CPIMaoist was founded in September 2004, through the merger of the Communist Party of India (MarxistLeninist) People's War and the Maoist Communist Centre of India. In the merger, a provisional central committee was constituted, with People's War leader Ganapati named as the general secretary. The merger was...
  • We're behind Nandigram turmoil, admit Maoists February 15, 2008

    From an undisclosed location in Chhattisgarh: The Communist Party of India (Maoist) and its People's Liberation Guerilla Army are gearing up to meet the strongest possible offensive from the Indian state in Chhattisgarh. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, a key member of the Maoist organisation has accepted that the Maoists...