LIBERATION

  • Government declares Kamatapur Liberation Organisation a banned terrorist group November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), a terror outfit which operates in West Bengal and Assam and is fighting for a sovereign state, has been declared a banned terrorist group by the government. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said that exercising the powers conferred under the Unlawful Activities...
  • Punjab: Police arrest KLF chief, accuses ISI of reviving terrorism in state November 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough, Punjab Police on Friday arrested chief of Khalistan Liberation Force, Harminder Singh alias Mintoo, and one of his aides and claimed that Pakistan's ISI was making "concerted efforts" to revive terrorism in the state. "In last three years concerted efforts have been made by Pakistan's ISI...
  • Amidst LAC standoff, Chinese President tells Army to be ready for a regional war September 23, 2014

    Beijing: A day after the China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the Chinese army to be ready for a regional war. He has also ordered the Army to ensure a smooth chain of command and implement all decisions...
  • Telangana: BJP criticises TRS government over 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' issue September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic Golconda...
  • BJP criticises TRS government on 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort here. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic...
  • Book paints the stories of Indian fighter pilots from 1971 war August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The heroism, gallantry, flying skills and unmovable determination displayed by Indian fighter pilots during the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh is the subject of a new book. Recounted in third person by Dhirendra S Jafa, Wing Commander (Retd.) Indian Air Force, Death Wasn't Painful, brought by Sage books, salutes...
  • Gaza truce collapses, fighting erupts, Israel orders negotiators home August 20, 2014

    Gaza: A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets at Israel and Israel launching air strikes that health officials said killed three people including a woman and a young girl in Gaza. Accusing Gaza Islamists of breaking the truce, Israel promptly recalled its...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense threeweek standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • Police, ultras exchange fire in Khunti July 16, 2014

    Police and the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras on Wednesday exchanged fire in the jungles of Khunti district even as the police claimed a couple of extremists may have been wounded in the encounter. "The encounter began at 5 pm and lasted for about an hour, during which the...
  • Following a gun battle, 11 Maoist guerrillas including a zonal commander arrested June 18, 2014

    A total of 11 Maoist guerrillas, including a zonal commander, have been arrested in Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday. The guerrillas have been arrested from Gumla district Tuesday night following a gun battle, a police officer said. All the arrested guerrillas belong to People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a splinter group...
  • Encounter on with molesters who killed woman, says Meghalaya police June 5, 2014

    The Meghalaya police on Thursday morning said that an encounter was on with the terrorists who allegedly blew up a woman's head for resisting alleged molestation. Meghalaya DGP PJP Hanaman said that the encounter began on Thursday morning after the terrorists involved in the brutal crime were identified. "The camps were...
  • Meghalaya murder: Union government steps in, demands report June 4, 2014

    The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the state government in the murder and rape case of a 35yearold woman by militants from the Garo National Liberation Army in remote South Garo Hills in Meghalaya. They terrorist group allegedly entered her house, locked up her husband and five...
  • India shamed, spate of rapes in UP, Meghalaya woman killed by molesters June 4, 2014

    Shillong: Rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. On a day when the US criticised India over the state of crime against women, alleged militants shot at a woman from point blank range and blew off her head for resisting...
  • Two tantriks arrested over alleged links with Naxals May 27, 2014

    Police have arrested two members of a CPI (Maoist) faction who were allegedly running a school in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district for the children of their colleagues and motivating youngsters to join the Naxal movement. Gowardhan alias Panda (40) and Kamal (45), members of the banned People's Liberation Front of India...
  • Security forces arrest 2 Naxals in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized May 14, 2014

    Two Naxalites on Wednesday were apprehended by the security forces conducting antiMaoist operations and arms and ammunition seized from them in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. Officials said, the two belong to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) Maoist cadre operational in the state and they have been identified as Arjun...
  • People's Liberation Front of India ultras arrested May 12, 2014

    Along with a commander of the People's Liberation Front of India, security forces on Sunday also arrested a member of its firing squad in Gumla district, police said on Monday. Vinay Gop, member of the Naxal outfit's firing squad, was arrested along with wanted commander Gulab Khatri, but police had yesterday...
  • Four PLFI members arrested in Palamu April 20, 2014

    Four activists of a militant outfit 'People's Liberation Front of India' were arrested from Karimati village in Palamu district, police said on Sunday. All the four rebels, arrested on Saturday night, were associated with the organisation for the past six months, Deputy SP Ajay Kumar said. Seven other militants managed to...
  • LS polls: Security beefed up in Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund April 15, 2014

    Security has been stepped up in three poll-bound Maoist infested constituencies of Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund in Chhattisgarh amid inputs that naxals may foment trouble in these sensitive areas on April 17, when voting be held there during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. According to Intelligence Bureau sources, around...
  • Maoists apologise for death of civilians in Chhattisgarh attacks April 14, 2014

    The Communist Party of India (Maoist) has apologised for the death of nine civilians, including 7 polling personnel, in landmine blasts triggered by their cadres in Chhattisgarh over the weekend and termed it as a "serious mistake". "PLGA cadres attacked a bus near Kutru of Bijapur suspecting security personnel were travelling...
  • Using posters and banners, Maoists ask people to boycott Lok Sabha polls April 7, 2014

    Maoists on Sunday called for a boycott of the Lok Sabha election in Jamui parliamentary constituency of Bihar, and told cadres to attack security forces during the poll, police said. A police official said Maoist leader Pragati issued the diktat at a 'janata darbar' held in Vishanpura forest, saying no poll...
  • Boycott Lok Sabha polls, Maoists appeal to people via SMSes March 31, 2014

    In a first, Maoists are using SMS service to appeal to people to boycott the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand, police officials said on Monday. "Maoists are sending bulk SMSes to mobile-phone subscribers and appealing to them to boycott the ensuing general elections," a police official said. The SMSes...
  • 5 PLFI ultras arrested, large cache of arms seized March 11, 2014

    Five ultras of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) including a sub-zonal commander of Eastern region were arrested from various places of Khunti and Ranchi districts, the police said on Monday. While two ultras were arrested from Khunti district on Monday night, three more were taken into custody from Ranchi...
  • Police arrest two PLFI ultras from different places, seize explosives March 10, 2014

    Two People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras including a sub-zonal commander of Eastern region were arrested from two different places in Naxal-affected Khunti district, police on Monday said. Jitendra Patar Munda alias Jitan Munda alias Prasantji, a sub-zonal commander of PLFI and Lalit Sahu were  arrested by the security personnel Sunday...
  • Centre assures SC it will not execute death row convict Bhullar February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre has assured the Supreme Court that death row convict Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar will not be executed. The assurance comes in the wake of a mercy plea filed by his wife which is still pending before the President. The government has...
  • Indiaborn millionaire's arrest shakes up UK politics February 16, 2014

    London: The arrest of an Indiaborn businessman and his son as part of a probe by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into allegations of bribery at aerospace and defence major RollsRoyce has shaken the corridors of power in Britain. Multimillionaire Sudhir Choudhrie and his son Bhanu, wellknown as major political...
  • Police arrest Jalpaiguri blast mastermind January 29, 2014

    Siliguri: The police on Wednesday arrested three Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) ultras including the mastermind of the December 26 blast in Jalpaiguri that left six persons dead. Three KLO persons, two senior leaders and a courier were arrested from Adhikari near the IndoNepal border in Darjeeling district, IG (North...
  • Villagers resolve to help police in antinaxal operation January 28, 2014

    Residents of around 500 villages in the Maoisthit Jashpur district in north Chhattisgarh have taken a collective decision to help police in the antiNaxal operation in a bid to curb their alleged atrocities and illegal activities. "The natives of various villages, including Thuthi Amba, Tepar Toli, Awrapali and Kathal Dand under...
  • Chinese troops greet Indian soldiers on Republic Day January 27, 2014

    A Chinese army delegation wished Indian troops on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day at a meeting with their Indian counterparts at Nathu La, a defence release said on Monday. The sevenmember People's Liberation Army delegation led by an officer equivalent to a brigadier took part in the special Border...
  • Changing India: Policies that will improve our cities January 18, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network18's latest campaign is on 'Change India Agenda for the next PM'. In the first show of the series, 10 policy initiatives 10 policy initiatives that will enable the next prime minister to transform India's crumbling cities. ...
  • Change India: An agenda for India's next Prime Minister January 12, 2014

    The Think India Foundation is an initiative of Network 18 which is engaged in the task of public policy advocacy with an objective to adhere to, and propagate, the principles of fiscal conservatism, regulated free markets and social liberalism, which are the hallmarks of most successful economies and advanced societies....