Liberation

  • Four PLFI members arrested in Palamu 20-04-2014 06:39 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Security beefed up in Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund 15-04-2014 05:41 PM

    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,...
  • Maoists apologise for death of civilians in Chhattisgarh attacks 14-04-2014 11:27 PM

    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...
  • Using posters and banners, Maoists ask people to boycott Lok Sabha polls 07-04-2014 08:18 AM

    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...
  • Boycott Lok Sabha polls, Maoists appeal to people via SMSes 31-03-2014 12:52 PM

    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....
  • 5 PLFI ultras arrested, large cache of arms seized 11-03-2014 08:29 AM

    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...
  • Police arrest two PLFI ultras from different places, seize explosives 10-03-2014 11:51 PM

    Two People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras including a sub-zonal commander of Eastern region were arrested from two differentplaces 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...
  • Centre assures SC it will not execute death row convict Bhullar 26-02-2014 03:56 PM

    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 also...
  • India-born millionaire's arrest shakes up UK politics 16-02-2014 10:15 AM

    London: The arrest of an India-born 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 Rolls-Royce has shaken the corridors of power in Britain. Multi-millionaire Sudhir Choudhrie and his son Bhanu, well-known as major...
  • Police arrest Jalpaiguri blast mastermind 29-01-2014 08:33 PM

    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 Indo-Nepal border in Darjeeling district, IG (North Bengal)...
  • Villagers resolve to help police in anti-naxal operation 28-01-2014 10:35 PM

    Residents of around 500 villages in the Maoist-hit Jashpur district in north Chhattisgarh have taken a collective decision to help police in the anti-Naxal 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...
  • Chinese troops greet Indian soldiers on Republic Day 27-01-2014 06:04 PM

    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 seven-member People's Liberation Army delegation led by an officer equivalent to a brigadier took part in the special...
  • Changing India: Policies that will improve our cities 18-01-2014 11:55 PM

    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 12-01-2014 12:53 PM

    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....
  • One arrested in connection with Jalpaiguri blast: Police 29-12-2013 09:34 PM

    Jalpaiguri (WB): One person has been arrested in connection with the Jalpaiguri bicycle bomb blast in which six persons were killed, a senior police officer said on Sunday. Superintendent of Police Amit P Javalgi said one person Chandan Roy has been arrested in connection with the blast from Moynaguri area...
  • Mini gun factory busted in Mahuatoli jungles 28-12-2013 10:14 AM

    A mini gun factory, suspected to be functioning for the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI), was busted on Friday during raids against the ultras in the Mahuatoli jungles in Simdega district. "The security forces discovered the mini gun factory during raids against the ultras of the PLFI in the...
  • WB: KLO denies involvement in Jalpaiguri blast, warns police 27-12-2013 07:15 PM

    Denying its involvement in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district which claimed five lives, the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) on Friday warned police against defaming the outfit. Police suspect involvement of the KLO behind Thursday's explosion caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Bajrapara area of Jalpaiguri...
  • West Bengal: 7 killed in blast in Jalpaigudi, high alert sounded 27-12-2013 07:30 AM

    Jalpaiguri: Seven persons were killed when a bomb kept in a moving bi-cycle exploded on Thursday evening near St Pauls School in Jalpaiguri town. Following the incident, a high alert has been issued across north Bengal. The police are investigating as to whether it was a terror attack or if...
  • West Bengal: 7 killed in bomb blast near Jalpaiguri 26-12-2013 09:18 PM

    Jalpaiguri: Seven people were killed when a bomb exploded near Jalpaiguri town in West Bengal. The bomb exploded - reportedly from a bicycle - at 7 pm in the evening. Police are suspecting the role of Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) militants. "We suspect KLO militants are behind the blast. Recently...
  • Maoists guerrillas slit throats of three in Simdega 24-12-2013 06:45 PM

    Maoist guerrillas have killed three people by slitting their throat in Jharkhand's Simdega district, police said on Tuesday. The three people were abducted Monday night and their bodies were recovered Tuesday morning near Kuladrum village, around 110 km from Ranchi. Police also found a pamphlet of a Maoist organisation, People's...
  • Strongly condemn Pakistan's resolution on Mollah: Hasina 19-12-2013 07:19 AM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday slammed Pakistan as anger mounted over a Pakistan parliamentary resolution condemning execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for crimes against humanity in 1971. "By passing the resolution at National Assembly, Pakistan has proved that it never accepted the victory of Bangladesh...
  • Bangladeshi court postpones execution of senior Jamaat leader 11-12-2013 07:22 AM

    Dhaka: A Bangladeshi court on Tuesday night granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country's 1971 liberation war. "The Chamber judge of the Appellate Division (of the Supreme Court), Justice Syed...
  • 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...
  • CRPF, PLFI activists exchange gunfire in Madhe-Madhukam forest; no casualties reported 19-11-2013 08:36 AM

    CRPF and Jharkhand police exchanged gunfire with ultras of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) on Monday in Madhe-Madhukam forest in Khunti district, police said. "About 30 rounds were exchanged between Jiden Guria squad of the PLFI and the personnel of the CRPF, the Jharkhand Armed Police and the district...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka 14-11-2013 06:46 PM

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the three-day CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war...
  • B'desh tribunal sentences BNP leader Abdul Alim to life imprisonment 09-10-2013 01:21 PM

    Dhaka: A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Wednesday sentenced opposition BNP's 83-year-old leader Abdul Alim to jail until death for committing large-scale killings and other war crimes during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. "He shall be kept in jail till he is dead," pronounced chairman of the three-member International Crimes...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal 07-10-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • Manipur: Powerful bomb seized from roadside, detonated at a safe place 25-09-2013 09:51 AM

    A powerful improvised explosive device (IED), weighing about two and half kgs, was seized along the roadside of Imphal-Jiribam-Silchar national highway (NH) in Manipur's Imphal west district, police said on Wednesday. They said a road opening party (ROP), 18th Sikh Regiment personnel, detected some suspicious object at Konthoujam area on...
  • Philippine troops attack to end rebel standoff 15-09-2013 08:51 AM

    Philippine troops have started to battle their way into coastal villages in the south where Muslim rebels have held scores of residents hostage in a six-day standoff, sparking fierce clashes that have killed 56 people and displaced more than 60,000, officials said on Saturday. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said government...
  • Muslim rebels display human shield tied by rope in southern Philippine standoff 11-09-2013 02:51 PM

    Zamboanga city: Rogue Muslim rebels seeking to declare an independent state put a dozen civilians tied together by rope on display as a human shield on Wednesday as a standoff with security forces in a southern Philippine city entered its third day. Waving white flags, the hostages shouted "please don't...