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Friday, October 23, 2020



Telangana HC orders re-postmortem examination of three slain Maoists

September 25, 2020 10:24 am

After directions to the government regarding the conduct of re-postmortem examination and seeking the report in a sealed cover, the Court posted the matter for further hearing to November 5.

Wanted Maoist held in Madhya Pradesh

September 18, 2020 1:39 am

Police said they received information of movement of Maoists posing as villagers to buy supplies. A team was sent to the market, where they followed two people whose movement seemed suspicious.

Madhya Pradesh orders CID probe into killing of Chhattisgarh man in ‘crossfire’

September 17, 2020 5:56 am

The order for inquiry comes a day after Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uikey wrote to Chouhan, demanding an inquiry and adequate compensation to Dhurve's family. On Monday, Chhattisgarh Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar had written to Chouhan and sought a high-level probe.

Bastar sees recent spike in Maoist activities, police cite ‘desperation’

September 14, 2020 8:49 am

According to Bijapur SP Kamlochan Kashyap, “We have been foiling their plans that could inflict damage on the security personnel and they haven't been able to carry out anything substantial for months now. The frustration is coming out on the lone targets.”

Four Maoists, cop killed in Chhattisgarh

May 10, 2020 3:48 am

On Thursday the Indo-Tibetan Border Police force found an “explosives dump", including gun powder, country-made ammunition and wires used to make explosives.

Tremors within Chhattisgarh govt over encounter probe report: ‘Cabinet misled’

December 02, 2019 6:56 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the state government decided to table the report after a hurried Cabinet meeting late Saturday. During the meeting, sources said, at least two ministers claimed the Cabinet had been “misled” earlier about the contents of the report.

Maoist leader from TN killed in Kerala encounter

October 30, 2019 4:00 am

On Monday, three Maoists were killed when patrolling commandos of the state police, Thunderbolt, exchanged fire with Maoists camping in deep forests.

Dantewada bypoll: Congress, BJP may field wives of slain leaders

September 02, 2019 12:55 am

It was the attack on Mandavi’s cavalcade on April 9, two days before the Lok Sabha election in Bastar, that has necessitated the bypoll, with him being the only BJP MLA among the 12 in Bastar.

Pune: ‘Top Maoist leader’ Muralidharan released from prison on bail

July 24, 2019 11:30 am

Muralidharan was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), along with his alleged courier Ismail Hamza (29), from Talegaon Dabhade area in Pune rural on May 8, 2015, for their “links with the banned CPI-Maoist”.

Maoists ambush, gun down five policemen in Jharkhand

June 15, 2019 4:51 am

The Maoist ambush in Saraikela, near Jamshedpur, is the third in the region since the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand. On May 28, 26 CRPF and Jharkhand Police personnel were injured in a series of IED blasts triggered by Maoists in the same area.


Eight Naxals neutralised in encounter in Telangana

March 01, 2016 11:12 am

Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Mar 01 (ANI): The Greyhounds Division of the Telangana Police neutralised eight Naxals in an encounter on Tuesdayon the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. Telangana Maoist party secretary Hari Bhushan and Divisional Commander Lachhanna were among those eliminated. An AK 47, two SLR and three 303 rifles were recovered from Putapadu near Cherla. The body of Naxals has been shifted to Bhadrachalam.

Police arrest Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand

March 01, 2016 7:12 am

Giridih, Jharkhand, Mar 01 (ANI): Police arrested a Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand giving a major blow to the extremist group in the region. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Chandamuni Hansda from a bus station in Giridih district, who is wanted in murder of a senior police officer and other heinous crimes. The woman is believed to be member of core team of Maoist leader Hitesh in the Santhal-Pargana zone, which consists of six districts. Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh B Verier, called it was a big achievement for the police. Police said she was the founding member of the Maoist women’s wing in Santhal-Pargana.

Police arrest Maoist commander, recover arms and ammunition in Gaya

January 16, 2016 5:29 am

Gaya, Jan 16 (ANI): The Police arrested a Maoist commander and also recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition during a combing operation in Gaya, Bihar. Police had received information about the Maoist’s movement on January 13. Acting on the tip-off, police and officials of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conducted a combing operation in Gaya district. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gaya, Garima Malik said they recovered AK-56 rifle, 102 live cartridges and other items from the commander. However, the Maoists claim to be fighting for the rights of peasants and landless labourers as they routinely call strikes, attack government property and target politicians and police.