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Maoist activist shot during ‘extortion bid’ at Kerala resort

The deceased was identified as C P Jaleel (30), from Pandikkad in Malappuram district. Guests at the resort were unhurt.

At least 10 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

The encounter took place at the bank of the Indravati river in Abhujhmaad, about 25 kilometres from Bhairamgarh town. The river Indravati acts as a natural boundary for Abhujhmaad.


First time, 'Maoist pamphlet' calls for hospitals, schools, hostels

The police, however, said it is treating it with scepticism, an official said, adding this may be "a way Maoists try and get local population on their side."

Pune: Police action against Teltumbde false, govt orchestrated suppression, say activists

Recently, the Supreme Court had rejected an application filed by Teltumbde seeking that the first information report (FIR) against him be quashed.

Bihar: Maoists attack BJP MLC's house, 1 killed

The Maoists planted IEDs at Rajan Singh’s house and at an under-construction community hall.

Chhattisgarh: 11 Maoists, 2 policemen killed in encounters

Police officials said two other Maoists were also killed on November 25 in Bijapur district in separate encounters in the Gangaloor and Madded police station limits respectively


West Bengal: Threats spur cops to step up anti-Maoist operations

Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria said, “We are trying to find out who is behind these posters. It seems a lot of people are involved. There is no reason to panic. Prima facie, this incident has no connection with the arrests of suspected Maoists.”

Elgaar Parishad case: Pune court rejects bail pleas of activists Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bhardwaj

Activists Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira and Sudha Bhardwaj were accused of having Maoist links and were arrested in June in connection with the probe into Elgar Parishad and Bhima Koregaon violence.

One Maoist killed near Andhra-Odisha border

Gajarla Meena is named as one of the accused in the killing of Araku TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former MLA Siveri Soma who were shot dead on September 23 by Maoists.

Will apply for bail: Activist Vernon Gonsalves’ family

Gosalves has been accused of being a member of the banned outfit, the Communist Party of India (Maoist), and plotting an armed overthrow of the central government.

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Eight Naxals neutralised in encounter in Telangana

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

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

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.