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Maoist pamphlet exhorts Marathas to brace revolution for justice

June 12, 2021 6:31 pm

Maharashtra State Committee of CPI(Maoist) secretary Sahyadri has stated that reservation hasn’t brought equality and justice to the socially backward communities for whom it was originally designed and hence may not benefit even the Marathas.

Handwriting expert who examined documents bearing different aliases of 'Maoist' couple deposes before Pune court

March 27, 2021 2:12 am

Juikar had given his opinion regarding the handwriting and signatures of the accused, based on an examination of documents seized during the investigation of the case.

Supreme Court to hear bail plea of activist Navlakha today

March 22, 2021 1:14 am

A bench, comprising Justices U U Lalit and K M Joseph, had on March 15 asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to file its response on the bail plea of the activist, and decided to hear the same on March 22.

Jharkhand: Maoists set off mine, kill 3 cops sent for combing ops

March 05, 2021 2:32 am

The incident took place at 8.45 am at the foothills of Lanji Pahar – an area under the Toklo police station of Chakradharpur block -- when personnel of CRPF’s 197 Battalion and Jharkhand Jaguar’s Assault 11 were on their way to reinforce an ongoing combing operation.

‘Surrendered Maoist’ dead, kin say cops didn’t allow them to meet

February 27, 2021 9:28 am

On Tuesday evening, one of them, 20-year-old Pande, accused of being the member of a theatre group linked to Maoists, died at a guest house in the police lines, reportedly of suicide.

Two Maoist operatives shot dead in MP’s Balaghat

December 13, 2020 3:42 am

According to police officials from Balaghat, the two were a part of a group of around 11 Maoists who had come to the villages surrounding Borevan to carry out recruitment work.

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.”


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.