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

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

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

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.

Pune Police probe ‘Maoist’ papers uploaded on SPPU website

SPPU officials said the documents had been collected as part of an old project and were uploaded on the website between 2003 and 2008 for “future research and academic purposes.”

IED explosion: North Gadchiroli CPI(Maoist) unit head named in FIR

The IED explosion killed 15 Quick Response Team (QRT) personnel and their civilian driver near Jambhur Kheda village in Kurkheda on Wednesday.

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.

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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.