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Odisha: Police arrange marriage of ex-Maoists, host banquet too

April 23, 2022 3:02 am

Kalahandi Superintendent of Police, Dr. Saravana Vivek M, said, "It was recently that they informed us that they are getting married. And since both of them have been with us for so long, we decided to make it a police family function."

Maoist-affected areas in focus, Baghel meets Shah

April 13, 2022 11:55 pm

He also discussed the impact of GST on resources of the state but his stress was on infrastructure development in Maoist-affected districts — expansion of road network, livelihood development and development of banks.

First vote in Maoist hotbed in Odisha's Swabiman Anchal in 15 years

February 24, 2022 2:48 pm

Left-wing ultras operating in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh used to take shelter in the area as it was almost inaccessible for security personnel, said an official engaged in anti-Maoist operations.

Odisha journalist killed in IED blast; Maoists suspected

February 06, 2022 2:17 am

This is the first reported instance of a journalist in Odisha getting killed in alleged Maoist violence. Kalahandi's superintendent of police said police were the likely target of the IEDs.

Maoists blow up Rs 13-cr bridge in Jharkhand

January 23, 2022 10:27 pm

The blast took place on the bridge between Baragada and Lurango in Dumri police station area around 2.30 AM on Sunday, Giridh Sub-divisional Police Officer Anil Kumar Singh said.

Five Maoists gunned down in two separate encounters in Chhattisgarh: Police

January 18, 2022 11:19 pm

The first encounter was between the armed Maoists and Telangana's Greyhounds assisted by Chhattisgarh's DRG (District Reserve Guard) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Tuesday morning.

Suspected Maoists target ex-BJP MLA, slit throats of two police guards

January 05, 2022 1:05 am

Ajay Linda, Chaibasa SP, confirmed that two guards were killed in the attack.

Jharkhand: Suspected Maoists target ex-BJP MLA, slit throats of 2 police guards

January 05, 2022 6:20 am

The throats of the two policemen bodyguards were slit and their AK-47 and two INSAS rifles looted. A third guard survived with injuries.

Three Maoists killed in encounter near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border: Police

October 25, 2021 3:25 pm

The wanted Maoist Madvi Hidma alias Santhosh is not among the three dead, Mulugu district SP Dr Sangram Singh Patil said.

‘Maoists seeking to infiltrate govt intel machinery, bring jungle warfare to metros’

September 21, 2021 6:19 am

To further their work, Maoists are also planning to adopt guerrilla warfare tactics in their urban activities to achieve their goals of revolution, sources have said.


The life of a Maoist: Violence and deceit are a part of the guerrilla life

May 03, 2015 2:19 pm

In the Maoist camp, while marriage within the fold is allowed, a man or a woman can propose to his or her partner only two years after joining the party.


30 Maoists surrender before police, four killed in encounter in Chattisgarh

January 16, 2016 5:07 am

Bastar, Jan 16 (ANI): Around 30 Maoists surrendered before police in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Surrendered Maoists were residents of Mundagarh, Kaknar, Burgum, Chandela, Mardum and Lohandiguda villages. The Maoists were booked for various cases including murder, shooting at police officials, bomb blasts and vandalizing government buildings. They decided to give up arms after getting affected by the ongoing encounters and the government’s rehabilitation policy. Meanwhile, in Bijapur district of the state, four bodies of Maoists - including a woman - were recovered after a successful operation against the rebels. The Maoists were killed in an encounter with personnel of District Reserve Guard (DRG). The police also recovered country made grenades and other equipments used by the Maoists.

Four Maoists arrested with cash, arms and ammunition in Jharkhand

January 12, 2016 7:33 am

Chatra, Jan 12 (ANI): The Jharkhand Police arrested four Maoists with cash, arms and ammunition during raids conducted in Chatra district. Acting on a tip-off, the police conducted raids at several places in Chatra district and arrested four people associated with a Maoist splinter group from two spots and recovered rupees 15 million in cash. Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Upendra Kumar, said three rebels were arrested from a hideout while another was nabbed from a different location. The police also seized huge cache of arms and ammunition from the ultras. Kumar added that the recovered money was collected in form of levy from shopkeepers, contractors and businessmen. Further investigation is underway to ascertain the facts.