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Chhattisgarh: Seven Maoists killed in new Naxal zone

With 16 alleged Maoists killed in the past week, including seven in an encounter in Bastar district last Saturday, the state police has ramped up operations in the monsoon, usually considered difficult because of the terrain.

Chhattisgarh: 7 Maoists killed in encounter in Rajnandgaon, operation underway

The exchange of fire began around 8 am in the jungles between Sherpar and Sitagota area near the Maharashtra border. According to police, a cache of arms and ammunition, including an AK 47, has been recovered from the spot.

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Andhra Pradesh: Two Maoists killed in encounter with police in Visakhapatnam 

According to Visakhapatnam Rural police, 20 Maoists were moving around in Buradamamidi village around 1 am and they opened fire at police personnel engaged in combing operations.

Chhattisgarh's alleged police excesses against 'Maoist sympathisers' — these are the cases

Details of the terms of reference for the proposed commission are not known yet. However, the following are some prominent cases of accusations and arrests made by the Chhattisgarh Police in the past few years.

Chhattisgarh: Police reform panel suggests more leaves for cops in Maoist areas

During the tenure of the previous Raman Singh-led BJP government, police personnel and their families had taken to the streets and demanded improvements in emoluments given to them.

Ultras kill 3 villagers in Maharashtra to avenge 2018 operation

A Police official said Tuesday's incident was the first attack on villagers in Gadchiroli district after Maoist Nambala Keshav Tao alias Basavraju took over from Ganapathy, a top leader of the Naxal movement.

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Maharashtra: Naxals burn 14 road construction vehicles in Gadchiroli

Ten drivers working for a contractor were taken inside the jungle by Maoists at gunpoint. Their vehicles were set on fire and they were freed in the morning.

62 Maoist cadres surrender in Chhattisgarh

The officers said all 62 were “lower-rung cadres”, largely operating under Kutul area committee in the Abhujhmaad forests of Narayanpur district, in southwest Chhattisgarh bordering Maharashtra.

Andhra Pradesh: Decline of Maoists in Araku gives rise to ganja cultivation

Araku in Andhra Pradesh where two Telugu Desam Party leaders were shot dead by Maoists on September 23 is caught up in a deadly mix of ganja and Maoists.

DD cameraman killed by Maoists: It’s a very adventurous assignment, he told colleague minutes earlier

A video that Sharma shot — telling his mother he may not survive the attack, with the sound of gunfire in the background — went viral on Wednesday.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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