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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.

Four held for helping Maoists kill TDP MLAs in Andhra Pradesh

Dr K Fakkerappa, DCP, Law and Order, Visakhapatnam City and head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to probe the killings, said the four “Maoist sympathisers” have been arrested from Dumbriguda Mandal.

Andhra attack: Police seek info on three Maoists

The names were released after Sharma and DCP K Fakeerappa, who is probing the killings, visited the site of the attack at Liptuputtu village in Dumbriguda mandal and spoke to eyewitnesses and villagers.


Maoists will finish the adivasi... Revolution difficult because recruitment is down: Maoist leader Pahad Singh

Last month, senior Maoist leader Pahad Singh, who had the police of three states in hot pursuit, surrendered to the Chhattisgarh Police. Singh speaks to The Indian Express from an undisclosed location about his early life, why he picked the gun, his 18 years in the Maoist movement and how he ended up disillusioned

Two letters by Maoists on plans to assassinate Modi, Shah, Rajnath led to police action: Officials

While the 2016 letter suggested that there were deliberations among the Naxals to kill Modi, Shah, and Singh, the 2017 letter referred to a plan to carry out a Rajiv Gandhi assassination-type attack on the Prime Minister during one of his roadshows.

Jharkhand: Security forces arrest two Maoists in Garwah district

On a tip-off that a group of Maoists was present at Kulhi jungle, the security forces launched a search operation on Friday night, police said.

Explained Snippets: Incidents of Maoist violence decreasing, numbers of LWE cadres killed increasing in last five years

The number of Left Wing Extremist (LWE) cadres killed was in three digits in 2016 and 2017, and had touched 119 by the middle of May this year, according to the official count of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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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.