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Pune police may question Digvijaya Singh in Maoist probe

May 11, 2022 11:16 am

Digvijay Singh’s cellphone number was reportedly mentioned in one of the letters the Pune police claimed to have seized from the arrested activists.

Jharkhand: Wanted Maoist commander killed in police encounter, wife held for interrogation

January 03, 2017 6:51 pm

The police said that Tudu was involved in the attack on a team led by former Additional SP (Operations) Shailendra Barnwal, in which his bodyguard had died and he sustained injuries.

COBRA battalion personnel killed in encounter with Maoists

June 18, 2016 6:01 am

The police said the Maoists too suffered gunshot injuries and one of them may have been killed.

Ex-minister’s charge of fund transfer from BJD to Maoist leader falls flat

June 09, 2016 12:35 am

On Tuesday, Tripathy had alleged that Rs 45 lakh was transferred from BJD’s account.

Maoists’ use of IEDs reveals true nature of their project

May 18, 2016 12:01 am

On March 31, a powerful IED blast left seven CRPF jawans killed, disfigured and mutilated, in Bastar division

Sontakke bail: SC takes note of duration of her custody, acquittals in other cases

May 10, 2016 3:58 am

In all, 18 cases were lodged against Sontakke after her arrest from Thane in 2011 by the ATS, 16 of which ended with acquittals and discharge.

Gadchiroli mining: Maoists issue threat to politicians, call them ‘agents of capitalists’

May 05, 2016 3:09 am

The letter has been issued by Shrinivas, secretary of western sub-zonal bureau of Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee.

Maoists kill two villagers, say police

May 01, 2016 2:34 am

“A group of 15-20 Naxals came to Masanadi village near Pendhri and took away Sheshrao Darro, 52, and Devaji Atla, 55, both tribals, and killed them in the adjoining forest,” the note said.

Covering Bastar: 'Whoever speaks up is silenced'

April 19, 2016 5:03 pm

Horrific cases of human rights violations in Bastar have not been written about due to journalists’ fear of becoming a target of the state or the Maoists.

Held for ‘maoist’ links, SC grants bail to DU professor Saibaba

April 05, 2016 2:04 am

The counsel for the Maharashtra government had opposed the bail, contending that some witnesses in the case were yet to be examined and that they apprehended Saibaba would propagate Maoist views if set free.


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.