People’s War in India Clippings 30/8/2014

Government announces cash reward of Rs 1 crore on top Naxal leaders

Government has decided to announce a cash reward of Rs one crore on the head of top Naxal leaders and for informers who provide information about their whereabouts. CRPF cheif Dilip Trivedi today said undertaking such a policy decision makes “financial [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 29/8/2014

MHA upbeat about high number of Naxal surrender

Buoyed by a significant spurt in the surrender of Maoist cadres, particularly in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, the Union Home Ministry has advised all Naxal-hit States to ensure proper rehabilitation measures and implementation of welfare schemes to encourage others to shun violence. The latest [...]

Peoples War in India Clippings 28/8/2014

Centre wants Chhattisgarh police to take lead role in anti-Maoist operations

NEW DELHI: As the government works on a revised counter-Naxal doctrine, union Home Secretary Anil Goswami has convened a meeting with Chhattisgarh government brass and its DGP here on Thursday to discuss tightening of the state’s response against Left-wing extremism. Sources indicated [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 27/8/2014

Two Naxals Involved in Jiram Valley Attack Arrested

Two dreaded Maoists allegedly involved in last year’s ghastly Jiram valley attack which killed 31 people including some Congress leaders, were today arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar district. A cache of explosives was also recovered from the ultras, police said. Acting on specific inputs, the [...]

Interview with Varavara Rao

‘Government Waging War Against Maoists at the Behest of Corporates’

President of the Viplava Rachayitala Sangham and convenor of the Forum for Alternative Politics Varavara Rao, in an interview with Anil Kumar, speaks about the ‘Janata Sarkar’ being implemented in the Dandakaranya region and the Maoist movement in the country.

Q: What was [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 25/8/2014

Maoist links: Bombay HC quashes Saibaba’s bail plea

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected the bail application of Delhi University professor G N Saibaba, under arrest since May for his alleged Maoist links. Justice Sunil Shukre , while rejecting the argument of Saibaba that he couldn’t be branded a [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 24/8/2014

Naxals’ anti-bauxite meet pulls big crowd

VISAKHAPATNAM: Trouble seems to be brewing for security forces in Visakhapatnam district going by the huge turnout of tribals at an anti-bauxite mining meeting organized by the banned CPI Maoist party on the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) on Saturday. Nearly 800 people from 25 villages attended the meeting [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/8/2014

Three naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Three naxals, including a woman cadre, were on Saturday arrested from different places in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police said. “While one ultra was nabbed from Dantewada district, two others were picked from Kanker district,” DIG (SIB) Dipanshu Kabara told a news agency over phone. The naxal [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 22/8/2014

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with security forces

Raipur: A naxal was today gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said. The face-off took place during a combing operation near restive Birabhati forests under Bhejji police station limits, Sukma Superintendent of Police D Shrawan told PTI. [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 21/8/2014

Maha Govt announces Rs 1 cr bounty for Naxal chief

Ganapathy In an unprecedented move, Maharashtra Government has announced a cash reward of Rs one crore to anyone giving crucial information leading to arrest of chief of CPI (Maoist) Muppala Lakshman Rao alias Ganapathy. Rs 60 lakh will also be given to the [...]