People’s War in India Clippings 27/7/2014

Maoists gear up for ‘Martyrs’ week’ in Bastar

The outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) will observe a ‘Shahid Saftah’ (Martyrs’ week) from July 28 to August 2 in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. According to Dantewada district Superintendent of Police (SP) Kamlochan Kashyap, the martyrs’ week is a yearly ‘spectacle’ organised by [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 26/7/2014

Reds kill two ahead of Martyrs’ Week

KORAPUT: Maoists on Friday killed two persons, including a village headman, in Malkangiri district on charges of working as police informers, a day after special director general of BSF B D Sharma visited the district to take stock of ongoing anti-Naxalite operations ahead of Martyrs’ Week [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/7/2014

Jharkhand: Top Naxal Commander Killed

In a pre-dawn operation, security forces today killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state. According to preliminary information reaching the headquarters here, the Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI (Maoists), [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 22/7/2014

Maoist wall posters reappear after 10 years

Undeterred by recent combing operations in the Nallamala forests after the arrest of Naxal leader Daragoni Srinu alias Vikram, Maoists pasted posters on the walls of government offices at Midgil in the district on Monday inviting people and supporters to attend the annual meeting to be [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 21/7/2014

Maoists regroup to regain hold in Visakhapatnam’s Visakha Agency

VISAKHAPATNAM: After nearly a five-month lull, Maoists have reportedly begun regrouping to regain their stronghold areas in the Visakha Agency ahead of the Martyrs Week to be observed from July 28 to August 3. According to sources, the banned outfit has already started setting [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 20/7/2014

 

After Panda, Focus Shifts to Naxal Leader Nachika Linga

KORAPUT: Following the arrest of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, the focus of the security forces seems to have shifted to Nachika Linga, President of Chasi Muliya Adivasi Sangh (CMAS), a naxal-backed tribal outfit in Koraput district of Odisha. Nachika, the most wanted tribal [...]

Peoples War in India Clippings 19/7/2014

Three killed, four injured in Aurangabad police firing, police station gutted

GAYA: Close on the heels of Rohtas police firing, three villagers were killed and four others injured in police firing in Madanpur police station area of Aurangabad district on Saturday afternoon. An uncontrollable and violent mob of villagers, earlier in the day [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 18/7/2014

Six wanted naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: Six naxals, carrying reward on their heads were arrested today during a joint search operation by security personnel in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint team of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and district force from restive Koranda forests [...]

Peoples War in India Clippings 17/7/2014

BSF personnel in Odisha seized explosives planted by Maoists

Rayagada: The BSF personnel on Thursday seized explosives planted by the Maoists inside Kumbahriput forest in Rayagada district. A team of BSF personnel came across four electronic detonators and four bundles of wire lying on the road side while going for a combing operation [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 16/7/2014

Maoist leader on hunger strike in jail

KOLKATA: Maoist leader Anup Roy, who is lodged in Presidency Correctional Home, is likely to be shifted to MR Bangur Hospital. The state committee member of the CPI(Maoist) was in the sixth day of his fast-unto-death protest on Tuesday when his condition worsened. He is demanding a [...]