Odisha Police arrested Five Maoists in Bandhugaon block
Report by Manoranjan Routray, Koraput: Five Maoists were arrested and two country-made guns seized from them during a combing operation in Bandhugaon block of Koraput district of Odisha, on the occasion of their ongoing People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) week. Acting on a tip-off, Koraput [...]
25th January 2014 Great International Day of Solidarity and Struggle!
In India more than 10.000 supposed Maoists are languishing in jails, to them are to be added other thousands of prisoners involved in the national liberation movements (Kashmir, Manipur, etc.) or other democratic movements. Beside with the leaders, cadres and members of the PLGA, [...]
16 alleged Maoist cultural wing activists arrested
At least 16 Muria Gond tribals have been arrested in the last 48 hours in Bijapur district of south Chhattisgarh for allegedly acting as cultural activists of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist). The arrested alleged activists are aged between 18 and 22 years and were [...]
11 ultras held for spreading Naxal ideology in Chhattisgarh
Raipur: Eleven cadres, most of them women, of a cultural front of Maoists, were arrested for allegedly spreading Naxal ideology during their ongoing PLGA week in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said today. “The ultras were nabbed while they were conducting cultural activities near Biriyabhumi [...]
Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, Mumbai.
Dated 13th November, 2013
Sushma Hemant Ramteke, 30, an undertrial political prisoner currently held in Byculla District Prison has been a victim of a brutal assault by jail staff and officers on 8.11.2013. She and four of other co-accused women including Angela Sontakke, were the [...]
Allegations of assault on women political prisoners
Mumbai: The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR) has alleged that some of the political prisoners lodged in Byculla District Prison were victims of a brutal attack by jail staff last Friday. According to CPDR, Sushma Hemant Ramteke, an undertrial political prison and four other [...]
Release Rajkishore Singh Immediately and Unconditionally!
Rajkishore Singh, the General Secretary of Revolutionary Democratic Front was today arrested from his residence in Bihar by the police and was taken to Madhuban district to be booked in a case of 2005 allegedly involving the CPI (Maoist). Rajkishore Singh, who is in his mid seventies, [...]
Bihar becoming bridge for Maoists in Nepal, India: Central intelligence panel
The Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) headed by the cabinet secretary has criticised the Bihar police and central security forces for not carrying out counter-intelligence operations against Maoist. In an intelligence assessment report accessed by The Indian Express, the JIC has said that [...]
Justice deliverance slowing down in Chhattisgarh district, RTI reveals
A series of RTI queries have revealed that only 4.3 per cent of criminal trials end in convictions in south Bastar, partially dominated by the Maoists, compared to a national average of 38.5. The accused individuals – who almost entirely belong to Gond community [...]