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 [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 20/8/2014

Two Maoist guerrillas arrested in Latehar

Two Maoists, including a ‘zonal commander’ of the proscribed outfit, were on Tuesday arrested in Latehar district, the police said. The police raided a house around and nabbed zonal commander Ravindra Yadav and his associate Lavtesh Ganju from Kuriamakhurd village under Balumath police station after being tipped [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 19/8/2014

Government to send 2,000 paramilitary men of Nagaland unit to fight Maoists in Bastar

NEW DELHI: The home ministry has decided to send over 2,000 paramilitary men belonging Nagaland’s Indian Reserve Battalions to fight Maoists in Bastar, the worst Maoist-hit zone. A senior home ministry official said his ministry has written to the [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 18/8/2014

MP seeks Centre’s nod for buying weapons for Naxal-hit areas

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh government has sought Centre’s permission to purchase weapons for Naxal-hit areas from the grant given to them and also demanded a dedicated helicopter for surveillance of regions affected with violence. “We have demanded from the Centre to give permission for [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 16/8/2014

Two Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district

Two Naxals were arrested on Saturday in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district in a joint operation by BSF and local police, officials said. Salduram Anchale (52) and Sunil Jain (25) were nabbed from Sikhsod and Tadoti police station area in the district, about 125 km from Raipur, police [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 15/8/2014

Naxalites moving to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, claim police

Chikmagalur: Are Naxals, who have attempted to increase their area of influence in the state over the last decade or so, giving up and moving to neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Kerala? If Inspector General of Police, Amrit Paul is to be believed, Naxals are no longer [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 14/8/2014

Naxals may carry out attacks on Independence Day, warns IB

New Delhi: Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations tomorrow, the Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert saying Maoists could carry out strikes on August 15. The alert notes that since the CPI(Maoist) is observing ‘Black Day’ tomorrow, its cadre could target security forces and [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 13/8/2014

Naxal commander arrested in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district

Raipur: A hardcore naxal commander was today arrested after he was injured in an encounter between Maoists and security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said. The face-off took place near Ghumsimunda forests under Antagarh police station limits when a joint squad of 123 battalion [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 12/8/2014

Naxal Efforts on to Strengthen Influence in South India: Govt

NEW DELHI: The CPI(Maoist) is making efforts to strengthen its influence in South India, particularly on the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said their plans include creating a base [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 11/8/2014

Maoist nabbed in West Singhbhum, pistol, cartridges seized

Jamshedpur : The joint team of West Singhbhum district police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) arrested a hardcore Maoist ultra, wanted in several criminal Tunia Horo under Kunduru gutu school of WestSinghbhum district. The arrested man was the section commander. Acting on a tip off [...]