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 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 [...]

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 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 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 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 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 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 [...]