People’s War in India Clippings 17/9/2014

Andhra Pradesh naxal couple arrested in Bangalore

BANGALORE: Hyderabad police with naxal squad arrested a suspected naxal couple from their Peenya residence of Bangalore late Tuesday night and took them to Hyderabad for interrogation. However, city police claimed they dint have any clue on the arrests made. According to sources, the arrested couple were [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 16/9/2014

Forum for alternative politics to be launched

Revolutionary poets Varavara Rao and G Kalyan Rao along with other like-minded people came together to float an organisation called ‘Forum for Alternative Politics’ which would be formally announced on September 21 at Hyderabad. This coincides with the celebration of merger of Peoples’ War and MCCI [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 15/9/2014

Maoist held for attack on former Andhra Pradesh CM Janardhan Reddy

Nellore: Police produced a dreaded Maoist leader, Vattigunta Venkateswar Reddy, alias Deepak, before magistrate Krishnakumari, at Kota town, 75 km from Nellore, on Sunday. He is an accused in the Maoist attack on the former CM N. Janardhan Reddy, and his wife [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 11/9/2014

Maoist camp in Odisha destroyed

A Maoist camp operating in Tarsingh police station limits in Ganjam district of Odisha was destroyed during a joint operation by police forces of Gajapati and Ganjam districts on Wednesday morning. It hinted that after the arrest of expelled CPI (Maoist) leader Sabyasachi Panda in Berhampur in July [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 8/9/2014

Naxal carrying Rs 8 lakh reward held in C’garh

Raipur, Sep 8 (PTI) In a major success, a prominent Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head and is believed to have involved in executing a number of operations against security forces, was arrested from Chhattisgarh’s insurgency- hit Kondagaon district, [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 6/9/2014

INDIA: MAOISTS’ MOBILE STRATEGIES – ANALYSIS

On August 20, 2014, the Union Cabinet approved the extension of mobile telephonic services to 2,199 locations affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The project would be executed [...]

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 [...]