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 12/9/2014

Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head was arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said Friday. The cadre, Lakhmu (38), was apprehended from a forest near his native Kumnar village under Kurusnar police limits by the district force [...]

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 10/9/2014

Pune ATS gives proof of fund transfers done by ‘Maoist operative’ Arun Bhelke

To extend the police custody of Arun Bhelke and his wife Kanchan Nanaware, the Pune unit of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) revealed that it has recovered a record of transfer of funds made from and to Nanaware’s bank account. The husband [...]

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 7/9/2014

Court rejects bail plea of ‘Naxal’ Hem Mishra

A sessions court in Aheri has rejected the bail application of Hem Mishra, the first of the three alleged Naxals operatives from New Delhi to be arrested by the Gadchiroli police last year. The police had claimed to have arrested Mishra from the Aheri bus [...]

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 30/8/2014

Government announces cash reward of Rs 1 crore on top Naxal leaders

Government has decided to announce a cash reward of Rs one crore on the head of top Naxal leaders and for informers who provide information about their whereabouts. CRPF cheif Dilip Trivedi today said undertaking such a policy decision makes “financial [...]

Peoples War in India Clippings 28/8/2014

Centre wants Chhattisgarh police to take lead role in anti-Maoist operations

NEW DELHI: As the government works on a revised counter-Naxal doctrine, union Home Secretary Anil Goswami has convened a meeting with Chhattisgarh government brass and its DGP here on Thursday to discuss tightening of the state’s response against Left-wing extremism. Sources indicated [...]