People’s War in India Clippings 9/10/2015

Naxals urge surrendered colleagues to rejoin movement

Nagpur: The Naxal strength is depleting alarmingly with heavy casualties, increasing surrenders by cadre, and reluctance of youths to join them. This is also evident from a pamphlet recovered by the Gadchiroli police, which calls on surrendered Naxals to rejoin the movement. Such pamphlets printed by Dandakaranya [...]

An Undeniable Class Struggle-K Murali

Feyzi Ismail and Alpa Shah correctly draw attention to the perils inherent in an overflux of identity politics, citing current experiences (“Class Struggle, the Maoists and the Indigenous Question in Nepal and India,” EPW, 29 August 2015). However, their proposition of a “lack of clarity” in relation to the indigenous question in case of [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 8/10/2015

Woman naxalite killed in gun battle with police

A woman naxalite was shot dead in a fierce gun battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district during an operation which led to the rescue of some villagers held hostage by the ultras, police said on Wednesday. The armed exchange took place between a [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 6/10/2015

Women issues form integral part of Naxals’ ‘leadership training programme-2014’

GADCHIROLI: A document retrieved during police operation in the Gadchiroli-Gondia belt reflected the gravity with which Naxals aims to deal with women issues and rope in more of them into their fold. The document, which is a handwritten ‘Leadership training programme-2014, contained a [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 4/10/2015

Naxal involved in Jiram valley attack held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Oct 4 (PTI) A 36-year-old Naxalite who was allegedly involved in ghastly Jiram valley attack on Congress leaders, has been arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district, a senior police officer said today. The rebel identified as Joga Madkami was apprehended by a joint [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 3/10/2015

Oct 2: Hyderabad: Report of protest against torture and fake encounter killings in Warangal

A report by Bittu

Massive repression marked the march, organized by 372 organizations together towards Assembly from Sunderaiyyah Vignana Kendram at 10 am against the torture and fake encounter killing of two Maoist cadre in Warangal. [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 2/10/2015

Mass Repression in Telangana

On september 30 any forum sympathetic to the C.P.I.(Maoist) is supressed brutally .This is unconstitutional and undemocratic as any person in ademocarcy has a right to express his ideological belief.We need to form organizations of forums defending the people’s right to struggle not affiliated to [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 1/10/2015

Watch Court, HC tells cops after releasing ‘Naxal’

Nagpur: In a big respite for alleged Naxal leader Maruti Kurwatkar, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered his release, while censuring Gadchiroli police for not following procedures while rearresting him. A division bench comprising Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice Prasanna Varale [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 30/9/2015


Telangana: Hundreds arrested for protesting Maoists’ killings

Hundreds of activists from Left parties and other mass organisations across Telangana were arrested on Wednesday to halt their march to the state assembly to protest killing of two Maoists by police. Leaders and workers of various organisations were detained in different districts [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 29/9/2015

Maoist leader’s letter to cadre: ‘100 Maoists killed in a year… very big loss to movement’

In a letter intercepted by the police, CPI (Maoist) Central Committee spokesperson Abhay has admitted that about 100 Maoists were killed in a year. The letter, written in Gondi language for the ground-level militia members, was issued on [...]