People’s War in India Clippings 3/9/2015

High-level meeting discusses ways to tackle Naxals

Close coordination between Central and state forces fighting Naxals, construction of rural infrastructure in Maoist-hit areas are among the host of issues discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting held here on Wednesday. The meeting, chaired by Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary and attended [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 2/9/2015

Suspected naxal sympathisers spark off panic at Anrak plant

MAKAVARAPALEM (Visakhapatnam): Around 10 to 15 unidentified persons came calling on the Anrak Alumina factory at around 10.30 on Monday night and enquired about the factory and its management, sending into a tizzy the security guards, who believe they were naxals. Sources said the unidentified [...]

Kolkata: Statements against torture and threats to prisoners on hunger strike in Presidency Correctional Home

August 31, 2015

Press Release from Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation

(CDRO)

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations, CDRO, strongly condemns the punitive measures adopted by the jail administration of Kolkata’s Presidency Correctional Home against 30 political prisoners who have been on hunger strike since 28th August 2015. The strike has been called to [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 1/9/2015

Naxal held in Chhattisgarh, IED recovered

RAIPUR: A Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 30,000 was on Monday arrested and an IED seized from him in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar district, police said. Acting on a specific input, Budhram Madkami was arrested by a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and district force [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 31/8/2015

Seven Maoists arrested in Bihar

BANKA, BIHAR: Seven hardcore Maoists were today arrested by security forces from a bus stand in Banka district of Bihar, a police official said. The security forces comprising CRPF, Special Task Force and district police, carried out a joint operation and arrested the seven harcore Maoists from Pokharia bus [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 30/8/2015

CRPF exchanges fire with naxalites in Sukma

A gun-battle took place between CoBRA forces and Naxalites in a dense forest of Chhattisgarh’s worst insurgency-hit Sukma district today, police said. A squad of 208 battalion of Compact Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), an elite unit of CRPF, was patrolling in Bhejji police station area, [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 29/8/2015

One naxalite held

A suspected naxalite was arrested and a naxalite camp was destroyed during search operations at Bhalua forest in Bihar’s Jamui district today. Chandramandi police station in-charge Ajit Kumar said a search was conducted after information that few naxalites were camping in the forest area. Police destroyed a camp after exchange [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 26/8/2015

Naxal attack: Three BSF jawans killed in Odisha

Three Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and six were injured on Wednesday after a Maoist ambush on a BSF party near Sukma-Malkangiri border in Chitrakonda, Odisha. BSF DG DK Pathak will later reach the spot to take stock of the situation. According to [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 25/8/2015

Two Maoists supporters arrested in Purulia

Purulia: Two Maoist supporters were on Tuesday arrested from Balarampur town in the district on charges of extortion, a police official said. The two sympathisers, hailing from Belpahari in West Midnapur district, came to Balarampur town and were collecting money from the shopkeepers who complained to the [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/8/2015

Hardcore naxalite held with arms and ammunitions

A hardcore Maoist was arrested today with arms and ammunitions from a village under Chakai police station area in Bihar’s naxal-infested Jamui district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, a joint team of Jamui police and Special Task Force (STF) raided Batpar village [...]