People’s War in India Clippings 6/7/2015

C’garh DMs allowed to invoke preventive detention under NSA

District Collectors in Naxal-affected Chhattisgarh have been empowered to order preventive detention under the National Security Act to maintain public peace and ward off any possible threat to the security of the state. The directive, issued last week by Home Department, allows the District Magistrates [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 3/7/2015

Suspended professor accused of Maoist links released on bail

Suspended Delhi University professor G N Saibaba who was lodged in the central prison here after being accused of Maoist links was released today after he was granted temporary bail for three months by the Bombay High Court. The wheel-chair bound English lecturer was [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 2/7/2015

Maoists kill tribal man ahead of ‘Protest Week’

Malkangiri (Odisha), Jul 2 (PTI) Maoists killed a tribal man suspecting him to be a police informer at Chintamchilika area here as the rebels began a ‘protest week’ today demanding halt to anti-Naxal operations by security forces. A group of ultras had abducted Raman Tamarabi [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 30/6/2015

Delhi University Professor Arrested for Maoist Links Granted Bail

MUMBAI: Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, arrested a year ago by the Maharashtra police for alleged links with Maoists, has been granted temporary bail of three months.

Chhattisgarh govt hikes salary, allowance of cops in anti-Naxal ops

Raipur: In a boost [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 29/6/2015

1 Naxal shot dead, another demoted for ‘sexual misconduct’: CPI (Maoist)

Rammurti, a commander of company-2 under DKZSC, was found guilty of “indiscipline and anarchist and indecent behaviour with women in the area, as well as women cadres”.

A recent document published by the Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC) of the CPI [...]

A song in memory of Comrade Vivek

People’s War in India Clippings 26/6/2015

I am not sure if my husband will come out of prison alive: Professor Saibaba’s wife

In the one year since her husband has been incarcerated, A S Vasantha has got to visit him only five times. They have been communicating mostly with letters. In one, he wrote, “I feel like boiled flesh [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 25/6/2015

Rocket launchers, detonators seized from Naxal hotbed

They were recovered yesterday by a joint team of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and district police from the forest under Madanwada police station limits. In a major haul of Maoists’ weaponry, three improvised rocket launchers and two detonators have been seized from a dense forest in Chhattisgarh’s [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 24/6/2015

Centre agrees to Maharashtra demand to let CRPF stay in Naxal district

NEW DELHI: Giving into the demands of Maharashtra, the NDA government is learnt to have decided not to replace CRPF from the Naxal hotbed of Gadchiroli. UPA government had proposed to replace 5 battalions of CRPF with ITBP, another central force [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/6/2015

Shutdown call by Maoist rebels cripples normal life in Jharkhand

Latehar, June 23 (ANI): A day-long shutdown called by Maoist rebels crippled normal life in Jharkhand as vehicles remained off roads and shops closed on Tuesday. Educational institutions, banks and other public installations also remained closed as precautionary measures and out of fear. The [...]