People’s War in India Clippings 26/11/2015

Naxals Torch Passenger Bus in Chhattisgarh, None Hurt

RAIPUR: Naxals torched a private travel bus in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district, after asking its passengers to alight, police said today. They also fired upon an anti-landmine vehicle in which security forces had rushed to the spot to rescue the passengers. However, no one was [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 25/11/2015

Attack on mine site in Kanker

..In the same district, Naxals today set on fire at least 20 vehicles and machines engaged in mining work. These included 13 trucks and 6 Poclain machines (excavators). No one was hurt in the incident, police said. A group of armed ultras raided the Hahaladdi iron ore [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 24/11/2015

Naxal commander killed in Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh police on Tuesday gunned down a Naxal commander in Maoist-hit Dantewada district, taking the number of rebels killed in various encounters in Bastar region this month to 15. Dantewada Superintendent of Police (SP) Kamlochan Kashyap said the encounter took place at around 1 P.M. between a [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/11/2015

Naxal involved in tribal youth’s murder arrested

Adilabad police on Sunday arrested Chunchula Bakkanna alias Shankaranna, a 38-year-old Maoist from patha Yellapur of Khanapur mandal ending the suspense of the last few days over his physical well being. He was involved in the murder of a tribal youth Kursenga Ballar Sha at Kheriguda [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 22/11/2015

Four women Naxals killed by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Four women Naxals were killed and a top rebel leader injured in a major gunbattle with security forces in the wee hours of Sunday in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, taking to 14 the number of Maoists gunned down in the worst-hit Bastar region in November. [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 21/11/2015


The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Government faced its first serious challenge from the outlawed CPI-Maoist after the ultras abducted six party leaders in Khammam district bordering Chhattisgarh. In a letter signed by CPI-Maoist spokesperson Jagan, the ultras demanded immediate end to the encounters [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 20/11/2015

Three youngsters detained by police

Three youths, including an M.Tech student, were detained by the police at the Kothagudem bus stand on Wednesday evening on the suspicion of proceeding to the “strife-torn” areas of neighbouring Chhattisgarh. The three were bound over in the presence of Tahsildar in the coal town on Thursday. Their [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 19/11/2015

Two Naxals gunned down in encounter with police

Raipur:At least two Naxals were today killed by security forces following a major gun-battle in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district. “The operation was launched collectively by CRPF’s elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action’s (CoBRA) 208 battalion and two teams of state’s District Reserve Group (DRG) under [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 18/11/2015

Ganjam District Committee protests against alleged atrocities on tribals, demands compensation

Alleging security forces of perpetrating atrocities on tribals, Ganjam District Committee of Communist Party of India (Marxist) protested Wednesday and submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister through the Revenue Divisional Commissioner. “Many tribals are exploited and even killed by police forces [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 17/11/2015

Naxalite Commits Suicide in Police Custody; 5 Cops Suspended

RAIPUR: A detained Naxalite, who was allegedly involved in the deadly 2013 Jiram Valley attack, allegedly committed suicide at a police interrogation cell in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district, police said today. Following the incident, five policemen, including a sub-inspector, have been suspended. “Baman alias Dinesh [...]