People’s War in India Clippings 19/4/2015

Civilians biggest casualty of Naxal violence

While left wing extremism (LWE) — the government’s preferred phrase for Naxal-related violence — has caused over 20,000 deaths in the country since 1980, it is not the extremists or the security forces who have suffered the most. Data accessed by The Hindu shows that a majority [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 18/4/2015

Saibaba admitted to GMCH

Nagpur: Prof GN Saibaba, former lecturer at JNU university in Delhi, who is accused of being a top Maoist cadre, has been admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital on Thursday following complications in health. Physically challenged Saibaba, arrested last year for his Maoist connections, had been on hunger [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 17/4/2015

Naxal banners in Agumbe

Naxal activities have resurfaced again in Agumbe after a gap of five to six years. The presence of banners and slogans on compound wall of government higher primary school at Hosagadde village near Agumbe has shocked people. According to the villagers, naxalites might have stepped into the school premises [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 16/4/2015

Naxals kill abducted police constable in Chhattisgarh

The body of a police constable, who had been abducted by the Naxals last week, was today found on a road in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Police said that constable Beera Basant, the victim, had left for Bijapur on April 7 after being transferred to [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 15/4/2015

Armoured carriers are no protection in heavily-mined Maoist areas

Armoured personnel carriers, called mine protected vehicles (MPV), used by Chhattisgarh police are a boon as well as a bane in the heavily-mined jungle tracks of the state’s Maoist-affected areas, say counter-insurgency experts. The MPVs that roll out from a government ordnance factory [...]

Modi Go Back!-PCR-RCP

Although representatives of the Canadian state like to condemn “Islamo-fascism” whenever it is convenient (as with the recent hoopla over the Charlie Hebdo shootings), the truth is that it really has no problem with real world fascism if and when it is aligned with the imperialist camp. A perfect example of this is Indian [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 14/4/2015

Maoist undertrials to observe fast

Seven members from the Central Committee of the banned CPI (Maoist), who are lodged in Visakhapatnam Central Jail and Cherlapally Central Jail as undertrial prisoners, will observe one-day fast on Wednesday, protesting the alleged extra-judicial killing of five undertrial prisoners by the Telangana police and 20 labourers from [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 13/4/2015

4th Naxal Attack in 3 Days: 3 cops killed, 8 injured in an attack on security vehicle in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: At least 4 police officials have been killed and eight are injured as Naxalites in its fourth attack in last three days tried to explode a mine protected vehicle (MPV) near Cholnar in [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 11/4/2015

Seven STF jawans killed, 11 injured in Maoist attack in Bastar

RAIPUR: Seven personnel of Special Task Force (STF) were killed and eleven others injured in an encounter with outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) rebels at a village near ​Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region on Saturday. Additonal director general of police (anti-Naxal operations) Rajinder [...]

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

Five Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

The Kanker District Police arrested five cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) from the forest of Badrangi in Antagrah block the District on April 9, reports The Pioneer. A huge haul of arms and ammunition along with explosive substances were also recovered from their possession. The [...]