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Maoists call for bandh on May 16

With an aim to continue their reign of terror and pressure on the government, Maoists have given a bandh call in Koraput district on May 16. This is the first bandh call given by Maoists in Koraput district after the … Continue reading

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INDIA URGED TO IMPLEMENT COURT BAN OF ANTI-MAOIST MILITIAS

Authorities in India’s Chhattisgarh state must immediately comply with a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to disband and disarm anti-Maoist state-sponsored civil militias, Amnesty International said today. Since 2005, civil militias known as Koya commandos are alleged to have … Continue reading

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Maoists’ shutdown hits NMDC iron ore transportation

Iron ore transportation of public sector mining giant NMDC Ltd in Chhattisgarh has been hit hard since Monday by a week-long shutdown called by the Maoists, a company official said on Friday. “Iron ore shipment by NMDC Ltd has been … Continue reading

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In Dantewada, posters call for punishment to SPOs

Posters found along the Jagadalpur-Konta National Highway 221 in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district have singled out 12 Special Police Officers (SPOs) and police constables for punishment at the hands of “the people” and the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army of the Communist … Continue reading

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Maoists attack railway station, police station

In Gaya district, around 100 armed Maoists attacked the Kothi police station where one company each of the Bihar Military Police, District Armed Police and Special Auxiliary Force were stationed, City Superintendent of Police Ratnamani Sanjeev said.The policemen retaliated firing … Continue reading

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Activist killed in Aklan

MANILA, Philippines – A day after a journalist was killed in Tabuk City in Nueva Vizcaya, a coordinator of militant group Bayan Muna was shot dead yesterday morning in Kalibo town in Aklan. Fernando Baldomero, a municipal councilor of Lezo, … Continue reading

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Two Rebels Die in Clash with Peruvian Police

LIMA – A clash between police and suspected members of the Shining Path rebel group left two guerrillas dead, Peruvian officials said Friday. National Police director Miguel Hidalgo told Canal N television that one of those killed was “Comrade Ruben,” … Continue reading

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CPI-M: Using air power against Maoists not a matter of public debate

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said using air power during the anti-Maoist operations was not a matter of public debate and it was the government’s duty to ensure the safety of civilians. “These … Continue reading

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Jailed Guerrilla Leader Goes on Hunger Strike in Peru

LIMA – Shining Path founder Abimael Guzman, who is serving a life sentence for terrorism, is on a hunger strike to pressure the Peruvian government to allow him to wed girlfriend Elena Yparraguirre, who is also imprisoned, and protest prison … Continue reading

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Red blockades disrupt traffic in Malkangiri

1 November KORAPUT/KEONJHAR: Maoists on Sunday disrupted traffic between Orissa and Andhra Pradesh by putting up road blockades near Chitrakonda in the southernmost district of Malkangiri. Sources said around a dozen roadside trees were felled at several places to obstruct … Continue reading

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