People’s War in India Clippings 1/12/2015

Police conduct combing operations in forests bordering Kerala

Armed police personnel were involved in intensive vehicle check at Mangarai Checkpost, near Anaikatty. They stopped and searched vehicles that were entering and leaving Kerala. In addition to the local police, Tamil Nadu Special Police personnel were also involved in conducting combing operations in the [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 30/11/2015

Forces in Chhattisgarh count more dead Naxals than ever

Security forces in Chhattisgarh have signalled a sharp increase in the number of “insurgents killed in operations” in the current month. Police statistics show that of the bodies of Naxals recovered after encounters this year, over 40 per cent — 18 out of 43 [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 29/11/2015

2 naxal ‘sympathisers’ bound over

Srirampur police on Saturday made a couple of sympathisers of CPI (ML) Janashakti naxalites bounden the presence of Mancherial Tahsildar for good behaviour. The duo, Virugulla Mallaiah, aged 63 years and Mekala Poshamallu, aged 65 years, both retired Singareni Collieries workers are known to have assisted the extremists [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 28/11/2015

Naxal threat hampers CBI probe into Dantewada violence

As the Centre reaches out to naxals in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a team of its officers walked a thin line between life and death as they investigate a series of alleged naxal attacks [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 27/11/2015

Naxal held in AP

A 19-year-old Maoist was arrested from Gollaguppa village in East Godavari district, police said today. Mutchika Adamaiah alias Aduma was apprehended last night when he tried to run away from police during the combing operation on the border of Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, East Godavari SP M. Ravi [...]

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. [...]