People’s War in India Clippings 24/4/2015

The manufactured Maoists

The story of 514 hapless Jharkhand men who were lured into surrendering as Naxals

March 28, 2014: Pamesh Prasad, 21, a second-year BCom student and resident of Khunti district in Jharkhand, files a complaint at the Lower Bazaar police station in Ranchi accusing Dinesh Prajapati, owner of a local [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 23/4/2015

Maoist call Bihar-Jharkhand bandh on Saturday

RANCHI: Protesting arrest of Special Area Committee (SAC) member Shiv Prasad Singh alias Rohit ji in Jharkhand and ten others from different parts of Bihar during the last one week, CPI Maoists have given a call for Bihar and Jharkhand bandh this Saturday. Essential services like medical [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 22/4/2015

Man waiting at AIIMS to consult doctor held for Naxal ‘links’

A 33-year-old man from Champaran in Bihar with alleged links to Naxalites was on Tuesday arrested by police from AIIMS, where, according to police, he had come to consult a doctor in the Neurology department for his ailing eight-month-old son. Bhasir Shah [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 20/4/2015

Maoists dispute police version on Sukma attack

Claiming responsibility for Sukma attack, Maoists say none of its cadre died in the gun battle.

Police had claimed they killed 20 Maoists. The outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) on Monday took the responsibility of the attack on the Special Task Force (STF) in [...]

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 [...]