People’s War in India Clippings 12/2/2016

Woman Maoist Cadre Killed in Encounter

BHUBANESWAR: A woman cadre was killed during a gun battle between the security forces and the Maoists in a forest in Kalahandi district on Thursday. The combing team comprising Special Operation Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) also recovered arms from the spot. Addressing mediapersons, Kalahandi [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 11/2/2016

Chhattisgarh – Maoist explode 5 IEDs, fire at CAF

Raipur, Feb 11: Maoists detonated five serial IED blasts and fired indiscriminately at the team of CAF (Chhattisgarh Armed Force) but none was injured in insurgency-hit Bijapur district. The rebels exploded landmines between Bodli and Bhairamgarh under Bhairamgarh police station limits while a CAF’s [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 10/2/2016

Govt installed 1,356 mobile towers in Naxal-hit areas

New Delhi:- Working against odds to improve poor telephone connectivity, government has set up 1,356 mobile towers in Maoist-hit areas, benefiting thousands of people and security personnel who live in remote inaccessible regions. The towers were installed by state-run BSNL as part of an ambitious [...]

Women can taste emacipation from all exploitative shackles only in a classless communist society-2005

— Comrade Anu

[Comrade Anu is a woman member of the Purulia-Bankura-Midnapur Zonal Committee, While talking to us during an interview she narrated her colourful experiences gathered in the struggles in Belphari, in Midanapur district in West Bengal]

Peoples March: Belphari now stands out as a model to the revolutionary masses in West Bengal. [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 9/2/2016

Four Naxal sympathisers arrested

Four Naxal “sympathisers” were today arrested from Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit district of Dantewda for their alleged involvement in torching of vehicles and digging of roads in the region, police said. The alleged Naxal sympathisers identified as Histaram Bhogami, Budhram Bhogami, Malla Midiyami and Gagru Bhaskar, were arrested from Dantewada police [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 8/2/2016

Maoist vows to pay heed to public voice on Sanjit’s killing

IMPHAL, February 7: Pointing out that silence on part of the public and frontal civil society organizations on Sanjit’s killing in a staged fake encounter despite the sensational confession of Head Constable Th Herojit on the killing is the most unfortunate occurrence [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 7/2/2016

Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee of CPI-Maoist issues press release on fake encounters staged by police in Bastar between September 26 2015 and January 4 2016. Condemns police practices of sexual assault and black propaganda.

Media report summarizing statement in Hindi here

Bhagalpur University professor arrested in Bihar on suspected Naxal links

Patna: A [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 6/2/2016

Police sound alert in Bihar

Patna: Following some recent successful operations against Red rebels, security forces are taking precautionary measures to thwart any damage attempted by the Maoists. All the Red-hit districts have been put on high alert. A police sub-inspector of 2009 batch, Bhavesh Kumar, was shot dead allegedly by Maoists in [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 5/2/2016

Chhattisgarh police to launch massive operations to wipe out Maoists in Bastar

Raipur: A massive anti-Naxalite operation is building up in tribal South Bastar as Chhattisgarh police has set 2016 as year for counter-insurgency and elimination of Maoists by making deep inroads into areas dominated by guerrillas. Amid Maoists threatening repeat of 2013-style [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 4/2/2016

Two Naxals killed in police encounters in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals, including a hardcore Jan Militia commander who was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, were today gunned down and another injured in two separate gun-battles in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar division. A 22-year-old cadre Kunjam Linga, who was active as [...]