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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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NLFT militants kidnap three farmers in Tripura


May 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) At least three tribal farmers were abducted at gunpoint and taken to neighbouring Bangladesh by the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) militants, police said ... Read more...

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Maoists to release abducted collector Thursday


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment ... Read more...

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Army alert over security issues on Sino-Indian border


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border and is prepared for the security and defence of the nation, a top commander ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Menon Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Mediators meet fail to break deadlock (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoists interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators ended their meeting here Sunday night here but failed to find way out to ensure release of Sukma collector ... Read more...

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Odisha looks for mediator as hostage crisis continues


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha Monday said it was looking for a mediator to start a dialogue with Maoists holding Biju Janata Dal legislator Jhina Hikaka, who will complete a ... Read more...

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Maoists say Hikaka will be tried April 25 (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was kidnapped over three weeks ago, will be tried in a people's court on April 25, ... Read more...

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Talks for release of Italians remain inconclusive (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) Talks to secure the release of two Italians held hostage by Maoists remained inconclusive Thursday with the interlocutors named by the ultras insisting authorities to bring ... Read more...

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‘Tripura rehabilitating surrendered extremists’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) The Tripura government has economically rehabilitated 1,285 tribal guerillas who had surrendered to the authorities since 1998, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Tuesday."During ... Read more...

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Villagers migrate following Maoists’ order


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) About 100 people from 22 families migrated from two remote villages in Chhattisgarh's restive Rajnandgaon district to the neighbouring Kawardha district following a diktat of the ... Read more...

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Afghan lawmakers ask Russia for help ahead of US exit


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Afghan lawmakers has urged Russia and other countries to step up efforts to maintain stability and tackle drug production in the ... Read more...

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Bengal interlocutors step aside from peace process


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Four Days after top Maoist commander Kishenji was killed by the security forces, the West Bengal government-appointed interlocutors Monday stepped aside from the peace dialogue ... Read more...

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Maoists call Junglemahal shutdown Oct 22


October 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Maoist guerillas have called a 24-hour shutdown in West Bengal's Junglemahal region on Saturday to protest against alleged atrocities of the joint security forces and ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill two in Bengal


September 26th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Suspected Maoists killed two people, including a political activist, in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday night, police said. The guerillas shot dead a popular political activist ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists will be fruitful, Binayak Sen asserts


September 8th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Human right activist Binayak Sen Thursday exuded confidence about the talks between the West Bengal government and the Maoists yielding positive results."We are desirous of ... Read more...

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Four guerrillas killed in Kashmir (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) The security forces Friday killed two guerillas in Jammu and Kashmir after gunning down two overnight, police said.Police said a group of separatist guerrillas fired at ... Read more...

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Varavara Rao appeals to Maoists to release Orissa official


February 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Maoist sympathiser and revolutionary poet Varavara Rao Thursday appealed to Maoists in Orissa to release unharmed Malkangiri District Collector R. Veenel Krishna, who hails from Andhra Pradesh.In ... Read more...

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Bengal governor visits massacre sites of Netai, Baghbinda


January 19th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday visited Netai and Baghbinda villages, which have recently witnessed cold-blooded killings. He said he would file a report to both the ... Read more...

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Find and destroy armed camps in Bengal, court tells forces


January 19th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday directed the joint security forces to find out if armed camps existed in West Bengal's Junglemahal area and destroy them. It also asked ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Bengal firing, CPI-M blamed


January 8th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Jan 7 (IANS) At least seven people were shot dead and 12 wounded allegedly by Marxist-backed assailants near this Maoist hub in West Bengal Friday, prompting union Home ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CPI-M supporter in Bengal


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Suspected Maoists Wednesday gunned down a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporter in West Bengal's Purulia district, police said."Bikas Mondal, 22, was fatally shot by a gang of ... Read more...

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Family of Bengal’s abducted duo suspect Maoist hand


November 5th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Families of the two people abducted last month from Purulia district of West Bengal Friday refused to believe that Maoists were not involved in the crime, a day ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress will not beg before Delhi, says Mamata


November 4th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said big parties should respect smaller ones for the smooth running of a ... Read more...

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It’s alarming that Taliban can attack us, Pakistani daily


October 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) It is an "alarming thought" that the Taliban is still able to stage terrorist strikes across the country despite the war against terror, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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Abducted Bihar official freed, reaches home unharmed (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Tuesday freed an abducted Bihar government official following an appeal by his wife and son. Manoj Kumar Singh, the block development officer of Tariyani in Sheohar ... Read more...

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Maoists attack police station, blast buildings in Jharkhand (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 26 (IANS) Maoists attacked a police station, torched six trucks, blasted a government building and a political party's office in two districts of Jharkhand while enforcing their 24-hour strike in ... Read more...

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Declare three-month truce ahead of talks: Maoists (Night Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maoist guerillas declared Tuesday they were ready for talks provided a three-month truce was declared but the government insisted the Left wing rebels first abjure violence. The ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb promises help to surrendered Maoists


August 15th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Urging the Maoist guerillas to eschew violence and return to the mainstream, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday promised to extend help to the surrendered ultras to ... Read more...

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Maoists damage school in Chhattisgarh


July 19th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur July 19 (IANS) Nearly a hundred Maoists damaged a school building Monday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. The guerillas carried out the attack early Monday at Puspal village, some 500 ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist activist, CPI-M worker killed in West Bengal (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) A pro-Maoist militant wing's activist and a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) worker were found murdered in West Bengal Monday, with the police blaming the left-wing guerillas for ... Read more...

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West Bengal to raise industrial security force


June 29th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday said it would raise its own industrial security force to provide protection against the Maoist menace and other threats. Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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