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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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Mamata sees peace in Maoist area, warns guerrillas (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In another of her frequent district tours, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Maoist-affected Belpahari area promising to usher in all-round development.Thursday's trip to ... Read more...

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Government gives details of Sukma shootout that killed 17


August 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An intelligence report on top Maoist leaders' meeting in Sukma in Chhattisgarh had led security forces mount the June 28 operation, but the police parties ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against infiltration of Maoists


August 8th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Observing that rebel guerrillas were being brought in the state from the neighbouring Orissa and Jharkhand, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday warned the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh has notorious record of tribal killings: Minister


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) As controversy rages over security forces killing people in an anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh some days back, Union Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo ... Read more...

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Government defends Chattisgarh operation, activists seek independent probe (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) An anti-Maoist operation in Chattisgarh last week that left 17 suspected rebels killed was Monday defended by the central and the state governments, even ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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Congress seeks CBI probe into Chhattisgarh killings


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 2 (IANS) An opposition Congress's team, which probed the killing of 19 Maoists by security forces in Chhattisgarh last week, Monday termed it as a massacre of ... Read more...

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Maoists plan peoples’ court to decide fate of Hikaka (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday accused the Odisha government of not taking steps on their demands and announced they would decide the fate of legislator Jhina Hikaka, who is ... Read more...

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Maoists plan peoples’ court to decide fate of Hikaka


April 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The Maoists Wednesday accused the Odisha government of not taking steps on their demand and announced they would decide the fate of legislator Jhina Hikaka, who ... Read more...

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Thai PM orders investigation into army shooting of four Muslims


February 1st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the shooting deaths of four Muslims by paramilitaries in the restive south on Sunday, local media reported.Prime ... Read more...

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Militants take abducted Tripura villagers to Bangladesh


July 24th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) guerrillas have taken to Bangladesh the eight tribal villagers kidnapped from north Tripura last week, police said here Sunday."According to ... Read more...

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Tripura guerrillas abduct eight villagers


July 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least eight villagers were kidnapped by tribal guerrillas in Tripura, police said here Wednesday."Eleven heavily armed NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) militants raided the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Darjeeling for sixth day (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, Feb 14 (IANS) Normal life continued to be crippled in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills for the sixth day Monday due to an indefinite shutdown called by the pro-Gorkhaland group Gorkha Janamukti ... Read more...

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Maoists release abducted policemen in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Feb 12(ANI): Five policemen, who were abducted by Maoists from Narayanpur 18 days ago, walked free from an undisclosed location in the dense forests of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh on ... Read more...

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Dooars firing: Maoists call for shutdown Friday


February 10th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Strongly condemning the police firing in north Bengal's Dooars area which killed two Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists, the Maoists Wednesday called for a 24-hour shutdown in three ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Kudumbasree Travels


January 21st, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Kudumbasree TravelsDirector: KiranCast: Jayaram, Bhavana, Radhika, Jagathi Sreekumar.Music: BijibalRating: **1/2Kudumbasree Travels is a Mollywood offering by debutant director Kiran, who has earlier directed many TV shows. The movie has ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to probe civilian killings


January 18th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is determined to go by its own probe in last year's civilian killings in the Machil sector of the Line of Control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police launch a mass campaign to counter Maoist influence


December 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla (Jharkhand), Dec 27 (ANI): Jharkhand Police launched a mass awareness campaign here to enlighten the villagers about the misconceived objectives of the Maoists so that they do not get influenced by ... Read more...

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Karthi Becomes Rocket Raja


December 15th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Karthi’s upcoming film 'Siruthai' is getting best on its way to hit screens for Pongal 2010. The producers are high on thoughts of promoting the film vigorously as they acclaim ... Read more...

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Maoist frontal group rallies against CPI-M in West Midnapore


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 2 (ANI): The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA), a Maoist frontal organisation, led a protest rally against the atrocities and illegal detention of their fellow villagers by Communist ... Read more...

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Maoists kill man during strike in Orissa (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A 22-year old man was killed by Maoists Monday in Orissa's Malkangiri district during a one-day strike called by the guerrillas, police said.About 20-30 rebels dragged Dama ... Read more...

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Maoist strike shuts down two Orissa districts


November 15th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) A one-day strike called by Maoists saw buses staying off the roads and shops downing shutters in two districts of Orissa Monday, police said.The Communist Party ... Read more...

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Maoists call for one-day strike in Orissa


November 11th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Protesting the killing of four Maoists in a gun battle, the Left rebels have called for a 24-hour strike Monday in Orissa's Malkangiri and Koraput districts, police said ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held in Orissa


August 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) Two Maoists were arrested in Orissa's mineral rich Keonjhar district Tuesday, police said. Budhuram Sinku, 38, and Ananta Tudu, 32, were arrested from a forested area near Kaliahata village, ... Read more...

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Villagers become victims of internal fight among militant groups


August 9th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sadar Hills (Manipur), Aug.9 (ANI): Innocent villagers have long been victims of militants' atrocities. Now they are becoming scapegoats of internal fights among militant groups. Recently in Manipur's Sadar hills, a prolonged ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three villagers in Chhattisgarh village


July 5th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 5 (ANI): A group of Maoists killed three innocent villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District on Saturday night, suspecting them to be police informers.Maoists reportedly barged into a few houses ... Read more...

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Bengal on high alert ahead of Maoist protest


June 17th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 17 (IANS) Ahead of shutdowns and protests called by Maoists, police stations in all West Bengal districts have been alerted to foil any rebel strikes in view ... Read more...

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Innocents arrested for Dantewada attack: Maoist leader


May 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 25 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police has arrested "six innocent advisasis" for the April 6 Dantewada attack in which 76 security personnel were killed, a Maoist leader said, claiming that none ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six villagers in Chhattisgarh


May 16th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rajnandgaon / Dantewada, May 16 (ANI): In yet another incident of brutality on civilians the Maoists killed six innocent villagers by slitting their throats in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon District on Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram arrives in Lalgarh amidst shutdown call


April 4th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived in this Maoist-infested belt of West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday to review the situation amidst a shutdown called ... Read more...

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Chidambaram, Buddhadeb review anti-Maoist operations (Lead)


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday held a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to review the operations against Maoists in the state even as ... Read more...

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Goa BJP legislator appeals for ‘help’ to drug peddler


March 24th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) legislator and former minister in Goa Tuesday appealed to the home minister to help an alleged drug peddler of Goan origin arrested by ... Read more...

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Jharkhand plans to appoint advisor for Maoist offensive


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is planning to appoint a state security advisor before launching the Green Hunt operation - an offensive against Maoists, an official source said Tuesday. "The state ... Read more...

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Maoists place fresh demands before Jharkhand Government


February 18th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bolstered by Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's soft stand on Maoists' and his acceptance of their demands, the rebels have now asked for Rs 10 lakh as compensation ... Read more...

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