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40-kg explosive device defused in Chhattisgarh


September 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... 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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Security forces kill 17 Maoists (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces in Chhattisgarh Friday killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places, police said.Four Maoists ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Third tiger found dead in UP


May 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Sending forest officials into a tizzy, a third tiger has been found dead in a week in Uttar Pradesh - this time at the Dudhwa National ... Read more...

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LeT militant killed in a shootout


May 21st, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 21 (IANS) Security forces have killed a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in a shootout in the jungles of Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir early Monday.Akhtar Hussain was involved ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels say they are holding French reporter


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 7 (IANS/EFE) French journalist Romeo Langlois is being held as a "prisoner of war", the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, said in a video released Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Armed Maoists receive interlocutors in Chhattisgarh jungle (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Armed Maoists received both of their interlocutors, bearing the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands for release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, in ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three


March 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles Monday and attacked three people, including a ... Read more...

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Three women die in forest fire


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), March 22 (IANS) Three tribal women were killed and two men injured in a forest fire in the Tipeshwar Sanctuary in eastern Maharashtra, an official said here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Maoists run for cover in their safest zone in Chhattisgarh


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 20 (IANS) Maoists, who have failed to carry out any major attack in the past six months in Chhattisgarh, are instead running for cover in the Abujhmad forest ... Read more...

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Ashvin Kumar’s ‘The Forest’ to release April 13


March 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Known for making issue-based documentaries, Ashvin Kumar's is all set to release his first movie "The Forest", which will hit screens across the country April ... Read more...

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GNLA rebels, forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) There was fierce exchange of fire Friday between security forces and the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) that ended in the guerrillas retreating into the forests ... Read more...

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Eight die in Guatemala helicopter crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Eight people were killed Tuesday when an army helicopter crashed in the jungles of northern Guatemala while on a humanitarian mission, the military said.The chopper, ... Read more...

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Neil suffers pain post ‘Shortcut Romeo’ shoot


February 15th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Neil Nitin Mukesh is back from Kenya but with a lot of pain. Heavy duty action scenes for "Shortcut Romeo" took a toll on the actor."Back ... Read more...

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Will fight Maoists more aggressively, says injured cop


February 13th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) A senior police officer who is recovering at a hospital here from a bullet injury he received in a Maoist ambush last week, said Monday he ... Read more...

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My ‘Chakravyuha’ has nothing to do with ‘Ko’: Prakash Jha


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Prakash Jha's next film "Chakravyuha" is about Maoist movement and the director says that it has nothing to do with K.V. Anand's Tamil political movie ... Read more...

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Fierce gunfight between Garo rebels, commandos


January 28th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) A fierce gunfight lasting an hour broke out between Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos in the jungles of ... Read more...

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17 cocaine labs destroyed in Colombia


January 26th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Anti-drug police in Colombia have destroyed 17 cocaine laboratories in an operation targeting the drug trafficking infrastructure of a rebel outfit in the jungles of the ... Read more...

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700 militants surrender arms in Assam


January 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) From guns to roses, life for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam turned full circle Tuesday when they laid down arms ... Read more...

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CBI told to complete probe into Azad’s killing by March 12


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete by March 12 its probe into the death of Maoist leader Cherukuri ... Read more...

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Wildlife guard killed by elephant


January 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 11 (IANS) A wildlife guard was trampled to death by an elephant in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district, a forest official said Wednesday."Marshal Kharsynteng, the wildlife guard was killed when ... Read more...

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Luke Kenny’s ‘Zombie?’ to come in three parts


January 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Luke Kenny, who was seen last in Farhan Akhtar's "Rock On!!", is all set with his second directorial venture "Zombie?" and says he has planned ... Read more...

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West Bengal has got Rs.56,000 crore investment: Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her government has received Rs.56,000 crore worth of investment proposals since coming to power in May."We have ... Read more...

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Two sent to custody for aiding Maoist leader


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Two people suspected to have aided Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato in escaping from security forces were Wednesday sent to seven days' police custody by a local ... Read more...

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Post Kishenji, security forces hunt for Maoists (Roundup)


November 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A day after killing senior Maoist leader Kishenji, security forces Friday hunted for his comrades in a large swathe of West Midnapore in West Bengal amid ... Read more...

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Police comb forests, hunt for Kishenji’s aides


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram, Nov 25 (IANS) Using sniffer dogs and anti-landmine devices, security forces Friday carried out combing operations in villages and forests around West Bengal's Burishole, looking for slain Maoist top ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on high alert after Kishanji’s killing


November 25th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Thousands of police and paramilitary troopers were put on high alert Friday in Chhattisgarh for fear of possible retaliation by Maoists, a day after the killing ... Read more...

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Manhunt for Kishenji in Junglemahal, five arrested


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Five Maoists were arrested by the joint security forces after they launched a massive manhunt for top Maoist leader Kishenji suspected to be hiding in ... Read more...

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One injured in Maoist firing in Bengal


November 7th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) An activist of an anti-Maoist forum promoted by the Trinamool Congress was injured in firing by suspected left wing extremists in West Bengal's West Midnapore district ... Read more...

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Top Colombian rebel commander killed


November 5th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 5 (IANS) Alfonso Cano, a top commander of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) who carried a $5 million reward, has been killed by security forces, ... Read more...

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More army soldiers reach Bastar for training


November 4th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) The Maoists, who have virtually commandeered the jungles in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region since the late 1980s will feel the pressure as over 2,500 army soldiers ... Read more...

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Poetry of truth prospers in India’s lifestyle angst


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A genre of realistic poetry in English is seeking the unbridled literary creativity and beauty of the medium to beat the lifestyle angst - and ... Read more...

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