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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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Maoist ideologue Satyamurthy dead


April 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) K.G. Satyamurthy, a Maoist ideologue and one of the founders of the People's War Group (PWG), died in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district Tuesday. He was 84.Satyamurthy, ... Read more...

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Prolonged peace in Chhattisgarh surprises top cops


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 3 (IANS) Top police officials in Chhattisgarh, one of India's worst leftist insurgency-hit states, are happily surprised these days at the prolonged peace period in the state with ... Read more...

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Maoists can be countered by redressing socio-economic problems: Expert


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Terming the Maoist movement in the country as "a socio-economic problem", a former top cop Tuesday said the menace can be better tackled by addressing the ... Read more...

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Fear of Maoists blocks road projects in Chhattisgarh


December 11th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) Funds to the tune of Rs.3,000 crore (nearly $600 million) allocated for road construction in Chhattisgarh's interior areas have been lying unutilised for many years ... Read more...

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Congress MP, hundreds attend Kishenji cremation


November 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The last rites of slain Maoist leader Kishenji were performed Sunday in his hometown Peddapalli in Andhra Pradesh, attended by a larger number of slogan-shouting ... Read more...

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Kishenji eliminated in Didi’s regime - an irony? (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 27th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Security forces achieved their biggest success in West Bengal when Maoist commander Kishenji was killed. While this is seen as a major setback for the ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s home town observes shut-down


November 26th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Peddapalli town in Andhra Pradesh's Karimnagar district Saturday observed a shut-down to protest the killing of top Maoist leader Kishenji, who hailed from the place, by ... Read more...

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Top Maoist Kishanji killed in West Bengal (Intro Night Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Maoist movement suffered a major blow when one of its top leaders, Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji, was killed Thursday by security forces ... Read more...

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Top Maoist Kishanji killed in West Bengal (Night Lead)


November 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Maoist movement suffered a major blow when one of its top leaders, Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji, was killed Thursday by security forces ... Read more...

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Kishanji’s death big setback for rebels: Sleuths, security experts


November 24th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Former top sleuths and security experts Thursday termed the killing of Maoist leader Kishanji alias Koteshwar Rao as a "big setback" for the rebel movement but ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 2 (IANS) A huge cache of ammonium nitrate - widely used as an explosive - was recovered from this Maoist-affected Uttar Pradesh district, police said ... Read more...

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After attack, Chhattisgarh hunts for Maoists


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Several police squads sneaked into the forested parts of Chhattisgarh's Bastar district Saturday in a bid to apprehend Maoists, a day after rebels killed six policemen ... Read more...

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Recorded message first, Nepal PM to follow


October 7th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Before he comes later this month, Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai sent a recorded message that was Friday played out during the golden jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Maoist violence drops in India


August 30th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India recorded 1,041 incidents of Maoist violence involving 346 deaths till July 31 this year, parliament was told Tuesday, a drop from last year's tally. In ... Read more...

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No political party has reacted to Jan Lokpal Bill: Patkar


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 23 (IANS) Social activist Medha Patkar, who is supporting the anti-corruption campaign of Anna Hazare, Tuesday said that no political party had so far given their written support ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s terror boys: once feared now fearful (Feature)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 21 (IANS) They were tagged as the terror boys ruling the heart of India's insurgency zone. Once striding down jungle roads with AK-47s on their shoulders, ... Read more...

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‘Disarming SPOs will hit Chhattisgarh’s anti-Maoist drive’


July 7th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court's verdict against using tribals as special police officers (SPOs) will harm the anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh, the state's police chief said Thursday."It's a ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to discuss order on SPOs with chief ministers


July 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he would consult the chief ministers of Maoist-affected states to examine how the Supreme Court order on disarming ... Read more...

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CPI-M attacks GJM over Darjeeling agreement


June 7th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) launched its Gorkhaland movement to dislodge the Left Front government and asked ... Read more...

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Maoists pose grave security threat: Sonia Gandhi


April 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nalhati (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said the Maoist movement poses a grave threat to internal security and the central government ... Read more...

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High polling in Naxalbari


April 19th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (West Bengal), April 18 (IANS) Naxalbari recorded a high 84.55 percent voter turnout in the first phase of the West Bengal assembly elections Monday."Polling was peaceful and incident free," ... Read more...

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CBI to probe Maoist leader Azad’s killing


April 18th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The encounter killing of Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad and freelance journalist Hem Chandra Pandey in July last year will now be investigated by the Central ... Read more...

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Arundhati walks with different comrades in Kathmandu (With Image)


April 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Booker prize winner and social activist Arundhati Roy walked with comrades of a different kind in Kathmandu Monday on her maiden visit to the Himalayan republic.However, ... Read more...

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Once a Maoist hub, Naxalbari all set to vote (Lead)


April 17th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) Once the cradle of a revolution that was supposed to sweep India, Naxalbari is preparing to vote Monday in West Bengal's assembly elections.The violence ... Read more...

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No talk of ‘red rebels’ as Naxalbari goes to polls


April 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (Darjeeling), April 17 (IANS) The guns have fallen silent here long ago. The cries of "China's chairman is our Chairman" are no longer heard. The fields of Boroorujot ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh over attack on Swami Agnivesh


March 30th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Chhattisgarh's chief secretary and police chief over the alleged attack last week on social ... Read more...

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Indians chronicle Nepal Maoist war on screen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) It was an unusual scene in Kathmandu Thursday with two top leaders of Nepal's Maoist party - chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda ... Read more...

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Two Kolkata Metro stations to be named after journalists


February 7th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced that two stations of the proposed new Kolkata Metro Railway line will be named after journalists Barun Sengupta and Gour Kishore ... Read more...

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Maoism, Azad and Binayak Sen a hit at Kolkata Book Fair


February 6th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) A slew of pro-ultra publications, on killed Maoist ideologue Azad and jailed activist Binayak Sen, sold like hot cakes in the two-week long Kolkata Book Fair ... Read more...

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Netai should not have happened: Gurudas Dasgupta


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta Saturday said the killing of civilians in Netai village should not have happened and admitted that the growth ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to Centre, Andhra on Maoists leader Azad’s killing


January 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Andhra Pradesh government over the alleged encounter in which Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren supports Maoists, says Maoism a ‘people’s movement’


December 30th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 30 (ANI): Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren has termed the Maoist movement as a people's movement and said that he supports the rebel's cause."I will certainly not support the ... Read more...

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Che’s granddaughter, Guzman’s son invited to Maoist do


December 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) Though he never came to Nepal, slain Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara remains one of the best-known foreign faces in the Himalayan republic that nursed ... Read more...

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Ray should have been cremated with full state honours: Pranab


November 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday sharply criticised the Marxist-led West Bengal government for not according full state honours to former chief minister Siddartha Shankar Ray after ... Read more...

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