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I have met Naxalites, says Prakash Jha


August 18th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose "Chakravyuh" revolves around Naxalite wars, says he has interacted with Naxalites and tried to showcase both sides of the issue through the ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blast rail tracks in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) One policeman was killed and 12 were injured when Maoist rebels ambushed their mini-bus in Jharkhand Tuesday night. The rebels launched another attack early Wednesday, blasting ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist commander wanted in 30 criminal cases, including murder and extortion, was Saturday arrested in Jharkhand, police said.Laka Pahan, the zonal commander of People's Liberation ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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ISI, North Korea plotting to kill me: Mamata


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee says that Marxists and Maoists are plotting to kill her in league with the Pakistani intelligence, North Korea, Venezuela ... Read more...

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Assam plans new cells to tackle Maoists, fake currency


May 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) The Assam government will soon set up two separate cells of the state police to tackle Maoist activities and the menace of counterfeit currency, Chief ... Read more...

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ULFA faction lends moral support to Maoists


May 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after security forces killed four Maoist cadres in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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Maoists holding Hikaka hostage make fresh demand


April 21st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels holding Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka hostage for more than three weeks Saturday demanded the release of all members of Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Fourth Lead, With Image)


April 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said. The collector's ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Third Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said.Alex Paul Menon, ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Chhattisgarh collector, kill two guards (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 21 (IANS) Maoist rebels Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector in Chhattisgarh and shot dead his two guards who tried to resist them, police said.Alex Paul Menon, 32, ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh MLA’s convoy, three killed (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) In a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Maoist rebels Friday triggered a powerful landmine blast ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 2 BJP workers, driver in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday carried out a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triggering a powerful landmine ... Read more...

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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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Bihar-bound ammunition consignment seized in Assam


March 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Police Monday seized a consignment of live bullets bound for Bihar from Hojai railway station in Assam's Nagaon district, an official said.The consignment was procured from ... Read more...

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Incriminating documents, cash seized from arrested Maoists


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Several incriminating documents and cash amounting to over Rs.55 lakh were recovered from the house of one of five Maoist rebels arrested here earlier in a ... Read more...

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Five Maoists involved in cop massacre held in Jharkhand


February 29th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 29 (IANS) Five Maoist guerrillas allegedly involved in the killing of 13 policemen in January were arrested in Jharkhand's Garwah district Wednesday, police said.According to police, the five ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) As many as seven Maoist rebels, including three 'divisional commanders', surrendered in Chhattisgarh Monday in restive Bastar region, police said.The rebels belonged to the banned Communist ... Read more...

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Security up as India readies for 63rd R’Day (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India geared up for its 63rd Republic Day celebrations with the security apparatus firmed up across the nation for a tight vigil amid a boycott ... Read more...

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Will not allow any anti-India groups: Bhutan PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Sunday said the Himalayan nation would not allow any Indian militant groups to once again set up bases in the ... Read more...

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13 Jharkhand policemen killed in Maoist ambush


January 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen policemen were killed in a landmine blast and subsequent indiscriminate firing by Maoist rebels in Jharkhand's Garwah district Saturday, police said."Thirteen policemen were killed and ... Read more...

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Six Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh


December 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Six Maoist rebels were arrested Monday in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Bastar region, police said.The arrests were made from a thickly forested area of Awapalli in Bijapur district, ... Read more...

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NHRC sends notice in Soni Sori case


October 11th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Taking suo motto cognizance of the media reports on the alleged custodial torture of suspected Maoist conduit, Soni Sori in Chhattisgarh, the National Human Rights ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Police criticised for alleged torture of activist


October 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 11 (IANS) Right activists Tuesday slammed Chhattisgarh Police for allegedly torturing a suspected Maoist conduit who was held in Delhi last week and brought back to the state ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail tracks in Chhattisgarh


September 27th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Maoist rebels blew up a portion of rail tracks Tuesday in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Dantewada district, police said.The damage to the tracks near Bhansi railway station, halted ... Read more...

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Apply Chhattisgarh’s special security law to Essar, says Congress


September 23rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) The opposition Congress here has asked Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to proceed under the state's stringent public security law against the Essar group, ... Read more...

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Orissa forest guard shot dead by Maoists


September 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) A forest guard was Monday shot dead by Maoist rebels in Orissa's Bargarh district, police said.About 15 to 20 Maoists dragged Narayana Duan, 33, from Jaipur ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cop killed in Maoist attack


September 16th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 16 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh policeman was killed Friday by Maoist rebels in the state's restive Bastar region, officials said.Chhattisgarh Armed Force constable P.C. Khalko was killed when Maoists ... Read more...

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Maoists kill village headman


September 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Maoist rebels Wednesday killed a village headman in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.The body of G. Surraiyya, who was sarpanch of Pollampalli, some 500 km from ... Read more...

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Rights activists demand release of suspected Maoist sympathiser


September 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur/New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Civil rights activists Sunday demanded the early release of a Chhattisgarh resident arrested on suspicion of being a Maoist sympathiser and allegedly involved in ... Read more...

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80 bags of ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand


September 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 10 (IANS) Eighty bags of ammonium nitrate and 80 detonators, suspected to be meant for Maoist rebels for making landmines, were seized in two separate incidents in Jharkhand ... Read more...

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10 killed as Maoists trap police party in ambush (Third Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Nine policemen and a civilian were killed as Maoist rebels Friday ambushed a police party in a dense jungle in Chhattisgarh, India's worst left-wing insurgency-affected state, ... Read more...

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10 killed as Maoists ambush police party (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Nine policemen and a civilian were killed as Maoist rebels Friday ambushed a police party in Chhattisgarh, India's worst left-wing insurgency-affected state, police said."There is a ... Read more...

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10 cops killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) At least 10 policemen were killed as Maoist rebels Friday attacked a police contingent in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, a police officer said."There is a massive ... Read more...

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Maoists attack police party in Chhattisgarh


August 19th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Maoist rebels Friday attacked a police contingent in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police officials said, adding that casualties were feared."There is a massive attack on dozens ... Read more...

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