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Terror leader offers camels to capture Obama, chickens for Hillary


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A top leader for an Al Qaeda affiliate offered 10 camels as bounty to capture US President Barack Obama and 20 chickens for US Secretary ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh lawmakers arrested on way to Dantewada village


March 30th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 29 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Tuesday arrested 10 legislators of the main opposition Congress party while they were on their way to a village where security forces allegedly went ... Read more...

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Salwa Judum has gone out of control: Agnivesh


March 27th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 27 (IANS) Salwa Judum - a civil militia movement Chhattisgarh launched in 2005 to counter leftist insurgency - has gone out of control, social activist Swami Agnivesh said ... Read more...

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Agnivesh attacked by protesters, two officials transferred


March 27th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh and media persons accompanying him were Saturday assaulted by some people, suspected to be special police officers (SPOs), in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Salwa Judum leader, eight rebels arrested (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 2 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday shot dead a senior member of the anti-Maoists civil militia movement, Salwa Judum, in Chhattisgarh, police said.Police also arrested eight Maoists involved in several attacks.The ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Salwa Judum leader


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 2 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday shot dead a senior member of anti-Maoists civil militia movement Salwa Judum in Chhattisgarh, police said.The killing took place near a Central Reserve Police ... Read more...

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Security of Salwa Judum leaders raised after killing


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The security of dozens of Salwa Judum men has been stepped up in Dantewada and Bijapur districts of Chhattisgarh after a key leader of the controversial civil militia ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh police arrest 16 Maoists


August 5th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 16 members of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist were arrested Thursday from Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. The rebels were described as low-ranked cadre of ... Read more...

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Army not a solution to Maoist menace: Ajit Jogi


July 28th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Raipur July 27 (IANS) Congress leader Ajit Jogi Tuesday that using the army was not the solution to rising Maoist militancy in Chhattisgarh. "Army is not the solution...this is the force principally ... Read more...

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Maoists kill key Salwa Judum leader in Chhattisgarh


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 23 (ANI): Maoists on Thursday killed a prominent leader of the civil militia movement, Salwa Judum, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District.Raghu Singh, 55, was leading the Salwa Judum movement in ... Read more...

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Maoists gun down key Salwa Judum leader


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 22 (IANS) Maoists Thursday gunned down a prominent leader of the civil militia movement, Salwa Judum, in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. Raghu Singh, 55, was leading the Salwa Judum ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three, including cop, on day two of strike (Roundup)


July 9th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Ranchi/Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Maoists killed three people, including a policeman, attacked railway property and torched a police building on Thursday, the second day of their two-day shutdown in five states called ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Congress leader’s relative in Chattisgarh (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Dozens of Maoists attacked a Congress leader's house and a police station in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district early Thursday, killing a relative of the politician and his employee, police ... Read more...

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Body parts still lie at Maoist blast site


May 21st, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 21 (IANS) Human skin, a pair of ankles... Body parts are still strewn around the spot in a remote, forested part of Chhattisgarh where Maoists blasted 31 people with a ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh blames Raman Singh for Maoist attack


May 20th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday blamed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh for failing to prevent attacks by Maoist in his state. "If Andhra Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Life in Bastar crippled on day two of shutdown


May 19th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 19 (IANS) Life in Chhattisgarh's sprawling Bastar region remained crippled with security forces and people still fearful Wednesday, day two of the 48-hour shutdown called by the outlawed Communist Party ... Read more...

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Somalia bomb explosion kills 28


May 1st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 1 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed and 70 injured Saturday in a bomb attack on a mosque in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Witnesses said that two explosions shook the ... Read more...

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1995 ‘Oklahoma Bombing’ spurred dramatic increase in terrorism in U.S


April 25th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A University of Maryland research has revealed that the fatal bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City fifteen years go, marked the ... Read more...

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Caught in crossfire, Chhattisgarh tribes traumatised


April 12th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of impoverished tribal families caught in the crossfire between security forces and Maoists in the vast forested terrain of Bastar are feeling traumatised, with ... Read more...

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90 Maoists, nine policemen dead in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's anti-Maoist drive has left at least 90 guerrillas and nine policemen dead since July last year, Director General of Police Vishwa Ranjan said Wednesday."The operation (Green Hunt) ... Read more...

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Maoist militancy takes heavy toll on school education


February 17th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dornapal (Chhattisgarh), Feb 17 (IANS) By bombing hundreds of schools since 2005, Maoist militants have taken a heavy toll on education in Chhattisgarh, officials say."Education and children's life have been ... Read more...

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Maoists gun down Chhattisgarh MP’s son (Fourth Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Baliram Kashyap's two sons were shot by suspected Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district Saturday, killing one of them, police said. "Maoists fired ... Read more...

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Maoists gun down Chhattisgarh MP’s son (Third Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Baliram Kashyap's two sons were shot by suspected Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district Saturday, killing one of them, police said. "Maoists fired ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh MP’s son shot dead by Maoists (Second Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Suspected Maoists in Chhattisgarh Saturday shot two sons of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bastar MP Baliram Kashyap, killing one of them, police said. "Maoists fired ... Read more...

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13 cops sacked for refusing to fight Maoists (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 26 (IANS) Sending a strong message to policemen, the Chhattisgarh government dismissed 13 cops Wednesday for refusing to fight Maoist guerrillas. The cops refused to go to Rajnandgaon district where ... Read more...

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13 cops dismissed for refusing to fight (Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 26 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government dismissed 13 policemen Wednesday for refusing to fight Maoist guerrillas. The cops refused to go to Rajnandgaon district where Maoists massacred 29 of their colleagues ... Read more...

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15 cops suspended for refusing to join anti-Maoist drive


August 13th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 13 (IANS) About 15 policemen were suspended in Chhattisgarh after they refused to take part in anti-Maoist operations, the state police chief said here Thursday. "We have made groups of 100 ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on high alert as Maoists call for I-Day boycott


August 13th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 13 (IANS) India's worst Maoist insurgency hit state Chhattisgarh has been put on high alert after the Leftist rebels asked people to stay away from Independence Day celebrations Aug 15, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill civil militia leader in Chhattisgarh


June 28th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 28 (IANS) Maoists killed a prominent member of the anti-Maoist civil militia movement, Salwa Judum, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Sunday, police said. The incident took place in Bijapur district's Pinkonda area, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh violated Supreme Court’s rehabilitation order: Rights group


June 9th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A civil rights group Tuesday accused the Chhatisgarh government of violating a Supreme Court order on rehabilitating villagers "affected and displaced" by the government-backed militia Salwa Judum ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen freed, vows to work for peace in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 26 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, noted human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of jail Tuesday evening after a more than two-year-long confinement, amid ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen released, vows to keep up struggle for peace (Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 26 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of jail Tuesday evening after a more than two-year-long confinement, amid jubilation ... Read more...

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Maoists kill kin of Congress leader in Chhattisgarh


April 3rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) Three motorcycle-borne Maoists Friday shot dead the relative of a Congress leader who launched the Salwa Judum movement in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. Chhannu ... Read more...

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Sans security, inmates in state-run camp live in fear of Maoists


January 31st, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangapal (Chhattisgarh), Jan 31 (IANS) This is a government-run relief camp within Bastar, the region in Chhattisgarh that is the nerve-centre of India's Maoist militancy. Over two hundred people fled the area ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh minister conducts surprise check of Salwa Judum camps


January 28th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar made a surprise visit Wednesday at two Salwa Judum relief camps in restive Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh to review security arrangements.Kanwar along ... Read more...

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