Recent Maoist activity has spiked in the region of Bastar

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The attack on CRPF was not an intelligence failure: CRPF Director-General

The Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Kuldeep Singh, dismissed allegations that the encounter with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh was due to failure in intelligence. According to intelligence, a considerable amount of damage was inflicted on the Maoist group leaving more than one-third of their people dead and a few more injured. The ambushed troops were attacked by roughly 600 Maoists, injuring and killing several… read-more

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 05:31 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Maoists, Chhattisgarh, Attack, CRPF Jawans

CRPF Jawans

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CRPF Deploys Bike-Ambulance To Rescue IED Blasts Injured Maoist Areas

Learning from the recent martyrdom of its officers, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) notified the rescue operations for soldiers serving in Maoists-dominated areas. Creating field surgical units for evacuation of the injured CRPF has deployed bike ambulances for the tough terrains where air evacuation cannot be done. Moreover, it has also asked the local hospitals to a provision for improved medical equipments, and first aid for the… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:58 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: CRPF, COBRA Unit, Maoists, Bike Ambulance

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Arrest

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Jharkhand Police Arrests Top Maoist & 5 Associates; Seizes AK-47

A member of prohibited CPI-Maoist Prasant Majhi, with his five associates, have been arrested by the Jharkhand Police near Khukhra police station. The police have arrested five associates including two women and also confiscated an AK-47 rifle from the arrested. As per reports, the Superintendent of Police Amit Renu-led team has arrested Prasant after a tip-off that he was lurking in between Parvatpur-Pandeydih villages bordering Giridih-… read-more

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 08:26 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maoists, Jharkhand, Khukhra, AK-47

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Two Maoists killed in Odisha

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Odisha Forces Kill 2 Maoists In Encounter; Seizes Rifles

In Odisha's Malkangiri district, police have killed two Maoists including a female in the wee hours of December 13. The police have revealed that Maoists opened fire on the Special Operations Group and District Voluntary Forces which were on routine exercise in Gajalmamudi village. The police had killed them in retaliation and have recovered one INSAS rifle, one SLR rifle, bullets, Maoists literature and kit bags from the encounter site.

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 01:31 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Maoists, Odisha, Encounter, security personnel

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

UDHR

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Chhatisgarh Police Translates UN's Human Rights Doc In Gondi Dialect

Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada police have translated the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) document in Gondi - a tribal dialect. With over 500 translations, the UDHR aims at empowering the Maoist-hit tribal population. The police have released the document along with audio format at the first-ever Human Rights seminar of Dantewada, attended by activists, academicians and media. Reportedly, nearly 2 million people in MP, Telangana,… read-more

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 07:37 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Human Rights Day, Gondi, Dantewada, CHATTISGARH POLICE, Maoists

Anti Naxal Ops in Bihar

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Bihar: 3 Maoists Killed In Anti-Naxal Operation By CRPF's CoBRA

In an anti-Naxal operation by CRPF unit named 'CoBRA', three Maoists, including zonal commander Alok Yadav, have been killed in Bihar's Gaya district. The unit also recovered two rifles - an AK series and an INSAS. About 100 km from Bihar, the encounter occurred in the Barachatti forest area during the early hours of November 22. The bodies of the Maoists have been recovered from the encounter spot. 

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 11:25 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Patna, Bihar, Encounter, Maoists

Maoists

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Social Organisation Gifts Women Maoists Sanitary Pads, Menstrual Cups

To promote peace through Diwali celebrations, a social organisation has planned to gift sanitary pads and menstrual cups to women Maoists of Chhattisgarh's Bastar forest. This will be done under "New Peace Process" campaign. The organiser Shubhranshu Choudhary said women Maoists would receive a gift pack worth Rs 1000 that would consist re-useable sanitary pads and a menstrual cup. He added the funds were being raised and the offerings would… read-more

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 12:14 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Women, sanitary pads

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Arundhati Roy's Book on Maoists

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TN Varsity Removes Arundhati Roy's Book From Course For "Glorifying Maoists"

Tamil Nadu's Manonmaniam Sundaranar University has removed Arundhati Roy's book from its PG English syllabus for "glorifying Maoists". The book, ‘Walking with the Comrades', was removed following the objections raised by ABVP. The varsity Vice-Chancellor K Pitchumani said the matter came to his knowledge quite recently, following which a committee was formed that recommended its withdrawal. The book was replaced with an essay… read-more

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 10:08 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Manonmanium Sundarnar University, Central university of Tamil Nadu, ABVP, Maoists, Arundhati Roy

Courtesy: The Hindu

Maoists

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Chhattisgarh Police Arrest 6 Maoists Including 1 Woman

Chhattisgarh Police on November 9 informed that they had arrested 6 Maoists, including a woman, in Damavaram and Basaguda area. A joint-team of the District Reserve Guard(DRG), Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) and its CoBRA teams made this operation possible. The police have also recovered pipe bombs, wires, switches and batteries from Maoists. The six Maoists are identified as Madvi Bichchem(30), Uika Rama(26), Uika Lakhi (woman cadre), … read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 10:56 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Woman, Police

Courtesy: Times of India

maoists

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Maoists Attack Workers After The Owner Denies Extortion: Jharkhand 

An owner of a private construction company was being harassed by Maoists on November 4, under the Barkagaon Police Station limits. Several Maoists opened fire at the workers within the construction-site and burned two JCB machines, after the owner refused to be extorted. The owner of the company, Vijay Prasad claimed that they were building roads under the Pradhan Mantri Sadak Yojana. However, the police teams are investigating the incident… read-more

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 09:29 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Jharkhand, Jharkhand news, Barkagaon, Maoists, National news