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Chhattisgarh: 7 Maoists killed in a gunfight, police seize weapons and other materials

Raipur/IBNS: Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight jointly launched by the security forces and police forces in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Thursday, media reports said.

Chhattisgarh: 7 Maoists killed, several weapons recovered

Raipur/IBNS: Seven Maoists including two women have been killed in an encounter which took place in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, media reports said.

Two Maoists surrender in Madhya Pradesh's Sukma

Two Maoists surrendered before police in Madhya Pradesh's Sukma district, police said on Tuesday.

Maoists kill couple, bodies found in forest in Odisha

Maoists allegedly killed a married couple at a village in Gochhapada area of Odisha’s Kandhamal district suspecting the two to be informers of the police.

Maoists murder BJP leader Ratan Dubey ahead of Chhattisgarh polls

Raipur: Three days ahead of the first phase of polling in Chhattisgarh, Maoists have allegedly assassinated BJP leader Ratan Dubey, who was actively engaged in election campaigning, media reports said.

Odisha: Kalahandi - Elusive Goal

Research Associate,Institute for Conflict Management

LWE: Explosive Reserves

On May 11, 2023, one Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured while another had a narrow escape in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres in Ichahatu village under Goilkera Police Station limits in the West Singhbhum District of Jharkhand.

Chhattisgarh: BJP leader slain in Bastar

Dantewada: In the third incident of its kind within a period of as many days, Maoists murdered an opposition-BJP Barsur Block Working Committee member and erstwhile sarpanch on suspicion of his being an informer, law-enforcement authorities confirmed on Sunday.

Odisha: Maoists - Seeking a Safe Haven

On November 24, 2022, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres shot dead a 48-year-old man, identified as Lalbati Majhi, in Panchakul village under Sadar Police Station limits in Bhawanipatna in the Kalahandi District. According to reports, while Lalbati was sleeping in his house, he was forcibly taken away by Maoists and killed near the Katlang village. Some posters were left behind at the spot, in which the Maoists claimed that Lalbati was punished since he was working as a ‘Police informer’. They also warned that others in the area who were working as Police informers would be punished soon.

Jharkhand: TPC Diminishing

On September 9, 2022, Security Forces (SFs) arrested four cadres of the Tritiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC/TPC), a splinter group of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), during a search operation in the Bundu area under Keredari Police Station limits in Hazaribagh District. The arrested cadres were identified as Sanjay Karmali, Pankaj Karmali, Suraj Kumar and Prabhat Kumar Ram. Police recovered three pistols, 18 bullets, two bikes and five mobiles from these cadres.

Maoist: Targeting Intelligence Flows

On August 30, 2022, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres killed Irpa Rama Rao (30), the deputy Sarpanch (head of the Panchayat, village level local self-Government institution) of Kurnapally Gram Panchayat, branding him a ‘police informer’, in the Cherla Mandal (administrative sub-division) of Bhadradri Kothagudem District, Telangana. Police disclosed that four CPI-Maoist came militia (people’s army) members went to Rao’s residence late in the night of August 29, woke up his wife Kanak and told her that they were taking Rao with them. In the early hours on August 30, the militia members brought him back to the village, smashed his head with an axe and left him dead in a pool of blood on the outskirts of the village. A letter from the CPI-Maoist Cherla-Sabari Area Committee was left at the spot, stating that the deceased had been working as a ‘police informer’ and was consequently punished. The letter also cautioned the public not collaborate with the Police for greed of the money offered.

Odisha: Malkangiri: Mainstreaming Maoists

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

Chhattisgarh: Bastar Division: Declining Ferocity

On May 4, 2022, a District Reserve Guards (DRG) head constable identified as Salik Ram Markam (37) was killed during an encounter with Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres in Tulargufa Forest area in Mungeri region under Chhotedonger Police Station limits in Narayanpur District.

Andhra Pradesh: Remnants of a Revolution

On February 15, 2022, a 17-year-old woman Dalam (armed squad) member of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), whose identity has not been disclosed as she is a minor, surrendered before the Police in East Godavari District. She had joined Maoists rank in 2019.

Chhattisgarh: 2 ITBP personnel die during encounter against Maoists

Narayanpur, Chhattisgarh/UNI: Two personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police died during an approximately hour-long encounter against Maoists in Kariyameta area on Friday.