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Maoists attack BJP convoy in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, MLA Bheema Mandavi, four others killed

Dantewada, Apr 9 (IBNS): As the country is gearing up for the first phase of Lok Saha polling on Apr 11, BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi and four others were killed as suspected Maoists attacked their convoy in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada area on Tuesday, media reports said.

Former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh, who once called Mamata Banerjee as 'Mother of Jangalmahal', joins BJP

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): Former West Bengal IPS officer Bharati Ghosh, who was wanted in an alleged extortion case and has been absconding since last year, on Monday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi.

Maoists say BJP lawmaker usurped Rs 5 crore given for exchange after note ban

Patna, Jan 1 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Investigations into the Maoists attack on the house of a Bihar BJP lawmaker on Saturday night have brought to fore a startling revelation.

Illegal assets worth Rs150 million belonging to top five Maoists confiscated

Patna, Dec 29 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The Enforcement Directorate (ED), an economic intelligence agency responsible for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic crime in India has confiscated illegal property worth Rs15 crore (Rs150 million) belonging to five top Maoists in Bihar.

Chhattisgarh: Narendra Modi attacks Congress over Maoist issue

Raipur, Nov 9 (IBNS): Attacking one of the key opposition parties in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Congress called the Maoists, who killed a DD news channel cameraman and a jawan during a recent attack, as 'Krantikari' (revolutionary).

Arrest of activists to be challenged in SC today

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): The arrest of five social activists with alleged Maoist links and in connection with the Jan 1 Bhima Koregaon violence near Pune will be challenged in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, reports said.

Maoists: No place to Hide

On July 19, 2018, at least eight cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), including three women, were killed after an encounter that ensued between the Maoists and the Security Forces (SFs) near Timinar and Pusnar villages in Bijapur District of Chhattisgarh. Sundarraj P., Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police (anti-Naxal operations, ANO), disclosed that the gun battle between the Maoists and the SFs took place while a joint team of the District Reserve Guard and Special Task Force were out on an anti-Maoist operation. During search subsequent to the encounter, along with the bodies of the Maoists, at least two INSAS (Indian Small Arms System) assault rifles, two .303 rifles, one 12 bore gun and a few muzzle loading guns were recovered from the encounter site. The identities of the slain Maoists are yet to be ascertained.

Chhattisgarh: Seven maoists killed in encounter with security forces

Raipur, July 19 (IBNS): At least seven maoists, including three women, have been killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chattisgarh's Bijapur district, media reports said.

Maoists: Extreme Measures

On July 6, 2018, cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) killed a civilian, identified as Raiju Wadde, accusing him of being a ‘police informer’, at Tiralgarh village under the Bande Police Station area in the Kanker District of Chhattisgarh. Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Jaiprakash Badhai disclosed that CPI-Maoist cadres raided Wadde's house, dragged him out on to the streets and assaulted him. Subsequently, the Maoist conducted a ‘jan adalat’ (people’s/ praja/ kangaroo court) in the village and shot Wadde dead.

Eight CRPF jawans killed in IED blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Mar 13 (IBNS) : At least eight Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)  personnel were killed, and six others injured in an IED blast by Maoists  in the Kistaram area of Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Tuesday, media reports said.

Chhattisgarh: 10 Maoists, 1 cop killed in encounter

Raipur, Mar 2 (IBNS): At least 10 Maoists, including some top leaders, and police personnel have been killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district bordering Telangana on Friday morning, media reports said.

Bihar court holds five Maoists guilty in murder of senior forest official

Patna, June 21 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): A local court in Bihar on Wednesday convicted five Maoists in the 2002 murder of divisional forest office Sanjay Kumar Singh.

Bihar judge who awarded capital punishment to five Maoists gets ‘death penalty’

Patna, May 27 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Maoists in India have handed down “death penalty” to the judge who awarded death sentence to their five colleagues on Thursday.

Maoists torch Jharkhand railway station

Ranchi, May 26 (IBNS) : Suspected Maoists have torched a railway station in Jharkhand's Bokaro district protesting the state Government's amendment to two land acts, reports said.

Maoist-BSF encounter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 11 (IBNS) : Maoists and BSF personnel were engaged in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district on Thursday morning, media reports said.