India  /  Published 18.06.22

Elgaar frame-up finger at Pune police

America’s Wired magazine has alleged links between Pune police and hackers who it says planted fabricated evidence on some of the accused in the Elgaar Parishad-Maoist links case, which witnesse...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

Cops as tutors to forge rural ties

Power utility major NTPC under its “Girl empowerment mission” trained 120 Class VI students from 24 schools in Bengal’s Malda and Farakka in Murshidabad and Jharkhand’s Sahebga...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.06.22

260 schools in rebel belt to reopen

The Chhattisgarh government has decided to reopen as many as 260 state-run schools in four districts of the Maoist-hit Bastar region that were shut down 15 years ago due to various reasons, including ...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 28.05.22

MLC pledge ends fast at Taloja Central Prison

An undertrial in the Elgaar Parishad terrorism case who started a hunger strike against poor living conditions in Navi Mumbai’s Taloja Central Prison last weekend called off the protest on the a...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.22

Jail fast after mosquito net is ‘snatched’

Balladeer Sagar Gorkhe, who is held in a high-security ward in Navi Mumbai’s Taloja Central Prison as an undertrial in the Elgaar Parishad-Maoist links case, has been on a hunger strike since Ma...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

CM Jungle Mahal tour from Tuesday

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be visiting two districts affected by LWE (Left wing extremism) from Tuesday with a sudden rise in Maoist activities being attributed to lack of coordination among ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Mandatory arms for Kolkata traffic cops on night duty

The city police issued an order on Wednesday that said traffic sergeants on night duty will have to mandatorily carry arms. The city traffic police used to carry arms till 2011. After that, the pract...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.22

Ex-rebel den rail plan hangs fire

The fate of the proposed Bhadutala-Jhargram rail route via Lalgarh, which was supposed to connect hundreds of remote tribal hamlets that were once Maoist hotbeds, hangs in the balance as the Bengal go...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Jhargram couple nabbed with Maoist posters

The DGP had also asked to keep in touch with bordering Jharkhand police station areas to get updates of Maoist activities there. The police also asked the district Trinamul leaders in Jungle Mahal to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.04.22

Blast victim's kin allege medical lapse

“We want a proper treatment for the woman and also want that a proper compensation be given to her family to support themselves,” said Aloka Kujur, a senior member of the Mahasabha. ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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