Alex Paul Menon

Kidnappings which made front page headlines for many days

Kidnappings which made front page headlines for many days

Not the longest, but one of the deadliest hijacking incident which rocked the world is of Indian Airlines Flight 814.

Jan 16, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Chhattisgarh saw collector abduction, Sarkeguda en

Chhattisgarh was in news in 2012 mostly for wrong reasons as it witnessed the abduction of an IAS officer and the killing of his two bodyguards.

Dec 22, 2012, 11:19 AM IST

Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists

The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar has said.

May 24, 2012, 15:36 PM IST

Sukma Collector calls on Vaiko

Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon on Saturday called on MDMK leader Vaiko at his residence.

May 19, 2012, 14:14 PM IST

TN: Sukma Collector Menon meets Jaya

Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was recently set free by Maoists after 12 days of captivity in Chhattisgarh, Wednesday met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

May 16, 2012, 13:35 PM IST

C’garh may release Naxals in coming days: Buch

Former bureaucrat Nirmala Buch said the Raman Singh government may free Naxalites in the coming days and has "no hidden agenda" in doing so.

May 05, 2012, 23:18 PM IST

Bail pleas of 2 women Maoists in Chhattisgarh dismissed

A local court on Friday turned down the bail pleas of two women Maoists who figured among eight rebels, the ultras wanted to be set free in exchange for the release of Sukma district collector.

May 04, 2012, 23:59 PM IST

Alex Menon to continue as Sukma Collector: CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh announced on Friday that Alex Paul Menon, who was released by Maoists yesterday after 12 days in captivity, will continue as the Collector of Sukma district.

May 04, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Menon returns home, CM denies secret deal

Chhattisgarh`s Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon reached home Friday morning, 13 days after he had been kidnapped by the Maoists.

May 04, 2012, 11:38 AM IST

Was Sukma Collector freed as part of swap deal?

Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon has been released unharmed by Maoists but there are many unanswered questions, especially on the conditions on which his release was secured.

May 04, 2012, 09:53 AM IST

Woman Naxal, whom Maoists wanted freed, applies for bail

Meena Chaudhary and Malati were among 17 persons whose release was demanded by Maoists for freeing Sukma Collector Alex paul Menon.

May 03, 2012, 22:34 PM IST

‘Commitments made to Maoists should be honoured’

Former Madhya Pradesh chief secretary Nirmala Buch is one of the two mediators appointed by the Chhattisgarh government for negotiating Sukma Collector release.

May 03, 2012, 20:42 PM IST

Family, friends rejoice Menon`s release

An overjoyed Varadhas, who shared sweets with family and friends soon after hearing the news, said he had spent sleepless nights.

May 03, 2012, 20:22 PM IST

Raman Singh speaks to freed Sukma collector on phone

Alex Paul Menon, who was released in the evening at Tarmetla, is to remain at the Chintalnar base camp, some four km away.

May 03, 2012, 20:17 PM IST

Menon freed, says willing to serve in Sukma again

Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh`s Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days.

May 03, 2012, 20:12 PM IST

Ordeal ends, Sukma collector released by Maoists

Menon was handed over to Professor G Hargopal and BD Sharma, two mediators handpicked by the insurgents, at a secret location in Tarmetla jungle.

May 03, 2012, 15:51 PM IST

Collector’s release: Mediators enter ‘Red Zone’

Professor G Hargopal and BD Sharma, the two mediators handpicked by Naxals, have entered the ‘Red Zone’ in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh to secure the release of district collector Alex Paul Menon.

May 03, 2012, 14:21 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Maoists to release Sukma collector

A Chhattisgarh government chopper this morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerrillas are expected to release Alex Paul Menon.

May 03, 2012, 08:42 AM IST

C’garh: Menon to face ‘Jan Adalat’ before release

The CPI (Maoists) would present abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon before a ‘Jan Adalat’ (people’s court) on Wednesday before freeing him tomorrow.

May 02, 2012, 09:35 AM IST

Sukma collector to be released on May 03

Barring any last minute hitch, Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon, who has been held hostage by Maoists for 11 days, will be freed on Thursday.

May 01, 2012, 23:32 PM IST