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Sedition charges dropped against Chhatradhar Mahato

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 22:45

A fast-track court on Thursday dropped the sedition charge against Chhatradhar Mahato, former convener of the People`s Committee Against Police Atrocities, but he will remain behind bars in other cases.

West Bengal polls: PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato files nomination

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 21:13

Jailed PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato on Tuesday filed nomination for the Assembly elections from Jhargram constituency in Maoist-affected West Midnapore district.

PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato to contest election

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 20:39

PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato, who is in judicial custody for about one and a half years, will contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections from Jhargram seat in West Midnapore district as an Independent candidate.

PCPA’s Chhatradhar Mahato on hunger strike in jail

Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 15:05

Chhatradhar Mahato, the former convenor of the People`s Committee Against Police Atrocities, has gone on a hunger strike along with other prisoners at the Central Jail here.

PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato sent to jail custody

Last Updated: Thursday, November 05, 2009, 09:37

A local court on Wednesday sent Maoist-backed PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato to 14 days jail custody in a case relating to ransacking of the police camp at Kalaimuri in Salbani police station.

Chhatradhar Mahato gets jail custody

Last Updated: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 18:59

A local court on Saturday rejected the police plea for further remand for PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato, arrested on the charge of having Maoist links, and ordered jail custody till October 23.

Chhatradhar Mahato`s police remand extended by 3 days

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 18:56

The police custody of arrested tribal leader Chatradhar Mahato was on Wednesday extended till October 10 by a West Midnapore court.

I am unaware of Chhatradhar`s Maoist identity: Mahasweta

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 06, 2009, 16:25

As the West Bengal government insists that arrested PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato has links with Maoists, Magsaysay awardee writer Mahasweta Devi on Tuesday said she was not aware of his Maoist connections.

`We have documents of Mahato`s illegal activities`: Police

Last Updated: Friday, October 02, 2009, 20:21

A day after the West Bengal government categorically denied slapping the UAPA on tribal leader Chhatradhar Mahato, the district police on Friday said he was indeed charged with UAPA on the day of his arrest.

Chhatradhar Mahato not arrested under UAPA: WB Home Secy

Last Updated: Thursday, October 01, 2009, 21:36

People`s Committee against Police Atrocities leader Chhatradhar Mahato was not arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, West Bengal Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen said on Wednesday.

Difference among ministers on police action to nab Chhatradhar

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 23:24

Two West Bengal ministers on Wednesday differed over the manner of Saturday`s arrest of People`s Committee against Police Atrocities leader Chhatradhar Mahato by the police posing as journalists.

Human Rights activists condemn Chhatradhar`s arrest

Last Updated: Monday, September 28, 2009, 18:43

Human Rights activists have condemned the arrest of tribal leader Chhatradhar Mahato, who has been leading an agitation against alleged police excesses in Lalgarh since last November.