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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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