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West Bengal Lok Sabha polls: Fourth phase tomorrow

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 09:36

Security has been stepped up for the penultimate fourth phase Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal on Wednesday as four of the six seats going to the poll fall in Jangalmahal where the Maoists ruled till recently.

Elaborate security arrangement by EC for polls in Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 23:16

Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangement for the Jangalmahal area during the fourth phase of polls on May 7 in West Bengal with deployment of central forces, helicopters, Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad and anti-landmine device, officials said today.

Mamata Banerjee vows not to let terror revisit Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 21:12

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused CPI(M) and Congress of trying to bring back Maoist violence in Jangalmahal region and vowed she will not allow the Naxals to return to the area.

Maoists regrouping in Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 16:11

Maoists are regrouping in tribal Jangalmahal area of Bankura ahead of the Lok Sabha polls to disrupt elections, Bankura superintendent of police Mukesh Kumar said Thursday.

Bengal taking steps following Maoist regrouping alert

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 23:50

West Bengal government has initiated stringent steps to forestall any threat of Maoist ultras.

Six more companies of central forces for Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 20:59

In view of the renewed Maoist activity in Bihar, the Centre has decided to send six additional companies of central forces for deployment in Jangalmahal.

Maoists may attack political leaders in Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 20:21

There is a "high probability" of political leaders coming under a Chhattisgarh-type attack during their panchayat poll campaign in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal in West Bengal, intelligence sources have indicated.

Maoists regrouping in Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 11:51

Maoists are regrouping in West Bengal`s Jangalmahal area, where peace prevailed for more than a year.

West Bengal governor lauds Mamata on R-Day

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 20:23

Days after he rapped Mamata Banerjee`s government for political clashes, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan praised it for bringing changes in state`s law and order situation alongside development.

Tight security arrangements on Kishenji`s death anniversary

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 22:13

Security forces were on alert at West Bengal`s Jhargram and elsewhere one year after death of Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias `Kishenji` in encounter at Jangalmahal area of West Midnapore with CRPF.

Jangalmahal violence to be captured on celluloid

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 15:22

The turbulence in Jangalmahal, comprising three districts of West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia, during the Maoist heyday will now be captured on celluloid.

TMC worker killed in Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 21:52

In the first incident of killing in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal this year, one Trinamool Congress worker was hacked to death by some miscreants.