West Bengal Lok Sabha polls: Fourth phase tomorrow

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

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

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

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

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

Six more companies of central forces for Jangalmahal

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

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

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

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

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.

TMC worker killed in Jangalmahal

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

Mamata govt`s success claims are "blatant lies"

Mamata Banerjee may have claimed that her govt has broken new ground in development initiatives, but Leader of the Opposition in WB Assembly Suryakanta Mishra said the claims were just "blatant lies".

Kishenji`s death a ‘great blow’, admit Maoists

The Maoists have for the first time admitted that Kishenji`s death has dealt a heavy blow to their organisation.

Ramesh-Mamata to visit Naxal-hit Jangalmahal

Pushing for development in Naxal
strongholds, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh will be visiting
Jangalmahal along with West Bengal CM Mamata
Banerjee.

`WB to drive out Maoists from Jangalmahal`

West Bengal is determined to drive out armed men from Maoist-infested areas in Jangalmahal and bring back peace, TC MP Subhendu Adhikari said.

Naxals conducting civic action to gain support

Fearing alienation, Naxals have begun holding classes and distributing medicines in their bastions in West Bengal.

‘Set up autonomous council in Jangalmahal’

Civil society members here
have sent a memorandum to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee demanding the setting up of an autonomous council.

Mamata to announce special package for Jangalmahal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee on Monday left for a two-day visit to Maoist-hit
Jangalmahal.

Jangalmahal: Arms, ammunition seized in raid

Security forces on Sunday claimed
to have foiled a plan by Maoists to launch an attack in
Jangalmahal, after seizing arms and ammunition from a forest
near here.

Maoist bandh disrupts normal life in Jangalmahal

Life in the tribal Jangalmahal districts of West Bengal was paralysed Tuesday on the first day of a 48-hour bandh called by Maoist frontal organisation People`s Committee Against Police Atrocities.