Activists Saturday termed the West Bengal government "fascist" for arresting a doctor for allegedly having links with slain Maoist leader Kishenji.
Three CRPF commandos who formed the strike squad that killed top Maoist leader Kishenji have been named for President`s police medals for gallantry on the eve of Republic Day.
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.
Security forces were on alert here and elsewhere one year after the death of top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias `Kishenji`.
CRPF chief Pranay Sahay on Friday visited an interior location in the Naxal affected Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra to review anti-Maoist operations along the state`s border with Chhattisgarh.
Four CRPF personnel who undertook an operation last year in West Bengal leading to the killing of top Naxal commander Kishenji will be given out-of-turn promotions.
For the first time, seven hardcore Maoists from junglemahal, including slain Kishenji`s bodyguard, surrendered with firearms.
A Maoist, said to be a close aide of slain rebel leader Kishenji, has been arrested.
One landmine was recovered by security forces from the side of a road in a jungle near Jhargram in West Midnapore district.
Close on the heels of the surrender of dreaded Maoists woman leader Suchitra Mahato,
the laptop of Kishenji was found in West Midnapore district.
Nearly 4 months after death of Kishenji, the rebels pasted posters on trees along the road from Dahijuri and Parihati in West Midnapore district.
Top Maoist leader and Kishenji’s aide, Suchitra Mahato surrendered before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.
Claiming that top Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a "fake" shootout by the security forces, Magsaysay awardee author-activist Mahasweta Devi Friday said the government must probe and bring out the truth behind his death.
The plot was discovered following the arrest of six
linkmen on the basis of a statement of a Maoist sympathiser.
The Maoists have for the first
time admitted that Kishenji`s death has dealt a heavy blow to
Eight different Naxalite outfits
brought out a procession demanding a proper
inquiry into the alleged fake encounter in which Kishenji was killed.
The killing of top Maoist leader
Kishenji was a setback for the ultras, but it would not solve the problem,M K Narayanan said on Monday.
The reward announced on the head of Kishenji is likely to be given to the person who provided the vital tip-off about his whereabouts.
The Centre strongly refuted
reports that top Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a fake
encounter, saying the gun-battle involving him was genuine.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that Kishehnji and his Maoist accomplices were given three days to surrender before the
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