Maoist leader Kishenji "killed" by Mamata govt: Congress MP Abhishek

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has sparked a fresh controversy after he claimed that dreaded Maoist leader Kishenji had been "killed" by the government headed by his aunt Mamata Banerjee in 2011, evoking strong reaction from parties and rights activists.

Jul 18, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Mamata government killed Kishenji: Abhishek Banerjee

Triggering a fresh controversy, Trinamool Congress member of parliament Abhishek Banerjee on Friday said the government headed by his aunt Mamata Banerjee killed Communist Party of India (Maoist) leader Koteswar Rao alias Kishenji.

Jul 18, 2015, 06:17 AM IST

Mamata criticised over arrest of doctor with `Maoist links`

Activists Saturday termed the West Bengal government "fascist" for arresting a doctor for allegedly having links with slain Maoist leader Kishenji.

Dec 14, 2013, 23:20 PM IST

President`s medals for CRPF men who killed 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.

Jan 25, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2012, 22:13 PM IST

Tight security on Kishenji`s death anniversary

Security forces were on alert here and elsewhere one year after the death of top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias `Kishenji`.

Nov 24, 2012, 19:31 PM IST

CRPF chief visits Naxal hotbed in Maharashtra

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.

Nov 23, 2012, 18:51 PM IST

CRPF men who killed Kishenji to get out-of-turn promotions: DG

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.

Sep 28, 2012, 21:30 PM IST

Maoists surrender with arms for 1st time in `junglemahal`

For the first time, seven hardcore Maoists from junglemahal, including slain Kishenji`s bodyguard, surrendered with firearms.

May 23, 2012, 23:37 PM IST

Kishenji`s close aide arrested in Ranchi

A Maoist, said to be a close aide of slain rebel leader Kishenji, has been arrested.

May 21, 2012, 11:43 AM IST

Landmine found near former Maoist-hit area

One landmine was recovered by security forces from the side of a road in a jungle near Jhargram in West Midnapore district.

May 15, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

Slain Maoist leader Kishenji`s laptop found

Close on the heels of the surrender of dreaded Maoists woman leader Suchitra Mahato,
the laptop of Kishenji was found in West Midnapore district.

Mar 20, 2012, 16:02 PM IST

WB: Maoist posters on Kishenji in Junglemahal

Nearly 4 months after death of Kishenji, the rebels pasted posters on trees along the road from Dahijuri and Parihati in West Midnapore district.

Mar 19, 2012, 19:17 PM IST

Kishenji aide Suchitra Mahato surrenders in WB

Top Maoist leader and Kishenji’s aide, Suchitra Mahato surrendered before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.

Mar 09, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

WB: ‘Kishenji was killed in fake shootout’

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.

Feb 03, 2012, 22:12 PM IST

1st encounter after Kishenji`s death in junglemaha

The plot was discovered following the arrest of six
linkmen on the basis of a statement of a Maoist sympathiser.

Feb 03, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Kishenji`s death a "great blow", Maoists admit

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

Jan 18, 2012, 20:13 PM IST

Naxalites decry Kishenji`s killing in fake encounter

Eight different Naxalite outfits
brought out a procession demanding a proper
inquiry into the alleged fake encounter in which Kishenji was killed.

Dec 21, 2011, 21:21 PM IST

`Kishenji`s killing won’t solve Maoist problem`

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.

Dec 05, 2011, 18:22 PM IST

Informer providing Kishenji tip-off to get reward

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.

Nov 28, 2011, 21:44 PM IST