Chhatradhar Mahato, 5 others awarded life sentence in West Bengal

Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of a Maoist-backed organisation, and three others connected with ultra Left activities, were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Lalgarh movement: Court to pronounce quantum of punishment today

A West Bengal court will on Tuesday pronounce the quantum of punishment for pro-Maoist tribal group, the Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities convener Chhatradhar Mahato and three others convicted under various laws including the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Skeletons of missing West Bengal police personnel recovered

Two human skeletons, believed to be of the police personnel who went missing in 2009 from a place near Lalgarh in West Midnapore district, were found on Friday from the Dhengashola jungle of the district, the police said.

Doors open for talks with Maoists: Ramesh

Union minister Jairam Ramesh asked Maoists to engage in a dialogue, saying that the government was ready for it.

Maoists gunfight near Lalgarh

Joint Forces and Maoist cadre exchanged fire in the forests of Binpur in West
Midnapore district.

Lalgarh: Netai massacre haunts village students

Residents of Netai village near the Maoist hotbed of Lalgarh, where nine villagers were gunned down on January seven, are still to get over the shock with the worst hit being the students preparing for their exams.

Skeletons found in Lalgarh jungle

Parts of human skeletons, including
crushed skulls and bones, were found inside a bushy area
at a village in strife-torn Maoist strongholds of Lalgarh in
West Midnapore district.

Skeletons found in Lalgarh jungle

Parts of human skeletons, including crushed skulls and bones, were found in strife-torn Maoist strongholds of Lalgarh in West Midnapore district.

Lalgarh firing: WB government to constitute medical board

Acting on Calcutta HC directions, WB government on Wednesday said it will pay compensation to the relatives of those killed and injured in January 7 Lalgarh firing in West Midnapore district and also constitute a medical board.

Lalgarh carnage toll rises to eight

The deaths in the Netai village carnage rose to eight as one of the injured died of her injuries at a state-run premier hospital here Friday.

WB Governor likely to visit Lalgarh next week

Taking a pro-active stand on the law and order situation in the state, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan is likely to visit Netai village in the strife-torn
Lalgrah area, where seven unarmed villagers were killed recently.

Bengal govt asked to submit affidavit on Lalgarh firing

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday
directed the West Bengal government to explain its position on
the Lalgarh firing of January 7 while hearing a PIL seeking a
CBI probe into the incident that claimed seven lives.

Mamata briefs Pranab on Lalgarh situation

Against the backdrop of violence at Lalgarh, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee met Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and briefed him on the situation there.

What happened in Lalgarh should not have happened: Buddhadeb

WB CM strongly disapproved of the firing in Lalgarh, allegedly by CPI(M) cadres.

WB violence: Buddha snubs Chidambaram

Home Minister P Chidambaram had urged
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to visit Delhi.

Eight villagers shot dead in Lalgarh

Eight persons, including a woman,
were shot dead and 18 injured by suspected armed CPI-M cadres
in Lalgarh in West Midnapore district on Friday.

CPI(M) holds Lalgarh rally in show of strength

The CPI(M) on Friday held a
rally at Lalgarh in West Midnapore district, which the party
"recaptured" from the Maoists a few months ago, in a show of
strength, while directing its attack on the Trinamool
Congress.

Trinamool holds rally with body of slain supporter

Trinamool Congress on Monday
took out a procession here with the body of a party worker who
was hacked and shot dead by unknown persons at Lalgarh.

Five Maoists arrested near Lalgarh

Five Maoists were Thursday
arrested from various places of the state, police said.

CPM `comeback` to Lalgarh after a year and a half

One and a half years after
being ousted from Lalgarh by Maoists and Naxal-backed PCPA,
thousands of CPI-M supporters today made their presence felt
again in the area.