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).May 12, 2015, 19:36 PM IST
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.May 12, 2015, 08:50 AM IST
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.May 01, 2015, 17:57 PM IST
Union minister Jairam Ramesh asked Maoists to engage in a dialogue, saying that the government was ready for it.Dec 08, 2012, 17:56 PM IST
Joint Forces and Maoist cadre exchanged fire in the forests of Binpur in West
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.Jan 31, 2011, 10:50 AM IST
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.
Parts of human skeletons, including crushed skulls and bones, were found in strife-torn Maoist strongholds of Lalgarh in West Midnapore district.Jan 22, 2011, 18:46 PM IST
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.Jan 19, 2011, 22:02 PM IST
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.Jan 14, 2011, 16:12 PM IST
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.
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.
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.Jan 10, 2011, 00:47 AM IST
WB CM strongly disapproved of the firing in Lalgarh, allegedly by CPI(M) cadres.Jan 09, 2011, 00:39 AM IST
Home Minister P Chidambaram had urged
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to visit Delhi.
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.
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
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 were Thursday
arrested from various places of the state, police said.
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.