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Over 82 percent voting in Bengal`s Maoist areas: Poll panel

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 22:05

The final voter turnout in the polling for six Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, including in the Maoist-affected Junglemahal area, stood at over 82 percent.

Two villagers killed in a clash with jawans

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 23:04

Two persons, injured in a clash between villagers and security forces deployed in the Maoist-hit Purulia district two days ago, died in the Sadar Hospital here early on Monday.

Mamata`s convoy takes wrong route in former Maoist stronghold

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 08:18

The convoy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tonight found itself going down a wrong route in the jungles of the former Maoist stronghold of West Midnapore district, police said.

Maoist leader beaten to death in Jhargram

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 18:28

A prominent Maoist leader belonging to the Peoples Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) was on Saturday beaten to death by irate villagers in Jhargram police district of West Bengal.

Maoist arrested in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 13:17

A Maoist guerrilla involved in several cases of violence including the killing of a CPI-M leader was arrested from West Bengal`s Bankura district.

Maoist action squad member held

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 21:02

A Maoist action squad member, wanted in several murder cases, was arrested from Belpahari area in West Midnapore district.

Three arms supplier to Maoists arrested in WB

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 12:27

Three alleged arms supplier, who used to sell arms and ammunition to Maoists in Jharkhand, were arrested here on Sunday, police said.

Tight security arrangements on Kishenji`s death anniversary

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 22:13

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.

Maoist leader arrested, challenger mines seized separately in WB

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 19:55

A Maoist leader was arrested and several challenger mines were seized on Sunday during raids by security forces in West Midnapore district, police said.

Two CRPF jawans shot at by Maoists in WB

Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012, 09:59

Two CRPF jawans were seriously injured after being shot at by Maoists during a combing operation in the forests of West Midnapore district.

7 Maoist leaders granted political prisoner status

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 23:15

The Calcutta High Court granted political prisoner status to seven Maoist leaders and those running front organisations for them in West Bengal.

Top Maoist leader nabbed by joint forces from junglemahal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 16:05

In a prize catch, joint forces arrested top Maoist squad leader Bikram, who was wanted for a string of killings, including that of a CID inspector and two political leaders, from Purulia district.