JHARGRAM - At least two CPM activists were reportedly shot dead by Maoists in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district.
JHARGRAM/SIMLIPAL - Suspected Maoists set two trucks and a car afire on the national highway near Jhargram’s Lodhasuli forest in West Bengal’s Midnapore district on Friday.
JHARGRAM - Security forces Wednesday began combing the jungles near Jhargram in West Midnapore district to hunt down the Maoist-backed rebels who held the Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani Express and its 667 passengers hostage Tuesday.
JHARGRAM - The New Delhi-bound Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express resumed its journey after a nerve-wracking saga when Maoist rebels held it hostage for over four hours at a station in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district.
JHARGRAM/KOLKATA/NEW DELHI - A New Delhi-bound Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express was released from Maoist clutches by security forces Tuesday evening , after rebels held it and its 667 passengers hostage for over four hours in West Midnapore district. All passengers are safe, the union government said.
JHARGRAM - An indefinite shutdown called by a pro-Maoist organisation disturbed normal life in Jhargram region of Midnapore district in West Bengal on Tuesday.
JHARGRAM - Describing union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee as “tyrants”, top leader of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanjee said Thursday night that people would fight the security forces assembled against the rebels.
JHARGRAM - Freed from Maoist captivity after 54 hours, West Bengal police officer Atindranath Dutta Thursday night said the government and leftwing rebels should begin talks by eschewing violence.
JHARGRAM - As Central paramilitary forces along with local police continue action against Maoists in Lalgarh area of West Bengal’s Medinipur district, ultras and some anti-social elements elsewhere in the region attacked and set afire the office premises of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday.