Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicCPI (Maoist)

Topic: CPI (Maoist)

Why Milind Teltumbde’s killing in Gadchiroli is a ‘major blow’ to Naxal movement in India

Milind Teltumbde, in-charge of Maharashtra-MP-Chhattisgarh committee of CPI (Maoist), was among the 26 Naxals killed in Saturday’s encounter with security forces in Gadchiroli.

Haribhushan, the adivasi student who rose to become top Telangana Maoist leader

Top Telangana Maoist leader Yapa Narayana, better known as Haribhushan, died on 21 June after he tested Covid positive.

Telangana Maoist leader Haribhushan dies of heart attack after testing positive for Covid

Police said that top CPI Maoist leaders have to take responsibility for the deaths of Haribhushan and other leaders which occurred due to the unavailability of proper treatment.

13 Naxals killed in encounter with police’s C-60 commandos in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

The skirmish took place around 5.30 am in the forest at Kotmi in Etapalli, where the Naxals had gathered for a meeting, said Sandeep Patil, Deputy Inspector General of Gadchiroli.

NIA charge sheets 34 CPI (Maoist) militants in killings of 4 policemen in Jharkhand

Four police personnel were killed and their arms and ammunition looted after armed militants of the CPI (Maoist) attacked a police patrolling party in November 2019 in Latehar.

Missing CRPF commando in our custody, appoint interlocutors for release, say Maoists

Maoists have, however, not raised any formal demands for the release of commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas even as police are verifying the authenticity of their purported statement.

Madvi Hidma, the ‘ruthless’ Chhattisgarh Maoist 2,000 security personnel went hunting for

Hidma was allegedly a part of the 2013 massacre that almost wiped out Chhattisgarh Congress leadership, and 2010 Dantewada ambush. Security agencies have no recent photo of him.

Over 250 Maoists, trapped forces — Why Chhattisgarh encounter led to high casualties

The number of personnel killed in the encounter Saturday rose to 22 Sunday with one personnel still missing and 31 injured.

Why NIA raided and booked widow, activists, ex-journalist under UAPA in Andhra & Telangana

NIA Wednesday conducted raids across 31 locations in Andhra and Telangana, which included residences of rights activists, advocates & members of cultural troupes. 

NIA searches, seizes items from 31 locations in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana in CPI(Maoist) case

The case relates to furthering the activities of the proscribed CPI(Maoist) in Andhra Pradesh in the guise of frontal organisations, an official said.

On Camera

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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