Tag: Maoists

Maoists on backfoot as cops make dent in poll-bound Bihar

Maoists on backfoot as cops make dent in poll-bound Bihar

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Barring a few pockets in southern Bihar that share border with Jharkhand, Maoists have little ability to disrupt assembly polls in the state. Though 33 of 38 districts in Bihar are Maoist-hit, security forces have succeeded in cornering the rebel outfit in Gaya, Aurangabad, Nawada, Munger, Jamui and Lakhisarai districts. In Gaya and Jamui, […]

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Abducted boy sent back with warning in Jamui

Abducted boy sent back with warning in Jamui

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The boy was released with a message that all students should leave the residential school or face dire consequences.  A Class XI student, who was among the thirty Class X state board exam toppers from Jamui’s Simultala Residential School, was abducted at gunpoint from the school on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. The […]

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Four Maoists held in Jamui

Four Maoists held in Jamui

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The security forces today arrested four Maoists from a village in Bihar’s Jamui district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the security forces comprising the CRPF and district police raided Parasi village and arrested the four Maoists, identified as Bharat Raut, Dev Narayan Yadav, Gopal Raut and Ravindra Raut, Superintendent of Police […]

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Maoists attack ‘Gammon India’ camp in Bihar, damage vehicles, machinery

Maoists attack ‘Gammon India’ camp in Bihar, damage vehicles, machinery

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUZAFFARPUR (Bihar): Heavily armed Maoists attacked a camp of civil engineering company ‘Gammon India’ torching several vehicles and construction machinery near Kamtaul village on Saturday. “The attack started around 1am. Around 100 armed Maoists surrounded the ‘Gammon India’ camp, held its guards captive and set vehicles and construction machinery on fire. The damage is being […]

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Two Maoists arrested by police from Jamui in Bihar

Two Maoists arrested by police from Jamui in Bihar

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamui: Police arrested two Maoists with arms and ammunition in the red corridor of Jamui district in Bihar on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, Police launched a joint operation with India’s paramilitaryCentral reserved Police force (CRPF) which continued for about an hour. Two red rebels were arrested while others fled amid exchange of fire. Superintendent of Police, Upendra Kumar Singh, said that […]

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Maoists gun down CRPF deputy commandant in Bihar

Maoists gun down CRPF deputy commandant in Bihar

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ranchi: A deputy commandant of CRPF, HN Jha (7th battalion) was killed in a gun battle between police and Maoists at Jharkhand-Bihar border in Lakhari village under Khaira police station in Jamui district of Bihar on Friday morning.Jharkhand DGP Rajiv Kumar said, “One CRPF deputy commandant has been killed but all others are safe. In […]

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Three Maoists held in Bihar’s Aurangabad

Three Maoists held in Bihar’s Aurangabad

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aurangabad: Three Maoists, including a self-styled zonal commander was arrested on Friday from a village under Daudnagar police station area in Bihar’s Aurangabad district, a police officer said.Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a hide out in Chaudi village and arrested a hardcore CPI(Maoist) ultra Kailu Prajapati alias Akashji, who carried a reward of […]

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Maoists blast rail track in Lakhisarai

Maoists blast rail track in Lakhisarai

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A major tragedy was averted on Howrah-Patna main rail route in Bihar’s Lakhisarai on Sunday night when landmines allegedly planted by the Maoists blew off a part of the railway track minutes before New Delhi-bound Garib Rath was to arrive. An engine of a goods train that was parked on the same track was damaged in the explosion, sources […]

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Two CRPF jawans killed in Bihar on polling day

Two CRPF jawans killed in Bihar on polling day

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two CRPF jawans were killed and three others injured when Maoists triggered an explosive, when they were on way to a polling station in Jamui parliamentary constituency of Bihar early Thursday morning, police said. CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps when the Maoists triggered an IED planted under the bridge they […]

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Lok Sabha polls in Bihar: Will voters breach the red line and press the button?

Lok Sabha polls in Bihar: Will voters breach the red line and press the button?

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: More than 9.5 million voters in six south Bihar constituencies will vote at 8,265 polling stations on Thursday in the first phase. Fear of Maoist violence stalks most constituencies, particularly Jamui, Sasaram, Aurangabad and Gaya. The other two constituencies voting are Karakat and Nawada. Thursday’s vote will be under heavy paramilitary protection. Three helicopters […]

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