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Four Maoists martyred, One Soldier Injured in Odisha’s Kalahandi-Kandhamal border

Four Maoists were martyred and a Special Operation Group (SOG) jawan was injured, following an encounter at Kalahandi-Kandhamal border, the Odisha on Wednesday. The exchange of fire took place at 11 am after a team of Special Operations Group (SOG),…

‘Flimsy cover for cracking down on dissident intellectuals’: Scientists, academics raise concerns over NIA probe

Over 1,000 scientists and academics from India and abroad have endorsed a statement raising concerns over the actions of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in its investigation of the Bhima Koregaon violence. Researchers from affiliated institutions such as Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,…

Professor P S Ray Requested NIA to Arrange Video Conference for Questioning

IISER-Kolkata professor Partho Sarathi Ray, who had been summoned by the NIA for interrogating in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence in 2018, said on Wednesday that he has requested the agency to arrange a video conference for the questioning…

NIA Arrests 3 persons In Connection with Bhima Koregaon Case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Sagar Tatyaram Gorkhe, Ramesh Murlidhar Gaichor and Jyoti Raghoba Jagtap in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case. They are members of Kabir Kala Manch, a frontal organization of banned terrorist organization CPI (Maoist),…

Maoist ‘Cut-off Area’ in Odisha Finally Gets Mobile Network Connectivity

Odisha’s remote ‘Swabhiman Anchal’, the hotbed of Maoists in the state got access to mobile network connectivity on Monday, with the district administration urging the Left Wing Extremists to avoid violence and return to the mainstream. Water on three sides…

Azad said that the police version of the incident was fake and their party member Dudi Deval alias Shankar was killed by the cops

The Kothagudem and East Godavari division committee secretary Azad responded to the incident and revealed the identity of the deceased cadre. In a statement released to the media here on Friday, Azad alleged that the police version of the incident…

Two Maoists martyred in exchange of fire in Telangana

Two Maoists were martyred in an “exchange of fire” between them and the police in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana on Monday afternoon, police said. The incident occurred in Cherla at around 3 PM when special Police parties were combing…

NIA summons Varavara Rao’s son-in-laws to appear before 9 September

Two son-in-laws of Varavara Rao, who has been arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case, on Monday, said the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued them notices seeking their appearance before the agency. K Satyanarayana, professor at the city-based…

Not connected With Bhima Koregaon Case, Being Harassed: Professor Partho Sarothi Ray

The scientist and social activist on Sunday said he had nothing to do with the incident and the probe agency was trying to “harass him, as has been the case with other intellectuals”. Mr Ray also said that there was…

Vigilant over Possible Maoist Movement in Jangalmahal West Bengal

Almost a decade after Maoist presence shrunk from the tribal-dominated Jangalmahal district of West Bengal after three years of disturbance, police are probing possible movement of the left wing extremists (LWE) and reports of them making a comeback in the…

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