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Cities | Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday July 6, 2014
A woman was found strangled to death and tied to a tree in a forest on the outskirts of Jhargram town in West Bengal on Saturday morning.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 7, 2014
Police on Friday recovered the skeletal remains of a teacher, said to have been abducted by Maoists four years back, from a forested stretch in West Bengal's West Midnapore district.
Election 2014 | Sutapa Deb | Saturday April 26, 2014
This week we are travelling to the Jhargram parliamentary constituency in West Bengal. A no-industry zone, it has witnessed years of violence triggered by Maoists. Add to that, the presence of an inordinately high number of people living below the po...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
Residents of a remote village in the former Maoist stronghold of Junglemahal were today taken by surprise when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drove in with a convoy unannounced.
Cities | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, edited by Samira Shaikh | Monday February 18, 2013
A two-year-old girl was allegedly beaten by her mother and abandoned near a river at Jhargram in West Bengal, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 28, 2012
A Trinamool Congress supporter was on Friday shot dead by suspected Maoists at Jhargram in West Midnapore district of former Maoist-hit Jungle Mahal area of West Bengal.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday October 18, 2011
Security forces have launched an operation against the Maoists at Bankishole forest, 25 km from Jhargram in West Bengal. The joint operation began early this morning after a tip-off that Maoist leader Akash was hiding in the forest.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday October 15, 2011
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is addressing a public rally in Jhargram. This is her second visit to the the Naxal-affected area after she became the Chief Minister and the first after the Maoist offer for truce.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 14, 2010
Maoists shot dead a man in West Bengal and set off a blast partially damaging tracks in Bihar on the second day of their two-day bandh in six states.The body of the unidentified man was found this morning. He had been assaulted before being shot dead at Jhargram town in West Midnapore district in We...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 8, 2010
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) leader Sameer Mahato in connection with last month's Jhargram train attack. He will be produced in court today.At least 148 passengers were killed and 200 injured when 13 coaches of Mumbai-bo...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday April 10, 2010
Suspected Maoists kill two people at Jhargram in West Bengal's Midnapore district. Bullet ridden bodies of the two were found on Saturday morning.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 27, 2010
Suspected Maoists shot dead a Trinamool Congress worker near Jhargram in West Midnapore district.
India | NDTV Correspondent and Agencies | Saturday January 2, 2010
Trains services in and out of West Bengal have been disrupted because of suspected landmines on train tracks near Jhargram in West Midnapore district.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday December 22, 2009
Suspected Maoists set fire to three CPM leaders' houses at Dahijuri near Jhargram in West Midnapore district.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday December 20, 2009
Two CPM supporters were reportedly shot dead by Maoists in Jhargram in West Bengal.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday December 18, 2009
There's unrest in Lalgarh after reports that suspected Maoists killed two CPM supporters. Another CPM supporter has been shot dead at Baita, about 10 km fm Jhargram town.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 13, 2009
A police van was set on fire at Sapdhara as a 72-hour bandh called by Maoist-backed the PCPA in Jhargram sub-division of the district affected normal life.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday April 9, 2009
The adivasis or tribals of Jhargram subdivision in West Bengal are up in arms. They have felled trees to block roads or simply dug them up and cut themselves off from the rest of the state for over a week. It is to protest police excesses against the...