Maoist Major Incidents 2006
December 12: Police personnel unearthed an arms dump, belonging to the CPI-Maoist, on a huge hillock at Chittapur Kancha in Ibrahimpatnam near the State capital Hyderabad. Four quintals of gelatine sticks, six loaded claymore mines, eight empty claymore mines, two hand grenades, 100 electrical detonators and wires, 33 live SLR rounds and 19 live .303 rifle rounds were hidden in drums at three places in the forest.
December 9: Eight CPI-Maoist cadres surrendered in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. They were identified as Pattabhi alias Mahesh, E. Narayana alias Bhupathi, Muthyalu alias Chandra, Muthyalamma alias Geeta, Nagesh alias Anji, B. Manjunatha alias Prasad, T. Malati alias Bhagya and Rajasekhar alias Vasu.
December 2-5: The Anantapur district police recovered a large number of rockets, landmines and claymore mines by unearthing four dumps of the CPI-Maoist. Giving details to the media on December 6, Superintendent of Police, M.S. Ravindra, said the dumps were unearthed during the combing operations by police in the Palyam forest area in Mudigubba mandal (administrative division), near Payakati cheruvu in Nallamada mandal and Batrepalli forest area in Kadiri mandal. Landmines and claymore mines were found on the Mudigubba-Bukkapatnam road, in Puttaparthi mandal and near Bilvampalli village.
November 25: A top CPI-Maoist leader, Gautam alias Bandareddy Subba Rao, was killed in an encounter with the police near Bandigadda village in the East Godavari district.
November 24: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a leader of the ruling Congress party, Rami Reddy, president of Bollapalle Mandal Praja Parishad, at Vinukonda in the Guntur district.
Police killed a Maoist during an encounter in the East Godavari district. Two grenades, one 9 mm pistol and Maoist literature were recovered from the encounter site.
November 11: Eight Maoists belonging to various left-wing extremist groups surrendered before the police in the presence of Superintendent of Police, Soumya Mishra, in the Warangal district. The surrendered included three from the CPI-Maoist, one from the Praja Prathighatana, one Praja Prathighatana (Godavari Valley) cadre, two from the Prathighatana and one 'deputy commander' of New Democracy.
November 10: Two Naxalites belonging to Prathighatana group were killed near Polakonda hillocks in the Warangal district. They were identified as Ghanapuram Seenu, the Warangal Nalgonda zonal committee secretary and K. Kondaiah, the Jangoan area committee secretary of the outfit.
Nine CPI-Maoist cadres, including the State Committee member and Rayalaseema divisional committee secretary Obulesu, were killed in an encounter with the police in the Gopavaram reserve forests of Kadapa district. The others include Obulesu's wife, Prasanthi, who was Guntur district secretary and Mallkarjuna, Anantapur district secretary.
November 9: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a Congress party leader, Sreemanthula Seetarama Rao, at Marrugudem village in the Khammam district.
October 30: Pagadal Rangaiah, brother of a sitting Congress party legislator of Giddulur, was killed by the CPI-Maoist cadres in the Prakasam district.
October 28: Bandi Hema, a 'squad area committee' (SAC) member and a 'local guerilla squad deputy commander' of the CPI-Maoists, surrendered before the Superintendent of Police, D.S. Chauhan, in the Karimnagar district.
October 18: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an explosion, while trying to assemble a landmine using slurry, salt, iron wires and other material, at Amudalapalli village in the Warangal district. One of the dead was identified as Pothuraju Rayakomru alias Ramakanth, the Chityala local organising squad commander.
October 6: The secretary of Nallamala Forest Division Committee and member of four-man state committee of the CPI-Maoist, Samala Venkatesu alias Sudarshan or Satyam, was killed in an encounter with the police in the forest area of Nallamala in the Anantapur district. Another State Committee member, Obulesu alias Zaheer, was injured in the incident.
September 22: Three Naxalites of the CPI-ML Praja Pratighatana faction were killed in an encounter with the police in the core area of the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary in Khammam district. Some of the other Naxalites managed to escape.
September 15 : CPI-Maoist’s ‘Karimnagar East Division Maoist Committee secretary’ Alwala Saraiah alias Madhu was killed along with three women cadres, Nirmala, Padma and Prameela alias Geetha, in an encounter with the police inside the Tadvai forest area of Warangal district.
September 8 : In one of the biggest-ever haul of weapons in the country, the Andhra Pradesh Police recovered 600 unloaded rockets, 275 unassembled rockets, 27 rocket launchers, 70 gelatine sticks and other explosive material belonging to the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) from the Mahabubnagar and Prakasam districts. While 16 rocket launchers and 600 rocket shells packed in 53 gunny bags were seized at Jangireddypalli village in Mahabubnagar district, another 275 rocket launchers packed in 27 bags were recovered from an unclaimed consignment in Kranthi Transport company, a private cargo mover, in the Giddalur town of Prakasam district.
July 13: CPI-Maoist ‘Andhra State Secretary’, Burra Chennaiah alias Madhav was killed in an encounter along with seven Maoists, including five women, near Davaboyinapenta village in the Nallamala forest of Prakasam district.
June 27: At least eight CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police personnel at Amrabad near Mallayyapenta village in the Mahabubnagar district.
June 17: Three Maoists were killed in an encounter with the police at Somamdepalli village in the Prakasam district.
June 6: Three suspected cadres of the CPI-Maoist, believed to be members of the Andhra-Orissa Border Committee, were killed in an encounter with the police between Tangana Kota and Singana Kota hamlets in the East Godavari district.
April 30: Five CPI-Maoist cadres hijacked two motorised launches along with nine crew-members from the Nagarjunakonda reservoir, but four of them were later killed in an encounter with the police at Maddimadugu in the Mahabubnagar district.
April 28: 11 cadres of the CPI-Maoist, including some women, were killed by the Andhra Pradesh Police, deep inside a forest on the border of the Cuddapah and Chittoor districts.
April 21: Four Naxalites belonging to the CPI-ML Praja Prathighatana group were killed in an encounter with the police in the Katapur forest area of Warangal district
April 7: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed by the police in the Katapur forest of Warangal district.
April 2: Five CPI-Maoist cadres, including three women, were killed in an encounter with the police in a forest near the Andhra Pradesh-Chhattisgarh border
March 11: Four Maoists were killed during an encounter with the police conducting combing operations in the Bukkapatnam forest area of Anantapur district.
March 9: Three Naxalites of the CPI-ML Praja Prathighatana group are killed in an exchange of fire with the police in the forests of Singaram village in the Adavi Mutharam mandal (administrative division) of Karimnagar district. The police recovered a .303 weapon and six kit bags from the encounter site.
February 6: Three CPI-Maoist cadres, including a woman, are killed in an encounter with the police at Malakondapenta in the Racharla mandal of Prakasam district.
December 10: CPI-Maoist cadres stopped the 346 Tata-Kharagpur passenger train near the Kanimouli station on the Gidhni-Chakulia line in the East Singhbhum district bordering West Bengal for about two hours. Maoists also looted two rifles and cash from the Railway Protection Force personnel escorting the train, snatched walkie-talkie sets from the guard and driver of the train.
December 2: Fourteen police personnel belonging to the Special Task Force of the Jharkhand Police were killed and three injured in a landmine blast detonated by suspected CPI-Maoist cadres at Kanchkir in the Bokaro district.
November 24: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a school building in the Latehar district. Superintendent of Police Ravikant Dhan said, ''The naxalites had targeted the Herhanj primary school under Balumath police station area earlier on two occasions".
October 31: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a vacated building close to two security force personnel camps, one belonging to the Border Security Force and the other to the Central Reserve Police Force near Madhuban police outpost in the Giridih district.
Two landmines, each weighing 15 kilograms, were subsequently recovered from an adjacent building.
October 22: CPI-Maoist cadres abducted and killed a couple at Vishnugarh in the Hazaribagh district on suspicion that they were police informers.
October 15: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered an explosion on a railway track at Chegdo in the Giridih district damaging four metre-long track.
September 17: Police arrested ten people, including five minor girls, for allegedly helping CPI-Maoist cadres from a forest under Manika police station area in the Latehar district.
September 6: Three Central Reserve Police Force personnel were injured in a CPI-Maoist-triggered claymore mine explosion at Jhumra hill in the Bokaro district.
August 31: Jharkhand Police reportedly arrested a hardcore CPI-Maoist cadre, Pradeep Mondal alias Mahesjee alias Gopalji, from Itwa under Ghatshila police station in the East Singhbhum district.
August 22: Two police personnel were killed and another injured in six landmine blasts triggered by the CPI-Maoist at two different places under Barwadih police station of Latehar district.
August 14: Security force (SF) personnel claimed to have shot dead at least two CPI-Maoists during an encounter near Bitikilsoya inside Saranda forest in the West Singhbhum district.
August 6: Security force personnel killed three Maoists at Garmorwa near Lohawat Pahaad, between the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand and Gaya district of Bihar.
June 26: At least 400 Maoists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp killing one CRPF personnel in the Hazaribagh district.
June 22: CPI-Maoist killed five unidentified cadres of its splinter outfit, Maoist Communist Centre (MCC-TC), in a factional clash at Bhuiandih village in the Chatra district.
June 3: Maoists killed three civilians in the Hadian village under the Ghorabandha police station of East Singhbhum district.
June 1: At least 12 police personnel were killed when CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine explosion in the West Singhbhum district.
March 20: Police killed ten CPI-Maoist cadres in an encounter inside a dense forest on the Jharkhand-Bihar border.
March 17: CPI-Maoist cadres killed four Jharkhand Armed Police personnel, after burning down a passenger bus near Kalimati village in the Panki police station jurisdiction of Palamau district.
January 26: In Palamu district, an unspecified number of CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Hariharganj police station and Chattarpur Deputy Superintendent of Polices bungalow-cum-office. District police chief, Udayan Singh, said at least ten Maoists were killed or seriously injured in the subsequent encounter between the two sides.
January 26: CPI-Maoist cadres exchange gunfire with police in the Manoharpur area of West Singhbhum district. Bodies of two police personnel and two Maoists were recovered from the forests. In Chatra district, one police personnel and a villager were killed after Maoists blew up a culvert on the Simria main road. In the Giridih district, two villagers were killed in a landmine blast triggered by the Maoists.
November 11: A weapons cache meant for the Maoists, including 585 INSAS rifle cartridges and Ordnance Factory products exclusively used by the Army, were seized from arms smugglers at Hamzapur in Bihar. Three persons were arrested in this connection.
November 5: Ten CPI-Maoist cadres were arrested from an unidentified location under Lakshmipur police station in the Jamui district. Police sources said that the arrested included some Maoists involved in the killing of Munger district Superintendent of Police, K. C. Surendra Babu, in January 2005.
October 30: Police recovered a number of fake bombs planted by the CPI-Maoists at strategic locations in Mahua in the Vaishali district.
CPI-Maoist extremists triggered two blasts in the West Champaran district targeting an office of the Forest Department in Ramnagar, a mine near Chamua railway station on the Narkatiaganj-Gorakhpur section under the Samastipur division of the East Central Railway.
Bihar Police sounds a high alert in the Maoist-affected north and southern parts of the State and intensified patrolling in view of the bandh (general strike) called by the CPI-Maoist on October 30 in protest against the arrest of its top leaders.
October 24: An encounter was reported between cadres of the Third Conference faction of the Revolutionary Communist Centre (RCC) and the CPI-Maoist at an unspecified location in the Latehar district.
October 14: Two CPI-Maoist members, wanted in several criminal cases, were arrested from the Town police station area of Jehanabad district.
October 12: Four CPI-Maoist cadres, including an 'area commander' identified as Sahu, were arrested from an unspecified village under Nasriganj block in the Rohtas district.
October 11: Police arrested Nirmal Oraon, an 'area commander' of the CPI-Maoist, near Jairagi village under Dumri police station in the Gumla district subsequent to an hour-long encounter.
October 8: Three villagers were killed by CPI-Maoist cadres after alleging them of being police informers at Itkhori in Chatra district.
July 23: Three persons were killed and five others injured by the CPI-Maoist at Khaira village in Lakhisarai district.
May 5: In a joint operation, the Special Task Force, Bihar Military Police (BMP) and Jamui police shot dead five CPI-Maoist cadres in the Lenin Nagar under Sikandara police station of Jamui district.
April 24: Madanpur block Janata Dal (United) president Ashok Singh and six of his supporters were killed by CPI-Maoist cadres near Devjada village in the Aurangabad district.
March 5: Three cadres of the CPI-Maoist are killed and two security force (SF) personnel injured as police foiled an attempt by the former to loot firearms from the Umaria police station in Gaya district.
December 10: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist stopped a Mumbai bound goods train between Bortalao and Darekasa railway stations in the Gondia district, bordering Chhattisgarh, and set ablaze its engine. They also pasted posters near the railway crossing announcing a bandh (general strike) in Gondia and Gadchiroli districts on December 15.
November 26: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with police between Mayalghat and Kalagaon on the Gondia-Gadchiroli district border.
October 27: Eight CPI-Maoist cadres, including a 17-year-old girl, laid down their arms at Nagpur.
October 12: Police in Nagpur said that seven Maoists were arrested from the Vidarbha region in two separate operations on October 11 and 12. Four CPI-Maoist cadres were arrested in Gondia and three Maoists were arrested from the Gadchiroli district.
October 1: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police near Pendhari village in the Gadchiroli district. Police also said that two to three police personnel sustained minor injuries in the exchange of fire that broke out in the area.
August 12: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police at Sohgam forest in the Etapalli area of Gadchiroli district.
May 25: At least six CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in a shootout with the police near Kasampalli village in the Gadchiroli district.
May 16: In a landmine explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist, 12 members of a marriage group were killed between Halebada and Patha villages in the Gadchiroli district.
May 15: Gadchiroli police claimed to have killed at least three CPI-Maoist cadres in an encounter at Madveli in the Gadchiroli district.
January 1: Six CPI-Maoist cadres are killed in an encounter with police personnel near Pendhri on the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border in Gadchiroli district.
December 13: Three special police officers and a police constable were killed by a group of 250 CPI-Maoist cadres at a relief camp at Bansaguda in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district. The Maoists also took away arms and ammunition of the police personnel.
December 2: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed and several others injured during an encounter with the CRPF personnel in the Cherpal forest area of Dantewada district.
October 31: Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed and several others injured after police personnel raided a hideout in the Narayanpur area of Bastar region.
October 27: Three people were killed by suspected CPI-Maoist cadres in Bastar region. Two bodies of tribals were recovered from a roadside in the Narayanpur area while a middle-aged anti-Maoist Salwa Judum activist was beaten to death in a nearby area.
October 22: CPI-Maoist cadres killed three abducted civilians, two men and one woman, in the thickly forested Abujhmad area in the Bastar district after holding them captive for at least 10 hours.
October 2: Three villagers were killed when CPI-Maoist cadres triggered landmine blasts near Nakanpal village in the Bijapur police district of Dantewada district.
September 30: Three villagers, including a former sarpanch (village head) were killed by CPI-Maoist cadres for their involvement in the anti-Maoist Salwa Judum campaign at Bijapur police district of Dantewada district.
September 25: Five CPI-Maoist cadres were killed by security force personnel in an encounter in the Udchali forest area of Narayanpur police district in Dantewada district.
September 16: Three CPI-Maoist cadres, including ‘Gadchiroli Divisional Secretary’ Vikasanna, were killed in an encounter with the police in the Kodakhuri forest area under Durkondal police station of Kanker district.
September 10: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed and six others arrested after a gun-battle with the security force personnel in the Tekmeka forest near village Sentra under Pharsegarh police station of Dantewada district.
September 6: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed and several others injured in an encounter with the police in the Jhaleria forest belt of Surguja district.
September 6: CPI-Maoists cadres killed three civilians in the Dantewada district. Police said the Maoists had abducted four people from Basaguda last week and killed three of them by slitting their throat.
July 21: Central Reserve Police Force personnel and Chhattisgarh police shot dead five CPI-Maoist cadres in the Bijapur locality of Dantewada district.
July 17: CPI-Maoist cadres killed 33 villagers and injured 70, besides abducting over 20 people in the Arrabora village of Dantewada district.
July 13: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the security force personnel in the forested Phuladi village under Mirtoor police station of Dantewada district.
July 7: Central Reserve Police Force personnel raided a CPI-Maoist hideout under Basaguda police station in the Dantewada district and shot dead seven Maoists.
July 2: Five CPI-Maoist cadres were shot dead in an encounter with the police personnel at Anjarel forest in the Narayanpur area of Bastar district.
June 28: Personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force killed at least six Maoists and arrested three others, including a woman cadre, in an encounter in the Bhairamgarh area of Dantewada district.
June 23: Maoists killed three persons, including a contractor involved in the collection of tendu (tobacco) leaves, in the Basuguda area of Dantewada district.
June 22: Maoists abducted at least nine tribal villagers from Basagura in the Dantewada district, suspecting them to be Salwa Judum activists and killed three of them the following night. However, six other villagers were released.
June 20: Maoists killed seven persons and injured two others at Chikuarguda in the Konta region, following their refusal to accompany the insurgents to attack a relief camp in the Dantewada district.
June 17: Maoists killed four tribals working for the anti-Maoist movement Salwa Judum in the Farsegarh police station area of Dantewada district.
June 8:Ten Maoists were killed and five,
including two women cadres, were arrested at the Dewapalli area of Dantewada
May 13: About 300 Maoists attacked a refugee camp in the Dantewada district and shot dead four Special Police Officers and wounded five people.
May 9: Five CPI-Maoist cadres were killed by security forces in an encounter in the Dantewada district.
May 3: Two Special Police Officers and a civilian were killed by CPI-Maoist cadres in the Usur area of Bijapur police station in the Dantewada district.
April 29: CPI-Maoist cadres killed 13 of the 52 abducted villagers and released 37 others in Dantewada district.
April 28: Six police personnel were injured in a landmine explosion triggered by the Maoists at Bhuski village in the Kanker district.
April 16: CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Murkinar police outpost in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district and killed 11 police personnel.
April 9: Three tribals are killed by the Maoists in Dantewada district.
April 7: Three tribals are killed by the Maoists in Dantewada district.
March 26: Security force (SF) personnel killed eight CPI-Maoist cadres at Telipenta village in the Dantewada district.
March 25: 11 persons are killed and four others sustained injuries in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist in Kanker district.
March 20: Police killed five Maoists in the forest area near Balrampur, 510 km northeast of State capital Raipur.
March 8: CPI-Maoist cadres kill four civilians and injure an unspecified number of them at Diwarpali village under Dornapal police station in the Dantewada district.
March 6: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist raid Basaguda village in the Dantewada district targeting the activists of anti-Maoist campaign Salva Judum and kill six of them.
February 28: At least 25 tribals are killed and 40 others sustained injuries in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist near Eklagoda village, in the jurisdiction of Arabore police station of Dantewada district.
February 15: Over 50 CPI-Maoist cadres attack the Cherli village in Dantewada district and shot dead three tribals, accusing them of helping the police in anti-Maoist operations.
February 12: CPI-Maoist cadres attack the Cherli village in Dantewada district and shot dead three tribals.
February 9: Eight Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel were killed and several others injured when a large group of CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the National Mineral Development Corporation store in the Hirauli area of Dantewada district.
February 9: CPI-Maoist cadres kill at least three people in the Cherakdodi village of Dantewada district.
February 6: Ten Nagaland Armed Police personnel are killed and eight others sustain injuries were injured when a powerful landmine was exploded by CPI-Maoist cadres as their vehicle was moving through a forest in Dantewada district.
February 6: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead three police personnel and injured five others in an attack on a police station in the Jashpur district.
January 30: Eight civilians and three CPI-Maoist cadres are killed during a Maoist attack on a Government camp in the Dantewada district.
December 1: Suspected CPI-Maoist cadres killed an employee of the revenue department at Kalimela in the Malkangiri district. Police sources said that the Maoists fired two bullets at Sibananda Jena, whose dead body was found in front of his office.
October 30: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a trader for defying the call of general strike in Malkangiri.
October 15: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze three diesel locomotives at Topadihi railway station in the Sundargarh district.
October 13: Suspected CPI-Maoist cadres killed the head of an unspecified village in Malkangiri district.
October 8: During a joint combing operation of police and CRPF personnel in the Gajapati district, 12 CPI-Maoist cadres, including a few involved in the March 24, 2006, R Udaygiri jailbreak incident, were arrested. A huge quantity of explosives and ammunition, including live cartridges and hand grenades, were recovered from them.
October 7: Sobha, an ‘area commander’ of the CPI-Maoist, was arrested along with two accomplices, Rajan Munda and Bijoy Munda, from the Lathikata market area in the Sundergarh district.
July 13: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were killed and a couple of others injured in an encounter with a team of the Special Operation Group and local police near Raniguda village in the Deogarh district.
April 18: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police in the Hilanga forest area of Deogarh district
March 24: Approximately 200 armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist shot dead three police personnel and took hostage at least two Government officials in attacks on a police station, a camp of the Orissa State Armed Police, the local jail and a bank at Ramagiri Udayagiri town in the Gajapati district.
March 4: Six CPI-Maoist cadres are killed in an encounter with the police near Kanaguda village in the Malkangiri district.
September 13 : Udupi district police and the Anti-Naxalite Force exchanged fire with a group of Naxalites about eight kms from Hallihole village.
September 5 : Speaking at the Chief Ministers’ Conference on Internal Security in New Delhi, the Karnataka Chief Minister, H.D. Kumaraswamy, disclosed that 13 districts had been affected by left-wing extremism and there were about 200 Maoist cadres, with 60 operating in two or three armed groups in the Malnad region.
August 25 : A group of CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Divisional Forest Office (Wildlife), about 13 km from Sringeri on the border of the Chikmagalur and Udupi districts, and destroyed documents and furniture, besides setting a vehicle on fire.
Home Minister M.P. Prakash stated that Maoist activities in the State have been contained. He added that their presence in the State was limited to a few districts such as Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Raichur and Bellary unlike in Andhra Pradesh where they had spread over 16 districts.
May 13 : A group of 12 to 15 Maoists attacked the house of a schoolteacher and damaged a television set at Nadapal in the Hebri police station limits of Udupi district.
May 5 : A landlord was abducted by suspected CPI-Maoist cadres under Tirumani police station limits in the Tumkur district, on the Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh border.
November 29: Armed CPI-Maoist cadres shot at and injured five police personnel in the Purulia district.
November 23: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze eight vehicles, opened fire on the para-military India Reserve Battalion camp and on the huts of workers engaged in a road-building project at Belapari in the West Midnapore district, across the border with Jharkhand.
October 16: Police recovered 18 empty containers of hand grenade, 18 springs, six grenade levers, chemicals and Maoist literature and receipt books from a trunk inside a hut in Rangapukur village in the Malda district.
September 21: Hindustan Times reported that a new Maoist organisation - the Darjeeling Gorkha Maobadi Sangthan - has been found to be operating in the Darjeeling hills of West Bengal and is forcefully collecting 'revenue' from local people.
September 21: Two police personnel of the Bomb Disposal squad were killed and 29 others, including some senior police officers and journalists, were injured when a land mine planted by the Maoists exploded in the Lalgarh area of West Midnapore district.
September 19: A Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader and his bodyguard were dragged out of a bus and killed by suspected Maoists near Joypur in the Midnapore district.
August 1: About 70 CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the India Reserve Battalion camp at Chhurimara in the Belpahari area of Midnapore district.
July 2 : CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a Communist Party of India (Marxist) local committee member at Lalgarh in the West Midnapore district.
March 17 :A fast-track court at Jhargram in the Midnapore district sentenced two leaders of the CPI-Maoist, Patit Paban Halder and Santosh Debnath, to life imprisonment. Sushil Roy, politburo member of the CPI-Maoist, was awarded five years imprisonment.
March 9 :Two Communist Party of India (Marxist) cadres are hacked to death by Maoists in the Dangardihi area of Midnapore district. Another person was injured in the attack.
March 5 :Maoists herded out nine Communist Party of India (Marxist) activists to a field in West Midnapore district and shot dead the group leader, Kartik Sinha, and released the others.
March 4 :One police personnel was killed and another injured in a Maoist attack on the National Highway 34 at Chakulia in the North Dinajpur district.
February 26 :Cadres of the CPI-Maoist detonate a landmine blowing up a police vehicle that killed four persons, including two security force (SF) personnel, at Naakrachhara in the West Midnapore district.
February 7 :Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police near the Akuldoba forest area of West Midnapore district.
January 23 :CPI-Maoist cadres blow up a tourist bungalow under construction at Bandwan in the Purulia district.
January 16 :CPI-Maoist cadres detonate a landmine to blow up a CRPF camp at Jamtalgora on Belpahari-Banspahari road in the Midnapore district.