Incidents involving Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) 2006
2006December 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.
December 4: Two CPI-Maoist cadres, including a woman, surrendered before police in the Medak district.
November 28: A CPI-Maoist cadre was killed in an encounter with the police in the Battenapalli forest area of Khammam district, bordering the State of Chhattisgarh. Police recovered a 303-rifle, one SBBL gun and 20 rounds of ammunition, besides one camera flash from the incident site.
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.
October 30: Police personnel exchanged fire with the CPI-Maoists near Narlapur forest area in the Warangal district.
Pagadal Rangaiah, brother of a sitting Congress party legislator of Giddulur, was killed by the CPI-Maoist cadres in the Prakasam district.
October 29: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze a poclain at Lingavarigudem in the Nalgonda district in protest against “the series of encounters in the State.”
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 21: CPI-Maoist extremists killed the elder brother of Member of Legislative Assembly from Achampet, C. Vamsi Krishna, at Elmapally in the Amrabad area of Mahabubnagar district.
October 18: Arika Rama, a member of the Local Guerilla Squad of the CPI-Maoist, surrendered before the Srikakulam district Superintendent of Police Manish Kumar Sinha.
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 17: A top CPI-Maoist operative, Srinivas Reddy, the mastermind behind the fabrication of rocket launchers being used by extremists, surrendered to the police along with his wife Sudharani in the Warangal district.
October 15: Kone Kedandam, secretary of the Konadabaridi Dalam, surrendered before the district police chief in Srikakulam due to ill health.
Commander of the CPI-Maoist Kalwakurthy dalam, Raju alias Kiran, was killed in an encounter with the police near Lingasanipalle village in the Kalwakurthy area of Mahabubnagar district.
October 14: An unidentified woman CPI-Maoist activist was killed and a police constable injured in an exchange of fire in the Mangi forest area of Adilabad district. One 303 rifle, a DBBL gun and six bags were recovered from the incident site.
October 12: CPI-Maoist cadres abducted and subsequently killed a contractor and a Sarpanch (village head) of Anantaram in the Manguru sub-division of Khammam district. The Maoists had branded both as police informers.
The CPI-Maoist called for a bandh (general strike) in the Nallamala forest areas extending across the Prakasam, Kurnool, Mahabubnagar and Guntur districts to protest against the killing of a top leader, Sudarsan, in an alleged fake encounter with the police in Anantapur district on October 6.
October 8: Police unearthed a Maoist dump and recovered eight landmines near Kaligote forest area in the Nizamabad district and arrested three Maoists, including a TDP Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency member.
Nalgonda district police arrested a cadre of the CPI-Maoist, Mohammad Abbas alias Ramesh, in connection with the attack on Atmakur (M) police station on August 18, 2006.
October 7: Maoist ‘deputy commander’ belonging to the Manmgi Dalam, Jungnaka Jaithu alias Amruth alias Vinod, surrendered before the Adilabad District Superintendent of Police, Kripanand Tripathi Ujela.
A member of East Division Gurtedu Area Committee of the CPI-Maoist, K Ramulu alias RK, was killed in an encounter with the police near Gorlagondi village in the Visakhapatnam district. After the encounter, a Maoist identified as Sindri Giri, who was accompanying Ramulu, surrendered to the police.
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.
October 2: Three cadres of the CPI-Maoist ‘Local Organised Squad (LOS)’ of Charla and Venkatapuram surrendered to the police in Khammam.
September 28: The CPI-Maoist ‘Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC) combat platoon commander’ Tappetla Devender alias Mogili alias Jalandhar and ‘deputy commander’ Modium Laxmi surrendered in the presence of Superintendent of Police, Soumya Mishra, in Warangal.
September 27: A CPI-Maoist cadre, Kunjam Venkateswarulu alias Sampat, surrendered before the East Godavari district police in Rajahmundry.
September 22: Five CPI-Maoist cadres, including two girls, surrendered before the police in Visakhapatnam.
September 18: CPI-Maoist ‘deputy commander’ of its Penna Ahobilam dalam (squad), Venkatesh alias Babu, was killed in an encounter with the police near Korrakodu in the Kuderu area of Anantapur district.
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.
A special team of the Nalgonda police killed two Maoists, a ‘District Committee member’, Cherukuri Rattaiah alias Murali and member of the Kanagal dalam Veeraswamy alias Dayanand, at Teldevarapally.
Police unearthed three powerful landmines, planted by Maoists on the road between Kollapur and Somasila in the Mahabubnagar 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.
CPI-Maoist cadres killed a youth, Sunder Rao, in the Mummuru village of Khammam district, accusing him to be a police informer.
August 28: The Nizamabad district police arrested three persons for extorting money for the CPI-Maoist.
August 25: Two dalam members of the CPI-Maoist surrendered before the Anantapur district Superintendent of Police Sanjay Kumar Jain.
August 19: A ‘Local Guerilla Squad (LGS) commander’ of the CPI-Maoist and two dalam members surrendered before the Police in Karimnagar district.
August 18: CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Atmakur police station in Nalgonda district and killed a Sub-Inspector (SI), an Assistant SI and a home guard.
August 11: The Andhra Pradesh Government decided to extend the ban on the CPI-Maoist and six of its frontal organisations by another year till August 16, 2007.
August 8: M. Ramani, a CPI-Maoist cadre belonging to the ‘Nagavali Area Committee’ that is active along the Andhra-Orissa Border, was arrested from a private hospital at Palasa in the Srikakulam district.
August 6: Following the encounter on August 5 in the Kurnool district that resulted in the death of a Maoist cadre and a security force (SF) personnel, another encounter between the fleeing Maoists and the SFs took place in the same area leading to the death of one more Maoist.
August 5: In fierce fighting between Greyhounds personnel of the Andhra Pradesh Police and CPI-Maoist cadres near Ahobilam in the Nallamala forest of Kurnool district, a police personnel and a Maoist were killed.
August 2: A Congress party activist was killed by CPI-Maoist cadres near Kanchipalli village in the Prakasam district.
July 26: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a Congress party activist at Vaddimatla village in the Nalgonda district.
July 23: 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.
July 18: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a police personnel near Ravulapuram village of Bollapalli mandal in Guntur district when he was on his way to issue summons to some persons in the village.
July 15: CPI-Maoist ‘Nallamala Area Committee member’ Telugu Pochaiah alias Venu was shot dead in an encounter with the police at Nallakalva in Kurnool district.
July 14: Police arrested CPI-Maoist ‘Sabari area committee’, Mudraboina Sampath alias Saleem alias Suryam along with his wife Jadi Sammakka alias Shakuntala, ‘commander of the Chintoor local organisational squad’, in the Bhadrachalam division of Khammam district.
July 13: A former Maoist, Nimmala Durgaiah, was shot dead by CPI-Maoist cadres in Kalvapalli village in the Warangal district.
July 10: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a Congress party leader at Gangavaram village in the Prakasam district.
July 3: ‘Commander’ of Atchampet ‘local guerrilla squad’ of the CPI-Maoist, Outu Kurumaiah alias Murali, was killed in an exchange of fire with police near Rayavaram village in the Mahabubnagar 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 25: Maoists triggered an explosion damaging the residence of a former State Legislator and Congress party leader, Pasupuleti Balaraju, at an unspecified place under G. K. Veedhi police station in the Vishakapatnam district.
June 21: Two CPI–Maoist cadres, including ‘district committee secretary’ Jagadeesh, were killed in an encounter with the police at Edugurallapalli forest near Chintoor in the Khammam district.
June 19: Maoists set ablaze one jeep and two mini buses and broke two Andhra Pradesh State Regional Transport Corporation buses at China Arutla near Srisailam in the Kurnool district following the killing of the Maoist ‘central committee member’, Mattam Ravikumar.
June 18: CPI-Maoist Palnadu ‘platoon commander', identified as Suresh, was killed in an encounter with a special police party team at Ramapuram crossroads near Dachepalli in the Guntur district. Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with the police near Marrimalla village, close to the banks of the Godavari in the Khammam district.
June 17: Three Maoists were killed in an encounter with the police at Somamdepalli village in the Prakasam district.
June 16: A member of State and Central Committees of the CPI-Maoist leader, Mattam Ravikumar alias Sridhar alias Anil, was killed in an encounter with the police in the interior Nallamala forest area.
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 of interior Patakota in the East Godavari district.
June 1: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist triggered a bomb blast targeting a telephone exchange at Satyanarayanapuram in the Khammam district.
May 28: CPI-Maoist cadres fired on a Central Reserve Police Force contingent at a weekly market at Sileru in the Vishakapatnam district, killing one CRPF personnel.J
May 21: A woman CPI-Maoist cadre, Kothapalli Chandrakala alias Jaya, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police at Magaturthanada in the Prakasam district.
May 9: Mahabubnagar district police arrested two irrigation contractors in a case relating to the handing over of Rupees Five million and a box of 200 gelatin sticks to the CPI-Maoist in April 2006.
May 3: CPI-Maoist cadres blasted the house of a primary agricultural credit societies employee at Polishettypally village in the Mahabubnagar district.
May 2: Three buses were set ablaze by the CPI-Maoist cadres near Farahabad in the Amrabad mandal of Mahabubnagar district.
April 30: Two Maoists were killed in encounter between Srisailam-Dornala road and Pedaarutla village in the Prakasam district.
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 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 24: Two CPI-Maoist cadres, Konda Mavula alias Azad, aged 20, and a 15-year-old girl, were arrested during a joint combing operation by the Andhra Pradesh and Orissa Police near Pedabayalu in the Visakhapatnam district.
April 8: Police shot dead Atram Hanmanthu alias Karan, ‘commander’ of the Narnoor squad of the CPI-Maoist, in an exchange of fire in the Adilabad district.
A Legislator belonging to the Congress party, Udumula Sreenivas Reddy, escaped a landmine attack by the CPI-Maoist at Kakarla in the Ongole district.
April 7: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed at Katapur forest in the Warangal district.
A CPI-Maoist cadre, identified as Manthani 'area action team commander' Tholem Bapu alias Devender, was killed in an exchange of fire with police personnel on the outskirts of Nimmagudem village in the Karimnagar district.
April 4: Anantapur district police arrested a Maoist, Venkatrami Reddy, and seized Rs 300,000 in cash.
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 31: A group of CPI-Maoist cadres blasted a portion of the Panchayati Raj department’s deputy executive engineer office at Eturunagaram village in the Warangal district.
March 28: 17 Five CPI-Maoist cadres surrendered to the police in Warangal.
March 24: Two cadres of the CPI-Maoist, Managalla Venkati and Manda Kanakalashmi, surrendered before the Nizamabad police.
Andhra Pradesh CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead two minor children, alleging that they acted as 'coverts' at Pedda Bommalapuram village in the Prakasam district.
March 15: A surrendered CPI-Maoist cadre was hacked to death by Maoists near Pandimadugu village in the Nizamabad district.
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: Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police near Banala village in the Nallamala forests of Mahabubnagar district.
March 8: Maoists kill police head constable M. D. Jahangeer Ali, while he was on duty at Kondanagul Government Junior College for Intermediate Public Examinations.
February 8: A CPI-Maoist cadre belonging to the Krishnapatti dalam (squad) is killed during an exchange of fire with the police at Morjhampadu village in the Machavaram area of Guntur district.
February 7: Police kill two CPI-Maoist cadres near Karampudi village in the Guntur district.
February 6: Three CPI-Maoist cadres, including a woman, are killed in an encounter with the police at Malakondapenta in the Racharla mandal (administrative division) of Prakasam district.
February 4: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a civilian, Chetawat Gopal, a native of Usmankunta in the Chandampet mandal of Nalgonda district.
January 26: Two people are killed and 15 vehicles were set ablaze at Ghat Pindari near Wadrafnagar in the Surguja district by CPI-Maoist cadres.
January 25: CPI-Maoist shot dead a civilian, Boya Kadireppa, at Bandameedipalli village in the Rapthadu area of Anantapur district.
January 18: CPI-Maoist cadres kill the driver of a mechanised boat and blasted three boats used for fishing in river Krishna at Kayavardha in the Guntur district.
January 13: CPI-Maoist cadres trigger a series of landmine blasts targeting a police party combing the forests of Murmur village in the Wajeedu area of Khammam district.
January 3: Senior CPI-Maoist 'Polit Bureau' and 'central committee' member and chief of its 'central-eastern regional bureau' monitoring the political affairs in Orissa and Chhattisgarh, B. Narayan Sanyal alias Navin, is reportedly arrested at Bhadrachalam in the Khammam 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: A cadre of the CPI-Maoist was killed in an encounter with the police near Chat village in the Palamau district.
14 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 26: Two persons, Ajay and Hemant, were killed by CPI-Maoist cadres at Richughuta village in the Latehar 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: SF personnel killed three Maoists at Garmorwa near Lohawat Pahaad, between the Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand and Gaya district of Bihar.
July 26: Jharkhand Police arrests Phul Kumari alias Phulo, 25-year-old chief of the CPI-Maoist women’s wing, in Chhattisgarh.
July 20: An ‘area commander’ of the CPI-Maoist is arrested at Latehar with three guns and ammunition from his possession.
July 15: Two sympathisers of the extremist group, Revolutionary Communist Centre (RCC) were killed by cadres of the rival CPI -Maoist in Gogo village of Palamu district.
June 26: At least 400 CPI-Maoists attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp killing one CRPF personnel in the Hazaribagh district.
June 22: CPI-Maoist kills five unidentified cadres of its splinter outfit, Maoist Communist Centre (MCC-TC), in a factional clash at Bhuiandih village in the Chatra district.
June 20: A postman, Digvijay Singh, was shot dead by the CPI-Maoist cadres at an unspecified place in the Bokaro district. June 14: CPI-Maoist gives a two-day economic blockade call beginning from
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June 12: SFs neutralised a CPI-Maoist hideout in the Jhumra hills between Aman and Beltharwa village and reportedly recovered a diary, that contained information about the donors and supporters of the ‘Red brigade’, along with Rupees 1.37 lakh, detonators, gelatine sticks and Maoist literature.
June 3: Bokaro police arrested a member of the CPI-Maoist central Jharkhand area committee, identified as Sukhram Manjhi, from the Khirachatar village in Kasmar block. Maoists kill three civilians in the Hadian village under the Ghorabandha police station of Jamshedpur district.
June 1: At least 12 police personnel were killed when CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine explosion in the West Singhbhum district.
May 28: Police arrested four Maoists while they were going to attend a jan adalat (kangaroo court) in Bajto village under Muffassil police station of Giridih district. Suspected Maoists set ablaze four trucks and construction equipment belonging to a Jamshedpur-based firm near Ghorebandha in East Singhbhum district, for failing to pay up the ‘levy’ demanded.
May 24: At Meghania village in the Chatra district, a group of suspected Maoists blew up a school building.
May 21: Police arrested four CPI-Maoist cadres along with three police rifles, 14 live cartridges and Maoist literature from the Garhwa district.
May 13: A suspected CPI-Maoist cadre was shot at and injured while another was arrested after a shootout with the police at Ranka in the Garwah district.
May 12: Police arrested a CPI-Maoist cadre, identified as Prakash Orang alias Deepak, and recovered Rupees 90,000 in cash from his possession from Helsalong area under Khelari police station in the Ranchi district.
May 4: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were arrested from Nawadih.
May 2: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up the Panchayat (local self-government) building and community centre with six rooms at Khukhra village in the Giridih district.
May 1: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a house at Muktama village in the Chatra district.
April 30: A woman cadre of the CPI-Maoist was killed and another injured in an encounter between security forces and Maoists at Sukhnadi village in the Garwah district. CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a police picket at Khukra village in the Giridih district.
April 27: Police seized 1818 detonators, 773 gelatin sticks, 180 fuse wire, 13 kilograms of explosive material, two to three kilogram of chemicals and other explosives from a CPI-Maoist hideout in the Khunti village of Ranchi district. A senior CPI-Maoist leader, Marshal Tuti, was arrested during a raid conducted in Tamar, Arki and Bundu police station areas of Ranchi district.
April 24: CPI-Maoists blew up of a police picket at Mcluiskieganj under Khelari police station area. Hazaribagh district police arrests a CPI-Maoist cadre, Ramvikash Yadav, from Chouparan.
April 23: CPI-Maoist cadres killed one of their former activists, Jagdish Sao, at Bagra village in the Chatra district.
April 22: CPI-Maoists set ablaze a contractor’s truck near Tubet river in the Latehar district.
April 20: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up the ancestral house of Jharkhand Water Resources Minister Kamlesh Kumar Singh at Kamgarpur village in the Palamau district.
April 19: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze a machine and two vehicles of a construction company at Gola in the Hazaribagh district.
April 18: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered three powerful explosions damaging three buildings under construction in the Police Line, a kilometer away from Chatra town. The incident occurred during the 24-hour bandh (shutdown) called by the Maoists in the Garhwa, Seraikela-Kharsawan and East Singhbhum districts.
April 12: A group of 40 Maoists abducted six persons engaged in a bridge construction at Dasligaon, on the National Highway No. 23 bordering the Gumla and Simdega districts.
March 29: Six police personnel, including the officer in-charge of the Dumaria police station, sustained injuries when cadres of the CPI-Maoist triggered a landmine blast near Bakrakota hills in the East Singhbhum district. The police claimed to have killed five Maoists in an hour-long encounter with the Maoists following the blast, although no bodies could be recovered from the spot.
March 26: Five cadres of the CPI-Maoist surrendered in Giridih before the district Superintendent of Police Arun Kumar Singh.
March 22: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist shot dead a forest guard and injured another one on the Hazaribag-Bagodar National Highway in Hazaribagh district.
March 20: Police killed ten CPI-Maoist cadres in an encounter 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.
March 13: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist captured the 628 Down Barwadih-Mughalsarai passenger train carrying more than 100 passengers near the Heyagarha station in Latehar district.
March 4: Police shot dead CPI-Maoist 'zonal commander', Jagannath Koira, and arrested another Maoist in an encounter at Khukhuma under Bisanpur police station of Palamu district.
March 3: CPI-Maoist cadres attacked a Central Industrial Security Force camp and a police outpost near Chandrapura in the Bokaro district, killing seven SF personnel.
February 28: Two civilians were killed by the CPI-Maoist in Chatra district.
February 8: A CPI-Maoist cadre is killed while five police personnel are injured during an encounter at Horli village in the Bokaro district.
February 6: CPI-Maoist cadres blow up a portion of the Karampeda railway station in the West Singhbhum district.
February 1: A CPI-Maoist cadre is killed and three woman cadres are arrested during an encounter with the police in the Lalgara forest area under the Chhatarpur police station of Palamu district.
January 31: A Special Task Force (STF) personnel is killed and three others were critically injured in an exchange of fire with CPI-Maoist cadres at Manjhipara village under Kunda police station in the Chatra district.
January 26: In Palamu district, an unspecified number of CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Hariharganj police station and Chattarpur Deputy Superintendent of Police’s 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.
January 15: A Railway Protection Force personnel is killed in an encounter with cadres of the CPI-Maoist in the Chaibasa area of West Singhbhum district.
January 4: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a wall at an under construction police quarters' site in the Lesliganj area of Palamau district.
January 1: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze six dumper vehicles and injured six labourers engaged in the laying of railway track between Parmatand and Marham villages in Hazaribagh district.
October 31: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze three buses at Balua-Gausnagar village under Runni Saidpur police station in the Sitamarhi district. They also assaulted the cleaner of the bus, who had to be hospitalised.
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 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 14: Two CPI-Maoist members, wanted in several criminal cases, were arrested from the Town police station area of Jehanabad 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.
October 3: In a raid at Nanaikela village in the Chatra district, police arrested four Maoists and recovered two pistols and 20 cartridges from them.
A CPI-Maoist cadre was injured during an encounter in a forest area near Itkhori in the Chatra district. A rifle, a pistol, 20 cartridges, uniform and Maoist literature were recovered from the encounter site.
CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a civilian, identified as Uday Ram, at Nageshwar village in the Palamu district. A CPI-Maoist cadre, Jai Masih Charad alias Raghu, who was involved in the Baliba massacre of April 7, 2004, was arrested from Sonua police station area of West Singhbhum district.
September 26: A senior CPI-Maoist leader, Keshwar Yadav, was arrested at Namkom near Ranchi.
August 31: Security forces recovered 125 new uniforms, bombs, bullets, empty cartridges and party literature from a CPI-Maoist hideout at Matgaddha under Mohanapur police station in the Gaya district.
August 18: Ten suspected CPI-Maoist cadres, including an ‘area commander’, were arrested from a village under the Mufassil police station of Gaya district.
August 14: Four CPI-Maoist cadres were arrested from a village under the Konch police station in Gaya district.
July 25: CPI-Maoist cadres attacked Rafiganj station on the Gaya-Mughalsarai section in Aurangabad district and killed one Railway Protection Force personnel.
July 23: Three persons were killed and five others injured by the CPI-Maoist at Khaira village in Lakhisarai district.
July 4: Hundreds of armed CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the Tankuppa police outpost in Gaya district and blew up the building using dynamites killing an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police and a police constable.
June 14: Police arrests four CPI-Maoists, including an ‘area commander’ wanted by both the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Police, in the Phulwarisharif area of Patna city and seized a large cache of arms and Maoist literature from their possession.
May 25: Suspected CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a rest house at Bhimbandh, a popular tourist destination around 60 kilometers from the Munger district headquarters.
May 14: An ‘area commander’, Shivshanker Yadav, of the CPI-Maoist was killed in an encounter with the police at Dirheta village under Atri police station of Gaya district.
May 5: In a joint operation, the Special Task Force, the Bihar Military Police and Jamui police shot dead five CPI-Maoist cadres in the Lenin Nagar under Sikandara police station of Jamui district.
April 26: CPI-Maoists abducted three railway staff of Narganjo station, eight kilometers from Jhajha under Kiul-Asansol section of the Eastern Railway, soon after demolishing the cabin in the halt station.
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. Maoists blew up railway tracks near Dashrathpur railway station on the Kiul-Bhagalpur loop section.
April 21: 11 suspected activists of the CPI-Maoist were arrested at Kevari village under Kudra police station in the Kaimur district.
April 9: CPI-Maoists blew up a railway station and portions of a railway track in the Gaya district to enforce a strike called by them to protest against the arrest of their top leaders.
April 5: CPI-Maoist called for a chakka jam (transport strike) in Jehanabad district to protest the recent arrest of its leaders, including the ‘commander’ of the ‘Magadh zone’ Guddu Sharma alias Arjun, and the ‘Patna rural district area commander’, Brinda Singh.
April 3: A Deputy Superintendent of Police, Akhileshwar Prasad, was killed during an encounter with cadres of the CPI-Maoist in the Rohtas district.
April 2: Armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist laid siege to the Nadaul railway station in the Patna district for nearly two hours.
March 27: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police and a CPI-Maoist cadre were killed in an encounter near Nanoura village under Ghorasahan police station near the India-Nepal border in East Champaran district.
March 20: About 50 armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed one of its former activists, Vishwanath Rai Yadav, and his son Sunil Rai at Champapur village in the East Champaran district.
March 16: Armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist shot dead a former activist of the outfit near Nonpur village of Begusarai district for allegedly working as a police informer.
March 14: A 'zonal commander' of the CPI-Maoist, Satyendra Yadav, who was wanted in connection with the Jehanabad prison attack, and his associate, Kesar Yadav, were arrested from Murgiachak village under Bhagwanganj police station in the Jehanabad district.
March 5: Three cadres of the CPI-Maoist are killed and two SF personnel sustain injuries as police foil an attempt by the former to loot firearms from the Umaria police station in Gaya district.
January 25: CPI-Maoist cadres blow up a culvert near Azad Bigaha village between Paraiya and Guraru railway stations in the Gaya district.
January 24: Maoists attacked a police outpost in the Banka district by exploding bombs and stabbed a police personnel, critically injuring him.
January 18: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze 12 tractors of a contractor engaged in constructing a canal at Cherthu-Parbalpur village in the Nalanda district.
January 15: Seven CPI-Maoist cadres, including a ‘area commander’, all suspected to be involved in the Jehanabad district jail attack, are arrested from separate places in the Patna district.
January 3: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a former Member of the Legislative Assembly, Hari Prasad, in the Chainpur area of Bhabua 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.
September 18: A police personnel was killed and another injured in an encounter with the CPI-Maoist cadres at Chaandsuraj village in the Gondia district.
August 12: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police at Sohgam forest in the Etapalli area of Gadchiroli district.
June 30: An unidentified CPI-Maoist was killed in an encounter with police personnel at a place between Botanfundi and Kudkeli in the Gadchiroli district.
June 11: Two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police personnel at Mulundmatha area in the 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 party were killed between the Halebada and Patha villages in Gadchiroli district.
May 15: Gadchiroli police claimed to have killed at least three CPI-Maoist cadres in an encounter at Madveli.
April 19: Two police personnel were killed following a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist in Gadchiroli district.
March 14: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine explosion near Pendhari forest in the Gadchiroli district, injuring four police personnel.
January 26: CPI-Maoist cadres set on fire furniture of a Public Works Department rest-house at Deovardha village in the Gadchiroli district.
January 24: CPI-Maoist cadres burnt down a mobile relay unit section of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited at Korchi in the Gadchiroli district.
January 22: A tleast 15 CPI-Maoist attacked a police check-post at Bonde village in the Gondia district.
January 20: One CPI-Maoist cadre is killed and five others are wounded in an encounter with the police in the Dodi Tola forest of Gadchiroli district.
January 13: CPI-Maoist cadres kill a Border Roads Organisation engineer and assault an overseer near Jimmalgatta 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 5: A group of Maoists made an unsuccessful attempt to target a patrol party in the Munga village of Bijapur district. They detonated four landmines without causing any casualties.
Security force personnel shot dead two Maoists and injured another near Basin village in the Bastar district.
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.
November 28: Police personnel neutralised a CPI-Maoist hideout at Bailadila hills in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh and arrested an 'area commander', identified as Sonu Telam.
November 22: A CPI-Maoist cadre was killed in an encounter with the Central Reserve Police Force personnel in the Bhairamgarh area of Bijapur police district in Dantewada. Five other Maoists were arrested during the operation.
Two CPI-Maoist cadres from Jharkhand, Sanjay Singh and Lal Bihari, were killed in the Joba forest near Manikpur village of Sarguja. A 'zonal commander' of the outfit, Ram Singh Cherwa, escaped with bullet injuries.
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: Police claimed to have arrested three CPI-Maoists from the remote northeast Surguja region. 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: Two CPI-Maoists, belonging to a Maoist frontal organization, Keskal dalam, were killed by police personnel in the Ghanora forest of Bastar district. 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 18: Women CPI-Maoist cadres detonated explosions targeting four Government buildings in the Kanker district.
October 3: Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed during an encounter with security forces in the Sarkeguda forest area of Dantewada district.
October 2: Three villagers were killed when CPI-Maoist cadres triggered landmine blasts near Nakanpal village in the Bijapur police district of Dantewada district. CPI-Maoist cadres killed a 45-yr-old person after dragging him out of his house in an unspecified village under Usoor police station area 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: Superintendent of Police of Kanker district, Pradeep Gupta, said that two CPI-Maoists were arrested during an operation. 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 24: A CPI-Maoist cadre shot dead a Congress party activist, Santram Usedi, near Ghanora village in the Narayanpur police district of 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 14: CPI-Maoist cadres killed two tribals in the Bastar district. Superintendent of Balrampur police, Shivram Prasad Kalluri, said that two CPI-Maoist ‘area commanders’, Sachin and Gautam, wanted in dozens of criminal cases and carrying a cash reward of Rupees 150,000 were arrested in Koria 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 7: In the Kanker district, CPI-Maoists abducted two police personnel of the Koyilibeda police station.
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. 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.
August 28: Police arrested six CPI-Maoist cadres from the Narayanpur area in the Dantewada district.
August 25: 23 villagers were abducted by the CPI-Maoist cadres in the Dantewada district but police rescued them after a subsequent gun-battle.
August 22: Five villagers were abducted by the CPI-Maoist in two separate incidents in the Dantewada district. In the first incident, armed Maoists stopped a jeep near Gaganpalli village under Errabore police station area and abducted four passengers. Later, in a similar incident close to the same spot, Maoists stopped a truck and abducted another person.
July 27: One paramilitary personnel was killed and three others sustained injuries in a landmine attack triggered by the CPI-Maoist on the Narainpur-Orchha road in Bastar district. J
July 21: Security force personnel shot dead five CPI-Maoist cadres in Dantewada district.
July 17: CPI-Maoist cadres killed 33 villagers and injured 70, besides abducting over 20 people at Arrabora village in the 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. Two people who were putting up at Dornapal relief camp were also axed to death by the CPI-Maoists in the same district.
July 8: CPI-Maoist cadres killed two Special Police Officers and abducted five people, including three students, in the Dantewada district. Chhattisgarh Police recover a multi-purpose sophisticated telescope from Toyapad jungle in the Dantewada district following a shootout with the CPI-Maoists.
July 7: Central Reserve Police Force personnel raided a CPI-Maoist hideout under Basaguda police station in Dantewada district and shot dead seven Maoists.
July 4: A Congress party leader is shot dead by CPI-Maoist cadres in the Nilbhaya area of Dantewada district.
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 CPI-Maoists and arrested three others, including a woman cadre, in an encounter in the Bhairamgarh area of Dantewada district.
June 26: A tribal leader of the Congress party, Lalit Markam, was killed by CPI-Maoists at Dudhiras village in the Dantewada district.
June 23: CPI-Maoists killed three persons, including a contractor involved in the collection of tendu (tobacco) leaves, in the Basuguda area of Dantewada district.
June 22: CPI-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. Elsewhere in the district, another tribal was shot dead by the Maoists at Gangloor.
June 20: CPI-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 18: Two Maoists were killed during a joint operation by the Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh police near Madimalai village in the Dantewada district. June 17: CPI-Maoists killed four tribals working for the anti-Maoist movement Salwa Judum in the Farsegarh police station area of Dantewada district.
June 14: CPI-Maoists abducted seven villagers, including six women, in Dantewada district.
June 12: A police personnel, Basant Netam, was injured in an ambush by Maoists in the Dantewada district. About 150-armed Maoists attacked a police station at Durg Kondal in the Kanker district. June 8: Ten Maoists were killed and five, including two women cadres, were arrested in the Dewapalli area of Dantewada district.
May 28: CPI-Maoist ‘sub-zonal commander’, Ramesh Nageshia, was killed in an encounter with the police in the Surguja district.
May 26: Three Central Reserve Police Force personnel were injured in two separate CPI-Maoist-related incidents in the Bastar region.
May 22: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up electrical transformers at Kurusnar and Bhairamgarh, plunging seven blocks of the Dantewada district into darkness on the last day of their two-day shutdown.
May 21: CPI-Maoist cadres set ablaze four passenger buses and two vans near Gollagudem in the Dantewada district during a two-day shutdown called by them.
May 20: CPI-Maoist cadres attacked the National Mineral Development Corporation, Railways and private steel company ESSAR, and left pamphlets saying it was done so that these institutions will not function on Sunday and Monday during the two-day Dandakaranya strike call.
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. Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed 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. In the same police district, two Maoists were killed in an encounter with police personnel.
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 CPI-Maoist at Bhuski village in the Kanker district. April 27: The bullet-ridden bodies of two tribals, among the 52 abducted by the Maoists, were recovered from Manikonta village in the Dantewada district.
April 25: One personnel of the India Reserve Battalion was killed in an encounter with the CPI-Maoist cadres in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district.
April 24: CPI-Maoist cadres killed Kowasi Mangru, a local tribal leader associated with the now suspended Salwa Judum campaign, in a village under the Bhairamgarh police station in the Dantewada district.
April 20: CPI-Maoist cadres made an abortive attempt to rescue fellow Maoists lodged at Narayanpur prison in the Dantewada district, triggering three landmine blasts.
April 18: Close to 2500 CPI-Maoist cadres and activists besieged Usur village in the Dantewada district, in retaliation for the tribals' support to the now suspended anti-Maoist Salwa Judum campaign.
April 16: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist attacked the Murkinar police outpost in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district and killed 11 police personnel.
April 15: Police killed a CPI-Maoist ‘commander’ and his wife under the Ramanujganj police station in the Surguja district.
April 12: Chhattisgarh Government bans the CPI-Maoist and the Dandakaranya Adivasi Kisan Mazdoor Sangh, Krantikari Adivasi Balak Sangh, Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sangh, Krantikari Kisan Committee and Mahila Mukti Manch under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act, 2005.
April 9: Three Salwa Judum activists were killed by the Maoists in Dantewada district.
April 7: Three Salwa Judum tribals were killed by the CPI-Maoist in Dantewada district. CPI-Maoist cadres set free eight tribals in the Dantewada district after holding them captive for two days.
March 31: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed two local Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the Rajnandgaon district.
March 29: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a Special Police Officer, P. Nagesh, at Arabore police station limits in the Dantewada district.
March 26: Security force personnel killed eight CPI-Maoist cadres at Telipenta village in the Dantewada district. In Kanker district, a Central Reserve Police Force personnel was killed and another wounded in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist near Gorbinapal village.
March 25: 11 persons are killed and four others sustained injuries in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist in Kanker district. Police killed five Maoists, including a 'deputy commander', in an encounter in the Dhanora forest area.
March 24: CPI-Maoists killed two tribals by slitting their throats in the Chhote Dongar village of Dantewada district.
March 22: CPI-Maoist cadres blasted a railway track in the Bailadila-Vishakhapatnam section and exploded a bomb at a National Mineral Development Corporation installation at Kirandul in the Dantewada district.
March 20: Police killed five Maoists in the forest area near Balrampur, 510 km northeast of State capital Raipur.
March 19: Two police personnel were killed and 13 others injured when CPI-Maoist cadres detonated a landmine near Dongargarh in the Rajnandgaon district.
March 16: Suspected cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed two tribals in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district.
March 15: CPI-Maoist cadres killed two tribal villagers in the Dantewada district.
March 12: CPI-Maoist cadres killed two villagers at Chikaguda village in the Dantewada district after alleging that they were supporting the Salva Judum campaign.
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 activists of the anti-Maoist campaign Salva Judum and kill six of them.
March 4: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead a police personnel, constable Jaisingh Thakur, at a weekly market in the Bainur area of Dantewada district. Police recovered the mutilated body of an anti-Maoist tribal leader, Markam Shanku, from the Inzaram area of Dantewada district.
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 27: An anti-Maoist Jan Jagaran Abhiyan group leader, Mohan Mandavi, was shot dead by the Maoists at Tular village in the Dantewada district.
February 26: Two people are killed and 25 others sustain injuries when cadres of the CPI-Maoist raided a Government-run relief camp in the Dantewada district.
February 20: CPI-Maoist cadres killed two tribal villagers at Thothapara village in the Dantewada district.
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 31: CPI-Maoist cadres trigger a powerful landmine blast causing extensive damage to the Bijapur-Avapalli road in Dantewada district.
January 30: Eight civilians and three CPI-Maoist cadres are killed during a Maoist attack on a Government camp in the Dantewada district.
January 20: A former sarpanch (village headman) is beaten to death by CPI-Maoist cadres at Mohli village in the Surguja district.
January 9: A villager is killed and another sustained injuries when a bomb, hidden in a transistor by the Maoists, exploded at Bhairamgarh in the Dantewada district.
December 10: CPI-Maoist cadres obstructed the movement of vehicles by cutting trees and laying them on the roads near village 126 under the Kalimela police station in the Malkangiri district.
December 8: Two CRPF personnel were injured in a landmine explosion detonated by the CPI-Maoists in Rellatu area under K Ballang police station in the Sundergarh 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.
November 27: An encounter between police personnel and CPI-Maoist cadres was reported from the Pankadihi forest area of Sundergarh district.
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 combing operation by police 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.
September 11: A group of CPI-Maoist cadres indulged in arson at Kamarda mines area under Tamka police limits of Jajpur district.
August 11: Two Government officials, who were abducted by armed CPI-Maoist cadres from Gudipanka in the Gajapati district on August 9, were released.
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 of Deogarh district.
June 12: Two Maoists were arrested following an encounter at Karlapat under the Gudari police station in the Rayagada district.
June 9: Government proscribed the CPI-Maoist and seven pro-Maoist organizations, Daman Pratirodh Manch, Revolutionary Democratic Front, Chasi Mulia Samiti, Kui Lawanga Sangh, Jana Natya Mandali, Krantikari Kisan Samiti and Bal Sangam.
June 3: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed the officer-in-charge of Motu police station at a weekly market in the MV 88 village of Malkangiri district.
May 30: Two cadres of the ‘Kalimela Local Guerrilla Squad’ of the CPI-Maoist were killed in an exchange of fire with a combined team of the Andhra Pradesh and Orissa Police at Tekuguda.
April 18: Three CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in an encounter with the police in the Hilanga forest area of Deogarh district. CPI-Maoist cadres assaulted a contractor and damaged a road-roller by triggering a landmine in Telrai village under Kalimela police limits of Malkangiri district.
April 6: 100 suspected armed Maoists attacked Central Reserve Police Force personnel and injured nine of them while they were traveling in the Samalehwari Express at Kalunga railway station between Jharsuguda and Rourkela in the Sundargarh district.
April 4: Two police officials abducted by the CPI-Maoist from the Ramagiri Udayagiri town of Gajapati district on March 24 were released.
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 Udayagiri in the Gajapati district.
March 20: In a written reply to the Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said no insurgent outfit, other than the CPI-Maoist, is operating in Orissa. It is assessed that about 500 hardcore cadres are operating in parts of 14 districts, Patnaik disclosed.
March 11: Special Operations Group of Malkangiri district police arrested three cadres of the CPI-Maoist after an exchange of fire in Kanaguda under the Kalimela Police Station.
March 4: Six CPI-Maoist cadres are killed in an encounter with the police near Kanaguda village in the Malkangiri district.
January 26: In Sundergarh district, armed CPI-Maoist cadres intercepted a truck laden with iron ore between Jamadih and Toda, close to K. Balang police station in the district, and set it ablaze.
January 13: CPI-Maoist cadres blow up a farm-house at Titlepalli village under Dhama police station in the Sambalpur district.
March 30: An ‘area commander’ of the CPI-Maoist, Giri Nath Kol, was killed in an encounter with the police at Varanasi.
March 25: Mahangu alias Chiru, a CPI-Maoist 'Deputy Area Commander', was arrested near Karail Bandhi village in the Sonebhadra district. Police recovered 250 kilograms of explosive material and 1500 detonators from a jeep at Lalganj area in the Mirzapur district. According to the State Home Ministry, the explosives were brought possibly by the CPI-Maoist from Bihar.
February 12: A CPI-Maoist ‘area commander’, Sukhari Chaudhary, is arrested from Naikaha village in the Sonebhadra district.
January 5: Police arrested a CPI-Maoist cadre, Raj Narayan alias Raju, from Jamsoti Chuvar village in the Chandauli district.
January 3: 'Sub-zonal area commander' of the CPI-Maoist, identified as Bhola Pal alias Rakesh, is arrested from Alinagar police circle area in Varanasi.
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: 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 CPI-Maoist 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: CPI-Maoist cadres 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 is killed and another injured in a CPI-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 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.