Category Archives: Armed Conflicts

Jharkhand MP among 5 shot dead by Maoist rebels

Mar 5, 2007   JAMSHEDPUR, India (Reuters) – Suspected Maoist rebels shot dead a Jharkhand lawmaker and three of his bodyguards on Sunday as they watched a village soccer match, police said. Sunil Kumar Mahato, who was also the general-secretary

Irom Sharmila arrested on returning home

Mar 4, 2007 GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – A woman who has been fasting for more than six years in protest against an anti-terror law was arrested on Sunday after she moved her campaign back home from New Delhi, activists said.

I saw people burning in front of my eyes: Pakistani Hindu

Karachi, Feb 20 (IANS) For the survivors of the Samjhauta Attari special train – bombed Sunday while ferrying passengers from India to Pakistan – the traumatic sight of people burning, the sound of their trapped cries and the growing pile

Bombs on Train to Pakistan From India Kill 65 People

By Ashok Bhattacharjee and Khalid Qayum, BloomBerg Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) — India's government said two bombs killed at least 65 people on a Pakistan-bound train, a service that symbolizes closer links between the nuclear-armed neighbors. The attack late yesterday occurred

Text of M.K.Narayanan’s speech in Munich

Feb 15, 2007, RxPG By IANS, [RxPG] New Delhi, Feb 15 – This is the text of National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan's speech at the 43rd Munich Conference on Security Policy: I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak

Minister`s escort commander shoots dead colleague

The Imphal Free Press IMPHAL, Manipur,   Feb 2: A police personnel detailed as personal security officer, PSO to the state PWD minister Govindas Konthoujam was shot dead by the escort commander of the minister last night. The shooting incident

Another BSF jawan kills self in J&K

M Saleem Pandit, 28 Jan, 2007 TIMES NEWS NETWORK SRINAGAR: A BSF jawan shot himself late on Friday night using his service rifle in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, the second such incident within a week. The BSF spokesman said head

The ULFA: Assam’s Hindu terrorists

By Amulya Ganguli, [RxPG ] India has had the misfortune of experiencing Sikh, Muslim and Hindu terrorism. The Sikh insurgency, inspired by the concept of an independent Khalistan, has died down after a decade of violence in the 80s. Muslim

Army bogged down by internal security duties: Experts

Source ::: Agencies New Delhi • Contending that India’s military power has been unwittingly bogged down with internal security duties, a defence expert has made a strong pitch for the armed forces to not only guard the frontiers but also

749 killed in 2006 in the Maoists’ conflict in India

Salwa Judum campaign prolongs the conflict South Asia Foreign Correspondent Club, New Delhi:   According to the Naxal Conflict in 2006 released to the media today by Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR), 749 persons were killed in the Naxalite conflict