Latehar (India)

Type: City
Name: Latehar (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 23.75
Longitude: 84.5
population: 20,771
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Shifting balance between Maoists and splinter groups

The ongoing elections may be the first time that what was showing up as an LWE statistic is being played out on the ground: while the CPI-Maoist retains unparalleled reach, the splinter groups to which it has ceded ground are flexing their muscle.Jharkhand ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

LS polls: high turnout in eastern states

Odisha recorded 50% polling till 4:00 pm and there was brisk voting in Jharkhand, Bihar and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the third phase of polling for 21 Lok Sabha seats and 70 assembly constituencies in Odisha in eastern India.Andamans recorded the ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 3 reports

About 50 Per Cent Polling in Four LS Seats in Jharkhand

About 50 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till 3 PM in four Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand where Maoists exploded a series of landmines before voting began.Polling was on in Palamau (SC), Chatra, Koderma and Lohardaga (ST) seats.Hours ... [Published Outlook India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Polling begins in 11 states, 2 jawans killed in Bihar

Moderate to brisk polling was today recorded in the first hours of polling for 91 Lok Sabha seats spread across 11 states, including the national capital, which was marred by violence in Naxal-hit states of Jharkhand and Bihar where Maoists killed two ... [Published DNA India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

People brave 7 IED blasts in Latehar village

Laat (Latehar): Giving a thumbs up to the Election Commission of India and security apparatus, villagers of Laat village, over 70km from the district headquarters, braved a series of IED explosions and indiscriminate firing by Maoists to record 41.14% ... [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lok Sabha Elections 2014: 14% voting till 10am in Jharkhand

An estimated 14% voters exercised their franchise till 10am in four Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand where Maoists exploded a series of landmines before polling began.Barring an incident of a voter attacking a polling official with a knife in Lohardaga, polling ... [Published DNA India - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 4 reports

Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Polls Open in East India

Another three troops were injured as armed insurgents, who have called for an election boycott, attacked a military jeep with explosives in India’s insurgency-hit Bihar stateMaoist rebels blew up a military jeep in India’s eastern Bihar state late Wednesday, ... [Published Time - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

From the jungle to Parliament

In Haidarnagar market in Palamu district in Jharkhand, an area with a significant presence of Maoists, the roads are lined with red flags with images of Hanuman stitched over them. At the crossroad in the market, Bhojpuri songs blare out of loudspeakers ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Time for smart negotiations with Maoists

Niranjan Sahoo03 April 2014In another daring attack recently, some 200 heavily armed Maoists ambushed convoys of paramilitary forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, killing 15 para-military personnel in most gruesome manner. Happening on the heels of ... [Published Observer India - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Poll code: Dengue threat looms as anti-mosquito drive cancelled

RANCHI 7 hours agoTwo dead, seven critically injured as a truck hits a bridge after losing controlRANCHI 7 hours agoMan crushed to death by a wild elephant at Suvarmara VillagePALAMU 10 hours agoRJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav to visit Palamu todayPALAMU ... [Published IBNLive India News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Naxals pose a major threat to Lok Sabha candidates in Jharkhand

Election time in Naxal-infested Jharkhand is doubly dangerous for the politicians many of whom are high on the rebels' hit-list. As candidates and their supporters move in the countryside, tour villages and address huge rallies, the security agencies ... [Published IBNLive India News - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Authorities hold 'voter awareness campaign' in Jharkhand

Latehar, Mar 23 (ANI): The district administration in India's red rebel hotbed of Jharkhand recently organized a voter awareness campaign, ahead of the next month's general elections. The participants were seen wearing t-shirts reading "Vote for Latehar" ... [Published Ani News - Mar 23 2014]

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"The swift retaliation by the forces prevented any untoward incident and the polling was completely peaceful. No major incident reported" said Bastar inspector general of police A D Gautam
It was by 10.30 am that the villagers started coming out in groups and by 3pm more than 150 were in the queue to cast thir vote. "We all have come in groups to vote because we want to follow what government wants us to do" said Lalmuni devi
He added that Thursday's voting was "critical ... because some of the sensitive areas in the country are going to the polls"
"When I walked with a gun as a Maoist," Mr. Baitha says, "I realised three things ail Palamu: unemployment, akaal (drought), and Naxalvaad (Naxalism). Mothers send their children to wash dishes in hotels, or to carry dung at landlords farms. Adults here migrate in distress to work in more developed States. Unemployment, hunger, oppression, and destruction of our culture is what causes Naxalvaad."

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Shifting balance between Maoists and splinter g... [Published Indian Express - Apr 17 2014]
High turnout in phase 3; 64% in Delhi [Published Pune Mirror - Apr 11 2014]
Red terror scares Bastar voters as turnout drop... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 11 2014]
Black ink defies red diktat [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
People brave 7 IED blasts in Latehar village [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
High turnout in 91 seats; Chandigarh tops with ... [Published Samaylive - Apr 10 2014]
Voter Turnout Between 67% to 55.9% in Eastern I... [Published Outlook India - Apr 10 2014]
Lok Sabha polls 2014: High turnout, brisk polli... [Published Economic Times - Apr 10 2014]
LS polls: high turnout in eastern states [Published Business Standard India - Apr 10 2014]
Impressive voter turnout in most regions [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
Polling Underway in 11 States, 3 UTs [Published New Indian Express - Apr 10 2014]
About 50 Per Cent Polling in Four LS Seats in J... [Published Outlook India - Apr 10 2014]
14 pc voting till 10 AM in Jharkhand [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Jharkhand sees 14% polling till 10am [Published Livemint.com - Apr 10 2014]
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: 14% voting till 10am ... [Published DNA India - Apr 10 2014]
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published Time - Apr 10 2014]
Polling begins in 11 states, 2 jawans killed in... [Published DNA India - Apr 10 2014]
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published The China Blog - Apr 10 2014]
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
From the jungle to Parliament [Published The Hindu - Apr 09 2014]
A road less travelled by political parties [Published Business Standard India - Apr 08 2014]
Time for smart negotiations with Maoists [Published Observer India - Apr 03 2014]
Poll code: Dengue threat looms as anti-mosquito... [Published IBNLive India News - Apr 03 2014]
Naxals pose a major threat to Lok Sabha candida... [Published IBNLive India News - Mar 31 2014]
Authorities hold 'voter awareness campaign' in ... [Published Ani News - Mar 23 2014]
Why Chatra seat is not reserved for SC candidates? [Published Times of India - Mar 22 2014]
Election Commission to use satellite phones in ... [Published Gulf News - Mar 21 2014]
Water For The Leeward India [Published Outlook India - Mar 15 2014]
Two PLFI extremists held at Garhwa [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Mar 14 2014]
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Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
Maoist rebels blew up a military jeep in India’s eastern Bihar state late Wednesday, killing two members of the paramilitary forces and wounding three others, just hours before voting began in the third phase of India’s six-week-long national elections. ...
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published The China Blog - Apr 10 2014]
Maoist rebels blew up a military jeep in India’s eastern Bihar state late Wednesday, killing two members of the paramilitary forces and wounding three others, just hours before voting began in the third phase of India’s six-week-long national elections. ...
Two Soliders Killed as Maoists Attack Before Po... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
Maoist rebels blew up a military jeep in India’s eastern Bihar state late Wednesday, killing two members of the paramilitary forces and wounding three others, just hours before voting began in the third phase of India’s six-week-long national elections. ...
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