UAVs being used in Naxal-affected areas: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 14:34

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said it has
begun using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Naxal-affected
areas of the country.

"Yes, madam," Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh
told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.

The minister, however, said, "It is too early to make
an assessment on the effectiveness of unmanned aerial vehicles
deployed in Left-wing extremism-affected areas."


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First Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 14:34

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