Two Maharashtra police commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter

Two police commandos were killed while another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxalites in the forests of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Sunday.

Anti-Naxal ops: Govt hires two private choppers for military sorties
Anti-Naxal ops: Govt hires two private choppers for military sorties

The government has hired two helicopters from a private firm to provide air support to security forces deployed in the jungles of Chhattisgarh and its border areas which are hotbeds of Maoist activities.

Fight against Naxals: Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of four CMs

To firm up plans to give a heavy push to the fight against Naxals in their citadel in Bastar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting of Chief Ministers of four Maoist-hit states -- Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Telangana and Odisha – on Monday.

Prakash Mishra takes over as CRPF DG

Senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra on Monday took over as the new chief of country's largest paramilitary and lead anti-Naxal operations force CRPF.

First women commandos team deployed in jungles of Maoist inflicted areas

New Delhi: A special squad of women troops has been deployed deep inside jungles of Maoist inflicted areas to undertake operations against Naxalites.

Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF finds Chattisgarh, Jharkhand most tough

CRPF, the lead anti-Naxal force, considers Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand as the most challenging states when it comes to tackling the menace of left-wing extremism (LWE) in the country.

Anti-Naxal ops: Local detonating wire bleeding security forces
Anti-Naxal ops: Local detonating wire bleeding security forces

An easily available 'detonating wire', commonly used in mining operations, has been found to be the catalyst behind numerous deadly IED blasts by Naxals in the red corridors of the country.

Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head was arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said Friday.

Centre to fund special force to tackle Naxal problem: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spelled out the anti-Maoist policy of the Narendra Modi government, saying there will be no talks with the left-wing ultras.

Good roads could help anti-Naxal operations: Vijay Kumar

Anti-naxal operations in Palamau district in Jharkhand could have got impetus had nine long-pending road projects been completed, Senior Advisor in Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar said on Tuesday.

Good roads could help anti-Naxal operations: Vijay Kumar

Anti-Naxal operations in Palamau district in Jharkhand could have got impetus had nine long-pending road projects been completed, Senior Advisor in Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar said on Tuesday.

Anti-Naxal operations: CRPF `limits` armoured vehicles usage

In order to reduce casualties of its troops from landmine blasts in anti-Naxal operations, the Central Reserve Police Force has decided to shun its mine protected vehicles as troop carriers for routine operations.

Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF prefers AK rifles to INSAS, bulk purchase on cards

CRPF, which is deployed for anti- Naxal operations, has decided to shun its standard weapon of combat, the indigenous INSAS rifle, and henceforth arm its troops exclusively with the AK series of assault rifles.

1.2 lakh paramilitary personnel to be deployed for LS polls

More than 1.20 lakh central paramilitary personnel, in addition to state police forces, are expected to be deployed for the multi-phased Lok Sabha polls which are likely to be held in April-May, 2014.

Anti-Naxal ops: 6,000 more men to be deployed in Chhattisgarh

The government has decided to deploy close to 6,000 additional central security forces personnel for conducting specialised tasks in the anti-Naxal operations grid in Chhattisgarh.

CRPF deploys 200 spl commandos for anti-Naxal ops in Bihar

In the backdrop of the Union Home ministry recently pulling up Bihar for its "failure" in controlling Naxal violence, the CRPF has now deployed close to 200 commandos of its special CoBRA battalion in the state.

CRPF launches massive anti-Naxal operation involving 40 thousand security personnel

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has launched a massive anti-Naxal operations in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, reports said on Friday.

6,000 more SSB personnel for anti-Naxal operations

Nearly 6,000 personnel of central paramilitary SSB will soon be deployed for anti-Naxal operations duties in the Left wing extremism-hit areas of country.

CRPF officer arrested for leaking info to Naxals

A CRPF officer deployed in anti-Naxal operations and accused of leaking sensitive operational information to the rebels, was arrested on Monday.

CRPF to get special duty allowances: Sushilkumar Shinde

Sushilkumar Shinde assured CRPF jawans and officers that they will get special allowances for rendering hard duties in anti-Naxal operations.