Two held for 'raping' girl on pretext of taking her home in Gadchiroli

A minor girl was allegedly raped by two persons, including a school cook who was instructed to drop her home after she sustained a leg injury in school, police said Thursday.

Naxals kill two villagers branding them as police informers

Two persons were killed allegedly by naxals in Chinnawatra village here on suspicion of being police informers.

Seven Naxals surrender in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra

Seven suspected Naxals, including three 'deputy commanders' who carried a collective reward of Rs 30 lakh on their heads, surrendered on Saturday.

Maharashtra: 502 Naxals surrender in 10 years; rehabilitated

The Maharashtra government had launched a Naxal surrender policy on August 29, 2005 which has been extended time and again.

Gadchiroli - where women are forced to live in isolation during menstruation

Describing 'Gaokor' as a "serious violation of the human rights of women," the National Human Rights Commission has directed Maharashtra government to take effective steps to eradicate the practice wherein women are forced to live at an isolated place during menstruation.

Two Naxals arrested in Gadchiroli, another two surrender

 Two Naxalites were arrested and as many surrendered in adjoining Gadchiroli district, police said today.

Incessant rains in Nagpur causes inundation; rivers overflow

Incessant rains in the city and adjoining area since the last 24 hours hit normal life here, crippling traffic and inundating several low-lying area in northern and eastern parts, officials said.

17 naxals surrender in a month in Gadchiroli

 Seventeen Naxals, many of them hard core, surrendered before police in the last one month in Maharashtra's Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district, a senior police official said on Sunday.

Four naxals surrender in Maharashtra

Four naxals, who carried reward of Rs two lakh each on their head, surrendered on Saturday in Gadchiroli in Maharashtra, police said.

CPI (Maoist) North Gadchiroli Committee member arrested

 A CPI (Maoist) North Gadchiroli Divisional Committee member, wanted in around 200 criminal cases, was arrested from the jungle of the Songudda area in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, close to Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Rajnath Singh to review anti-Naxal operations in Nagpur today

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Thursday arrive here to undertake a review of the anti-Naxal operations in the eastern Vidarbha region.

Cops serving in Maoist areas may get special package: Maha minister

The Maharashtra government is considering a special three-year package to policemen serving in Maoist-affected areas, state minister Ram Shinde said here on Moday.

Gadchiroli's 'skill development programme' gets PM's award

 The 'Skill Development Programme' for youths in the naxal-affected district, aimed at making them financially independent, was recently bestowed with the prestigious 'Prime Minister's Award'.

Two 'Naxals' surrender in Gadchiroli: Police

The 'surrender' by two alleged Naxals before police recently has created a controversy with their relatives claiming that they were not ultras and were illegally detained by the police after being forcibly picked up from their homes.

Maharashtra CM pays homage to commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter

Maharashtra Chief Minister on Sunday paid homage to two commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter and said that his government stood firmly with the families of those martyred.

Naxal with Rs 2 lakh reward on his head arrested in Gadchiroli

A member of 'area security committee' of the Naxals who carried Rs two lakh reward on his head was arrested in a joint operation by the police and CRPF in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Monday.

Women cops deployed on traffic duty in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra on Sunday handed over the traffic management to its women personnel, on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Chhattisgarh: Probe begins in Naxal ambush; "informant" under police lens

A probe has begun into the Maoist ambush in which two policemen, including an SHO, were killed in Kanker district as Chhattisgarh police suspect a "fake informant" possibly mislead the patrolling team into a trap.

SP of Naxal-affected district in Maharashtra awarded for better voter turnout

The police chief of the worst Naxal-affected district in Maharashtra and a team of poll officials in an Assembly constituency in Pune were among those awarded here on the National Voters Day for increasing voter participation and bettering election process.

Naxal couple surrenders in Gadchiroli

A Naxal couple from Tipagarh dalam in Gadchiroli surrendered before the district police.