Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Monday said that security will be tightened in the city, both in general and in view of the New Year celebrations, adding that the situation was under control.
Two Maoists were arrested and improvised explosive devices (IED), including a powerful one planted by Naxals to harm security personnel, were recovered on Monday from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.
In a major success against Maoists, BSF personnel have seized huge quantities of explosives, IED and other materials hidden by the ultras in a forest in Mathili area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, officials said today.
An uneasy calm prevailed in the city today as people took to their chores, a day after a low-intensity blast rocked the parking lot of a police station here resulting in minor injuries to five persons.
The CRPF on Wednesday indicated that there could have been a "mistake" by its officials in crippling an IED in Bihar`s Aurangabad district which left three of its personnel dead and seven others injured.