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Gun battle between security forces, Naxals in Jharkhand; 3 injured

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 13:11

Two days after fifteen security men and a civilian were killed in a deadly Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh, yet another fierce gun battle between the security forces and Naxals was reported from Latehar district of Jharkhand on Thursday.

Police patrol escapes Maoist blast

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:26

A police patrol had a narrow escape today after its two vehicles passed barely seconds before Maoists triggered a blast on NH-75 in Latehar district.

Maoists in Jharkhand force builders to stop construction of a culvert

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 17:16

When the building contractors failed to oblige the extortion demands, a group of Maoists in Jharkhand forced a halt to the construction of a culvert.

Jharkhand DGP leads operation against Maoists

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 18:07

Jharkhand police chief Rajeev Kumar is leading an operation against the Maoists in the deep forests of Kumandih in Latehar district.

Hardcore Maoist arrested from Jharkhand’s Latehar district

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 11:06

The Jharkhand Police have arrested a hardcore Maoist from the Kendwahi village of Latehar district of the state.

Chautala meets slain CRPF SI`s family

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 00:14

Om Prakash Chautala met the family of CRPF sub-inspector Pradeep who was killed in a gunbattle with Maoists in Jharkhand`s Latehar district recently.

Bomb inside trooper`s body first such incident: Shinde

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 21:29

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday said the incident of Maoists cutting open the stomach of a trooper`s body to plant a bomb inside "has happened for the first time".

Maoists beat up women in Jharkhand: Police

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 20:46

A group of Maoists severely beat up two women and put a lock on their house after they failed to find a male member of their family at Bhaugadi-Patratu in Latehar district, police said Friday.

Police claim to have shot dead four naxalites in Latehar

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 17:45

The police on Saturday claimed to have shot dead four naxalites during an hour-long gun battle near Gurdag village in Latehar district.

Jharkhand: Two Maoists caught while planting landmines

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 23:00

Two Maoists were caught while allegedly planting landmines underneath a road bridge at Revet village in Latehar district, police sources said.

Nine Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011, 09:05

The gunbattle took place in Jharkhand`s Latehar district early Friday.

Maoists release abducted Jharkhand official

Last Updated: Thursday, September 16, 2010, 13:30

The Maoists on Thursday released an official they abducted from Jharkhand`s Latehar district a day earlier, police said.