Latehar district

Seven securitymen injured in landmine blast in Jharkhand

Seven securitymen were injured on Thursday in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand`s Latehar district, police said.

Nov 16, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

CRPF man killed in Jharkhand gunfight with Maoists

A paramilitary trooper was killed on Monday after a gunfight with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand, police said.

Jul 12, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Maoists blow up Jharkhand school building

A day after two security personnel were killed in a gun battle with Maoists in Jharkhand's Godda district, the militants blew up a government school in Latehar district early Sunday. Nobody was injured, police said.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

Three Maoists arrested in Jharkhand's Latehar

Three Maoists were arrested by security forces in the Latehar district of Jharkhand on Wednesday.

Jul 09, 2015, 09:31 AM IST

Jharkhand police arrest Maoist commander from Latehar district

The Jharkhand police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday night arrested a Sub Zonal Commander of the Naxal organization BKP (Maoist) from Kurund village of the Manika region in Jharkhand.​

Dec 14, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

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

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.

Mar 13, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Police patrol escapes Maoist blast

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.

Dec 09, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

Maoists in Jharkhand force builders to stop construction of a culvert

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.

Oct 20, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

Jharkhand DGP leads operation against Maoists

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

Jul 06, 2013, 18:07 PM IST

Hardcore Maoist arrested from Jharkhand’s Latehar district

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

Mar 04, 2013, 11:06 AM IST

Chautala meets slain CRPF SI`s family

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.

Jan 15, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Bomb inside trooper`s body first such incident: Shinde

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".

Jan 10, 2013, 21:29 PM IST

Maoists beat up women in Jharkhand: Police

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.

Nov 16, 2012, 20:46 PM IST

Police claim to have shot dead four naxalites in Latehar

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

Sep 22, 2012, 17:45 PM IST

Jharkhand: Two Maoists caught while planting landmines

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

Jul 31, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

Nine Maoists killed in Jharkhand

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

Jan 28, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Maoists release abducted Jharkhand official

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

Sep 16, 2010, 13:30 PM IST

One killed as Maoists attack police jeep in Jharkhand

One person was killed when Maoist guerrillas ambushed a police jeep in Jharkhand`s Latehar district and fired at security personnel, police said on Thursday.

Aug 27, 2009, 12:04 PM IST

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