Maoist killed in encounter in Odisha

A Maoist, carrying Rs 4 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a fierce encounter with security forces in a forest in Khairput area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said Thursday.

Four Maoist cadres arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Four Maoists were arrested along with arms and explosives from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district on Wednesday, police said.

Security tightened in Odisha districts

Security has been beefed up in Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Nabarangpur districts of Odisha in view of the foundation week to be observed from September 21 by the banned CPI(Maoist).

Chhattisgarh anti-Naxal operation: CRPF suspends 17 men for inaction

In a strict disciplinary action, the CRPF has suspended 17 of its troopers, including four junior officers, for "inaction" after an inquiry found that they deserted their martyred colleagues during a deadly Naxal ambush earlier this year in Chhattisgarh which claimed 16 lives alongwith a civilian.

Two killed in crossfire between Maoist, security forces in Jharkhand

Two persons were killed and six others were injured when they were caught in an encounter between security personnel and Maoists in Gumla district of Jharkhand on Wednesday, prompting Chief Minister Hemant Soren to order a probe into the incident.

Police destroy Maoist camp in Odisha

 Police Wednesday destroyed a Maoist camp in Odisha`s Koraput district, an official said.

Chhattisgarh to help in schooling of Naxal violence-hit children

Children who have lost their parents in Naxal violence in Chhattisgarh will be given priority for admission in schools nearby their native place or according to their choice, a state minister said on Tuesday.

AK-47 and ammunition seized from Maoist training camp in Bihar

In a joint operation, the police and CRPF on Saturday raided a Maoist training camp in Jamui district of Bihar and seized arms and ammunition, police said.

Wanted Maoist leader arrested in Bihar

A wanted Maoist 'Area Commander' was arrested in a joint operation of Bihar Police and CRPF from Bajaria in East Champaran district on Friday.

Maoist killed in exchange of fire with cops in Chhattisgarh

A Maoist was killed during a heavy gun-battle between security personnel and ultras in insurgency hit Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, police said on Friday.

Jharkhand's 'most-wanted' Maoist arrested in Kutch

A 'most-wanted' Maoist, who was involved in 2012 Bhandariya thana attack case in Jharkhand, was arrested in Mundra Port area in Kutch district today, police said on Wednesday.

Top Maoist leader arrested in Bihar

In a major catch a top Maoist, involved in several naxal-related incidents in Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, was today arrested along with three accomplices, police said.

Cabinet approves mobile phone towers in 10 extremist-hit states

The union cabinet Wednesday approved provision of mobile phone services at 2,199 locations in 10 states affected by Left-wing extremism.

Maoist couple surrenders in Chhattisgarh

A Maoist couple, carrying a reward of Rs 3 lakh, surrendered in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Kondagaon district on Monday.

Wanted Maoist held in Bihar

A Maoist allegedly involved in the killing of seven policemen last year was arrested from Goitha in Bihar`s Gaya district on Sunday.

Govt committed to bring development in Maoist-hit areas: Chhattisgarh CM

Chief Minister Raman Singh today stressed that the state government will overcome the hindrances in development in the left wing extremism (LWE) areas of the state while marching ahead in the path of inclusive growth.

Taking effective steps to contain Maoist violence: Rajnath Singh

The central government is taking effective steps to contain Maoist violence in parts of the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday.

Maoist-TPC encounter in Jharkhand, 15 dead: Police

An encounter took place between two rebel outfits, Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) and CPI(Maoist) in Palamau district in the early hours today, in which at least 15 TPC men were killed, police said.

Maoist squad member held in Jharkhand

An activist of CPI (Maoists) was arrested and arms and ammunition found in his possession from Karampada in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district, a senior police officer on Friday said.

`Hardcore` Maoist, wife surrender in Odisha

A hardcore Maoist, carrying a reward of Rs four lakh on his head, and his wife on Tuesday surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district saying they were fed up with with mindless killings and other crimes by the rebels.