Union minister Jairam Ramesh will visit Jharkhand later this week, ignoring a purported threat issued against him by Maoists.
Security was stepped up across Chhattisgarh and forces were relocated to vulnerable areas of Bastar region in the wake of inputs that rebels may carry out attacks on Republic Day.
After receiving intelligence reports that the Maoists are planning to blow up railway installations, security has been tightened in Bihar.
Maoists have allegedly threatened
to blow up block offices in Sundergarh district if the authorities failed to pay compensation to families in Subdega
and Balishankara area.
Day in Pics: 31st January
Showbiz World - January 31, 2015