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Exclusive: West Bengal Maoist leader Akash resurfaces with statement after seven years

Exclusive: West Bengal Maoist leader Akash resurfaces with statement after seven years

The four arrested are -- Sabyasachi Goswami, Sanjib Majumdar, Arkadip Goswami, and Tipu Sultan.

Nov 14, 2018, 22:56 PM IST
Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand

Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand

Maoists detonated a bomb on the tracks of the Chauribandh station situated between Parasnath and Hazaribagh Road.

Oct 16, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
Police arrests two Maoists in Jharkhand

Police arrests two Maoists in Jharkhand

Two Maoists - Sonaram Marandi and Badki Devi alias Geeta were arrested in the raid conducted by police in Pirtand area on Friday.

Oct 06, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Chandrababu Naidu visits families of slain TDP leaders, announces financial aid

Chandrababu Naidu visits families of slain TDP leaders, announces financial aid

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday condemned the killing of two TDP leaders gunned down by Maoists at Lippitiputta village. 

Sep 28, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Maoists held secret meeting in Myanmar to form alliance with PLA, J&K terrorists: Report

Maoists held secret meeting in Myanmar to form alliance with PLA, J&K terrorists: Report

According to sources, a letter recovered from one of the accused arrested in June this year by Pune police has exposed the war that the banned organisation CPI (Maoist) are planning to wage against the nation.

Aug 31, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
Maoists attempting to regroup in Bengal

Maoists attempting to regroup in Bengal

Officers in central intelligence agencies said that activities of the armed squad led by state secretary Akash have recently increased in the villages along Bengal-Jharkhand border in the districts of Jhargram and Purulia in West Bengal. 

Jul 29, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Arun Jaitley hits out at Congress, says terrorists and Maoists need to be dealt with firmly

Arun Jaitley hits out at Congress, says terrorists and Maoists need to be dealt with firmly

BJP veteran Arun Jaitley has slammed those who have opposed a muscular policy to deal with terrorists and Maoists.

Jun 22, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

The police in Pune told a court on June 7 that they had seized a 'letter' from the Delhi residence of one of the five people arrested for having alleged 'links' with the banned CPI (Maoist). The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to 'assassinate' PM Modi in 'another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident'. 

Jun 11, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
BJP is playing threat letter card for sympathy vote: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

BJP is playing threat letter card for sympathy vote: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Speaking about building a common platform against the BJP before 2019 polls, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Sunday that "all like-minded parties should come together'.

Jun 10, 2018, 22:55 PM IST
Maoist threat to PM Modi: Why penetrating security cover  is almost impossible

Maoist threat to PM Modi: Why penetrating security cover is almost impossible

Did you know? Background checks of not just security personnel close to Indian PM but checks of their immediate and extended family members are also undertaken before they are deputed.

Jun 09, 2018, 08:05 AM IST
Maoists planning to assassinate PM Narendra Modi in 'Rajiv Gandhi type incident': Pune Police releases intercepted letter

Maoists planning to assassinate PM Narendra Modi in 'Rajiv Gandhi type incident': Pune Police releases intercepted letter

The purported letter shows a sense of worry over the rising number of election victories for the Modi and his allies.

Jun 08, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
'Bastariya' battalion, comprising recruits from Naxal-hit districts of Chhattisgarh, commissioned into service

'Bastariya' battalion, comprising recruits from Naxal-hit districts of Chhattisgarh, commissioned into service

CRPF's 'Bastariya' battalion - recruited from Sukma, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Bijapur districts of undivided Bastar - has been raised with a specific purpose to strengthen security forces' operations in areas where they have witnessed maximum reverses for a few years.

May 22, 2018, 00:24 AM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to commission maiden anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion on Monday

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to commission maiden anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion on Monday

'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF has members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh.

May 21, 2018, 00:29 AM IST
Government sets up multi-disciplinary group to choke funding sources of Naxals

Government sets up multi-disciplinary group to choke funding sources of Naxals

Naxals have developed some lethal and crude ammunition like Rambo arrows, topped with gunpowder and improvised rocket bombs as part of their new armoury, says a new report.

May 07, 2018, 17:01 PM IST
37 Naxals killed in major operation in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district

37 Naxals killed in major operation in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district

37 hardcore Naxals have been killed Sunday in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district.

Apr 24, 2018, 21:25 PM IST
CRPF to replace 12,000 older troops with young personnel in Chhattisgarh

CRPF to replace 12,000 older troops with young personnel in Chhattisgarh

The CRPF has decided to replace about 12,000 of its aged troops with young and freshly inducted recruits in Chhattisgarh.

Apr 24, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
Naxalism will be wiped out from India: Rajnath Singh

Naxalism will be wiped out from India: Rajnath Singh

At least 14 naxals were killed on Sunday in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Maoists area of influence shrinks; 44 districts removed from affected list: Union Home Secretary

Maoists area of influence shrinks; 44 districts removed from affected list: Union Home Secretary

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said the geographical spread of the LWE violence has shrunk significantly in the last four years due to a multi-pronged strategy involving security and development-related measures.

Apr 15, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma, calls internal security policies 'flawed'

Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma, calls internal security policies 'flawed'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
 Nine CRPF jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; Rajnath calls it 'deeply distressing'

Nine CRPF jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; Rajnath calls it 'deeply distressing'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:01 PM IST

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