Combing operations have been intensified in Western Ghats after an Odisha-based Maoist was nabbed recently in Tenmalai forest area in Kerala, adjacent to this district, forest department officials said here on Thursday.
Nepal's Constituent Assembly Chairman on Sunday took a step towards voting on the Constitution setting aside opposition demands of consensus for framing the document, even as the Maoists-led alliance vowed fresh protests against the move, deepening the political turmoil.
Shaken by Chhattisgarh Police's intensive combat operations, the Naxals are trying to rebuild their base ahead of the panchayat polls by threatening the villagers to either support their candidate or boycott the elections.
A group of men, suspected to be Maoists, torched a vehicle carrying mid-day meal for school children and ate the food before taking away the containers in Odisha's Kalahandi district, a senior police officer said on Thursday.
Maoist supremo Prachanda on Wednesday apologised for his party's role in the Constituent Assembly brawl in Nepal that injured 14 people and admitted that it was a "mistake" but remained adamant on contentious issues of Constitution drafting.
Security in Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's hometown and other areas in the Naxal-affected district here has been further revised after the central zonal council meeting in Lucknow under his chairmanship on curbing naxalism in four states.
Suspected Maoists have sought Rs 1 crore, firearms and ammunition as levy from the Railways and have threatened to blow up railway tracks between Motihari and Paniahwa railway stations in Bihar if their demands are not met.
Pro-maoist banners and graffiti asking people to fight against Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats and protect the forest ranges appeared in a village in Udupi District of Karnataka, causing a flutter.
Communist Party of India(Maoist) called for a shutdown on Saturday in Jharkhand and Bihar in protest against the death of CPI(Maoist) cadres who had been gunned down during an encounter in Hazaribagh District recently.
A contingent of the Special Task Force (STF) today carried out combing operations in and around the Pilloor dam area near Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu to monitor possible movement of Naxals from neigbouring states.
Intelligence agencies have described as 'probably fake' a video footage that purportedly shows Naxals conducting a ‘commando-style’ training to gun down helicopters, used to ferry security personnel and VIPs in Chhattisgarh’s worst insurgency-hit Bastar region.
The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) Director General (DG) Prakash Mishra Monday reviewed operation of the para-military forces in the left wing extremism (LWE) hit southern districts of Odisha here.