Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:42
"The DoT committee studying the subject is expected to submit its report next week. The Telecom Commission should probably meet in last week of this month," a Department of Telecom (DoT) official said.
Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 22:19
In its efforts to prevent youth from joining Naxal cadres, the govt is contemplating reducing the educational qualification of aspirants from Naxal affected states.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 22:01
The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has asked states to consider awarding contracts for smaller stretches of highways there.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 21:28
The CISF, which guards over 50 installations producing and extracting iron ore, coal and steel in Naxal-affected states, has decided to procure anti-land mine and bullet proof vehicles for all its units.
Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 14:29
Clearance of forests in Naxal-hit areas to combat Maoists hiding in these regions has led to a decrease in the overall green cover in the country.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 23:10
Rural Devt ministry is setting up a body with Rs 1,000-cr corpus to promote empowerment in 170 districts, including those affected by Naxal violence.
Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 19:50
Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday
called for roping in organisations to bring development in Maoist-hit areas but without religious mobilisation.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 13:18
P Chidambaram on Thursday
batted for continuing effective and "intelligence-based"
operations in Naxal-hit states as he announced over 800 fresh
posts for the crucial snoop unit of BSF.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 19:16
The government on Tuesday decided to
deploy additional forces to protect railway properties and
in Naxal-hit areas.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 15:39
To keep a close eye on naxal
activities in inaccessible areas, police has decided to rope
in private helicopters to keep a check on them in Varanasi
Last Updated: Friday, April 15, 2011, 22:53
The SC said
it will consider appointment of a committee to monitor relief
and rehabilitation work in Naxal-affected areas in Chhattisgarh after it was alleged that the state govt was not carrying out the task properly.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 05, 2011, 21:27
A year after the deadly
Dantewada Naxal attack which killed 75 CRPF personnel and a
Chhattisgarh policeman, the central force at the forefront of
anti-Naxal operations in the country has now changed its
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