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.

Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal was arrested and explosive recovered from his possession in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said on Saturday.

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.

Jharkhand Police's initiative against Naxal successful: DGP

The "stringent steps" taken by the Jharkhand Police against Naxal activities have yielded results, with the state recording 35 per cent decrease in Naxal-related incidents this year compared to the previous years, Director General of Police Rajeev Kumar said on Sunday.

Naxal arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district

 A Maoist was arrested today in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

CRPF jawan injured in face-off with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan was injured in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said on Sunday.

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.

MP seeks Centre`s nod for buying weapons for Naxal-hit areas

Madhya Pradesh government has sought Centre`s permission to purchase weapons for Naxal-hit areas from the grant given to them and also demanded a dedicated helicopter for surveillance of regions affected with violence.

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.

Naxal efforts on to strengthen influence in South India: Govt

The CPI(Maoist) is making efforts to strengthen its influence in South India, particularly on the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

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.

`More intensified anti-Maoist operations required in Odisha`

Though the state police got some success in their operation against the Maoists recently, Director General of Police Sanjeev Marik on Thursday said more intensified anti-Maoist operations were required.

Explosives seized in Mirzapur

Explosives were on Sunday seized and two persons arrested during a raid in Ahraura area of this Naxal-hit district in Uttar Pradesh.

493 civilians killed in Naxal-hit Maha districts in 3 decades

Naxals, who set up a base in Maharashtra in the early 1980s, have killed as many as 493 civilians in the worst-hit Gadchiroli, Chandrapur and Gondia districts of the state over the last three decades, police said.

Swiss national held for Maoist link remanded to police custody

Swiss national Jonathan Baud, who was arrested on July 28 from nearby Triprayar for attending a meeting organized by a group of Maoist sympathisers, was today remanded to police custody by a local court.

Two new Mi-17 helicopters to bolster BSF air wing

Two advanced `Mi` series choppers are set to provide additional support to the BSF air wing in anti-Naxal and counter-insurgency operations in the country.

Anti-Naxal ops: Govt deploys 1,000 fresh ITBP personnel in CG

In order to bolster anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh, government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel in the state.

After Sabyasachi Panda, focus shifts to Naxal leader Nachika Linga

Following the arrest of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, the focus of the security forces seems to have shifted to Nachika Linga, President of Chasi Muliya Adivasi Sangh (CMAS), a Naxal-backed tribal outfit in Koraput district of Odisha.

Will be happy to see Sabyasachi Panda hanged: Slain cops` wives

The arrest of Odisha`s top maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has brought cheers to the families of personnel who laid their lives while fighting red rebels in different parts of the state.

No reason to gloat over Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest: Congress

Asking the Odisha government not to gloat over arrest of the leader of an `illegal outfit`, the Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra on Friday said though the top maoist Sabyasachi Panda`s means of struggle was not within norms, but he fought against injustice.