Sukma encounter: CRPF to increase officers in anti-Naxal ops

CRPF is mulling an increase in the number of officers in its strike teams conducting anti-Naxal operations as facts emerged in the recent encounter in Chhattisgarh that as soon as the two commanders were shot dead, Maoists pinned down the trapped troops and killed a dozen others.

Nana Patekar voices concern against honour killing
Nana Patekar voices concern against honour killing

Voicing concern against 'honour killings', veteran actor Nana Patekar said he had supported his cousin sister when she had an inter-religion marriage.

Centre soon to introduce plan to deal with Naxalism: Rajnath
Centre soon to introduce plan to deal with Naxalism: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday indicated that the Centre would introduce a comprehensive plan to deal with the issues of Naxalism, terrorism and insurgency.

Explosives seized in Mirzapur

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

Fear of Naxal disturbances in Sept keeps police on their toes

With the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) planning to create disturbances to mark its decade of formation this September, police is bracing up to counter any such move and make people aware about the "futility" of the rebel movements.

Six Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Six Naxals have been arrested during separate search operations in the insurgency-hit areas of Chhattisgarh, police said Wednesday.

UN concerned over use of children as human shields by Maoists

The UN has expressed concern over the killing and maiming of children who continue to be recruited and used as human shields by Maoists in India and over the threat of sexual violence against girls within Naxalite ranks.

Bihar CM disagrees with Rajnath on Naxal strategy

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday said that he disagreed with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that no talks will be held with Maoists and a befitting reply given if attacked.

Wanted Maoist arrested in Gumla

A Maoist wanted in connection with the killing of five policemen, was arrested from a place near Rukhi Ghati in Gumla district, police said Tuesday.

Rs 50-cr central funds disbursed in 4 naxal-hit Maha districts

Maharashtra has received Rs 50 crore out of the total Rs 120 crore additional central assistance extended to four Naxal infested districts of Gadchiroli, Gondia, Chandrapur and Bhandara for year 2013-2014 and 2014-15.

Will take Maoists head on: Sushilkumar Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday warned that Centre will take the Naxals head on hours after the home-grown rebels carried out a major attack in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma district, killing at least 15 security personnel and one civilian.

Incidents of Maoist violence down: Sushilkumar Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said incidents of Maoist violence had come down in the country in the past one-and-a-half to two years.

Huge cache of arms recovered during anti-Maoist operation

A huge haul of explosives, including five Improvised Explosive Devices and 70 hand grenades, were recovered during an anti-Maoist operation in Naxal-hit Munger district Tuesday.

Naxalism a serious threat: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday termed the violent Naxal movement as a "serious threat" to the country`s peace and security and called upon security forces to effectively counter this challenge.

Confident of Congress winning Chhattisgarh polls: Jairam Ramesh

Rural Development MinisterJairam Ramesh on Sunday expressed confidence that the Congress Party will emerge victorious in the upcoming polls in Chhattisgarh.

Manmohan Singh to address DGPs/IGPs conference

Pakistan-sponsored terror, infiltration and Naxal violence will dominate 3-day conference of top police officers of the country beginning November 21 and address by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Naxals attack Abkola village in Gaya; kill three, injure two

In yet another Naxal-related incident, three people were killed and two others injured when the home-grown rebels attacked a village in Bihar`s Gaya on Monday.

Two Naxals killed in police encounter

Two Naxalites were Monday killed in an encounter in Jambiya Gatta forest in Etapalli division here, police said.

12,000 civilians, 3000 policemen killed by Naxals in three decades

Nearly 12,000 civilians and 3,000 security personnel were killed by Naxals in the last three decades, according to the Home Ministry.

Maoists burn road construction vehicles in Odisha

An armed group of Maoists attacked a road construction site and burnt vehicles used for road laying work at Miangpadar in Kalahandi district, police said Tuesday.