Manohar Parrikar rules out Army deployment in anti-Naxal operations

 Ruling out the possibility of deploying Army in anti-Naxal operations, Defence Minister Manohar Parrkar on Wednesday said if demanded, armed forces would extend "logistical support" and "provide training" to police in tackling the menace.

Kerala government to challenge HC ruling on 'being Maoist not a crime'

The Government of Kerala has said that it will approach a division bench of the state high court to withdraw the ruling of a single judge bench that has said that being a Maoist is not a crime.

Odisha Police seeks two more BSF battalions for anti-Maoist operation

Seeking two more battalions of BSF jawans, Odisha Police on Friday said it had decided to intensify the anti-Maoist operation in Koraput and Malkangiri districts.

Top woman Maoist carrying Rs 15 lakh award killed: CRPF IG

The woman Maoist killed by security forces in an encounter on the night of May 16 has been identified as Sarita alias Urmila Ganjoo, a senior CRPF officer said on Tuesday.

5 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Five Maoists, including two women surrendered before police, a day after three police personnel and two Naxals were killed in a gun-battle with security personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.

Rajnath Singh may soon visit Naxal-affected Sukma in Chhattisgarh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh may soon visit Sukma, one of the worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh.

Police custody of Maoist leader Muralidharan, aide extended

A court here has extended police custody of Maoist leader K Muralidharan and his aide CP Ismail till May 21.

Chhatradhar Mahato, 5 others awarded life sentence in West Bengal

Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of a Maoist-backed organisation, and three others connected with ultra Left activities, were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Pro-Maoist tribal leader Chattradhar Mahato, others convicted

Pro-Maoist tribal group, the Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities convener Chhatradhar Mahato and three others were on Monday convicted under various laws including the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act by a West Bengal court.

Chhatradhar Mahato, 3 others convicted under UAPA

Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of a Maoist-backed organisation, and three others connected with Maoist activities, were convicted by a local court on Monday under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Macabre drama of death will end: PM Modi on Naxalism

Making the first prime ministerial visit in three decades to this Maoist hotbed, Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the ultras to shed the gun and put an end to mindless deaths in favour of peace.

Maoists abduct villagers hours before PM Modi's visit, free all but one beaten to death in Chhattisgarh
Maoists abduct villagers hours before PM Modi's visit, free all but one beaten to death in Chhattisgarh

The hostage-taking incident in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district has ended. One hostage was killed, while others were set free by the Maoists after abducting nearly 250 people on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada.

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh confirms Maoists holding over 200 hostages
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh confirms Maoists holding over 200 hostages

A hostage situation is continuing since last night in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh where around 250 villagers were seized by Maoist rebels on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada.

Stage prepared for PM Modi's public rally in Raipur collapses, over 50 injured
Stage prepared for PM Modi's public rally in Raipur collapses, over 50 injured

At least 50 people were on Friday injured when a stage set up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Chhattisgarh's Bastar region here collapsed due to heavy thundershowers.

Dental, medical check up for woman Maoist

Shyna, one of the five Maoists arrested recently from city outskirts, Friday underwent a dental and medical check up at the government hospital, as directed by a sessions court and was later taken back into custody.

PM to visit Naxal-affected Dantewada in Chhattisgarh tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday to take stock of socio-economic development initiatives being taken there.

Arrest of Maoists disproves Govt's claim, says BJP

BJP on Tuesday said the arrest of five Maoists, including two of its top leaders, from here has 'disproved' of Tamil Nadu government's claims of no Naxal activities in the state.

CRPF jawan injured in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan was on Tuesday injured in a landmine blast triggered by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Cops serving in Maoist areas may get special package: Maharashtra minister

The Maharashtra government is considering a special three-year package to policemen serving in Maoist-affected areas, state minister Ram Shinde said here on Monday.

Sabyasachi Panda resumes hunger strike in Odisha jail

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has relaunched hunger strike in the circle jail here - third time in a month, while Dandapani Mohanty, imprisoned for alleged involvement in Naxal activities is undergoing treatment at hospital after undertaking fast.