Naxals

Maharashtra: Surrender policy for Naxals extended till August 2019

Terming it a successful weapon against the Naxals, the Maharashtra government has extended its policy facilitating surrender by the ultras for two years.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Strategic UAV base shifted to Maoist hotspot in Bastar

Strategic UAV base shifted to Maoist hotspot in Bastar

The strategic technical command centre of the Unnamed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), operated by the NTRO and the CRPF, has been shifted to the Naxal hotbed of Bastar in Chhattisgarh in order to provide security forces an enhanced aerial surveillance to conduct anti-Maoist operations.

Oct 08, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Odisha: Maoists kill tribal man suspecting him to be police informer

Maoists killed a tribal man at a remote village in Malkangiri district suspecting him to be a police informer.

Oct 07, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Naxalites use kids to fight in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand: UN report

Naxalites use kids to fight in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand: UN report

"Children continued to be affected by incidents of violence between armed groups and the government, in particular in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, as well as tensions in Jammu and Kashmir," read the report.

Oct 07, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

Village revenue official killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Suspected Naxals killed a 57-year- old revenue official of a village in Kanker district.

Sep 24, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

2 Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons recovered

This led to a gun battle between the two sides.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
OHE van derails near Dantewada, suspects Naxals behind uprooting railway tracks

OHE van derails near Dantewada, suspects Naxals behind uprooting railway tracks

An Over Head Equipment (OHE)van was derailed on Monday near Dantewada's Bhansi.

Sep 05, 2017, 06:34 AM IST

Bastar cops to get award for community policing initiative

"The Bastar police has been shortlisted for the community policing award in the homeland security category for 'Amcho Bastar, Amcho Police' campaign, which in tribal dialect means 'our Bastar, our police'," Shaikh told PTI.

Aug 18, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Chhattisgarh: Police sub-inspector killed, constable injured in gun battle with naxals

Chhattisgarh: Police sub-inspector killed, constable injured in gun battle with naxals

As per the maoist documents recovered recently from Bastar region, naxals are now trying to set up their new base in this tri-junction region. 

Aug 06, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Police arrests three naxalites from Aurangabad

These naxalites have been indulging in various naxal activities, Kamlesh Singh Bhokta had been in jail for his involvement in naxal activities but at present he was on bail.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

94 civilians killed by Maoists this year till June: Govt

As many as 94 civilians were killed by Maoists in the first six months of this year after being branded as police informer, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:45 PM IST

Three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

When the patrolling team reached near Tamodi, a few Naxals triggered an IED blast and attempted to flee from the spot.

Jul 24, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

IEDs pose huge challenge in efforts to counter Naxals: Police

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted randomly in forests and places where frequent de- mining operations are not feasible pose a big challenge in the counter-insurgency operations in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, says a senior police official

Jul 24, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

Maoists kill three in Bihar's Jamui

Maoists have killed three persons in Bihar`s Jamui district as they were suspected of being police informers, police said on Friday.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Naxal violence has claimed 12,000 lives in two decades

As many as 12,000 people have lost their lives in Maoist violence over the last two decades.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:09 PM IST

Seven naxals arrested in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

Naxals opened fire on police near Munga forest and tried to escape when police surrounded them. 

Jul 08, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Naxals fire upon IAF helicopter deployed to rescue injured jawans

Chhattisgarh Naxals fire upon IAF helicopter deployed to rescue injured jawans

On 24 June, information began to be received that a heavy exchange of fire was on between Naxals and a combined party comprising of Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guards (DRG) of Police in Tondamarka in Sukma.

 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Jharkhand: Security forces seize massive cache of explosives, ammunition

The recovered IED`s were later defused by the Bomb disposal squad.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Killings by Naxals not human rights violation of jawans: CRPF

Killings by Naxals not human rights violation of jawans: CRPF

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the premier central police force for internal security.

Jun 20, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
 Three Naxals gunned down in Chattishgarh encounter

Three Naxals gunned down in Chattishgarh encounter

The incident took place in the forest area, located 12 km south of the main town.

Jun 18, 2017, 17:37 PM IST