Anti-Maoist campaign to be launched in Bastar from May 25

'Salwa Judum' founder Mahendra Karma's son Chhavindra Karma and several leaders of the disbanded anti-Maoist civil militia will launch an anti-Maoist campaign in Bastar from May 25.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: Wife fights to redeem Karma`s chequered legacy

For Mahendra Karma`s wife, the November 11 election is a battle to redeem the legacy of the `Bastar Tiger` who founded the Salwa Judum.

Naxals gun down ex-SPO in Gadchiroli

A former SPO was allegedly shot dead by Naxals in Yerkad village on the suspicion that he was working as a police informer.

Bastar attack a punishment to Salwa Judum supporters: Maoists

Maoists on Friday put up banners in remote parts of this district justifying the attack on the convoy of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh`s Bastar area on May 25.

Salwa Judum was a `sinful strategy`: Tribal Affairs Minister

Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo on Thursday dubbed anti-Maoist militia Salwa Judum as a "sinful strategy".

College to be named after slain Salwa Judum leader

Chhattisgarh govt Thursday announced that a college in Dantewada district will be named after senior Congress leader and the founder of anti-naxal movement `Salwa Judum`, Mahendra Karma.

Maoists danced before killing Mahendra Karma, says a survivor

Anti-Maoist Salwa Judum movement`s founder Mahendra Karma was the prime target of the insurgents when they attacked the Congress convoy and the rebels danced before they riddled him with bullets, a survivor said on Sunday.

Maoist attack: India condemns rebels, resolves to combat extremism

A shocked India condemned the attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh that left nearly 30 people dead.

Former Salwa Judum leader`s brother killed by Naxals

Brother of a former Salwa Judum leader was killed by suspected Naxalites in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday.

Former Salwa Judum leader, cop killed in Maoist attack

A former Salwa Judum leader and a police jawan were killed in a Maoist attack in Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh this evening, police said.

Salwa Judum: SC asks Chhattisgarh to respond to contempt plea

Advocate Atul Jha said Chhattisgarh government will spell out the steps taken by it in compliance with the judgement.

Naxals gun down Salwa Judum leader

Naxals shot dead a 50-year-old Salwa Judum leader outside his house at Gangapur village in Bijapur , a senior police officer said.

Govt to decide on review of Salwa Judum order

The Centre will in the next few
days decide if it will seek a review of the recent Supreme
Court ruling on disbanding Salwa Judum and disarming tribals
deployed as Special Police Officers (SPOs) in operations
against Maoists.

C’garh to induct SPOs in Armed Police Force

Chief Minister Raman Singh has said the Cabinet has approved the ``Chhattisgarh Auxiliary Armed Police Force Ordinance 2011``, and added that the report has been sent to the Governor for his assent.

Disbanding Salwa Judum will hit anti-Naxal ops: PC

The Supreme Court ruling on disbanding of Salwa Judum will impact on the anti-Naxal operations, says govt.

C`garh`s terror boys: Once feared now fearful

Once striding down jungle roads with AK-47s on their shoulders, the ragtag band of SPOs who formed the dreaded Salwa Judum have been stripped off their arms and now fear for their lives.

Salwa Judum being used to torture innocent tribals

The CPI demanded total
dismantling of Salwa Judum, saying the anti-Maoist private
army was being used to torture and kill innocent tribals in

‘Arming tribals to counter Naxals unconstitutional’

The SC has termed the appointment of tribals as Special Police Officers (SPOs) and arming them by Chhattisgarh government as unconstitutional.

Salwa Judum: SPOs funding under SC scanner

The role of the Centre in the creation and funding of anti-Naxal armed group of special police officers to fight Maoists came under the scrutiny of the SC which said several serious issues arises from their existence.

Salwa Judum has gone out of control: Agnivesh

Salwa Judum - a civil militia movement Chhattisgarh launched in 2005 to counter leftist insurgency - has gone out of control.