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Rs 4 lakh reward to CRPF jawan for taking on naxals

A CRPF jawan from Madhya Pradesh was presented with a cheque of Rs four lakh for the bravery shown by him in a face-off with naxals in Chhattisgarh.

SC to hear plea filed by DU professor accused of murder

Nandini Sundar has been named in a complaint by the wife of Shamnath Baghel, who was killed by Maoists last Friday in his village in Maoist-hit Bastar.

Maoist commander gunned down in Sukma district

Maoist commander gunned down in Sukma district

A Maoist militia commander was today gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.

Tribal villager killed by Naxals for protesting their activities in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

A tribal villager, who was at the forefront of a protest against Maoist activities in his village, was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said on Sunday.

Two Maoists gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Police retaliated and the gunfight lasted for nearly an hour before rebels broke off and retreated into the deep jungles.

Girl's death in 'encounter': Chhattisgarh High Court orders fresh autopsy

The PIL claims that she was not a Naxal, and demands a special investigation team and a judicial inquiry, along with compensation of Rs 20 lakh for the family.

122 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

As many as 122 Naxals, including 11 women, surrendered before the police on Saturday in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Sukma encounter: Injured CRPF personnel brought to hospital in Raipur

CRPF`s CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) battalion personnel were trapped in violence-affected forests of Sukma for over 18 hours, after they were ambushed in the jungles of Dabbanarka.

AYUSH Ministry launches song contest for Yoga day

The AYUSH Ministry has launched a song contest as part of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations on June 21 this year.

Naxal firing hampers evacuation of injured CRPF personnel

Intermittent firing by Naxals has hampered a joint operation to evacuate CRPF's CoBRA unit personnel, including the injured, stuck in the forest, a day after multiple encounters with the ultras in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Two CRPF commandos killed, 14 hurt in anti-Naxal ops in Chhattisgarh

Officials said while the two commandos succumbed to bullet injuries late evening, at least 14 others including team leader were injured.

Two wanted Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals carrying cash reward on their heads today surrendered and also handed over an IED to police in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

CRPF jawan injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan was on Thursday injured in a landmine blast during an anti-Naxal operation in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

'Jan adalat'- new game plan of Naxals

After a brief lull, Chhattisgarh is witnessing an upsurge in Maoist-organised 'Jan Adalat' (people's court or Kangaroo court) where persons suspected to be loyal to the state are murdered in full public view.

Chhattisgarh Congress to protest against Polavaram project today

Alleging that the Polavaram dam project that is planned to be set up on Godavari river in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, would affect parts of Chhattisgarh, Congress has organised a protest at Konta in Sukma district on Wednesday over the issue.

Seven jawans killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

Seven policemen were on Saturday killed and ten persons injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

Delay in sending choppers to encounter site cost lives: Cong MP

 A Congress member in Lok Sabha on Monday asked the government to explain the reported delay in rushing IAF helicopters to the site of last week's CRPF-Maoist encounter in Chhattisgarh that claimed the lives of 14 security personnel, saying the time-lag was the main reason for the fatalities.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Slain CRPF jawans' blood-stained uniforms found in dustbin

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Slain CRPF jawans' blood-stained uniforms found in dustbin

In a shocking incident, the uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.

Naxals fired on CRPF party from tree-mounted LMGs in Sukma

Naxals are suspected to have used tree-mounted light machine guns (LMGs) to spray bullets and kill 14 CRPF personnel who were passing through a village during the encounter in Sukma.

Choppers not rushed as landing area in Sukma not sanitised: IAF

 The IAF on Tuesday said it could not swiftly deploy helicopters yesterday to the area where Maoists attacked a CRPF team in Chattisgarh killing 14 personnel since there was no clarity that the landing spot in the dense forests was sanitised.