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.

Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh
Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

After one of the 250 villagers abducted by Maoists was killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dantewada on yesterday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday had a telephonic conversation with state Chief Minister Raman Singh over the incident.

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.

Naxals torch bus in Chhattisgarh; none hurt

Naxals on Wednesday torched a passenger bus in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district after asking the passengers to alight, police said.

Crackdown in Sukma vital for police to combat Naxal menace

Security forces need to make significant inroads into Sukma, considered the strongest military base of the outlawed movement in the country, to win the "war" against Maoists, experts and police officials feel.

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Naxals' TCOC raises questions over govt's strategy

Security forces operating in ten Naxal-affected states have been asked to maintain a high degree of "alert" in view of violent counter-offensive launched by the left wing extremists, which led to the killing of seven Chhattisgarh policemen on Saturday.

Chattisgarh Naxal attack: Bodies of seven cops killed in ambush recovered
Chattisgarh Naxal attack: Bodies of seven cops killed in ambush recovered

More than 24 hours after the attack, police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven STF personnel killed Saturrday in a Naxal ambush in Polampalli forests in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

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Naxal ambush: Bad weather, hostile terrain hit evacuation task
Naxal ambush: Bad weather, hostile terrain hit evacuation task

 Bad weather and hostile terrain have hampered the evacuation operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district where armed rebels had yesterday ambushed a team of Special Task Force killing seven personnel.

Sukma Naxal attack: Chhattisgarh govt to honour martyrs

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday lauded the efforts and bravery of the jawans who were martyred in the Sukma encounter.

Sonia Gandhi concerned over continuing Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday expressed grave concern over continuing Naxal attacks in Chhatisgarh in the wake of killing of seven policemen in a fresh incident in Sukma district.

Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, seven STF jawans killed, 12 injured
Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, seven STF jawans killed, 12 injured

Seven policemen were killed and 10 injured in Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday.

Naxals beat up police officer in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

Naxals brutally thrashed a police officer in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said.

Seven Maoist cadres held in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

Seven Maoists, including two women, were on Friday arrested from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district here.

Maoists go on rampage in parts of Bastar region, kill 2

Maoists went on a rampage in parts of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region killing two people, including a security personnel, and damaging a part of a railway line, leading to the derailment of two engines of a goods train.

CAF constable killed, another injured in alleged Maoist blast in Sukma

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) constable was on Monday killed, while another was injured when a pressure bomb went off allegedly set by Maoists in the state's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police sources said.

Jawan killed in encounter with Naxals in Sukma

A jawan of the special task force of state police was killed in an encounter with the Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Saturday.

Two CoBRA jawans injured in pressure bomb blast in Sukma

 Two jawans of an elite anti-Naxal unit were injured when a pressure bomb planted by Maoists exploded in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday, police said.

Chhattisgarh: 103 civic bodies to go for polls in final phase today

A total of 103 Urban Bodies, including 20 municipal councils and 83 nagar panchayats, will go to poll in the second and final phase on Wednesday for which over 6,000 candidates are in the fray.