Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday condemned the Maoist attack in Gadchiroli that claimed the lives of seven policemen, describing it as "an act of cowardice".
In order to intensify anti-Maoist operations in Odisha`s Koraput, the administration has sought deployment of more BSF platoons in the district.
Union Home Ministry on Tuesday stressed on the availability of real time intelligence to para military forces for success in anti-Maoist operations.
An Army commander said a situation has not arisen for troops to be deployed for anti-Maoist operations but they are ready for any operations if required.
Stepping up anti-Maoist operations,
joint security forces on Wednesday carried out searches and raids in
Purulia and West Midnapore districts of Junglemahal.
Emphasising the need for a joint
effort by the union govt and affected states to tackle Naxalism , Gujarat Education minister Ramanlal Vora
Thursday said there should not be any politics in anti-Maoist operations.
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