Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head was arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said Friday.

Centre to fund special force to tackle Naxal problem: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spelled out the anti-Maoist policy of the Narendra Modi government, saying there will be no talks with the left-wing ultras.

Good roads could help anti-Naxal operations: Vijay Kumar

Anti-naxal operations in Palamau district in Jharkhand could have got impetus had nine long-pending road projects been completed, Senior Advisor in Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar said on Tuesday.

Good roads could help anti-Naxal operations: Vijay Kumar

Anti-Naxal operations in Palamau district in Jharkhand could have got impetus had nine long-pending road projects been completed, Senior Advisor in Union Home Ministry K Vijay Kumar said on Tuesday.

Anti-Naxal operations: CRPF `limits` armoured vehicles usage

In order to reduce casualties of its troops from landmine blasts in anti-Naxal operations, the Central Reserve Police Force has decided to shun its mine protected vehicles as troop carriers for routine operations.

Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF prefers AK rifles to INSAS, bulk purchase on cards

CRPF, which is deployed for anti- Naxal operations, has decided to shun its standard weapon of combat, the indigenous INSAS rifle, and henceforth arm its troops exclusively with the AK series of assault rifles.

1.2 lakh paramilitary personnel to be deployed for LS polls

More than 1.20 lakh central paramilitary personnel, in addition to state police forces, are expected to be deployed for the multi-phased Lok Sabha polls which are likely to be held in April-May, 2014.

Anti-Naxal ops: 6,000 more men to be deployed in Chhattisgarh

The government has decided to deploy close to 6,000 additional central security forces personnel for conducting specialised tasks in the anti-Naxal operations grid in Chhattisgarh.

CRPF deploys 200 spl commandos for anti-Naxal ops in Bihar

In the backdrop of the Union Home ministry recently pulling up Bihar for its "failure" in controlling Naxal violence, the CRPF has now deployed close to 200 commandos of its special CoBRA battalion in the state.

CRPF launches massive anti-Naxal operation involving 40 thousand security personnel

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has launched a massive anti-Naxal operations in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, reports said on Friday.

6,000 more SSB personnel for anti-Naxal operations

Nearly 6,000 personnel of central paramilitary SSB will soon be deployed for anti-Naxal operations duties in the Left wing extremism-hit areas of country.

CRPF officer arrested for leaking info to Naxals

A CRPF officer deployed in anti-Naxal operations and accused of leaking sensitive operational information to the rebels, was arrested on Monday.

CRPF to get special duty allowances: Sushilkumar Shinde

Sushilkumar Shinde assured CRPF jawans and officers that they will get special allowances for rendering hard duties in anti-Naxal operations.

Two Naxals killed in police encounter in Gadchiroli

Two naxalites were on Monday killed in an encounter in Jambiya Gatta forest in Etapalli division here, police said.

After 31,895 deaths, still no `martyr` status for paramilitary, police personnel

The paramilitary and police forces in the country have lost 31,895 personnel in the last 53 years in the line of duty but they are still fighting for the "martyr" status for the dead officers and men like in the Armed Forces.

Naxals are our people, response has to be more humane: CRPF DG

The CRPF chief on Tuesday said the Maoists are "our own people" so the response against them has to be calibrated and "more humane" keeping this in mind.

Home Minister to review anti-Naxal ops, development prog in 9 states

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will take stock of anti-Naxal operations and development initiatives in Maoist-hit states with their chief secretaries and DGPs at a meeting convened here this month-end.

Anti-Naxal opt: Govt to hire over 2,000 ex-Army men for CRPF

The Union Government has decided to recruit over 2,000 ex-Army men, specialised in jungle warfare tactics and counter-IED operations, to impart cutting-edge training to CRPF personnel fighting Naxalites in various states.

Centre to train 3,500 Chhattisgarh cops for anti-Naxal ops

Centre has accepted a proposal to train 3,500 Chhattisgarh Police personnel in jungle warfare tactics and undertaking anti-Naxal operations at the training facilities of central paramilitary forces.

Punjab cop to head CRPF anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh

Punjab cadre IPS, Harpreet Singh Sidhu, will lead CRPF anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh. Sidhu, a 1992 batch officer, will replace incumbent Zulfikar Hasan as new Inspector General (Operations).