Women cops being trained in disposing IEDs to combat Naxals

The training centre transforms a police personnel into a commando in 45 days who can take on Naxalites in a rough terrain.

Upset with 'anti-people' acts, Maoist couple surrenders

 A Maoist couple carrying cash reward on their heads, today surrendered along with weapons here citing disappointment with the "anti-people" activities by the outlawed CPI (Maoist) in Bastar, police said.

Police seek to gain control in Bastar as Naxal unit weakens

With a key Maoist unit in Bastar plagued by infighting and killing of its senior leader, the police is leaving no stone unturned to gain control of the areas.

Woman naxalite killed in gun battle with police

A woman naxalite was shot dead in a fierce gun battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district during an operation which led to the rescue of some villagers held hostage by the ultras, police said today.

Haul of explosives recovered in Bastar

A huge haul of explosives weighing 1,750 kgs, suspected to be delivered to Naxals, was seized from two separate places in insurgency-hit Bastar district Friday, police said.

'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.

Steep decline in number of naxal attacks: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that there has been a steep decline in the number of Naxal attacks in the country.

Salwa Judum making a comeback in Bastar: Prashant Bhushan

A group of activists on Tuesday claimed that the Salwa Judum movement is "making a comeback" in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, and alleged that it was being done to drive away the tribal people from their land.

Security stepped up in Chhattisgarh's Bastar in view of Naxals' 'martyrdom week'

Security in the naxal-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has been intensified in the view of a call given by maoists to observe a 'martyrdom week' from tomorrow, police said on Monday.

Security stepped up in Bastar in view of Naxals' 'martyrdom week'

Security in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has been intensified in the view of a call given by Maoists to observe a 'martyrdom week' from tomorrow, police said on Monday.

Naxals' evil designs set alarm bells ringing for Chhattisgarh Police

In what could set alarm bells ringing for police in Chhattisgarh, particularly in Bastar, the Maoists are reportedly planning to intensify activities during the forthcoming "martyrdom week" when they pay tributes to their slain leaders.

Maoist commander killed by colleagues in Chhattisgarh: Police

A Maoist commander was allegedly killed by his colleagues in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district due to a reported rift in Maoist ranks in Bastar region of the neighboring Telangana state, a police official said here on Sunday.

Mining officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh

A mining officer has been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit Dantewada district.

Fortified police stations being set up in Chhattisgarh to combat Naxals

Gearing up for a strong offensive against left-wing extremism, Chhattisgarh police have claimed to have intensified the process of setting up 'fortified police stations' in Bastar region in order to strengthen security apparatus in the Naxal-hit area.

Bad weather delays Rajnath Singh's departure to Delhi from Chhattisgarh

Inclement weather forced the Raipur-bound plane of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to be flown back to Jagdalpur in Bastar district Sunday evening, which delayed his departure to Delhi by a couple of hours, a top official said.

Naxals obstacle to development: Rajnath Singh

Describing Naxals as obstacle to development, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said violence is not the way to express grievances and the Centre was ready for "any tough stand" to ensure peace.

Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up
Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh, will visit Bastar on Sunday where he is scheduled to inaugurate a newly built fortified police station in Sukma and visit a CRPF camp.

Chhattisgarh: Naxalite terrorism not allowing any marriages in Bastar

Naxalite terrorism is not allowing any marriages in Bastar, Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh DM in hot water for wearing sunglasses while receiving PM

Chhattisgarh IAS officer Amit Kataria, who wore a blue striped shirt and sunglasses while receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, has got a stern warning from the state government for violation of dress code and protocol.

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.