Taking effective steps to contain Maoist violence: Rajnath Singh

The central government is taking effective steps to contain Maoist violence in parts of the country, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday.

Maoist violence has declined in Odisha: Naveen

Amid a walk out by Congress and BJP members who alleged a spurt in crimes against women, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday claimed in the Assembly that the quantum of Maoist violence has declined since 2013.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Campaigning ends for final phase, 41 seats to vote on May 12

Campaigning in the bitterly fought marathon elections for the 16th Lok Sabha spread over five weeks drew to a close on Saturday as top leaders sought to muster a final show of strength in the ninth and concluding phase for 41 seats in three states that included Varanasi where Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal are in the fray.

Maoist violence: `Weak` intelligence network to be strengthened, says Jharkhand SP

A weak intelligence network was one of the causes behind the Maoists` July 2 attack on the convoy of Pakur Superintendent of Police Amarjit Balihar, security advisor to the Union government K Vijay Kumar on Sunday said.

BJP blames President`s rule in Jharkhand for spurt in Maoist violence

BJP demanded removal of Jharkhand Governor accusing the administration in the state under President`s rule of failing to rein in left-wing extremism.

Discontent among tribals leading to growth of Naxalism: Pawar

Sharad Pawar said there was need to end the "discontent" among various sections which, he felt, was responsible for spread of Maoist violence.

242 armed fighting companies proposed in Bihar

Bihar government has proposed to set up 242 armed fighting companies of police to deal with rioting, Maoist violence and organized crime in the state.

CISF to get anti-landmine vehicles in Naxal areas

The CISF, which guards over 50 installations producing and extracting iron ore, coal and steel in Naxal-affected states, has decided to procure anti-land mine and bullet proof vehicles for all its units.

Victims of Maoist violence demand release of Italians

About 500 relatives of the victims of Maoist violence in Odisha on day took out a silent procession here demanding safe release of the two Italians abducted by the Maoists.

J`khand: Guv concerned over rising Naxalism

Jharkhand Governor Syed
Ahmed expressed concern over left-wing extremism in the state and stressed the importance of curbing it.

Maoist violence takes toll on lives in Bihar

The Maoists strike after contractors fail to meet their extortion demands demonstrating that greed has replaced
`isms` for the ultras.

Maoists slit throat of village head

The bandh, was called demanding withdrawal of
security forces, affected normal life as vehicles were off the road and shops closed.

Unacceptably high deaths in Maoist violence: PC

Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram told the Orissa and Jharkhand governments
that casualties in Maoist violence
were "unacceptably high".

Maoist violence unacceptably high in Odisha: PC

Noting that Maoist violence was
high in Odisha despite deployment of about 10,000 central
armed forces, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the
state to "learn" from other states and the Centre to tackle
the menace.

Bastar by-poll: 40% turn-out, Naxals strike in few places

About forty percent voter turn-out was recorded in the Bastar Lok Sabha by-election on Sunday, with reports of firing and land-mine blasts by Naxals at some places.

Oppn blames Govt for corruption, Maoist violence

The opposition Thursday kept up their
attack on the government blaming it for corruption and failure ino containing Maoist violence.

Bengal Chief Secy admits hike in political clashes in state

Samar
Ghosh on Monday admitted that political clashes, including those
triggered by Maoist violence, in the state had increased in
the last two years.

Maoists killed 48 civilians in Orissa in 19 months

At least 48 civilians were
killed in Maoist-related violence in Orissa while 302 red
rebels were arrested during a span of 19 months, chief
minister Naveen Patnaik said today.

Govt convenes meeting of CMs of Naxal-hit states

To counter the Maoist violence, the govt has convened a meeting of CMs of Naxal-affected states.

Maoist violence, jihadi terror 2 sides of same coin: LK

Describing Maoist violence and Jihadi terrorism as two sides of the same coin, BJP leader L K Advani today asked the government not to have any dialogue
with the Naxals.