Jiram valley attack: Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' Monday

For the second consecutive year, the Congress party in Chhattisgarh will observe 'martyrdom day' on Monday to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of May 25 Jiram valley Naxal attack.

Congress endorses Kerala HC ruling that being Maoist is not a crime

 In remarks that may kick up a debate in the country, Congress on Saturday agreed with the Kerala High Court ruling that being a Maoist is not a crime.

Being Maoist not a crime: Kerala High Court

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court on Friday said that being a Maoist is not a crime and police cannot detain a person merely because he is a Maoist.

Maoist couple remanded to judicial custody till June 10

 A court in Ernakulam on Wednesday remanded Maoist couple Roopesh and Shyna, accused of providing shelter to Maoist leader Mallaraja Reddy and his wife Suguna, to judicial custody till June 10.

Chhatisgarh: Two cops, Maoists killed in gunbattle in Bijapur
Chhatisgarh: Two cops, Maoists killed in gunbattle in Bijapur

 Two policemen and as many Maoists were on Sunday killed in a gunbattle between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

Maoist problem: Kerala govt to double developmental works

Concerned over maoists' move to radicalise tribals and youths in some parts of state, Kerala Government has decided to "double" its developmental and welfare initiatives in vulnerable areas.

Buddhadeb compares RSS with Fascist forces, also targets TMC

Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday comparing the RSS with Fascist forces of Nazi Germany and also targeted the ruling Trinamool Congress as a party which only believes in spreading lies and violence to establish its hegemony.

Chhatradhar Mahato, 5 others awarded life sentence in West Bengal

Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of a Maoist-backed organisation, and three others connected with ultra Left activities, were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

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.

Maharashtra ATS nabs two top Maoist leaders

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad has nabbed two top Maoist leaders from a hospital on the outskirts of Pune, an official said on Saturday.

Maoist operative held in Gaya

A hardcore Maoist operative was arrested on Tuesday from a village under Dumaria police station area in Bihar's Gaya district, a police officer said.

'Maoist couple' surrenders before the police in Telangana

A couple alleged to be members of the banned and outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) surrendered before the police, a top official said here on Tuesday.

Three wanted Maoists surrender in Odisha

Three Maoists, carrying cash rewards on their heads, on Monday surrendered in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.

Centre directs tough action against Naxals

The Centre on Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh and asked the state government to take tough action against Naxals which struck thrice in the last fortnight killing eight security personnel in the state.

High alert in Maoist-hit districts post-Chhatisgarh attack

 In the wake of a series of Naxal attacks on securitymen in neighbouring Chhattisgarh, a high alert was on Tuesday sounded in Maoist-hit districts of Odisha, particularly in the southern region.

Chhattisgarh CM condemns Maoist attack on policemen

 Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday strongly condemned the Maoist attack on policemen in Sukma district, terming it a "cowardly" and "shameful" act of violence and directed officials to track down the rebels involved in the strike.

Maoist killed in encounter with police in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand Police gunned down an area commander of the People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a Maoist splinter group, in an encounter at Kunjla village in Khunti district.

Nine states share intel on controlling Maoist-related probs

 Senior police officers of nine Left Wing Extremism (LEW) hit states on Wednesday gathered to discuss ways to tackle Maoist-related problems.

Nepal police fire tear gas at protesters in Maoist-led strike

Nepalese police on Tuesday fired tear gas and arrested dozens of demonstrators for trying to enforce a nationwide Maoist-led strike to protest against the government`s plan to push through a new constitution without opposition agreement.

Nepal arrests protestors in Maoist-led strike

Nepalese police arrested over a dozen demonstrators Tuesday for trying to enforce a nationwide Maoist-led strike to protest the ruling coalition`s plan to push through a new constitution without opposition agreement.