Achuthanandan hits out at Mani using biblical quotes

Veteran Marxist leader VS Achuthanandan, an atheist, today quoted the Holy Bible in the state Assembly while launching a scathing attack on Finance Minister KM Mani, a die-hard Catholic, for his alleged involvement in bar bribery scam.

Maoists torch eight tractors at brick kiln unit in Bihar

Armed Maoists on Tuesday torched eight tractors at a brick kiln unit in a village within the Baligaon police station limits in Bihar's Vaishali district, a police officer said.

Admit suspended DU professor to hospital of his choice: HC

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed Nagpur prison authorities to admit suspended Delhi University professor G N Saibaba, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to a hospital of his choice for treatment.

Odisha mulling deployment of forces in western range areas

Odisha Police on Saturday said it was contemplating to redeploy forces in certain areas within western range from where jawans were withdrawn due to security reasons in the past.

One Maoist killed in Vizag

 A Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire between the ultras and security forces in Gorapakala village of the district today, police said.

Letter threatens bomb explosions in Coimbatore on August 15

A letter stating that bombs would explode in ten places in the city during the Independence Day celebrations on August 15 has been received by a police station here.

Security forces nab Maoist following an encounter

The security forces today arrested a Maoist, Laxmi Singh Kharwar, with weapons following an encounter with the ultras near a village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police official said.

Acting on tip off, Jharkhand police arrest three Maoists

The police have conducted a raid on a Maoist hideout and arrested three 'hardcore' rebels in Jharkhand's Khunti district.

One quintal of powder explosive seized from Jharkhand

A quintal of powder explosive have been seized by police from Maoist-hit Gumla district of Jharkhand.

Violence has no place in democracy: Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday said that violence has no place in a democracy over the encounter of 12 Maoists by the police in Palamu district of the state last night.

Kin of surrendered Naxal killed in Chhattisgarh

 Brother of a surrendered naxal, who had claimed that ultras suffered a huge loss in Pidmel encounter with security forces, was murdered by Maoists today in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda learning computers in jail

 Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who is lodged in the circle jail here, is learning basic computer course inside the prison.

Maoist activist Dinbandhu arrested in Pujab

Alleged Maoist activist Dinbandhu, who was living here in the district under a fake name Suraj, was arrested by Punjab police here on Sunday.

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.

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.