Maoists

Maoists area of influence shrinks; 44 districts removed from affected list: Union Home Secretary

Maoists area of influence shrinks; 44 districts removed from affected list: Union Home Secretary

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said the geographical spread of the LWE violence has shrunk significantly in the last four years due to a multi-pronged strategy involving security and development-related measures.

Apr 15, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma, calls internal security policies 'flawed'

Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma, calls internal security policies 'flawed'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
 Nine CRPF jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; Rajnath calls it 'deeply distressing'

Nine CRPF jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; Rajnath calls it 'deeply distressing'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
9 CRPF soldiers killed, 6 injured in blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

9 CRPF soldiers killed, 6 injured in blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Out of the six injured, four are in a critical condition.

Mar 13, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
CRPF, Jharkhand Police carries special operations in Singhbhum

CRPF, Jharkhand Police carries special operations in Singhbhum

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jharkhand Police on Saturday carried out special operations, wherein they had an encounter with Maoists in West Singhbhum District.An AK-47 was recovered during search operation.

Feb 17, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Seven suspected Maoists arrested in Maharashtra

Seven suspected Maoists arrested in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad  has arrested seven suspected Maoists from Kalyan in Thane district.

Jan 14, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
Two Maoists killed in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh

Two Maoists killed in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh

Two Maoists have been killed in a shootout with the CRPF during a search operation launched by the paramilitary force in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, an official said on Friday.

Jan 12, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
Naxals torch 6 vehicles, blow up 2 weigh-bridge units in Chhattisgarh

Naxals torch 6 vehicles, blow up 2 weigh-bridge units in Chhattisgarh

A group of 50 armed Maoists raided the Kudag mines (in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur district) and adjoining Kukud mines (in Jharkhand's Latehar district) between 1 am to 2 am.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Twelve Maoists arrested in Odisha's Malkangiri district

Twelve Maoists have been arrested in Odisha's Malkangiri district.

Dec 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Five naxals including woman surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon

Five naxals including woman surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon

Five Naxals, including a woman, surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district expressing disillusionment with the violent movement, a senior official said on Saturday. 

Dec 16, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Woman among five Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon

Woman among five Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon

In a statement, the ultras expressed disillusionment with the "hollow" ideology of the Naxal movement.

Dec 16, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Eight Maoists killed in Telangana gunfight

Eight Maoists killed in Telangana gunfight

The incident occurred in Tekulapalli forests of the district, adjoining Chhattisgarh.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
Seven naxals killed in encounter in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

Seven naxals killed in encounter in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

Seven Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with police in Gadchiroli district on Wednesday morning.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
7 Naxals killed in encounter

7 Naxals killed in encounter

Seven Maoists, including five women, were gunned down in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district this morning, an official said.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Seven Naxals killed by security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

Seven Naxals killed by security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

Seven Naxals were killed in an encounter between security forces and the Left-wing extremists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Wednesday.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Maoists hit agency working on Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline

Maoists hit agency working on Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline

The over 2,500 km gas pipeline from Jagdishpur in Allahabad district of UP to Haldia in West Bengal will pass through Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha as well as the two states.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Did demonetisation hurt Maoists? Anti-Naxal forces may have the answer

Did demonetisation hurt Maoists? Anti-Naxal forces may have the answer

Maoist activities in Chhattisgarh continued even after the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Seven securitymen injured in landmine blast in Jharkhand

Seven securitymen were injured on Thursday in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand`s Latehar district, police said.

Nov 16, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Maharashtra: Surrender policy for Naxals extended till August 2019

Terming it a successful weapon against the Naxals, the Maharashtra government has extended its policy facilitating surrender by the ultras for two years.

Oct 20, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Strategic UAV base shifted to Maoist hotspot in Bastar

Strategic UAV base shifted to Maoist hotspot in Bastar

The strategic technical command centre of the Unnamed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), operated by the NTRO and the CRPF, has been shifted to the Naxal hotbed of Bastar in Chhattisgarh in order to provide security forces an enhanced aerial surveillance to conduct anti-Maoist operations.

Oct 08, 2017, 13:41 PM IST