Will hug Maoists if they give up violence: Chhattisgarh CM

 Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today said that he is ready to embrace Maoists if they give up their path of violence and join the mainstream of society.

CRPF hoists flag at 2010 Dantewada ambush site

CRPF, which lost 75 men in a deadly naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada in 2010, unfurled the tri-colour at the same encounter spot as a mark of domination of the area on the occasion of the Independence Day.

Decline in Naxal attacks on key infrastructure since 2011 in Chhattisgarh

Maoist attacks on key infrastructure and government buildings including schools, roads and culverts, hospitals and railway properties have witnessed a sharp decline in the past couple of years in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.

Home Ministry cautions states of possible Naxal backlash

The top leadership of the Naxals have directed the cadres to carry out attacks on security forces as a retaliatory action against the arrest of DU professor GN Saibaba, the Home Ministry has said.

Maoist attack: Seven policemen killed in Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli

At least seven policemen were killed in a Naxal attack here on Sunday morning after the Maoists trigger a landmine blast.

7 ultras arrested in Jharkhand; encounter with PLFI

Seven ultras of the People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were today arrested while the police exchanged gunfire with the ultras in separate incidents in Gumla and Khunti districts.

Maoist slipping into West Bengal after committing crime: Soren

A day after Maoists struck the state killing eight polling and police officials, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday said the ultras were taking advantage of the interstate border with West Bengal and slipping in to the neighbouring state after the attacks.

Ambulance services curtailed post Naxal attack in Bastar

The recent Naxal attack on an ambulance carrying CRPF personnel has affected the emergency van services in insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.

Attacks show Naxals are frustrated by polling in Bastar: Raman Singh

Condemning the two attacks by Maoists in which 14 persons including CRPF jawans and polling officials were killed this morning, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said here the ultras were frustrated by the large voter turnout in Bastar region two days ago.

Naxal attack an "act of terror": Home Ministry

Government on Saturday termed the killing of poll and security personnel by Naxals in Chhattisgarh as an "act of terror" and attempt to disrupt the democratic process.

CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh took ambulance in violation of rules

A "shortcut" decision to board an ambulance by the leader of a CRPF party in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal hotbed of `Darbha valley` today led to the killing of five of its personnel and the civilian driver.

Congress leaders injured in Jeeram valley Naxal attack join BJP

Congress leaders who were injured in a deadly Naxal attack in Jeeram Ghati of Chhattisgarh last year on Saturday joined BJP alleging "neglect" by their parent party.

Congress observes bandh in Chhattisgarh to condemn Naxal attack

The state-wide bandh called by main opposition Congress in protest against the Naxal attack in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh on Friday received good response, the party claimed.

After Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, Maoists abduct seven labourers in Bihar

Two days after the deadly Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, a group of armed rebels of the outfit on Friday abducted seven labourers in the Jamui district of Bihar, cops said.

SOP violation allowed if anti-Naxal ops demand: CRPF DG

The CRPF top boss Thursday said he has asked his troops deployed in anti-Naxal operations to even go to the extent of "violating" the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) if such a diversion in rules is required for operational efficiency and safety of the men.

Naxals ambush came after major operation by security forces

Naxal attack in Sukma appeared to have caught security forces by surprise as it came just a day after expiry of a deadline following anti-Maoist operation which ended on March 10 in Chhattisgarh.

Several alerts on Naxal movement preceded Sukma ambush: Sources

Preliminary probe into yesterday`s Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma district has indicated involvement of its Darbha unit leader Surendra, sources in Chhattisgarh Police said tonight.

Naxal attack: Congress gives call for Chhattisgarh bandh

The Opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has called for a state bandh on March 14 in view of the Naxal attack in Sukma district.

We stand shoulder to shoulder with people of Chhattisgarh: Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to twitter to condemn the Maoist attack on security forces in Chhattisgarh, which has left 16 people dead including one civilian.

Alert in MP districts after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday sounded an alert in Naxal-affected districts of Balaghat and Singrauli in the aftermath of a deadly Maoist attack in neighbouring Chhattisgarh.