Members in the Lok Sabha on Friday expressed concern over the abduction of an Italian and an
Odisha MLA by Maoists and wanted the Centre to hold talks with
Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharasthra and other Naxal-hit
Four months after the decision to set up Unified Commands in four naxal-affected states, the proposal is yet to take off even though the Centre has provided a panel of retired Major Generals to head these.
In the wake of Dantewada massacre
of 76 security personnel, the Union Home Ministry tonight
decided to ask Naxal-affected states to take pro-active action
through their own forces and promised them all help in the
Ahead of Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram`s meeting with chief ministers of four Naxal-affected states next week, top bureaucrats of these states on Friday held a strategy session here on the roadmap for dealing with the menace.
In the backdrop of a multi-state
coordinated offensive against Naxalites, which has already
commenced in certain places, Home Ministry on Tuesday convened a
meeting of chief secretaries and police chiefs of nine states.