CRPF launches massive anti-Naxal operation involving 40 thousand security personnel

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has launched a massive anti-Naxal operations in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, reports said on Friday.

Armed forces to hold recruitment camps in Naxal zones

In a bid to prevent Naxalites from recruiting youth in their cadre, the armed forces would organize special recruitment camps in remote Maoist-hit areas, Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh Thursday said.

Centre to follow C`garh model of `Porta Cabins`

Impressed by the Chhattisgarh government`s use of `Porta Cabins` (pre-fabricated structures) for school infrastructure in naxal infested areas, the Centre has decided to follow the model in other states as well, an official said.

Security forces to deploy UAVs in Naxal zones

Security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations in various states, including Chhattisgarh, have decided to get different variants of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) ranging from small drones to long-range surveillance ones.

Chattisgarh govt to use IAF UAVs in naxal zones

The Chhattisgarh government is planning to use UAVs of the IAF to conduct reconnaissance of naxal-hit areas even as security forces are mulling entering the Maoist stronghold of
Abujhmad -- an unexplored jungle area in Bastar.