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Three naxals held during combing operations in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 17:05

Three naxals were arrested in the insurgency-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh today as part of intensified combing operation by police in the wake of ongoing "Naxal week", a senior official said.

Strength of the Maoist groups is around 8,500: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:11

Government Wednesday said the cadre strength of the Maoist organisations is around 8,500 and they have forged tactical understanding with some insurgent groups in the Northeast for procuring arms and ammunition.

Anti-Naxal operations: Govt deploys 1,000 more BSF personnel in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:05

The government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Naxal operations in the state.

Wanted Maoist leader Dinesh Pandit arrested in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:48

A wanted Maoist `Area Commander` was arrested in a joint operation of Bihar Police and CRPF from Bajaria in East Champaran district on Tuesday.

Search on for naxals in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 19:35

The Special Task Force (STF) personnel along with police are today carrying out search operations in the jungles of Pandalur in the hilly Nilgiris District following intelligence about possible presence of the ultras.

Maoists Martyrs` Week in Odisha hits bus service

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:28

Buses and trucks stayed off the roads in parts of Odisha as Maoists Monday observed the beginning of Martyrs` Week in memory of rebel leaders killed by security forces, police said.

Three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:20

Three Naxals were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said on Sunday.

Eight Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:37

Eight wanted Naxals, three of them carrying rewards on their heads, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Bastar region Thursday, police said.

BJP seeks probe into Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:41

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded a central probe into the circumstances that led to last week`s arrest of Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, who carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.

`Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda`s arrest a drama`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:43

The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has said the July 18 arrest of top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda in Odisha was "a state-sponsored drama".

Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:42

In a pre-dawn operation, security forces on Wednesday killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state.

Incessant rains hamper anti-Maoist operations in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:02

Incessant rains have hit anti-Maoist operations in Koraput, Rayagada and Malkangiri districts of Odisha, with security personnel finding it difficult to move in the forests with overflowing rivers, inundated tracks and thick undergrowth.