Troopers came under heavy fire: CRPF DG

CRPF on Tuesday said its personnel who were ambushed in an early morning Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh came under heavy fire when they were moving for a road sanitisation task in Sukma district.

Five CRPF men killed in Dantewada landmine blast

Five CRPF personnel were killed
and three injured on Tuesday when a commander`s escort vehicle was
blown up in a landmine blast by Naxals in Dantewada district
of Chhattisgarh.

Rs 9 lakh for troopers disabled fighting Maoists

Defence and paramilitary personnel who suffer 100 percent disability while fighting Maoists will get a one-time compensation of Rs 9 lakh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday.

Troopers scared to enter Naxal-ruled forest

Hundreds of para-military men and state police personnel assigned to track down the Naxals rebels are scared to enter the jungles of Chhattisgarh Wednesday fearing a repeat of the `bloody Tuesday` incident.