Left-wing extremism

Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar; shoot-at-sight orders issued to security forces

The Chhattisgarh Police informed the central government that a small UAV object, possibly a drone, was seen flying over CRPF camps in Bastar. 

Nov 18, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh's 'Mission Sukma': Air support, hit naxal leaders, development

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday outlined 'Mission Sukma', which suggests use of air power, targeting naxal leadership, continuous development works among others, to eradicate the left-wing extremism from the worst affected district of the state.

May 08, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Reshuffle in key posts in Ministry of Home Affairs

There are around 22 Joint Secretaries in the Home Ministry in addition to five Additional Secretaries and three Secretary -level officers. 

Feb 02, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Maoist threat to Giriraj Singh, Mukul Roy; MHA warns West Bengal govt

Giriraj Singh and Mukul Roy may be under the radar of CPI(Maoists).

Oct 29, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

NCC to raise new units: Manohar Parrikar

National Cadet Corps (NCC) is in the process of raising new units in the coastal areas in the west along with in areas affected by left-wing extremism and insurgency besides those bordering Pakistan and China, the government said on Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Eight Maoists held in Muzaffarpur district, Bihar

The security forces on Monday arrested eight Maoists following an encounter with them in Bihar's naxal-infested Muzaffarpur district, a police officer said.

Apr 20, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Left-wing extremism in 5 Odisha districts remains sensitive: Naveen

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday described the law and order situation in the state last year as peaceful even as he raised concern over Left-wing extremism which he said was still a "sensitive" issue in five districts.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

Left-wing extremism situation in 5 Odisha districts remains sensitive: Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday described the law and order situation in the state last year as peaceful even as he raised concern over Left-wing extremism which he said was still a "sensitive" issue in five districts.

Mar 27, 2015, 17:38 PM IST

Anti-Naxal ops: Govt hires two private choppers for military sorties

The government has hired two helicopters from a private firm to provide air support to security forces deployed in the jungles of Chhattisgarh and its border areas which are hotbeds of Maoist activities.

Mar 01, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Naxals 'form' new unit to perpetrate acts in Telangana

In some alarming news for security agencies tackling Left-wing extremism, forces operating in the anti-Maoist operations grid have detected that the red ultras have recently formed a new unit to perpetrate their violent acts in the new state of Telangana.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

PM Modi calls for strategies to halt left-wing extremism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday called for the development of strategies to "stop the spread of left-wing extremism" in the country.

Jan 21, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Terrorism threatening to disrupt development, progress: Rijiju

Challenges like terrorism, insurgency and left-wing extremism persistently threaten to disrupt the development and progress of the nation, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said.

Dec 20, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

Prez underlines need to develop capabilities to deal cyber crimes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India has to develop capabilities to combat cyber crimes.

Dec 01, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

Jharkhand looks forward to Finance Commission largesse

Jharkhand has urged the 14th Finance Commission to assist the state in wiggling out from its underdevelopment with adequate allocations, considering problems of unemployment and Left-wing extremism.

Jan 10, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

IAP failed in its basic aim in Left-wing extremism districts: CAG

The Integrated Act Plan (IAP) has failed in its basic aim of filling the critical gap in development of Left-wing extremism affected districts, the CAG has said.

Dec 16, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

`Govt responsible for rise in Left-wing extremism`

Communist Party of India leader D Raja said the Congress-led UPA Government has failed to address the concerns of the tribal people.

Sep 08, 2012, 13:20 PM IST

`Left-wing extremism steadily increasing in K`taka`

Left-wing extremism (LSE) is steadily increasing in five districts of Karnataka, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Monday said.

Apr 16, 2012, 14:47 PM IST

CRPF focuses on training to win over Naxals

The three-week jungle and survival course is compulsory for all new recruits.

Jan 23, 2011, 10:59 AM IST

Naxalism biggest threat to peace and security: Pranab

Calling naxalism the "biggest
threat" to peace and security in the country, Finance Minister
Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said he is concerned about it`s spread
to economically backward areas and asked the CRPF to handle
the situation with sensitivity.

Dec 28, 2010, 18:49 PM IST