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Centre-State synergy imperative to wipe out Naxal menace from country: Amit Shah

Addressing the review meeting on Left Wing Extremism (LWE) at New Delhi on Monday, Shah elaborated the multidimensional strategy followed by the centre in this regard which includes use of advanced technology, sharing intelligence, raising of 66 Indian Reserve Battalions (IRBs) by the centre etc.

Aug 27, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh

Officials said that constable Tejvir Singh (32) of the 217th battalion of the force allegedly shot himself with his official INSA rifle at the Central Reserve Police Force camp in Konta area.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Naxal situation "best" in 15-16 years: Rajnath

Rajnath Singh also said the Centre was prepared to hold talks with the Naxal outfits if they abjured violence and laid down their arms.

Apr 02, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Sukma women march against Reds, call them 'murderers of tribals'

In a first, hundreds of women, including victims of naxal violence, have snubbed the naxals publicly and taken out a rally opposing their 'Martyrs Week' in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Aug 02, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Over 15,000 killed in Naxal violence since 1980: MHA

Over 15,000 people, including more than 3,000 security personnel, have been killed in Naxal violence in the last 35 years, an RTI query has revealed.

Jun 14, 2015, 15:43 PM IST

Naxal violence has come down in last decade: Rajnath Singh

Stating that there has been a 20-25 per cent drop in Naxal violence in the rebel-affected areas in last 10 to 12 years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said though the government wants to resolve the vexed issue by giving a thrust to development, the ultras pose a hindrance in the process.

May 15, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Naxal violence close to its end in Chhattisgarh due to sacrifices of security forces: Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Thursday that due to the efforts of security forces, Naxal violence was close to its end in the state.

Feb 19, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Centre to fund special force to tackle Naxal problem: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spelled out the anti-Maoist policy of the Narendra Modi government, saying there will be no talks with the left-wing ultras.

Jun 27, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Campaigning for second phase of polling in Chhattisgarh ends

Campaigning for the second phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, to be held on November 19, came to an end on Sunday evening.

Nov 17, 2013, 21:18 PM IST

Chhattisgarh polls: CRPF man injured in Naxal attack

A CRPF man was injured in an encounter with Naxals in Maoist-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, police said.

Nov 13, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Cop injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Over ten bombs were recovered and a policeman was injured in a bomb attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh where voting for first phase of Assembly polls in 18 constituencies is underway Monday.

Nov 11, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Over 67 percent polling in Naxal-hit areas of Chhattisgarh

Defying a boycott call of Maoists, overall 67% voters cast their votes in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections on Monday.

Nov 11, 2013, 08:34 AM IST

Naxal violence impedes rural electrification: Govt

Maoist violence in some districts of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar has impeded the progress of rural electrification, government admitted in the Lok Sabha Thursday.

Aug 08, 2013, 14:43 PM IST

‘Over 1,100 killed in Naxal violence in 6 years’

The Chhattisgarh govt Tuesday said that over 1,100 people have lost their lives in Naxal violence in the state in the past six years.

Jul 16, 2013, 21:51 PM IST

Naxal violence declined by 57 per cent in AP, says DGP

Sustained intelligence based anti-extremist operations led to decline in Naxal violence to the tune of 57 per cent in Andhra Pradesh.

Jul 02, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Security lapses led to Naxal attack against Congress leaders: Raman Singh

Ruling out the role of the Army in fighting Naxal violence in the state Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh admitted "security lapses" that led to the killing of key Congress leaders last weekend.

May 27, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

‘Naxal violence killed 170 people in last 6 months’

A total of 170 people have been killed in incidents of Naxal violence in the last six months, the government said on Tuesday.

Feb 26, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Centre issues advisory to Naxal violence hit states

The Union Home Ministry has issued advisory to all Naxal violence affected states to beef up security prepardeness and response in view of anticipated escalation in Maoist activities in the coming summer months.

Jan 14, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

Number of casualties in Naxal violence sees decline

The number of casualties in Naxal violence has shown a decline in the past one year compared to 2010 and 2011.

Dec 16, 2012, 15:00 PM IST

`Centre keen to improve road link to tribal regions`

The Centre was keen to improve road connectivity to tribal and remote regions to ensure their development, Union Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo said on Friday.

Oct 26, 2012, 21:20 PM IST