Sukma

17 STF, DRG, COBRA soldiers martyred in naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

17 soldiers of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force (STF) and CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) were martyred on Saturday (March 22, 2020) in a battle with the Naxals in Chattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Mar 22, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

11 security personnel injured in encounter with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Sukma district

Personnel of the police's District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force and CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) had launched the operation from Chintagufa, Burkapal and Timelwada camps based on information about the presence of ultras near Elmagunda, said, senior police official.

Mar 21, 2020, 21:35 PM IST

Naxal gunned down in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

The gunfight took place between Naxals and a team of the District Reserve Guard at 4:30 pm in the jungles under Polampalli police station limits.

Feb 15, 2020, 19:47 PM IST

CRPF jawans form human chain to assist people in flood-hit Chhattisgarh's Sukma

A team of the second battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans on Thursday formed a human chain to help people navigate across a bridge, which got flooded due to overflowing of Malger river in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Aug 16, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

When a policeman came face-to-face with Naxal sister during encounter in Sukma

It was a rare sight when a policeman in Chhattisgarh came face to face with his sister, who is a Naxal, during an encounter. The incident occurred in Sukma area of Chhattisgarh the police were engaged in a fierce gunbattle with group of Naxals.

Aug 13, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Books triumph bullets: School reopens after 13 years in Naxal-hit Sukma's Bheji

Laughter and lessons made a triumphant comeback in an area where bullets once reigned supreme.

Jul 23, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

Two District Reserve Guard injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Both the security personnel are in a conscious state.

May 21, 2019, 09:57 AM IST

Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

The encounter took place around 6 AM in a forest in the Chintalnar police station area.

Mar 26, 2019, 09:21 AM IST

Breaking News: 4 Naxals gunned down by security forces in Sukma

Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

Mar 26, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

'Confusing' security forces with dummies: Naxals' new strategy in Chhattisgarh

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was also detected near one of the dummies, in a bid to target security personnel.

Nov 30, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

IED blast in Sukma in Chhattisgarh, 3 security men injured

An improvised explosive device (IED) blast occured in Sukma on Sunday. Three personnel of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) have been injured. One of those injured is serious. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for first aid.

Nov 18, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

14 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces near Sukma in Chhattisgarh

Sixteen weapons have been recovered from the Naxals.

Aug 06, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

5 Naxals arrested from Sukma in connection with Kistaram blast in which 9 CRPF men were killed

The arrests were made following a joint operation by the local police, CRPF and CoBRA commando. 

Jun 07, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Dreaded Naxal gunned down by police during encounter in Chhattisgarh

The killed Naxal was identified as Soyam Kama, the Konta area committee member of Maoists.

May 03, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Four policemen injured in IED blast triggered by Naxals

The IED blast was triggered in a forest near Sirsetti village, under the Fulbagdi police station limits, in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Mar 24, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Sukma attack: Union minister Ahir denies intelligence failure

Hansraj Ahir has also said that the government wanted to arm the security forces with the latest equipment.

Mar 14, 2018, 13:32 PM IST

Sukma attack: CRPF braveheart who cheated death laments shoddy equipment, vows to take revenge

Two of the eleven CRPF personnel in a mine-protected vehicle managed to survive. While both are said to be out of danger and are receiving proper medical attention, one of them - Madan - has highlighted the ineffectiveness of their special vehicles.

Mar 14, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma, calls internal security policies 'flawed'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:25 PM IST

Nine CRPF jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; Rajnath calls it 'deeply distressing'

Nine CRPF personnel were killed after suspected Naxals blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

Mar 13, 2018, 16:01 PM IST

9 CRPF soldiers killed, 6 injured in blast by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Out of the six injured, four are in a critical condition.

Mar 13, 2018, 14:12 PM IST