India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Maharashtra government's Naxal surrender policy has yielded positive results with 502 Maoists giving up arms in the last 10 years and have been rehabilitated.
Bihar | Edited by Varun Sharma | Saturday October 3, 2015
In his first rally in Bihar since elections were announced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for development today, pointing to how neighbour Jharkhand, ruled by the BJP, had jumped many places to now be ranked number 3 among Indian states in a World Bank survey.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Naxal violence in the country has come down by 35 per cent due to efforts of security forces, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
The uniforms and weapons of Maoists attract the tribal youths more to join the outlawed movement, rather than their ideology about the fight for land, a study on Naxalism has revealed.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday September 11, 2015
Villagers in the Maoist affected areas of Chhatishgarh's Bijapur say they are caught in the crossfire, both literally and figuratively, between the security forces and the Maoists.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Chhattisgarh, after a period of brief lull, is once again witnessing an upsurge in Maoist-organised 'Jan Adalat' (people's court or Kangaroo court) where people suspected to be loyal to the state are punished in full public view.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday August 23, 2015
Picked up from a village fair in January 2008, she was then only 17 years old. What followed for a seemingly endless nightmare where she was allegedly chained, beaten, raped and tortured in police custody.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2015
A Special Task Force (STF) official was killed and a jawan injured when Naxals ambushed a team of security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar district today, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in a gun-fight with Naxals today in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Seventeen Naxals, many of them hard core, surrendered before police in the last one month in Maharashtra's Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district, a senior police official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
The killing of four policemen in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district is an "act of cowardice" and shows the frustration of Naxals over the action being taken by the administration against them, Chief Minister Raman Singh said in New Delhi today.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Twelve suspected Naxals were killed in an encounter with the police in Bihar's Palamu district in the early hours today.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday May 25, 2015
32 trucks on the busy Grand Trunk Road in Bihar's Gaya district have been set on fire, reportedly by Naxals following a two-day bandh call in the region.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday May 18, 2015
Documents recovered from top Naxal operatives arrested recently in Bihar's Gaya region suggest attempts to manufacture sophisticated equipment, including a "microlight helicopter" using motorcycle engines, say sources in the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
A woman Maoist was killed and another injured in an encounter while eight others were arrested by the security forces in Bihar's Gaya district, a senior Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official said today.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Sunday May 17, 2015
Two policemen and two Naxals were in killed in an encounter in a densely forested area in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district this morning.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Monday May 11, 2015
The 21-hour hostage crisis in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district finally ended on Saturday night with more than 250 villagers abducted by Naxals returning home to their village Marenga. While the family members of the released villagers took a brief sigh of relief, the same could not be said for the Nag family.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Saturday May 9, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the Naxal-affected Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region today.
Blog | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday April 14, 2015
It took the Chhattisgarh government nearly 24 hours to recover the bodies of seven jawans who were killed by Naxals on Saturday in a tiny village in the Sukma district.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Five security personnel have died and seven others are injured after Naxals triggered a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Naxals attacked a BSF team killing a jawan in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, striking for the third time since Saturday.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday April 12, 2015
18 trucks carrying iron ore from a mine in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district were set on fire allegedly by Naxals this morning. No casualties have been reported.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das; edited by Mala Das | Sunday April 12, 2015
Over 24 hours after seven policemen of the Special Task Force (STF) in Chhattisgarh were killed in an ambush by over 200 Naxals in the Sukma area, security forces today retrieved their bodies. 11 jawans were also injured in the nearly two-hour-long gunbattle on Saturday.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 11, 2015
Seven jawans of the special task force of Chhattisgarh Police were killed and 12 injured in an encounter with Naxals in Pedmal forest in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today.