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Thursday, May 06, 2021

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack


The recent Chhattisgarh ambush has triggered a fresh round of finger-pointing

April 21, 2021 8:30 am

Not just the politics, the geography and demography of the Naxal-affected areas, make it an even more complex challenge of internal security.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists ask govt to name interlocutors for release of abducted CoBRA constable

April 07, 2021 6:59 am

In a statement on Tuesday, Inspector General of Police of Bastar range, P Sundarraj, said the police have so far not been able to locate Manhas.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists suspected to have abducted CRPF man missing after attack

April 06, 2021 8:04 am

In the aftermath of the ambush in Teklagudam on Saturday, bodies of 22 security personnel had been recovered.

In Jammu, missing CRPF cop’s wife says he was to come home soon

April 06, 2021 3:58 am

Sitting in the family's home at Netar Kothey village in Burnai near Jammu, surrounded by relatives, Meenu Manhas made an appeal to the government to initiate steps for early return of her husband.

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: In Bijapur, a deafening silence

April 06, 2021 2:54 am

Of 22 personnel killed in the Maoist attack, CRPF lost eight men, including seven commandos of its elite CoBRA unit, and one of its Bastariya battalion personnel. The state forces lost eight District Reserve Guard (DRG) personnel and six Special Task Force (STF) personnel.

175 personnel killed in 10 years: Why Bastar still remains a Maoist bastion

April 05, 2021 8:03 am

The key concern is that security forces are still struggling in this region, known as Bastar, despite the campaign against the Left-wing extremists starting around 15 years ago.

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: How a massive security operation was planned and how it went wrong

April 05, 2021 8:01 am

It was a massive operation that included the STF, DRG and District Force of the Chhattisgarh Police, the CRPF and its elite COBRA unit, with close to a 1,000 personnel from Bijapur alone.

Before Chhattisgarh blast: Message over wireless, IEDs covered with carbon paper

March 25, 2021 7:54 am

A day earlier, more than 100 DRG personnel from five camps on the Dantewada-Naraynpur axis had embarked on an anti-Maoist operation that yielded little success.

Chhattisgarh: CoBRA commando killed, one injured in encounter

February 19, 2020 2:50 am

The two men were part of a team that was on an an area domination exercise in Palodi, sources said.

Chhattisgarh assembly elections: Why these polls are turning out to be bloodier than the last

November 11, 2018 7:10 am

The polls in Chhattisgarh are scheduled to be held in two phases, on November 12 and November 20. The security establishment fears there would be more attacks till the polls are over.


Naxals attack CRPF convoy in Chhattisgarh

March 12, 2014 11:07 am

At least 16 people including CRPF jawans and police personnel were reported to have been killed.