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Naxals beat up two forest guards in Gadchiroli, set files on fire

June 11, 2020 2:30 am

A group of about 15-20 Naxals entered the forest office around 12.30-1 am and tied a cloth around the eyes of the two forest guards who were sleeping there.

Maharashtra plans tough security law to deal with Naxals

January 03, 2020 7:54 am

Under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act (CSPSA), 2005, “unlawful activities” include posing a danger to peace in society, posing or tending to pose an obstacle to maintenance of public order and encouraging the disobedience of law among others.

Maharashtra: Naxals attack surrendered cadres in Gadchiroli, one killed

September 11, 2019 5:22 pm

The incident occurred near the Gilanguda village in the afternoon, the Gadchiroli Police said in a statement.

Chhattisgarh: Seven Maoists killed in new Naxal zone

August 04, 2019 6:56 am

With 16 alleged Maoists killed in the past week, including seven in an encounter in Bastar district last Saturday, the state police has ramped up operations in the monsoon, usually considered difficult because of the terrain.

Maharashtra: Naxals, police exchange fire in Gadchiroli

July 12, 2019 2:03 pm

A group of Naxals came to rest on a hill near Kudum village. An encounter ensued around 8.30 am. Unable to cope with our firepower, they fled,” said Ravindra Kadam, in-charge Inspector General of Police (Anti-Naxal Operation).

Naxals call Gadchiroli bandh over killing of senior leader

May 17, 2019 2:23 am

Naxals have alleged the encounter was fake and the two were killed by the police in cold blood while they were walking between Poyorkoti and Gundurwahi villages in Bhamragad tehsil.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two on suspicion of being police informers

May 02, 2019 6:24 pm

The incident took place in Karigundam village under Kistaram police station area on Wednesday, a local police official said.

Chhattisgarh: a new land-mine conflict brews in forest belt

April 14, 2019 7:03 am

Villagers say they may consider boycotting the Lok Sabha election if they are not given assurances soon. Voting for the Surguja seat, which has been represented by the BJP continuously since 2004, is scheduled for April 23.

Chhattisgarh Maoist encounter: Four BSF jawans killed in Kanker district

April 05, 2019 4:00 am

Chhattisgarh Maoist encounter: Preliminary investigations suggest the Maoists had planned an ambush, say sources .

In first operation after polls, 10 Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh

February 08, 2019 5:27 am

This is the first big encounter under the Congress government that took over in December. Data from 2016 to 2018, released by the Anti-Naxal Operations wing, show a dip in encounters from 2017 to 2018.


Rajnath Singh: How can Naxals be called Gandhians with Guns?

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

At the Ramnath Goenka Awards 2019, Home Minister Rajnath Singh questioned the how Naxalites were being called Gandhians with guns. He asked if our security forces had no human rights.

News in Numbers: Potholes claim more lives than terror attacks

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers In 2017, potholes claimed more lives than terror and naxal attacks. See more:

Eight Naxals neutralised in encounter in Telangana

March 01, 2016 11:12 am

Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Mar 01 (ANI): The Greyhounds Division of the Telangana Police neutralised eight Naxals in an encounter on Tuesdayon the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. Telangana Maoist party secretary Hari Bhushan and Divisional Commander Lachhanna were among those eliminated. An AK 47, two SLR and three 303 rifles were recovered from Putapadu near Cherla. The body of Naxals has been shifted to Bhadrachalam.

23 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

February 28, 2016 4:04 pm

Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Feb 28 (ANI): Twenty-three Naxals, including two women, on Sunday surrendered in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh citing “ill-treatment” by senior cadres. The Maoists, who surrendered before senior police officials, said they were “frustrated” by the ill-treatment meted out to them. Bastar Collector Amit Kataria said that an encouragement amount of Rs 10,000 would be given to each of them, besides facilities under the surrender and rehabilitation policy.

Jharkhand: 4 Naxals killed, two CRPF jawans injured

February 19, 2016 5:51 am

Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANI): At least four Naxals were killed and two CRPF jawans were injured in an encounter in Taimara Ghati on the NH-33 in Ranchi on Friday morning. The injured jawans have been taken to a nearby hospital. The operation began on specific inputs around 9pm on Thursday night and ended on Friday morning.