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Jul 07, 2011 at 02:11pm IST

Read: Supreme Court judgment on Salwa Judum

In a judgment that could change the face of anti-Naxal operations, the Supreme Court has held that arming civilians to take on Naxals is unconstitutional. The judgment could be a serious setback for the Chhattisagrah government and is a shot in the arm for rights activists. Full text of the Supreme Court's verdict:

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