Maoist Attack

  • Maoists blow up 2 mobile towers in Gaya ahead of Narendra Modi's visit 27-03-2014 09:32 AM

    Gaya: Hours ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's visit to Gaya in Bihar, Maoists blew up two mobile tower in the district. Modi is scheduled to address a rally in Gaya on Thursday. CNN-IBN has also learned that a bomb was found on a railway track...
  • Naxal attack: Union Home Secretary calls emergency meet 11-03-2014 06:17 PM

    In wake of the killing of 20 security personnel in a Naxal attack in Chhattigarh's Sukma, the Union Home Secretary has called an emergency meet on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Security up in the state after Maoist attack warnings 24-12-2013 07:51 PM

    Security has been tightened in prisons and police stations in Bihar following intelligence reports that Maoists could target them, police said on Tuesday. "After intelligence agencies alerted us that Maoists are likely to attack these places in their strongholds, their security has been tightened," Additional Director General of Police Ravinder...
  • Bihar Houses mourn Nelson Mandela's death 06-12-2013 03:02 PM

    The two Houses of Bihar Legislature on Friday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela besides people and policemen killed in Maoist attacks in the state. As the six-day winter session of the Assembly began, Speaker Udai Narayan Chaudhary read out the name of Nelson Mandela, a Bharat Ratna awardee. The...
  • BJP shed 'crocodile tears' over Maoist attack: Sonia Gandhi 07-11-2013 05:19 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday recalled the Maoist attack on its frontline leaders in Chhattisgarh, and accused the BJP government in the state of shedding "crocodile tears" over the incident. Addressing a crowd of around 20,000 people in Kondagaon, Sonia Gandhi reminded them of the May 25 incident when...
  • BJP postpones 'jail bharo' agitation again 23-06-2013 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday once again postponed its planned 'jail bharo' agitation in view of the massive floods in Uttarakhand. This is the second time the party postponed the agitation against the "scams, corruption, price-rise and misuse of constitutional institutions" by the United Progressive Alliance...
  • News 360: 3 dead in Naxal attack on Patna-bound train 13-06-2013 09:32 PM

    At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • BJP asks Ajit Jogi to depose before judicial panel 01-06-2013 05:11 AM

    New Delhi: Saying that there were "conspiracy theories from the Congress household" doing rounds regarding the last week's Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, the BJP on Friday demanded that former chief minister Ajit Jogi testify before the panel probing the incident. "The Congress rumour mills are active... Conspiracy theories are coming...
  • Jharkhand: Politicians, VIPs to get special protection cell 29-05-2013 09:56 PM

    Ranchi: Jharkhand has decided to give special commando training to over 3000 police personnel to protect politicians and VIPs during their visits to Maoist-affected areas. The proposal has been pending for some time, it has been reviewed and decided that between 3000 and 4000 personnel will be given special commando...
  • Are liberal intellectuals guilty of romanticizing Maoists? 28-05-2013 11:44 PM

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has spoken out strongly against intellectuals who "romanticise Maoists". While admitting there is need for focused development in the tribal areas, he said there is no possibility of a dialogue with Maoists as they don't believe in Indian democracy. ...
  • FTN: There should not be any dialogue with Maoists: Jairam Ramesh 28-05-2013 11:39 PM

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has spoken out strongly against intellectuals who "romanticise Maoists". While admitting there is need for focused development in the tribal areas, he said there is no possibility of a dialogue with Maoists as they don't believe in Indian democracy. ...
  • BJP slams Shinde's absence after Chhattisgarh Naxal attack 28-05-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday slammed Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for his absence from the country in the aftermath of the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said, "At a time when so much of commotion is happening, the gentleman there (Shinde) is on a private trip...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Home Ministry admits to security lapse 28-05-2013 05:04 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, MoS Home RPN Singh said the government did not want to politicise the issue and would only point fingers once the probe was over. ...
  • NIA probes role of top Naxal leader Katakam Sudarshan 28-05-2013 12:55 PM

    Raipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will do a recce of the Bastar area where the deadly Naxal attack took place on May 25, which claimed lives of senior leaders of Chhattisgarh's Congress party, including Salwa Judum founder Mahendra Karma and state party chief Nand Kumar Patel. The NIA will...
  • Jairam Ramesh hits out at intellectuals who 'romanticise Maoists' 28-05-2013 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has spoken out strongly against intellectuals who "romanticise Maoists". While admitting there is need for focused development in the tribal areas, he said there is no possibility of a dialogue with Maoists as they don't believe in Indian democracy. "You can have a...
  • Naxal attack: NIA to begin investigations 27-05-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency's (NIA) teams are expected to reach Darba Ghati on Monday to begin their probe in the deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh that killed 24 people and left 27 injured. What the NIA needs to probe now is why the Congress' rally route was changed at...
  • Govt giving top priority to find PCC chief, son: RPN Singh 26-05-2013 03:45 AM

    New Delhi: Government is giving top priority to find out chief of Chhattisgarh Congress Nand Kumar Patel and his son suspected to be kidnapped by the Maoists after an attack on a convoy of party leaders inside a dense forest in the state. "Our top priority now is to find...
  • Martyrs brought home in garbage trucks 29-06-2011 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident of disrespect to our martyrs, the bodies of three Chhattisgarh policemen were brought to Dantewada in a Municipal garbage truck. The policemen were killed in a Maoist attack and their bodies were brought to Dantewada amid shock and criticism by families and friends. Reports...
  • Maoists attack police patrol party, 3 killed 01-03-2011 09:45 AM

    Chatra: Maoists attacked a police patrol party and opened indiscriminate fire, leaving three policemen, including an officer, dead in Jharkhand's Chatra district. The Naxalite fired at the policemen when they were returning from a patrol in a jeep at Lajrai More late last night, police said on Tuesday. Two home...
  • Naxal attacks: What makes Chhattisgarh vulnerable?

    The past three months has seen repeated attacks by Naxals in the state of Chhattisgarh. And in each instance, the Central reserve Police Force has...
  • Deadly Naxal strike derails train, 80 killed 29-05-2010 12:41 AM

    Red terror raises its ugly head once again with Maoists targeting the railways and civilians. ...
  • Blast not the reason behind train derailment 29-05-2010 12:09 AM

    On the track on which the Gyaneshwari Express was on its way to Kurla, two feet of the track was missing. ...
  • Red Terror: How can India deal with Naxalism? 29-05-2010 12:05 AM

    Maoists have struck again, this time in West Bengal's Jhargram district where they derailed a train that has cost 80 lives. ...