Naxal Attack

  • Two policemen injured in Naxal attack May 31, 2014

    Two policemen were injured in an encounter with Naxals in a dense forest in insurgency-hit Narayanpur district of Chhattisagrh today, police said. The gun-battle took place late this evening when a joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and district force was patrolling in the forests of restive Orchha police...
  • Gadchiroli: Landmine blast triggered by Naxals kill seven policemen May 11, 2014

    A landmine blast triggered by Naxalites killed seven police personnel in Maharashtra;s Gadchiroli on Sunday. ...
  • Gadchiroli: 7 security personnel killed in landmine blast triggered by Naxals May 11, 2014

    Gadchiroli: Seven anti-Naxal commandos died and two others got injured in a landmine blast triggered by the Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli on Sunday morning. The incident occurred at 9:40 am when the policemen were moving for an operational task in the forest between Pavimuranda and Murmuri villages in Chamorshi taluka...
  • Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' on May 25 to pay homage to the victims of Jiram valley Naxal attack May 8, 2014

    The main opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has decided to observe 'martyrdom day' on May 25 to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of Jiram valley Naxal attack. "The death anniversary of senior party leaders - Mahendra Karma, Nandkumar Patel, Uday Mudliyar and others - who were martyred...
  • Naxals blow up Railway track in Bokaro district April 17, 2014

    Bokaro: Naxals on Thursday blew up a stretch of railway track in Bokaro district, disrupting train services. A report from Giridih in Jharkhand said the Maoists exploded ten bombs at separate places in Giridih Lok Sabha constituency where polling is on. "Seven bombs were exploded serially near Bistuur under Pirtand police...
  • Chhattisgarh government team visits Bastar, Bijapur after Naxal attacks April 14, 2014

    A team of senior state officials on Sunday visited Bastar and Bijapur districts of the Maoist-hit south Chhattisgarh, where Naxals had carried two deadly attacks on polling personnel and security forces on Saturday, which left 14 persons dead. Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand, Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Kujur, Additional Chief Secretary, Home...
  • Naxal attack an 'act of terror': Government April 12, 2014

    New Delhi Government on Saturday termed the killing of poll and security personnel by Naxals in Chhattisgarh as an "act of terror" and attempt to disrupt the democratic process. "The CPI(Maoists) have killed poor teachers and other civilians who were part of the democratic process of India. This shows that the...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals strike again, twin attack claims 12 lives April 12, 2014

    Bijapur: As many as 12 people including eight civilians have reportedly lost their lives in twin Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. Naxals ambushed a bus carrying a team of poll officials in Bijapur. There were 12 occupants in the vehicle, amongst whom six were killed in the attack. The officials...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack April 10, 2014

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bomb blast in in Jamui parliamentary constituency in Bihar at around 5:30 am, one and a half hour before the start of polling in the area. The incident took place when CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps and were on their way to...
  • 3 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Sukma April 9, 2014

    Sukma: Three personnel of Cobra force of Central Reserved Police Force were killed in an encounter with Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday. In the first incident that occurred in Sukma district, Naxals opened heavy fire on a patrol of the specialised anti-Naxal operations force CoBRA that was coming...
  • Injured jawan shown on TV is alive, says CRPF chief April 8, 2014

    A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Tuesday said. He said the CRPF personnel being shown on TV is not Deputy Commandant...
  • Congress leaders injured in Jeeram valley Naxal attack join BJP March 29, 2014

    Congress leaders who were injured in a deadly Naxal attack in Jeeram Ghati of Chhattisgarh last year on March 29  joined BJP alleging "neglect" by their parent party. Congress leader Motiram Sahu, party secretary Ajay Shukla, along with party workers, joined BJP at a function in Raipur. Sahu and Shukla were...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, 3 policemen injured in landmine blast March 25, 2014

    Khunti: In yet another Naxal attack in the run up to polls, three policemen have been injured in Jharkhand in a landmine blast on Tuesday morning. Three police personnel including a station in-charge were injured in the Naxal attack that took place in Khunti. This is the second Naxal strike in...
  • Congress observes bandh to condemn Naxal attack March 15, 2014

    The state-wide bandh called by main opposition Congress in protest against the Naxal attack in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh today received good response, the party claimed. Sixteen people, including 15 security personnel, were killed in the Naxal attack on Tuesday. The main markets here remained closed today. The State Chamber of Commerce...
  • Sukma Naxal attack: Full might of Indian state must confront Maoists, says Arun Jaitley March 14, 2014

    In the backdrop of the killing of 15 security personnel and a civilian in a Naxal attack in Sukma district of BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh, senior party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday demanded that the "full might" of Indian state must be put in force to confront Maoists. The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Jaitley said heavily-armed...
  • Congress slams BJP's 'insensivity' of transporting bodies of 15 jawans by train March 14, 2014

    Chhattisgarh's main opposition Congress today accused the BJP government in the state of insensitivity while arranging the transportation of the bodies of the 15 security personnel who died in an attack by the Naxals in Sukma district two days ago. State Congress spokesperson Sushil Anand Shukla said here that the bodies...
  • No official intimation of death in Naxal attack: Martyrs' family March 13, 2014

    Meerut: The bodies of three CRPF personnel who were killed in Naxal attack in Sukma reached Delhi late on Wednesday evening and will be sent to their hometowns on Thursday. State funerals will be held for all the security personnel who lost their lives in the attack. Meanwhile, the family...
  • Jharkhand: Two security personnel injured in encounter with Naxals March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: One CRPF personnel and a police official were injured in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in the Latehar district of Jharkhand on Thursday noon. The encounter is still underway. According to Home Ministry sources, a top leader of the Naxals may be hiding in the area. The encounter comes...
  • Several alerts on Naxal movement preceded Sukma ambush: Sources March 13, 2014

    Preliminary probe into Tuesday's Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district has indicated involvement of its Darbha unit leader Surendra, sources in Chhattisgarh Police said on Wednesday. In a brazen daytime attack, 16 people including 11 CRPF personnel, four state police and one civilian were gunned down by Naxals in Jeerum Nallah...
  • CRPF had intel inputs about Maoist threat in Sukma: Sources March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed by over 200 armed Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, sources say that the CRPF was aware of Maoist threat in the region. "Specific intelligence was given to the concerned CRPF and state police officers about the movement...
  • MP government to give Rs 10 lakh to kin of jawans killed in Naxal attack March 12, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the kin of the three jawans from the state who were killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. The government directed the collectors of Satna, Morena and Anuppur districts to perform the last rites of the martyred jawans...
  • We will avenge Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh: Sushil Kumar Shinde March 12, 2014

    Raipur: Condemning the deadly Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh a day ago, Home Minister Sushil Kumar on Wednesday said India will avenge it. "Hum iska badla lenge (We will take revenge)," Shinde told reporters at a press meet. The government has also decided to hand over the probe to the...
  • Watch: Chhattisgarh CM, HM pays tribute to Naxal attack martyrs March 12, 2014

    A day after the Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh killed 15 security personnel and 1 civilian, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar paid tribute to the martyrs. The Centre has also sent additional forces into the Naxal areas launching a massive combing operation. ...
  • Chhattishargh Naxal attack: The CRPF personnel who lost their lives March 12, 2014

    Raipur: The fifteen security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack that took place on Tuesday have been laid to rest. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists had opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 15 personnel and 1 civilian. There were 44 personnel from...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: CM, HM to visit site; combing operation launched March 12, 2014

    Raipur: A day after the Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh killed 15 security personnel and 1 civilian, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will be visiting Jagdalpur on Wednesday. The Centre has also sent additional forces into the Naxal areas launching a massive combing operation. Earlier in...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi condemns Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, calls it a 'senseless act of violence' March 11, 2014

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as a "senseless act of violence" the Maoist attack on security personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Condemning the ambush, Gandhi offered his condolences to the families of the security men who lost their lives and said his thoughts and prayers were with them...
  • Local police, CRPF's blatant violation of procedures led to the Naxal attack: Officials March 11, 2014

    The 48-member joint team of CRPF and local police in Chhattisgarh, which was ambushed by Naxals on Tuesday, had blatantly violated laid down Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) that led to the daring daytime attack. The team, mandated to guard the workers engaged in construction of a road in Sukma district, used to visit the site...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed March 11, 2014

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • Chhattisgarh heads for Lok Sabha polls amidst repeated Naxal strikes March 11, 2014

    Raipur: The Naxal strike again in Chhattisgarh just a month ahead of the general elections clearly indicates that the election season would not be an easy ride for security personnel in the state. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 16...