Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack

  • 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...
  • Chhattisgarh: Rahul flays Raman Singh for killing of Congress leaders November 8, 2013

    Rajnandgaon: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh over the killings of party's top leaders in a Naxal attack in May, 2013. He said that nobody could have stopped slain state Congress president Nand Kumar Patel from becoming the next chief...
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  • Bihar: CRPF brushes with death to fight Naxalism every day July 3, 2013

    Gaya: CRPF's elite Cobra battalion personnel brush with death, risking their lives and conducting combing operations in Naxal territory to fight Naxalism every day. CNN-IBN travelled with the CRPF's elite Cobra battalion to get a first hand account of what it is like for them to go into Naxal territory...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Odisha Police arrest two June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Odisha Police has claimed to have made crucial arrests in the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack of May that left over 25 people dead. Two suspects have been arrested for the attack in which Congress leaders Mahendra Karma and later VC Shukla died. The two suspects have been arrested...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee condoles VC Shukla's demise June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday condoled the death of Congress veteran VC Shukla, saying the nation will remember his contribution and pursuit of excellence in public life. "A veteran Parliamentarian, able administrator and an outstanding statesman, Shri Shukla made valuable contribution to the growth of our nation in...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Congress leader VC Shukla dies June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former union minister Vidya Charan Shukla, who was critically injured in a deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on May 25, was declared dead on Tuesday. The 84-year-old Congress veteran had suffered bullet injuries in his abdomen and had been airlifted to the Medanta Hospital in...
  • PM holds an all-party meet on Maoism June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held an all party meet on the Naxal insurgency. An all-party resolution against naxal violence and armed insurgency was passed at the meeting. The meet ended with the Prime Minister assuring full support to the governments in Naxal affected states. The meeting was held...
  • PM to hold an all-party meet on Maoism on Monday June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold an all-party meet on Monday to finetune the government's strategy to deal with Maoists, official sources said on Sunday. The meeting comes in the wake of last month's attack by Maoists on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh which wiped out the party's...
  • 'Roshni' launched in Naxal affected areas June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for an all-party meeting on the Naxal strategy, the Rural Development Ministry has launched a new programme in 24 districts that are badly affected by left-wing extremism. Named 'Roshni', the programme aims to provide training and employment to 50,000 youths in...
  • Live: Centre, states must work together to combat Naxalism, says PM June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: 10:45 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said several laws have been enacted to tackle crimes against women. "There is a need to put in place institutional mechanisms such as sensitisation of policemen," the Prime Minister said at the internal security meet. 10:44 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says Centre...
  • Anti-Naxal battleplan, NCTC main focus of internal security meet today June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Ten days after the deadly Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an internal security meeting of the Chief Ministers of all states. Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Madhya Predesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik...
  • Odisha to seek 2 more CRPF battalions after Chhattisgarh Naxal attack June 3, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government will seek deployment of two additional battalions of CRPF jawans along its borders with Chhatisgarh following the the May 25 deadly Maoist attack in that state. "Odisha government will make the demand to the Centre for two battalions of CRPF at the Chief Ministers' meeting on internal...
  • Naxals were looking for Karma to kill him, says Arunima, who covered the recent Chhattisgarh attack June 3, 2013

    The Naxals were particularly looking for Mahendra Karma to kill him says CNN-IBN Correspondent Arunima who covered the recent Chhattisgarh attack. ...
  • Cong MLAs offer to resign to force ouster of Chhattisgarh govt June 2, 2013

    Raipur: Demanding dismissal of the BJP government in Chhattisgarh over the May 25 Naxal attack, Congress MLAs on Sunday said they would resign en mass from the Assembly if the government did not go. "We have sought dismissal of the state government and imposition of President's rule. All the Congress...
  • Naxal attack: Mishra panel to visit Jiram Valley June 1, 2013

    Raipur: Justice Prashant Mishra Commission probing the Naxal attack on the Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district will visit the site of the ambush at Jiram Valley on June 14. 27 people, including state Congress chief Nandkumar Patel, his son Dinesh, Salwa Judum leader Mahendra Karma among others were killed,...
  • Chhattisgarh govt to review security of political leaders regularly June 1, 2013

    Raipur: Rattled by the deadly naxal attack on Congress convoy on May 25 that left 27 people dead, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday directed district collectors and SPs to review on a regular basis the security of public representatives across the state and especially in the Maoist-affected regions....
  • Naxal attack: VC Shukla improving, but still critical June 1, 2013

    Gurgaon: The condition of Congress leader and former Union minister VC Shukla, who was injured in a deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh last week, continues to show signs of improvement but it remains critical. "Shukla has shown some signs of improvement on third consecutive day today but still remains critical," Medanta...
  • Police should take lead in anit-Naxal action: Congress May 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Referring to the recent Naxal attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, party leader and Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday called for Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand police to take primary responsibility in the fight against the rebels. "Unless the police of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha come forward and take primary...
  • Naxal attack: It's an open war between Congress, BJP in Chhattisgarh May 30, 2013

    The Congress and the BJP have been trading charges ever since the gruesome Naxal attack that killed key Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh on May 25. ...
  • Shinde defends his US stay and silence on Naxal attack, to visit Chhattisgarh May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Back after his more than a week-long tour to the US, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday did his best to explain his absence when the country witnessed one of its deadliest Naxal attacks in recent times. "I took prior permission to stay in US beyond May 23....
  • Cong has always adopted a soft approach towards Naxalism: BJP May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday hit back at Congress accusing it of "always adopting" a soft approach on Naxalism and said the entire party was confused on the issue of tackling the problem. Under attack over killing of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, BJP also rejected suggestions that the Raman Singh...
  • Salwa Judum was Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh's idea: Congress May 30, 2013

    Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das said that slain party leader Mahendra Karma was not the founder of the Salwa Judum movement. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: All-party meet ends, no concrete outcome May 30, 2013

    Raipur: An all-party meeting called by the Chhattisgarh Cheif Minister Raman Singh on Saturday's deadly Bastar Naxal attack has ended without any concrete outcome. The Congress boycotted the meeting. It has been decided to hold more such meetings to tackle the Naxal menace. "Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh came...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: How three men saved VC Shukla's life May 30, 2013

    Raipur: Veteran Congress leader VC Shukla, who was injured in Saturday's Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, continues to be critical but stable. He is undergoing treatment at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. It was three men who saved Shukla's life. Courage under fire by the three men ensured former MP Chief...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 29, 2013

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  • Take states on board to curb Naxal menace, Rajnath tells Centre May 29, 2013

    Raipur: Naxal menace could be effectively tackled only if Centre takes concerned state governments and common people into confidence, BJP president Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. "Centre should take all state governments into confidence and prepare a comprehensive action plan (against Naxalism) and implement it in effective manner, or else the...
  • Odisha Police launches anti-Naxal operations in the state May 29, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Days after the deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, anti-Naxal operations have started in Odisha as well. The state police sources say there is specific information about Naxal movement towards certain areas like Koraput and Malkangiri. Reports suggest Naxals from Odisha may have been involved in last week's blooodbath in Chhattisgarh....