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 been the target. On April 06, 76 CRPF jawans were massacred in Dantewada. On May 17, over 40 CRPF jawans were killed after a powerful bomb ripped through a bus they were travelling in in Chhattisgarh. On June 17, more than 26 CRPF jawans were ambushed and brutally killed by Naxals. On Tuesday, Naxals struck again when 26 CRPF personnel were killed in Dhorai of Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh. What makes Chhattisgarh vulnerable? Why has the state become a soft target?
01:25 PM, Jun 30, 2010
In the worst-ever Maoist attack on security forces, 75 CRPF personnel and a local policeman were killed in the forests of Dantewada early this week. Both the PM and the Home Minister have expressed the need to use the country's defence forces to take on the Maoists. Which is a bigger threat for India: Maoism or terrorism?
03:07 PM, Apr 09, 2010
In the worst-ever Maoist attack on security forces, 75 CRPF personnel and a local policeman were killed in the forests of Dantewada on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Home Minister P Chidamabaram while paying homage to the slain souls, did not rule out the use of the Indian Air Force to combat the Maoists. The IAF chief P V Naik, however, said that the IAF's "training and weapons are meant for enemies across the border and to inflict maximum lethality on them". Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, meanwhile has said that the government has reviewed all options in the fight against Maoists such as the use of air power but no decision has yet been taken on it. Should the defence forces be brought in to take on the Maoist menace?
12:24 PM, Apr 08, 2010
Despite the possibility of a violent life and sudden death, young people are joining the movement, not turning away.
06:30 PM, Apr 06, 2010