Latehar

  • Jharkhand: Two security personnel injured in encounter with Naxals 13-03-2014 01:28 PM

    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....
  • Jharkhand: Encounter between Naxals, security forces; 3 dead 29-04-2013 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: An encounter between security forces and Naxals in Latehar in Jharkhand which began on Monday morning has ended. Search operations have been launched by security forces to track the rebels. Latehar SP Kranthi Kumar Gadidesi said three dead bodies of men in uniform have also been recovered. The...
  • Jharkhand: Ten Maoists killed in encounter with rival faction 28-03-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: Ten alleged Maoists have been killed in an encounter between rival Maoist factions in Chatra in Jharkhand, local police said. CRPF claims key Maoist Arvind's right hand man Lalesh was among those killed in the encounter at Chatra. Arvind was the alleged mastermind who surgically inserted bombs inside...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, blow up rail track 04-12-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: Naxals have struck again the second time in 48 hours. They've blown up a key rail route in Jharkhand's Latehar district. No casualties have been reported but several trains on the Kolkata-Ranchi-Delhi route have been affected. This attack comes barely a day after Maoists targeted former assembly speaker...
  • Jharkhand: NREGA activist beaten to death 03-03-2011 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: NREGA Activist Niyamat Ansari was beaten to death in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Wednesday night. Police suspect the hand of Naxals and local contractors in the killing. The whistleblower was involved in exposing embezzlement of NREGA funds in the area. ...