Maoists

  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 15, 2014

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • Naxals a threat to nation, need to build up our intelligence: Rijiju June 27, 2014

    Speaking about the meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and the bureaucrats from 10 Naxalaffected states, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State said that Maoists were a threat to the nation and the country needed to build up its intelligence to tackle them. ...
  • Rajdhani accident: Can the Modi government bring railways back on track? June 25, 2014

    Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60 km...
  • DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani derailed: Gowda to visit accident spot June 25, 2014

    In a tragic incident on Wednesday, the DelhiDibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed near Chhapra in Bihar, killing four and injuring eight others. Another goods train also derailed close to Motihari in Bihar. While relief operations have commenced, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda is on his way to the affected area to visit...
  • Naxal attack: Union Home Secretary calls emergency meet March 11, 2014

    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. ...
  • FTP: DU Prof Saibaba Raided: Are Left sympathisers being branded as Naxals? September 19, 2013

    Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? The Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor Saibaba last week, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. ...
  • Will the Naxal attack bring Bihar govt, MHA on the same page on security? June 13, 2013

    The Home Ministry and the Nitish Kumar government have almost always differed on the issue of Naxal violence. While the MHA wants the Bihar government to deal with the Naxals on a priority basis, Patna remains more focused on its development agenda. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 13, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Naxal attack: Need to increase security inside trains, says ADGP June 13, 2013

    Additional Director General of Police SK Bhardwaj has said the need of the hour is to increase security on board the trains travelling through Naxalaffected districts. ...
  • News 360: 3 dead in Naxal attack on Patnabound train June 13, 2013

    At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the DhanbadPatna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Naxal attack: Shinde says DhanbadPatna train safe, 3 dead June 13, 2013

    Nearly 100 suspected Naxals opened fire on unsuspecting passengers aboard the DhanbadPatna Intercity Express near the Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 29, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Are liberal intellectuals guilty of romanticizing Maoists? May 28, 2013

    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. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • FTN: There should not be any dialogue with Maoists: Jairam Ramesh May 29, 2013

    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. ...
  • The Last Word: What is the best way of fighting Naxalism? May 28, 2013

    Karan Thapar discusses the question with a panel of experts. ...
  • News 360: MS Dhoni evades questions on IPL scandal at press meet May 28, 2013

    India captain MS Dhoni chose to remain quiet when confronted with spotfixing questions in a press conference here on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Home Ministry admits to security lapse May 28, 2013

    Speaking to CNNIBN, MoS Home RPN Singh said the government did not want to politicise the issue and would only point fingers once the probe was over. ...
  • Time for talks with Maoists is over: RPN Singh May 28, 2013

    Minister of State Home RPN Singh, while commenting on Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh said, "Strategy will be reviewed and now the time for talking is over. Chidambaram had asked for talks but no one came forward. They are definitely they are not interested in talking to government of India," he...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Raman Singh May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday admitted to security lapse that led to the killing of several Congress leaders in Jagdalpur district on May 25. Singh, however, said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack that claimed 28 lives. ...
  • News 360: NIA takes over the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack probe May 27, 2013

    Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that there was no need to politicise the Naxal attack at Baster in Chhattisgarh that claimed 28 lives. However, the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister conceded there were delays in rushing reinforcements to the attack site. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: BJP accuses PM of playing the blame game May 27, 2013

    BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has accused the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is trying to make this a particular separate case. ...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Won't quit, says injured security personnel May 27, 2013

    A security personnel injured in Saturday's Naxal attack in Bastar district in Chhattisgarh gave an account of the brutal killings. ...
  • Democratic forces needed to fight Naxal violence: Brinda Karat May 26, 2013

    CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat said democratic forces are needed to fight Naxal violence. Naxals attacked Congress convoy on Saturday in Chhattisgarh, killing over 20 people, most of them Congress leaders and workers. ...
  • Centre should come up with a strategy to fight Naxalism: BJP May 26, 2013

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, while commenting on the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, said there is a need for a collective decision to fight Naxalism. "The central government has to come up with a strategy to face the challenge put by the Naxals," he said. ...
  • Experts explain why Chhattisgarh is a Naxal stronghold May 26, 2013

    Naxals on Saturday ambushed Congress' convoy in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district, killing senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma, the man behind the antiNaxal Salwa Judum, state Congress President Nand Kumar Patel and 19 others. ...
  • Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh most audacious attack: Advani May 26, 2013

    BJP veteran leader condemned the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh that killed many Congress leaders and said it is one of the most audacious attacks by Naxals. He also visited senior Congress leader VC Shukla, who was critically injured, in Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. ...
  • Naxal attack: More than 80 bullets have been found in Karma's body May 26, 2013

    Avdesh Mishra of ETV reports from ground zero where the Naxals attacked a Congress convoy and killed over 20 people on Saturday. ...
  • Watch: Shinde justifies police crackdown, compares antirape protesters to Maoists December 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, while justifying the disproportionate use of force on protesters at India Gate, said he cannot be expected to go meet the demonstrators or the Maoists. ...
  • No problem with Maoist ideology: Mamata Banerjee August 15, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee addressed some controversial issues in her speech, saying that she has no problem with Maoist ideology but with violence. ...