NAXAL ATTACK

  • Chhattisgarh: Police demand money spent on last rites of SPO felled in an encounter with Naxals April 15, 2015

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh police was in the dock on Wednesday for demanding back Rs 10000 it had spent on performing the last rites of a Special Police Officer, felled in an encounter with Naxals, from his family, in a shocking case of insensitivity which triggered outrage. Kishore Pandey, a SPO, was killed...
  • Chhattisgarh government suspends officer who asked martyr's family to return money given for his funeral April 15, 2015

    Raipur: In a bid to control the damage done by notice sent to martyrs's family asking to return money, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday ordered the Superintendent of Police to be suspended for issuing the order. The family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey was asked to return Rs...
  • VK Singh terms order to recover money from martyr's family for his last rites a clerical error April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to protect the Chhattisgarh government from the embarrassment after it asked a martyr's family to return the money given for his last rites, Union Minister VK Singh termed it a clerical error. Singh said, "The Congress will blame us for everything. It doesn't mean they're...
  • Chhattisgarh Police withdraws order to recover money from SPO's family given for his last rites April 15, 2015

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh Police on Wednesday said they were withdrawing the order of recovering the money given to Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey's family for his last rites in 2011. Pandey was martyred in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh and his family was given Rs 10,000 for his last rites....
  • Sukma ambush in which 7 policemen were killed a result of tactical blunder: Sources April 13, 2015

    Raipur: After the Sukma encounter with Naxals on Saturday that left seven Special Task Force police personnel dead, an Additional Director General level officer is under the scanner for the ambush, said sources. According to the sources, the operation was reportedly controlled by the ADG without keeping...
  • Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the fourth consecutive Naxal attack in three days, four security personnel were killed and seven others injured on Monday when the rebels blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. The blast was triggered by the Naxals using 50 kg of explosives and took place on Cholnar-Kirandul road...
  • Chhattisgarh: Second Naxal attack in 24 hours, 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast in Dantewada April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the second Naxal attack in less than 24 hours, eight security personnel have been injured in a landmine blast triggered by the rebels in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The audacious attack in Kanker district took place barely two days after seven policemen of the Special Task Force were...
  • Government to honour policemen killed by Naxals with gallantry award April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has decided to confer gallantry awards on the security personnel who sacrificed their lives in the recent Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and said it would also extend benefits to their families. "We have decided to give them the gallantry award. We have also finalised other facilities to be...
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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 22, 2014

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  • News 360: Despite intelligence inputs, India, US, Britain failed to prevent 26/11 attacks December 22, 2014

    India, USA and Britain had been tracking the activities of Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists behind the 26/11 Mumbai attacks before they went on rampage in India's financial capital Mumbai killing 166 people including a few foreigners. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi turns 68 today, PM Modi wishes her a long life December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively. "In solidarity with the martyred Army and police personnel there, Sonia has asked Congresspersons not to celebrate her birthday," the party...
  • Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti meets family of soldier killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 6, 2014

    Kanpur: Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti met the family of a martyr who was killed in the attack by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on December 1. She met the family of CRPF Deputy Commandant BS Verma in Kanpur. Verma and Assistant Commandant Rajesh...
  • Uniforms of CRPF personnel found in garbage dump: Is this how we treat our martyrs? December 4, 2014

    Blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, sparking outrage on Wednesday. ...
  • Deeply hurt with treatment meted out to Sukma martyrs, say family members December 4, 2014

    Family members of the CRPF jawans martyred in Chhattisgarh have said that they have been very hurt with the treatment meted out to the martyrs. "Their sacrifice has been dishonoured after his uniform was dumped in a dustbin," a family member said. ...
  • Naxalism is a national challenge, we will succeed in tackling the menace: Rajnath Singh December 2, 2014

    Raipur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday paid homage to the 14 CRPF jawans who were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Singh announced compensation of Rs 38 lakh for the relatives of 14 CRPF jawans killed and Rs 65,000 each to 15 injured. The Home Minister, who visited...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed in naxal attack December 2, 2014

    The Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation on Monday. ...
  • Naxal attack on CRPF an attempt to weaken confidence of forces: Raman Singh December 2, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said, "Such incidents are aimed at weakening confidence of our forces." ...
  • News360: 13 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to CRPF officers to take first hand account of what happened....
  • Murtunda forests: 2 CRPF personnel killed in an encounter with Maoists August 10, 2014

    Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit Bijapur district on Sunday, police said. The exchange of fire took place in the forests of Murtunda village under the Basaguda police station limits in which two CRPF men were...
  • Bihar: Maoist attack in Aurangabad, no casualties so far August 7, 2014

    Aurangabad:A Maoist attack took place in Bihar on Thursday and a police team is engaged in a gunbattle with the rebels. This took place near a police station in the Aurangabad district on Thursday morning. No casualties have been reported so far. ...
  • Two policemen injured in Naxal attack May 31, 2014

    Two policemen were injured in an encounter with Naxals in a dense forest in insurgencyhit Narayanpur district of Chhattisagrh today, police said. The gunbattle 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 antiNaxal 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...