Naxal Attack

  • Naxals blow up Railway track in Bokaro district 17-04-2014 10:08 AM

    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...
  • Chhattisgarh government team visits Bastar, Bijapur after Naxal attacks 14-04-2014 07:41 AM

    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,...
  • Naxal attack an 'act of terror': Government 12-04-2014 09:44 PM

    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...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals strike again, twin attack claims 12 lives 12-04-2014 01:30 PM

    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...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack 10-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bombblast in in Jamui parliamentary constituencyin Bihar ataround 5:30 am, one and a halfhour 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...
  • 3 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Sukma 09-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Sukma: Three personnel of Cobra force of Central Reserved Police Force were killed in an encounter with Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday. In the first incident that occurred in Sukma district, Naxals opened heavy fire on a patrol of the specialised anti-Naxal operations force CoBRA that was...
  • Injured jawan shown on TV is alive, says CRPF chief 08-04-2014 02:03 PM

    A CRPF trooper, who was injured when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while being defused and seen on TV pleading for his life, is alive, CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Tuesday said. He said the CRPF personnel being shown on TV is not Deputy...
  • Congress leaders injured in Jeeram valley Naxal attack join BJP 29-03-2014 10:57 PM

    Congress leaders who were injured in a deadly Naxal attack in Jeeram Ghati of Chhattisgarh last year on March 29 joined BJP alleging "neglect" by their parent party. Congress leader Motiram Sahu, party secretary Ajay Shukla, along with party workers, joined BJP at a function in Raipur. Sahu and Shukla...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, 3 policemen injured in landmine blast 25-03-2014 09:19 AM

    Khunti: In yet another Naxal attack in the run up to polls, three policemen have been injured in Jharkhand in a landmine blast on Tuesday morning. Three police personnel including a station in-charge were injured in the Naxal attack that took place in Khunti. This is the second Naxal strike...
  • Congress observes bandh to condemn Naxal attack 14-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The state-wide bandh called by main opposition Congress in protest against the Naxal attack in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh today received good response, the party claimed. Sixteen people, including 15 security personnel, were killed in the Naxal attack on Tuesday. The main markets here remained closed today. The State Chamber...
  • Sukma Naxal attack: Full might of Indian state must confront Maoists, says Arun Jaitley 14-03-2014 05:16 PM

    In the backdrop of the killing of15 security personnel and a civilian in a Naxal attack inSukma district of BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh, senior party leaderArun Jaitley on Friday demanded that the "full might" of Indianstate must be put in force to confront Maoists. The Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Jaitley...
  • Congress slams BJP's 'insensivity' of transporting bodies of 15 jawans by train 13-03-2014 11:29 PM

    Chhattisgarh's main opposition Congress today accused the BJP government in the state of insensitivity while arranging the transportation of the bodies of the 15 security personnel who died in an attack by the Naxals in Sukma district two days ago. State Congress spokesperson Sushil Anand Shukla said here that the...
  • No official intimation of death in Naxal attack: Martyrs' family 13-03-2014 02:54 PM

    Meerut: The bodies of three CRPF personnel who were killed in Naxal attack in Sukma reached Delhi late on Wednesday evening and will be sent to their hometowns on Thursday. State funerals will be held for all the security personnel who lost their lives in the attack. Meanwhile, the family...
  • 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....
  • Several alerts on Naxal movement preceded Sukma ambush: Sources 13-03-2014 12:15 AM

    Preliminary probe into Tuesday's Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district has indicated involvement of its Darbha unit leader Surendra, sources in Chhattisgarh Police said on Wednesday. In a brazen daytime attack, 16 people including 11 CRPF personnel, four state police and one civilian were gunned down by Naxals in Jeerum...
  • CRPF had intel inputs about Maoist threat in Sukma: Sources 12-03-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: A day after 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed by over 200 armed Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, sources say that the CRPF was aware of Maoist threat in the region. "Specific intelligence was given to the concerned CRPF and state police officers about the...
  • MP government to give Rs 10 lakh to kin of jawans killed in Naxal attack 12-03-2014 02:58 PM

    Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the kin of the three jawans from the state who were killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. The government directed the collectors of Satna, Morena and Anuppur districts to perform the last rites of the martyred...
  • We will avenge Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh: Sushil Kumar Shinde 12-03-2014 12:05 PM

    Raipur: Condemning the deadly Naxal attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh a day ago, Home Minister Sushil Kumar on Wednesday said India will avenge it. "Hum iska badla lenge (We will take revenge)," Shinde told reporters at a press meet. The government has also decided to hand over the probe...
  • Watch: Chhattisgarh CM, HM pays tribute to Naxal attack martyrs 12-03-2014 10:59 AM

    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 12-03-2014 10:43 AM

    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 12-03-2014 09:42 AM

    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...
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  • Rahul Gandhi condemns Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, calls it a 'senseless act of violence' 11-03-2014 09:39 PM

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as a "senseless act of violence" the Maoist attack on security personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Condemning the ambush, Gandhi offered his condolences to the families of the security men who lost their lives and said his thoughts and prayers were with...
  • Local police, CRPF's blatant violation of procedures led to the Naxal attack: Officials 11-03-2014 09:32 PM

    The 48-member joint team of CRPFand local police in Chhattisgarh, which was ambushed by Naxals on Tuesday, had blatantly violated laid down Standard OperatingProcedures (SoPs) that led to the daring daytime attack. The team, mandated to guard the workers engaged inconstruction of a road in Sukma district, used to visit...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • Chhattisgarh heads for Lok Sabha polls amidst repeated Naxal strikes 11-03-2014 08:26 PM

    Raipur: The Naxal strike again in Chhattisgarh just a month ahead of the general elections clearly indicates that the election season would not be an easy ride for security personnel in the state. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 16...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? 11-03-2014 07:36 PM

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • Naxal attack: Union Home Secretary calls emergency meet 11-03-2014 06:17 PM

    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. ...
  • RK Singh extends best wishes to soldiers' families killed by Naxals 11-03-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: Former Home Secretary RK Singh made a faux pas by extending his best wishes to the families of the security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack on Tuesday. Fifteen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and five policemen lost their lives in a fierce encounter...
  • Chhattisgarh: 200 Naxals attack security personnel in Sukma, kill 20 11-03-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. The...