Naxal Encounter

  • Bihar: Police-Naxal encounter in Jamui, no arrests yet April 8, 2014

    Patna: An encounter is underway between security forces and Naxals in the Jamui district of Bihar. A CRPF battalion and Jamui police intercepted a group of Naxals after receiving intelligence that the Naxals were trying to slip into Jamui ahead of the April 10 polls. The encounter is still going on. There...
  • Chhattisgarh: 200 Naxals attack security personnel in Sukma, kill 20 March 11, 2014

    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 dead...
  • CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter in Jharkhand September 3, 2013

    Ranchi: A CRPF commando was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Naxalites in Jharkhand's Chaibasa district. Sources said a joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police had begun an operation in the jungles of the district last night in hunt of some top Naxal commanders. "A commando...
  • News 360: CBI raids BCCI chief's Chennai residence, seizes 11 cars March 22, 2013

    The CBI on Friday seized 11 cars belonging to BCCI chief and India Cements promoter N Srinivasan. ...
  • Jharkhand: First arrest made in Latehar Naxal attack January 11, 2013

    Ranchi: A day after body bombs exploded killing three and days after a Naxal encounter in Latehar, Jharkhand, the first arrest has been made. The General Secretary of the Maoists' Koel-Sankh Zonal Committee, Prabhat Mochi, has been arrested and sent to judicial custody. Sources have told CNN-IBN that Mochi has...
  • Jharkhand DGP calls CRPF-Naxal encounter inhuman, barbaric January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A bomb was recovered from the body of security personnel who was brought in for post mortem at a Ranchi hospital after a Naxal attack. The Naxals booby-trapped the bodies with explosives which exploded subsequently, killing 10 CRPF personnel and three civilians on Monday. Jharkhand DGP GS Rath talked...
  • Jharkhand CRPF-Naxal encounter: Dead villagers' families to be compensated January 10, 2013

    Latehar: A compensation of Rs 2.35 lakh was on Thursday announced to the families of the four villagers who died during Monday's encounter between the security personnel and the Maoists near Amvatikar village of the district, the police said in Latehar. The CRPF and the Jharkhand police each announced Rs one...
  • Naxal encounter: Operations in Latehar to be escalated January 10, 2013

    Ranchi: There has been a massive change in the terror tactics of the Naxals as the bodies of missing CRPF personnel were found with explosives, two days after an encounter saw 10 personnel being killed. A bomb was recovered from the body of security personnel who was brought in for...
  • Bomb found in body of CRPF personnel killed in Naxal encounter January 10, 2013

    Ranchi: A bomb was recovered from the body of security personnel who was brought in for post mortem at a Ranchi hospital after a Naxal attack. The Naxals booby-trapped the bodies with explosives which exploded subsequently, killing 10 CRPF personnel and three civilians on Monday. The bomb disposal squad was called...
  • Bijapur encounter: Govt meet on Naxals today July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Two weeks after the controversial 'Naxal' encounter in Bijapur of Chhattisgarh, that allegedly left innocent villagers dead, the Union Home Ministry has finally woken up. It has called for a meeting of nine Naxal-affected states and the paramilitary forces to discuss the use of villagers as human shields...
  • Bijapur: The truth about the 'Naxal' encounter July 10, 2012

    Bijapur: Nearly two weeks after an anti-Naxal operation by the CRPF forces in the Basaguda village in Bastar region in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh killed 16 people, the central reserve force is facing allegations of killing innocents. Basaguda village today looks haunted with fallen trees and messages nailed to them. It looks...
  • Naxal killings: Union Minister slams Chidambaram July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Tribal Affairs Minister KC Deo on Tuesday slammed Home Minister P Chidambaram over the Bijapur encounter in which the CRPF claims to have killed 20 Naxals. Deo told CNN-IBN that according to his information half of those killed in Bijapur were teenagers and said that the encounter was...
  • Naxals fired first, torture not in our DNA: CRPF DG July 2, 2012

    A group of activists led by Justice Rajinder Sachar and Swami Agnivesh on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the encounter in Chhattisgarh in which 19 suspected Maoists were killed. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Network Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, DG CRPF Vijay Kumar said the security forces opened fire...