Naxalism

  • Three Naxals carrying a reward of Rs 5,000 held during combing operation 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    Three Naxals, one of them carrying a reward of Rs 5000, were arrested in the insurgency-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh on as part of intensified combing operation by police in the wake of ongoing "Naxal week", a senior official said. "The three Jan Militia cadres of the outlawed CPI (Maoist) were apprehended...
  • STF arrests two arms suppliers with Maoist link 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Two arms suppliers suspected of having links with Maoists were arrested by Bihar special task force (STF) from a village market in Bihar's Bhojpur district. The STF team raided Narayanpur Bazar area in the district following a tip off and caught the suppliers, including a woman, police said. The two have been...
  • Maoists blow up a CoBRA personnel's house in Aurangabad 10 hours 34 minutes ago

    Maoists attacked a village in Bihar's Aurangabad district and blew up the house of a CoBRA personnel, police said on Thursday. Aurangabad Police Superintendent Upendra Kumar Sharma said the banned CPI(Maoist) members raided Pipra village late last night and blew up the house of CRPF personnel Vinod Singh, who is currently...
  • Three Naxals, including a woman, surrender in insurgency-hit Bastar Yesterday

    Three Naxals were arrested and two high ranking cadres, including a woman, surrendered in separate places of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region, police said on Wednesday. Intensive search and combing operations in the LWE (left wing extremism) areas has resulted in more arrests of red rebels during the ongoing Martyrs' week being...
  • Govt deploys 1,000 fresh BSF personnel to bolster anti-Naxal ops Yesterday

    The government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Naxal operations in the state. The specially trained contingent of the paramilitary will be inducted to operate in Kanker district of the state, situated in the southern part of the state just...
  • Three Naxals arrested, cache of arms, ammunition recovered 2 days ago

    Three Naxals were arrested on Tuesday and a cache of arms, ammunition and electronic gadgets seized after security forces busted a Maoist transit camp in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said. The incident took place at Rampur village forests, close to Mendki river, under Pratappur police station limits, Kanker Superintendent of Police...
  • Naxal killed in face-off with CRPF Sukma district 3 days ago

    A Naxal was killed and three personnel of Central Reserve Police Force including an assistant commandant were injured in a shoot-out in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said. The incident took place in the forest near Ramaram village under Chintagufa police station limits, Sukma Superintendent of Police D Shrawan told...
  • Eight Naxals carrying rewards arrested 1 week ago

    Eight wanted Naxals, three of them carrying rewards on their heads, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region on Thursday, police said. Seven ultras were held from separate places under Bayanar police station limits of Kondagoan district this afternoon, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Surjit Atri told PTI. Acting...
  • Maoists ask police officer's family to vacate house, blow it up using dynamite 1 week ago

    Maoist guerrillas on Thursday blew up the home of a police officer in Bihar to protest the killing of two people a few days ago in a gunbattle with police, an officer said. The home of inspector Kedar Nath Singh was severely damaged in the attack that took place in Aurangabad...
  • People's Liberation Front of India rebel surrenders 1 week ago

    An ultra of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) on Wednesday surrendered before Chief Secretary Sajal Chakraborty and DGP Rajeev Kumar in Khunti. Panda Munda alias Ravi Pahan, who is facing 17 Naxal-related cases, surrendered before the officials. He also deposited his rifle. The ultra was handed over Rs 50,000 as...
  • Bihar: Blast derails train's pilot engine, CM suspects Naxal hand July 23, 2014

    A major accident was averted on the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. The presence of mind of the driver in the train ahead saved the lives of many passengers. ...
  • Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand July 23, 2014

    A top Naxal commander and aide of dreaded Maoist leader Kundan Pahan was on Wednesday killed by security forces in a pre-dawn encounter in the forests of Khunti district of Jharkhand. According to security officials, the executed Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI...
  • Top Naxal commander killed by security forces in Khunti forests July 23, 2014

    In a pre-dawn operation, security forces killed a prominent Naxal commander operating in Jharkhand in the forests of Khunti district of the state. According to preliminary information reaching the headquarters here, the Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI (Maoists) was gunned down by...
  • CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls July 21, 2014

    The BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter's list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand. Representing the party in the scheduled meeting with the ECI team headed by CEC VS...
  • Anti-Naxal operations: Government deploys 1,000 fresh ITBP personnel July 21, 2014

    In order to bolster anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh, government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel in the state. The specially trained contingent of the paramilitary will be initially inducted to operate in Rajnandgaon district of the state, which borders Madhya Pradesh. "The squad will...
  • Mobile networks in naxal-affected areas in 15 months, says Government July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Mobile networks, under the Universal Service Obligation Fund scheme, in naxal-affected areas are likely to be set up in 15 months, the government said on Monday. Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha that the government was concerned about the coverage and quality of...
  • Trader arrested for supplying explosives to Naxals July 21, 2014

    Two persons, including a Bhilai-based businessman, have been arrested for allegedly supplying materials used for making arms and ammunition to Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said in Raipur. Businessman Yogesh Vardani and Ramadhar Verma, a driver who hails from Kerlapal areal of Sukma, were arrested on Saturday night on...
  • Three wanted Naxals carrying cash reward of Rs 1-2 lakh surrender: Police July 19, 2014

    Three naxals, including a couple, carrying cash reward of Rs 1-2 lakh on each of them surrendered in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said. "All the three are active members of Military Platoon of rebels and were carrying reward, ranging from Rs 1-2 lakh on each of them, announced...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • Six wanted Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh July 18, 2014

    Six Naxals, carrying reward on their heads were arrested on Friday during a joint search operation by security personnel in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint team of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) and district force from restive Koranda forests under Benoor police station...
  • Odisha's most wanted Naxal leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested from Ganjam July 18, 2014

    Ganjam: Top Naxal leader and Odisha's most wanted man Sabyasachi Panda has been arrested from the Ganjam district in Odisha. He had been on the run for over a decade. Panda faces over 30 charges of murder, including that of VHP leader Laxmananda Saraswati and his four disciples in Kandhamal...
  • Naxal wanted in several crime cases arrested in Kondagaon July 17, 2014

    A Naxal was arrested and a cache of ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, where security personnel exchanged fire with rebels, police said. Jugdhar Muria, a member of banned CPI (Maoist), was nabbed from his native Lakhapuri village under Mardpal police station limits on Tuesday...
  • Four wanted Naxals held in Chhattisgarh July 16, 2014

    Security forces on Wednesday apprehended four suspected Naxalites, carrying rewards on their heads, from Maoist-affected Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The suspected Naxals were held by a patrol squad led by paramilitary CRPF from the Korenda-Benur axis of the district. The apprehended Naxals have been identified as Rajman (35), Somnath (35), Rejju alias...
  • Two Naxals including woman cadre held July 14, 2014

    Two Naxals, including a woman who was carrying a reward of Rs 2,000 on her head, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondagaon district on Monday, police said. "While Rajkumari alias Bulki Netam (26), a member of Chema Janatana Sarkar group of the CPI (Maoist), was apprehended from Totar...
  • Suspected Maoist arrested in Jamui July 13, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested a suspected Maoist from Bardiha forest area of Jamui district in a joint operation with CRPF's Combat Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) unit. Jamui Superintendent of Police (SP) Upendra Kumar Singh said a .315 bore rifle, six bullets, one transmitter, three umbrellas and a bag...
  • Three Naxals arrested in separate operations in West Singhbhum district July 10, 2014

    Acting on information, the district armed police and CRPF launched a search operation in Goirabeda jungle under Manoharpur police station and intercepted two persons travelling on a motorcycle on Wednesday, Superintendent of Police NK Singh said. Singh told a press conference that the duo identified as Radhe Shyam Soy and Sukhdeo...
  • Senior Naxal cadre arrested during joint search operation in Kanker July 7, 2014

    A senior Naxal cadre was arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said on Monday. Santlal Mandavi (35) alias Shantilal was nabbed from Keshokodi village forests under Koyalibeda police station limits late last night, Kanker Superintendent of Police RN Dash said. A joint squad of BSF (Border...
  • Maoist area commander arrested July 6, 2014

    A Maoist area commander was arrested on Sunday with weapons at a village in Begusarai district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, police raided Pali village and nabbed the Maoist, identified as Bihari Paswan, and seized from him a pistol, seven cartridges and four mobile phones, besides Naxal literature, Superintendent of...
  • Woman Naxal surrenders in Bijapur district July 5, 2014

    A woman Naxal on Saturday surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district. Sarita Pulse (18) surrendered in the presence of Superintendent of Police L Dhruv. A resident of area under Madded police station limits, she was abducted by Naxals in 2009 and was a part of group headed by 'commander' Vinod Karam which...
  • Jharkhand CM meets unemployed people duped by agency July 4, 2014

    Around 90 people on Friday met Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and narrated him how an agency, which was suppose to convince Naxalites to surrender and get benefits, asked them to pose as Naxals so that they could get a job in the police department under the policy. Soren consoled the...