NAXALISM

  • India, over 60 other nations to attend White House summit on terror February 17, 2015

    Washington: Over 60 countries including India will participate in a White House summit on "countering violent extremism" beginning Tuesday in the backdrop of alarming growth of ISIS and recent terrorists' attacks in France and Denmark, senior administration officials have said. While the first two days of the three-day summit are...
  • 2 security personnel killed, 12 injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker February 2, 2015

    Raipur: Two policemen have been killed and 12 injured when a team of Chhattisgarh Police and Border Security Force came under fire from Naxals in Kanker district on Monday evening. Security forces retaliated to the Naxal attack and a fierce encounter is still on. According to ADG, Naxal Operation, RK Vij...
  • Delhi election: I'm not a Naxal, don't indulge in 'politics of abuses', says Arvind Kejriwal February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling him a 'Naxal' and asked him not to indulge in "politics of abuses". Addressing an election rally in Shastri Nagar, Kejriwal said, "Am I a Naxal? It is not...
  • Bihar CM Manjhi kicks up controversy by justifying Maoists January 5, 2015

    Patna: In yet another controversial remark, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday sought to justify Maoists extorting levy from contractors who, he suggested, were indulging in corruption and looting the state. "I do not see any wrong in what they (Maoists) are doing by collecting levy from contractors engaged...
  • Bihar CM Manjhi stirs controversy by supporting Naxals' levy from contractors, businessmen January 5, 2015

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has stirred another controversy by supporting Naxals' levy from contractors and businessmen. "There is nothing wrong if Naxals are demanding levy from contractors engaged in construction of roads, bridge and building and businessmen," he said. He recalled that some time back when he asked three...
  • Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF jawans injured in an IED blast in Bastar area January 3, 2015

    Bastar: Two CRPF jawans were injured on Saturday in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh. The incident took place while a search operation was on in the naxal infested Bastar region. Last month, the naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing...
  • One policeman killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: One head constable was killed and several policemen were injured in a Naxal attack in Chatra area of Jharkhand on Wednesday. The attack took place when on a police patrolling party was on its duty in the Naxal-affected Chatra district of the state. The attack comes a day after the results...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 22, 2014

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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. ...
  • Naxals attack forest department office in Kerala, warn of an armed revolution December 22, 2014

    Palakkad: In yet another indication of their growing presence in Kerala, Naxals on Monday ransacked the Forest Department offices in Palakkad and Wayanad districts of the state. The Naxals even set a vehicle on fire in Palakkad. Twenty seven posters were pasted on the walls of the offices warning of...
  • Six 'disappointed' Naxals, including two women cadres, surrender in Chhattisgarh December 18, 2014

    Raipur: Six Naxals, including two women cadres, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada and Kanker districts today, police said. While five Maoists, including a woman, turned themselves in before police in Dantewada district, another woman rebel surrendered in Kanker district. "The cadres in Dantewada, all deployed as 'Jan Militia' members, turned themselves in...
  • Plough, not guns, brings harvest: PM Modi December 15, 2014

    Dumka (Jharkhand): Appealing to the people of naxal-hit Jharkhand to shun violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked them to take a plough in hand instead of guns to bring harvest and development to the state. "Taking plough on the shoulder, not gun, brings 'hariyali' (harvest)," he said while addressing...
  • Jharkhand records 61 per cent polling in third phase of Assembly elections December 9, 2014

    Ranchi: An estimated 60.89 per cent polling was recorded in 17 assembly constituencies of Jharkhand where polling for the third of the five-phase took place on Tuesday. Official sources said polling was by and large incident-free amidst elaborate security arrangements. While Silli assembly constituency recorded the highest 74.77 per cent of...
  • 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. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: CRPF martyrs insulted December 4, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hopital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • MHA forms SOPs committee to check Naxal operations December 4, 2014

    Raipur: Following the killing of 14 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgrah, the Home Ministry on Thursday formed a committee on Standard Operating Procedure for Naxal related activities. The seven-member committee will be headed by former DG CRPF K Vijay Kumar. The members will include officers from CRPF, IB, Home Ministry and State...
  • 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. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: Slain CRPF personnels' blood-stained uniforms found in hospital bin December 3, 2014

    Raipur: 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. Opposition Congress leaders said it showed "insensitivity and disrespect" of the authorities and demanded an apology from the...
  • News360: Minister Niranjan Jyoti apologises, Opposition demands her sacking December 2, 2014

    Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in a public rally on Monday. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. ...
  • 65.46 per cent votes cast in peaceful 2nd phase polling in Jharkhand December 2, 2014

    Ranchi: About 65.46 per cent electorate on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the second of the five-phase polling for the 20 Maoist-hit Assembly constituencies as the day passed off peacefully. Chief Electoral Officer PK Jajoria said, 65.46 per cent votes were cast in the 2nd phase polling. In the first phase...
  • 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. ...
  • Election Commission says over 64% voting in 20 seats of Jharkhand in the 2nd phase of Assembly elections December 2, 2014

    In Jharkhand, former chief ministers Arjun Munda and Madhu Koda and three ministers are among 223 candidates, including 35 women, contesting from 20 seats - 16 of them reserved for tribals. Jharkhand has an 81-member Assembly. ...
  • 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....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 1, 2014

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  • Naxal attack on CRPF a challenge to the country: Rajnath Singh 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. ...