NAXALISM

  • Centre directs tough action against Naxals April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre in Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh and asked the state government to take tough action against Naxals which struck thrice in the last fortnight killing eight security personnel in the state. A high-level meeting, chaired by Union Home Secretary LC Goyal with...
  • BSF camp attack: Maoist couple nabbed in Chhattisgarh April 18, 2015

    Raipur: A Naxal couple, allegedly involved in the gun-battle at Chhote Baithiya BSF post in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district earlier this week, were arrested on Saturday. Dasru Pungati alias Vikram (35) and his wife Nirmala (38) were apprehended from Burgi Pipili village in the neighbouring Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, station house officer...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

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  • Minor girl recounts her terrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Maoist April 17, 2015

    Ranchi: A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. The survivor also disclosed how Maoists allegedly sexually...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 15, 2015

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  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night April 15, 2015

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Amount should have been adjusted against the compensation: ADG of naxal operations April 15, 2015

    Additional Director General of the naxal operations in Chhattisgarh admitted that the indicident should not have happened and that the government will ensure it is never repeated again. ...
  • 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...
  • Inadequate training, ammunition makes battling Naxals a tough task: CRPF soldier April 15, 2015

    CRPF soldier Sujoy Mondal said that inadequate training and ammunition makes battling Naxals a difficult task. "Who wants to work like this. I want Narendra Modi to answer me when will acche din come for us. I don't want anything else," he said. ...
  • 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....
  • Martyred SPO's family asked to return Rs 10,000 given for his last rites April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, the family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey, who was martyred in a Naxal attack in 2011 in Chhattisgarh, has been asked to return Rs 10,000 given for his last rites. The money was used from the Police welfare fund. The family received the...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 14, 2015

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  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports April 14, 2015

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 13, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 13, 2015

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  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar April 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • Security forces need more coordination to tackle Naxals: DG CRPF April 13, 2015

    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 the local Superintendent of...
  • 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...
  • Chhattisgarh: Third Naxal attack in 48 hours, BSF soldier killed in gunbattle in Kanker district April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the third Naxal attack in the last 48 hours, one Border Security Force soldier was killed in a gunbattle with the rebels in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Monday. A group of Naxals opened indiscriminate firing on security personnel who were carrying out patrolling in the proximity of Chhote...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of seven STF personnel killed in Sukma Naxal attack recovered April 12, 2015

    Raipur: More than 24 hours after the attack, police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven STF personnel killed on Saturday in a Naxal ambush in Polampalli forests in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Although bad weather and hostile terrain had hampered the evacuation operation this morning, the security forces...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals destroy 17 vehicles, machinery engaged in transportation of iron ore in Kanker district April 12, 2015

    Kanker: Naxals on Sunday torched off 17 vehicles and machinery engaged in transportation at an iron ore mine in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Earlier on Saturday evening, seven policemen were killed and a dozen were injured after Naxal ambushed them, triggering a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma district. Chhattisgarh has...
  • Bodies of policemen killed by Naxals still in jungle, Cong says Raman Singh regime insulting martyrs April 12, 2015

    Raipur: Politics is being played over the death of seven policemen in a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as the bodies of martyrs are reportedly still lying in the forest. The Congress called it a national shame and accused Raman Singh government of disrespecting martyrs. Seven policemen were killed and...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of 7 policemen killed in Naxal ambush to be brought to Raipur today April 12, 2015

    Raipur: A day after a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the bodies of the seven policemen who were killed in the encounter will be brought to Raipur on Sunday. Twelve other policemen were also injured in the incident. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of...
  • Naxals strike again; seven policemen dead, 12 injured in an ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Raipur: Seven policemen were killed and a dozen were injured on Saturday evening in a Naxal ambush, triggering a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the Sukma district when a squad of state police Special Task...