Naxalism

  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Naxals a threat to nation, need to build up our intelligence: Rijiju June 27, 2014

    Speaking about the meeting between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and the bureaucrats from 10 Naxal-affected states, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State said that Maoists were a threat to the nation and the country needed to build up its intelligence to tackle them. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • News 360: A CRPF soldier turns whistleblower June 26, 2014

    In shocking revelations, a CRPF commando of the elite CoBRA battalion, Sujoy Mandal has told CNN-IBN how Standard Operating Procedures were flouted in a botched up anti-Naxal operation. When the commando questioned why SOP was not being followed, the Deputy Commandant dismissed his apprehensions. ...
  • Rajdhani accident: Can the Modi government bring railways back on track? June 25, 2014

    Bihar saw two train derailments on Wednesday morning, following which the possibility of a sabotage by the Naxals is being probed. In the first accident, 12 coaches along with the engine of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed killing four and injuring 10 while the second accident was reported 60 km...
  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Open Mike: Is democracy the best way to bring development to the poor and marginalised? May 1, 2014

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Bastar district in Chhattisgarh as a part of special series 'Open Mike' and asks the citizens whether democracy is the best way to bring development to the poor and marginalised. ...
  • Watch: Chhattisgarh CM, HM pays tribute to Naxal attack martyrs March 12, 2014

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed March 11, 2014

    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. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? March 11, 2014

    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 March 11, 2014

    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. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: BJP, Congress war of words over Jhiram Ghati attack November 9, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh hit back at the Congress saying that the NIA would prove who would benefit from the Jiram Ghati Naxal attack where Congress top leaders were killed. Singh added, "Let the NIA investigate the matter and reveal the details to public." ...
  • FTP: DU Prof Saibaba Raided: Are Left sympathisers being branded as Naxals? September 19, 2013

    Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? The Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor Saibaba last week, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 4, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals ambush police convoy and kill SP, 4 other policemen July 2, 2013

    Naxals ambushed a police convoy in Jharkhand and killed the Pakur Superintendent of Police and 4 other policemen. The incident took place a month after the attack on Congress leaders in Sukma. ...
  • SP, 4 others killed in Naxal attack July 2, 2013

    The SP of Pakur district and four others have been killed after their motorcade came under attack in jharkhand. ...
  • Will the Naxal attack bring Bihar govt, MHA on the same page on security? June 13, 2013

    The Home Ministry and the Nitish Kumar government have almost always differed on the issue of Naxal violence. While the MHA wants the Bihar government to deal with the Naxals on a priority basis, Patna remains more focused on its development agenda. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 13, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Naxal attack: Need to increase security inside trains, says ADGP June 13, 2013

    Additional Director General of Police SK Bhardwaj has said the need of the hour is to increase security on board the trains travelling through Naxal-affected districts. ...
  • News 360: 3 dead in Naxal attack on Patna-bound train June 13, 2013

    At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Naxal attack: Shinde says Dhanbad-Patna train safe, 3 dead June 13, 2013

    Nearly 100 suspected Naxals opened fire on unsuspecting passengers aboard the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near the Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Naxal attack: Condole the death of VC Shukla, NIA probing case, says Shinde June 11, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Congress leader VC Shukla died on Tuesday after a two-week long battle against grievous injuries sustained during the vicious Naxal attack on May 25 in Bastar district. ...
  • All-party meet called on June 10 to discuss Naxal problem June 5, 2013

    The meeting called by the Centre on internal security on Wednesday into an all-out war between the Congress and the BJP. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: No evidence to prove involvement of Cong leaders in Naxal attack, says NIA June 3, 2013

    Home Ministry sources have rubbished a newspaper report suggesting that the Bastar attack was a conspiracy hatched by certain Congressmen and executed by Naxals. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Srinivasan's position as BCCI chief becomes increasingly untenable May 30, 2013

    BCCI chief N Srinivasan's position as the BCCI chief is becoming more and more untenable, as the numbers stack up against him. ...
  • Naxal attack: It's an open war between Congress, BJP in Chhattisgarh May 30, 2013

    The Congress and the BJP have been trading charges ever since the gruesome Naxal attack that killed key Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh on May 25. ...