Articles about Naxals

Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

27 Sep 2021

India
Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government was working hard to curb the Naxal menace in the state and usher in development in rebel-hit areas.

MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter

11 Aug 2021

India
MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter

A 25-year-old Naxal carrying a reward of Rs. eight lakh on his head was nabbed after an encounter with the police in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Wednesday.

I didn't lose hope, says CRPF commando abducted by Naxals

17 Apr 2021

India
I didn't lose hope, says CRPF commando abducted by Naxals

For CRPF commando Rakeshwar Manhas, patience was the key to his survival as he spent five days in a Chhattisgarh jungle after being taken captive by Naxals following an ambush that killed 22 members of his team.

Kidnapped CoBRA commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas released by Naxals: Report

08 Apr 2021

India
Kidnapped CoBRA commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas released by Naxals: Report

A CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando, who was kidnapped by Naxals in Chhattisgarh last weekend, has reportedly been released.

Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release

06 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release

The five-year-old daughter of a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando has appealed for the release of her father, who is reportedly in the custody of Naxals in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

05 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

Several media reports on Monday cited "faulty intelligence reports" as the reason for the death of 22 security personnel in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

05 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Chhattisgarh this morning to review the situation following Saturday's Maoist attack in the state's Bastar region, which claimed the lives of at least 22 security personnel.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

04 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

The death toll in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur climbed to 22 on Sunday. The whereabouts of one other soldier remain unknown.

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

27 Feb 2020

India
Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

If there was one person who could have controlled the Delhi riots, it was Narendra Modi. Systemic failure No. 1.

Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes

25 Jan 2020

India
Bhima Koregaon case: NIA takes over investigation, Maha government fumes

On Friday, Centre tasked National Investigative Agency (NIA) with the Bhima Koregaon case of 2018, sparking another battle with the Maharashtra government, that was formed after Shiv Sena, Congress, and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined hands last year.

Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled

23 Dec 2019

Politics
Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ahead of Delhi Assembly polls next year.

Move over Urban Naxals, the Angry Right Indian is here

03 Dec 2019

India
Move over Urban Naxals, the Angry Right Indian is here

From Modi 1.0 to Modi 2.0, a lot of things have changed. His own ideas sound repetitive, and his promises hollow. He wanted to fix so many things, he ended up killing the economy.

Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

30 Nov 2019

Politics
Naxals blow bridge in Gumla as polling continues in Jharkhand

As the first phase of polling commenced in Jharkhand on Saturday, Naxals blew up a bridge in the Gumla district's Bishnupur.

Chhattisgarh: Mastermind of Maoist attack, who killed BJP leader, dies

02 May 2019

India
Chhattisgarh: Mastermind of Maoist attack, who killed BJP leader, dies

In a major achievement for security forces, the mastermind of Maoist attack in April, in which BJP lawmaker Bheema Mandavi lost his life, was killed in an encounter on Thursday. Along with Mandavi, 5 police personnel had also died.

15 jawans martyred after Naxals trigger IED blast in Maharashtra

01 May 2019

India
15 jawans martyred after Naxals trigger IED blast in Maharashtra

In a disturbing incident, 15 C-60 commandos of Maharashtra Police lost their lives on Wednesday after Naxals triggered an IED blast in Gadchiroli district of the state.

Two Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

21 Apr 2019

India
Two Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today, informed the police.

Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals involved in BJP MLA's killing gunned down

18 Apr 2019

India
Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals involved in BJP MLA's killing gunned down

Two Naxals, allegedly involved in the killing of BJP MLA Mandavi and four security personnel, were gunned down in a fierce encounter with police today in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Jharkhand: 3 Naxals killed, one CRPF jawan martyred in encounter

15 Apr 2019

India
Jharkhand: 3 Naxals killed, one CRPF jawan martyred in encounter

Three Maoists and a CRPF jawan were killed today in an encounter in Jharkhand's Giridih district, about 185kms from state capital Ranchi, officials said.

Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

11 Apr 2019

Politics
Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

Sending a strong message to Naxals and reinstating faith in democracy, voters of Bastar in Chhattisgarh turned up in huge numbers at polling booths to cast their votes.

Chhattisgarh: Amid polling, Naxals trigger IED-blast in Raipur; none hurt

11 Apr 2019

India
Chhattisgarh: Amid polling, Naxals trigger IED-blast in Raipur; none hurt

Naxals triggered an IED blast this morning in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district in Bastar Lok Sabha constituency where voting is underway, a senior police official said.

Chhattisgarh: BJP MLA killed in attack by Naxals in Dantewada

09 Apr 2019

India
Chhattisgarh: BJP MLA killed in attack by Naxals in Dantewada

Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada attacked a convoy of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday evening.

Chhattisgarh: In Sukma, Naxals use effigies to mislead security forces

30 Nov 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: In Sukma, Naxals use effigies to mislead security forces

In Chattisgarh's Sukma, the Naxals are employing new tricks to escape operation by security personnel and are tying effigies to trees for the same.

Naxals, tribals in Maharashtra turn to education for better future

21 Nov 2018

India
Naxals, tribals in Maharashtra turn to education for better future

Surrendered Naxals and many tribals who dropped out of schools in Maharashtra are now realizing the importance of education in life and are resuming their studies to build a better future.

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

12 Sep 2018

Entertainment
Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who briefly got his Twitter account locked because of Swara Bhasker's complaint, has now accused her of curbing his freedom of expression.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

11 Sep 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

Two villagers were allegedly kidnapped and hacked to death by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on the suspicion of being police informers, an official said Tuesday.

Slogan, strategy and more: Highlights of BJP's National Executive meet

09 Sep 2018

Politics
Slogan, strategy and more: Highlights of BJP's National Executive meet

On Saturday, the National Executive meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party started in Delhi to discuss strategy for the upcoming 2019 general elections.

Chhattisgarh: Three jawans injured in IED blast by Naxals

01 Sep 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Three jawans injured in IED blast by Naxals

Three District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans were injured in an IED blast triggered allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday.

#MeTooMiddleClass: Why we should wear this tag with pride

29 Aug 2018

India
#MeTooMiddleClass: Why we should wear this tag with pride

Do you smell the hypocrisy of hashtag activists? Do you think terms like 'tolerance', ' secularism', 'Urban Naxals' are created to divide the country for vote-bank politics?

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer

11 Aug 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer

A 35-year-old man was killed by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, after accusing him of being a police informer.

Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

06 Aug 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

At least 14 Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today, police said.

Chhattisgarh cops recover two hi-tech foreign-made firearms from Maoists

29 Jul 2018

India
Chhattisgarh cops recover two hi-tech foreign-made firearms from Maoists

Maoists in Chhattisgarh may have been procuring sophisticated foreign weapons by smuggling them through the North East, Deputy Inspector General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said.

Chhattisgarh: Naxal deputy commander, 2 supporters killed in police encounter

29 May 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Naxal deputy commander, 2 supporters killed in police encounter

A Naxal deputy commander and two supporters of the outlawed outfit were killed in an encounter with the police in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district today.

BSF jawan injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

23 Apr 2018

India
BSF jawan injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

A Border Security Force jawan was today injured in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.

5 Naxals, 18 supporters surrender in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

15 Apr 2018

India
5 Naxals, 18 supporters surrender in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

Five Naxals and 18 Maoist supporters, including five women, have surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.

Chhattisgarh: Two police personnel injured in pressure-IED blast

23 Mar 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Two police personnel injured in pressure-IED blast

Two policemen, including a sub-inspector, were injured when a pressure bomb, suspected to be planted by the Naxals, went off in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday, the police said.

Chhattisgarh: Two villagers killed by Naxals in Kondagaon district

20 Mar 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Two villagers killed by Naxals in Kondagaon district

Two villagers have been killed allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals set ablaze vehicles, road-construction machines; contractor feared killed

19 Mar 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Naxals set ablaze vehicles, road-construction machines; contractor feared killed

Naxals on Monday set on fire four vehicles and machines engaged in road construction work in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, said Deputy Inspector General of Police (south Bastar range) P Sundarraj.

Chhattisgarh: 8 CRPF personnel killed in blast triggered by Naxals

13 Mar 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: 8 CRPF personnel killed in blast triggered by Naxals

At least eight personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch buses in Sukma, one killed

06 Mar 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch buses in Sukma, one killed

Naxals torched two buses after asking passengers to alight in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Monday night, police said.

Naxals attack Bihar railway station, abduct two officials

20 Dec 2017

India
Naxals attack Bihar railway station, abduct two officials

Naxals attacked Bihar's Masudan Railway Station yesterday night, vandalized the premises and abducted two railway officials including the assistant station master, ANI reported.