08 May 2019
Faced with an everlasting battle with Maoists, Chhattisgarh police and paramilitary forces have for the first time inducted 30 woman commandos into their fold.
02 May 2019
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.
16 Mar 2019
Two maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in Agency area of Visakhapatnam district this morning.
25 Feb 2019
A Maoist, carrying Rs. 5 lakh reward on his head and involved in many crimes, has surrendered before the police at Koraput, a senior police officer said today.
06 Jan 2019
Maoists have gunned down a watchman at a road construction site in Odisha's Kandhamal district suspecting him to be a police informer, police said today.
04 Jan 2019
Security forces arrested a Maoist in Palamau district, and seized explosives in Latehar district in separate anti-Naxal operations in Jharkhand, police said.
12 Nov 2018
On Monday, Maoist hit areas of Chhattisgarh, including districts of Bastar and Rajnandgaon, went to polls amid heavy security. 18 of the 90 constituencies of the state went to polls today, and the rest will vote on November 20.
09 Nov 2018
Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.
08 Nov 2018
In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.
06 Nov 2018
A little more than a week after the Pune Sessions Court rejected their bail applications, activists Sudha Bhardwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves have been sent to 14 days of judicial custody.
05 Nov 2018
At least five Maoists, including a woman, were gunned down in an exchange of fire with security personnel in a forest in Malkangiri district of Odisha today, a senior police official said.
02 Nov 2018
One naxal was gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.
21 Oct 2018
On Saturday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) released a list of its most wanted fugitives, urging the public to provide it with tips about fugitives' whereabouts.
08 Oct 2018
Sixteen Naxals, five of them suspected to be involved in a deadly attack on a CRPF team last year, were arrested from Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
28 Sep 2018
After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.
17 Sep 2018
After extending the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence of January 1 twice, the Supreme Court, on Monday, extended the house arrest of the five activists again till September 19.
16 Sep 2018
Narayanpatna block in Odisha's Koraput district, which was once regarded as a Maoist hotbed, has recorded zero violence by Naxals since January this year.
12 Sep 2018
Following its September 6 decision to extend the house arrest of activists arrested in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, again extended the activists' house arrest till the next hearing, scheduled for September 17.
11 Sep 2018
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.
06 Sep 2018
Hearing a petition filed by historian Romila Thapar against the arrests of five activists in connection with the Elgaar Parishad meeting and the subsequent Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court has extended the house arrest of the activists till September 12.
05 Sep 2018
The five activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned CPI(Maoist), Maharashtra Police claimed in the Supreme Court today.
02 Sep 2018
A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.
01 Sep 2018
The son of Vernon Gonsalves, one of the five activists arrested for alleged Maoist links, on Saturday has rejected the police charges against his father.
01 Sep 2018
Responding to police's claims of having solid evidence about Maoist links of arrested activists in the Bhima Koregaon violence, Sudha Bharadwaj said the letter is fabricated.
29 Aug 2018
The arrests of five activists in different cities on Tuesday on allegations of being associated with Maoists has sparked an uproar.
28 Aug 2018
Since Tuesday morning, Pune police have raided the houses of many people with 'Maoist links' and detained several suspects across India.
17 Aug 2018
A woman Maoist, who carried a reward of Rs. 1 lakh on her head, has surrendered before the police in Odisha's Malkangiri district.
06 Aug 2018
For most, a new bridge would mean fewer traffic problems and easier connectivity. In Odisha's Malkangiri, it is changing lives.
05 Aug 2018
Facing acute crisis of doctors in rural areas, the Maharashtra government decided to allow professionals to negotiate their salaries and also added incentives.
03 Aug 2018
The Odisha government has decided to relax the educational requirement for former Maoists to facilitate their skill development training in state-run centers in Left Wing Extremist-affected districts.
29 Jul 2018
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.
21 Jun 2018
A group of around 20 Maoists gunned down a tribal man, Ganga Madkami (30), in Kalimela area of Malkangiri district in Odisha suspecting him to be a police informer.
10 Jun 2018
BJP leader and Union minister Nitin Gadkari has threatened "legal action" against "anti-social elements" following former JNU student leader Shehla Rashid's tweet which alleged that RSS/Gadkari "is planning to assassinate" PM Modi.
08 Jun 2018
Five months after the Bhima Koregaon clashes, a public prosecutor has made shocking revelations.
12 May 2018
Hoping to win Chhattisgarh assembly elections for the record fourth time, Chief Minister Raman Singh will kick-off his much hyped election campaign today for the upcoming assembly elections, later this year.
24 Apr 2018
The death toll in anti-Maoist operations in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli has gone up to at least 32, as forces killed six more Maoists in a fresh gunfight yesterday and recovered another 10 bodies in the area today.
02 Mar 2018
In a major win for security forces, at least 10 Maoists including a top leader have been killed in an encounter in Telangana.
26 May 2017
5 Maoists have been sentenced to death by a court in Bihar's Munger district.
25 May 2017
It has been 50 years since the Naxalite movement took shape in Naxalbari in West Bengal. Starting off as an armed peasant's uprising, the movement has morphed into a full-fledged guerrilla army and has been termed India's largest internal threat.
24 May 2017
Assistant Commandant J Vishwanath, who was leading the CRPF team that was attacked in Sukma on April 24, has been suspended.