Maoist attack

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

11 Apr 2019

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: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

04 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

Odisha: Maoists kill watchman, torch 5 vehicles in Kandhamal district

06 Jan 2019

Odisha: Maoists kill watchman, torch 5 vehicles in Kandhamal district

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.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

08 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.

Odisha: Five Maoists, including a woman, killed in encounter

05 Nov 2018

Odisha: Five Maoists, including a woman, killed in encounter

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.

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

02 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured today when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been laid by the naxals, went off in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh: DD-cameraman records message for mother thinking it's his last

31 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: DD-cameraman records message for mother thinking it's his last

A video on social media shows Doordarshan camera/lighting assistant Mormukut Sharma recording a message for his mother after they were attacked in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack kills two cops and Doordarshan cameraman

30 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack kills two cops and Doordarshan cameraman

On Tuesday, two policemen, along with a cameraman from national broadcaster Doordarshan was killed when Maoists attacked the channel's crew in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack leaves 4 CRPF jawans dead, 2 wounded

27 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack leaves 4 CRPF jawans dead, 2 wounded

Four personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in an attack by Maoists in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday.

Jharkhand: Maoists blow up railway tracks, train movement hit

16 Oct 2018

Jharkhand: Maoists blow up railway tracks, train movement hit

Suspected Maoists blew up railway tracks in Giridih district of Jharkhand, paralyzing train movement for over five hours, a railway official said.

Visakhapatnam: Maoists, mostly women, shoot TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara dead

23 Sep 2018

Visakhapatnam: Maoists, mostly women, shoot TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara dead

Two Telugu Desam party leaders, including Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former MLA Siveri Soma were killed in a Maoist attack on Sunday in Visakhapatnam.

Odisha: Zero Maoist violence in Narayanpatna block this year

16 Sep 2018

Odisha: Zero Maoist violence in Narayanpatna block this year

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.

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

11 Sep 2018

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.

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

02 Sep 2018

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

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.

Odisha: Maoists kill man suspecting him to be a police-informer

21 Jun 2018

Odisha: Maoists kill man suspecting him to be a police-informer

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.

After PM Modi, Maharashtra CM gets threat letters

09 Jun 2018

After PM Modi, Maharashtra CM gets threat letters

Soon after news broke that Maoists were planning to eliminate PM Narendra Modi, reports have said that Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and his family have also received two threat letters purportedly from Maoist organizations.

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

09 Apr 2018

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

Two jawans were killed and five injured when an IED explosion ripped through their bus in Jangla area of Bijapur district, Chattisgarh.

5 STF jawans injured in Sukma in a Maoist scuttle

24 Jun 2017

5 STF jawans injured in Sukma in a Maoist scuttle

5 people of the special task force (STF) were injured in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district in a fierce gunbattle with Maoists.

Bhamragarh: 15 injured in a series of Maoist attacks

03 May 2017

Bhamragarh: 15 injured in a series of Maoist attacks

In a series of Maoists' instigated attacks, 14 Maharashtra Police officials and one CRPF personnel were injured in Bhamragarh district in Maharashtra.