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

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.
Maharashtra: Naxals allegedly torches six vehicles brought for construction work
India

Maharashtra: Naxals allegedly torches six vehicles brought for construction work

Naxals allegedly torched six vehicles, including tractors brought for construction work, in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district today, a police official said.
#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution
India

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' which showed the plight of Maoist hit areas through the lens of a poll officer went on to be India's official entry in Oscars in 2017.
#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow
Politics

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

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

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.
One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh
India

One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

One naxal was gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.
Jharkhand: Five held for extorting money posing as Maoists
India

Jharkhand: Five held for extorting money posing as Maoists

Five people, who posed as Maoists to extort money from local businessmen and other affluent people, have been arrested at Ghatshila sub-division in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.
Chhattisgarh: 16 Naxals, including 2 women, arrested from Sukma district
India

Chhattisgarh: 16 Naxals, including 2 women, arrested from Sukma district

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.
Odisha: Zero Maoist violence in Narayanpatna block this year
India

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.

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