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Chhattisgarh: Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

26 Mar 2019

Chhattisgarh: Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Four Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces today in the insurgency-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, police said.

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

30 Nov 2018

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.

Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals, two cops killed in encounter in Sukma

26 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals, two cops killed in encounter in Sukma

Eight Naxals and two police personnel were killed in an encounter between ultras and security men in Sukma district (Chhattisgarh) today.

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

12 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

One Naxal was gunned down in an encounter with the security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said today.

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

08 Oct 2018

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.

Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

06 Aug 2018

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: CRPF officer killed in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

21 Apr 2018

Chhattisgarh: CRPF officer killed in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

An officer of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed in a gunfight with the Maoists in a dense forest in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Why are the Naxals attacking security personnel repeatedly?

15 Mar 2018

Why are the Naxals attacking security personnel repeatedly?

Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma has witnessed several attacks in the past couple of years on security personnel posted there.

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.

Sukma killing of 25 jawans not human rights violation- CRPF

21 Jun 2017

Sukma killing of 25 jawans not human rights violation- CRPF

In a response to an RTI application, the CRPF has said the killing of 25 of its jawans by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma wasn't a "human rights violation".

Only Bus resumes services in Sukma region after 12 years

01 Jun 2017

Only Bus resumes services in Sukma region after 12 years

People residing in India's Maoist heartland are plagued by connectivity issues.

Naxals slam Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping martyrs' families

29 May 2017

Naxals slam Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping martyrs' families

Akshay Kumar and Saina Nehwal, celebrated actor and sportsperson, have been slammed by Naxalites for extending monetary assistance to the families of CRPF jawans killed in the Sukma attack.

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

09 May 2017

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

Sources stated that government is mobilizing over 2000 CoBRA commandos for deployment in Bastar to eliminate the Maoists in the region.

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

03 May 2017

Anti-feudal to anti-capitalist: Changing face of Maoism in India

The Naxalist/Maoist violence has been termed India's biggest internal threat. Starting in the 60s as an agrarian uprising against feudalism, the violence has acquired a new dimension, targeting symbols of capitalism including corporate houses and mining companies.

Centre puts out hit-list against Maoist leadership

27 Apr 2017

Centre puts out hit-list against Maoist leadership

In response to the deadly Sukma attack that killed 25 CRPF jawans, the Centre has given security forces a hit-list of the top leadership of the Naxalite movement.