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MHA reviews security in six Naxal-affected states, says there is ‘consistent’ decline in incidents of LWE violence since 2014
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MHA reviews security in six Naxal-affected states, says there is ‘consistent’ decline in incidents of LWE violence since 2014

The Centre on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Naxal-affected states where the extremists continue to carry out subversive activities very often, officials said.

Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district; CoBRA unit involved in operation
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Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district; CoBRA unit involved in operation

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

CRPF to enhance annual leaves for jawans in combat zones in bid for better ‘rest, recuperation’; CLs to increase by 13 days
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CRPF to enhance annual leaves for jawans in combat zones in bid for better ‘rest, recuperation’; CLs to increase by 13 days

On the lines of the Army, the CRPF is mulling to enhance the number of leaves given to its combat personnel, as part of a renewed push to provide enhanced rest and recuperation to its troops deployed extensively for anti-terrorism and anti-Naxal operations in the country, officials said on Thursday.

Rajnath Singh says left-wing extremism will be eliminated in three years, tells CRPF to be prompt but not 'reckless'
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Rajnath Singh says left-wing extremism will be eliminated in three years, tells CRPF to be prompt but not 'reckless'

Rajnath Singh, speaking at the CRPF camp, said districts affected by Naxal violence in the country have come down to about 10-12 as compared to 126 some time back.

Naxals kidnap, kill two men in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on suspicion of being police informers
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Naxals kidnap, kill two men in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on suspicion of being police informers

Two villagers were allegedly kidnapped and hacked to death by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.

Two CRPF jawans from Kashmir awarded President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service; 942 security personnel honoured ahead of I-Day
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Two CRPF jawans from Kashmir awarded President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service; 942 security personnel honoured ahead of I-Day

Two CRPF jawans from Kashmir who laid down their lives in the line of duty have been bestowed with country's top police gallantry medal — PPMG

Security forces kill 15 Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; special DGP calls it one of the biggest operations in state's history
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Security forces kill 15 Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; special DGP calls it one of the biggest operations in state's history

Militia platoon commander Vanjam Hunga was among the killed Naxals. The identities of the other 14 cadres are yet to be ascertained.

President Ram Nath Kovind says no place for violence in Constitution, praises Centre's anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh
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President Ram Nath Kovind says no place for violence in Constitution, praises Centre's anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh

President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday that there is no place for violence in the Constitution, as he recalled sacrifices made by security forces involved in anti-naxal operations in Chhattisgarh.

Five women among 7 suspected Maoists killed in Maharashtra
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Five women among 7 suspected Maoists killed in Maharashtra

The hit on the Maoists came as all the Maoist groups are currently observing their annual 'Peoples Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA)' week from 2 to 8 December

Strategic UAV base shifts to Chhattisgarh's Bastar; will provide security forces enhanced aerial surveillance for anti-Naxal operations
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Strategic UAV base shifts to Chhattisgarh's Bastar; will provide security forces enhanced aerial surveillance for anti-Naxal operations

The strategic technical command centre of the Unnamed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), operated by the NTRO and the CRPF, has been shifted to the Naxal hotbed of Bastar in Chhattisgarh in order to provide security forces an enhanced aerial surveillance to conduct anti-Maoist operations.

Sukma Maoist attack: CRPF submits detailed report to home ministry
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Sukma Maoist attack: CRPF submits detailed report to home ministry

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has submitted a detailed report to the home ministry stating the circumstances that led to the killing of 25 of its personnel by Naxals in April in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Nitish Kumar slams Narendra Modi govt for stopping key anti-Naxal funds for Bihar
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Nitish Kumar slams Narendra Modi govt for stopping key anti-Naxal funds for Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for stopping funds for crucial schemes to fight Naxals and 'declining' the state's request for a helicopter for quick deployment of forces in anti-Maoist operations.

Naxals attack CRPF jawans, blow police vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, 15 personnel injured
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Naxals attack CRPF jawans, blow police vehicle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, 15 personnel injured

A mine protected vehicle of the C-60 commandos today came under a landmine attack allegedly by Naxals in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

Sukma Maoist attack: Case may be handed over to NIA for investigation, says Home Ministry official
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Sukma Maoist attack: Case may be handed over to NIA for investigation, says Home Ministry official

The Centre is likely to hand over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the probe into the killing of 25 CRPF personnel in Sukma in Chhattisgarh by the Maoists.

CRPF men in Chhattisgarh battle Maoists facing tough weather
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CRPF men in Chhattisgarh battle Maoists facing tough weather

A long duration of posting in Bastar is very stressful and the CRPF jawans prefer to join work elsewhere including in Kashmir, even though they face militant attacks and stone-pelting mobs

CRPF personnel deployed in Sukma showing signs of fatigue, says Home Ministry officials
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CRPF personnel deployed in Sukma showing signs of fatigue, says Home Ministry officials

CRPF personnel deployed for long stints in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh are showing signs of fatigue, according to officials.

CRPF without regular chief for nearly two months
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CRPF without regular chief for nearly two months

The CRPF remains headless for almost two months now with the government yet to appoint its regular Director General (DG), even as the country's largest paramilitary force lost 38 personnel in line of duty in two major ambushes during the period.

All big anti-Naxal ops to be cleared by force headquarters: CRPF DG
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All big anti-Naxal ops to be cleared by force headquarters: CRPF DG

All big operations in extremism-hit states, which require large-scale mobilisation, will be cleared after approvals from the CRPF headquarters.

CRPF suspends 17 men for inaction during Chattisgarh anti-Naxal operation
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CRPF suspends 17 men for inaction during Chattisgarh anti-Naxal operation

Officials said the inquiry has allegedly found that had these men retaliated, a number of lives would have been saved and casualties could have been inflicted on the attacking Maoist squad which was estimated to be 200 strong during the incident.