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Nov 06, 2018
62 Maoists surrender before security forces in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh terms it 'huge achievement'Of the 62 Maoists, 55 surrendered with their arms and ammunition in Narayanpur district, inspector general of police (Bastar) Vivekanand Sinha said.
Jul 25, 2018
CRPF's Bastariya Battalion provides edge to operations against Maoists; knowledge of terrain, language helps forcesBastariya Battalion, unlike Salwa Judum, has undergone proper training like those in other battalions of CRPF, says CRPF IGP Sanjay Arora.
May 20, 2018
Rajnath Singh to commission maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion of CRPF on MondayThe battalion is named 'Bastariya' as its members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh, bordering Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Telangana, the official said.
Jul 27, 2017
Sukma encounter: CRPF has better coordination with police, says CRPF director generalAfter the Sukma massacre of 25 of its troopers in April, the paramilitary CRPF has weaved "much better coordination" with police forces across the country to take on the Maoists.
Jun 08, 2017
CRPF recruits 743 youths for 'all-tribal battalion' to fight Naxals in Bastar regionAs many as 743 candidates, including 242 women, have been recruited by the Central Reserved Paramilitary Force (CRPF) from the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, one of the worst Naxal-hit areas, for an 'all-tribal battalion' being raised to fight Maoists.