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Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours
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Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours

Six Naxals were killed in three separate encounters with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region on Friday night and Saturday, officials said.

Chhattisgarh polls: Amid Maoist threat, one lakh security personnel, including paramilitary forces, deployed for first phase
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Chhattisgarh polls: Amid Maoist threat, one lakh security personnel, including paramilitary forces, deployed for first phase

On 8 November, four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district when Maoists detonated a bus with an improvised explosive device.

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.

Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district; no casualties reported
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Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district; no casualties reported

The incident took place at around 10.50 pm on Wednesday when the Kirandul-bound passenger train, which was stopped mid-way in Kamaloor, was on the way back to Dantewada. The train was evacuated at Kamaloor station in view of Naxalite arson in one of the areas falling in the route.

CRPF jawan injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district after Naxals ambush security officials and set off IED blast
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CRPF jawan injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district after Naxals ambush security officials and set off IED blast

A CRPF jawan was on Monday injured in a Naxal ambush and IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, officials said.

Village in Naxal-affected Dantewada district gets PM award for going cashless
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Village in Naxal-affected Dantewada district gets PM award for going cashless

An initiative to make a remote village cashless in the Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh was on Friday rewarded for excellence in public administration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The revolution never came but Maoism lives on in India's forests
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The revolution never came but Maoism lives on in India's forests

The greying revolutionaries who executed last week’s carnage in Chhattisgarh emerged where shaped by desperate struggle—and a zeitgeist where it seemed possible to remake the world.

Seven killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh
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Seven killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

A group of Naxalites ambushed a vehicle carrying six CISF personnel and a civilian late on Sunday night killing them.

The Maoist mantra: kidnap, demand and prosper
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The Maoist mantra: kidnap, demand and prosper

Over recent years, kidnappings have become the number one Maoist strategy of choice. And they've been highly effective thanks to the government policy of rewarding criminal behaviour.