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Apart from a large number of Maoists killed, their geographical influence has, according to the Ministry of Home affairs, shrunk to 41 districts in the country from 96 districts in 10 states in 2010.
Bastar attack: Maoist killing of 22 jawans shows little has changed in over a decade on operations front
Declaring war against the Maoists, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday in Jagdalpur that strong action would be taken.
Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details
In this joint operation, none of the slain or injured belonged to CoBRA battalion, as the CRPF headquarters clarified.
Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005
The minutes of the meeting reviewed by Firstpost revealed that the Chhattisgarh representative assured that the state government will ensure those willing to return have forest rights as well as houses, drinking water facilities, hospitals and other amenities.
CPI (Maoist) confirms death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna in audio clip; Naxal leader wanted in 2010 Dantewada, 2017 Sukma attacks
Banned ultra-Left outfit Communist Party of India (Maoist) has finally confirmed the death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna, a dreaded Maoist leader from Chhattisgarh, who died at the age of 59
Former J&K governor advisor, K Vijay Kumar appointed senior security advisor in MHA; 67-year-old to be in position for one year from date of taking charge
1975-batch officer of the Indian Police Service will 'advise the ministry on security-related matters', said the order
Narayanpur fratricide case at ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected area shows deep-rooted frustration among jawans in paramilitary forces
Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh that is close to Maharashtra border, is a hotbed of Left Wing Extremism
Fear of losing ground to security forces drives Maoists to burn down construction vehicles in Dantewada to stop building of roads, new police camps
The locals are of the view that recent surrenders of Maoists and new police camps in Naxal-sensitive villages have caused frustration among the ultra-Left cadre operating in Dandakaranya region of Bastar.
In Jharkhand's Khunti district, 'pathalgadhi' movement takes centre stage ahead of upcoming Assembly election
Police visits — and the possible use of excessive force — have become frequent since violence erupted in a neighbouring village over the locally-driven Pathalgadhi movement in June 2018
Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar for first time; shoot-on-sight orders issued to security forces
Shoot-on-sight orders have been issued to security forces deployed across Left-Wing Extremism affected states after a 'serious and new' threat of possession and operation of drones by Maoist cadres came to light recently
Amit Shah directs CRPF to undertake 'effective, decisive action' against Urban Naxals, terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir
Amit Shah directed the CRPF to undertake 'effective and decisive action; against urban Naxals as well as terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir as he made his maiden visit to the headquarters of the paramilitary force
'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties': Ahead of Chitrakot bypolls, Maoists nail warnings on trees for Bastar villagers
Chitrakot Assembly bypolls: The Bastar police has claimed that the Darbha Committee of the CPI (Maoist) even put a wooden plank at village panchayat office at Toynar with a handwritten note asking villagers: 'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties'
Chhattisgarh Police may get custody of woman Maoist leader Sujatha wanted in several attacks in Bijapur district
According to a source in Bijapur district police, woman Maoist leader Sujatha alias Nagaram Rupa has been brought to Chhattisgarh from Central Jail in Warangal on a production warrant
Adivasis and the Indian State: Caught between Hinduisation and indifferent govt, Madias of Maharashtra struggle to make ends meet
Majority of the families belonging to the Madia tribe in Maharashtra, whose lives have been disrupted by an encroaching ‘civilisation’, are left with a Hobson’s choice — assimilate and lose their Adivasi culture or resist and lose their lives
Chhattisgarh to grant habitat rights under FRA to tribals in 'Maoist stronghold' Abhujmad forest; Bhupesh Baghel's soft approach may score a win
The eight-month-old Congress government in Chhattisgarh is making a case for a 'soft' approach to tackle the Left-wing extremism (LWE), or Maoist insurgency in the state by reaching out to tribals living in Abhujmad by accelerating the process of granting habitat rights to them.
Home Minister Amit Shah urges Maoist-affected states to rationalise surrender policy, eliminate Left-Wing Extremism
Home Minister Amit Shah said that incidents of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) have come down but the focus needs to be on eliminating the problem completely
Naveen Patnaik asks Centre to waive deployment charge of Central forces in insurgency-hit areas, says LWE is ‘critical’ internal security challenge
Naxal insurgency is the most critical internal security challenge, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik said on Monday and demanded the waiver of deployment charge of Central forces in the LWE-affected areas.
Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism
The Centre and the Naxalism-affected states on Monday resolved to jointly fight the Left Wing Extremism, with Home Minister Amit Shah declaring that the Maoists are against the idea of democracy.
Kamal Nath urges Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in Madhya Pradesh's Naxal-affected Balaghat, Mandla
Kamal Nath urged the Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in two Naxal-affected districts of the state for better sharing and collection of information.
Amit Shah to take stock of operations against Naxals in meeting tomorrow; chief ministers, key officials of affected areas to be present
Amit Shah on Monday will take stock of the ongoing operations against Naxals and the development initiatives being undertaken in Maoist-hit areas, officials said.