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DGPs' meet discusses Naxal violence, counter-terror action; PM Modi sits through entire session
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DGPs' meet discusses Naxal violence, counter-terror action; PM Modi sits through entire session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, DGPs of all states and union territories, DGs of central police organisations and 350 other senior police officers attended the second day of the three-day conference

Naxal violence: 54 cops, 120 ultras killed in last two years, Chhattisgarh govt tells Assembly
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Naxal violence: 54 cops, 120 ultras killed in last two years, Chhattisgarh govt tells Assembly

State home minister Tamradhwaj Sahu, in a written reply, also said that 315 Naxals surrendered in 2019 while 344 surrendered in 2020

Dantewada Assembly bypoll: Voters brave Maoist threat as turnout touches 60.16% by 3 pm; figure likely to rise, says official
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Dantewada Assembly bypoll: Voters brave Maoist threat as turnout touches 60.16% by 3 pm; figure likely to rise, says official

The polling for the by-election in the Maoist-affected district of Chhattisgarh ended at 3 pm today with voter turnout at 60.16 percent and no untoward incidents.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Voting for Dantewada bypoll begins amid tight security; counting of votes to be taken up on 27 Sept
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Voting for Dantewada bypoll begins amid tight security; counting of votes to be taken up on 27 Sept

Voting for the bypoll to the Naxal-affected Dantewada Assembly constituency began on Monday morning amid tight security

NCST takes note of tribals displaced in red corridor, calls meeting with Union home ministry, govts of Naxal-affected states
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NCST takes note of tribals displaced in red corridor, calls meeting with Union home ministry, govts of Naxal-affected states

The NCST will hold a meeting with the Union home and tribal affairs ministries on the alleged displacement of tribals from Chhattisgarh due to Naxal violence and the demand for their rehabilitation in the state.

Three Kerala districts added to Maoist watchlist even as Centre claims shrinking red terror, limits it to 30 worst-hit areas
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Three Kerala districts added to Maoist watchlist even as Centre claims shrinking red terror, limits it to 30 worst-hit areas

Forty-four districts in the country are no longer under the influence of Maoists or have a negligible presence and most of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) is now confined only to 30 worst-hit districts

Two civilians killed in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district; Naxalite militants suspected
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Two civilians killed in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district; Naxalite militants suspected

Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead allegedly by Naxals in Marudanga village of adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand on Wednesday

Naxal area militia commander killed in gun battle with security forces in Sukma
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Naxal area militia commander killed in gun battle with security forces in Sukma

A Naxal was killed in a gun-battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Thursday in the early morning hours, police said.

Naxal violence claims 12,000 lives, including of 2,700 security personnel, in two decades: Home ministry
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Naxal violence claims 12,000 lives, including of 2,700 security personnel, in two decades: Home ministry

As many as 12,000 people have lost their lives in Maoist violence over the last two decades and of these, 2,700 were personnel of security forces.

Sukma attack: Govt to buy nearly 250 bullet, mine protected vehicles for anti-Naxal ops in Chhattisgarh
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Sukma attack: Govt to buy nearly 250 bullet, mine protected vehicles for anti-Naxal ops in Chhattisgarh

The Centre tonight said it was in the process of procuring nearly 250 bullet and mine protected vehicles for use by the security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh.

Deaths in Maoist violence go up in 2016, reveals official data
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Deaths in Maoist violence go up in 2016, reveals official data

The number of security personnel and civilians killed in Naxal-violence hit areas has increased in 2016 and the number of Maoist surrendering had doubled during this period as compared to the previous year.

IED blast injures five CRPF officers in Raipur's Naxal-affected area
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IED blast injures five CRPF officers in Raipur's Naxal-affected area

Five CRPF men, including two officers, were on Friday injured in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Naxal violence affected Sukma district.

Born in Maoist heartland, Bihar's wonder kids shed fear to excel in academics
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Born in Maoist heartland, Bihar's wonder kids shed fear to excel in academics

The difficult situation, however, has proved no barrier to talent.

There has been steady drop in Naxal-related incidents in last decade, says Rajnath Singh
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There has been steady drop in Naxal-related incidents in last decade, says Rajnath Singh

Stating that there has been a 20-25 percent drop in Naxal violence in the rebel-affected areas in last 10 to 12 years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said though the government wants to resolve the vexed issue by giving a thrust to development, the ultras pose a hindrance in the process.

Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover IED
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Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover IED

An encounter today broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district following which an IED and multiple rounds of ammunition were recovered.

Chhattisgarh polls: Fear looms in Maoist heartland ahead of elections
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Chhattisgarh polls: Fear looms in Maoist heartland ahead of elections

BJP leader insures supporters campaigning for him in the Bastar regions for Rs five lakh each

Jharkhand naxal violence: BJP blames President’s rule in state
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Jharkhand naxal violence: BJP blames President’s rule in state

BJP demanded removal of Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed accusing the administration in the state under President's rule of failing to rein in left-wing extremism and dealing with other law and order matters.

Chhattisgrah govt has nexus with Maoists: Digvijaya Singh
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Chhattisgrah govt has nexus with Maoists: Digvijaya Singh

"If Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra can control Naxalism, why not Chhattisgarh? The ruling BJP is sheltering Naxals for political advantage," said Singh.

NCTC should not be given unbridled powers: Siddaramaiah
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NCTC should not be given unbridled powers: Siddaramaiah

Voicing reservations over the full-fledged operationalisation of the ambitious NCTC, Congress-ruled Karnataka today said the body should not be given "unbridled powers".