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CRPF jawan, 3 Naxals killed in Jharkhand's Belbha Ghat forest during encounter; AK-47 rifle, 4 pipe bombs seized
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CRPF jawan, 3 Naxals killed in Jharkhand's Belbha Ghat forest during encounter; AK-47 rifle, 4 pipe bombs seized

An AK-47 rifle, three magazines, and four pipe bombs were seized from the possession of the deceased Naxals

Maoists trigger blast in under-construction building in Jharkhand, no injuries reported
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Maoists trigger blast in under-construction building in Jharkhand, no injuries reported

Maoists have triggered a blast in an under-construction building of the forest department in West Singhbhum district.

CPI (Maoist) claims responsibility for Dantewada attack in which BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, 4 security personnel were killed
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CPI (Maoist) claims responsibility for Dantewada attack in which BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, 4 security personnel were killed

In the statement, the CPI (Maoist) also alleged that the government and the police had been forcibly carrying out road construction and installing mobile towers in the region, despite opposition from local villagers

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Naxals disrupt polling in Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha in first phase
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Naxals disrupt polling in Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha in first phase

As the general elections began with the first phase underway to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha, the Naxal threat loomed large on some seats.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Phase 1, four Bihar constituencies that went to polls appear to be heading into NDA kitty
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: In Phase 1, four Bihar constituencies that went to polls appear to be heading into NDA kitty

Till 4 pm, the voting percentage was 50 percent on average, with Jamui recording over 53 percent and Gaya 46 percent. Aurangabad and Nawada reported polling of 48.75 and 47 percent respectively

4 Naxals held, 3 firearms seized amid polling process in Chhattisgarh; 80,000 security personnel guarding Maoist-hit Bastar
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4 Naxals held, 3 firearms seized amid polling process in Chhattisgarh; 80,000 security personnel guarding Maoist-hit Bastar

In the wee hours on Thursday, Naxals detonated an IED (improvised explosive device) in Narayanpur district, which comes under Bastar constituency, police said. No casualty was reported

Lok Sabha election 2019: In Naxal-affected Bastar, Congress and BJP wage last-minute battle
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Lok Sabha election 2019: In Naxal-affected Bastar, Congress and BJP wage last-minute battle

All eyes are set on the single parliamentary seat of Bastar in the LWE (Left Wing Extremism) category, which goes to the polls on Thursday

Dantewada MLA Bhima Mandavi killed by Naxals: Intelligence failure, non-adherence to SOPs and leaks to blame
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Dantewada MLA Bhima Mandavi killed by Naxals: Intelligence failure, non-adherence to SOPs and leaks to blame

Besides a security lapse, several factors like a failure to follow SOPs, ground-level Naxal intelligence, sudden changes made in the MLA's route plan, etc contributed in the successful execution of the Naxal plan to eliminate Bhima Mandavi

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.

Naxal hideout busted in Chhattisgarh's Nakti Ghati forest; arms and ammunition recovered from spot
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Naxal hideout busted in Chhattisgarh's Nakti Ghati forest; arms and ammunition recovered from spot

Large quantity of arms and ammunition along with Naxal literature were recovered from the hideout in Chhattisgarh.

Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres
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Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres

The CPI (Maoist) has exhorted people in Bastar to celebrate International Women's Day with gusto, and has put up pamphlets, posters and banners.

After Pulwama attack, call for uniform compensation across states for war widows grows louder
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After Pulwama attack, call for uniform compensation across states for war widows grows louder

Between 2014 and 2018, a total of 339 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir, a 176% jump from the Manmohan Singh regime, according to figures released by the Ministry of Home Affairs this month

Terrorists increasingly using common anti-theft remote keys to trigger IED blasts in Kashmir, finds report
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Terrorists increasingly using common anti-theft remote keys to trigger IED blasts in Kashmir, finds report

The commonly used anti-theft remote alarms or keys used in motorcycles and vehicles are being increasingly used by terrorists to trigger IEDs in Jammu and Kashmir, a possibility suspected in the recent Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that killed 40 personnel, a latest report has revealed.

After Maoist couple in Chhattisgarh surrenders, police calls it major breakthrough in anti-Naxal operations
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After Maoist couple in Chhattisgarh surrenders, police calls it major breakthrough in anti-Naxal operations

Chhattisgarh police have called it a major breakthrough in anti-Naxal operations in the state and a ‘big success’.

The many shades of Red and how to erase them
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The many shades of Red and how to erase them

Guns or roses, what should the government’s strategy be against the nettlesome Maoist insurgency?

Raman Singh’s development card didn’t turn the trick for adivasis
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Raman Singh’s development card didn’t turn the trick for adivasis

In the midst of the Maoist killing fields, the government built a skill city, an education hub, a multispeciality hospital and also set up a call centre. A one-time Maoist stronghold, Palnar turned into a ‘digital village’, hooked up to the world.

10 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district; ammunition, explosives recovered
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10 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district; ammunition, explosives recovered

Ten Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh on Thursday, police said.

Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court seeking bail
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Bhima-Koregaon activists' arrest case: Sudha Bhardwaj moves Bombay High Court seeking bail

Human rights activist and lawyer Sudha Bhardwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgar Parishad case, has moved the Bombay High Court to seek bail. The plea was taken up for hearing on Wednesday by Justice N W Sambre.

Maoists allegedly set six vehicles on fire in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district, leave banners on the spot
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Maoists allegedly set six vehicles on fire in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district, leave banners on the spot

Naxals allegedly torched six vehicles, including tractors brought for construction work, in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Thursday

Maoist carrying reward of Rs 10 lakh killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Dumka; AK-4, INSAS rifle recovered from spot
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Maoist carrying reward of Rs 10 lakh killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Dumka; AK-4, INSAS rifle recovered from spot

Dumka Superintendent of Police informed that the Maoists have made a hideout here and were planning extortion.