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Bastar attack: Maoist killing of 22 jawans shows little has changed in over a decade on operations front
India

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.

Amit Shah pays homage to security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack
India

Amit Shah pays homage to security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

Shah is scheduled to chair a high-level meeting at the Police Coordination Centre in Jagdalpur on the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Bodies of 17 missing security personnel recovered, toll rises to 22
India

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Bodies of 17 missing security personnel recovered, toll rises to 22

Eighteen jawans were missing after five security personnel were killed and 30 others were injured in the gunfight in a forest on the Bijapur-Sukma districts border

CoBRA officer killed, 9 commandos injured in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma
India

CoBRA officer killed, 9 commandos injured in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Officials said the improvised explosive device blast took place in the Chintagufa forest area of the Sukma district

While Urban India struggles, tribals in Bastar follow strict self-isolation norms; villagers barricade roads to prevent spread of virus
India

While Urban India struggles, tribals in Bastar follow strict self-isolation norms; villagers barricade roads to prevent spread of virus

Tribals in the seven districts of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh have voluntarily adopted measures to implement lockdown in their villages, without much of the state’s intervention, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus

Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect
India

Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect

As a proof of their claim, they have issued photos of the three Maoists killed along with their names, area of operation and villages they belonged to

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details
India

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.

Sukma attack: 17 security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh during encounter with Naxals; Narendra Modi pays tribute
India

Sukma attack: 17 security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh during encounter with Naxals; Narendra Modi pays tribute

Seventeen security personnel of District Reserve Guards (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) lost their lives during an encounter with Naxals in Chhatisgarh's Sukma

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security
India

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security

From fighting terrorists in Kashmir to guarding VIPs, performing riot control and poll duty, the Central Reserve Police Force performs a range of functions in addition to its two most important duties: guarding the country’s borders and dealing with its internal security.

One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years
India

One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years

As India marks the first anniversary of one of the worst attacks the country has seen, let's take a look some of the deadliest attacks on the security forces since 2010

Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp
India

Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp

On Monday morning, a patrolling team busted a Maoist camp near Irapalli and was advancing through the area when it came under fire from Naxals.

Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005
India

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
India

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

Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar for first time; shoot-on-sight orders issued to security forces
India

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

Chhattisgarh Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in Chitrakot constituency in sensitive Bastar, Sukma districts amid heavy security
Politics

Chhattisgarh Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in Chitrakot constituency in sensitive Bastar, Sukma districts amid heavy security

Voting for the bypoll to Naxal-affected Chitrakot Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh began on Monday morning amid heavy security.

Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500
India

Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500

The Central Government is planning to create a National Coordination Centre (NCC) which will function as a databank on Maoists' core strongholds and cadres, and act as a synergy point for intelligence gathering and anti-Maoist operations

Chhattisgarh security forces recover IED targeting police station from Sukma district; explosive defused
India

Chhattisgarh security forces recover IED targeting police station from Sukma district; explosive defused

Security forces in Chhattisgarh on Saturday thwarted a possible Naxal attack when they recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted along the main road in Sukma district.

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

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.

Seven Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon; arms and ammunition seized
India

Seven Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon; arms and ammunition seized

In the most recent instance of encounter between security forces (District Reserve Guard) and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, seven Naxals have lost their lives.

TRS leader abducted by Maoists from Telangana found dead in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; police launch probe
India

TRS leader abducted by Maoists from Telangana found dead in Chhattisgarh's Sukma; police launch probe

TRS leader Nalluri Srinivas Rao, who was kidnapped by Maoists from Telangana four days ago, was found dead near Puttapadu village in Sukma.