Leftist movement

7 naxals inovolved in Sukma landmine attack nabbed in Chhattisgarh

Security forces on Sunday have nabbed seven active Naxals from Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, who were allegedly involved in ambushing an anti-landmine vehicle in which nine CRPF personnel were killed this month...

Read More

Great success in tackling Maoism: elimination increased by 88.6%, surrenders by 92.2%

Due to effective strategy of security forces against Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and surrender scheme, elimination of Maoist has increased by 88.6% while surrenders have increased by 92.2% in last three years...

Read More

ED attaches Rs 68 lakh worth assets of two top #Maoist leaders

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth 68 lakh rupees of two top Maoist leaders Pradumn Sharma and Pramod Sharma in Bihar in connection with a money-laundering probe against them...

Read More

Sukma attack shows frustration of Maoists, success of CRPF: Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, talking about deadly Sukma Maoists attack, said that the attack was to retaliate a successful operation by COBRA battalion, which injured many Naxals in the region and recovered their weapons...

Read More

9 CRPF personnel martyred in IED blast during search operation in Sukma

In a deadly Maoists attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma, around nine CRPF soldiers have been killed and 6 others were injured. Of the 6 injured, 4 are in critical condition. The personnel belonging to the 212 Battalion were killed in the IED blast while they were conducting an area-domination operation in the Kistaram area in a mine-protected vehicle...

Read More

Don’t invite Naxal propagator Sidharth Varadarajan at Army Conferences and IAS trainee Sessions: LRO demands

Objecting this decision of inviting a Naxal propagandist to preach the IAS cadre, a collective voice has been raised by the rights watchdog - Legal Rights Observatory. ..

Read More

Two Maoists killed in a gun-battle with CoBRA troops

At least two Maoists were yesterday killed in a gun-battle with security forces in the tribal Bastar division In Chhattisgarh. The incident took place when a team of COBRA battalion of CRPF was on a search operation in Chintalnaar area of Sukma district...

Read More

LRO demands quick action against Mumbai Patrakar Sangh for allowing Naxal Program

The Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) has demanded immediate action against the office-bearers of Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh (MMPS) for allegedly allowing a “Naxal Program” on October 13...

Read More

Gujarat Cops nabs Naxal leader Tusharkranti Bhattacharya from Nagpur Railway Station

Tusharkranti Bhattacharya, a former CPI(M) activist was arrested from Nagpur Railway Station for his alleged links with the Naxalite group. On Tuesday Cops from Gujarat nabbed Bhattacharya who was traveling from Kolkata to Nagpur in Geetanjali Express. He will be produced before the court at Surat. The activist was under the scanner for his alleged involvement in a 2011 case for promoting Naxalite activities in tribal dominated areas of Dang, Surat, and Navsari districts, of South Gujarat...

Read More

Coming back to mainstream society; 2 top Maoist leaders surrendered in Bengal

Since last 4-5 years top level Maoists are showing a tendency of coming back to mainstream society. A bunch of rebels have surrendered to the local administration. Indicating a good sign, members of a Maoist squad from Purulia district of West Bengal surrendered before the police on Tuesday. Both of the surrendered Maoists, Hajari Hembram alias Bijoy and Rani Munda alias Pooja were known as top level rebel leaders...

Read More

Fed up with Torture, Odisha Woman Maoist surrenders before Police

A woman Maoist has surrendered before Odisha Police today claimed that she and other women were tortured. The case has been registered in Odisha’s Deogarh district’s Police station. The Maoist, Sabitri Murmu alias Kuni was an addressing from Krushnapur village...

Read More

‘Flames of education will extinguish Naxalism’: CM Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that the flames of education will extinguish Left-Wing Extremism soon. He said that the State Government is giving a fitting reply to Naxalites and terrorists' violence by providing education and health facilities in remote parts of the State...

Read More

34 hard core Naxals arrested in CRPF`s massive hunt operation in #Sukma

Chhattisgarh police have arrested 34 Maoist fighters from Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. All the arrested were active as members of various wings of the outlawed CPI (Maoist) and involved in the deadly attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in April this year...

Read More

Two naxals inovolved in Sukma attack nabbed in Bihar

Patna, June 9: Naxalism is the most dangerous threat to internal security. Bihar Police, Central Reserve Police Force and 16th Battalion of Sharsatra Semma Bal (SSB) have nabbed 9 active Naxals in a two phased joint Operation yesterday. The joint operation also recovered a pipe bomb, a steel container bomb, electronic detonator with 5kg of IED. According to the first interrogation report, the nabbed include two naxals involved in Sukma incident of last April. Toppa Hasda alias Sonam Hasda and Sunil ..

Read More

IPS Officer asks, "What have the Maoists achieved in the last fifty years to celebrate?"

25th May 2017 marked the 50 years of Naxalbari movement. This era of revolution is not pleasing for Indian. Thousands of killings, hundreds of blasts, harm to nation’s property, and terror to mass- that can be a one line brief of this period. The movement started for the welfare of rural farmers but the revolutionaries who took part were from the elite class. If a movement is claimed for the welfare of deprived section of society and then it deprives and creates terror for common mass, it loses its ..

Read More

Naxalbari : So called ‘Farmers’ movement’ to National Security threat; 50 years of bloodshed

Naxal- Maoist insurgency in India is now a great threat to National security. Though there is the ideological difference between Maoist and Naxals, now they are almost synonyms. Present Naxalites are mainly Maoists as they fight from underground and according to them their focus group is tribal. They are active in Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal states...

Read More

Maoists blew up railway track and burnt down a car in Jharkhand

The ruckus of Maoists in the forest state region of Jharkhand has been prevalent since 1967. The on and off conflict between Maoists and the police force remains and until recently, the Maoists have blown the railway track of Delhi-Howrah main route under Dhanbad railway division on Sunday night around 12:40 A.M. The incident took place at a point between Chichaki and Karmabaand railway station...

Read More

CRPF personnel and police destroyed Maoist camp in Odisha, seized 200 live bullets and explosives

Last night, the Maoist camp in Rourkela district was destroyed in a joint operation by the CRPF personnel alongwith Odisha police in a gun-battle with red rebels. Unfortunately, over 20 Maoists managed to flee from the camp during the encounter...

Read More

LRO to move SC against urban Maoist sympathizers

The Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) is planning to move the Supreme Court against the urban Maoists sympathisers working in Delhi...

Read More

Surrendered ultra exposes links between urban and armed jungle Maoists

Dreaded Maoist Podiyam Panda, who laid down arms before the security forces, revealed the links between the Delhi University (DU) Professor Nandini Sundar and the Human Rights activist Bela Bhatia and the armed Maoists operating from the deep jungles of Chhattisgarh...

Read More

CRPF jawans eliminate 20 Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Twenty Maoists were eliminated in a massive operation launched against them in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur on May 14, sources said...

Read More

Revenge of #SukmaAttack : 20 Maoists killed by in CRPF massive hunt Op in Chhattisgarh

At least 20 Maoists were killed in a joint operation by COBRA battallion of CRPF and District Force in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur. CRPF said, around 150 naxals were involved in this encounter and a number of Naxals were reportedly from neighbouring States...

Read More

Maoists issue ‘death warrant’ against LRO for ‘defaming them’

The Maoists organisation in India has issued a ‘death warrant’ against the Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) a NGO for filing complaints against ‘Urban Maoists’ in last five months...

Read More

CRPF's strategic command headquarter shifted to Chhattisgarh; Meet on anti-Maoist strategy today

The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the CRPF has been shifted from Kolkata to Raipur in Chhattisgarh. The Centre took the decision in the wake of the recent Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh in which 37 CRPF personnel were martyred...

Read More

Dastardly killing of 25 CRPF Jawans in Chhattisgarh

The mass killing of the innocent cannot be justified by any sane people. But in India a certain section of scholars have gone quite insane so much so that they defend all such cruelties upon the humanity. What is more shocking is that some are often the complicit behind the scene...

Read More

Govt talks tough on Sukma attack, Rajnath says no one will be spared

“We have taken Sukma attack on CRPF jawans as a challenge, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reiterating his resolve not to spare any one responsible for this ‘very sad and unfortunate incident’...

Read More

‘Sacrifice of #SukmaMartyrs will not go in vain’ says PM Modi

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh as cowardly and deplorable. The Prime Minister praised the valour of the CRPF personnel and said that the sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain...

Read More

Chronology of Maoist attacks on security personnel

Here is the chronology of recent Maoist attacks on the security personnel in various states...

Read More

24 CRPF jawans martyred in Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

Eleven CRPF jawans were martyred and seven seriously injured when their patrolling party was ambushed by a group of Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district Monday afternoon...

Read More

24 CRPF jawans martyred in Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

Eleven CRPF jawans were martyred and seven seriously injured when their patrolling party was ambushed by a group of Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district Monday afternoon...

Read More

30 Maoists attacked Doikallu Railway Station; left posters opposing PM Modi’s visit to Odisha

In the early hours today Doikallu Railway station in Rayagada district was groped by Maoists attack. Around 30 Maoists attacked Doikallu Railway station, causing two explosions fled away with two walkie-talkie sets of railway staffs...

Read More

Canadian cyclist held by Naxals is safe in Bastar

The Canadian cyclist, John Szlazak who went missing in Chattisgarh’s Sukma district is safe now. The Naxal cadres kidnapped him from Koraput district in Odisha. He was recovered on Tuesday evening...

Read More

Hit at the roots to eliminate Maoism: Swami Yatindrananda Giri

“The roots of present-day Maoism or its earlier avatar Naxalism are outside the country. If we are serious to end this menace then we have to destroy its roots”, said Mahamandaleshwar Swami Yatindranand Giri Maharaj here on March 25...

Read More

Security forces eliminate 6 Naxalites in Chhattisgarh forests

In a fierce encounter that is still on in the forests of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh, the security forces have eliminated as many as six Naxalites and recovered one AK-41 from them...

Read More

Naxalism, terrorism are the sides of same coin, good governance will end them: Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh said that effective and good governance will spell the death-knell of Naxalism and terrorism. Chief Minister addressed '' Counter-Terrorism'' conference held in New Delhi through video-conferencing from his official residence here on Wednesday. Chief Minister while addressing the Conference said that naxalism and terrorism are two sides of the same coin. The main target of Naxalites is to weaken the administrative system based on democratic aspirations and ..

Read More

Will not let Maoists to be obstacle in development of nation: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that Maoists to hinder the development of country and their design of keeping parts of the country backward for their own selfish reasons will not be allowed to succeed. He said Left wing extremists were restless because of the attacks carried out against them by security forces, and called the Sukma attack on the CRPF a result of that frustration...

Read More

GN Saibaba is not alone; many #UrbanMaoists are waging war against India

After the fallout of the Congress from power, the political mentors of all kinds anti-India voices, like so-called urban Maoists called as Civil Liberty groups, the Maoists, the Naxals, the Pro-Pakistan separatists, the JNU Break-Indian gang, the Kanhaiyya Kumars, the Shehla Rashids, the Umar Khalids etc … a particular section of Media and politics is there to voice against the Judiciary and Police machinery if they tried to touch their gang member...

Read More

CRPF to use Specialised robots to detect IEDs and landmines in Naxal areas

Specialised robots will soon assist CRPF patrols to detect hidden Naxal planted IEDs and landmines that have caused numerous fatal causalities. Explosions through IEDs and hidden explosives have killed hundreds of CRPF and other security forces personnel, said Director General, CRPF K Durga Prasad on Monday. ..

Read More

Security forces gunned down seven Maoists in Chattisgarh

Security forces on Tuesday eliminated seven Maoists in Abujhmad forests of Narayanpur area of Chattisgarh. It is believed that it was one of the biggest operations against Maoists in recent times. Heavy arms and ammunitions are also recovered from the slain maoists. After getting information about the presence of Maoists in the forest area of Narayanpur, security forces moved towards the target area for the operation. As soon as the Maoists saw security forces coming nearer to them, they opened fire ..

Read More

Suspected landmine blasts by ‘Maoists’ in Odisha, 7 jawans killed and 6 injured

On Wednesday evening seven jawans got killed while six of them are severely injured in a landmine blast in Odisha’s Koraput district. Police suspect that this landmine blasts might have been carried out by Maoists...

Read More

Chattisgarh police kills two wanted naxals

Chattisgarh police on Sunday morning killed two wanted Naxals during an encounter in Kirandul forests of Dantewada. Heavy arms and ammunition were also recovered from the slain Naxals. According to sources, several search teams were deployed after the reported vandalisation of an ancient Ganesha idol on Dholkal hills by Naxals two days ago. One of these teams on Sunday morning fired upon by Naxals in the Kirandul forests. One male and another female Naxals were killed in the resultant encounter. One ..

Read More

Braveheart Usha Kiran- 1st CRPF Women Officer posted in Bastar region infected by Maoists

Chhattisgarh is struck in the menace of ‘naxalism’ and is trying hard to get rid of it. On this land where it is hard to even survive, 27-year old Usha Kiran, has secured to become the first women officer belonging to Central Police Reserved Police Force...

Read More

1 naxalite killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal was gunned down in an encounter with security forces today in the insurgency-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The skirmish took place in the morning in the forest of Metapal village under Gangaloor police station when a joint team of security forces was out on a counter-insurgency operation, Bijapur Superintendent of Police K L Dhruv said...

Read More

Three Naxalites killed in police encounter in Bastar

Security forces eliminated three Naxalites in an encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar area while three others were nabbed live...

Read More

Odisha police gun down three Maoists in Rayagada

Odisha police claimed to have gunned down three Maoists in an encounter in a forest in Rayagada district, 500 km southwest of capital Bhubaneswar...

Read More

5 killed in Maoists attack in Bihar

Security forces launched a massive combing operation against Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district on Thursday, a day after five people, including three policemen, were killed when rebels attacked the camp of a construction firm, police officials said...

Read More

Security forces encircle 250 Maoists in Jharkhand

In a massive operation against the Maoists, security forces have laid siege to a hill in Jharkhand, entrapping nearly 250 guerrillas by cutting their supply lines, police said here Friday. ..

Read More

Former Maoist Ganti Prasadam is dead

Former Maoist leader Ganti Prasada Rao alias Prasadam, who was shot at and critically injured by unidentified people in Nellore Thursday, succumbed to his injuries in the early hours of Friday, police said...

Read More

Former Maoist leader Ganti Prasadam shot at, critically injured

Former Maoist leader Ganti Prasada Rao alias Prasadam, who was released in 2011 in exchange for the kidnapped collector of Odisha's Malkangiri, was critically injured in an assassination attempt in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore town Thursday, police said...

Read More

Over 1,000 killed in Maoist attacks in Jharkhand

Around 1,100 people, including 426 security personnel, have been killed in Jharkhand since it was carved out of Bihar in November 2000, police data show...

Read More

SP, five cops killed by Maoists in Jharkhand

In one of major strikes by Maoists in Jharkhand, a superintendent of police and five policemen were killed in an ambush in Dumka district Tuesday, police said...

Read More

Jairam Ramesh asks Maha district collector not to trouble PM fellow: Daily

Central rural development minister Jairam Ramesh has asked district collector not to trouble PM fellow arrested for alleged links with Maoists last week. According to leading Marathi Daily, Jairam Ramesh has asked district collector Abhishek Krishna not to trouble Prime Minister Rural Development Fellow (PMRDF) Mahesh Raut...

Read More

Congress leader named for supplying arms, explosive to Maoists

Amidst the allegations of Congress-Maoists nexus, a Congress leader has been named for aiding arms and explosives to Maoists in Gadchiroli district...

Read More

Maoists attack police patrolling party in C’garh: Jawan killed

Maoists who seem to have decided to show their muscle power killing innocent people, once again attacked police patrolling party in Konda Goan district of Chhattisgarh on Friday. A police jawan was killed and 3 others were injured during the fire exchange...

Read More

Maoists blow up school in Bihar

Maoists blasted a state-run middle school in Bihar's Jamui district early Saturday, police said...

Read More

Train attack- Alert sounded in Giridih and Dhanbad districts

Jharkhand Police has sounded an alert in Giridih and Dhanbad districts following the Maoist attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express...

Read More

Suspected Maoists attack train in Bihar

Nearly 100 armed Maoists on Thursday attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express in Bihar with an aim to snatch the weapons from RPF personnel on board. ..

Read More

UAV for anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh: Shinde

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday said the government was making arrangements to deploy an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in areas close to Chhattisgarh to gather intelligence on Maoists. ..

Read More

Need peaceful politics in Maoist-hit areas: PM

Parties must work together to ensure peaceful political activity in areas where the Maoists are active, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said at an all-party meeting here Monday...

Read More

PM to hold all-party meet on Maoists

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold an all-party meet Monday to finetune the government's strategy to deal with Maoists, official sources said Sunday...

Read More

Meeting the Maoist Challenge

The gruesome murder of political leaders by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh has once again brought to the forefront the fragility of the internal security situation in Central and Eastern India and the inability of the state police forces to deal with it effectively...

Read More

Training, job schemes launched in Maoist areas

The central government Friday launched a special programme providing job opportunities to youths in 24 districts across the country which have been affected by Maoist violence...

Read More

Chess champion Kasparov finally flees Russia, blames Putin for Human Rights violations

Former chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov has finally fled Russia. He declared in Geneva that he will not return to Russia because his freedom in Russia is not guaranteed. Interestingly, Russian news reports mention Kasparov as a political activist. Kasparov has been decorated with a human rights award by the United Nations...

Read More

Chhattisgarh Maoist strike direct attack on freedom, say CMs

The May 25 Maoist strike in Chhattisgarh was a "direct attack on democracy and freedom", chief ministers of various states said in a unanimous resolution Wednesday. ..

Read More

PM on Maoist attack: No place for such violence

Taking a strong stand against Maoist attacks like the May 25 strike against Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday that such violence has no place in a democracy. ..

Read More

Government to call all-party meet on strategy against Maoists

The government has decided to call an all-party meeting to fine tune its strategy to deal with the Maoists in the wake of brutal attack on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said Monday. ..

Read More

NIA probe confirms Congress hand in Chhattisgad Maoist attack, Home ministry hurriedly denies, But Congress mum

In an interesting development, NIA’s initial probe has confirmed that the Congress was itself involved in the Chhattisgad Maoist attack which killed Mahendra Karma and Nandkumar Patel along with many others. Another more interesting development is, the central Home Ministry hurriedly denied any Congress hand, while Congress itself remaining mum over the issue. Local newspersons highlighted the news. NIA preferred not to reveal the names...

Read More

Why we fail against Maoists

We must call a spade, a ‘spade’. While the pseudos of all kinds are mum over the brutal killing of the Chhattisgad Congress leadership by Maoists, they don’t loss any opportunity to cry foul against the security forces and for that matter, entire political system. We must not get diverted by these tactics. Says Balbir Punj…..

Read More

Ajit Jogi told to depose before judicial panel

Saying that there were "conspiracy theories from the Congress household" doing rounds regarding the last week's Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, the BJP Friday demanded that former chief minister Ajit Jogi testify before the panel probing the incident. ..

Read More

Shinde assures joint action against Maoists

Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, during his first visit to Raipur on Friday after the May 25 attack reviewed the anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh, said the Central forces and State police would launch joint action in Bastar area in the days to come. ..

Read More

LF leaders court arrest in Kolkata, released

Defying a police ban, hundreds of workers of opposition Left Front (LF) Friday courted arrest here in support of their eight-point charter of demands, which included a CBI probe into the chit fund scam under the supervision of a court. ..

Read More

Bastar SP suspended, IG shifted

Chhattisgarh state government has suspended Bastar district Superintendent of Police on Tuesday night and shunting out Bastar range Inspector General of Police and Collector in the wake of the Maoist attack on Congress leaders...

Read More

Sitting HC judge to probe Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Chhattisgarh High Court's Justice Prashant Mishra will probe the Maoist attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh last weekend...

Read More

Chhattisgarh bloodbath was revenge of Salwa Judum

Maoists on Tuesday morning claimed responsibility for the May 25 attack in Chhattisgarh in which 27 people including state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel and veteran leader Mahendra Karma were killed, according to a TV report...

Read More

Maoism won’t be tolerated in Assam, says Gogoi

In the aftermath of the Chhattisgarh massacre unleased by Maoists, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, on Monday, said that the Left–wing extremists were active in Assam too and that the State government would take all possible measures to weed out Maoism from the State...

Read More

Congress 'sad and angry' but shows restraint

The Congress is both "sad and angry" over the killing of party workers by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh, but will not decide its future course of action in haste, said party sources Monday. ..

Read More

Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh: A ‘political conspiracy’?

Ajit Jogi fled the yatra by helicopter just before the function ended at Sukma. It was surprising that all those who were killed belonged to anti-Jogi camp in the state Congress organization. Ajit Jogi and his connection with the Christian missionary organizations is well known...

Read More

NIA probes C'garh Naxal attack, Antony rules out army role

Sleuths of the NIA Monday surveyed the site of Saturday's deadly Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh and spoke to the injured in a hospital in Raipur even as the defence ministry ruled out any army role in fighting the rebels and the union home ministry asked the troubled states to review politicians' security. ..

Read More

SIT must probe Chhattisgarh attack: Rajnath Singh

A court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) should investigate the killing of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh, BJP president Rajnath Singh said Monday. ..

Read More

Naxal attack: Slain Chhattisgarh Cong chief’s son seeks CBI probe

Umesh Patel, the son of Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel who was killed in Saturday’s Naxal attack, has sought CBI probe into the incident suspecting political conspiracy behind the tragedy. ..

Read More

NIA will probe security lapses in Chhattisgarh: R.P.N. Singh

There have been security lapses in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh and the National Investigative Agency (NIA) will investigate the strike so that the guilty can be punished, Minister of State for Home R.P.N. Singh said Monday...

Read More

Bastar attack highlights need for strong anti-Maoism mechanism

The entire nation was stunned after Maoists attacked Congress Party’s Parivartan Yatra (Change Campaign) convoy killing 27 people on May 25.This is consider as most lethal attack aiming to show their mussel power. The incident has once again highlighted growing menace of red terror and urgent need of counter Maoism mechanism like ‘Salwa Judum’...

Read More

Maoist attack: India condemns rebels, resolves to combat extremism

A shocked India Sunday condemned the attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh that left nearly 30 people dead and asserted that such attacks will not intimidate the country or affect its resolve to fight extremism...

Read More

Maoist attack: India will not be intimidated, says Mukherjee

Expressing shock at the Maoist attack on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the country would not be "intimidated" by such acts...

Read More

PM, Sonia to pay tributes to Nand Kumar Patel

The bodies of slain leader of opposition in the Chhattisgarh assembly Nand Kumar Patel and his son Dinesh Patel, who were among those killed by Maoist insurgents were brought to Raipur...

Read More

PM: More determination needed to fight extremism

India needs to be more determined in fighting extremism, and the efforts of those who have lost their lives in this fight should not go in vain, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday...

Read More

Major Naxal attacks in the past

In yet another attack by Maoists in a forested area of Chhattisgarh's southern Bastar region, a Congress party convoy was ambushed in Sukma district around 5.15 pm on Saturday...

Read More

BJP seeks aggressive strategy to fight Maoist menace

Condemning the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, BJP on Sunday expressed its “shock” and concern over frequent targeting of political activist by Maoists and called for an aggressive, unified and non-partisan strategy to fight the menace...

Read More

C’garh Maoists attack: Death toll goes up, leaders condemn incident

In a most lethal attack so far, heavily-armed Maoists opened rampaged firing on Congress convoyed killing senior Congress leaders including Mahendra Karma. The entire country has been condemning this brutal attack...

Read More

Naxals kill two Cong leaders in C'garh

Veteran Congress leader, and former Union Minister Vidya Charan Shukla was 'critically injured' in the attack while ..

Read More

Chhattisgarh orders judicial probe into civilians' killing

The Chhattisgarh government ordered a judicial probe into allegations that troopers in an anti-Maoist operation killed civilians in Bijapur district...

Read More

ABVP – SFI clash in Himachal varsity, 12 injured, probe ordered

ABVP students and SFI workers clashed in Himachal Pradesh university in which 12 students left injured, three of them critically. The communists have very bad reputation in the Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Pashchim Banga for physically attacking - even killing – opponents. Even educational campuses are not spared. ..

Read More

Maoists kill 4 security personnel in Bastar

Four security personnel were killed while another was seriously injured in two separate insurgency-related incidents in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, police said Sunday. ..

Read More

Senior Maoist politburo member arrested in Assam

A CPI (Maoist) politburo member Anukul Chandra Naskar alias Pareshda was arrested from Silchar in Cachar district of Assam recently. Pareshda (65) was wanted in several cases of sabotage and terrorism. He was caught by a joint team of Assam police and special intelligence branch of Andhra Pradesh Police on last Wednesday. ..

Read More

Maoists bomb Odisha village building

Maoist rebels early Tuesday blasted landmines and damaged a government building in Odisha, police said. No loss of life was reported. ..

Read More

Giving nod to Kudankulam n-plant unfortunate: Achuthanandan

Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday termed as unfortunate the sanction accorded by the apex court to operationalise the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu...

Read More

Anniversary of a murder that rocked Kerala CPI-M

Come Saturday and it will be the first anniversary of a murder that marked a crisis the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has never before faced in Kerala. After the brutal murder of T.P. Chandrasekheran May 4, 2012, several CPI-M leaders find themselves in the dock. ..

Read More

Maoists building fronts to get Red terror back: Assam Police

In a major concern to security, the Assam police have confirmed that Red terrorism is picking up in the state. Police has said that at least 180 Maoist cadres, including 23 females, have built up a number of front organisations to spread its tentacles and form ties with ULFA. ..

Read More

Maoists kill two villagers in Odisha

Maoists killed two people in Odisha a day after kidnapping them from a village, police said Thursday. ..

Read More

CRPF contingent escapes Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

Troopers of the para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) had a narrow escape Wednesday in a jungle pocket of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-riddled Bijapur district as Maoists ambushed a search party, police said...

Read More

10 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

At least 10 Maoist guerrillas were killed early Tuesday when security forces stormed their hideout in a thickly forested area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, police said. ..

Read More

Prospect of elimination of Maoists in Jharkhand now real

Maoist menace is a major internal security threat for India. The problem needs to be addressed with the unified force of the Nation. For that we have to study the phenomena first. We re-share security analyst Bibhu Prasad Routray’s article to get an insight in to the Maoist affairs...

Read More

Two troopers injured in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Two troopers of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were injured in a gunfight with Maoist militants in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Saturday, police said. ..

Read More

Seven killed in Maharashtra shootout

Seven people, including a policeman, were killed Friday in a shoot-out between police and alleged Maoist cadres in a village in Gadchiroli district, an official said. ..

Read More

Fierce over protest, Mamata calls SFI activists hooligans

Pashchim Bang chief minister Mamata Banerjee who is in Delhi to seek ‘justice’ for her state, received an unexpected welcome by SFI activists who heckled her and her minister...

Read More

Seven Maoists gunned down in Gadchiroli forest

At least seven Maoists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with security forces in Nargunda-Bhatpar tribal area of Gadchiroli district Thursday morning, a police official said. ..

Read More

SFI leader death in Pashchim Bang: Mamata regrets, Left corners

Pressure increasing on Mamata Banerjee government in Pashchim Bang where a 23-year-old Student Federation of India (SFI) leader was allegedly thrashed to death after brutal beating by police during the protest demanding student association election...

Read More

Jharkhand: Ten Maoists killed in encounter with rival faction

Ten alleged Maoists have been killed in an encounter between rival Maoist factions in Chatra in Jharkhand, local police said. CRPF claims key Maoist Arvind's right hand man Lalesh was among those killed in the encounter at Chatra...

Read More

Maoist arrested in WB

A Maoist guerrilla involved in several cases of violence including the killing of a CPI-M leader was arrested from West Bengal's Bankura district Saturday..

Read More

Two commandos injured in Naxal encounter

Two commandos were injured in an encounter with Maoists in forest area near Marartola village of the east Maharashtra district, police said..

Read More

Maoist involved in IAS officer’s kidnapping arrested

Two hardcore Maoists, including a woman, who were allegedly involved in the abduction of IAS officer R. Vineel Krishna in 2011, have been arrested in Odisha’s Malkangiri district, police said on Friday...

Read More

Maoists torch eight vehicles in Jharkhand

Suspected Maoist guerrillas torched eight vehicles of a private company involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said Friday...

Read More

Maoists kill two people in Jharkhand

Suspected Maoist guerrillas killed two people on the outskirts of Ranchi on suspicion that they were police informers, police said Friday...

Read More

Maoists kill cop in Chhattisgarh

Maoist guerrillas killed an assistant sub-inspector of police in Chhattisgarh Wednesday, a day after he was abducted from a forested area...

Read More

Maoists gun down a tribal in Koraput

Maoists have gunned down a tribal villager suspecting him to be a police informer in Odisha's Koraput district. ..

Read More

Drop in Maoist violence in Jharkhand: DGP

Though Maoist violence has dropped significantly in Jharkhand, all the district police chiefs have been asked to remain on vigil and thwart the rebels from indulging in any violence, Jharkhand Director General of Police G S Rath said today. ..

Read More

Six Maoist ultras arrested in Chhattisgarh

Six Maoist was apprehended Friday in a forested pocket of Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said. These three are senior cadres of the banned outfit Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), were arrested in a search operation in Bijapur district...

Read More

Three hardcore Maoists arrested

Three hardcore Maoists were today arrested from a village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police official said. ..

Read More

Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: HM admits

Despite all the efforts for curbing the Maoism across the nation, Maoists (Naxals) are rising in the country. Now union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde also admitted it. Shinde stated on Thursday that Maoist cadres in the country were gaining in strength. Home Minister warned that they were displaying the military potential to form new battalions. ..

Read More

Four Maoists held

Four Maoists were today arrested and some arms and ammunitions were recovered from them in two districts, police said...

Read More

Explosives found from Naxal-infested area

Security personnel today recovered explosives including one pipe bomb from the Naxal-affected Ghatsila sub-division of East Singhbhum district, police said...

Read More

Spawn of Maoism-3

Brig. Hemant Mahajan writes about the Maoist kidnapping..

Read More

Spawn of Maoism-2

Brig. Hemant Mahajan is telling us about the spread n reach of Maoism..

Read More

Spawn of Maoism-1

Brig Hemant Mahajan writes about the big internal security threat - Maoism (Naxalism)...

Read More