Leftist movement

Unfolding the tangled knuckles of ‘Urban Naxals’

Unfolding many pages of secret conspiracy and convicting those responsible for the Bhima Koregaon violence case, the Pune police conducted raids at the residences of five so-called activists across the country for their suspected Maoist links. With the arrest of the so called activists coming into limelight, the media witnessed a blowing debate in the country between the people who supported and opposed these ‘Urban Naxals’...

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15 Maoists erased from leftist list in Chhattisgarh on Monday

In a major encounter the brave soldiers of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) gunned down as many as 15 Maoists and arrested two others in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh...

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Ex-Army captain calls for destroying network of urban Maoists

Exposing the sinister anti-national designs of the Left Wing Extremism (LWE), former Indian Army Captain and an expert on Maoism Smita Gaikwad emphasized the need to destroy the network of Urban Maoists to ensure development in remote areas...

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12 Maoists involved in Sukma IED blast nabbed in Chhattisgarh

In a huge success, Security forces has arrested at least twelve Maoists, who were involved in the Kistaram mine protected vehicle attack by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Task Force (STF) in Chhattisgarh's Sukma...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. ..

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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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...

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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’...

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‘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...

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Chronology of Maoist attacks on security personnel

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ..

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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...

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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...

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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. ..

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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 ..

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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...

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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 ..

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Demonetization ‘inspires’ Maoists to surrender in large numbers

Demonetization results in speeding up the surrendering of Maoists and Left-wing extremists...

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Six Maoists killed in an encounter in latehar district of Jharkhand

A joint team of Central Reserve Police Force and Jharkhand police killed at least six maoists in an encounter in Latehar district early on Wednesday. The encounter took place at around 9am near Nabarnagu-Karamdih area under Chhipadohar police station of Latehar, when the CRPF squad went out on patrol. Chhipadohar is one of the most maoists affected areas in Latehar, Jharkhand. Latehar superintendent of police Anoop Birtharay said, “So far six dead bodies of Maoists have been retrieved along ..

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‘Successful’ mission led killing of 6 maoists in Dantewada district of Chattisgarh

Six maoists got killed including three females by security forces in Dantewada district of Chattisgarh on Wednesday evening...

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DU professor Nandini Sundar booked for tribal man's murder in Chhattisgarh: Academicians or Maoist goons?

Chattisgarh police have booked a Delhi University professor and a JNU professor with their Maoist comrades on charges of murder of a tribal villager in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said...

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9 maoists at Bastar division in Chattisgarh surrender

Nine naxalites surrendered at Bastar division in Chattisgarh, destructing the idea of naxal movement of observing a bandh to protest the encounter along the Andhra-Odisha border conducted recently. This surrender has proved to be beneficial for the security forces involved in counter insurgency operations against the naxals. The naxalites in their statement mentioned being fed up of the Maoists ideology and that the ideology is completely hollow. Use of such terms by the naxalites themselves will ..

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Malkangiri encounter’s death toll rises to 27

The toll of Malkangiri encounter among police forces and Maoists rose up to 27 after three bodies of the maoist were recovered on Tuesday morning. The search is still underway and there are estimates that the death toll may hike till the search operation ends...

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Encounter in Malkangiri kills at least 19 maoists

In another major huge encounter a clan of at least 19 Maoists was killed in Malkangiri at Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border in the wee hours of Monday. The maoist camp was attacked by the security forces which was set up. At least 19 Maoists were killed in a major encounter in Malkangiri, at Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border, early on Monday...

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Jharkand police detains naxal zone commander in Tamar

A naxal zone commander was detained by the Jharkand police in Tamar. The commander had the reward of five lakhs upon him. Also, in Ranchi, other nine naxalites surrendered before the police in Ranchi. One of them was also an area commander...

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354 naxalites surrender; Bastar IG ensures Maoist’s rehabilitation

In Chhattisgarh, 354 Naxalites surrendered before the police in south Bastar district of Sukma, considered a rebel stronghold. They surrendered before Inspector General of Police Bastar range S.R.P. Kalluri and other senior officials of Police and district administration in Sukma district This is considered as the biggest ever Naxal-surrender. “The mass surrender of Naxals from southern part of Sukma district will help us in building our intelligence network, hitherto remained weak, in the Maoist ..

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Chhattisgarh security forces eliminate 2 naxals in anti-Maoist operation

The naxals creating havoc in Chhattisgarh's several places, two of them were shot down in a gunbattle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. According to the Superintendent of Police Indira Kalyan Elesela, on the early Tuesday morning, encounter took place in the dense forest of Fulbadgi Police Station area. A joint team of security forces was out on an anti-Maoist operation...

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Jharkhand Security forces kill Maoist commander carrying 25-lakh reward in encounter

The Jharkhand security forces shot down the top Maoist commander, Ashish Yadav, in an encounter Gumla area of Jharkhand. The maoist was carrying a reward of rupees twenty five lakhs for being caught. A joint squad of CRPF and state police killed Yadav in the jungles of Boradih forests of the district on Sunday after a gun battle. He was also a member of the Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee (BJ-SAC)...

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JNU panel holds 21 students ‘guilty of indiscipline’

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) panel, which heard the pleas of 21 students in connection with February 09 event to observe the death anniversary of hanged terrorist Afzal Guru, has found all of them guilty of indiscipline...

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Meghalaya student thrashes ‘Outlook’ over its cover story

Vaishnav K Ronja, a student from Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, presently pursuing his BAMS from Parshuram Medical College, Lote-Chiplun in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, has taken strong objection to the ‘derogatory’ cover story appeared in ‘Outlook’ magazine depicting the RSS and its ‘parivar’ organisations in utterly deplorable manner...

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5 naxalites of Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli surrender; state govt gives Rs.14 lakh as prize money

Five naxalites in Maharashtra surrendered recently from various regions of Gadchiroli district. Upon their arrest, they received the prize money of 14 lakh rupees for their arrest from the state government. It was found that the naxalites were involved in many encounters and incidents of violence along with arson and looting in different parts of the district as well as adjoining parts of neighbouring Chhattisgarh...

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Bihar government gets full cooperation from Centre to combat naxalism in state

The Bihar government got complete assurance from the centre to provide full cooperation to combat naxal activities in the state. Following a telephonic conversation between Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, it was decided that Centre will leave no stone unturned to tackle naxal menace. Director General CRPF was ordered to visit Gaya by Rajnath Singh after ten CRPF commandos and three maoists were killed in an encounter in Sondaha forest area near Gaya - Aurangabad ..

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NCSC asks Odisha govt to act against security personnel involved in Kandhamal killings

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) asked the Odisha government to take action against the security personnel involved in the killing of five civilians in an alleged crossfire between security forces and Maoists in Kandhamal district. The Special Operation Group personnel responsible for the incident must be brought to book stated the Commission's Chairman PL Punia, who inspected the village in reference to the case. ..

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Top maoist Bada Vikash surrenders in Ranchi; says naxal organisation has been weakened

A top Maoist, Bada Vikash carrying award of Rs 25 lakhs on him, surrendered before the Director General of Police D K Pandey in Ranchi on Thursday. He was involved in 76 Naxal related violence and was at number three position in the Maoists Central Committee...

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Police conducts raid in Jharkand’s Dharampur region; arrests three hard-core naxalites

Three hard-core Naxalites were arrested from Shikaripara police station limits of Dumka district on Tuesday. A police team along with Jharkhand Jaguar and SSB personnel got information that 20-year-old hardcore Naxalite Chota Vimal alias Vimal Hembram arrived at his native place in Dharampur under Shikaripara police station. Upon getting this information the police conducted the raid in the village to arrest him...

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Odisha Govt orders to form Special Investigation Team to probe killing of five tribals in Kandhamal

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) is set to form following the orders of Odisha government to investigate into the case of killing of five tribals allegedly during an exchange of fire between security personnel and Maoists in the Kandhamal district of the State on Friday night. To make sure that the probe is thorough and impartial regarding the incident, he has directed an investigation of the case by a Special Investigation Team of the State Human Rights Protection Cell to be monitored and supervised...

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Three naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh for carrying out various attacks on police

Three naxals out of which two were women were arrested from Baramkela area of Raigarh district and Kanker district of Chhattisgarh in past 24 hours. One of the Maoists was arrested in a weekly market of Amabeda area during a search operation. These Maoists carried out various attacks including the attacks on the police. ..

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Forty seven Maoists surrenders in Chhattisgarh

Anti Maoist activities run by Central Government finally having some success in naxal affected areas and providing some important breakthrough which is good for the naxal affected areas. Darbhaa and Pakhnaar are areas are naxal affected areas where 47 naxals surrendered on tuesday. 32 men and 15 women related to one of naxal group surrendered in front of SP of Bastar District..

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Violent opposition to 'Buddha in a traffic jam' in Jadavpur University

violent opposition to 'Buddha in a traffic jam' in Jadavpur University..

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One soldier injured during exchange of fire with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

During exchange of fire with Naxals in the dense forest of Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) soldier was injured on Tuesday. The incident took place early morning when a team of CRPF, CoBRA 204th battalion was conducting anti-national operation in interiors of Basaguda police station limits. While cordoning off the region, located around 450 kms away from the state capital, when security forces reached Puvarti village forests, Naxals opened indiscriminate ..

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Rajnath urges Naxals to shun violence; says violence has no place in a democracy

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday called upon people involved in Naxal activities to give up violence and stated that if they are ready to give up violence, talks can take place with them, adding that violence has no place in a democracy. "There is no doubt that Chhattisgarh and some other states, not all states but some of the districts, are affected by Maoists. Earlier too, I had appealed to the people involved in Maoist activities to leave the path of violence. If they are ready to ..

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Police personnel killed in IED blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

In a blast attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, a police personal was killed. The blast took place in the morning of Thursday. Through an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast, which was triggered by Naxals in Bijapur district, A CRPF personal died. The IED blast took place about 600 meters away from a CRPF battalion in the Sukma District of the state...

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122 Naxals surrender in insurgency hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

As many as 122 Naxals, including 11women on Saturday surrendered before the police in Sukma District of Chhattisgarh. This is till date the biggest surrender in Bastar. The Naxals surrendered before Bastar Inspector General S.R.P Kalluri, Sukma district collector Neeraj Bansod, Sukma Superintendent of Police D. Shrawan and Bastar Aryan Das...

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4 CRPF injured in a series of IED blasts by Naxals

Four troops have been injured after a series of IED blasts occurred in Dhanbad district of Ranchi. Officials said the incident occurred near Topchanchi-Jitpur axis when bike-borne troops of the force were out on patrol in the Left Wing Extremism affected areas of the district...

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The Maoist menace: It’s time for firm action to finish the fight

Wednesday's Naxalite attack on CRPF vehicle killing 7 jawans once again underlined the need to end this LWE once and for all...

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CRPF suspects Info on troops in Dantewada was leaked; probe ordered

The Central Reserve Police Force [CRPF] has got clues that the information regarding the movement of its troops, killed in a deadly landmine blast in Dantewada, was "leaked" and it has begun a probe to find out the mole who could be from "within or outside" the paramilitary...

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Naxalites kill seven CRPF men in C’garh blast

Seven CRPF jawans are feared killed by the Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada today after the ultras detonated a bomb...

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Naxal commander with Rs. 1 lakh reward on his head, shot down by force in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal commander was shot down in a police encounter in insurgency-hit Kondagaon district in Chhattisgarh on Friday. The deceased was identied as Sudharam, who was a native of Sahpadarpara in Kudur. He was a Jan Militia commander who was carrying one lakh reward on his head. The encounter took place early on Friday morning between a team of District force and rebels in the dense forests of Kudur-Rakasmeta villages under Mardapal police station limits. “As per the operational plan, a police team set ..

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Maoist supporters of Odisha continued their surrender spree; 57 people join today

Maoist sympathizers of Odisha continued their surrender spree on the third day today. As many as 57 supporters including 25 women today surrendered before the police in Odisha’s Malkangiri district. As per information provided by Malkangiri SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra, the Maoist supporters today gave up arms before Malkangiri SDPO Madkar Sandeep Sampat. ..

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Three security force officers died and over fifteen injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

In multiple encounters that took place between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma District on Thursday, three CRPF commandos were killed and over a dozen were injured. The encounter began when personnel of CRPF’s exclusive jungle warfare unit CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) had the first exchange of fire with Maoists in the jungles of Bastar area. The CoBRA team encountered multiple ambushes and fire fights beginning 12.30 pm yesterday and while evacuating the area, ..

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Eight Maoists killed in an encounter in Gottepau forest of Telangana-Chattisgarh boarder

At least eight Maoists including five women were killed in an encounter in the Gottepau forest area on the Telangana Chattisgarh boarder this morning. The Khammam district Maoists' secretary Kiran and Cherla area commander Lachchanna were also among the dead. Two police personnel have also been injured in the encounter...

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CRPF 4th battalion organized Civic Action Programme in the Maoist affected villages

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)’s 4th Battalion of Rayagada district organized a Civic Action Programme in the Maoist affected Sindhipadar village under K.Singhpur police limits of Rayagada district. The programme was launched with the objective of combating left wing extremism and bridging the gap between villagers and security personnel through winning their hearts & minds. ..

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Rajnath visits Koraput BSF camp to review anti-Maoist operations in Odisha

Union Home minister Rajnath Singh arrives in Koraput BSF camp to review anti-Maoist operations. Home Minister will review Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation. Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh and IG (Operation) Soumendra Priyadarshi were presented there in the meeting. Union Home minister Rajnath Singh arrived at BSF campus helipad in Koraput at 10.15 am by a BSF helicopter. Union Minister would hold a meeting with Home Secretary..

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Armed Naxalites create disruption in Odisha; sets fire on 3 champs, 8 construction vehicles

Armed Maoists set fire to three camps and eight construction vehicles under Pottangi police station limits in Koraput district late on Sunday night. Reports said more than 100 armed Maoists arrived at three contractors’ camps at Taupadar, Barabandha and Kasuguda under Pottangi police station limits and attacked the labourers while they were asleep...

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Three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh by security forces

In a clash between security forces and naxals in Dantewada in Chhhattisgarh, three naxals were gunned down. The skirmish took place between a team of District Reserve Group (DRG) and ultras in the jungles of Katekalyan police station area. While undertaking an anti-naxal operation in Katekalyan, located 450 kms away from the state capital, security forces spotted a group of armed cadres between Lakhapal and Turrempara villages following which a gun-battle broke out between both the sides, Dantewada ..

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Three Pune students abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh are freed; safely reached CRPF camp

Three Maharashtra students who were abducted by Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh have been freed, as per sources.They safely reached CRPF camp in Chintalnaar in Sukma. As per reports, earlier the three students of Pune who were on a cycle rally to propagate the message of peace and harmony among all the sections of society were allegedly abducted in the mid way of the rally by Naxals at worst infested Bijapur district of Bastar division on Saturday..

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Four Maoist militants arrested in Chhattisgarh by police

Four Maoist militants were arrested by Chhattisgarh police on Friday fom insurgency hit Dantewada...

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Chhattisgarh-Odisha team up to wipe out increasing Naxalist activities in belonging areas

Talking on the side lines of top level police meet between Chhattisgarh and Odisha police, IG Kalluri has said that they have made a blue print to wipe out the Naxals belonging Darbha Division Committee which is active in the Malkhangiri district. Bastar range IG SRP Kalluri, Bastar SP R N Das, Sukma and Malkangiri SP were part of the meeting..

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10 armed Maoists invade Chitrakonda brutally killing 2 citizens in Odisha

Maoists kill two persons in Odisha by slitting throat. In Chitrakonda areaMaoists kill Badapadar Sarpanch by slitting throat. Around 10 armed Maoists barge into Sarapanch Jayaram Khara’s house; slit his throat. Another murder in Malkangiri, police suspect Maoists hand . Former Kuduguluguma Raba Sarpanch’s brother’s throat slit..

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63 Maoist cadres, 1,034 villagers have withdrawn their support to Naxalites says CM Patnaik

Maoist activities have come down in Odisha said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the state assembly while replying to the debate on the demand of grants for the Home Department in the Supplementary Budget amounting to 131.63 crore..

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Chhattisgarh four security men injured in a Naxal ambush

In Chhattisgarh, four security personnel were injured in a gun-battle with the Maoists in the forests of Kistaram in Sukma district in tribal Bastar region today. Though the police claimed that they have gunned down 15 Maoists during the encounter, no bodies could be recovered so far..

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Odisha DG asserts to continue operation against Maoists; says infiltrated has increased

Operation against Maoists will continue. This was informed by the Director General of Police Kanwar Brajesh Singh on Sunday. DGP informed that a large number of Maoists have infiltrated into Odisha because of heightened security in neighbouring Jharkhand..

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Introspect, shun violence, join development process, Indresh Kumar tells Maoists

“Violence can never bring about development. This is universal truth. The Maoists who believe in ‘gun-culture’ need to do serious introspection in the light of this truth and shun violence and join the process of development to make Chhattisgarh a developed state”...

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Odisha CM urged Centre to approve proposal for construction of 24 roads in Maoist-hit districts

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday Urged Centre to approve proposal for construction of 24 roads in Maoist-hit districts. On this regard CM Patnaik writes letter to urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh..

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In a gun battle with Maoists 1 CRPF jawan killed and 1 injured in Raipur

A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured in a gun battle with naxals in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district. The skirmish took place in the forests under Maraguda police station limits during an anti-naxal operation in the region by the paramilitary forces, Sukam Additional Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh told PTI..

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3 TDP leaders abducted by Maoists in Visakhapatnam late last evening

In Andhra Pradesh, Maoists abducted three Telugu Desam Pary (TDP) leaders in Visakhapatnam district late last evening..

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PM Modi appeals Maoists to shun violence & join main stream rally in Bihar rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appealed to Maoists to shun violence and join the national main stream and development of the country..

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In Odisha Malkangiri district, 45 Maoists including 400 supporters surrender

In Odisha, about 400 Maoist supporters have surrendered before the police in the naxal-affected Malkangiri district. Those surrendered include 45 members of the left wing militia group of Materu Gram Panchayat under Podia block. The surrendered villagers accused their leadership of killing innocent people and deviating from root cause of extremism...

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Hardcore Maoist and his 125 supporters surrender before police in Malkangiri district of Odisha

Maoist who carried 1 lakh rupees reward on his head and was allegedly involved in many crimes, surrendered before the police in Malkangiri district on Monday in Odisha. The Maoist, Mesha Muschhaki and 126 of his sympathisers belonging to Silakota village, surrendered before Malkangiri District Collector and superintendent of police...

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PM Modi urges for mobile connectivity in Naxalist affected areas; asks for postal services for underprivileged

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the scheme for provision of mobile services in Left wing extremism affected areas..

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Violence has no place in democracy, says Jharkhand CM after Palamu encounter

After 12 Maoists gunned down in palamu district in Jharkhand, Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday commenting on the encounter said violence cannot be sustained in Democracy. ..

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Twelve Maoists gunned down in police encounter in Jharkhand

A week after 18 soldiers were killed in ambush attack by Manipur militants, At least twelve Maoists were gunned down on Tuesday in an encounter with the police in Palamau district in Jharkhand..

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Maoists attack 'Gammon India' camp in Bihar; torch vehicles, machinery

Heavily armed Maoists attacked a camp of civil engineering company 'Gammon India' torching several vehicles and construction machinery near Kamtaul village in Muzzafarpur early on Saturday...

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Unidentified militants kill 20 Army personnel in Manipur, eleven injured in ambush

At least 20 Army personnel were killed in a militant attack in Manipur and 12 injured in Chandel district on Thursday...

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Govt to make all possible efforts for development of left wing extremism affected areas

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh. During his visit, Rajnath said that government will do all possible efforts for the development of left wing extremism affected areas and made sure that development is possible only by ensuring security to the people of these regions...

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Kerala govt to approach Division Bench of HC to challenge that being Maoist is not a crime

The Kerala government will approach the Division Bench of the High Court to challenge the Single Bench ruling that being a Maoist is not a crime. The Advocate General Dandapani told AIR that the proceedings for appeal will be taken after the formal Government decision on appeal...

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Naxals kill abducted youth in Maharashtra

Naxals had killed a youth from Kolsegudam village in Aheri tehsil in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra whom they had abducted a few days ago, police said today...

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Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill one, release other 249 abducted villagers

Maoists took 250 villagers hostage in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada but freed all the captives late tonight barring one who was beaten to death after being tried in a "people's court"...

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Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill one, release other 249 abducted villagers

Maoists took 250 villagers hostage in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada but freed all the captives late tonight barring one who was beaten to death after being tried in a "people's court"...

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Five maoists arrested in Tamil Nadu in major breakthrough

Five activists of the banned organisation CPI (Maoist) have been nabbed from Karimaththampatti in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu...

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CPI-Maoist trying to establish a channel in Nagaland

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary on Wednesday said left wing extremist (LWE) outfit CPI (Maoist) is trying to establish a separate channel in Nagaland primarily to source weapons. ..

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Security alert on Assam-Nagaland border areas after militants kill eight jawans in ambush

Preventive steps have been taken in Assam following the killing of eight jawans by militants in Nagaland. Official sources in Guwahati said that police patrolling is on at vulnerable areas bordering Nagaland to thwart any nefarious design of militants...

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Eight Assam rifles jawan killed, six injured in NSCN ambush in Nagaland

At least 8 Assam Rifles personnel’s were killed and 6 others injured in an ambush by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) militants in Mon district of Nagaland on Sunday afternoon. Additionally, four jawans are reportedly missing...

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Maoists in Odisha free five of eleven people who were abducted on April 13

The Maoists in Odisha have released five of the eleven people they abducted on April 13 in Malkangiri district, police said on Thursday...

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20 Maoists killed in encounter, claims Chhattisgarh police

In Chhattisgarh, police claimed that 20 Maoists were killed in an encounter with Special Task Force on Saturday. ..

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Chhattisgarh: Raman Singh holds meeting to assess situation after Sukma naxal attack

In a fierce Maoist attack in Sukma district, seven security personnel of Chhattisgarh’s special task force were killed...

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BSF jawan killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Naxals attacked a BSF team killing a jawan in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, striking for the third time since Saturday...

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Jharkhand : Commander of an ultra left outfit killed in encounter with police

In the early hours of Friday, the thirty year old area commander Nicholas Pahan, who was associated with the ultra left outfit called as People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) got killed in an encounter with police near Kunjla of Khunti district. He was declared ‘wanted’ in connection of atleast 24 criminal cases. PLFI is the another faction of the CPI Maoists...

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Security forces diffuse IED during Maoist hideout in Bihar; seize arms, explosives

Security forces on Friday seized a cache of arms and ammunitions from a Maoist hide out and defused an IED planted by ultras in Bihar's Rohtas district...

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Maharashtra: Two police commandos killed in gunbattle with Naxalites

Two police commandos were killed while another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxalites in the forests of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra...

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Naxals extorting money from traders, industrialists: Govt

Naxals are extorting money from traders, industrialists and others in different areas in the country, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday...

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Chhattisgarh police take radio route to combat Naxalism

Fighting the Naxal menace for over past three decades, the Chhattisgarh police is now trying to reach out to the people via radio and win their confidence in the insurgency-hit areas...

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Bomb blast by Naxals injures two policemen in Chhattisgarh

A pressure bomb blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district today injured two police jawans, police said...

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Construction company office in Bihar attacked by Maoists

An armed Maoists attacked took place in a road construction company office where vehicles and four motorcycles were set on fire in Bihar's naxal-hit Arwal district...

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Maoist landmine blast in Odisha injures one Jawan

A jawan of Odisha's elite Special Operaton Group (SOG) was seriously injured in a landmine explosion triggered by Maoists in Turekala area of Balangir district, police said on Friday...

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Rajnath Singh chairs meeting with Naxal-affected states

Naxalism Being the major concern of nation, a high level meeting is called on by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday in New Delhi to give a special focus on carrying out anti-Naxal operations in the dense jungle of Bastar, is underway...

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Two policemen killed, six injured in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Two policemen were killed and six other security personnel injured when heavily-armed Maoists opened fire on them in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh...

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Wanted woman Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 15,000 held in Chhattisgarh

A woman Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 15,000 on her head was arrested from a village in Chhattisgarh, police said...

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Maoists destroy religious ashram in Visakhapatnam Agency

Maoists destroyed a religious ashram and a small home at Gudhalamveedhi village in the Visakhapatnam Agency area here, police said on Wednesday...

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CPI-Maoist arrested in Andhra Pradesh

An active member of Galikonda area committee of banned CPI (Maoist), Pangi Bhaskara Rao, was arrested at Chintapalli in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh yesterday...

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Rs 1.28 cr sanctioned for Maoist-hit block in Odisha embezzled

A total of Rs 1.28 crore worth projects in Maoist-affected Narayanpatna block here has been embezzled, a government audit has found...

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Maoists kill 2 amid anti-rebel operations at Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border

Two tribals were killed by Maoists on suspicion of being police informers here, even as security forces launched an operation against the rebels at Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border...

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Two maoists arrested in Sambalpur district of Odisha

Two maoists, allegedly involved in several offences, were arrested during a special operation by security forces in Naktideula area of Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said on Wednesday...

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Suspected Maoists in Kerala attack forest offices in Palakkad

Suspected Maoists on Monday attacked offices of forest department in Palakkad and Waynad districts in Kerala in the wee hours...

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Five Maoist gunned down during escape bid in Ranchi

Five Maoist prisoners were shot dead when they tried to escape as they were brought back to Chaibasa jail in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district from court on Tuesday but 12 other rebels got away, police said...

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Sukma encounter: CRPF to increase officers in anti-Naxal fight

CRPF is mulling an increase in the number of officers in its strike teams conducting anti-Naxal operations as facts emerged in the recent encounter in Chhattisgarh that as soon as the two commanders were shot dead, Maoists pinned down the trapped troops and killed a dozen others...

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Naxal attack: Rs 38 lakh for kin of each killed jawan

The next of kin of each of the 14 CRPF personnel killed by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, will be paid Rs 38 lakh and every injured security man will be given Rs 65,000, home minister Rajnath Singh announced on Tuesday...

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Maoist menace will be wiped out; Chhattisgarh will become Naxal-free soon: Dr. Raman Singh

After the cowardly Maoist attack which took place on Monday shook the state with terror taking life of 14 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers including two officers, and injured an equal number in the second attack on the force in 10 days in the same area in the Naxal hotbed in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh...

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Maoist ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh kills 13 CRPF personnel

Maoist guerrillas on Monday gunned down 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers returning after a search operation in Chhattisgarh, officials said...

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Chattisgarh: 63 Naxals surrender to police in Narayanpur

Sixty three Naxals, most of them lower-rung cadres, surrendered in Narayanpur district in Bastar region on Wednesday, taking the total number of rebels laying down their arms to over 400 in the insurgency-hit state so far this year...

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Rajnath asks Maoists to shun violence, join mainstream

Making an appeal for a clear mandate in favour of BJP in Maoist-hit Jharkhand, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Naxals to shun violence and join the mainstream to strengthen the nation...

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Ten Maoists surrender, six arrested in Chhattisgarh

Ten Maoists surrendered while six were arrested on by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. ..

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Three naxals involved in 2010 attack on Congressman's house arrested

Three naxals, involved in the attack on the house of Congress leader Awdhesh Gautam in 2010, have been arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said on Tuesday...

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Four Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

Four Maoists were arrested and firearms seized from them after a brief gun-battle between police and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency hit Bijapur district, police said on Sunday...

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Andhra University professor arrested for alleged Naxal links in Vizag

The Visakhapatnam rural police have arrested an associate professor of Telugu at the Andhra University in Visakhapatnam and three others on the charge of supplying explosive materials to the Maoists...

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Andhra varsity professor held for suspected Maoist links

An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, Andhra Pradesh Police said Thursday. His family has, however, complained that he was kidnapped from his home...

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Security personnel arrest three Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Three Maoists, including a woman, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said...

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Three Maoists arrested from Insurgency-hit Bastar region

Three Maoists were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region, police said...

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CAF jawan killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force jawan was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Saturday...

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Maoist memorial demolished in Chhattisgarh; one Naxal held

A Naxal was arrested by security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said today. Uika Gunda (27) was apprehended from Kumharapara village under Basaguda police station limits last evening, Bijapur Additional Superintendent of Police Indira Kalyan Elesela told PTI...

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78 new mobile towers in UP's Maoist-hit districts

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday ordered erecting of 78 new mobile towers in the Maoist-affected districts of Mirzapur, Chandauli and Sonebhadra, officials said...

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Ex-Jharkhand minister held for Maoist links

Former Jharkhand minister and Congress legislator Yogendra Sao has been arrested in New Delhi for alleged links with Maoist guerrillas, police said here Sunday...

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Maoists blast mobile phone tower in Bihar

Maoists blew up a mobile telephone tower in Bihar's Lakhisarai district on Thursday to enforce a 24-hour strike called by them to protest against the alleged killing of their members by security forces, police said...

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Maoist carrying Rs.100,000 reward nabbed

A Maoist, carrying a reward of Rs.100,000 on his head, was arrested in Odisha, police said on Wednesday...

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Police destroy Maoist camp, seize arms in Odisha

Police on Sunday destroyed a Maoist camp in Odisha's Kandhamal district and seized arms after an exchange of fire with the rebels, an official said...

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Government to train IAS, IPS, IFoS officers in dealing with Maoist

In a first, the government has planned a training programme for IAS, IPS and forest service officers on dealing with Maoism...

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Maoists look for new bases in Kerala, Karnataka

Mounting pressure of security forces on Maoists in the central Indian states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Maharashtra is forcing them to look for new bases in far South...

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Maoist fear keeps Odisha villagers from home

At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha's Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said on Thursday...

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Six Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand

Six Maoist guerillas, including three section commanders, were arrested in Jharkhand Saturday, police said. ..

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Maoist bomb explodes, none hurt

A bomb planted by Maoists went off in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Thursday but no one was injured, police said...

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1,034 security personnel killed in Maoist attacks in 5 years

As many as 1,034 security force personnel were killed in Maoist attacks in the last five years and seven months, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.Giving details, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said 61 security personnel were killed in Maoist attack up to July 31...

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Ready to talk with Maoists, northeast insurgents: Home Minister

The government is ready to talk to northeast insurgents as well as Maoists if they shun violence, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Monday...

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Group rivalry kills 14 Naxalites in Jharkhand

Around 14 Maoists belonging to Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC), a breakaway faction of the CPI Maoists, were killed in a fierce gunbattle with the CPI Maoists rebels in Kauriya village in Palamu district on Saturday, according to Jharkhand police...

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Maoists blow up trooper's home in Bihar

Maoist guerrillas blew up the house of a CRPF constable in Bihar's Aurangabad district early on Thursday to protest the killing of two people a fortnight ago in a gunbattle with police, officials said...

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High alert in South Odisha as Maoists observe martyrs week

With the outlawed CPI (Maoist) observes martyrs week from July 28 to August 3 . The Southern Odisha districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur and Rayagada have been put on high alert to prevent any untoward incident during the time, news agency Orissa diary reported. ..

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Maoist guerrillas kill a tribal man in Odisha

Maoist guerrillas have killed a tribal man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police informer, an official said on Sunday...

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'Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's arrest a drama'

The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has said the July 18 arrest of top rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda in Odisha was "a state-sponsored drama"...

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Maoist commander killed in Jharkhand gun battle

A Maoist commander was killed in a gun battle with police in Jharkhand's Khuti district early on Wednesday, authorities said...

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Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, arrested in Odisha

Sabyasachi Panda, one of the top Maoist leaders and Odisha's most wanted from eastern Odisha have been arrested, reports claimed...

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Indian Maoists have links in Philippines, Europe: Government

In a revelation that adds a new dimension to the Left-wing extremism in the country, the government on Tuesday said Maoists in India have "close links" with Maoist groups in the Philippines and Turkey, and even draw support from fringe organisations in countries such as Germany, France, Holland and Italy...

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Eight Maoists surrender in Odisha

Eight Maoist rebels surrendered in Odisha on Wednesday, police said. They surrendered before police in the district headquarters town of Koraput, about 500 km...

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Home ministry chalking out strategy to counter left wing terrorism

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday sought close coordination among the chief secretaries and police chiefs of Maoist-affected states to root out left wing extremism...

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No talks with Naxals, will retaliate if they attack

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met top bureaucrats of all Naxal-affected states and has taken a tough stand against the Naxals after the meeting. Rajnath Singh said that the government won't talk with the Naxals, but a balanced approach will be adopted...

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Six 'disillusioned' Maoists surrender in Odisha

Six armed Maoists, including a woman carrying a reward of Rs.1 lakh for her capture on Sunday surrendered in Odisha after being left "disillusioned" by Maoist ideology, police said...

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Now Maoists distribute books, pens among poor

In perhaps a change of tack, Maoists in Bihar are distributing books, notebooks, pens and pencils to the children of the poorest of poor in a bid to win over the confidence and sympathy of the people in rural areas, an official said...

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Dreaded Maoist gets 10 years jail in Odisha

A court in Odisha on Tuesday sentenced a dreaded Maoist to 10 years in prison after finding him guilty of illegally possessing firearms and attacking policemen in 2011...

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Four Maoists carrying rewards surrender in Odisha

Four hardcore Maoists who were carrying rewards on their heads ..

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Woman Naxal arrested by joint security forces, arms recovered

A woman Naxal was on Monday arrested following a prolonged exchange of fire between the security forces and the red-ultras in the insurgency-hit Woman Naxal arrested by joint security forces, arms recoveredof Chhattisgarh, police said...

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ABVP activists vandalise seminar venue in Patna

Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Saturday ransacked the venue of a seminar here, which was organised to discuss the arrest of a Delhi University professor for his alleged links with Maoists...

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Delhi University Professor Saibaba Arrested For Alleged Maoist Links

Delhi University professor GN Saibaba was picked up by the Maharashtra Police's anti-naxal unit on Friday for his alleged links with Maoists...

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4 Maoist supporters arrested in Uttarakhand

Four Maoist supporters were arrested for pasting anti-national posters at different places in the district, police said today. ..

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Two Maoists killed in faction fight in Jharkhand

Two Maoist guerrillas were killed when a gun battle broke out between two rival factions of the outlawed group in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Friday, police said. ..

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Eight polling staff killed in Maoist blast in Jharkhand

Eight people - three polling staff and five policemen - were killed in Jharkhand's Dumka district Thursday when Maoists detonated a landmine as they were on their way back from a polling station, a police official said...

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Maoists blow up school in Bihar

Maoist guerrillas blew up a state-run school in Bihar's Jamui district early Monday, police said. ..

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Naxals blow up Railway track in Bokaro

Naxals on Thursday blew up a stretch of railway track in Bokaro district, disrupting train services. ..

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‘HumInt’ network can defeat Maoist menace

The Maoists attack on polling party and CRPF in Chhattisgarh once again underlined the need to curb this menace with a firm hand and resolute determination...

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12 people killed in twin Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh

At least 12 people, including poll officials and CRPF jawans, were killed in two Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh today...

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Seven bombs seized in Bihar

Seven bombs planted by Maoists in Gaya and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar were found early Wednesday by security forces, police said...

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Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: 3 CRPF jawans killed

A day before Lok Sabha polls, Maoists ambushed a team of security forces in Bastar, killing 3 CRPF jawans and injuring five others in two separate incidents in Bastar Lok Sabha constituency on Wednesday...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Bihar blast

Two CRPF troopers were killed in Bihar's Aurangabad district Monday when an IED exploded while they were defusing it, police said. The state goes to polls April 10...

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Seven Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand

Seven Maoist guerrillas were arrested from two districts of Jharkhand Saturday, police said. ..

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BJP spending massively to enforce Hindu agenda: CPI-M

The BJP and the RSS are pumping in "humongous" amounts of money never seen before to win the Lok Sabha polls to create a "Hindu Rashtra", the CPI-M said Thursday...

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JDU leader Uday Chaudhary strike deal with Maoists for poll gains: Report

In a shocking revelation ahead of Lok Sabha elections, an intelligence report has suggested that Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary, who is contesting elections from Jamui, has allegedly stroke a deal with Maoists to get their support in upcoming polls. ..

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Maoists kill a villager in Bihar

A group of armed Maoists killed a villager but freed the remaining four of the five they abducted early in the day, police said Saturday...

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Landmine blast in Jharkhand, three cops injured

At least three policemen were seriously injured when a landmine blast was triggered in Jhankhand's Khunti district on Tuesday...

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Maoists behind anti-dams protests in NE: Intelligence agencies

The Central intelligence agencies have warned the northeastern states that Maoists are indulged in adding fuel in ongoing anti-dams agitations in the northeastern states Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. According to reports the Centre has already alerted the State governments in the northeast in this regard. ..

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Maoists abduct seven labourers in Bihar

A group of armed Maoists abducted seven labourers in Bihar's Jamui district, police said Friday...

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Maoists torch BJP legislator's petrol vend in Bihar

A group of armed Maoist guerrillas in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district set on fire a petrol vend owned by a BJP legislator after he refused to pay them levy, police said Friday. ..

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Maoist assault a direct threat to democracy: Raman Singh

Expressing grief over the loss of precious lives in the latest Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh termed it a direct assault on democracy and an attempt to stall growth in the state...

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