Maoist

In the early morning an improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated in Dantewada district by Naxals, who had called for a boycott of the polls.

Sukma (Chhattisgarh): Two Maoist guerrillas were killed and a Reserve Police Force (RPF) jawan seriously injured during a shootout in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. Sukma Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena said that an RPF team from Chintagufa police station was on a routine patrol during a downpour on Tuesday evening when Maoists …

Dantewada: A CRPF trooper was seriously injured in a blast in this Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh district on Friday, an official said. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Additional Superintendent of Police Gorakhnath Baghel said M.M. Ramesh of the 231st Battalion was injured in the pressure bomb blast on the Aranpur-Jagarkunda road in the district. Also Read: All 5 accused …

Raipur: A police personnel was martyred and two others injured in a shootout with Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, officials said on Monday. Bijapur Superintendent of Police K.L. Dhruv said that late night on Sunday, a combined team of a special task force from Bijapur police station and district police was going a search operation …

Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday cancelled plans to travel by a helicopter after it developed a technical glitch in the state’s Maoist-hit Gadchiroli district, official sources said. Fadnavis, who fulfilled some engagements in Gadchiroli, was scheduled to fly to Nagpur to attend scheduled programmes in the afternoon but when he arrived at the …

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday began a day-long security review meeting here with Chief Ministers of Maoist-affected states — days after the leftist rebels killed at least 25 paramilitary troopers in Chhattisgarh. The day-long meeting was also being attended by the Secretaries of the Union Ministries, besides Chief Secretaries and Police Chief …

Raipur: Two policemen were injured when Naxals on Saturday attacked a team of security officials deployed to provide security to a helicopter in the dense forests at Pamed in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. “The district force (DF) jawans sustained bullet injuries as the armed Maoists opened fire at them near Pamed police station of the …