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Maoists anti-poor, stalling development: Rajnath Singh

Ranchi: Calling Maoists as ‘anti-poor’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that they create hurdles in development by stalling the developmental works in rural areas which ultimately affects the people living in villages, whom they claim their support base. Praising the steps taken by the Jharkhand Government to eradicate Naxalism from the State, Singh […]

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Maoists area of influence shrinks; 44 districts removed

New Delhi: As many as 44 districts in the country have been removed from the list of areas affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) as Maoist influence and violence has shrunk to the 30 worst-hit districts. According to Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Maoist influence has shrunk in the last four years due to a multi-pronged […]

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, 9 jawans killed

Raipur/New Delhi: Nine CRPF personnel were today killed after suspected Maoists blew up their mine-protected vehicle in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma, around a year after a dozen jawans were killed in a similar ambush in the district. Officials said the incident took place around 12:30 PM along the Kistaram-Palodi road of the district when the troops of […]

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10 Maoists killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

Hyderabad/Raipur:  At least 10 Maoists, including six women, were killed today when Telangana Police’s Greyhounds swooped on a Naxal camp in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district in an early morning operation in which a personnel of the elite force also lost his life, officials said. Police suspect that there could be senior cadre members among the ultra killed. […]

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2 Maoists killed in gunbattle with police in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Two hardcore Maoists, including a deputy commander, was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in a Naxal-affected forest in Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh today, police said. The skirmish took place at around 12.30 PM in the forest of Bodla village under Gatapar police station limits when a joint team of security forces […]

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4 policemen killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Four police personnel, including two sub-inspectors, were killed and seven others injured in a gun-fight with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district today, police said. The encounter took place in the forests of Irpanar village in Abhujmad area when a police team was out on the anti-Naxal operation, Special Director General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) DM […]

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पिछले वर्षों में नक्सल घटनाओं में आई कमी – राजनाथ

नई दिल्ली – केन्द्रीय गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने आज (मंगलवार) को कहा कि नक्सल समस्या देश की आंतरिक सुरक्षा के लिए एक चुनौती बनी हुई है लेकिन गत वर्षों में इस स्थिति में काफी सुधार आया है और हिंसक घटनाओं में 50 प्रतिशत से अधिक की कमी आई है। राजनाथ सिंह ने नक्सल प्रभावित क्षेत्रों […]