Tag: Naxal Attack

Maoist Attack Odisha
Police-Rebels Exchange Fire In Kandhamal Forest Just Days After Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack

Kandhamal: Close on the heels of the horrific attack by the left-wing extremists which claimed lives of as many as 22 jawans in Chhattisgarh, some Maoists are suspected to have…

Amit Shah To Visit Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack Site, To Meet Injured Jawans

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday will visit the site in Chhattisgarh where 22 security personnel were killed by Naxals in an ambush, officials said. The minister…

Landmine blast
2 Civilians Critically Injured In Landmine Blast Near Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border

Malkangiri: Two persons including the driver of a jeep and a passenger were critically injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was blown off in a landmine blast at…

Aadhaar Required To Get Benefits Under Scheme For Civilian Victims Of Terror, Communal Violence

New Delhi: Aadhaar will be required for getting benefits under a central government scheme for providing financial assistance to family members of victims of violence perpetrated by terrorists or Naxals, and communal riots. In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said an eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving the benefit under the ‘Central Scheme for Assistance […]

Op-Ed: Police Must Step Up Its Drive Against Maoist Rebels

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The killing of a hardcore Maoist, a platoon commander, in an encounter in Malkangiri district on Wednesday, is a significant achievement of state police. Though a district voluntary force (DVF) jawan also lost his life in the exchange of fire there is no denying the importance of the operation. While the […]

BJP MLA among 5 killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A BJP MLA and four others were killed in a major Maoist attack in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, two days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in the constituency, officials said. BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, his driver and three personal security officers were killed when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off […]