08 Aug 2016
Hyderabad: A gangster, who was earlier a member of a Maoist squad and was wanted in several cases including gunning down of an IPS officer in 1993, was today killed in an exchange of fire with police in Shadnagar town of Telangana's Mahabubnagar district.
15 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Amid continued violence in Jammu and Kashmir, northeast and Naxalism-hit areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the youth, who have taken up arms, to return to their families and join the mainstream, saying the path of violence has never benefited anyone.
03 Aug 2016
Kathmandu: Nepal's parliament elected former Maoist rebel chief Prachanda, who led a decade-long insurgency that toppled a Hindu monarchy, as prime minister on Wednesday after predecessor KP Oli resigned rather than face defeat in a vote of no confidence.
25 Nov 2015
Raipur: Five Naxals, allegedly involved in setting ablaze a government-run bus recently, were arrested in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district today, police said.
31 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi yesterday condemned the attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, which resulted in the death of CRPF soldiers and hoped that the guilty will be brought to book at the earliest.
21 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Amid a raging row over attack on dalits for skinning a dead cow in Gujarat, the Centre has flagged the "anomaly and sudden increase" in crimes against people belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) in BJP-ruled Gujarat and Chhattisgarh and sought details from administration there.
10 May 2015
Raipur: 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 on Saturday barring one who was beaten to death after being tried in a "people's court".
29 Jan 2016
Gurgaon: Three commandos of the CRPF's CoBRA unit donated blood to save the life of a Maoist guerrilla injured in a gunfight with the paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh, the CRPF said here today.
05 Feb 2016
Raipur: Well conversant with the inhospitable terrain and dense forests of Bastar, the District Reserve Group (DRG), a locally raised force vested with the task to tackle Maoists has added muscle to the counter insurgency operations in south Chhattisgarh in past one year.
18 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Chhattisgarh lass Alisha Behura, also called the 'Krump Queen', emerged on Sunday night as 'Dance Star' of the first Indian edition of dance reality show "So You Think You Can Dance 'Ab India ki Baari'".