18 Oct 2011
Security forces have "liberated" 56 villages with over 36,000 population from the clutches of Maoists in Jharkhand's Saranda district, where a new developmental action plan will be implemented soon.
27 May 2012
A powerful IED was recovered on Sunday by security forces in the Naxal-affected Khunti district’s Jaranga village, the police said.
16 Feb 2013
The Home Ministry has convened a meeting of top police and civil officials of Maoist-affected states on next Wednesday to review anti-Naxal operations and improve the efficacy of the strategies.
24 Nov 2012
Security has been beefed up in Maoist-affected districts of Jharkhand as the CPI (Maoist’s) "martyrdom week" began on Saturday.
19 Feb 2013
The Home Ministry has convened a meeting of top police and civil officials of Maoist-affected states on Tuesday to review anti-Naxal operations and improve the efficacy of the strategies.
03 Mar 2012
The daughters of Saranda in Jharkhand will soon be seen protecting the industrial houses in the state. With the joint efforts of the CRPF 197 battalion and self-help group ‘Sahyog’, 35 girls from the Naxal affected areas are being trained to become private security guards under the programme ‘Operation Conversion’.
19 Feb 2016
Ranchi: Four naxals, including a woman ultra, were killed in an encounter between security forces and Maoists at a village bordering Nawadih jungle near here late last night, a police officer said today.
09 Sep 2015
Patna: Kala-azar, a deadly parasitic disease transmitted by the tiny sand fly, has affected thousands from the poorest of the poor sections of society in 33 of the 38 districts in Bihar, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said today.
22 Apr 2012
Several cases of alleged violation of human rights have come to the surface in the naxal-hit districts like Latehar, Garhwa and Palamu in Jharkhand. The state police have been blamed for torturing the innocent persons in the name of Maoists.
16 Aug 2014
Patna: Thousands of people in Darbhanga, West Champaran and Nalanda districts in Bihar have been affected by floods after rivers flowing through these districts breached their embankments.