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CRPF jawans in Jharkhand PTI

CRPF jawan among 4 killed in Jharkhand’s Giridh district encounter with Maoists

The encounter broke out in the forests of Belbha Ghat area of Jharkhand, which goes to polls in the final 4 phases of the 7-phase Lok Sabha elections.

6 CRPF jawans injured in naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

Naxals set off an IED explosion and fired at a team of CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Aranpur on Monday.
File photo of Bhupesh Baghel

No withdrawal of troops from Maoist-hit areas, says Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

The new Chhattisgarh chief minister also said that gun was no answer to tackling the Naxal menace and favoured talks with violence affected people.
File photo of PM Modi

Congress supports urban Maoists, says PM Modi

Addressing an election rally in Chhattisgarh, PM Modi said that previous governments did not do enough to develop the Naxal-hit Bastar region.
Raman Singh

No more official visits for journalists to high-risk areas: Raman Singh after Maoist attack

A day after Maoist attack, govt official says such incidents may go up in view of assembly polls but assures that security will be beefed up.
CRPF jawans

In biggest crackdown of its kind, CRPF nabs 500 alleged Maoist supporters in Chhattisgarh

The Central Reserve Police Force has deployed close to a lakh armed personnel to tackle Left-wing extremism in various states of the country.
Maharashtra police

Bombay High Court raps Maharashtra police: Why hold press conference on sub judice matter?

During the briefing, police read out letters exchanged between the activists who were arrested and claimed they had proof of their links with Maoists.
Sushil Kumar Shinde

UPA flagged SC about Maoists’ ‘urban’ mobilisation strategy in 2013

In an affidavit, the Sushil Kumar Shinde-headed home ministry had said thinkers and ideologues had kept the Maoist movement alive in India.

On Camera

Dead men talking

Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook.
crash

Budgam friendly fire: Should charge of culpable homicide be on the table in the fog of war?

A senior IAF officer and 3 other personnel could be booked for “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” in the February Mi-17 helicopter downing.

Defence

File photo of commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Vimal Verma | By special arrangement

Bimal Verma files petition against KB Singh’s appointment as next Navy chief

He filed a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal and contended that it should call for the service records of both him and Vice Admiral KB Singh and compare them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.