Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicNaxal attack

Topic: Naxal attack

How ITBP ‘best dog’ Snowy detected IED with 50-kg explosives, saved the day & 25 troopers

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has awarded a special medal to the eight-year-old female Belgian Malinois for helping avert a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh last month.

Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Personnel belonging to District Reserve Guard & CRPF were involved in the operation that was launched based on the movement of ultras in the area, considered a Maoist stronghold.

Naxals attack iron ore mine site in Chhattisgarh, torch four vehicles

The incident took place in Aaamdai iron ore mine in Narayanpur and two employees working at the site were reported to be missing.

No operational or intel failure during Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur encounter, claims CRPF DG

DG Kuldiep Singh also informed that around 25-30 Naxals were also killed in the encounter though the exact number is not yet known.

Amit Shah skips 2 poll rallies in Assam, rushes to Delhi after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Shah was scheduled to address three public rallies in Assam on the last day of campaigning for the final phase of the state elections on 6 April.

Chhattisgarh NGO plans digital database of Naxal violence victims, govt sceptical of data

Around 65,000 internally displaced people from Bastar are living in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Nearly 35,000 are residing in 14-17 IDP clusters within Chhattisgarh.

CRPF commando, 7 others injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

The IED went off near Aravraj Metta hills, when a team of 206th battalion of the CoBRA and police was out on an anti-Naxal operation, officials said.

NIA files chargesheet against 33 in Chhattisgarh MLA Bheema Mandavi murder case

Mandavi and four police personnel were killed in April, 2019, after Maoists blew up their vehicle with an IED near Shyamgiri village in Dantewada, the NIA said.

Chhattisgarh CM Baghel writes to Amit Shah, asks for 7 CRPF battalions to boost fight against Naxals

Baghel also sought installation of 1,028 mobile towers in Naxal-affected areas, which were already approved for the state, to improve telecom connectivity.

Congress is deceiving families of its leaders killed in 2013 Naxal attack: Chhattisgarh BJP

The BJP also questioned formation of an SIT by the ruling Congress to probe the attack, but the latter said NIA, which was probing the case, couldn’t be trusted.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

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Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.