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One of the three posters released by Chhattisgarh Police on 15 September 2020 | By special arrangement

‘Bastar Cho Awaaz’ — Chhattisgarh Police wages poster war to ‘expose’ Naxals through memes

Three posters were released by Chhattisgarh Police in an attempt to make local population aware about the ‘anti-tribal and anti-development’ agenda of Maoists in the state.
Representational Image | Adeel Halim | Bloomberg

4 Naxals and a police official killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh

According to an official, the incident took place Friday night at Pardhauni village, when a team of security forces was out on a counter-insurgency operation.

Dreaded Naxal Hidma is the new Maoist militia leader in Chhattisgarh

Hidma will be a big challenge for security forces as the Naxal commander, known for his brute force and merciless killings, is a master strategist in planning attacks.
Representational Image | Adeel Halim | Bloomberg

Possible Naxal attack foiled as Chhatisgarh police, CRPF recover ‘powerful’ IED in Sukma

The IED was buried close to a tree on the side of the road near Penta village, which goes through dense forests.
File photo of security personnel after an encounter (representational image) | Photo: ANI

Naxals torch bus after evacuating passengers, open fire at security forces in Chhattisgarh

The Maoists fired at the security forces when they arrived at the site where the bus was set ablaze in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.
People in J&K wait for their trains

Railways set to launch its commando unit, to be deployed in troubled areas like J&K

The Indian Railways' Commandos for Railway Safety (CORAS) has been set up to guard passengers and goods on trains in critical rail sectors in the country.
Representational Image | Adeel Halim | Bloomberg

7 naxals killed in Chhattisgarh

A joint team of District Reserve Guard and Special Task Force of state police was out on anti-Naxal operation when the gun-battle broke out.
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A woman among 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Dantewada

The gunbattle broke out when a District Reserve Guard team was out on an anti-Naxal operation Sunday morning. 

Samajwadi Party leader abducted and killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Santosh Punem contested the state Assembly polls from Bijapur seat on the SP's ticket last year.
CRPF jawans in Jharkhand PTI

11 CRPF personnel and police officers injured in Naxal-triggered IED blast in Jharkhand

The blast took place at 5 am when a joint team of the CRPF's CoBRA unit and the state police were carrying out an operation in the forests of Seraikela Kharsawan district.

On Camera

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (R) and US President Donald Trump speak during the first US presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September

Trump-Biden debate had no highlights, only lowlights

The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger Joe Biden must have been one of the nastiest presidential debate in US history.
File image of Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj | Photo: ANI

India will not meet its Rs 2.1 lakh crore disinvestment target in 2020-21, DEA secretary says

Govt retains its Rs 12 lakh crore borrowing limit for the full financial year, which means it can borrow Rs 4.34 lakh crore in the second half.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Ordnance factories hit back at Army claims, cite export orders, accidents of other equipment

In a statement, OFB said only 19 per cent of the accidents involving defence ammunition between January 2015 and December 2019 could be attributed to the board.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.