Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: Naxals

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chhattisgarh Congress worker killed by suspected naxals

Congress worker Sahdev Samrat was attacked with knives and axes when he went to attend a wedding in Bhairamgarh town.

After Naxal attack, Gadchiroli road project stares at uncertainty as workers fear going back

An official of the company that was executing the road project says it now depends on the kind of protection they get from the Maharashtra government.

CRPF jawan killed, another injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

The jawans came under fire when a gun battle broke out during an anti-Naxal operation by the CRPF and District Force in Chameda, near Raipur.

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Longest CJI only served for seven years. Real changes need continuity in leadership

CJI UU Lalit made the Supreme Court stand on a better footing in just 73 days. With a longer tenure, he would have been able to achieve more for the judiciary at large.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.