Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: Sukma

‘Knocked door down, will enter drawing room now’ — Police & tribal leaders clash over anti-Naxal camp

Bastar officials say protests against security camp in Silger are stage-managed by Maoists. Tribal leaders & activist call the camp illegal & demand probe into 17 May firing.

In world of govt compensation, Akhlaq & Akbar aren’t same, nor are Pulwama & Sukma soldiers

One might argue that families of soldiers deserve better compensation than farmers because the latter don't die in the line of ‘duty’. But what about sanitation workers?

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.

Key Maoist leader Sudhakar, wife surrender before Telangana police

The CPI (Maoist) leader carries a reward of Rs 1.25 crore on his head in Jharkhand and Rs 25 lakh in Telangana, while his wife carries a reward of Rs 10 lakh on her head.

9 Naxals, 2 policemen killed in gun battle near Sukma in Chhattisgarh

The encounters took place in the forest of Kistaram during an anti-Maoist push, titled Operation Prahar IV.

14 Naxals killed in Sukma encounter, firearms seized

The gun battle took place Monday morning in a forest area around 500 km from Raipur, police said.

TalkPoint: Why does CRPF continue suffering heavy losses in Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh?

9 CRPF personnel were killed in an attack in Sukma, Chattisgarh, yesterday. Experts weigh in on why the force still continues to face heavy losses.

Why attacks on CRPF have become so frequent in Chhattisgarh

Last year, 72 CRPF jawans lost their lives in attacks by Maoists and other terror outfits across the country.

Hurt in battle, but raring to go: A CoBRA commando recalls February Sukma ambush

'I kept walking. I could not stop as it would mean the company also stopping for me.'

On Camera


File image of Airbus 380 | Commons

Airbus emerges as front runner to win Jet Airways’ order worth $5.5 billion

Once India’s top private airline, Jet Airways is returning to the skies. The company is trying to acquire A320neo jets and A220 planes from Airbus SE, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.