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  • Feb 06, 2006 21:43 IST

    Maoists kill 13 policemen in Chhattisgarh

    Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh killed thirteen policemen, including 10 from Nagaland Armed Police (NAP), in two separate attacks.

  • Mar 29, 2006 12:15 IST

    Police-Maoist encounter in J'khand leaves 3 hurt

    The encounter took place when the police and CRPF personnel were on a patrol to flush out activists of CPI(Maoist), police said.

  • Jan 02, 2008 09:51 IST

    One killed, 7 injured in Maoist attack

    Armed Maoists attacked a police outpost at Bansjor on the Orissa-Jharkhand border on Wednesday, killing a policeman and leaving seven others injured, two of them critically.

  • Jul 16, 2008 20:29 ISTNaxalism hits Orissa

    Maoists strike again, 17 jawans killed

    The incident occurred near Malkangiri Village (MV)-126 while the jawans were travelling in a vehicle which was supposed to weather a landmine blast, reports Soumyajit Pattnaik.

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
    Oct 02, 2009 11:46 ISTFighting Red Terror

    Naxals demand leaders' release, threaten to kill Bihar CM

    The banned CPI (Maoist) has threatened to kill Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar if two of their top leaders were not released from jail, official sources said on Friday. Naxals kill 16 in Bihar

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    Oct 05, 2009 22:05 IST

    Naxalism must not be romanticised: PC

    Against the backdrop of the arrest of Naxal leader Kobad Ghandy, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said civil society must not romanticise the Naxalites.

  • Oct 06, 2009 19:20 IST

    Voter ID card with Kobad Gandhy's photograph seized in New Delhi

    Top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, who was arrested in New Delhi , appears to have managed to procure a voter identity card in a different name from the national capital, police sources claimed on Tuesday.

  • Oct 08, 2009 00:31 IST

    We’ll engage naxals till they give in: Chidambaram

    A day after Naxalite extremists beheaded an intelligence officer in Jharkhand, Home Minister P Chidambaram said security forces would engage the Maoists till they gave up violence.

  • Oct 08, 2009 17:27 IST

    Kobad Ghandy's custody extended

    A Delhi court today extended the police remand of Kobad Ghandy, a Politbureau member of banned CPI (Maoist), by seven days to facilitate the investigating agency to gather evidence and unravel the designs of the extremist outfit.

  • Naxal
    Oct 08, 2009 19:05 ISTOn the rampage

    Naxalites kill 17 cops in 4-hr Gadchiroli gunbattle

    Just a day after Union Home Minister P Chidambaram declared that Naxalite violence will not cast a damper on the October 13 elections in Maharashtra, Maoists struck in Gadchiroli district on Thursday killing 17 policemen, reports Pradip Kumar Maitra. Terror tactics

  • Oct 08, 2009 20:30 IST

    Centre rushes more forces to Gadchiroli after naxal attack

    The Centre on Thursday rushed additional paramilitary forces to Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, where 17 policemen were killed in an ambush by the Maoists, to assist the state security forces.

  • Oct 08, 2009 21:32 IST

    War-like situation; won't be cowed down: CM on Naxal attack

    Describing the situation in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli region where 18 policemen were killed by Maoiststs today as "warlike," Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Thursday said "we won't be cowed down by the attack"

  • Oct 08, 2009 23:02 IST

    Ghandy meets sister at Special Cell office

    Top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, who is currently in police custody, met his sister at the Special Cell office in Lodhi Colony area of south Delhi on Thursday, reports Vijaita Singh

  • Oct 09, 2009 01:07 IST

    Cabinet nod for anti-Naxal plan

    The Cabinet Committee on Security cleared the home ministry-driven coordinated offensive against Maoists that will see deployment of nearly 75,000 central security personnel.

  • Oct 09, 2009 19:57 IST

    Govt has run out of ideas how to fight naxals: BJP

    Expressing "extreme concern" over increase in naxal violence in the country, BJP today said growing magnitude of their activity shows government has "run out of ideas" in meeting the threat and demanded the Prime Minister should hold wider political consultations on it.