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Martyr’s family asked to refund aid for last rites

The family of a special police officer (SPO), killed in Naxal attack four years ago in Chhattisgarh, has been slapped two notices by the state government to refund the aid given for his last rites, sp

Attacks show new strategy adopted by Maoists

The pattern in the series of attacks on security forces by Maoists in the past three days in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar throws light on the rebels’ new strategy, in which they plan to intensify their tacti

Six killed as Naxals hit Bastar again

An injured jawan is carried for treatment after Naxals blew up an anti-landmine vehicle. (Photo: Asian Age)

The Maoist rebels struck for the fourth time in 72 hours in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-wracked Bastar region on Monday, as they blew up an anti-landmine vehicle that left five security personnel dead a

Sukma attack: Bodies retrieved after 30 hours

Security forces on Sunday afternoon retrieved the bodies of seven special task force (STF) commandos, nearly 30 hours after they had been gunned down in an encounter with Naxals at Pidmel jungle in Ch

Naxal ‘mole’ lured STF into trap

A rebel “mole” was believed to have lured the special task force (STF) team into a Maoist ambush in Pidmel jungle of Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Saturday leading to the deaths of seven commandos

Naxal encounter lasted for two hours

The tail of the contingent of the special task force (STF) sprang to action by taking position to repulse the attack by the Maoist guerrillas.

Naxals kill seven jawans in ambush

Seven jawans of the special task force (STF), the anti-Naxal wing of the Chhattisgarh police, including a platoon commander, were on Saturday killed and 10 others wounded when Maoist guerrillas ambush

CRPF plans to identify accused from Naxal videos

The CRPF has decided to hunt down the perpetrators of the 2010 Tadmetla incident in which 75 of its troopers were brutally massacred by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s undivided Dantewada district.

BJP MP’s brother runs car over teacher, flees

BJP Rajya Sabha member Ranveer Singh Judeo’s brother Vikramaditya has been accused of attempting to murder a promoter of a private school in the district headquarters town of Jashpur, north Chhattisga

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Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.