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Boy leaves home, cooks up kidnap story when found

A 10-year-old boy in a Chhattisgarh village almost took the police for a ride by convincingly cooking up an abduction story to cover up his bid to flee home fearing his father’s wrath for disobedience

No Army role in anti-Naxal operations: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar (Photo: PTI)

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday categorically ruled out deploying Army in anti-Maoist operations, saying, “Army has no role to play on matters concerning internal security”.

Salwa judum 2 takes birth in Bastar village

Signalling the birth of “salwa judum 2”, nearly 1,000 tribals on Monday assembled in a remote village in Chhattisgarh’s conflict zone of Bastar to pledge to put up resistance against Naxals.

‘Top Maoist body in dark over Jiram’

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the 2013 Jiram Ghati massacre, in which 32 people including 27 Congressmen were murdered in cold blood by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar, has ruled out

Mahendra Karma sons get Naxal death threat

Naxals on Friday threatened to “eliminate” slain Mahendra Karma’s two sons — Chhavindra and Deepak — for initiating the move to revive anti-Naxal vigilante force Salwa Judum, founded by their late fat

‘Major Naxal strike planned in Bastar’

Naxals are planning a major strike in the mould of the 2013 Jiram Ghati ambush, in which 32 people, including 27 congressmen, were massacred, in Chhattisgarh’s conflict zone of Bastar by end of the cu

Bureaucrats slammed by ministers

The controversy over a babu showing up before Prime Minister Narendra Modi in formal attire and wearing sunglasses during the latter’s recent visit to Bastar in Chhattisgarh has refused to die down.

Minor tribal raped by teacher for 3 years

A minor tribal girl in a village in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar region had allegedly been sexually exploited by 56-year-old headmaster of her school for the past three years, leading to her p

Three jawans die in encounter with Maoists

Three jawans and two Maoists were killed on Sunday in an encounter between the security forces and the rebels in a forest in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar district of Bijapur.

Three police jawans, 2 Naxals killed in Bastar encounter

The police claimed that several Naxals were also injured in the face-off

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re