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Sukma Naxal attack: 11 ‘suspects’ being interrogated

At least 11 persons are being interrogated for their suspected links to the last week’s Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, the police said on Thursday.  Raipur: At least 11 persons are being interrogated for their suspected links to the last week’s Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, the police said on Thursday.The suspects were rounded up by the CRPF and the district police force during search operations in Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas…

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Two Naxal commanders were killed in Sukma attack: Police

Two naxal commanders were gunned down in retaliatory action by the CRPF after the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district last week in which 25 security personnel were killed, police today claimed. Raipur: Two naxal commanders were gunned down in retaliatory action by the CRPF after the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district last week in which 25 security personnel were killed, police today claimed. At least 11 suspects have been rounded up for questioning by the CRPF and…

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Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF arrests nine, apprehends 10 more suspects in Chhattisgarh

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers on Saturday arrested at least nine people from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas of Chhattisgarh Sukma Naxal attack when 25 jawans were killed in an ambush. Raipur: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers on Saturday arrested at least nine people from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas of Chhattisgarh Sukma Naxal attack when 25 jawans were killed in an ambush. In addition, the team also apprehended 10 more suspects in connection with the case. Sukma Superintendent…

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After Sukma Naxal ambush, Centre to review security in Maoist-hit states

Nearly a fortnight after Maoists claimed lives of at least 25 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh, the central government is all set to hold a ministerial-level review meeting on Monday to discuss security issues in Maoist-affected states. New Delhi: Nearly a fortnight after Maoists claimed lives of at least 25 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh, the central government is all set to hold a ministerial-level review meeting on Monday to discuss security issues in Maoist-affected states. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will…

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Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh’s ‘Mission Sukma’: Air support, hit naxal leaders, development

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday outlined ‘Mission Sukma’, which suggests use of air power, targeting naxal leadership, continuous development works among others, to eradicate the left-wing extremism from the worst affected district of the state. New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday outlined ‘Mission Sukma’, which suggests use of air power, targeting naxal leadership, continuous development works among others, to eradicate the left-wing extremism from the worst affected district of the state. Addressing a review…

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CoBRA commandos to ‘defang’ Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

The CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) are masters of guerrilla warfare. New Delhi: Strengthening its resolve to flush out Maoists from the jungles of Chhattisgarh, the CRPF has decided to deploy 2000 more of its crack commandos, the CoBRAs, in Naxal-infested Sukma district. The CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) are masters of guerrilla warfare and are capable of operating in the dense jungles of southern Chhattisgarh – the self-proclaimed headquarters of the Maoists. As per reports, the CRPF has…

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Encounter between BSF and Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Pankhajur

An encounter took place between the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Pankhajur area on Thursday. Raipur: An encounter took place between the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Pankhajur area on Thursday. The latest gunbattle comes weeks after 25 CRPF jawans were killed in the attack in Sukma on April 24 on a road-opening party moving towards Chintagufa area. Later, the CRPF arrested at least nine people from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas…

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Toilets go missing from Chhattisgarh house, residents complain of ‘theft’

Toilets have gone “missing” from a house in a Chhattisgarh village and a woman and her daughter want a bewildered police to trace them fast. Bilaspur: Toilets have gone “missing” from a house in a Chhattisgarh village and a woman and her daughter want a bewildered police to trace them fast. A local RTI activist claims that the toilets existed only on paper. The women filed the written complaint with the police last week after they found out that…

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CRPF jawan commits suicide

The jawan was on security duty in the camp when he took the extreme step this afternoon. Raipur: A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide on Friday by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary’s camp in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district, police said. Constable Jeewan Lal Kuldeep (38) belonging to 211th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) ended his life by shooting himself with his service rifle at his camp at Mechka village in Nagri region, Dhamtari Superintendent Manish Sharma…

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Two DRG personnel injured in Naxal encounter

Two personnel of the District Reserve Group (DRG) were on Sunday injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district. Raipur: Two personnel of the District Reserve Group (DRG) were on Sunday injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district. Officials said the encounter took place at about 10:00 AM near the forests of Timarpur-Basaguda axis in the said district when a security squad led by the CoBRA commandos of CRPF had an exchange of fire…

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