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The ultras opened indiscriminate fire and hurled grenades on the CRPF camp at Kakapora in the district, killing the havaldar and injuring two others, officials said.
In first of this kind of initiative, the force has decided to impart basic knowledge about the 'way of life' of tribals to at least 1,200 troops as part of a capsule course.
All Annadurai wanted was to be with his family for Deepavali. Little did he think that this innocuous wish would lead to a manhunt.
The attack comes ahead of the first-phase of polls in the state. Two other jawans were seriously injured.
While the CRPF team was cordoning off a patch of jungle near Chintabegu village, Naxals triggered the blast of an improvised explosive device.
When Singh's colleagues heard the gunshot from his barrack, they rushed there and found him lying in a pool of blood.
A jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) hailing from Gokak of Belagavi was killed on the spot in a grenade explosion in Imphal on Saturday evening.
The vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation or death of personnel or creation of new posts and raising of new battalions.
The injured have been identified as Amit Kumar and Santosh Bharti of 183 BN CRPF.
Militants opened fire on personnel at the Central Reserve Police Force camp at Newa in Pulwama, the official said.
The Central Reserve police Force (CRPF) is using two unlikely weapons to wipe off the traces of Maoist influence in Karamdih village of Latehar in Jharkhand — newspapers and loudspeakers.
The recent data said 156 Central Reserve Police Force personnel died due to heart attack, 38 because of depression and suicide and 435 due to other non-operational reasons last year.
The CRPF has deployed close to a lakh armed personnel and a heavy assortment of weapons and gadgets to tackle the Left Wing Extremism in various states of the country.
The development comes after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) made a request to the Centre for more battalions in Chhattisgarh in order to open more bases in the Maoist hotbed in Chhattisgarh.
The force was deployed to carry out anti-Naxal operations in West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand whereas for internal security-related duty in Uttar Pradesh.