Gadchiroli Naxal attack: Sub-Divisional Police Officer suspended for ignoring SOPs

As many as 15 police personnel and the private vehicle's driver were killed when Naxals triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.

published on : 21st June 2019

Shah holds high-level meeting with NSA Doval, IB chief on Maoist issues

Sources said among the things discussed was initiating action to choke the funding sources of the Maoists and to seize the assets of their leaders.

published on : 6th June 2019

Naxal shutdown in Maharastra's Gadchiroli sees stray incidents

The two were killed in an encounter in Gunderwahi forest in Gadchiroli when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Naxal unit, were combing the area.

published on : 19th May 2019

Maoists kill man in Maharashtra on suspicion of being police informer

The victim, Sudhir Sarkar, was abducted by Maoists from Bande village in Etapalli tehsil on Sunday evening.

published on : 6th May 2019

Negligence, complacency caused Gadchiroli tragedy: Ex-intel officer

There were at least a dozen intelligence alerts indicating the possibility of precisely such attacks in the Maoist-infested district, but complacency may have overtaken caution, he said.

published on : 4th May 2019

Killing of Naxal leader's wife may have prompted Gadchiroli attack

Gatta Dalam, killed in an encounter with police in Gadchiroli district on April 27, was the wife of influential Naxal leader Bhaskar Hichkani and was carrying a reward of Rs 16 lakh.

published on : 4th May 2019

Gadchiroli attack: Cops targeted by Naxals may have ignored standard op procedure

Maoists had prior information of the movement of the QRT team so they planted an IED beneath the road and targeted the private vehicle ferrying them, the official said.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Stop constructing roads, bridges: Naxals put up banners in Gadchiroli

'The banners said that the development work in this area is not for the locals, but for benefit of a handful of rich people,' an official said.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Our block, district heads more capable than Modi, Shah, says Mamata

The Trinamool supremo said the Narendra Modi-led government had failed to check Maoist activities in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Timeline of Maoist attacks in Maharashtra over last 10 years

15 security personnel and one driver were killed in an IED blast by Naxals in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on May Day.

published on : 1st May 2019

What government needs is preventive action, not 'jumlas': Congress on Gadchiroli Naxal attack 

Despite its 'tall talk', Modi government learnt no lessons from Pulwama, Congress leader Ahmed Patel said.

published on : 1st May 2019

Naxal attack not due to intelligence failure: Maharashtra DGP 

Terming it a 'big loss' for the force, Jaiswal said that police 'were ready to give a befitting reply to the Naxals'.

published on : 1st May 2019

15 commandos, driver killed as Naxals blow up van in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli 

In Mumbai, Maharashtra Director General of Police Subodh Kumar Jaiswal told reporters that the Naxal attack was not a result of intelligence failure.

published on : 1st May 2019

LS polls 2019: 61 per cent voting in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli despite three Naxal attacks

The Maoists carried out IED blasts at two places and even fired at the helicopter and a convoy carrying electronic voting machines in order to disrupt the election process.

published on : 11th April 2019

Eight Maoists shot down in Gadchiroli near Maharashtra-Telangana border

While the deceased rebels are yet to be identified, police have beefed up security along the States’ border to prevent untoward incidents from taking place.

published on : 1st March 2019
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