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Missing Canadian national John Szlazak traced in maoist heartland Sukma, Odisha

John Szlazak, who landed in Mumbai in February this year, is believed to have travelled via Telangana State and reached Sukma crossing the border on a bicycle.

Published on 28th March 2017

Canadian national goes missing in maoist heartland, Sukma

A Canadian citizen has “gone missing” mysteriously in the Maoist heartland of Sukma on Tuesday while the Chhattisgarh police are trying to trace his identity and whereabouts in south Bastar.

Published on 28th March 2017

Solar-powered printing press of Maoists destroyed

Security forces on Saturday destroyed a solar-powered printing press installed by the outlawed CPI (Maoist) on a mountain top in a remote forest of Madopara in Sukma district.

Published on 26th March 2017

Maoists' solar-powered printing press found in mountains

The printing unit, which was reportedly used to publish documents, statements and other publications of the banned organisation was found on a mountain top.

Published on 25th March 2017

Maoist menace: Where did we go wrong?

It is time India stops using hapless CRPF forces to battle Naxals. There are more effective ways to deal with this problem

Published on 24th March 2017

Court sets free four accused of having 'Maoist Links' 

All the four were arrested in Raipur in June 2012 but their arrests were reportedly shown from different places by the police.

Published on 22nd March 2017

A week after Sukma encounter, Maoists release photographs of modern weapons looted from CRPF

The picture showed four AK-47 assault rifles, six INSAS rifles, One Light Machine Gun, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher two wireless sets and over 1130 bullet cartridges taken away by the rebels.

Published on 19th March 2017

Chhattisgarh encounter: 6 Maoists, 2 cops killed

Two sub-inspectors and one assistant sub-inspector were injured in an encounter that continued for over an hour.

Published on 18th March 2017

Ambush foiled, 2 rebels killed in Chhattisgarh

A joint team of the district police force and the specially trained District Reserve Guards (DRG) foiled the ambush targeting the road opening party (ROP) at Gotabahi, about 300 km south of Raipur.

Published on 17th March 2017

Lack of Mine-Protected Vehicles major reason for CRPF jawans' casualties in Naxal heartland

The Centre had sanctioned acquisition of 350 MPVs for the CRPF way back in 2010 but only 122 have been acquired so far.

Published on 14th March 2017

Dealing with the Maoist menace

What do these people want? That is the standard question asked whenever we hear about Maoists ambushing yet another bunch of paramilitary troopers in some remote area deep in the country’s hinterland.

Published on 13th March 2017

With intel missing, CRPF jawans walked into Maoist trap

Union home minister Rajnath Singh after paying tribute to the slain CRPF men at Raipur, reviewed the anti-Maoist operations and the ground situation at Bastar.

Published on 12th March 2017

Twelve jawans killed, two critical after Maoists ambush CRPF search party in Chhattisgarh

The Naxals also looted ten weapons and two radio sets from the killed men.

Published on 11th March 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Aligarh on Sunday. The rally drew huge crowd with BJP workers pouring in from all sides.(Photo | PTI)

PM Modi expresses grief over killing of CRPF personnel

Modi expressed grief over the death of the Eleven CRPF personnel who were injured in a Maoist attack near Bhejji of Sukma district in tribal Bastar region.

Published on 11th March 2017

Let us abuse to enjoy freedom of expression

It was hilarious to hear a professor of Delhi University crying hoarse that the freedom of expression in India is under threat of extinction and Narendra Modi is turning the country into Ayatollah Kho

Published on 11th March 2017

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