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Naxal Arrested in Narayanpur District of Chhattisgarh
New Indian Express, 26 March 2014
A Naxal `commander', who carried a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, was arrested in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.Among other incidents, he was allegedly involved in the ambush in Dhaudai in which 27 CRPF troopers were killed...

Chhattisgarh: Naxal camp busted, arms seized
Indian Express, 17 March 2014
Ahead of the first phase of election in 70 Assembly seats and 10 Lok Sabha seats in Naxal-dominated districts of Orissa, security forces achieved a major success when they busted a Maoist camp operating in the Chhattisgarh forests on the state border.The...

Indian Mujahideen (IM) tried to contact Nepal Maoists: NIA
Mizo News, 24 February 2014
New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal tried to contact Maoists of Nepal to seek their help in carrying out terror strikes in India, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said in the charge sheet filed against him.Investigation has...

Maoist leader arrested in Bihar
Hindu, 15 February 2014
The Bihar police on Saturday arrested Maoist Ram Pravesh Baitha alias Satish, allegedly in charge of Bihar operations, along with Pravesh Mishra, an alleged arms supplier to the Maoists, Amit Kumar, IG-Operations, said. A team of the Special Task Force...

Police lens on people with Naxal links
The Asian Age, 22 January 2014
The Chhattisgarh police has begun a probe into alleged link of some industrialists, businessmen and politicians in the state with Naxals following interrogation of two Maoist associates, arrested here recently. “The two arrested Maoist associates...

Two Maoists killed
The Hindu, 22 January 2014
Two Maoists were killed and a cache of arms was seized following a prolonged encounter between the security forces and the insurgents in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Tuesday. The incident took place in the restive forests of Gudabeda and...

Explosives recovered during anti-Maoist operations in Bihar
The Hindu, 21 January 2014
A huge haul of explosives, including 70 hand grenades and 25 live pipe bombs, were recovered in a joint operation launched by the CRPF and Bihar Police in Naxal-hit Munger and Jamui districts of the state on Tuesday.   Acting on a tip-off...

Maoists again fire at IAF chopper carrying CRPF IG in Chhattisgarh.
The Times of India, 20 January 2014
Suspected Maoists fired at an MI-17 Indian Air Force chopper at Chintagufa in south Chhattisgarh Saturday afternoon CRPF's inspector-general. Though no one was hurt.   There at least six instances of Maoists firing at choppers around...

Paresh Baruah trying to regroup northeast militant outfits: Assam DGP
The Times of India, 17 January 2014
The ULFA-I led by Paresh Baruah is trying to regroup insurgent outfits and Maoists and might convene a meeting of the groups next week, Assam's new DGP Khagen Sharma said on Friday.   "Paresh Baruah is bringing northeast militant...

Two nabbed after police, Maoist encounter
The Times of India, 17 January 2014
Security personnel on Thursday arrested two persons from Kandhamal's Kotagarh forest following an encounter with Maoists.   While most of the ultras fled, security personnel detected three persons. They could nab two of them, while...

Overseas support to Naxals alarms govt
The Times of India, 17 January 2014
Left wing groups abroad have stepped up support for the Indian Naxalite movement and their so-called people's war. Some recent developments, including formation of the 'International Committee to Support the People's War in India (ICSPWI),...

Naxalism declining in the state: report
Pune Mirror.in, 17 January 2014
In a significant revelation, a report by the Institute of Conflict Management, New Delhi, has come to the conclusion that members of the Naxalite movement have suffered more damages in Maharashtra than any other Naxal-infested state in the country in...

2 more districts to get anti-Naxal scheme perks
The Asian Age, 15 January 2014
For the first time, Chandrapur and Bhandara districts will get the benefit of the Centre’s Integrated Action Plan (IAP) meant for development of Left Wing Extremism-affected districts along with Gadchiroli and Gondia. Under the scheme, the...

CRPF deploys 200 CoBRA commandos in Bihar for anti-Naxal operations
The Hindu, 13 January 2014
In the backdrop of the Union Home Ministry recently pulling up Bihar for its “failure” in controlling Naxal violence, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has now deployed close to 200 commandos of its special Commando Battalion for Resoloute...

Maoist killed in encounter, weapons seized
The Hindu, 13 January 2014
A Maoist was killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest area in Malkangiri district near Andhra Pradesh border early on Sunday after which two country-made guns and some materials were seized. 

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