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Forces to keep up hunt in red zones

Ranchi, May 12: The state police and CRPF personnel will not let up joint operations to flush out Naxalites from their core areas, despite the rebels losing ground in a few strongholds. CRPF director general K. Vijay Kumar conveyed the … Continue reading

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Naxals kill Congress leader

The naxalites of CPI (Maoist) struck again and returned with their violent ways ahead of the crucial local body polls in the state. The red rebels killed a senior Congress leader and Bhamragarh Panchayat Samiti chairman Bahadurshah Alam on Saturday … Continue reading

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Top Naxal leader arrested

Maruti Kurwatkar, a top Naxal leader, was arrested on Saturday from Talodhi in Chandrapur district, police said. Based on a tip-off, Kurwatkar was nabbed by a special team after a chase. Kurwatkar was a member of the state committee of … Continue reading

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Maoist hideout raided, 8 killed

KOLKATA: At least eight Maoists, including three women, were killed in an encounter when security force personnel raided a forest hideout in the Salboni block of West Bengal’s Paschim Medinipur district early on Wednesday. Director-General of Police Bhupinder Singh said … Continue reading

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Army training 50,000 men to tackle Naxals

NEW DELHI: The government may have decided not to draft it for the anti-naxal offensive, but the Indian Army has started preparing for the possibility of being called upon to tackle what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls India’s gravest internal … Continue reading

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Govt to ask miners to share profit to quell unrest

Fri Jun 4, NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The government plans to force foreign and domestic mining firms to share a quarter of their net profit with local communities, seeking to undercut a sense of alienation among its rural poor opposed … Continue reading

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