Jharkhand: In a brutal attack on former BJP MLA by Maoists in the state’s Singbhum district, the throats of the slain cops were slit. The Maoists also ran away with three AK-47 rifles from the spot.
The status of basic human rights remains unchanged in the insurgency-hit Jharkhand since the current government came to the power two years ago
The incident took place under Kishtaram police station limits of South Bastar area under Sukma District, near Chhattisgarh Telangana border, the officials said.
BJP’s Raigarh MP Gomati Sai, while raising the issue of alleged religious conversion in Chhattisgarh said tribal people in the state were lured by Christian missionaries for conversion.
Three Maoist, who have been arrested or killed over the course of last 24 hours, carried reward of Rs 1 crore each and were among the most wanted in India.
Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh
The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.
He was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.
Stan Swamy, 84, was on May 28 shifted from the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai to the Holy Family Hospital here after he filed a petition, seeking interim bail on medical grounds.
The two other employees, Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi were rescued by security forces after an encounter with the abductors on April 24 in the district when they were on their way to Myanmar.
C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli Police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the Jambia Gatta forest around 6.30 am where the encounter happened.
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The accused, Sikha Sarma, a Guwahati-based writer, was arrested under 'various sections, including IPC 124A (sedition)', Guwahati Police Commissioner Munna Prasad Gupta said.
In the picture released by the Maoists, Manhas can be seen sitting on a plastic mat under a temporary shelter, possibly at a Maoist camp.
Rakeshwar Singh Manhas went missing after the April 3 ambush in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region. The ultras have asked the state government to appoint interlocutors for his release.
The family of Commando Rakeshwar Singh Minhas is in deep shock after the news of the deadly ambush on Saturday and his disappearance broke out.
CRPF commando Rakeshwar Singh Minhas has been missing ever since an encounter broke out between security personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Saturday.
Amit Shah, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, and other dignitaries laid the wreath on the mortal remains of the security personnel.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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