It will be Amit Shah's first visit to the Bastar region after assuming the charge of Union home minister.
Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Madvi Hidma leads a pack of 180 to 250 Maoist fighters and is known for his lethal ambushes
Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter:Out of the total 22 fatalities, the CRPF lost eight men including seven CoBRA commandos while one jawan is from the Bastariya battalion, eight from DRG, and five from Special Task Force.
A group of Maoists chopped off an inspector’s hand before killing him and then fled the scene with bulletproof jackets, guns, ammunition, as well as his shoes.
At least 22 security personnel were killed and 30 others injured on Saturday in the fierce gun-battle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh
The Maoists rained bullets from light machine guns (LMGs) and used low-intensity improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to mount the attack that went on till evening.
Amit Shah is returning to the national capital and is likely to hold a meeting with senior officials of the ministry to review the situation in Chhattisgarh
Eighteen jawans were missing after five security personnel were killed and 30 others injured on Saturday in the fierce gun-battle with Naxals.
Five security personnel were killed and 30 others injured on Saturday in an encounter with Naxals in a forest along the border between Bijapur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh
A gunbattle broke out in the Tarrem area when a joint team of security forces was out on an anti-Naxal operation.
There is only one way out – and it is that the government of India and the Maoists should sit across the table and sort out their differences.
On Saturday, the district police seized a rifle and three pressure cooker bombs which Naxals were allegedly planning to use to ambush security forces, an official earlier said.
Advocate Indira Jaising said since last February, activist-poet Varavara Rao, arrested for links with Maoists, has spent 149 days of his jail time in hospital and appealed for interim bail
The Central Reserve Police Force has had women personnel in combat since 1986 when its first 'Mahila' battalion was raised. It has six such units at present.
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The highest number of Naxal deaths were reported in Sukma district.
Firearm and large quantity of explosive materials were also seized.
The team of security forces was out on an anti-naxal operation when the IED went off near Tadmetla village.
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