Tag: Naxal

Four Maoists held in Jamui

Four Maoists held in Jamui

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The security forces today arrested four Maoists from a village in Bihar’s Jamui district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the security forces comprising the CRPF and district police raided Parasi village and arrested the four Maoists, identified as Bharat Raut, Dev Narayan Yadav, Gopal Raut and Ravindra Raut, Superintendent of Police […]

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HAM leader Shakuni to meet Rajnath

HAM leader Shakuni to meet Rajnath

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) state president Shakuni Chaudhary will meet union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence in the national capital on Friday. The HAM leader plans to discuss the law and order and Bihar polls issues with the home minister. “I would be discussing the law and order issue of my constituency, which […]

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Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

Lok Sabha election 2014: First phase Bihar poll kicks off on April 10

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna:  The stage is set for the first of the six-phase Lok Sabha poll in Bihar on April 10 involving six of the total 40 constituencies, all located in the Naxal belt. The constituencies going to the poll are Sasaram (SC), Karakat, Aurangabad, Gaya (SC), Nawada and Jamui (SC) where the Election Commission has called […]

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51,000 personnel to report for first phase polls in Bihar

51,000 personnel to report for first phase polls in Bihar

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission has asked 51,000 polling personnel to report on duty for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 10 in six naxal-infested constituencies in Bihar. “Once the 51,000 polling personnel report on duty, they will be dispatched to their locations tomorrow. We are ready for the first phase of elections,” Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan told reporters. […]

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Security beefed up in Bihar as Maoist call for bandh ahead of Modi rally

Security beefed up in Bihar as Maoist call for bandh ahead of Modi rally

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With the Maoists calling a bandh tomorrow to coincide with the back to back rallies of the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at Sasaram and Gaya, the state police and paramilitary forces are taking additional measures to counter any threat from the ultras. Both the rally venues of Modi are in Naxal-infested districts, […]

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Arms, explosives seized, 6 suspected ultras detained in Bihar

Arms, explosives seized, 6 suspected ultras detained in Bihar

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Munger: Security forces seized a large haul of arms and explosives and detained six suspected Maoists from Kanani forests in Bihar’s Munger district. Acting on a tip-off, the security forces – comprising CRPF jawans and the district police – launched a combing and search operation in Kanani forests, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Munger […]

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Two Maoists held Bihar

Two Maoists held Bihar

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jamui: The security forces on Sunday apprehended two Maoists after an encounter between them in a village under Chandramandi police station area in Bihar’s naxal-infested Jamui district, a CRPF official said. Acting on tip off about presence of some ultras in Bendra village, a team from 215th battalion of the CRPF camping at Betia reached […]

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Maoist-hit states owe crores to CRPF

Maoist-hit states owe crores to CRPF

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the five Naxal-hit states is facing acute drainage of resources, with the states yet to pay up their share of expenses for the security duties. With austerity measures of the Union government already implemented, the force has received just Rs 20 crore against their allocation of Rs 918 […]

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Explosives recovered during anti-Maoist operations in Bihar

Explosives recovered during anti-Maoist operations in Bihar

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around 70 hand grenades and 25 live pipe bombs, were recovered in a joint operation launched by CRPF and Bihar Police in Munger and Jamui districts on Tuesday. 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 […]

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Special commandos deployed for anti-Naxal operations in Bihar

Special commandos deployed for anti-Naxal operations in Bihar

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the backdrop of the Union Home ministry recently pulling up Bihar for its “failure” in controlling Naxal violence, the CRPF has now deployed close to 200 commandos of its special CoBRA battalion to bring lethality in its offensives in the state. The anti-Naxal warfare trained commandos will now not only assist about 5,000 troops […]

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