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Centre may hand over probe into Sukma Naxal hit to NIA - The Asian Age;

Centre may hand over probe into Sukma Naxal hit to NIA - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeCentre may hand over probe into Sukma Naxal hit to NIAThe Asian AgePeople and children at a candle light vigil in memory of the CRPF personnel, who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack in Chattisgarh, in Patna. (Photo: PTI). Bhopal/New Delhi: The Centre may ask the National Investigation Agency to take over the probe ...and more »

Bastar's harsh terrain hits jawans' morale - The Asian Age;

Bastar's harsh terrain hits jawans' morale - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeBastar's harsh terrain hits jawans' moraleThe Asian AgeHome ministry officials said there is an urgent need to improve the conditions of CRPF camps as well as facilities offered to them. The temperature in Bastar in summer goes up to 45 degree Celsius, making security personnel tired soon. New Delhi ...and more »

Centre may hand over Sukma Naxal case to National Investigation Ageny - Economic Times;

Centre may hand over Sukma Naxal case to National Investigation Ageny - Economic Times

Economic TimesCentre may hand over Sukma Naxal case to National Investigation AgenyEconomic TimesNew Delhi: The Centre is likely to hand over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the probe into the killing of 25 CRPF personnel in Sukma in Chhattisgarh by the Naxals. A senior Home Ministry functionary said it was a fit case to be handed over ...and more »

Sukma is caught in crossfire as security forces battle Maoists - Khaleej Times;

Sukma is caught in crossfire as security forces battle Maoists - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesSukma is caught in crossfire as security forces battle MaoistsKhaleej TimesA bunch of villagers in Burkapal, a village in Sukma district, Chhattisgarh, are caught in the war between government security forces and militants Maoists. Last Monday, the rebels had shot down 25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel, and seriously ...and more »

Romancing the Maoists - The Indian Express;

Romancing the Maoists - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressRomancing the MaoistsThe Indian ExpressIn a barbaric and dastardly attack by the outlawed Maoists, India lost 25 brave CRPF personnel. They were ambushed and killed by the anarchists, who are hell-bent on stalling the development of the backward tribal areas and exploiting the situation.and more »

Govt likely to ask NIA to probe Sukma Naxal attack - Zee News;

Govt likely to ask NIA to probe Sukma Naxal attack - Zee News

Zee NewsGovt likely to ask NIA to probe Sukma Naxal attackZee NewsThe NIA is mandated to probe terror attacks anywhere in the country. The government considers the CPI (Maoists), which perpetrated the violence, as a terrorist organisation. . Last Updated: Monday, May 1, 2017 - 00:20. Comment. 0. Comment. New Delhi: ...and more »

We The People: How Should India Deal With Maoists? - NDTV;

We The People: How Should India Deal With Maoists? - NDTV

NDTVWe The People: How Should India Deal With Maoists?NDTVOn April 24, 25 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF were killed in an attack by the Maoists. The attack came a month after 12 CRPF jawans were killed in a similar ambush on March 11. Maoists even stole 10 weapons from the dead ...and more »

In Chhattisgarh, security forces stop road-opening operations - The Indian Express;

In Chhattisgarh, security forces stop road-opening operations - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressIn Chhattisgarh, security forces stop road-opening operationsThe Indian ExpressSenior Chhattisgarh police officers, however, said another reason why road-opening operations had been stopped was to carry out a review based on the Bhejji and Burkapal attacks. 99. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. Written by ...and more »

CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh battle water-borne illnesses, 45-degree heat - Hindustan Times;

CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh battle water-borne illnesses, 45-degree heat - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesCRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh battle water-borne illnesses, 45-degree heatHindustan TimesOfficials, who visited some of the interior camps of the CRPF in Bastar region, where the force lost 25 personnel in an ambush last Monday, have found that quality of water is very inferior resulting in many of them falling sick. india Updated: Apr 30 ...and more »

Terrorism and Militancy: Are they quite the same? - Mainstream

Terrorism and Militancy: Are they quite the same?MainstreamMaoists (or Naxals, according to some) ambushed a 100-strong CRPF road-opening patrol (ROP) on April 24 in Chintagufa Police Station limits of Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, killing 25 CRPF personnel and wounding six. The Maoists were reportedly ...and more »

Forces gear-up for bigger offensive against Maoists in Chhattisgarh - The New Indian Express

Forces gear-up for bigger offensive against Maoists in ChhattisgarhThe New Indian ExpressRAIPUR: Shaken by the loss of 37 personnel in the ill-fated CRPF-driven operations during last couple of months at Sukma, the forces have launched AN intense operation against the left-wing extremists in the conflict zone of Bastar, south Chhattisgarh.and more »

NIA may take over Sukma Naxal attack probe - Deccan Herald;

NIA may take over Sukma Naxal attack probe - Deccan Herald

Deccan HeraldNIA may take over Sukma Naxal attack probeDeccan HeraldSenior officials in the MHA said the NIA could look into the lapses that led to the huge casualty of CRPF personnel in the incident that took place on April 24. PTI file photo. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) may take over the probe into the ...and more »

CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh facing inherent issues - Daily News & Analysis;

CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh facing inherent issues - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisCRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh facing inherent issuesDaily News & AnalysisCRPF personnel fighting Naxalites in Chhattisgarh are up against not only the ultras but inherent impediments -- lack of potable water, high temperatures, fatigue and poor mobile networks. Officials, who visited some of the interior camps of the CRPF ...and more »

A requiem for the Sukma martyrs - Times of India (blog);

A requiem for the Sukma martyrs - Times of India (blog)

Times of India (blog)A requiem for the Sukma martyrsTimes of India (blog)We recently lost 25 CRPF jawans in Sukma, Chhatisgarh. A lot of analyses are being done in view of the tragedy. Shortcomings, if any, are for the security experts to find out. Armchair analysts can also keep giving their unsolicited opinions. It is ...and more »

Gandhians With Guns? - The Day After;

Gandhians With Guns? - The Day After

The Day AfterGandhians With Guns?The Day AfterThe news from Sukma continues to disturb and depress. Reports indicate that six of the 25 bodies of CRPF jawans, who were martyred in the 24 April encounter with the Maoists in Sukma district, were mutilated by the rebels. The act points to what the ...and more »

Sukma killings stall road work in Chhattisgarh's LWE areas - Business Standard;

Sukma killings stall road work in Chhattisgarh's LWE areas - Business Standard

Business StandardSukma killings stall road work in Chhattisgarh's LWE areasBusiness StandardTwenty five Central Reserve Paramilitary Force jawans were killed in an ambush by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on April 24, 2017. Photo: Reuters. ALSO READ. Beyond guns, Bastar youth think of professional trades Naxal ambush kills 24 CRPF ...and more »

Reward of lakhs announced on six dreaded Maoists - The Hitavada

Reward of lakhs announced on six dreaded MaoistsThe HitavadaBastar Range Police on Friday announced cash reward on six dreaded Maoists cadres of the banned outfit, including three women, reportedly involved in the Sukma killings. However, the Bastar Police top brass clarified that the announcement of cash ...and more »

After Sukma attack, NSA Ajit Doval plans a 'surgical strike' on Maoists in Chattisgarh - inUth.com;

After Sukma attack, NSA Ajit Doval plans a 'surgical strike' on Maoists in Chattisgarh - inUth.com

inUth.comAfter Sukma attack, NSA Ajit Doval plans a 'surgical strike' on Maoists in ChattisgarhinUth.comFollowing a ghastly Naxal attack in Sukma, Chattisgarh that claimed the lives of 25 CRPF jawans, the National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, himself has taken charge to make the strategy to counter Maoists this time after the government sought a ...and more »

Sukma massacre: CRPF will have to introspect - Merinews;

Sukma massacre: CRPF will have to introspect - Merinews

MerinewsSukma massacre: CRPF will have to introspectMerinewsLast week, 25 brave constables of CRPF on road protection duty at Sukma in Bastar division of Chhattisgarh were martyred by the Naxals in an ambush. Reportedly, some bodies were even mutilated by the Naxals who also looted 12 of their weapons.and more »

Army to lead CRPF anti-Naxal ops soon - The New Indian Express;

Army to lead CRPF anti-Naxal ops soon - The New Indian Express

The New Indian ExpressArmy to lead CRPF anti-Naxal ops soonThe New Indian ExpressNEW DELHI: The Indian Army could soon be playing big brother to the CRPF, with its officers leading the paramilitary force against the Naxalite menace. After the Sukma attack killing 25 CRPF jawans on April 24, the Modi government is looking to revive ...and more »