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Domestic help murder: teams sent to Bengal, Jharkhand 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Accomplices of arrested accused belong to the two States
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'Bastariya' battalion, comprising recruits from Naxal-hit districts of Chhattisgarh, commissioned into service 22.5.2018 Zee News : States
CRPF's 'Bastariya' battalion - recruited from Sukma, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Bijapur districts of undivided Bastar - has been raised with a specific purpose to strengthen security forces' operations in areas where they have witnessed maximum reverses for a few years.
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Chhattisgarh to get specialised combat unit 'Black Panther', says Rajnath Singh 21.5.2018 DNA: Top News
 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said Chhattisgarh would get a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called "Black Panther" on the lines of the Greyhound unit. Singh was addressing mediapersons today after chairing a meeting on Left-Wing Extremism (LWE). Chief Minister Raman Singh was present during the meeting at Mantralaya, Naya Raipur. "Chhattisgarh will have a new force on the lines of the Greyhounds. It will be called Black Panther. Training (for the personnel who will be part of it) is being imparted and it would be launched soon," Singh said, without divulging details about the new unit. The Greyhounds are a special force in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh that specialise in anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites and Maoists. The Union minister said the government was keeping an eye on money stashed by Maoists. "We have information that they have made assets to the tune of crores. It also cannot be ruled out that their money is stashed abroad." He claimed the children of Maoist ...
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Naxal-affected areas witnessing rapid development: Rajnath Singh 21.5.2018 General News
Attending the Commissioning of the maiden Bastariya Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force, in Chhattisgarh's Ambika, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that currently, 52 battalions of Central Armed Police Force are deployed in Chhattisgarh.The Home Minister said that 135 Naxalites were killed in 2016 and 77 in 2017 and 40 Naxalites so far in this year. He also said that the numbers have only increased, along with the numbers of surrenders."The government will take action to stop their funds and to seize their properties," the Home Minister assured."Today we have seen the courage and enthusiasm of the Bastaria battalion. Naxalites are against development, they want poverty in their area of influence. The Chhattisgarh government and other states affected by the problem are also running a fast campaign to eradicate Naxalism," Rajnath Singh added."Most of the soldiers have been martyred in IED blasts, a result of the cowardice of the Naxals. The Naxalites are fighting a losing ...
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'Bastariya' battalion mix: Labourer turns commando, mother picks up gun against ultras 21.5.2018 General News
From overcoming poverty to serving the nation, the young recruits, including women, of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) "Bastariya" battalion had their reasons for joining the specialised unit, which was commissioned into service today. The battalion, numbered 241, is named "Bastariya" as its members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh, bordering Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Telangana. The recruits include married couples and a brother-sister duo. Bijapur, one of the worst insurgency-hit districts in Chhattisgarh, has sent the maximum of 163 tribal youths, including 60 women, to the special battalion, which was commissioned into service by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at a function here. The 534 troopers, including 189 women, were selected from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Sukma districts, which are battling Maoist insurgency. The specialised unit, raised to take on the Naxals in the forests, is expected to be deployed in south Bastar by next month, ..
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Chhattisgarh to get specialised combat unit 'Black Panther': Rajnath 21.5.2018 General News
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said Chhattisgarh would get a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called "Black Panther" on the lines of the Greyhound unit. Singh was addressing mediapersons today after chairing a meeting on Left-Wing Extremism (LWE). Chief Minister Raman Singh was present during the meeting at Mantralaya, Naya Raipur. "Chhattisgarh will have a new force on the lines of the Greyhounds. It will be called Black Panther. Training (for the personnel who will be part of it) is being imparted and it would be launched soon," Singh said, without divulging details about the new unit. The Greyhounds are a special force in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh that specialise in anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites and Maoists. The Union minister said the government was keeping an eye on money stashed by Maoists. "We have information that they have made assets to the tune of crores. It also cannot be ruled out that their money is stashed abroad." He claimed the children ..
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Bank fraud: NBWs issued against Gujarat firm's director 21.5.2018 General News
A Delhi court has issued open ended non-bailable warrants against two persons, including a director of a Gujarat pharma firm, in a Rs 5,000 crore money laundering probe case. Additional Sessions Judge Siddharth Sharma issued the warrant against Sterling Biotech Ltd (SBL) director Dipti Chetan Sandesara in the case. The court issued another open ended non-bailable warrant (NBW) against her brother Hiteshkumar Narendrabhai Patel, after special public prosecutor Nitesh Rana, appearing for ED, said the two of them had played an active and instrumental role in laundering of money and are likely to have left the country. Unlike a non-bailable warrant, an open ended NBW does not carry a time limit for execution. Rana told the court that several summons were issued by ED against both of them but they did not reply to any. They were evading investigation and their absence was delaying the ongoing probe. "The accused have prima-facie committed the offence of money laundering having ...
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Naxal menace a challenge but now losing ground: Rajnath 21.5.2018 General News
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said Naxalism was a challenge but the menace was now shrinking and losing ground in the country. He was speaking here at the Passing Out Parade of the CRPF's 'Bastariya' Battalion -- comprising recruits from Naxal-hit districts in the state -- which was commissioned into service today. The battalion is named 'Bastariya' as its members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh, bordering Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Telangana. Appreciating efforts of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Chhattisgarh Police in curbing Naxal activities, he said casualties among the police force due to attacks by rebels have also gone down. Singh said the life of a jawan cannot be compensated with money, but as a token of gratitude, the government has decided that not less than Rs 1 crore should be given to the family of a martyred personnel. "Naxalism and extremism are a challenge, but I want to say that this menace is now shrinking and losing ...
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Shri Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of 241 Bastariya Battalion of CRPF in Chhattisgarh 21.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh attended the passing out parade of 241 Bastariya Battalion of CRPF in Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh today.   Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Home Minister lauded the efforts of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the State Police in combating the Left Wing Extremism (LWE).
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Naxalism is losing ground: Rajnath Singh 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Naxalism is shrinking and losing ground although it still poses a challenge.
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Naxalism a menace which is shrinking: Rajnath Singh 21.5.2018 General News
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Naxalism is a challenge and a menace which is now shrinking."Naxalism is a challenge but I want to say that this menace is now shrinking and is losing ground. The casualties in Security Forces have declined," Singh said while addressing the Passing Out Parade of 261 Bastariya Battalion in Ambikapur.The Home Minister attended the commissioning of the 'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF, created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youths from Chhattisgarh.Singh also awarded the best performers of the new unit after they presented him with a guard of honour and a military parade.The 'Bastariya' jawans will be deployed in core area to add teeth to the anti-naxal operations of CRPF in the naxal-infested Bastar division of Chhattisgarh.This new battalion of CRPF carries the moniker 'Bastariya Battalion' for the special reason that it comprises of youths, mostly scouted from the four highly naxal infested Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur
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Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia for two UP jawans killed in Naxal attack 21.5.2018 General News
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 25 lakhs each to families of the two jawans from the state who were killed in a Naxal attack in Dantewada. The chief minister expressed grief over the death of police personnel in the Naxal attack yesterday and said the state government is with them in this hour of crisis, a government spokesman said here. An ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh has been given to families of Arjun Rajbhar of Ghazipur and Ravinath Singh Patel of Varanasi, the spokesman said. Besides, the chief minister has promised to provide government job to one family member each of both families, the spokesman added. Seven police personnel including Rahbhar and Patel were killed when Naxals carried out a landmine blast yesterday when a joint team of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and the District Force (DF) was patrolling the Cholnar-Kirandul road to provide security to trucks carrying construction material for road works between Kirandul and .
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to commission maiden anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion on Monday 21.5.2018 Zee News : States
'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF has members are from the Bastar region in southern Chhattisgarh.
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‘Bastariya’ battalion to take on Maoists 21.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
189 women among 534 tribal recruits
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Rajnath Singh To Commission Maiden Anti-Naxal Battalion Tomorrow 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will tomorrow attend the commissioning of the much talked-about 'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF, created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youths from...
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Rajnath to commission maiden anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion tomorrow 20.5.2018 General News
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will tomorrow attend the commissioning of the much talked-about 'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF, created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youths from Chhattisgarh, here. Singh reached the Ambikapur-based camp of the Central Reserve Police Force in the state this evening after attending an event in Satna district in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. The squad that will pass out tomorrow has 33 per cent representation of women combatants with 189 'mahila' constables. PTI first reported on May 17 about the squad set to getting operational. The new battalion has been numbered 241. Singh will award the best performers of the new unit after they present him with a guard of honour and a military parade. The hardcore, localised battalion of the young combatants will be immediately deployed for anti-naxal operations in some of the worst Left Wing Extremism-hit areas such as Sukma, Dantewada and Bijapur, a senior official said. The unique battalion - ..
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Bastariya battalion of CRPF to be commissioned tomorrow 20.5.2018 General News
The much-awaited "Bastariya" Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) comprising recruits from naxal-hit districts in the state will be commissioned into service tomorrow, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh attending its passing out parade in Ambikapur district. The new battalion, numbered 241, was named Bastariya because it included recruits from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur, and Sukma districts, a CRPF official said today. Another special feature of the battalion was the number of women recruits which, at 33 per cent, was according to the policy of the government, he said. Rajnath Singh today arrived in Surguja district on a two-day visit to the state. His chopper landed on Ambikapur PG College ground this evening from where he travelled to the CRPF Training Center in KP Ajirma village and took part in the Sainik Sammelan programme, the official said. CRPF Director General RR Bhatnagar, CRPF IG (Raipur sector) Sanjay Arora and other senior paramilitary officials ...
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Maoist landmine kills seven security personnel in Chhattisgarh (Fourth Lead) 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Seven security personnel were killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Sunday when a landmine planted by Maoists ripped through the vehicle they were travelling in.
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Chhattisgarh: 7 securitymen killed in Dantewada day before Rajnath commissions anti-naxal 'Bastariya' battalion 20.5.2018 DNA: Money
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Monday attend the commissioning of the much talked-about 'Bastariya' battalion of the CRPF, created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youths from Chhattisgarh, here. Singh reached the Ambikapur-based camp of the Central Reserve Police Force in the state this evening after attending an event in Satna district in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. The squad that will pass out tomorrow has 33 per cent representation of women combatants with 189 'mahila' constables. PTI first reported on May 17 about the squad set to getting operational. The new battalion has been numbered 241. Singh will award the best performers of the new unit after they present him with a guard of honour and a military parade. The hardcore, localised battalion of the young combatants will be immediately deployed for anti-naxal operations in some of the worst Left Wing Extremism-hit areas such as Sukma, Dantewada and Bijapur, a senior official said. The unique battalion - recruited from ...
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7 policemen killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada; CM Raman Singh terms it 'cowardly' 20.5.2018 Zee News : States
Naxals had carried out a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on March 13, 2018, in which nine CRPF personnel had been killed.
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