A shootout erupted between police and Maoists, as voting was under way in a key state in western India on Tuesday, authorities said.
Suspected Maoists blew up a railway track, a bridge and fired at a bus Monday in eastern India ahead of a planned crackdown by paramilitaries and police.
At least 17 police officers were killed in what Indian authorities say was a shootout with Maoists Thursday.
Six police officers were killed in a landmine explosion triggered by suspected Maoists in eastern India, authorities said Monday.
At least 16 police officers, including five women, died in a shootout that erupted after suspected Maoists ambushed them Thursday in central India, a state official said.
Nepal’s government ordered the country’s army chief of staff fired Sunday, touching off street protests and a split in Nepal’s Maoist-dominated ruling coalition. But Gen. Rookmangud Katawal has refused to accept his dismissal, and Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav — the constitutional commander-in-chief of the country’s armed forces — has told Katawal to remain in office, a presidential spokesman said
Suspected Maoists ambushed Indian border guards in the country’s east Thursday, killing five of them, as the nation voted in the first round of general elections to choose a new federal government, officials said.
Four suspected Maoists and 10 federal security officers died in an hours-long shootout Monday in eastern India.