The security forces were attacked when returning from a search operation near a forest in Chhattisgarh, a police official has said, adding that search operations are still underway for personnel missing.
A far-left guerrilla insurgency has exploited the grievances of marginalised tribes to wage a 50-year long battle against the state.
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The soldiers were guarding road workers in the rebel bastion Sukma district of Chhattisgarh state when they came under heavy fire resulting in the death of two dozen soldiers, officials say. Local media revised the death toll to 26.
PM Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist BJP party claimed victory in four states including Uttar Pradesh in the north, which is home to 220 million people and seen as a key indicator of national politics.
A bus fell off a bridge in India after the drunk bus driver fell asleep, leaving at least 17 people dead and 40 others injured.
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