Dantewada

Naxal involved in killing of Chattisgarh BJP MLA arrested

After receiving input by neighbouring Sukma district police that a few Naxal cadres were about to meet their colleagues lodged in Dantewada jail, police swung into action, police said.

published on : 17th May 2019

Naxals torch trucks, excavator near Essar's Dantewada plant 

The trucks and excavator were engaged in collecting dust waste from Essar's iron ore beneficiation plant in Kirandul, an official said.

published on : 14th May 2019

Woman Naxal among two killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh: Police

While initially, the police said bodies of two Naxals were recovered following the encounter, they later said that only one body was found along with two firearms.

published on : 8th May 2019

Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals arrested, one surrenders in Dantewada

Based on the tip-off, a joint team of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and local police raided the place and arrested Kawasi from a forest near Gujjapara, Pallava said.

published on : 4th May 2019

Security forces turn up the heat on Maoists with change of strategy

The District Reserve Guards unit under the direction of district police chief Abhishek Pallava is going undercover in small teams to take on the rebels in their stronghold.

published on : 27th April 2019

Chhattisgarh boy found with mobile having pro-Naxal content

The student was questioned after he was found suspiciously carrying medicines near one of the camps of security forces.

published on : 26th April 2019

Two Naxals involved in BJP MLA's killing gunned down in Chhattisgarh, one jawan hurt

One of the Maoist killed in the attack has been identified as Verghese, cited to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) expert and carried an award of Rs 5 lakh.

published on : 18th April 2019

Rajnath invokes slain BJP MLA in Naxal hotbed, urges people not to forgive perpetrators

The Home Minister said that change could be brought in Naxal-affected areas through democratic ways, not through guns.

published on : 11th April 2019

Amid mounting attacks, pilot refuses to fly BJP leader to Maoist-hotbed Bastar

Within the last 24 hours, the Maoists have ambushed the paramilitary troopers and killed 4 BSF and one CRPF personnel at Kanker and Dhamtari respectively, in two separate incidents.

published on : 5th April 2019

CRPF jawan killed, six others injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

The attack took place when a team of the 231st battalion of the CRPF, along with a state police unit, was out on road security duty.

published on : 18th March 2019

Naxal held in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

.Chainu alias Chukla (24) was allegedly part of a Maoist team involved in an attack in Aranpur area in which two policemen and a Doordarshan cameraman were killed on October 30 last year

published on : 12th January 2019

Chhattisgarh election: Amid threats, Dantewada voters desperately attempt to remove ink

Naxals in the region near the Indrawati River of Dantewada had threatened to chop off the fingers of villagers if they cast their votes.

published on : 14th November 2018

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: IEDs detected at Sukma close to makeshift polling station

The outlawed Maoists earlier in the day triggered a blast at Tumakpal in Dantewada in an attempt to create fear among the voters.

published on : 12th November 2018

Chhattisgarh election: EVM snag in dozen polling booths, voting interrupted

The fate of 190 candidates including the chief minister Raman Singh who is in the poll fray from Rajnandgaon, would be sealed today in the first phase of polling.

published on : 12th November 2018

Chhattisgarh election: Polling begins in Bastar, Maoists detonate blast in Dantewada

The fate of 190 candidates including the chief minister Raman Singh who is in the poll fray from Rajnandgaon, would be sealed today in the first phase of polling.

published on : 12th November 2018
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