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The Bastar police have come to the aid of few children, who were trapped in the clutches of the Bal Sangham of Maoists.
Mundagarh sarpanch Pandru said the naxalites had asked them to hoist a black flag on August 15.
Rahul Gandhi strongly suggested Congressmen focus on the use of social media as he lashed out at the RSS and the BJP alleging that "they work on a divisive agenda".
The Congress vice-president will arrive at Jagdalpur from Delhi by a special aircraft and will address tribals in a rally.
Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region has turned the insurgent's tactic of broadcasting audio messages, against the red brigade.
The released banner, with names of Maoist leaders who are active in the region carries an implicit message to the ultras to surrender and evade death or meet the same fate as Vilas.
The relationship was so closely shared due to the proximity of the 74 CRPF battalion camp with the Burkapal village.
Prof Sundar had written acclaimed books including The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar, The Scheduled Tribes and their India and Civil Wars in South Asia: State, Sovereignty, Development.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh after paying tribute to the slain CRPF men at Raipur, reviewed the anti-Maoist operations and the ground situation at Bastar.
At the behest of High Court, second autopsy report on Bastar tribals killed in 'fake' encounter conducted
The state high court on March 2 directed the Bastar administration to exhume the bodies allegedly killed in a “fake” encounter and conduct a re-post-mortem.
Five days after Kalluri was sent on a three-month long medical leave by the state government, he has been attached with the Police Headquarters.
Kalluri has been accused of targeting human rights lawyers, activists, and journalists after he took charge as the Bastar IG in June 2014.
The seven members include lawyers, social activists, journalists and a research scholar who were reportedly visiting the restive Bastar zone.
Bhatia was asked to vacate her house in Pandripani village in Bastar district by villages for allegedly being a Maoist sympathiser.
In a complaint to police, villagers alleged Bhatia had named herself as "Somari Naag or Bela Somari" (to use tribal identity) which they feel is an insult to tribal masses.