Bastar

Chhattisgarh Congress MLA faces wrath of villagers during public hearing for sponge iron plant

Some tribals raised objections against the project, claiming the region is revered by them as the place worship of their local deity.

published on : 12th April 2021

Chhattisgarh encounter: Gunshot injuries show Maoists used modern weapons to ambush jawans

Most of the injuries had resulted due to shots from modern weapons or barrels from which a projectile is propelled through rapid burning of gunpowder.

published on : 7th April 2021

CRPF man is our captive, appoint interlocutors: Maoists

The Maoists have, however, not raised any formal demands for the release of the commando.

published on : 6th April 2021

Amit Shah, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel pay tributes to jawans killed in Maoist ambush

Twenty-two jawans were killed in the Maoist ambush in the inhospitable terrain of an edgy district of Bijapur, south Chhattisgarh, on Saturday.

published on : 5th April 2021

Advanced drone acquired for anti-Maoist ops crashes during trial flight in Chhattisgarh

The crashed advanced drone or UAV belonged to the Defence Research and Development Organisation and been reportedly procured from abroad.

published on : 29th March 2021

With roads and bridges, Chhattisgarh takes development to Maoist-hit areas

Despite Maoist threat, road network of 500 km has come up in Bastar since 2018 thanks to the efforts taken by the state government and security forces.

published on : 21st March 2021

Two Maoist commanders with bounties on heads gunned down in Chhattisgarh

The slain Maoists have been identified as Madvi Hadma, deputy commander, and Aayta Etepal, a Jan militia commander, carrying the reward of Rs 3 and Rs one lakh respectively on their heads. 

published on : 20th March 2021

Bastar wins over challenge on malaria as annual parasite incidence reduces to historical low

The ongoing campaign during the three phases respectively traced 64646, 30076 and 14828 people found to be suffering from malaria and were promptly treated.

published on : 20th March 2021

Vocal for local: Tribal fashion show held to bring Bastar's indigenous culture into mainstream

The models, mostly from the local community, were adorned with the indigenous-traditional textiles and unique traditional fabric of Bastar.

published on : 15th March 2021

This IAS officer performs stunts to showcase unexplored Chhattisgarh

Rajat Bansal roped down a cliff to show that mountaineering, rock climbing, backpacking, trekking can be offered to the tourists who come to Bastar. 

published on : 12th February 2021

Lon Varratu: Every Maoist cadre from Chhattisgarh village surrender before Dantewada police

So far 288 Maoist cadres have surrendered ever since 'Lon Varratu' was initiated in early July last year.

published on : 2nd February 2021

In a first, CRPF awards 3 SPs of Chhattisgarh for outstanding coordination, ops synergy

Abhishek Pallava (Dantewada SP), Kanhaiya Lal Dhruv (Sukma SP) and Kamal Lochan Kashyap (Bijapur SP) are the officers bestowed with the award of CRPF DG's Commendation Disc & Certificate.

published on : 26th January 2021

Bastar collector makes risky visit to Maoist stronghold, spends night in tribal hamlet

The village is located in Darbha block, which had drawn nationwide attention after the Red rebels eliminated several top leaders of the state Congress in an attack in 2013.

published on : 17th January 2021

Chhattisgarh: Collector stays at Maoist epicentre to perceive tribals' needs

Rajat Bansal relished the tribal cuisine, performed on their traditional musical instruments, engaged in local sports, participated in awareness rally and interacted with them.

published on : 16th January 2021

Villagers in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh protest against opening of new security camps

As many as 15 new security camps have been proposed during the ongoing financial year in Sukma, Dantewada, Narayanpur, and Bijapur. 

published on : 28th October 2020
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