Dantewada

In a first, women commandos stationed in security base camps of Maoist-hit Dantewada

As many as 60 women commandos of Chhattisgarh police force are now inducted in the newly established base camp at Potali.

published on : 14th November 2019

Cops on their toes as Dantewada tribals clash with forces over new security base camp

The new camp has been set up in the Maoist stronghold for the personnel of Chhattisgarh police force from Special Task Force, Chhattisgarh Armed Forces and District Reserve Guards.

published on : 13th November 2019

Hardcore Naxal surrenders in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Last month, 28 Naxals, four of them carrying cash reward on their heads, had surrendered in Dantewada district.

published on : 2nd November 2019

28 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Manglu Madkami, a member of the Maoists "platoon number 22" and Baman Kawasi, part of the Katekalyan local organisation squad, had rewards of Rs 2 lakh each on their heads

published on : 20th October 2019

Maoists release kidnapped technicians, supervisor in Dantewada

All three had gone to carry out some survey for the road construction work from Aranpur-Muler in the strife-torn Dantewada.

published on : 13th October 2019

Dantewada bypoll: Counting underway, Congress leading by over 11,00 votes

As per the trends after four rounds of counting, the Congress candidate was leading by a margin of 4,316 votes against her closest rival from BJP.

published on : 27th September 2019

Dantewada bypoll counting: Congress candidate Devti Karma leading over 2000 votes

The counting of votes in the bypoll held on September 23 in the Naxal-affected seat began at 8 at the DIET campus in Dantewada district headquarters.

published on : 27th September 2019

Dantewada bypoll: In a first, 1200 tribals cross swollen river to cast vote defying Maoist diktat

Eight boats pressed into action which made over 100 sorties to ensure the voter got their chance to exercise their voting rights.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Over 53 per cent tentative turnout in Dantewada Assembly bypoll 

The final turnout percentage might go up as voters are still standing in queues outside a number of polling booths even after the end of voting.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Chhattisgarh bypoll: Teacher on poll duty dies, heart attack suspected

Prima facie, it seems that Chandraprakash Thakur (33) died of a heart attack but the exact cause of his death will be known after the autopsy, the official from the local administration said.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Voting begins for Dantewada Assembly bypoll in Chhattisgarh

There are nine candidates in the fray and the counting of votes will be held on September 27.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Dantwada bypoll: Higher NOTA votes compared to victory margins turn parties wary

In 2018, the BJP candidate Bheema Mandavi won the seat by a margin of 2172 votes as against the 9929 NOTA votes.

published on : 21st September 2019

Dantewada bypoll: Around 18,000 security personnel on duty

The bypoll for the Dantewada constituency was necessitated following the death of BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi in a Naxal attack in April this year.

published on : 21st September 2019

Chhattisgarh police claim Maoists killed in Dantewada encounter, activists cry foul

It was more like a cold-blooded murder and the security personnel involved in it should be booked under Section 302 of the IPC, social activist Bela Bhatia told Express.

published on : 19th September 2019

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman not given permission for poll rallies, BJP lodges complaint

The BJP cited that it appears the ruling Congress has already accepted its defeat before the upcoming by-poll election.

published on : 18th September 2019
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