Dantewada

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel offers 11-km-long stole to temple in Maoist hotbed of Dantewada

The move has empowered local women who are stitching and designing garments of branded textile companies which place their orders from across the country. 

published on : 22nd May 2022

Chhattisgarh: 10 Naxals surrender in Dantewada, Sukma

Ten Naxals, including two carrying cash rewards on their heads, surrendered in Dantewada and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh.

published on : 8th February 2022

Two women Maoists killed in exchange of fire at Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallava said that the forces also recovered three locally-made rifles, ammunition, explosives and items of daily use from the spot.

published on : 18th December 2021

Security forces demolish three Maoist memorials in a day in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada

In Dantewada, during the last year and a half, as many as eight Maoist memorials have been demolished by the security forces.

published on : 15th December 2021

Chhattisgarh: Superintendent of residential school makes students work in paddy field; suspended

The action was taken after a purported video surfaced on social media earlier in the day, in which over a dozen children could be seen harvesting paddy along with some labourers in a field.

published on : 30th November 2021

India to construct 12 crucial roads in ‘mission mode’ to neutralise Naxal menace

Located in the three worst Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh districts — Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada — covering about 478.6 kms have been sanctioned.

published on : 11th November 2021

How a garment factory is changing the face of Chhattisgarh's Maoist-riddled Dantewada

For tribal women in Maoist-hit Dantewada, a garment factory is changing lives and aspirations.   

published on : 10th October 2021

Detoxing tribal minds of Maoist narrative

Results of survey on surrendered Maoists help villagers understand the distressful life in the banned outfit and choose a better future over it, reports Ejaz Kaiser

published on : 3rd October 2021

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel skips Amit Shah's meet on Left Wing Extremism 

Baghel was scheduled to attend a convention of Chandranahu Kurmi Samaj in the state's Mahasamund district on Sunday afternoon, he said.

published on : 26th September 2021

Two Naxals held in Chhattisgarh with IEDs

The arrested Naxals, both natives of the Gangaloor area in neighbouring Bijapur, had reached there to allegedly plant the explosives on Hiroli road in a bid to cause harm to security forces.

published on : 24th August 2021

Rakhi threads symbolise trust over violence in strife-torn Dantewada, Sukma

Over a hundred Maoists who had surrendered during the past one year under the campaign 'Lon Varratu' called themselves blessed to celebrate Rakshabandhan.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Jawan joins rescue operation after road accident, finds mother among dead in Chhattisgarh

Four persons including two teenagers and a woman were killed in the incident that occurred between the Tetam and Telam village of Dantewada, about 450 km south of Raipur.

published on : 10th August 2021

Chhattisgarh: 12 civilians injured in IED blast set-up by Maoists

The district police led by Pallava reached the spot to lend the helping hand to the injured in reaching the hospital.

published on : 5th August 2021

Metals Mines workers Union seeks intervention of CM Baghel to restart iron ore production in south Chhattisgarh

The reasons they cited is to 'safeguard the main steel and sponge iron industries and augmenting the revenue generation and employment' in Chhattisgarh.

published on : 7th September 2019

Two inquiries launched after CRPF jawans accused of molesting tribal school girls at Raksha Bandhan function in Chhattisgarh

Security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme held ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

published on : 7th August 2017