India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday September 11, 2015
Villagers in the Maoist affected areas of Chhatishgarh's Bijapur say they are caught in the crossfire, both literally and figuratively, between the security forces and the Maoists.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will today embark on a two-day visit of Chhattisgarh during which he will meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace.
India News | Press Trust India | Sunday June 14, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will embark on a two-day visit of Chhattisgarh from tomorrow during which he will meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Monday May 11, 2015
The 21-hour hostage crisis in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district finally ended on Saturday night with more than 250 villagers abducted by Naxals returning home to their village Marenga. While the family members of the released villagers took a brief sigh of relief, the same could not be said for the Nag family.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday May 10, 2015
Nearly 21 hours after they took more than 200 people hostage in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, Maoists killed one of them after a holding a kangaroo court. The rest were released.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Maoist rebels who ambushed a paramilitary patrol in Chhattisgarh on Monday and killed 14 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers, allegedly used villagers as human shields as they fired at the soldiers, who could not retaliate.
Cities | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday April 5, 2013
A cement factory under construction in Chhattisgarh was set on fire today, allegedly by villagers who were demanding permanent jobs for people affected by the project.
India News | Indo-Asian News Services | Wednesday July 4, 2012
Following charges that security forces had killed 17 Chattisgarh villagers by branding them as Maoists last week, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said he was "deeply sorry" if any innocent person was killed.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday July 3, 2012
Amid controversy over allegations that innocent villagers were killed in a Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh on Friday, Tribal Affairs Minister KC Deo today said he would take up the matter with Home Minister P Chidambaram. The minister also slammed the state government, saying it has a "notorious track record."
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das, Abhinav Bhatt | Monday July 2, 2012
It was an operation that was described as a great success in the battle against Naxalism. On Friday, 19 people were killed in the state of Chhattisgarh by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the state police. Officials alleged that those killed were Naxals. But a series of allegations by opposition parties and villagers challenge that.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday July 1, 2012
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by the District Magistrate of Bijapur into last Friday's Basaguda encounter. About 17 people, allegedly Maoists, were all killed in the encounter near Sakerguda village, about 3 Km from Basaguda, in a joint operation of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Chhattisgarh Police. However, now reports ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 30, 2010
A senior police officer in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region said Thursday that he apologised to tribals for misbehaviour and loot carried out by his subordinates, and even distributed money to the villagers to compensate them.The poor men and women of villages Pandewar, Gondpal and Kuper of Dantewada district had begun running away Wednes...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday February 22, 2010
The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and the Chhattisgarh government for bandying the Naxal bogey about every time there's a killing in the Naxal-affected zone. The court was hearing a petition asking for a CBI probe into the killing of villagers in Dantewada allegedly by security forces.