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  • AAP's Bastar nominee Soni Sori gets notice for poll code violation

    AAP's Bastar nominee Soni Sori gets notice for poll code violation

    AAP nominee from Bastar Lok Sabha seat, Soni Sori was today slapped with a show cause notice for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by wearing her party's cap bearing its election symbol while casting her vote.

  • 15 jawans killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

    15 jawans killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

    Sixteen people were killed in a gun battle after Naxals ambushed them in the heavily-forested district of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday morning, close to the spot where 25 people, including top Congress leaders, were killed in a Naxal ambush l...

  • Five policemen killed in Maoist ambush in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

    Five policemen killed in Maoist ambush in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh

    Seven policemen were killed in a Maoist ambush in Dantewada in Chhattisgarh on Friday.

  • Want to work for women who have faced police atrocities: tribal activist Soni Sori

    Want to work for women who have faced police atrocities: tribal activist Soni Sori

    Soni Sori's father was shot by suspected Maoists, her husband incarcerated for allegedly supporting them. But Soni Sori, a tribal teacher from Dantewada in Chhattisgarh, wants to return to the state despite the threats she says she faces.

  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals hack police constable to death

    Chhattisgarh: Naxals hack police constable to death

    Suspected naxals axed to death a 45-year-old police constable and injured another police official in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should be repealed from parts of Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah

    Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should be repealed from parts of Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should be repealed from the places in the state where Army is not required.

  • Indian Air Force helicopter fired at by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh, one injured

    Indian Air Force helicopter fired at by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh, one injured

    Suspected Naxals shot at an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter injuring a security man in the Maoist hotbed of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.

  • Four CRPF jawans shot dead in sleep by colleague

    Four CRPF jawans were on Tuesday shot dead and another injured in sleep by their "mentally disturbed" colleague in the naxal-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • 10-kg tiffin bomb recovered in Chhattisgarh

    Security forces on Monday foiled a major bid of Maoists to wreak havoc on them by recovering a 10-kg tiffin bomb hidden beneath the soil on a road near Dornapal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

  • Maoists attack iron ore deport in Dantewada, one locomotive burnt: Reports

    Maoists attack iron ore deport in Dantewada, one locomotive burnt: Reports

    Maoists in Chhattisgarh have attacked Bacheli station, an iron ore depot in the Dantewada district.

  • Six CISF personnel killed in Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

    Six CISF personnel killed in Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh

    Six personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have been killed in a Maoist attack in Kirandul near Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.

  • Two CISF jawans killed in Naxal firing in Dantewada

    Two CISF jawans were killed and four others injured when Naxals ambushed a patrol team deployed at a National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) mine at Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district today.

  • Naxals trigger landmine blast in Dantewada, two jawans killed

    Naxals trigger landmine blast in Dantewada, two jawans killed

    Naxals have triggered a landmine blast on the Dantewada highway in Chhattisgarh, targeting three buses carrying paramilitary forces. Initial reports say two jawans of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) have been killed and two are critically injured.

  • Essar top executive arrested for paying protection money to Maoists

    One of Essar's senior-most executives has been arrested by the police in Dantewada for allegedly paying "protection money" to Naxals who operate in the area. Essar is involved with mining in this part of Chhattisgarh.

  • BJP leader's driver escapes with vehicle, AK-47

    The driver of a private vehicle owned by a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party escaped with the vehicle and a rifle of his security guard in Dantewada district, police said on Tuesday.

  • Garbage truck for cops killed in Maoist attack?

    Garbage truck for cops killed in Maoist attack?

    Dantewada administration has denied that a garbage truck was used to ferry bodies of jawans killed by Maoists in a landmine blast on Sunday night. "It was a clean vehicle. That was not for garbage and was properly maintained. They (jawans) were taken with full honours. IG police, DIG, SP and I were ...

  • Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow up anti-landmine vehicle, 10 policemen killed

    Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow up anti-landmine vehicle, 10 policemen killed

    Ten security personnel were on Friday killed when Maoists blew up an anti-land mine vehicle in Katikalyan area of Dantewada district. Nearly 70 kg of explosives were used in the attack.Seven Special Police Officers (SPO) and three police jawans were killed on the spot when their vehicle was tossed i...

  • Five CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack in Dantewada

    Five CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack in Dantewada

    In yet another strike on paramilitary forces, five jawans belonging to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were today killed after Naxals blew up their escort vehicle in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.Three CRPF personnel were also injured in the landmine blast.The incident occurred when...

  • Dantewada Naxal encounter: 3 jawans killed

    A fierce encounter is going on between Naxals and the security forces in the Morpalli forests of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. Three jawans have been reported dead and seven injured. The injured have been evacuated and brought by helicopter to Jagdalpur district hopsital.The encounter started ...

  • Cops loot tribals, misbehave with villagers

    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 o...

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