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India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday April 18, 2015
Every morning, they assemble at the grounds of their camp before heading out into the inhospitable terrain of thick jungles, saddled with heavy equipment and uncertain of returning safely. To them, small things, like a good meal or simple entertainme...
India News | Agencies | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Five security personnel have died and seven others are injured after Naxals triggered a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 17, 2014
A CRPF personnel today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary camp in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 10, 2014
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.
India News | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Wednesday March 12, 2014
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...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 28, 2014
Seven policemen were killed in a Maoist ambush in Dantewada in Chhattisgarh on Friday.
India News | Ketki Angre | Saturday February 8, 2014
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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 12, 2013
Suspected naxals axed to death a 45-year-old police constable and injured another police official in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 5, 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should be repealed from the places in the state where Army is not required.
India News | Agencies | Friday January 18, 2013
Suspected Naxals shot at an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter injuring a security man in the Maoist hotbed of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 25, 2012
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.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 8, 2012
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday June 11, 2012
Maoists in Chhattisgarh have attacked Bacheli station, an iron ore depot in the Dantewada district.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday May 14, 2012
Six personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have been killed in a Maoist attack in Kirandul near Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 16, 2011
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday October 7, 2011
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.
India News | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday September 27, 2011
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.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 14, 2011
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.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday June 29, 2011
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 ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday June 10, 2011
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...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday May 17, 2011
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...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 14, 2011
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 ...
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 o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 23, 2010
Nine Naxals were today killed in a fierce encounter with CRPF and state police personnel in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.Acting on specific intelligence inputs, a team of the CRPF's 111 battalion accompanied by two special police officers (SPOs) and four state policemen encircled the Maoists in...