Bastar

Bastar cops to get award for community policing initiative

"The Bastar police has been shortlisted for the community policing award in the homeland security category for 'Amcho Bastar, Amcho Police' campaign, which in tribal dialect means 'our Bastar, our police'," Shaikh told PTI.

Aug 18, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Chhatisgarh on 2-day visit, to interact with state leaders

Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Chhatisgarh on 2-day visit, to interact with state leaders

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be on the two-day visit to Chhattisgarh from tomorrow during which he will interact with various party leaders of the state.

Jul 27, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh on July 28

Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh on July 28

Rahul is expected to arrive at Jagdalpur airport on Friday from where he will leave for a meeting with the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC).

Jul 25, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

IEDs pose huge challenge in efforts to counter Naxals: Police

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted randomly in forests and places where frequent de- mining operations are not feasible pose a big challenge in the counter-insurgency operations in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, says a senior police official

Jul 24, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

CRPF has recruited 743 youths from Bastar region to fight Naxals

The 'Bastariya' battalion in CRPF is a unique initiative to enhance local representation in security forces and also provide employment to youths.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

CRPF recruits 743 youths from Bastar region to fight Naxals

The 'Bastariya' battalion in CRPF is a unique initiative to enhance local representation in security forces and also provide employment to youths, the official said.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
Sukma attack avenged: Around 15 Naxals killed in multiple encounters in Chhattisgarh's ​Bijapur - Watch

Sukma attack avenged: Around 15 Naxals killed in multiple encounters in Chhattisgarh's ​Bijapur - Watch

A joint team of CRPF, CoBRA, Special Task Force and District Reserve Group carried out the operation.

May 17, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
CoBRA commandos to 'defang' Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

CoBRA commandos to 'defang' Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

The CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) are masters of guerrilla warfare. 

May 09, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF arrests nine, apprehends 10 more suspects in Chhattisgarh

Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF arrests nine, apprehends 10 more suspects in Chhattisgarh

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers on Saturday arrested at least nine people from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas of Chhattisgarh Sukma Naxal attack when 25 jawans were killed in an ambush.

May 06, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Sukma attack: Maoists claim responsibility in audio message, warn security forces not to crush 'revolution'

Sukma attack: Maoists claim responsibility in audio message, warn security forces not to crush 'revolution'

Maoists based in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh have claimed responsibility for the recent attack on CRPF jawans – the worst in few years – and warned the security forces not to come in way of their revolution.

Apr 28, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

'Fatigue in CRPF men in Chhattisgarh due to long posting'

CRPF personnel deployed for long stints in the Naxal hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh are showing signs of fatigue, according to officials.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Exclusive: How Naxals attacked CRPF battalion in Chhattisgarh's Sukma – Report from Ground Zero

Exclusive: How Naxals attacked CRPF battalion in Chhattisgarh's Sukma – Report from Ground Zero

As per reports, around 300 armed Naxals attacked the forces at 12:25 pm in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region on Monday.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Sukma: Pictures of 25 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in Naxal attack

Sukma: Pictures of 25 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in Naxal attack

25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed and seven wounded in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, when 300 to 400 heavily armed Maoists ambushed a CRPF contingent in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region on Monday.

Apr 25, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Sukma: 70% of Maoist attackers were women; 25 CRPF personnel killed

Sukma: 70% of Maoist attackers were women; 25 CRPF personnel killed

The 74th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force came under the fierce attack at 12:30 pm on Friday in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region.

Apr 25, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Canadian cyclist goes missing in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, police say `he is safe`

Canadian cyclist goes missing in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, police say `he is safe`

Sukma district shares the border with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha.

Mar 29, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

Three killed in landmine blast triggered by naxals

Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a dense forest pocket of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.

Jan 19, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Chhattisgarh: CRPF gets its first woman officer in Naxal-hit Bastar

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Jan 12, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh`s tribal Bastar region.

Jan 08, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

SC to hear plea filed by DU professor accused of murder

Nandini Sundar has been named in a complaint by the wife of Shamnath Baghel, who was killed by Maoists last Friday in his village in Maoist-hit Bastar.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
Fifteen Maoist rebels surrender in Chhatisgarh's Bastar

Fifteen Maoist rebels surrender in Chhatisgarh's Bastar

At least fifteen Maoist rebels have surrendered before the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district. 

Oct 22, 2016, 12:07 PM IST