Dantewada

OHE van derails near Dantewada, suspects Naxals behind uprooting railway tracks

OHE van derails near Dantewada, suspects Naxals behind uprooting railway tracks

An Over Head Equipment (OHE)van was derailed on Monday near Dantewada's Bhansi.

Sep 05, 2017, 06:34 AM IST
Act of compassion: CRPF troops carry sick woman on stretcher for 7 km

Act of compassion: CRPF troops carry sick woman on stretcher for 7 km

In a wonderful act of compassion, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel carried a woman suffering from high fever on a stretcher for seven kilometres, to a hospital in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada.

Sep 04, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Village Sarpanch's husband killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Village Sarpanch's husband killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

The deceased has been identified as Madan Bhaskar, husband of village sarpanch Laxmi Bhaskar.

Aug 22, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

CRPF jawans molest school girls in Dantewada

Authorities have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident involving two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers, wherein they allegedly molested girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Seven naxals arrested in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

Naxals opened fire on police near Munga forest and tried to escape when police surrounded them. 

Jul 08, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Two STF men killed, 5 injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

Two STF men killed, 5 injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

A joint operation against the Maoists is ongoing in the state where police is claiming to have killed 15-20 Maoists. Nine Maoists have been arrested during the operations. 
 

Jun 24, 2017, 23:04 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
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

Remote Chhattisgarh village gets PM award for going cashless

An initiative to make a remote village cashless in the Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh was on Friday rewarded for excellence in public administration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Apr 21, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Five Naxals, two cops killed in gun-battle in Dantewada

Five Naxals, two cops killed in gun-battle in Dantewada

At least five Naxals, including a senior woman cadre, and two police jawans were killed in a gun-battle between security personnel and the ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district today.

Mar 19, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Chhattisgarh encounter: Six Naxals killed in gunbattle in Dantewada

Chhattisgarh encounter: Six Naxals killed in gunbattle in Dantewada

Six naxals were killed after an encounter broke out in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

Mar 18, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Four Naxals killed in Dantewada

Four Naxals, including a 'commander-rank' woman cadre, were on Wednesday gunned down while a jawan was injured in an encounter between security personnel and the ultras in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Aug 17, 2016, 10:47 AM IST
Power drunk? Chhattisgarh BJP MLA abuses helpless tribal vendors, kicks vegetables in anger  - WATCH

Power drunk? Chhattisgarh BJP MLA abuses helpless tribal vendors, kicks vegetables in anger - WATCH

BJP leader Abhilash Tiwari used abusive language against vendors.

May 18, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Two Naxals killed in police encounter in Dantewada

At least two Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in Katekalyan area of insurgency hit- Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

May 07, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

Seven Dantewada Naxal landmine attack suspects held

Seven Naxals, allegedly involved in Mailwada landmine attack last month in which seven CRPF personnel were killed, were arrested from Dantewada district after a gun battle with security forces, police said on Tuesday.

Apr 12, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
Days after Dantewada attack, 5 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blasts in Jharkhand

Days after Dantewada attack, 5 CRPF jawans injured in Naxal-triggered IED blasts in Jharkhand

Separately, four IEDs were recovered today by 219 Battalion of CRPF in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, reports said.

Apr 02, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
Dantewada Naxal blast: Three jawans were shot dead, reveals DG CRPF

Dantewada Naxal blast: Three jawans were shot dead, reveals DG CRPF

Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) K Durga Prasad on Friday asserted that out of the seven jawans who had died, four were killed by an IED bomb blast in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, while three were shot dead by Maoists afterwards.

Apr 01, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

DNA: Newspapers fail to give importance to CRPF martyrs of Naxal attack

Watch this special segment and get to know, Why print media is not giving importance to the martyrs of naxals attack in Dantewada?
To know more watch this full video here.

Apr 01, 2016, 00:30 AM IST