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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh gunbattle

Three Naxals, including two commander rank cadres, were today killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar division, police said.

Post surrender, three women naxals join anti-Maoist op as commando in Bastar

For the first time in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, three women commandos, who formerly fought against security forces alongside naxals, took part in an anti-Maoist operation in which two ultras were gunned down.

72 Maoists surrender in Bastar

Giving a fillip to the ongoing drive for rehabilitation of Maoists, 72 of the Left extremists, including two women, surrendered before the district authorities in Chhattisgarh's Bastar area on Thursday, a senior police officer said.

Naxal commander killed in encounter in Bastar

Composite forces of DRG (District Reserve Group), STF (Special Task Force) and district force was out on an operation since August 10.