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5W1H: Chhattisgarh deploys anti-Naxal women commando unit

A 30-member all women anti-Naxal commando unit called 'Danteshwari Ladake' has been deployed in Naxal-affected areas of Bastar and Dantewada. The unit includes 10 surrendered women Naxals. These women practice strict physical training and weapon training.

May 13, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

In a first, all-women anti-Naxal commando unit deployed in Bastar, Dantewada

The unit has been given the title of 'Danteshwari Fighters.' 

May 13, 2019, 08:40 AM IST

Voters cross red line; 66 percent Voting in Bastar

Voters cross red line in Bastar, 66% turn up at polling booths, To know more watch the video

Apr 14, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Snub to Naxals, Shamgiri in Bastar registers 77 per cent voting

Barring a few minor incidents, the overall polling in the Maoist-affected area was overall peaceful, the poll panel said.

Apr 11, 2019, 20:59 PM IST

Chhattisgarh's naxal-hit Bastar to go to polls on April 11, seven candidates in fray

Polling in Bastar will take place on April 11 between 7am and 5pm. 

Apr 09, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Drones, 80,000 personnel to secure Bastar for Lok Sabha 2019 election

As per figures with the Election Commission, a total of 13,77,946voters, including 6,62,355 men, 7,15,550 women and 41 third gender persons, will be eligible to exercise their franchise in Bastar.

Apr 08, 2019, 22:46 PM IST

Bastar Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bastar Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh.

Apr 03, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Bastar Lok Sabha constituency

Bastar is one of 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh and will cast vote in the first phase of the election this year - on April 11.

Mar 14, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Key constituencies

In the Assembly elections in 2018, Chhattisgarh is witnessing a three-way contest between the BJP, Congress and Mayawati-Ajit Jogi alliance.

Dec 07, 2018, 11:17 AM IST

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

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 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

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

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

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'

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