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While Urban India struggles, tribals in Bastar follow strict self-isolation norms; villagers barricade roads to prevent spread of virus
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While Urban India struggles, tribals in Bastar follow strict self-isolation norms; villagers barricade roads to prevent spread of virus

Tribals in the seven districts of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh have voluntarily adopted measures to implement lockdown in their villages, without much of the state’s intervention, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus

Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp
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Two CRPF commandos, one Naxal killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; gunfight occurred after forces busted Maoist camp

On Monday morning, a patrolling team busted a Maoist camp near Irapalli and was advancing through the area when it came under fire from Naxals.

CPI (Maoist) confirms death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna in audio clip; Naxal leader wanted in 2010 Dantewada, 2017 Sukma attacks
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CPI (Maoist) confirms death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna in audio clip; Naxal leader wanted in 2010 Dantewada, 2017 Sukma attacks

Banned ultra-Left outfit Communist Party of India (Maoist) has finally confirmed the death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna, a dreaded Maoist leader from Chhattisgarh, who died at the age of 59

Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500
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Govt plans national centre to coordinate ops against LWEs; first time since 1989, incidents of Maoist violence below 500

The Central Government is planning to create a National Coordination Centre (NCC) which will function as a databank on Maoists' core strongholds and cadres, and act as a synergy point for intelligence gathering and anti-Maoist operations

Chhattisgarh Police may get custody of woman Maoist leader Sujatha wanted in several attacks in Bijapur district
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Chhattisgarh Police may get custody of woman Maoist leader Sujatha wanted in several attacks in Bijapur district

According to a source in Bijapur district police, woman Maoist leader Sujatha alias Nagaram Rupa has been brought to Chhattisgarh from Central Jail in Warangal on a production warrant

Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours
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Six Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada districts after three separate encounters in last 24 hours

Six Naxals were killed in three separate encounters with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region on Friday night and Saturday, officials said.

Two CRPF men and girl killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; IEDs recovered from site of encounter
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Two CRPF men and girl killed in ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; IEDs recovered from site of encounter

Two CRPF personnel died and another was injured in an encounter with Naxals, while a girl was killed after being caught in the crossfire, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday.

Two policemen killed and a villager injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur
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Two policemen killed and a villager injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

The incident occurred when the two policemen and the villager were going to Tippapuram village, under Pamed police station area, on a motorbike.

Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, including woman with a bounty of Rs 1 lakh, surrender before police in Bastar's Bijapur
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Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, including woman with a bounty of Rs 1 lakh, surrender before police in Bastar's Bijapur

Fifteen Naxals, including six women, surrendered before the police here on Sunday. The Naxals surrendered with three rifles before Superintendent of Police, Bijapur, Gowardhan Thakur.

4 Naxals held, 3 firearms seized amid polling process in Chhattisgarh; 80,000 security personnel guarding Maoist-hit Bastar
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4 Naxals held, 3 firearms seized amid polling process in Chhattisgarh; 80,000 security personnel guarding Maoist-hit Bastar

In the wee hours on Thursday, Naxals detonated an IED (improvised explosive device) in Narayanpur district, which comes under Bastar constituency, police said. No casualty was reported

Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres
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Maoists urge people in Bastar to 'celebrate Women's Day'; experts, security forces say objective is to recruit cadres

The CPI (Maoist) has exhorted people in Bastar to celebrate International Women's Day with gusto, and has put up pamphlets, posters and banners.

Naxals shoot 28-year-old farmer in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, accuse victim of being a police informant
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Naxals shoot 28-year-old farmer in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, accuse victim of being a police informant

Naresh Salame, who the Naxals accused of being a police informant, was shot dead Saturday night by a group of Naxals in Belgaon village in Kohka police station limits.

Security forces on high alert in Chhatisgarh's Maoist hotbeds ahead of 'Naxal week' between 2-8 December
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Security forces on high alert in Chhatisgarh's Maoist hotbeds ahead of 'Naxal week' between 2-8 December

Ahead of Naxal week, patrolling has been intensified in the forested interiors of the seven districts of Bastar division, namely Dantewada, Bijapur, Bastar, Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Sukma and Kanker.

Two Naxals killed in separate encounters in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; police officer injured in Gangaloor gunfight
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Two Naxals killed in separate encounters in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district; police officer injured in Gangaloor gunfight

The encounters with the Naxals took place when teams of police's District Reserve Guard and Special Task Force were out on anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh's Gangaloor and Madded areas.

Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district; combing operation underway
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Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district; combing operation underway

In April this year, 40 Naxals were killed in an encounter in Gadchiroli, considered one of the worst Maoist-affected district in the country.

Chhattisgarh records 70 percent turnout in first phase of polling; Sukma voters defy Maoists call for boycott
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Chhattisgarh records 70 percent turnout in first phase of polling; Sukma voters defy Maoists call for boycott

Palamadagu polling booth in Chhattisgarh's Konta constituency was one of the booths where no votes had been caste until 12 pm.

'No less than a revolution,' say real-life 'Newtons' on Chhattisgarh poll duty after working in Maoist hotbeds
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'No less than a revolution,' say real-life 'Newtons' on Chhattisgarh poll duty after working in Maoist hotbeds

From walking up to 10 kms to crossing rivers and spending nights in Maoist-hit areas in Chhattisgarh, the poll officers will have to go past numerous hurdles and face life-threatening challenges to do their duty.

Chhattisgarh elections: Maoist hotbeds go to polls in phase one; officials hopeful of good turnout
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Chhattisgarh elections: Maoist hotbeds go to polls in phase one; officials hopeful of good turnout

Twelve of the 18 constituencies going to the polls in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections are located in the Maoist hotbed of Bastar, the biggest Maoist stronghold in the state.

Maoists strike a day before Chhattisgarh polls: IED blast kills BSP jawan in Kanker; police kill ultra in encounter in Bijapur
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Maoists strike a day before Chhattisgarh polls: IED blast kills BSP jawan in Kanker; police kill ultra in encounter in Bijapur

Just a day before the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, a Maoist was killed and another was apprehended in an encounter between security forces and Maoists in Bijapur district's Bedre area of Chhattisgarh on Sunday.

Four CRPF personnel killed, two injured in Chhattisgarh after Naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle
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Four CRPF personnel killed, two injured in Chhattisgarh after Naxals blow up mine-protected vehicle

The attack took place on a day when Chief Minister Raman Singh launched the ruling BJP's campaign for the first phase of polls in Chhattisgarh.