How Amit V Masurkar's Newton draws from the geography of Ramayana to tell the story of India's tribal heartland
The jungle depicted in Newton happens to be Dandakaranya – the Forest of Punishment – where Ram, Lakshman, and Sita spent their days in exile, before their paths crossed with Soorpanakha and Ravan, kicking off the fabled war in the Ramayana.
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Over a period of three-and-a-half-years, journalist Sanket Jain has captured the lives of migrant labourers, potters, broom-makers, agricultural labourers, stone-workers, among others in a series of photographs. These images, from at least 10 different villages, look at their back-breaking occupations and capture some of the lighter moments in their lives.
FIR against landlord in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur for telling nurse to vacate home over fear of coronavirus
A case was registered against a Congress corporator in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur for allegedly asking his tenant, a nurse, to vacate the house fearing that she could become a carrier of coronavirus
Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005
The minutes of the meeting reviewed by Firstpost revealed that the Chhattisgarh representative assured that the state government will ensure those willing to return have forest rights as well as houses, drinking water facilities, hospitals and other amenities.
Naxals fly drones over CRPF camp in Chhattisgarh's Bastar for first time; shoot-on-sight orders issued to security forces
Shoot-on-sight orders have been issued to security forces deployed across Left-Wing Extremism affected states after a 'serious and new' threat of possession and operation of drones by Maoist cadres came to light recently
‘Not averse to inter-faith, inter-caste marriages’, Supreme Court says while hearing case against Hindu-Muslim couple
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it was 'not averse to inter-faith and inter-caste marriages' after the father of a woman who married a Muslim man moved it against the Chhattisgarh High Court order which had allowed the couple to live together
Banned Maoist outfit’s Bastar division calls for struggle against State, fight for identity of adivasis on World Tribal Day
On the occasion of the Vishwa Adivasi Diwas (World Tribal Day) on Friday, the Maoist cadre in Chhattisgarh asked the tribals to observe it as a ‘day of struggle to protect the rights and identity of tribals’
Lok Sabha Election results 2019: Dipak Baij, one of four Chhattisgarh Congress MLAs fielded in polls, wins from Bastar
The Congress strategy of fielding four MLAs, elected just six months ago, in the Lok Sabha polls in Chhattisgarh failed to pay off with only one of them emerging victorious
Hardcore Naxal with five lakh bounty on head gunned down in encounter with police in Chattisgarh's Sukma
A hardcore Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, was gunned down in an encounter with the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
Three Naxals, including one woman surrender in Chhattisgarh, cite disappointment with 'hollow' Maoist ideology
Three naxals, including a woman, all carrying cash rewards on their heads, surrendered in Kondagaon district in Chhattisgarh today
PM Modi to open first wellness centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Chhatisgarh's Bijapur on 14 April
Narendra Modi will open the first health centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme on in Bijapur district in Chhatisgarh on 14 April.
Chhattisgarh Congress MLA Ramdayal Uike says 'sticks and bullets' will be used to dislodge Raman Singh govt
Congress MLA Ramdayal Uike kicked up a row on Wednesday, saying "sticks and bullets" will be used, if needed, to throw the BJP out of power in Chhattisgarh
Amit Shah meets Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh, discusses upcoming state visit and Assembly poll
BJP president Amit Shah today held a meeting with Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh and other leaders of the state at the Raipur airport.
Siddaramaiah's decision on Lingayat minority status aimed to prevent BS Yeddyurappa from becoming CM: Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday maintained that the Siddaramaiah government's move to accord separate religious minority status to Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats was aimed at preventing BS Yeddyurappa from becoming chief minister.
IED blast by Naxals kills nine CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district; Narendra Modi condemns attack
Nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on Tuesday in a suspected Naxal attack on their mine-protected vehicle in the Kistaram area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district
The bodies of eight Maoists, who were among the 10 killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, were flown to a Telangana hospital
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sheldon Jackson, Cheteshwar Pujara star in Saurashtra's victory; Vidarbha win thriller against Jharkhand
Saurashtra rode on Jackson's impressive 107-ball 106 and Pujara's 60 off 92 balls to post 286/7 and then restricted Chattisgarh for 254/9 to run away with all four points from the Group D match.
Vinod Verma arrested: Media fraternity backs ex-BBC journalist, demands evidence from Chhattisgarh Police
Senior journalists and former colleagues of Vinod Verma on Saturday expressed solidarity with the arrested journalist and demanded his immediate release.
Maoist violence drops by over 50% in six years as Left-wing extremists' grip weakens in red bastions
There has been a 52.6 percent drop in incidents of Maoist violence between 2010 and 2016, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of ministry of home affairs (MHA) data