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Two minors among three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district after brief exchange of fire
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Two minors among three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district after brief exchange of fire

All the three were allegedly tasked with arranging commodities of daily use for senior cadres, and spreading Maoist propaganda, the police said

NIA arrests three for aiding murder of Chhattishgarh BJP MLA, four policemen by Maoists
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NIA arrests three for aiding murder of Chhattishgarh BJP MLA, four policemen by Maoists

The attack was probed by the Chhattisgarh Police before the NIA took over the investigation on 17 May last year

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

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security
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From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security

From fighting terrorists in Kashmir to guarding VIPs, performing riot control and poll duty, the Central Reserve Police Force performs a range of functions in addition to its two most important duties: guarding the country’s borders and dealing with its internal security.

One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years
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One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years

As India marks the first anniversary of one of the worst attacks the country has seen, let's take a look some of the deadliest attacks on the security forces since 2010

Chhattisgarh govt begins survey to rehabilitate and resettle 5,000 tribal families who fled Maoist-affected Bastar in 2005
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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.

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

Fear of losing ground to security forces drives Maoists to burn down construction vehicles in Dantewada to stop building of roads, new police camps
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Fear of losing ground to security forces drives Maoists to burn down construction vehicles in Dantewada to stop building of roads, new police camps

The locals are of the view that recent surrenders of Maoists and new police camps in Naxal-sensitive villages have caused frustration among the ultra-Left cadre operating in Dandakaranya region of Bastar.

Chhattisgarh Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in Chitrakot constituency in sensitive Bastar, Sukma districts amid heavy security
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Chhattisgarh Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in Chitrakot constituency in sensitive Bastar, Sukma districts amid heavy security

Voting for the bypoll to Naxal-affected Chitrakot Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh began on Monday morning amid heavy security.

28 Naxals, including four with bounty on their heads, surrender in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, say police
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28 Naxals, including four with bounty on their heads, surrender in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, say police

Twenty-eight Naxals, including four with rewards on their heads, surrendered on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, a senior police official said.

'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties': Ahead of Chitrakot bypolls, Maoists nail warnings on trees for Bastar villagers
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'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties': Ahead of Chitrakot bypolls, Maoists nail warnings on trees for Bastar villagers

Chitrakot Assembly bypolls: The Bastar police has claimed that the Darbha Committee of the CPI (Maoist) even put a wooden plank at village panchayat office at Toynar with a handwritten note asking villagers: 'Throw out the opportunist, fraud polling parties'

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

Dantewada By-Election Results 2019: Congress candidate ahead in Assembly bypoll count by 2,778 votes
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Dantewada By-Election Results 2019: Congress candidate ahead in Assembly bypoll count by 2,778 votes

The Congress candidate was leading by a margin of 2,778 votes in the Dantewada assembly bypoll where counting was taken up on Friday morning.

Dantewada Assembly bypoll: Voters brave Maoist threat as turnout touches 60.16% by 3 pm; figure likely to rise, says official
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Dantewada Assembly bypoll: Voters brave Maoist threat as turnout touches 60.16% by 3 pm; figure likely to rise, says official

The polling for the by-election in the Maoist-affected district of Chhattisgarh ended at 3 pm today with voter turnout at 60.16 percent and no untoward incidents.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Voting for Dantewada bypoll begins amid tight security; counting of votes to be taken up on 27 Sept
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Voting for Dantewada bypoll begins amid tight security; counting of votes to be taken up on 27 Sept

Voting for the bypoll to the Naxal-affected Dantewada Assembly constituency began on Monday morning amid tight security

Congress announces five candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly bypolls, one for Dantewada by-election
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Congress announces five candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly bypolls, one for Dantewada by-election

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the names of five candidates for Uttar Pradesh and one candidate for Chhattisgarh's Dantewada Assembly seat bypoll, the party said.

Naxal leader carrying Rs 8 lakh bounty surrenders in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada; police official says insurgent was deputy commander of platoon
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Naxal leader carrying Rs 8 lakh bounty surrenders in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada; police official says insurgent was deputy commander of platoon

Muchaki Budra, a Naxal deputy commander, who was carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakhs on his head surrendered before the security forces here on Sunday.

Surrendered women Naxals participate in Independence Day parade at Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Dantewada
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Surrendered women Naxals participate in Independence Day parade at Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Dantewada

Naxals oppose national festivals like Republic Day and Independence Day, and hoist black flags as a mark of protest against the Indian State

Bhupesh Baghel announces healthcare, nutrition schemes for Chhattisgarh tribals; pilot project to be launched in Bastar next week
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Bhupesh Baghel announces healthcare, nutrition schemes for Chhattisgarh tribals; pilot project to be launched in Bastar next week

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Wednesday that tribals living in Bastar would soon get free nutritious food and access to medical facilities.

Tribals gherao hill in Chhattisgarh's Bailadila to oppose iron ore mining, claim excavation site central to religious beliefs
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Tribals gherao hill in Chhattisgarh's Bailadila to oppose iron ore mining, claim excavation site central to religious beliefs

Tribals from some 200 villages of Dantewada, Sukma and Bijapur districts, began an indefinite protest against NMDC in Chhattisgarh, demanding that the PSE abandon plans to mine a hill in Bailadila Iron Ore Mining Area, which, they say, is home to local deities