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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

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

Three dead after Naxals blow up oil tanker with IED in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district, investigation into incident underway
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Three dead after Naxals blow up oil tanker with IED in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district, investigation into incident underway

Three people were killed when Naxals blew up an oil tanker with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Tuesday, police said.

Chhattisgarh govt carries out major bureaucratic reshuffle, transfers 40 IAS, two IFS officials; 12 district collectors also changed
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Chhattisgarh govt carries out major bureaucratic reshuffle, transfers 40 IAS, two IFS officials; 12 district collectors also changed

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Chhattisgarh government has transferred 40 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and two Indian Forest Service (IFS) officials in the state

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.

Chhattisgarh election 2018: Farmers in Kanker district agree BJP govt failed them, but say can't trust Congress entirely
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Chhattisgarh election 2018: Farmers in Kanker district agree BJP govt failed them, but say can't trust Congress entirely

The farmers in Chhattisgarh's Kanker village agree that the government has failed the agrarian community, but big farmers are largely supportive of the BJP for their campaign of vikas (development).

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.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Nomination process begins for first phase, Election Commission issues notification
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Nomination process begins for first phase, Election Commission issues notification

Chhattisgarh will have polls in two phases on 12 November and 20 November and votes will be counted on 11 December.

Three alleged Naxal supporters arrested in Chhattisgarh for putting up posters in support of 'Martyrs' Week'
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Three alleged Naxal supporters arrested in Chhattisgarh for putting up posters in support of 'Martyrs' Week'

Three alleged Naxal supporters were on Friday arrested when they were putting up posters in support of the proscribed outfit's ‘Martyrs' Week’ in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, police said.

Two BSF constables killed, one injured in encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district; ultras flee after gunfight
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Two BSF constables killed, one injured in encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district; ultras flee after gunfight

A group of Naxalites opened fire on a BSF patrol team as they were passing through Chhattisgarh's Barkot village, leading to the encounter.

Narendra Modi govt’s Bastar 'development offensive' showing results, tribals getting first taste of freedom
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Narendra Modi govt’s Bastar 'development offensive' showing results, tribals getting first taste of freedom

The evening humdrum in Jagdalpur no way suggests the eradication of Maoism in Bastar but it does indicate that despite the threat, people have lives to live and they have started to do so at least in some parts of Bastar.

Chhattisgarh journalist Kamal Shukla booked for sedition after sharing cartoon on Facebook on judge BH Loya's death
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Chhattisgarh journalist Kamal Shukla booked for sedition after sharing cartoon on Facebook on judge BH Loya's death

The arrest of Bastar-based journalist Kamal Shukla is the most recent addition to a list of journalists arrested in Chhattisgarh on sedition charges.

Inside Dantewada's Phagun Madai celebrations
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Inside Dantewada's Phagun Madai celebrations

The nine-day celebration of this festival in Bastar's Dantewada is marked by the enactment of a story from the Ramayana, among other rituals | #FirstCulture

Chhattisgarh police arrest four Naxals, recover firearms during search operation in Kanker district
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Chhattisgarh police arrest four Naxals, recover firearms during search operation in Kanker district

The police on Sunday arrested four Naxals during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district. Three firearms and an IED were also recovered from them.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill villager on suspicion of being police informer
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Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill villager on suspicion of being police informer

Suspected Naxals killed a 57-year- old revenue official of a village on suspicion of him being a "police informer" in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said on Sunday.

Chhattisgarh Police say IEDs pose big challenge in counter-insurgency operations
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Chhattisgarh Police say IEDs pose big challenge in counter-insurgency operations

1,232 IEDs have been recovered by security forces in different pockets of Bastar from 2010 to 30 June, this year

Five kg bomb recovered from road frequented by security forces in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district
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Five kg bomb recovered from road frequented by security forces in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district

A five-kilogram bomb, planted by Naxals, was recovered from a forest in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said on Sunday.

Naxals and BSF jawans exchange fire in Chhattisgarh's Kanker; none hurt
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Naxals and BSF jawans exchange fire in Chhattisgarh's Kanker; none hurt

An exchange of fire took place between the Naxals and BSF personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgency—hit Kanker district today. However, no casualty or injury was reported from either side, police said.

Chhattisgarh: Unaccounted cash of over Rs 5 lakh seized in Naxal-hit Kanker district
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Chhattisgarh: Unaccounted cash of over Rs 5 lakh seized in Naxal-hit Kanker district

Unaccounted cash of over Rs 5 lakh, most of it in now-defunct notes, have been recovered from a man in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker.