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.
Assistant Commandant Sudhakar Shinde and Assistant Sub Inspector Gurmukh Singh were out with their squad on an area domination operation, when they were killed
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.
From Shiva to upcoming film on George Reddy, tracing origin of films on student politics in Telugu cinema
Jeevan Reddy’s film on George Reddy makes one wonder if it can capture the imagination of the audience who have shied away from such films for a while now.
CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur; officials suspect some Maoists also died in attack
A CRPF jawan was killed in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Thursday, police said.
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
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
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 security forces recover IED targeting police station from Sukma district; explosive defused
Security forces in Chhattisgarh on Saturday thwarted a possible Naxal attack when they recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted along the main road in Sukma district.
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.
Maoist commander who helped plan 2017 Sukma attack on CRPF jawans surrenders before Chhattisgarh Police
Sudhir Korsa aka Prakash, a Maoist platoon commander, who was a part of the dreaded Battalion-1 of the banned CPI (Maoist), and who helped plan the 2017 Sukma attack on CRPF jawans, surrendered before the Chhattisgarh Police in Bijapur district on Wednesday
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.
2009 Naxal attack in Rajnandgaon: Chhattisgarh govt orders judicial probe, unveils statue commemorating slain personnel
The Chhattisgarh government has decided to conduct a judicial probe into the Naxal attack in Rajnandagon district in 2009 wherein the then superintendent of police Vinod Choubey and 29 other policemen were killed.
Naveen Patnaik asks Centre to waive deployment charge of Central forces in insurgency-hit areas, says LWE is ‘critical’ internal security challenge
Naxal insurgency is the most critical internal security challenge, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik said on Monday and demanded the waiver of deployment charge of Central forces in the LWE-affected areas.
Kamal Nath urges Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in Madhya Pradesh's Naxal-affected Balaghat, Mandla
Kamal Nath urged the Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in two Naxal-affected districts of the state for better sharing and collection of information.
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.
Five naxals surrender before police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division; three of them carried bounties on their heads
Five naxals, three of them carrying cash rewards on their heads, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division on Thursday, police said.
One Naxal was gunned down, while several others were injured in an encounter with the security forces in Odisha's Kalahandi district, police said on Thursday
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
The police on Wednesday apprehended four people including two women for their alleged links with the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) in Dibrugarh.