IED blast

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1 CRPF Jawan Dead, 10 Jawans Injured After IED Explodes In Chhattisgarh

A CPRF assistant commandant Nitin lost his life on November 28 after two Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) that were placed by the naxals exploded in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. Ten other security officials from the 206th battalion of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) were being treated after they have been injured in the blast. Reportedly, the officials were returning from a naxal search operation during the blast. 

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 08:30 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Naxal, Chhattisgarh, CRPF, IED, blast

Courtesy: India Today


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Chhattisgarh: 14-year-old Girl Raped By 3 Men In Moving Car

The Raipur district police of Chhattisgarh on November 23 said that three men allegedly raped a minor girl in a moving car on November 17. Reportedly, one of the accused, named Himanshu Gupta, was an acquaintance of the 14-year-old victim. The accused had picked the girl from her house on the pretext of a joyride. The police said a case has been registered; however, the accused are on the run.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 02:21 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Gang-Rape, Chhattisgarh, Raipur, Minor

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Priests walks over childless women lying on the ground

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Chhattisgarh: Priests Walk Over Married Women To Bless Them Motherhood

In a strange mode of worship, a group of priests walked on the backs of 200 married women in a traditional fair at Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district to bless them with children. While a doctor called it "inhumane", the temple authorities stated that several women have been blessed with children with this ritual. Besides, the 'Madhai Mela', organised to worship goddess Angaarmoti, witnessed thousands of devotees without adhering to the COVID-19… read-more

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 06:30 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Social Issues, Spiritual leaders, Safety Protocols

Courtesy: New Indian Express


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Social Organisation Gifts Women Maoists Sanitary Pads, Menstrual Cups

To promote peace through Diwali celebrations, a social organisation has planned to gift sanitary pads and menstrual cups to women Maoists of Chhattisgarh's Bastar forest. This will be done under "New Peace Process" campaign. The organiser Shubhranshu Choudhary said women Maoists would receive a gift pack worth Rs 1000 that would consist re-useable sanitary pads and a menstrual cup. He added the funds were being raised and the offerings would… read-more

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 12:14 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Women, sanitary pads

Courtesy: Times of India


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Chhattisgarh Police Arrest 6 Maoists Including 1 Woman

Chhattisgarh Police on November 9 informed that they had arrested 6 Maoists, including a woman, in Damavaram and Basaguda area. A joint-team of the District Reserve Guard(DRG), Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) and its CoBRA teams made this operation possible. The police have also recovered pipe bombs, wires, switches and batteries from Maoists. The six Maoists are identified as Madvi Bichchem(30), Uika Rama(26), Uika Lakhi (woman cadre), … read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 10:56 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Woman, Police

Courtesy: Times of India


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Chhattisgarh: Village Sarpanch's Husband Allegedly Killed by Maoists

The husband of Karhi village’s sarpanch in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district was killed by Maoists on November 3. The victim, identified as Niresh Kumar Kunjam (35), was allegedly suspected of being a police informer. The police found a handwritten pamphlet on a tree near the dead body in which Maoists claimed responsibility of the murder. “It seems that Kunjam was strangled, but exact cause of death will be known once post-mortem report… read-more

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 12:01 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Village, Sarpanch

Courtesy: Times of India

Representational Image of Girl Child

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Chhattisgarh: Constable Arrested For Torturing 2-year-old With Cigarette Butts

For allegedly harming a 2-year-old girl with cigarette butts, a Chhattisgarh Police constable, named Avinash Rai, was arrested on October 31. The police said that the girl's mother had borrowed some money from Rai but failed to repay; hence, the accused tortured the girl. The police added that Rai forced the girl to call him "Papa". Calling it a heinous crime, The state DGP DM Awasthi ordered to terminate Rai from the police.

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 03:32 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Balod, Chhattisgarh, Police, Crime

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chhattisgarh Maoists

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Chhattisgarh: Maoists Trigger IED Blast; One ITBP Personnel Injured

Targetting a team of ITBP personnel, Maoists triggered an IED blast on October 30 in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district. The blast has also inflicted injuries to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Constable, Ajit Kumar. Reportedly, the blast happened near Kohkameta Police Station when the ITBP team was cordoning a forest route between Kohkameta and Irakbhatti. The injured police is under treatment and is said to be out of danger.

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 12:22 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, bomb blast, Police

Naxal Encounter

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Chhattisgarh: Police and Security Forces Kill Female Naxalite

The Chhattisgarh Police and security forces killed a female Naxalite in a joint operation between the Duled and Minpa jungles of Sukma district, on October 28. Reportedly, the mission was carried out by the District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force (STF), Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). In the mission, the team seized a .303 rifle, huge amount of explosive material and camping… read-more

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 04:17 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Naxal, Chhattisgarh, Police, Special Task Force

Courtesy: ANI News

Multiple states to execute Anti-Maoist Mission

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Chhattisgarh To Execute Anti-Insurgent Mission With Help Of 6 States

Chhattisgarh has planned to execute an anti-insurgent mission in collaboration with 6 other states, with which it shares common Maoist corridors. This aims to tackle insurgent activities like organized crime and drugs and weapons trafficking comprehensively. Among the states, 5 are border-sharing with Chhattisgarh - Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Odisha and Jharkhand - and remaining one is Bengal. Reportedly, all the states concerned… read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 10:12 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Maoists, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra