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Monday, October 25, 2021



Chhattisgarh: Township for surrendered Naxals coming up in insurgency-hit Dantewada

August 12, 2021 2:11 pm

The district police, as part of their surrender and rehabilitation drive 'Lon Varratu' to encourage ultras to quit violence, have introduced the township project in view of the safety of the surrendered cadres who belong to the worst Maoist-hit areas.

Police survey Dantewada villages: ‘Do Naxals hold meetings? Do they stay here? Yes or No?’

August 02, 2021 7:08 am

The first ‘Panchayatwar Naxal Samvedanshilta ka Survey’ (Panchayat-wise Naxal Sensitivity Survey) was carried out in January this year, and again in July.

Three Naxals surrender at Dantewada in Chhattisgarh

February 28, 2021 1:34 pm

The official said the rebels were impressed by the police's rehabilitation drive 'Lon Varratu', and disappointed with the "hollow" Maoist ideology.

Family goes to Chhattisgarh HC, says ‘Maoist’ killed by cops in Dantewada was 15

July 24, 2020 8:42 am

Rishu Istam and Ramsingh Alami a.k.a Maata were killed on May 21, following an “encounter” near their village, Pidiyakot.

Dantewada: Villagers gather at memorial of girl who killed herself over harassment

March 09, 2020 3:19 am

Villagers from across the Bailadila hills trekked for more than two days to attend the event, organised by the Bandi Rihai committee and Sarwa Adiwasi Samaaj, to commemorate the day and to remember the girl, who allegedly committed suicide in December 2018.

How a ration shop in Dantewada is restoring normalcy by providing grains

January 27, 2020 7:30 am

Thanks to the efforts of district police and administration, villagers are recovering from Naxal violence.

Police assaulted protesters at new Dantewada camp: Activists

November 13, 2019 2:59 am

Senior police officials said the camp in Potali is of strategic importance on the Aranpur axis, the worst conflict-hit region in Dantewada district.

After Dantewada, Cong eyes another bypoll win in Bastar

October 20, 2019 2:52 am

From posters of Congress candidate Rajman Benjam, to flags on roadsides, to a stream of bikes campaigning, the Congress seems to have the headwind.

Hamirpur, Dantewada, Badharghat bye-election results 2019 Highlights: BJP wins Hamirpur seat; Congress gets Dantewada

September 27, 2019 8:46 pm

Hamirpur, Dantewada, Badharghat Bye-Election Results 2019 Highlights: In Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur, BJP candidate Yuvraj Singh emerged victorious in a tough race with Samajwadi Party's candidate Manoj Prajapati, with a margin of 17,000 votes.

Dantewada bypoll today: 12.7% voting turnout recorded till 9 am

September 23, 2019 11:57 am

Stakes are high for the BJP as it is fighting to retain the Dantewada seat. Congress, the ruling party in Chhattisgarh, admits that there is a reason to worry.


The Big Picture: Passage through India

January 04, 2015 4:27 pm

A journey is usually defined by the destination, but this one, along Latitude 20°15’, cutting through four states across India’s waist.