Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



Chhattisgarh: Naxal wanted in 19 criminal cases killed in encounter with police

July 26, 2022 11:43 am

The ultras targeted security personnel who were out on a search operation in a forest patch, prompting the District Reserve Guard to retaliate, an official said.

Chhattisgarh: 121 tribals acquitted in 2017 Burkapal naxal attack case

July 17, 2022 2:07 am

The order, which became available on Saturday, also said that the prosecution failed to prove that any arms and ammunition were recovered from the accused's possession.

SC penalising petitioner, whatever the merits of the case, is unjust; sends a chilling signal to those who question state

July 16, 2022 8:59 am

The Supreme Court must reflect on this worrisome inversion and call a halt to it before it does more damage to its hard-won reputation as the upholder of the constitutional check and balance.

‘I know I will go to jail, but paying the fine would mean I did a wrong’: Dantewada activist

July 16, 2022 4:59 pm

The incident dates back to September and October 2009 when 17 tribals, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed and many injured and their houses destroyed in villages of then Dantewada and now Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

Dantewada killings: Centre sought NIA probe into 'such petitions', state questioned 'similarity' in complaints

July 16, 2022 2:10 pm

Himanshu Kumar’s 2009 petition alleged that 17 tribals had been killed by security forces in three separate incidents, while the Centre says that they were killed by Naxalites.

SC fines petitioner who sought probe by CBI into 2009 Dantewada killings

July 15, 2022 7:26 am

The bench imposed an “exemplary” cost of Rs 5 lakh on the main petitioner Himanshu Kumar to be submitted within four weeks failing which authorities can take appropriate steps for recovery. Kumar had told the court that he ran an NGO, Vanvasi Chetna Ashram, in Dantewada.

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.


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.