Gadchiroli district

Gadchiroli district News

Maharashtra: SDPO suspended for ignoring procedures leading to Gadchiroli Naxal attack

The suspension of Shailesh Kale, SDPO of Kurkheda in Gadchiroli district, was announced in the Legislative Council by Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of State for Home.

Wild elephants enter Gadchiroli, injure forest guard

The elephants apparently crossed over from Manpur Mohalla area of Chhattisgarh and were also spotted in Murumgaon area of Dhanora tahsil. Due to the crowd, the elephants apparently got disturbed and pushed one of our forest guards, who was injured.


Maharashtra: Acid attack at CM programme fellow in Gadchiroli

The victim, a Chief Ministers Rural Development Fellow (CMRDF), has been identified as Samadhan Kasture from Solapur district.

Ultras kill 3 villagers in Maharashtra to avenge 2018 operation

A Police official said Tuesday's incident was the first attack on villagers in Gadchiroli district after Maoist Nambala Keshav Tao alias Basavraju took over from Ganapathy, a top leader of the Naxal movement.

Maharashtra steps up efforts: Gadchiroli leads in vasectomies

Gadchiroli has been adjudged the ‘best performing district’ in the country with the highest number of vasectomies — 2,963 — in 2016-17. In 2015-16 too, Maharashtra was praised by the Centre for its efforts to encourage the participation of men in family planning.

Wild water buffalo herd in Gadchiroli triggers hopes

The large herd was accidently captured by forest staffers while monitoring sensors used to track the giant squirrel, which is Maharashtra’s state animal.


How Maharashtra tackled its forest mafia in Gadchiroli

Increased patrolling, providing incentives such as jobs has led to surrenders

493 civilians killed in Naxal-hit Maha districts in 3 decades

An overwhelming number of victims of Naxal violence were from Gadchiroli district alone (451).

Cartoons drawn by ‘missing’ city youth found at Naxal encounter spot: Police

Maoists still active on Golden Corridor, says Special IGP (Nagpur range) Ravindra Kadam

Gadchiroli admn to supply pumps

The Gadchiroli district administration has decided to take up distribution of agricultural pumps in the district in a big way,mainly for the benefit of STs and SCs,to add an irrigation potential of over 7,500 acres over the next three months and before kharif season.