Gadchiroli News

In Maoist-hit Bhamragad, 32-year-old tehsildar shows the way with ‘good governance’

Andil did not bat an eyelid when he got his first post-probation posting as Bhamragad tehsildar after clearing the Maharashtra Public Service Commission examination in May 2017.

Maharashtra: Naxals, police exchange fire in Gadchiroli

A group of Naxals came to rest on a hill near Kudum village. An encounter ensued around 8.30 am. Unable to cope with our firepower, they fled,” said Ravindra Kadam, in-charge Inspector General of Police (Anti-Naxal Operation).


Knowledge of Gondi, Madia languages must for police recruits in Gadchiroli

This move was prompted by the desire for better policing and maintaining a close network with local residents from the area that experiences Maoist insurgency.

Road work hits another wall in Gadchiroli

Since the April 30 Naxal attack killing 15 security personnel, all such work in the district is at a halt.

Maoists, security forces exchange fire in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

On May 1, at least 15 security personnel and a driver were killed after suspected Maoists attacked a police vehicle in Gadchiroli.

Lesson from Kurkheda: no ‘open areas’ in a Maoist-hit landscape

What happened last Wednesday — arson by Maoists on a road works site followed by an ambush on policemen apparently headed to the spot — has happened earlier.


Gadchiroli Maoist attack: CM Fadnavis says won’t allow mindless violence to hold development hostage; Oppn seeks his resignation

Speaking to media persons in Mumbai, Fadnavis said: “Such cowardly action cannot demoralise our courageous police force. Nor will we allow such mindless violence to hold hostage development of the poor and adivasis... We will double our efforts to reach out to remote hamlets and villages...”

Gadchiroli Maoist attack: DGP says no intelligence failure, assures fitting reply

Maharashtra DGP Subodh Jaiswal said it would be unfair to say that the incident was a result of an intelligence failure.

Gadchiroli Naxal attack HIGHLIGHTS: 16 killed, Congress says Modi govt learnt no lessons from Pulwama

Gadchiroli Maoist attack LIVE Updates: The incident took place in the afternoon when a quick response team (QRT) of the state police was going towards a spot where Maoists had set on fire around 30 vehicles.

Gadchiroli Maoist attack: 15 jawans killed in IED blast, Maharashtra DGP says no intelligence failure

Gadchiroli Maoist attack: At least 16 people, including 15 security personnel, were killed in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Gadchiroli district Wednesday. The blast followed Naxals torching 25 vehicles belonging to a road construction contractor earlier in the day.