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Sunday, March 29, 2020



Senior Maoist leader arrested for May 2019 Gadchiroli blast

March 05, 2020 3:04 am

The Maoist movement in Gadchiroli has been crippled since 2018, with over 40 cadres dying in the Boria-Kasnasur encounter in April that year.

Gadchiroli villagers fear losing forest, way of life and livelihood after former mining minister is re-elected

October 30, 2019 10:15 am

The villagers fear the mines will claim a historic temple built on the hills to commemorate the sacrifice of tribal freedom fighter Veer Baburao Shedmake.

Facing repeated inundation, Bhamragad awaits solution to floods

September 13, 2019 5:28 pm

The bridge over Parlkota that connects Bhamragad to the district headquarters, about 180 km away, also gets submerged in just a few heavy showers. It is proposed to be replaced with a raised structure but the proposal is yet to make any headway.

Seized Naxal document admits 'wrongfully' killing of woman

August 22, 2019 8:07 pm

Madavi, aged about 22 years, and a resident of Irpanar village in Bhamragad tahsil, was shot dead by Naxalites near Kavande village in September 2018, following her "interrogation" by them.

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

July 22, 2019 2:59 am

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

July 12, 2019 2:03 pm

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

June 19, 2019 10:27 am

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

June 09, 2019 1:23 am

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

May 20, 2019 2:35 pm

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

May 07, 2019 9:28 am

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.