Gadchiroli News

Facing repeated inundation, Bhamragad awaits solution to floods

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

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’

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.