August 27, 2020 2:06 am
A press note issued by Gadchiroli police said, “An encounter ensued between a C60 commando party of Gadchiroli police in the Dolanda village jungle in Jaravandi police outpost area around 2 pm on Wednesday after a group of Naxals opened fire at the party.
February 03, 2020 1:39 am
“Recently, Naxals have prioritised disrupting road construction work, especially in villages bordering Chhattisgarh and Telangana. They do not want roads to be built in interior areas," said Shailesh Balkawade, Superintendent of Police, Gadchiroli.
September 02, 2019 12:55 am
It was the attack on Mandavi’s cavalcade on April 9, two days before the Lok Sabha election in Bastar, that has necessitated the bypoll, with him being the only BJP MLA among the 12 in Bastar.
May 06, 2019 3:22 am
Last month, the Naxals had put up banners across Gadchiroli, condemning the operation carried out by the district police’s C-60 commandos on April 22 and 23, 2018.
May 04, 2019 2:56 am
The highway being built along Dadapur — Purada-Godalwahi — is one of three state highways that the state government hopes to complete on a priority basis. It will provide a vital source of connectivity to local residents and also aid police movement, said officials.
May 01, 2019 10:37 pm
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.
April 11, 2019 4:50 am
While some people cursed the Maoists, many others were critical of both the Congress government’s performance in Bastar and the administration’s response to Tuesday’s attack.
April 11, 2019 3:51 am
"The blast occurred around 3.30pm, 200m away from the post as security forces and the polling party were going to a booth about 8 km away," said Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawde.
April 09, 2019 10:30 pm
Expressing grief over the death of the BJP legislator, the PM wrote on Twitter that he was a 'dedicated Karyakarta of the BJP'. He said the loss would not go in vain.
January 02, 2019 8:34 pm
Naxals attacked a convoy of Congress leaders during the party's `Parivartan Rally' campaign in the Jhiram Valley in Bastar distirct on May 25, 2013, killing 29 people including then state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel.
March 12, 2014 11:07 am
At least 16 people including CRPF jawans and police personnel were reported to have been killed.