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Naxal attack


Court rejects bail plea of Naxal operative accused in 2019 Gadchiroli attack

August 20, 2021 8:27 pm

Fifteen security personnel from the Quick Response Team (QRT) and one civilian were killed in an IED explosion attack on May 1, 2019 in Gadchiroli.

Naxal killed in police encounter in Gadchiroli

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.

Maharashtra: Naxal attacks declining but massive rise in pvt property destroyed - from Rs 20 lakh in 2017 to Rs 8.9 crore in 2019

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.

Dantewada bypoll: Congress, BJP may field wives of slain leaders

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.

Gadchiroli attack: Booked Naxal carries bounty of Rs 12.5 lakh

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.

Naxal attack in Gadchiroli: After attack on contractor’s vehicles, road construction work comes to a standstill

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.

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

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.

Chhattisgarh: Last respects paid to Bastar’s lone BJP MLA; Raman Singh says govt has lost control

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.

Naxals set off IED near Gadchiroli CRPF camp day before polling, ASI injured

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.

PM condemns Maoist attack in Dantewada, mourns loss of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi

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.


Naxals attack CRPF convoy in Chhattisgarh

March 12, 2014 11:07 am

At least 16 people including CRPF jawans and police personnel were reported to have been killed.