UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 02:50 PM IST
The body of the ASI was found hanging from the ceiling at his house in the village in the district. According to the police, no suicide note was recovered from the spot and a police team started has started investigating the matter.
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 05:22 PM IST
In Bijapur, 12 people, including three policemen and a forest ranger, have been killed in the last one month - an issue of concern for both police and human rights activists.
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 06:05 PM IST
Inspector General of Police, Bastar range, Sunderaj P, told HT that the team of District Reserve Guard and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were in the jungles of Gangaloor when the incident took place.
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 07:50 PM IST
An IPS officer posted in one of seven districts of Bastar region said that Maoists are now not afraid of any public outcry over killings of civilians.
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:50 AM IST
The fresh killings have taken the number of people killed in Maoist violence in the region this week to nine, which include two policemen
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The DGP said that it appears that the ASI was first abducted by the local militia cadres of CPI (Maoist) and later killed.
By S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Bastar
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 02:39 AM IST
According to officials, around 70 people were evacuated from flood-affected areas in Bijapur on Monday.
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 01:59 PM IST
The incident occurred at Maatwada village under the jurisdiction of Jangla police station limits late at night on Wednesday night when about a dozen Maoists killed the assistant constable with sharp-edged weapons in front of his parents, the IGP said.
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2020 10:45 PM IST
Most of the villagers are of Gangaloor, Cherlapal and other interior areas which are located south of the district. Some of these villages are 50 km from district headquarters with no road connectivity.
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 07:55 PM IST
Police say that about 300 armed Maoists were deployed to protect the area where the meeting was held. Experts believe that the Maoists organise these gatherings to show their strength to the people.
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Constable Santosh Kattam, abducted on May 4 from the Gorna village, was allowed to go home after he agreed to leave his police job and practise farming.
By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2020 06:17 PM IST
The encounter took place in a forest area of Bijapur district..
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:59 AM IST
The Maoist was a resident of Peddakorma village which comes under Bijapur district and started working for ultras when he was twelve-year-old.
By Ritesh Mishra and S Kareemuddin | Hindustan Times, Bastar
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 07:04 PM IST
The deputy inspector general (DIG) CRPF, Komal Sinha, informed that the encounter took place at around 10.30 am at a forest in Irapalli village on the border of Bijapur and Sukma districts in Bastar division when the security forces were out on a counter-insurgency operation.
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The IG said that Dayashankar and Raviranjan sustained critical injuries while another Constable Mohammad Sharif came in the line of fire and sustained a minor injury in his leg
By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu/Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad/Raipur
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 12:33 AM IST
Telangana’s Bhadradri Kothagudem district superintendent of police Sunil Dutt said, reliable information received by the police revealed that Ramanna, a member of the all-powerful Central Committee of the CPI (Maoist), had died in Chhattisgarh forests.
By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 07:55 AM IST
The Justice Patnaik panel was set-up in March with a mandate to review cases involving more than 23,000 tribespeople.
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 01:48 PM IST
The incident took place on Thursday in Chutkava village which is situated deep inside Bastar’s Bijapur district.
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 11:01 AM IST
CRPF jawan has lost his life in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2019 07:06 PM IST
Sudhir Korsa was wanted in as many as nine cases of violence in Bastar region, including the Tadmetla and Burkapal attacks on security forces in 2010 and 2017 respectively, said the official.
By Asian News International | Bijapur
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 05:20 PM IST
The jawans carried the man because the ambulance was unable to reach the area.
By Surendra P Gangan | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 12:31 AM IST
Experts pointed out that flooding in these districts since Tuesday could have been avoided by timely intervention of the Maharashtra government for discharge of the water from the dam.
By HT Correspondent | Raipur
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2019 10:09 PM IST
The gunbattle near Keshkutul village took place when a joint team of the CRPF’s 199th battalion and state police was out on an area domination patrol on motorcycles, according to deputy inspector general (DIG), anti- Naxal operations, Sunderaj P.
By Press Trust of India | Bijapur
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 10:06 PM IST
The incident took place around 2 pm when assistant constable Chaitu Kadti went to the market in Mirtur village along with his family members, he said.
By Ritesh Mishra | HT Correspondent, Raipur
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 09:51 PM IST
Santosh had contested the recently concluded assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Samajwadi Party’s ticket from Bijapur.
By Press Trust of India | Raipur
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 10:09 PM IST
The incident took place when the two policemen and the villager were going to Tippapuram village, under Pamed police station area, on a motorbike.
By Press Trust of India | Raipur
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2019 12:01 PM IST
A few weapons were also recovered from the spot, he said, adding more details were awaited as the search operation was still underway in the area.
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Voting for the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka will be held in two phases on April 18 and April 23. The results will be declared on May 23.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna/Raipur
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 10:40 PM IST
HR Srinivasa, Bihar’s chief electoral officer (CEO), said altogether 36 people were arrested for disturbing the poll process. The police said they had to fire in the air to disperse a mob that tried to disrupt voting at Sisua in the Nawada Lok Sabha constituency.
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Sources from the police said the carcade of Bheema Mandavi, the MLA of Dantewada constituency, was attacked with IEDs. An SUV was blown off by the Maoists in the attack.