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The Maoists thought that it was a police vehicle and hence they triggered the blast, a senior police official said.(HT PHOTO/S Kareemuddin.)

2 civilians hurt as Maoists blow up SUV in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district

Hindustan Times, Bastar | By S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 01:12 PM IST
The injured were admitted to the field hospital of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Basaguda area and their condition is believed to be stable.
Two jawans - one Sandip Ghosh of CoBRA 204th battalion and constable Chandu Kadti of the district reserve guard - sustained leg injuries after they stepped on an iron spike trap set up by Maoists. (HT Photo)
Two jawans - one Sandip Ghosh of CoBRA 204th battalion and constable Chandu Kadti of the district reserve guard - sustained leg injuries after they stepped on an iron spike trap set up by Maoists. (HT Photo)

Maoist killed, 2 jawans injured in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Police recovered a huge quantity of explosives, including pipe bombs and four weapons, from the encounter spot.
Police said that around 15 militia cadres of Maoists were involved in the attack on the officer. (Representative photo)
Police said that around 15 militia cadres of Maoists were involved in the attack on the officer. (Representative photo)

Forest ranger paying wages for road work killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:19 PM IST
Police said that the Maoists abducted the ranger and took him to school in the village and then killed him with a sharp edged weapon.
A police team reached the spot and recovered the body, the IG said, adding that a case has been registered in this regard and a search operation has been launched for the ultras.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
A police team reached the spot and recovered the body, the IG said, adding that a case has been registered in this regard and a search operation has been launched for the ultras.(PTI file photo. Representative image)

Forest ranger hacked to death by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district

Bijapur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 12:09 AM IST
The incident took place at around 3 pm when forest ranger Rathram Patel had gone to Kondronji village under Jangla police station limits to pay wages to villagers for road construction work in the forest area, inspector general of police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P told PTI.
As per preliminary information, maoists are going to observe the martyrs’ week from July 28 to August 3 and had planted the IED to target security forces during that time, the official said.(HT file photo. Representative image)
As per preliminary information, maoists are going to observe the martyrs’ week from July 28 to August 3 and had planted the IED to target security forces during that time, the official said.(HT file photo. Representative image)

40 kg IED planted by Maoists recovered in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district

Bijapur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 02:47 PM IST
The explosive, packed in a big plastic container, was unearthed by a joint team of various security forces on Basaguda-Tarrem road, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Kamlochan Kashyap said.
When the team reached the forest near Otkalpada village, the encounter with Maoists began. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
When the team reached the forest near Otkalpada village, the encounter with Maoists began. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Villager killed, another hurt in crossfire between Maoists, security forces

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 03:42 PM IST
According to the police, the incident took place on Friday morning when the security forces were out for an anti-Maoist operation.
Two jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) CoBRA were killed in an ongoing encounter in Bijapur district of Bastar division. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) CoBRA were killed in an ongoing encounter in Bijapur district of Bastar division. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Two CoBRA jawans killed, four injured in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

Hindustan Times, Bastar | By Ritesh Mishra and S Kareemuddin
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.
According to the police, the reason why the soldier opened fire is yet to be ascertained and investigation is going on.(SHUTTERSTOCK.)
According to the police, the reason why the soldier opened fire is yet to be ascertained and investigation is going on.(SHUTTERSTOCK.)

One killed as Chhattisgarh Armed Forces soldier opens fire in Bastar

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
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
According to a NIA charge sheet filed in 2014, the conspiracy of the ambush was hatched in the meeting of South Regional Unified Command (SRUC) of CPI (Maoists) held in February 2013 somewhere in the forest area near village Pidia of Bijapur district.(HT PHOTO.)
According to a NIA charge sheet filed in 2014, the conspiracy of the ambush was hatched in the meeting of South Regional Unified Command (SRUC) of CPI (Maoists) held in February 2013 somewhere in the forest area near village Pidia of Bijapur district.(HT PHOTO.)

NIA arrests senior Maoist commander who planned 2013 Darbha valley attack

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 12:11 AM IST
Punem, NIA said, is a Local Organisation Squad (LOS) commander and was a team member of the Darbha Division Committee of CPI (Maoist) formation in Chhattisgarh, which executed the deadly attack. 26 more Maoists are still wanted in the case.
A policeman was killed by Maoists at a weekly market in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, a police official said.(File Photo)
A policeman was killed by Maoists at a weekly market in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, a police official said.(File Photo)

Cop killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur | By Press Trust of India
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.
Santosh Punem was abducted from a construction site last evening(HT Photo)
Santosh Punem was abducted from a construction site last evening(HT Photo)

Samajwadi Party leader abducted, killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

HT Correspondent, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
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.
Two days before the fourth phase of the Lok sabha polls, two policemen were killed and one civilian was injured on Saturday in Maoist attack in Chhatisgarh’s Bijapur district.(HT File Photo)
Two days before the fourth phase of the Lok sabha polls, two policemen were killed and one civilian was injured on Saturday in Maoist attack in Chhatisgarh’s Bijapur district.(HT File Photo)

2 policemen killed, 1 civilian injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Raipur | By Press Trust of India
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.
Two Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, the police said.(Representative Image)
Two Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, the police said.(Representative Image)

Two Maoists killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

Raipur | By Press Trust of India
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.
On Monday evening, a CRPF jawan was killed and six others were injured in a Maoist attack in Dantewada district.(ANI)
On Monday evening, a CRPF jawan was killed and six others were injured in a Maoist attack in Dantewada district.(ANI)

Nine injured in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

Raipur | By S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 07:56 AM IST
Police said that the blast took place at around 8 pm on Peddakodepal and Naimed villages under Naimed police station. The passengers of SUV were travelling Danetwada when the incident took place.
File photo of Maoist rebels raising their arms during an exercise at a temporary base in the Abujh Marh forests, in Chhattisgarh.(AP Photo)
File photo of Maoist rebels raising their arms during an exercise at a temporary base in the Abujh Marh forests, in Chhattisgarh.(AP Photo)

Three Maoists arrested, two surrender in Chhattisgarh

Press Trust of India, Raipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 08:17 PM IST
The surrendered cadres in their statement cited disappointment with the “hollow” ideology of Maoists and violence.
The S-curve, right after the tunnel on Khambatki ghat on Pune-Bengaluru highway, has been identified as an accident -prone spot by the highway police.
The S-curve, right after the tunnel on Khambatki ghat on Pune-Bengaluru highway, has been identified as an accident -prone spot by the highway police.

NHAI’s deadly S-shape curve near Pune: 117 accidents, 73 deaths and 50 letters, no action yet

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 02:02 PM IST
The S-shaped stretch from Khambatki ghat on the Satara-Pune patch of National Highway number 4 has two curves and a steep slope, often making it difficult for drivers to negotiate the turns.
More than 30 jawans were travelling in the bus from Kutru to Jangla when the Maoists targeted them, police said.(PTI FILE/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
More than 30 jawans were travelling in the bus from Kutru to Jangla when the Maoists targeted them, police said.(PTI FILE/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)

Two security personnel killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh ahead of Modi’s visit

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra, Raipur
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 12:06 AM IST
More than 30 jawans were travelling in the bus from Kutru to Jangla when Maoists targeted them, police said.
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