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Chhattisgarh: 2 including policeman killed in Bastar; Maoists’ role suspected

Police said the first incident took place on Monday morning at Patakutru village where the deceased assistant constable Sanjay Kumar Vedja was on medical leave

The assistant constable was posted at Bhadrakali police station. (Representative file image)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 07:11 PM IST

Chhatttisgarh: Three CRPF personnel injured in IED blast in Bastar’s Bijapur

A team of CRPF’s 85 Battalion was out for an area domination exercise on Monday morning when the incident took place

The incident occurred at around 10.30am near Tekameta Hills in the forest which comes under Gangaloor police station of Bijapur district. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 12:41 PM IST

Maoist ‘courier’ held; rice, explosive recovered in Chhattisgarh

Police were told that Jumde received money in advance from Lingesh and Shanti Vijji of the West Bastar Division Committee of the Maoists to supply explosives and other materials

Nirmal Jumde was arrested on Tuesday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2023 12:34 PM IST

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

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.

The Maoists thought that it was a police vehicle and hence they triggered the blast, a senior police official said.(HT PHOTO/S Kareemuddin.)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 01:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bastar | ByS Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra

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

Police recovered a huge quantity of explosives, including pipe bombs and four weapons, from the encounter spot.

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)
Published on Nov 08, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By

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

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.

Police said that around 15 militia cadres of Maoists were involved in the attack on the officer. (Representative photo)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 11:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By

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

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.

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)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 12:09 AM IST
Bijapur | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

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

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.

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)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 02:47 PM IST
Bijapur | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

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

According to the police, the incident took place on Friday morning when the security forces were out for an anti-Maoist operation.

When the team reached the forest near Otkalpada village, the encounter with Maoists began. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By

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

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.

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)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 07:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bastar | ByRitesh Mishra and S Kareemuddin

One killed as Chhattisgarh Armed Forces soldier opens fire in Bastar

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 the police, the reason why the soldier opened fire is yet to be ascertained and investigation is going on.(SHUTTERSTOCK.)
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 10:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By

NIA arrests senior Maoist commander who planned 2013 Darbha valley attack

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.

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.)
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 12:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Cop killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

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.

A policeman was killed by Maoists at a weekly market in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, a police official said.(File Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Bijapur | ByPress Trust of India

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

Santosh had contested the recently concluded assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Samajwadi Party’s ticket from Bijapur.

Santosh Punem was abducted from a construction site last evening(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 09:51 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Raipur | By

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

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 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)
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 10:09 PM IST
Raipur | ByPress Trust of India

Two Maoists killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

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.

Two Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, the police said.(Representative Image)
Published on Apr 21, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Raipur | ByPress Trust of India

Nine injured in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

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.

On Monday evening, a CRPF jawan was killed and six others were injured in a Maoist attack in Dantewada district.(ANI)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 07:56 AM IST
Raipur | ByS Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra

Three Maoists arrested, two surrender in Chhattisgarh

The surrendered cadres in their statement cited disappointment with the “hollow” ideology of Maoists and violence.

File photo of Maoist rebels raising their arms during an exercise at a temporary base in the Abujh Marh forests, in Chhattisgarh.(AP Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 08:17 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Raipur | ByPress Trust of India

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

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.

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.
Published on Apr 11, 2018 02:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By

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

More than 30 jawans were travelling in the bus from Kutru to Jangla when Maoists targeted them, police said.

More than 30 jawans were travelling in the bus from Kutru to Jangla when the Maoists targeted them, police said.(PTI FILE/REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 12:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By, Raipur
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