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Top Maoist Teltumbde killed in Saturday’s op

Teltumbde, who carried a reward of 50 lakh, was instrumental in building the Maoist movement in the state, along with Gondia, Balaghat and Mandla regions in Madhya Pradesh and the Rajnandgaon region in Chhattisgarh, over the last two decades.
Nearly 100 Maoists rained bullets at the commandos when the gun battle broke out around 6.30am on Saturday(Vikas Tiwari/ HT Photo)
Nearly 100 Maoists rained bullets at the commandos when the gun battle broke out around 6.30am on Saturday(Vikas Tiwari/ HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 12:30 AM IST
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ByPradip Maitra, Ritesh Mishra, Hindustan Times, Raipur/ Nagpur

13 Maoists killed by forces in Gadchiroli encounter

The exchange of fire took place at around 5.30 am after around 200 jawans of the elite C-60 anti-Maoist squad conducted raids based on a tip-off that the local Maoist squad was trying to organise a meeting with villagers and tendu leaf contractors over wages for collection of tendu leaves.
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Wadse Patil along with top police officials addresses a press conference regarding the encounter of 13 naxals by C60 commandos at Paidi forest near Etapalli in Gadchiroli. (PTI)
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Wadse Patil along with top police officials addresses a press conference regarding the encounter of 13 naxals by C60 commandos at Paidi forest near Etapalli in Gadchiroli. (PTI)
Published on May 22, 2021 02:24 AM IST
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ByPradip Maitra, Hindustan Times, Mumbai

Naxalbari Review: A riveting portrayal of India’s Naxalist insurgency period

ZEE5’s latest crime thriller Naxalbari takes you take you back in time to talk about the history of Naxalbari, world of Naxals and looks at them from the lens of a STF agent. This must-watch series premiered on the OTT platform on November 28.
Rajeev Khandelwal and Tina Datta in a still from Naxalbari(ZEE5)
Rajeev Khandelwal and Tina Datta in a still from Naxalbari(ZEE5)
Updated on Jan 20, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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Gadchiroli police guns down 5 Maoists in one of the biggest ops against rebels this year

The deputy superintendent of Gadchiroli police claimed that there were no casualties on the security side in what he described as the first major encounter of the year.
Image for representation.(ANI)
Image for representation.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | ByPradip Kumar Maitra

An alternative jobs and skill strategy for India

India needs to think of an alternative economic paradigm to prevent the distress we have seen this year
Migrant workers walking back to their villages, Delhi, March 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers walking back to their villages, Delhi, March 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 05:53 AM IST
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ByMadhav Gadgil

Cop who ran marathons to fund education now a winner of 2 President’s gallantry medals

Rajesh Khandwe was posted in the Maoist hotbed of Gadchiroli in Maharashtra in 2015 and has been part of 16 encounters with the extreme left wing rebels since then.
Rajesh Khandwe has won the President’s medal for gallantry twice since becoming a police officer in 2015.(HT PHOTO)
Rajesh Khandwe has won the President’s medal for gallantry twice since becoming a police officer in 2015.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByManish K Pathak| Edited by Sabir Hussain

5 tiger deaths in 10 days in state, NTCA enquiry reveals lapses

“The number of wild tiger deaths within a matter of days is worrying. We have directed our regional officer to investigate and submit a report at the earliest,” said Anup Nayak, member secretary, NTCA.
So far nine tiger deaths have been reported in Maharashtra since January, of which six are from the Tadoba landscape.(Manoj Dhaka/HT file photo. Representative image)
So far nine tiger deaths have been reported in Maharashtra since January, of which six are from the Tadoba landscape.(Manoj Dhaka/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2020 10:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Maharashtra crosses 80,000 Covid-19 cases; govt expects spike as curbs lifted

Maharashtra, with 80,229 cases, accounts for 34% of the total cases — 236,037 — in the country. Of these, 42,215 are active cases, according to the state health department.
Mumbai, the worst hit city in India with 46,080 cases and 1,519 fatalities, saw 1,149 new infections and 54 deaths on Friday.( Photo Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, the worst hit city in India with 46,080 cases and 1,519 fatalities, saw 1,149 new infections and 54 deaths on Friday.( Photo Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 02:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Maharashtra | ByFaisal Malik, Mumbai

Maoists torch four vehicles in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district

The incident took place on Savargaon-Murumgaon road around Tuesday midnight, a release from the office of Gadchrioli superintendent of police said.
The rebels blocked the road in Dhanora taluka and torched the four heavy vehicles, an official said.(HT file photo. Representative image)
The rebels blocked the road in Dhanora taluka and torched the four heavy vehicles, an official said.(HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 20, 2020 01:52 PM IST
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Gadchiroli | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Dharavi records its biggest daily rise in Covid-19 cases

In Dharavi, where roughly 800,000 people live in cramped houses and 12 people often share two-room tenements, four deaths were reported on Tuesday even as the total number of infected patients crossed 300 and stood at 330.
The rise in cases in Aurangbad, Solapur, Nagpur, Malegaon in Nashik has caught the state machinery off guard. During his video conference on Sunday, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray directed the respective district and civic authorities to contain the cases.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The rise in cases in Aurangbad, Solapur, Nagpur, Malegaon in Nashik has caught the state machinery off guard. During his video conference on Sunday, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray directed the respective district and civic authorities to contain the cases.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 12:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra P Gangan and Sagar Pillai

Maoist killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

One militant was killed in the firing and is yet to be identified. Police suspect that at least four to five rebels were injured in the encounter but succeeded in fleeing along with others.
Security personnel keeping a vigil in Phulbani area of Odisha. A Maoist was gunned down on Monday in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT File Photo)
Security personnel keeping a vigil in Phulbani area of Odisha. A Maoist was gunned down on Monday in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 07:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | ByPradip Kumar Maitra

Two Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

The encounter took place in early hours in Bhamragad area, which borders on Chhattisgarh, ahead of the `Peoples Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) Week’ which the naxals observe from December 2 to 8, an official said.
Two Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 08:17 PM IST
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Gadchiroli (Maharashtra) | ByPress Trust of India

Two Maoist killed in encounter in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

The gun-battle took place in Narkasa forest area, located around 170 km from here, when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Maoist unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area.
Anti-Naxal unit of Maharashtra police conducting an anti-Naxal operation.(HT File Photo( Representational Image))
Anti-Naxal unit of Maharashtra police conducting an anti-Naxal operation.(HT File Photo( Representational Image))
Published on Sep 15, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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Nagpur | ByPress Trust of India

Bhima Koregaon violence case: Search at Noida house of DU professor

The police team took away his laptop, mobile phone, hard drives and some books.
Hany Babu, a DU professor, saw his premises searched as police suspected his involvement, in connection with the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence case.(englishdu.ac.in)
Hany Babu, a DU professor, saw his premises searched as police suspected his involvement, in connection with the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence case.(englishdu.ac.in)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 01:03 AM IST
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New Delhi/Noida/Pune | ByHT Correspondents

Downpour leads to Maharashtra chaos

Around 100 villages in Gadchiroli and Gondia in Vidarbha region and several others in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of Konkan region were isolated owing to waterlogged roads, said officials.
People and vehicles wade through flooded street at Dadar TT circle in Mumbai on Wednesday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
People and vehicles wade through flooded street at Dadar TT circle in Mumbai on Wednesday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 04:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Maharashtra to impart skill training to women from minority groups

The government on Wednesday issued a resolution, directing the Mahila Arthik Vikas Mahamandal (MAVM) to form self-help groups (SHG) in 14 districts in Marathwada and Vidarbha.
The state minority welfare department, through the Maharashtra State Skill Development Corporation, will impart skill-based courses to enable women from minority communities to earn a livelihood.(PTI (Representative Image))
The state minority welfare department, through the Maharashtra State Skill Development Corporation, will impart skill-based courses to enable women from minority communities to earn a livelihood.(PTI (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 04:52 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal

NIA seeks custody of eight accused to find source of weapons

The Gadchiroli attack was allegedly carried out by Maoists using an improvised explosive device (IED).
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said it is probing the source of the arms and ammunition used by eight accused for blowing up the vehicle carrying C-60 commandos in Gadchiroli district on May 1, killing 15 of them and the driver of the vehicle.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said it is probing the source of the arms and ammunition used by eight accused for blowing up the vehicle carrying C-60 commandos in Gadchiroli district on May 1, killing 15 of them and the driver of the vehicle.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 20, 2019 04:20 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Southern states focus of govt’s planned ‘decisive push’ against Maoists

The Maoist movement has weakened considerably; there has been a decline in levels of violence and the number of districts, affected by left-wing extremism, has dropped to 58 from the earlier count of 91, according to home ministry statistics.
The home ministry works on a two-pronged strategy of development and police action to counter the menace of left-wing extremism. (Photo @HMOIndia)
The home ministry works on a two-pronged strategy of development and police action to counter the menace of left-wing extremism. (Photo @HMOIndia)
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 08:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Gadchiroli Maoist attack: Cop who failed to follow procedure to be suspended

Sub-divisional police officer Shailesh Kale failed to enforce the standard operating procedure (SOP), which led to the killing of 15 policemen in a Maoist attack on May 1.
The convoy was headed to Dadpur village, where some vehicles were torched the previous night.(PTI)
The convoy was headed to Dadpur village, where some vehicles were torched the previous night.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

Fadnavis failed to tackle drought, neglected Gadchiroli: Sharad Pawar

‘Our government had started special budgetary provisions for the region which was discontinued by this regime,’ he said.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar addresses a public gathering at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(Hindustan Times)
NCP chief Sharad Pawar addresses a public gathering at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 04, 2019 11:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNaresh Kamath, Mumbai

Post Maha attack, alert sounded in UP’s Naxal-affected areas

Senior police officials said the alert was taken seriously as a huge haul of weapons and explosives was recovered from the house of a Naxal rebel in Sonbadhra district only a month ago.
Inspector general (IG) of police, Law and Order, Praveen Kumar said the alert was sounded after inputs from central intelligence agencies about the possibilities of Naxal activities to interrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Inspector general (IG) of police, Law and Order, Praveen Kumar said the alert was sounded after inputs from central intelligence agencies about the possibilities of Naxal activities to interrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 03, 2019 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, LUCKNOW | ByHT Correspondent

Probe ordered into Gadchiroli attack

Officials said a preliminary probe into the attack pointed towards the involvement of Basavaraj, who has led the Maoists after Ganapathy alias Muppala Lakshmana Rao relinquished his post in November last year.
Gadchiroli: Mangled remains of a police vehicle, carrying 16 security personnel that was allegedly blasted by Maoists using IED, in Gadchiroli, Wednesday, May 1, 2019.(PTI)
Gadchiroli: Mangled remains of a police vehicle, carrying 16 security personnel that was allegedly blasted by Maoists using IED, in Gadchiroli, Wednesday, May 1, 2019.(PTI)
Published on May 03, 2019 03:37 AM IST
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Nagpur | ByPradip Kumar Maitra

Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead

Muiya was also one of the planners of the Bhejji attack in which 12 CRPF personnel were killed in March 2017 in south Sukma.
Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead(HT File)
Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead(HT File)
Published on May 03, 2019 03:33 AM IST
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Raipur | ByRitesh Mishra

Attack signals Maoists may be regrouping

This MMC corridor covers jungles in the three states and is a source of a new worry for the security forces, who believe the Maoists are building it to escape a crackdown in Bastar.
The Wednesday attack scene – North Gadchiroli – covers one of the nine divisions of the Maoists in Dandakaranya, they added.(HT Photo)
The Wednesday attack scene – North Gadchiroli – covers one of the nine divisions of the Maoists in Dandakaranya, they added.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 01:34 PM IST
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‘942 bombings in 5 years, PM should open his ears’: Rahul Gandhi

“The PM says since 2014 the sounds of blasts can’t be heard in India. Pulwama...Pathankot..Uri...Gadchiroli...and 942 other major bombings since 2014,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that no major blasts had taken place in the country since 2014, saying there had been as many as 942 major bombings over the past five years.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that no major blasts had taken place in the country since 2014, saying there had been as many as 942 major bombings over the past five years.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 12:06 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service

Gadchiroli attack signals Maoists may be regrouping

This MMC corridor covers jungles in the three states and is a source of a new worry for the security forces, who believe the Maoists are building it to escape a crackdown in Bastar.
Mangled remains of a police vehicle, carrying 16 security personnel that was allegedly blasted by Maoists using IED, in Gadchiroli, Wednesday(PTI)
Mangled remains of a police vehicle, carrying 16 security personnel that was allegedly blasted by Maoists using IED, in Gadchiroli, Wednesday(PTI)
Updated on May 02, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Raipur | ByRitesh Mishra

‘Perpetrators won’t be spared’, PM Modi condemns Gadchiroli Maoist attack

At least 16 security personnel were killed in an IED blast triggered by Maoists in Gadchiroli district Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sacrifices will not be forgotten.(PTI FILE)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sacrifices will not be forgotten.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 01, 2019 05:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

15 commandos, driver killed in blast by Maoists in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Just when the two vehicles of the security forces were passing through the Dadapur Road in Gadchiroli, Maoists triggered the explosion.
The improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Gadchiroli targeted a vehicle carrying security personnel.(HT Photo)
The improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Gadchiroli targeted a vehicle carrying security personnel.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 12:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | ByPradip Kumar Maitra

Lok Sabha elections 2019- Voter turnout higher in city’s affluent areas than slums; Gadchiroli tops state

Malabar Hill, Matunga, Ghatkopar, Kandivli (West) and Borivli recorded most voting on Monday, while Assembly segments in Dharavi, Shivaji Nagar, Chandivli, Magathane, Byculla and Mumbadevi saw comparatively lower turnouts.
Mumbai saw a 3.7% higher turnout than five years ago — from 2014’s 51.59% to 55.29% this year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Mumbai saw a 3.7% higher turnout than five years ago — from 2014’s 51.59% to 55.29% this year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2019 01:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Pune resident with a mission and message: Exercise your right, go out and vote

The low voter turnout in the first three phase of polling made him return, for the second time, to Thane and Mumbai
Bapurao Gund in Thane on Saturday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
Bapurao Gund in Thane on Saturday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 01:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnkita Gopakumar, Thane
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