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An Assistant Commandant of CRPF’s CoBRA was killed in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh.(PTI)

Assistant commandant killed in IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 08:19 PM IST
A team of 206 CoBRA, along with a team of district police, was out for anti-naxal operation on Saturday night when nine personnel were injured in an IED blast planted by the Maoists.
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Maoists killed 25 paramilitary personnel in the April 2017 attack at Burkapal in Sukma.(HT file)
Maoists killed 25 paramilitary personnel in the April 2017 attack at Burkapal in Sukma.(HT file)

Chhattisgarh DGP calls for fair trial of 120 tribals in Burkapal attack case

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:10 PM IST
An inspector-rank officer was among 25 paramilitary personnel killed in the April 2017 Maoist attack at Burkapal in Sukma. It was the deadliest attack since 76 personnel of the CRPF were killed in 2010
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Submerged area on the bank side of Krishna river after heavy rain in catchment area of Koyana dam in Sangli on Tuesday.(Uday Deolekar/HT File Photo)
Submerged area on the bank side of Krishna river after heavy rain in catchment area of Koyana dam in Sangli on Tuesday.(Uday Deolekar/HT File Photo)

1 dead, 120 houses cave in due to heavy rain in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

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.
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Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon who was abducted by Naxals in Chattisgarh in 2012.(PTI)
Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon who was abducted by Naxals in Chattisgarh in 2012.(PTI)

Excerpt: The Death Script: Dreams and Delusions in Naxal Country by Ashutosh Bhardwaj

By Ashutosh Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 06:27 PM IST
A powerful work of narrative non-fiction that examines the civil war in Bastar, The Death Script combines literary skill with sharp reportage. This excerpt recalls the kidnapping of Alex Paul Menon, the collector of Sukma by Maoists in 2012
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Soon after being alerted about the incident, security personnel rushed to the spot on Thursday morning and launched a search operation in the area, he added.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Soon after being alerted about the incident, security personnel rushed to the spot on Thursday morning and launched a search operation in the area, he added.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Maoists torch vehicles, machines at road construction site in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

By Press Trust of India | Sukma
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:35 PM IST
The incident took place on Wednesday night at Dhanikorta village under Kukanar police station limits where a road is being constructed, Sukma Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said.
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The worst Maoist-affected Sukma district has recorded coronavirus cases for the first time with three Central Reserve Police Force soldiers, belonging to the 2nd battalion, testing positive, a health official said. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The worst Maoist-affected Sukma district has recorded coronavirus cases for the first time with three Central Reserve Police Force soldiers, belonging to the 2nd battalion, testing positive, a health official said. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

7 paramilitary personnel from CRPF, ITBP test Covid-19 positive in Chhattisgarh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:06 PM IST
Both the CRPF and ITBP are deployed in Chhattisgarh for anti-Naxal operations. With the new 107 cases, Chhattisgarh’s coronavirus count has now risen to 2,134.
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Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 04:50 AM IST
As per IG Bastar Sunderraj P , the first incident took place in Sukma in which the encounter took place near Tondamarka village.
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Bastar’s inspector general of police said that the force was out on an anti-Maoists operation in the jungle. Image used for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)
Bastar’s inspector general of police said that the force was out on an anti-Maoists operation in the jungle. Image used for representational purpose only.(PTI file photo)

1 CoBRA commando killed, another injured in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 10:01 PM IST
Sukma’s superintendent of police Shalabh Sinha said GD Manjhi died during treatment at a hospital in Raipur and Indrajeet Singh is being taken care of by doctors.
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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

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.
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The DGP further said that the Chhattisgarh police are also thinking of anti-drone technology.(Image for representation)
The DGP further said that the Chhattisgarh police are also thinking of anti-drone technology.(Image for representation)

Drone-like object again seen over CRPF camp in Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 07:37 PM IST
Police said that the drone-like object, which was emitting light, was seen above Puswada CRPF camp in South Sukma and disappeared within a few minutes.
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At least three security personnel were injured in two different incidents that took place on Friday in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region. (Representative Image)(PTI)
At least three security personnel were injured in two different incidents that took place on Friday in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region. (Representative Image)(PTI)

Three security personnel injured in Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 07:21 PM IST
The first incident took place in Sukma forest when alleged Maoists fired at the police party that was cordoning off the area. Two policemen sustained bullet injuries in the ensuing gunfight, Sunderaj P, IG Bastar said.
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The Chhattisgarh police had informed the Central government that a small red and white light emitting object, probably a drone, was seen flying near the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Kistaram and Pallodi last month at least four times in three days. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The Chhattisgarh police had informed the Central government that a small red and white light emitting object, probably a drone, was seen flying near the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Kistaram and Pallodi last month at least four times in three days. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Naxals use drones over CRPF camp in Bastar, shoot at sight orders issued

By HT Correspondent and PTI | Hindustan Times, Raipur/ New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 01:34 AM IST
The latest directive by a unified command of security and intelligence agencies at the Centre comes in the wake of a maiden incident where drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were seen hovering over a strategically important CRPF camp in the worst Naxal-violence affected district of Sukma in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region.
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Maoists on Monday, killed a villager on suspicion of being a police informer, Sukma police said. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
Maoists on Monday, killed a villager on suspicion of being a police informer, Sukma police said. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)

Disappointed with ideology, 9 Maoists surrender in Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 12:44 AM IST
According to the police, the Maoists claimed that they were disappointed with the ‘hollow Maoist ideology’.
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The CRPF constable Pramod Kumar. (Screengrab from his viral video)
The CRPF constable Pramod Kumar. (Screengrab from his viral video)

Chhattisgarh CM Baghel to write to Yogi on viral video of CRPF constable

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 10:56 PM IST
Kumar is posted with the 74 battalion of CRPF in Sukma and is resident of Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh. He had alleged in the video that his land has been grabbed by his uncle.
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Security forces were searching the area for more bodies after three alleged Maoists were killed in an hour-long encounter in South Sukma(HT Photo/Representative)
Security forces were searching the area for more bodies after three alleged Maoists were killed in an hour-long encounter in South Sukma(HT Photo/Representative)

Three alleged Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s South Sukma, Insas rifle recovered, search on for more bodies

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:43 PM IST
The bodies of the suspected ultras are yet to be identified but since an Insas rifle was also recovered from the core area of Maoists, it could be an important cadre, said SP, Sukma
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Kanni, 50, and Rama, 43, are brother and sister, and have found themselves on the opposite sides of the Maoist rebellion in Chhattisgarh.(Chhattisgarh police)
Kanni, 50, and Rama, 43, are brother and sister, and have found themselves on the opposite sides of the Maoist rebellion in Chhattisgarh.(Chhattisgarh police)

Cop brother hunts his Maoist sister in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Konta (Sukma)
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 08:17 AM IST
Maoists enter Bastar from Konta, which borders Telangana and is one of the oldest Maoist bastions.
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This is not the first time scarecrows have been used by Maoists to confuse security forces in south Bastar. (HT Photo)
This is not the first time scarecrows have been used by Maoists to confuse security forces in south Bastar. (HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh police defuse IEDs planted on scarecrows near CRPF camp

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 07:05 AM IST
Scarecrows dressed in black were placed very close to the CRPF camp to trick security forces into confusing them with Maoists and opening fire.
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Image for representation(Photo:Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times)
Image for representation(Photo:Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times)

Female Maoist killed by security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 11:38 AM IST
A female Maoist was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma on Tuesday morning, officials said, days after three other female rebels were shot down in the state.
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Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead(HT File)
Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead(HT File)

Maoist behind strike that killed Chhattisgarh MLA shot dead

By Ritesh Mishra | Raipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 03:33 AM IST
Muiya was also one of the planners of the Bhejji attack in which 12 CRPF personnel were killed in March 2017 in south Sukma.
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Paramilitary jawans patrol along a road during a bandh called by the Maoist rebels.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)
Paramilitary jawans patrol along a road during a bandh called by the Maoist rebels.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)

4 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s South Sukma

By S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Bastar
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 11:43 AM IST
The encounter between the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police personnel and Maoists took place for about 45 minutes and the bodies of four rebels were recovered after that.
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Nandini Sundar photographed for an interview at her residence.(Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint.)
Nandini Sundar photographed for an interview at her residence.(Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint.)

Chhattisgarh police clean chit to Nandini Sundar in murder case

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 03:47 PM IST
The Chhattisgarh police have given a clean chit to Delhi University professor Nandini Sundar, Jawaharlal Nehru University professor Archana Prasad and five others in a 2016 murder case, registered at Tongpal police station of Sukma district, a senior police officer said on Monday
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Police said the combing of the jungle will be done and that the number of Maoist’s deaths could increase.(Picture for representation)
Police said the combing of the jungle will be done and that the number of Maoist’s deaths could increase.(Picture for representation)

10 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2019 02:39 PM IST
The encounter started at around 11am when a team of security forces reached the spot in the jungle where Maoists were being trained, officials said.
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A top Maoist commander, identified as Somda, was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday evening, police said on Friday.(Representative Image/PTI File Photo)
A top Maoist commander, identified as Somda, was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday evening, police said on Friday.(Representative Image/PTI File Photo)

Maoist commander Somda shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Vijayawada
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2018 12:07 PM IST
A joint operation involving District Reserve Guards and Special Task Force (STF) personnel was launched in border areas of Fullbagdi, Aranpur and Gadiras police stations in Sukma and Dantewada areas, sources said.
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The encounter is taking place near Saklar village under Kistaram police station area.(Representative image)
The encounter is taking place near Saklar village under Kistaram police station area.(Representative image)

2 Chhattisgarh police personnel, 9 Maoists killed in an encounter in Sukma

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The senior officer said the two DRG personnel were killed while fighting with the Maoists in their core area. He said the process to evacuate the jawans, who died, has started and more details are yet to come.
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Paramilitary jawans patrol along a road during a band called by Maoists in Lohardaga, Jharkhand on Oct 17.(PTI Photo/Representative image)
Paramilitary jawans patrol along a road during a band called by Maoists in Lohardaga, Jharkhand on Oct 17.(PTI Photo/Representative image)

Woman Maoist gunned down in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By Press Trust of India | Raipur
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 06:18 PM IST
The woman ultra, identified as Hemla Ayathi, was a member of Badesetti local organisation squad (LOS) of Maoists.
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Three jawans of the District Reserve Guardof police were injured, one of them seriously, in a blast carried out by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district Sunday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three jawans of the District Reserve Guardof police were injured, one of them seriously, in a blast carried out by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district Sunday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Three security personnel injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

By Press Trust of India | Raipur
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2018 05:46 PM IST
The incident took place between Bhejji and Elarmadgu villages when a team of security personnel was conducting a search operation, Sukma Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Meena told PTI.
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Two Naxals were gunned down Monday evening in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.(AP)
Two Naxals were gunned down Monday evening in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.(AP)

Two Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

By Press Trust of India | Sukma
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 09:06 PM IST
The gunfight took place in forests near a village under Pushpal police station limits when a team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) was returning after discharging election-related duty, Sukma Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena told PTI.
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Chhattisgarh, India- November 11, 2018: Preparation in full swing ahead of election at Jagdalpur in the tribal district of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, India on Sunday, Nov 11, 2018. Nearly one lakh security personnel have been deployed in the Maoist-affected districts going to polls in the first phase in Chhattisgarh on Monday, amid the threat from Maoists who have called for a boycott of the elections. (HT Photo)(HT)
Chhattisgarh, India- November 11, 2018: Preparation in full swing ahead of election at Jagdalpur in the tribal district of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, India on Sunday, Nov 11, 2018. Nearly one lakh security personnel have been deployed in the Maoist-affected districts going to polls in the first phase in Chhattisgarh on Monday, amid the threat from Maoists who have called for a boycott of the elections. (HT Photo)(HT)

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Drones, choppers, 1 lakh security men in place for first phase

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 08:37 AM IST
An additional 65,000 security personnel, drones and helicopters for transporting poll staff and personnel to ensure violence-free polling have been deployed in Chhattisgarh, where three big incidents of Maoist violence have been reported in worst-affected districts – Sukma, Dantewada and Bijapur in last few days.
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People on poll duty in Jagdalpur on Sunday.(HT Photo)
People on poll duty in Jagdalpur on Sunday.(HT Photo)

‘Newtons’ on poll duty brave dangerous Maoist terrains in Chhattisgarh

By Press Trust of India | Sukma/Bijapur
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 08:41 AM IST
Many areas of Chhattisgarh will vote for the first time in 20 years, while some security and local administration officials proudly declare that a few of those are yet to make it to the Google Maps.
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(ANI)
(ANI)

Chhattisgarh elections rally Highlights: Rahul Gandhi releases Congress’ manifesto in Rajnandgaon

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 12:13 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to address election meetings on Friday in Maoist infested Bastar region of poll-bound Chhattisgarh. The Congress president has already arrived in the state. Assembly polls will be held in Chhattisgarh in two phases on Monday and November 20. In the first phase, 18 constituencies of eight Maoist-hit districts Bastar, Kanker, Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur, Kondagaon and Rajnandgaon will go to polls and the remaining 72 constituencies on November 20. The counting will be on December 11.PM Modi will address a rally in Bastar district’s headquarters, Jagdalpur, while Gandhi will tour the state for two days during which he will address five rallies and hold a road show in chief minister Raman Singh’s constituency, Rajnandgaon.

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