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The government also ordered an investigation into the October 24 protests carried out by police personnel, during which they burnt effigies of social activists and political leaders in Bastar. The protestors said that while they were fighting Maoists ...
CPI (Maoist) is reportedly working on a plan to create a new guerrilla zone along the Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border region as an "extension" to its current stronghold of Bastar, Naxal documents seized by security forces in a rebel camp ...

Bastar police is under fire once again. However, this time it isn't the Maoist insurgents who are training guns against them.
Kunjam, along with the Delhi-based academic Nandini Sundar, had moved the Supreme Court against the Bastar police and armed auxiliary forces for attacking and burning down three adivasi villages in Tadmetla in March 2011 and for attacking Swami ...
SRP Kalluri, the inspector general of police of Bastar range had also conducted a press conference on Sunday but mentioned that the houses of tribals caught fire on their own due to extreme heat and cross fire.
After the CBI probe report related to Tadmetla incident was filed, the state Congress president Bhupesh Baghel had demanded arrest of Bastar IG SRP Kalluri accusing him of being responsible for the incident and also for other blatant human rights ...

Fifteen development blocks in 13 districts had been identified for constructing the hostels.The blocks selected are in districts of Gariabandh , Rajnandgaon, Koriya, Raigarh, Balrampur-Ramanujganj, Surajpur, Bastar , Kondagaon , Narayanpur , South ...
For the first time in years, there seems a possibility of bringing to book the man accused of innumerable human rights violations in Chhattisgarh and promoting violence through vigilante groups - Inspector General of Bastar police SRP Kalluri. A number ...
Earlier this year, activist Bela Bhatia and Malini Subramanium - a contributor to the news website Scroll.in - had been railroaded out of their residences in Jagdalpur, a town in Bastar zone of South Chhattisgarh. A police-backed group called Samajik ...
The NMDC Ltd has commenced the process for setting up the 2 MTPA 'iron ore processing plant' at Bacheli in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.
The protests come three days after the CBI, in its status report, blamed the police for the burning of houses in Tadmetla.
NMDC Ltd will be transporting 18,000 MT of iron ore by road from its Bacheli and Kirandul complexs soon in Bastar region to its Sponge Iron Unit located at Paloncha in Khammam district of Telangana State, officials informed.
Families of two minors, who were allegedly killed by the police branding them as Maoists at a village in Dantewada district in strife-torn tribal Bastar region, have ...
Raipur: Amid mounting pressure by opposition parties and civil rights groups on Chhattisgarh government for fixing responsibility after Central Bureau of ...
The Bench was hearing a five-year old case related to the alleged violence by state forces in Bastar's Morpalli, Tadmetla and Timpuram villages.
Fifteen Maoist rebels have surrendered before the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district. The rebels were active in Mardoom and Darba areas of the district and have many cases registered against them in different police stations.
The reference, of course, is to the adivasis of the six districts of the Bastar division. The perpetrators of human rights violations against them are mainly vigilantes.

The country's largest iron ore miner, NMDC, is setting up a 3-mtpa integrated steel plant in Nagarnar in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
Raipur: Bringing laurels to Maoist hotbed Bastar, two school students from Sukma and Dantewada districts have been selected from among lakhs of participants for APJ Abdul Kalam's IGNITE awards, 2016 meant for students with technological/ innovative ...
The essence of this poem by the famous Hindi poet Gorakh Pandey finds resonance in the forests of Chhattisgarh's Bastar. One cannot help asking whether this Naxal hotbed is still a part of the country or not? On Friday, two young writers must have ...
In her meticulously researched book, The Burning Forest: India's war in Bastar, Nandini Sundar writes about the Maoist conflict in Bastar. Here she talks to Firstpost about the academia's role (or lack thereof) in studying the Maoist conflict, the ...
The Chhattisgarh government had been showcasing the District Archaeological Museum here to the tourists for attracting more domestic and foreign tourists to the Bastar region. Chief Minister Raman Singh during his visit to Jagdalpur on Thursday said ...
Eyeing the crucial 12 assembly seats in Bastar region, former Chief Minister and Chhattisgarh Janata Congress (Jogi) supremo Ajit Jogi announced in a public meeting in Bhanupratappur that on being voted in power, he would designate Deputy Chief ...
Raipur: A government school teacher allegedly died due to hunger in Bastar's Dantewada district on Wednesday. He wasn't paid his salary for past one and a half years and had to borrow food from his neighbours and friends throughout the year.
For over 25 years, sociologist Nandini Sundar has been writing about Bastar and its inhabitants, both the adivasis and the Maoist guerrillas, who were described as "the biggest internal security threat" to India by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Bastar, Chhattisgarh: In Chhattisgarh's Sukma town, a brand new 100-bed hospital stands as a proof of the healthcare crisis in conflict-ridden Bastar region. The new building was made operational two months ago, but marred by acute shortage of doctors, ...
Raipur: Famous Bastar Dussehra , a unique 75-day long country's longest festive extravaganza concluded in the tribal heartland of Chhattisgarh on Vijayadashami on Tuesday.
Congress on Saturday sought punitive actions against Inspector General of police (Bastar) SRP Kalluri and also initiating legal action against him and others for their alleged role in Tadmetala incident in which about 160 houses of tribals were burnt ...
The Bench was hearing a five-year old case related to the alleged violence by state forces in Bastar's Morpalli, Tadmetla and Timpuram villages.
Fifteen Maoist rebels have surrendered before the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district. The rebels were active in Mardoom and Darba areas of the district and have many cases registered against them in different police stations.
The reference, of course, is to the adivasis of the six districts of the Bastar division. The perpetrators of human rights violations against them are mainly vigilantes.
The country's largest iron ore miner, NMDC, is setting up a 3-mtpa integrated steel plant in Nagarnar in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
Raipur: Bringing laurels to Maoist hotbed Bastar, two school students from Sukma and Dantewada districts have been selected from among lakhs of participants for APJ Abdul Kalam's IGNITE awards, 2016 meant for students with technological/ innovative ...
Raipur: Bringing laurels to Maoist hotbed Bastar, two school students from Sukma and Dantewada districts have been selected from among lakhs of participants for APJ Abdul Kalam's IGNITE awards, 2016 meant for students with technological/ innovative ...
In her meticulously researched book, The Burning Forest: India's war in Bastar, Nandini Sundar writes about the Maoist conflict in Bastar. Here she talks to Firstpost about the academia's role (or lack thereof) in studying the Maoist conflict, the ...
Eyeing the crucial 12 assembly seats in Bastar region, former Chief Minister and Chhattisgarh Janata Congress (Jogi) supremo Ajit Jogi announced in a public meeting in Bhanupratappur that on being voted in power, he would designate Deputy Chief ...
The National Commission for Scheduled tribes (NCST) has decided to investigate the alleged 'fake encounters' involving the killing of tribal youths in the restive Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. State Congress Chief Bhupesh Baghel a few days back had ...
Raipur: A government school teacher allegedly died due to hunger in Bastar's Dantewada district on Wednesday. He wasn't paid his salary for past one and a half years and had to borrow food from his neighbours and friends throughout the year.
Bastar, Chhattisgarh: In Chhattisgarh's Sukma town, a brand new 100-bed hospital stands as a proof of the healthcare crisis in conflict-ridden Bastar region. The new building was made operational two months ago, but marred by acute shortage of doctors, ...
Raipur: Famous Bastar Dussehra , a unique 75-day long country's longest festive extravaganza concluded in the tribal heartland of Chhattisgarh on Vijayadashami on Tuesday.
In the same sequence, the government has given administrative sanction of Rs1.75 crore for Petpulli Anicut work on Petpulli Nala of Bakawand block in Bastar district. The construction of the Anicut will enable water supply in the area for irrigation of ...
The newly being raised 'Bastar Battalion' by Central Reserve police Force (CRPF) will have one-third women representation, officials informed.
In the same sequence, the government has given administrative sanction of Rs1.75 crore for Petpulli Anicut work on Petpulli Nala of Bakawand block in Bastar district. The construction of the Anicut will enable water supply in the area for irrigation of ...
... the district head quarters. Unlike Dusshera in other parts of India, here it is not the return of Rama to Ayodhaya. Dusshera in Bastar is devoted entirely to the goddess, Danteshwari Devi. The festival involves participation of all the major tribes ...
Chhattisgarh: After three killed, Bastar village lives in fear of Maoist violence 'return'. Till a year ago, the Maoists would come to Hurrepinjodi, a cluster of 40 homes in a valley of the Charre Marre hills in Kanker district, at least several times ...
However, Dussehra celebrations in Bastar, which lies in the Dandakaranya region and where Lord Rama is believed to have spent a major part of fourteen years of exile, are different from the way others celebrate it, as it has nothing to do with Lord Rama.
Hyderabad: 'Remembering Balagopal,' a programme held to commemorate the eminent human rights activist, became a stage for interesting and exhilarating exchange of ideas on various topics of interest to human rights enthusiasts and activists.
After the Centre gave its nod for the formation of 'Bastar Battalion', comprising tribal men and women living in the region, to combat Naxal activities in Chhattisgarh, the CRPF has started pre-test training camps for the aspirants.
"Bastar has become another Kashmir. People of Bastar are struck between police and Maoists. What all tribal people want is a peaceful life but even that basic right is denied now," lamented Manish Kunjam president of Adivasi Mahasabha, speaking about ...
However, Dussehra celebrations in Bastar, which lies in the Dandakaranya region and where Lord Rama is believed to have spent a major part of fourteen years of exile, are different from the way others celebrate it, as it has nothing to do with Lord Rama.


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