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Cop brother fights Maoist sister in Chhattisgarh – 2 Min Read

Sukma(Chhattisgarh): An account of a fortnight-old encounter that brought two siblings face-to-face during an anti-Maoist operation has come to light now. The cop brother and his Maoist sister exchanged fire before the latter escaped into the forests of the Maoist affected Sukma region in Chhatisgarh. The ‘Rakhi’ timing of the story released apparently at the instance […]

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7 Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) (2 MIN READ): Seven Maoists were killed on Saturday in an encounter by the security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon region, near Maharashtra border, police said. The encounter began at about 8 a.m. and continued till around 5 p.m. Police have recovered an AK 47, one 303 rifle and four muzzle loading guns, Maoist literature […]

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Talks with Maoists if they drop weapons: Chhattisgarh CM

Bhopal:  Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday said that talks can be held with Maoists if they respect the Indian Constitution and give up their weapons. Speaking to the media while campaigning for Congress candidate from Bhopal Digvijay Singh, Baghel said: “The Chhattisgarh government wants to build trust among the people of Maoist-affected areas. […]

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Defying Maoists, Bastar voters turn out in large numbers

Raipur: Voters, mainly from insurgency-hit forested villages in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar Lok Sabha constituency, on Thursday defied the Maoists’ boycott call to exercise their franchise as polling ended with an estimated over 50 per cent turnout. Maoists exploded bombs in Narayanpur, Konta, and Bijapur areas in early hours of polling to scare away voters, but their efforts […]

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Maoist killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: A Maoist was killed in an encounter on Thursday in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh after the extremists attacked security personnel deployed for helipad sanitization duty, officials said. The Maoists triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast followed by firing on the security personnel on Orccha area of Narayanpur, the officials said. In the retaliatory firing, […]

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Maoists kill BJP MLA Bhima Mandav, 4 more in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Maoists exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday evening, killing BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, his driver and three personal security officers in a forested part of Dantewada district, officials said. The Maoists carried out “the meticulously planned attack” when Mandavi was hurrying to an election meeting just before the close of election […]

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Maoists kill 5 policemen, BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi

Raipur: Maoists exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Tuesday, killing five policemen who were escorting BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi who too was killed, authorities said. The deadly explosion took place around 5.30 p.m. in Kuakonda area in Dantewada. “All the killed security personnel are from District Reserve Group,” said an official. […]