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Dateline Bastar: Reporting The Truth From Maoist Zone

Dateline Bastar: Reporting The Truth From Maoist Zone

Local reporters with an ear to the ground are bringing authentic stories from the Maoist-affected region, holding truth to power and giving a voice to the Adivasis

05 April 2022
Chronicle Of A Forgotten 'Encounter' In Naxal-Hit Bastar

Chronicle Of A Forgotten 'Encounter' In Naxal-Hit Bastar

Nine years after eight Adivasis were shot dead by CRPF in an anti-Naxal encounter in Bastar, six months after the judicial probe report--confirming that the...

17 March 2022

Adivasi Women Activists Still Stuck In Cycle Of Rape And Persecution In Maoist-hit Areas

Activist Soni Sori was recently acquitted by the special NIA court but Adivasi women continue to brave arrests, vilification, torture, and even death from both...

Chhattisgarh: Security Forces Repel Maoist Attack, Recover Arms

Chhattisgarh: Security Forces Repel Maoist Attack, Recover Arms

Maoists laid an ambush and when the security forces reached the area, they opened indiscriminate firing and also lobbed grenades.

06 March 2022

Chhattisgarh: Naxal Carrying Rs 5 Lakh Bounty Killed In Encounter

After the face-off ended, the body of a Naxal was recovered, he said, adding that the deceased, identified as Arjun alias Lakhma Sodi (34), was carrying a...

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20 February 2022
Naxal Supply Chain Of Material Used To Make Explosives Busted In Gadchiroli; 4 Held

Naxal Supply Chain Of Material Used To Make Explosives Busted In Gadchiroli; 4 Held

Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Ankit Goyal lauded the personnel involved in busting the Naxal supply chain.


13 February 2022
Chhattisgarh: Maoist Involved In Killing Of Villagers Surrenders In Dantewada

Chhattisgarh: Maoist Involved In Killing Of Villagers Surrenders In Dantewada

He was active as a militia member of the Indravati area committee of the rebels.


12 February 2022
CRPF Officer Killed In Encounter With Naxals In Chhattisgarh, 1 Jawan Injured

CRPF Officer Killed In Encounter With Naxals In Chhattisgarh, 1 Jawan Injured

The incident took place around 9.30 am near a rivulet close to Putkel village under Basaguda police station limits when a team of CRPF's 168th battalion was...


09 February 2022
Maoist Influence Down To Just 46 Districts In 2021 From 96 In 2010: Centre

Maoist Influence Down To Just 46 Districts In 2021 From 96 In 2010: Centre

During the Question Hour, the minister said that there has been a "sharp reduction in geographical influence of Maoists in the country" due to the Modi...


09 February 2022
Odisha Youth Killed In IED Blast Near Maoist Posters Against Rural Polls

Odisha Youth Killed In IED Blast Near Maoist Posters Against Rural Polls

Maoists are also suspected to be behind setting ablaze two road construction equipment of a private firm in the area on Tuesday, Rao said.


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04 February 2022
Elgar Case: Varavara Rao Gets Time Till Feb 28 To Surrender

Elgar Case: Varavara Rao Gets Time Till Feb 28 To Surrender

Rao (83), an accused in the case, was granted temporary bail for health reasons by the high court in February 2021. 


31 January 2022
Naxal-Affected Districts Down From 126 To 70: President Ram Nath Kovind

Naxal-Affected Districts Down From 126 To 70: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind, in his address to the Indian Parliament lauded the efforts of the security forces and told that the Naxal-affected districts in...


27 January 2022
Suspected Maoists Trigger Blast On Railway Track In Jharkhand, Trains Stopped

Suspected Maoists Trigger Blast On Railway Track In Jharkhand, Trains Stopped

A rail track between Chichaki and Chaudharybandh stations was damaged in the blast that was triggered by the Maoists, RPF Dhanbad Senior Commandant Hemant...


24 January 2022
Jharkhand: Mason Cries Foul After Being Declared ‘Absconding Maoist’

Jharkhand: Mason Cries Foul After Being Declared ‘Absconding Maoist’

Witch-hunt allegations mount as police struggle to meet targets to seize the properties of absconding Naxal commanders in the insurgency-hit state.


04 January 2022
Jharkhand: Maoist Attack On Ex BJP MLA Leaves His Two Bodyguards Dead

Jharkhand: Maoist Attack On Ex BJP MLA Leaves His Two Bodyguards Dead

Jharkhand: In a brutal attack on former BJP MLA by Maoists in the state’s Singbhum district, the throats of the slain cops were slit. The Maoists also ran...


01 January 2022
What Does This ‘Wanted Maoist’ From Jharkhand Want? ‘Clothes, Food And A Pair Of Oxen’

What Does This ‘Wanted Maoist’ From Jharkhand Want? ‘Clothes, Food And A Pair Of Oxen’

The status of basic human rights remains unchanged in the insurgency-hit Jharkhand since the current government came to the power two years ago


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27 December 2021
Security Forces Kill 6 Maoists Near Chhattisgarh Telangana Border

Security Forces Kill 6 Maoists Near Chhattisgarh Telangana Border

The incident took place under Kishtaram police station limits of South Bastar area under Sukma District, near Chhattisgarh Telangana border, the officials said.


03 December 2021
‘Christian Missionaries More Dangerous Than Naxals’: BJP MP

‘Christian Missionaries More Dangerous Than Naxals’: BJP MP

BJP’s Raigarh MP Gomati Sai, while raising the issue of alleged religious conversion in Chhattisgarh said tribal people in the state were lured by Christian...


04 December 2021
'Farm Protest Biggest Mass Mobilisation Since Jay Prakash Narayan's Movement'

'Farm Protest Biggest Mass Mobilisation Since Jay Prakash Narayan's Movement'

Kobad Ghandy, one of India’s top Maoist ideologues, speaks about the victory of the anti-­farm laws movement, the lessons that India’s left movement can...


13 November 2021
Gadchiroli Encounter: 26 Killed, Maoists Face Big Jolt After Three Top Leaders Taken Out Of Action

Gadchiroli Encounter: 26 Killed, Maoists Face Big Jolt After Three Top Leaders Taken Out Of Action

Three Maoist, who have been arrested or killed over the course of last 24 hours, carried reward of Rs 1 crore each and were among the most wanted in India.


15 January 2022
Mahasweta Devi: The 'Mashi' Who Wrote Fearlessly About Caste, Class And Patriarchy

Mahasweta Devi: The 'Mashi' Who Wrote Fearlessly About Caste, Class And Patriarchy

Memories of my Mashi alternate from childhood days wrapt in her vivid storytelling, to the presence of the activist and writer Mahasweta Devi, who gave voice...


30 July 2021
Maharashtra: Naxal Couple With Rs 8 Lakh Bounty Surrenders In Gadchiroli

Maharashtra: Naxal Couple With Rs 8 Lakh Bounty Surrenders In Gadchiroli

Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh


12 July 2021
Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.


27 June 2021
Dantewada: Naxal Wanted In 25 Criminal Cases Killed In Encounter

Dantewada: Naxal Wanted In 25 Criminal Cases Killed In Encounter

He was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.


10 June 2021
Elgar Case: HC Extends Stan Swamy's Stay In Private Hospital Till June 18

Elgar Case: HC Extends Stan Swamy's Stay In Private Hospital Till June 18

Stan Swamy, 84, was on May 28 shifted from the Taloja prison in neighbouring Navi Mumbai to the Holy Family Hospital here after he filed a petition, seeking...


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