Dantewada

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Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

07 Aug 2019

Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.

Chhattisgarh: 10 former Maoists become woman commandos

08 May 2019

Chhattisgarh: 10 former Maoists become woman commandos

Faced with an everlasting battle with Maoists, Chhattisgarh police and paramilitary forces have for the first time inducted 30 woman commandos into their fold.

Chhattisgarh: Mastermind of Maoist attack, who killed BJP leader, dies

02 May 2019

Chhattisgarh: Mastermind of Maoist attack, who killed BJP leader, dies

In a major achievement for security forces, the mastermind of Maoist attack in April, in which BJP lawmaker Bheema Mandavi lost his life, was killed in an encounter on Thursday. Along with Mandavi, 5 police personnel had also died.

Candidates who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE 2018

25 Apr 2019

Candidates who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE 2018

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals involved in BJP MLA's killing gunned down

18 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 2 Naxals involved in BJP MLA's killing gunned down

Two Naxals, allegedly involved in the killing of BJP MLA Mandavi and four security personnel, were gunned down in a fierce encounter with police today in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

11 Apr 2019

Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

Sending a strong message to Naxals and reinstating faith in democracy, voters of Bastar in Chhattisgarh turned up in huge numbers at polling booths to cast their votes.

Dantewada Naxal attack: Injured cop dies, casualty-count rises to 4

31 Oct 2018

Dantewada Naxal attack: Injured cop dies, casualty-count rises to 4

A 35-year-old Assistant Constable, Rakesh Kaushal, who was critically injured during yesterday's Naxal attack in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, died in a private hospital in Raipur today.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

11 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill two men for being 'police informers'

Two villagers were allegedly kidnapped and hacked to death by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on the suspicion of being police informers, an official said Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer

11 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer

A 35-year-old man was killed by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, after accusing him of being a police informer.

Chhattisgarh: Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks

09 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh: Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks

The engine of an empty rake of the Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derailed after Naxals uprooted railway tracks near Kamaloor railway station in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.

Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

19 Jul 2018

Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Security forces today killed at least eight Naxals, including four women, in a fierce encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a senior police official said.

Kadaknath: The black chicken that's ruling the roost in Dantewada

15 Apr 2018

Kadaknath: The black chicken that's ruling the roost in Dantewada

Women in conflict-ridden Dantewada have found a new lease of life, courtesy a locally-farmed black-feathered chicken known for its flavorful meat - Kadaknath.

Girl from Naxal-hit area secures 99th rank in UPSC exam

02 Jun 2017

Girl from Naxal-hit area secures 99th rank in UPSC exam

The success story of Namrata Jain cracking UPSC'16 may not garner much limelight but is unusual and inspirational.