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Chhattisgarh: Dantewada: Maoists' 'Homecoming'

On July 14, 2020, five Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, identified as Jagdish aka Ratan Kawasi (30), Kamlesh aka Motu Ram Poyami (22), Dinesh aka Mani Ram Alami (24), Balku Kashyap (20) and Shivnath aka Manuram Poyami (25), surrendered before the Security Forces (SFs) in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh. Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Pallava disclosed that Jagdish was a ‘squad commander’ and carried a reward of INR 300,000 on his head. He was part of a Maoist team that ambushed SFs at Jhara Ghati in the Narayanpur area of Kanker District on January 16, 2007, killing seven SF personnel. Kamlesh was a ‘local operating squad (LOS) member’ and carried a reward of INR’ 100,000 on his head. Dinesh was the ‘president’ of the ‘Kranti Jantana Sarkar’ and carried a reward of INR 100,000 on his head. Balku and Shivnath were ‘jan militia’ members.

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack leaves BJP MLA killed, CM Baghel orders high-level inquiry

Raipur, Apr 10 (IBNS):  Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has ordered a high-level inquiry into the Maoist attack incident in the state's Dantewada area which left BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi and four others killed on Tuesday.

Maoists attack BJP convoy in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, MLA Bheema Mandavi, four others killed

Dantewada, Apr 9 (IBNS): As the country is gearing up for the first phase of Lok Saha polling on Apr 11, BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi and four others were killed as suspected Maoists attacked their convoy in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada area on Tuesday, media reports said.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists attack BJP MLA's convoy, five feared killed

Dantewada, Apr 9 (IBNS): Suspected Maoists attacked a convoy, which was carrying Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Bheema Mandavi, in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada area on Tuesday, media reports said.

Five including CISF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Raipur, Nov 8 (IBNS) Ahead of state elections in the region and high-profile poll campaigns, Maoists struck in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on Thursday again, blowing up a bus, killing at least five, including a CISF personnel, officials said.

Rahul Gandhi condoles deaths of 2 cops, Doordarshan cameraman in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Oct 30 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of a Doordarshan cameraman and two policemen in a  Maoist attack in election-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Two policemen and a Doordarshan cameraman killed in Dantewada Maoist attack

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, Oct 30 (IBNS) :Two policemen and a cameraperson from national broadcaster Doordarshan died in a Maoist attack in election-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh: School girls allege harassment against CRPF members, committee probing incident

Raipur, Aug 8 (IBNS): A five-member district-level committee is probing into an incident about molestation after a few school girls from Dantewada alleged the same by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) members, reports said.

Chhattisgarh: 7 CRPF men killed in landmine blast carried out by Maoists

Raipur, Mar 30 (IBNS): At least seven Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF were killed as the vehicle in which they were traveling was hit by a landmine blast carried out by Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, media reports said.

Development and not violence has future : Modi tells Dantewada rally

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, May 9 (IBNS) Playing the development card in the Maoist-hit backward region of Bastar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said violence has no future and the fruits of development must reach to the poorest of the poor.

Modi to inaugurate development projects in Dantewada today

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, May 9 (IBNS) Visiting the Maoist hotbed of Dantewada district for the first time after assuming office Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate on Saturday two projects worth Rs. 24,000 crore.