Naxals shut RSS schools in Chhattisgarh

In the decade-long Left-wing insurgency in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal stronghold of Bastar, what has gone unnoticed was the red-saffron conflict that has so far claimed lives of over two dozen Sangh members.

The rebels had begun targeting the Sangh in the Red zone of Bastar in 2000 by forcing the closure of RSS-run eakal vidyalayas (one-teacher schools) in the remote tribal villages in the region, one after another. Many Sangh members, who defied the Naxal dictates, were produced before the kangaroo courts and then brutally executed.

Providing Health Care in Chhatisgarh :India

In the forests of central India, Maoist rebels called Naxalites are fighting government forces to control great swaths of the interior. People living in dozens of tribal villages are caught up in the conflict, unable to reach the Ministry of Health’s clinics in Chhattisgarh state. Dr. Rebecca Cuthbert describes how Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) takes the clinics to them.

Six Maoists arrested in Bijapur

Six Maoist rebels were arrested Monday in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Bastar region, police said.

The arrests were made from a thickly forested area of Awapalli in Bijapur district, some 500 km south of Raipur.

Officials at police headquarters here said that a contingent of District Force (DF) tracked down the six Maoists in a well coordinated operation that ended late Monday evening. The arrested Maoists had been involved in several attacks on police and civilians in Bijapur district since June 2005.

Naxals kill three villagers in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Aug 5 (PTI) Naxals have killed three villagers in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police officials said today.The Maoists murdered the villagers last night on suspicion that they were police informers, and threw their bodies on road, Bijapur police officials told PTI by phone.The bodies were recovered from Gangaloor, Basaguda and Bhopalpatnam areas of the Naxal-affected district, they said.A manhunt has been launched for the extremists, the officials said.

In Orissa, BSF don new mantle


Their mandate while taking on the challenge of Maoist violence is different, Personnel of F Coy 107 battalions of the Border Security Forces, deployed in the sensitive areas of Chitrakonda are tasked with instilling a sense of security in the local tribal population, bringing about peace and order and helping to initiate development programmes.

Pitted against the armed cadre of Maoists, which includes “our own people,” the Border Security Forces (BSF) is shifting their focus to understanding the problems of the local population and the culture and traditions of tribal’s.

Provision Of Construction Of High School (national Education Campaign)

The Exicutive Engeener of Public Works Department, Jagdalpur invites tenders notice for construction of high school (national education campaign) in Panarpara block Jagdalpur.

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INR 49,99,000/-

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8 Months


INR 37,500/-


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Construction Work

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INR 380/-

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Maoist camp busted in Bijapur

Bijapur, Jan 13: In a joint operation, the state police and the paramilitary forces busted a camp of Maoists in the Kutru region of Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District on Wednesday.

B P Rajbhanu, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bijapur said that the Maoists rebel ran away after a fierce gun battle with the security personnel for nearly 30 minutes.

"Police personnel had an encounter with the Maoists. It carried on for half an hour. But they managed to ran away. We then searched the area and recovered some item including arrows and bows," said Rajbhanu.

Census in Maoist zones difficult, say Chhattisgarh officials

Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) A headcount of people in Bijapur and Dantewada districts will be highly difficult due to the presence of Maoist rebels in the interiors of the region, Chhattisgarh officials have told the census authorities.

Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India (RGCCI) C. Chandramouli held a video-conference with top authorities in the restive Bastar region Monday about conducting the second phase of census starting Feb 9.