Bijapur

  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals strike again, twin attack claims 12 lives 12-04-2014 01:30 PM

    Bijapur: As many as 12 people including eight civilians have reportedly lost their lives in twin Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. Naxals ambushed a bus carrying a team of poll officials in Bijapur. There were 12 occupants in the vehicle, amongst whom six were killed in the attack. The...
  • Naxal killed in shoot-out in Bijapur district 16-02-2014 07:36 PM

    A Naxal was killed by the security forces during a search operation in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. The incident took place in the forest between Tamodi and Madpal villages under Mirtur police station limits last evening, Bijapur Deputy Superintendent of Police Sukhnandan Rathore said...
  • Suspected Naxal arrested in Bijapur 01-02-2014 05:14 PM

    Security forces have apprehended a suspected Naxalite along with some arms and ammunition from the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. According to sources, a squad of CRPF and state police were out for an anti-Naxal operation in the Takilod-Donga area of Bhairamgarh when an alleged Maoist identified as Markam Bomra was...
  • Naxal arrested during joint search operation in Bijapur 15-01-2014 09:44 PM

    A wanted Naxal was on Wednesday arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur district. The cadre, who was allegedly involved in setting ablaze three trucks engaged in sand mining at Mingachal river recently, was nabbed from a forest under Jangla Police Station limits, a senior police official...
  • Naxal carrying cash reward of Rs 5,000 arrested in Bijapur 05-01-2014 12:25 PM

    A naxal was arrested in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. Tulsi Ram Pujari, carrying a cash reward of Rs 5,000 on his head, was arrested on Saturday in forests near a village under Jangla police station area in a joint operation of Chhattisgarh Armed Force and...
  • Naxals kill police jawan in ambush 02-01-2014 05:40 PM

    A security personnel was killed and another injured in a naxal attack in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. "The incident took place when both the jawans, attached to Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF), were returning after security duty at a weekly market in Mirtur village under Bhairamgarh police...
  • Policeman, one Naxal killed in gun-battle 18-09-2013 04:34 PM

    A police jawan and a Naxal were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "The face-off took place near Mariwada police camp under Gangalur police station limits of the southern district last night," Deputy Inspector General...
  • Naxal killed in encounter with security forces 29-08-2013 04:25 PM

    A Naxal was killed in a fierce gun-battle with security personnel in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the encounter spot, they said. "The face off between the ultras and the joint group of CRPF (Central...
  • Two Maoists, including woman surrenders before Warangal police 24-08-2013 02:51 PM

    Two wanted Maoists from Chhattisgarh, including a woman, surrendered on Saturday before Warangal police in Andhra Pradesh due to ill health said the police. The duo - M Dularam alias Yogesh (38), Divisional Committee member of West Bastar division and K Pojje alias Anita, an area Committee Member from Bijapur...
  • Congress seeks CBI probe into 'fake' encounter in Bijapur 22-05-2013 10:40 AM

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh Congress on Tuesday sought a CBI probe into alleged fake encounter between security forces and suspected Naxals in Bijapur district on the night of May 17, saying that innocent children were killed in the incident. A delegation of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CGPCC), headed by its chief Nand...
  • Bijapur encounter: Villagers killed could have been innocent 21-05-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: Over 48 hours since the Bijapur encounter in Chhatisgarh, government sources now concedes that those killed could have been innocent villagers. One CRPF Cobra jawan and seven villagers, including three children, were killed in the encounter at Ehadsameta village of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh late Friday night. CRPF...
  • Bijapur encounter: Govt concedes innocent villagers died in gunbattle 21-05-2013 12:57 AM

    Over 48 hours since the Bijapur encounter, the government has conceded that those killed were innocent villagers, not Naxals. One COBRA personnel and seven villagers were killed in an encounter at Ehadsameta village of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh late Friday night. CRPF and state police involved in the operation had...
  • Chhattisgarh encounter: Judicial probe ordered 19-05-2013 10:44 PM

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Sunday ordered a judicial inquiry into Friday night's encounter between security forces and suspected naxals near Edasmeta village in Bijapur district, in which eight villagers were killed. The locals alleged today that the encounter was fake. A commission headed by Justice VK Agrawal, which is...
  • Chhattisagrh: 8 villagers killed in an alleged encounter 19-05-2013 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of civilian causalities during police action; eight villagers, including three children, were killed in an alleged encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police claim they don't have any information that the dead are innocent civilians and...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in a gun battle between Naxals, CRPF 19-05-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Eight villagers, including 3 children, and a securityman of elite Cobra battalion were killed in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police say suspected Naxals are among those killed in the gunbattle late on Friday. "Eight villagers, including suspected...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in gun battle between Naxals, COBRA 18-05-2013 10:20 PM

    Raipur: Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals and a securityman of elite COBRA battalion, were killed in a gun battle between security forces and the ultras in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisgarh on Saturday. "Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals died, apart from one security personnel, in cross-firing between security forces...
  • Where cycling is a tradition 30-05-2011 12:36 PM

    Belgaum: Dundappa Athani, a 63-year-old man of Kolhar village in Bijapur district, can still ride any cycle at a speed of 40-50 kms per hour! Yes, You should see him to believe it. He returned from New Delhi after seeing Indira Gandhi to Kolhar in just four days cycling at...
  • Four Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh 14-10-2010 02:36 PM

    Bijapur: The Chhattisgarh Police have nabbed four Maoists during a raid in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh. Some arms, ammunition and literature have also been recovered from a Maoist hideout. The arrested Maoists have been identified as Oyami Chinmaya, Mudium Supari, Phontru and Sukhram. The police also clashed with the Maoists during...
  • Hostage crisis: abducted policemen freed 01-10-2010 07:12 AM

    Chhattisgarh: The 12-day-long hostage drama ends with the Naxals releasing four policemen whom they'd taken hostage. They were handed over to local mediapersons on Wednesday night inside the Bijapur forests and taken to the Dantewada police station. "All four cops have been freed and handed over to local mediapersons who...
  • Cops hostage crisis: extended deadline ends today 29-09-2010 10:23 AM

    Bijapur: In Chhattisgarh the extended deadline set by Naxals for the safe release of four policemen ends today (Wednesday). The Naxals have demanded that the state government halt Operation Green Hunt immediately, release imprisoned Naxals, end police atrocities and initiate peace talks. If their demands are met, they said they...
  • Hostage crisis: Govt talks to Maoists 'secretly' 28-09-2010 07:53 PM

    Bijapur: The Chhattisgarh government is holding "secret" talks with Maoists for the safe release of four kidnapped policemen, with a 48-hour rebel deadline set to end Tuesday evening, a police source said. "The government has established a backdoor contact with a section of the military unit of the Communist Party...