Gadchiroli

  • Seven suspected Naxals killed in Gadchiroli encounter 18-02-2014 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: Seven suspected Naxals including two women were killed on Monday night in an encounter in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Four police personnel were injured in the encounter. Preliminary report suggests weapons have been recovered from the suspected Naxals. A day before the encounter, this group had allegedly set ablaze a panchayat...
  • Maharashtra: Two Naxals killed in police encounter 28-10-2013 06:03 PM

    Gadchiroli:Two Naxalites were on Monday killed in an encounter in Jambiya Gatta forest in Etapalli division in Gadchiroli, police said. The C-60 commandos of district police were conducting anti-naxal operations in the area when the naxals opened fire on them. Two ultras were killed in retaliatory fire, they said. Their...
  • Gadchiroli: 3 jawans, 5 Naxals killed in a fierce gunbattle 17-10-2013 05:15 PM

    Gadchiroli: Three police personnel have died in a landmine blast in Gyarapatti in Gadchiroli early on Thursday. Five Naxals have also been allegedly killed in the fierce gunfight between Naxals and security forces. The security forces have recovered the body of a Naxal. Meanwhile, the encounter between Naxals and security...
  • Maharashtra: Three Gadchiroli police personnel killed in Naxal attack 17-10-2013 08:47 AM

    Gadchiroli: In an early morning attack by alleged Naxals, three police personnel have been killed in a landmine blast in Gyarapatti in Gadchiroli on Thursday. "Three police personnel have been killed in the naxal attack on a police patrolling party in Kurkheda taluka of Gadricholi," a police official said. The...
  • DU professor Saibaba is Maoist leader: Police 19-09-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Is GN Saibaba, the wheelchair-bound professor of English in one of the country's premier university, the new face of Naxalism? Last week, the Maharashtra Police raided the home of Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, alleging that he is an active member of the banned CPI-Maoist. Police officials claimed...
  • Maharashtra: Undertrial escapes from police custody 07-09-2013 12:59 PM

    An undertrial in a theft case escaped from police custody following which a search has been launched to nab him, police said on Saturday. Ramesh Kulsage was lodged in Chandrapur jail in connection with a theft case and on Wednesday he was being brought to be produced in a local...
  • Lawyer cries foul after Chamorshi police arrests him for 'obstructing govt work' 26-08-2013 11:01 AM

    A Chandrapur-based lawyer was arrested for allegedly disrupting government work and threatening a police official at a police station in Gadchiroli district. According to Chamorshi police station incharge, lawyer Subir Roy of Chandrapur had come to the police station on August 24 with an anticipatory bail of his client and...
  • Maharashtra: JNU student detained by police for Naxal links 24-08-2013 04:25 PM

    Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra have detained three persons including a student of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi for alleged links with Naxals, sources said, but officials refused to either deny or confirm the development. Sources said the three were detained in Aheri, in south of the Gadchiroli district....
  • 14 Maoists surrender before Maharashtra home minister 15-08-2013 08:22 PM

    Gadchiroli: Fourteen Maoists surrendered before Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Thursday. The surrendered Maoists belong to remote and tribal villages in Gadchiroli district and adjoining Chhattisgarh. Of the 14 surrendered Maoists, eight are men and six are women in aged between 16 years and 40 years. They include...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter 07-07-2013 11:34 PM

    Gadchiroli: Six suspected Naxal were killed in an encounter by Maharashtra Police in Gadchiroli district on Sunday morning. The officials also succeeded in recovering arms and ammunition including 1 carbine, one 303 rifle, some country-made guns and grenades from the terror group. "One of the parties of the C-60 Commando...
  • Maharashtra: Cong leader booked for sending arms to Naxals 22-06-2013 06:52 PM

    Gadchiroli: Police in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra have registered a case against a local Congress leader and a medical officer of Primary Health Centre for trying to supply arms, explosives and medicines to Naxals. While four men who were taking the consignment to Naxals in a government ambulance were arrested...
  • Encounter between police, Naxals in Gadchiroli, 7 dead 12-04-2013 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: An encounter is on between police and Naxals in Gadchiroli in Maharashtra. Seven people have reportedly died in the encounter. The seven dead include two civilians, one security personnel and four Naxals. A search for the bodies is on in the area. More details are awaited. ...
  • Maharashtra: Naxals set afire Panchayat office 29-11-2011 12:29 PM

    Nagpur: A group of Naxals on Monday night set ablaze a Gram Panchayat office in Armori taluka of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night in Vairagarh about 35 kms from the Taluka headquarters. The outlaws decamped with three computer sets installed...
  • Gadchiroli: Police exchange gunfire with Naxals 07-11-2011 10:28 PM

    Nagpur: Police and Naxals on Monday exchanged gunfire in the densely wooded area of Damrancha in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district. According to the police, no casualties were reported from both sides. A police team, consisting of C-60 commandos and local policemen, was carrying out a combing operation to flush out Naxals...
  • Naxals kill three villagers in Gadchiroli 18-07-2011 04:44 PM

    Nagpur: A group of Naxalites allegedly killed three persons including a village-head in Korchi taluka of Gadchiroli district, police said on Monday. The sarpanch of Dabri village Motiram Katenge (50), Sudhakar Koreti (40) and Paharsinh Kumre (55) were killed on Sunday night in Bijepar village and their bodies were dumped...
  • One commando, 2 Naxals killed in Gadchiroli 19-05-2011 12:41 PM

    Nagpur: A commando of an elite anti-Naxal force was killed and two policemen were injured while fighting the Naxals, two of whom also died, during an exchange of fire in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Thursday morning, police said. A commando of the C-60 battalion, Chinna Menta, was killed in the...
  • Gadchiroli deputy collector slams Chidambaram 29-12-2010 07:43 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Home Minister P Chidambaram visited Gadchiroli, the deputy collector of the naxal-hit district went on record to say that such high-profile visitors never bring any solutions. As bureaucrats have been making headlines for being involved in scams, the deputy collector from naxal-affected area in Gadchiroli...
  • Naxal scare in Gadchiroli 13-10-2009 05:15 PM

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  • Watch: Cops on high alert as Maharashtra goes to polls 13-10-2009 01:33 AM

    Massive security arrangements have been done in Naxal-hit areas. ...