Chhattisgarh

India: 2 Naxal terrorists killed in encounter with police

Dantewada, Jul 14 (PTI) Two Naxals, including a woman, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday morning, police said.

The gunbattle broke out in a forest near Gumiyapal village, located around 400 km from Raipur, when a District Reserve Guard team was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava told PTI.

There was a heated exchange of fire when the security personnel tried to zero-in on the rebels, following which the latter escaped into the forest, he said.

Indian forces gun down Naxal wanted for killing BJP MLA and four cops

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Jul 12; GANASHAKTI:  A Naxal, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday, police said.

He was carrying a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, they said.

India: Woman Naxal terrorist killed in encounter with police

Raipur, Jul 9 (PTI) A woman Naxal was killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday morning, police said.

The skirmish took place around 6 am at a forest near Dabbakonta village when a joint team of security forces was out on a counter-insurgency operation, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.

Personnel belonging to the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA-an elite unit of CRPF), Special Task Force and District Reserve Guard were involved in the operation, he said.

India: 3 women among 4 Naxal terrorists killed in C'garh

Raipur, Jul 6; GANASHAKTI: Four Naxals, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district on Saturday, police said.

The skirmish took place in the morning in the forests between Khallari and Mechka villages when a team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal operation, state's Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.

"After the exchange of fire stopped, bodies of four cadres, including three women, were recovered from the spot, along with seven firearms," he added.

India: 2 CRPF personnel killed in encounter with Naxal terrorists

Bijapur, Jun 28 (PTI) Two CRPF personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.

Two girls were caught in the crossfire. One of them died while the other was injured, they said.

The gun-battle took place near Keshkutul village under the Bhairamgarh police station area when a joint team of the CRPF's 199th battalion and local police was out on an area domination operation, IG (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha.

India: Naxal terrorist killed in encounter in C'garh

Sukma, Jun 27 (PTI) A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, was Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

The skirmish took place around 12.15 pm in the forest near Atkal village under Konta police station area when a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on a counter- insurgency operation, Deputy Inspector General (nati-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said.

India: Naxal terrorist arrested in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Jun 27 (PTI) A hardcore Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head, was Thursday arrested from Chhattisgarhs Kanker district, police said.

Muiwa alias Gaganna alias Dokra, a member of the Mainpur-Nuwapada Divisional Committee of Maoists, was nabbed by a team of the state police's Special Intelligence Branch (SIB) from the forests of Rawas and Amapani villages, Deputy Inspector General (Anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI over the phone.

India: BJP stages protests in Chhattisgarh against Cong govt's

Raipur, Jun 22 (PTI) The BJP Saturday staged a protest at all the district headquarters in Chhattisgarh, accusing the Congress government of failing to deliver on promises made during the Assembly polls last year.

Former chief minister Raman Singh, former ministers Brijmohan Agrawal and Rajesh Munat and a large number of party workers took part in a demonstration at Budhapara here.

Singh said the Congress government's performance in the last six months was "shameful".

India: Cop killed by Naxal terrorists in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur, Jun 23 (PTI) A policeman was killed by Naxals at a weekly market in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Sunday, a police official said.

The incident took place around 2 pm when assistant constable Chaitu Kadti went to the market in Mirtur village along with his family members, he said.

A 'small action team' of Naxals (typically comprising four to five cadres) suddenly stabbed Kadti with knives, killing him on the spot, and fled, the official said.

The rebels did not harm the family members of Kadti, who was posted at Mirtur police station, he said.

India: SP leader abducted, killed by Naxal terrorists

Bijapur, Jun 19 (PTI) A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was abducted and killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said on Wednesday.

Santosh Punem, who was also a contractor, was abducted by ultras late Tuesday evening from his construction site in Marimalla village where he had gone to supervise some road- related work, Superintendent of Police Divyang Patel said.

Some locals spotted his body lying in a pool of blood at the nearby Marimalla hills on Wednesday morning and informed the police.

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