Before the situation in the Naxal-affected areas got out of hand, the Raman Singh government intervened to calm tempers between the police and human rights activists.R Krishna Das reports. Last month, Chief Minister Raman Singh was on a visit to Jagdalpur, the divisional headquarters of restive Bastar. As his cavalcade entered the main road of the city, a poster put up by a vigilante group called the Samajik Ekta Manch (also called Action Group for National Integrity or AGNI) drew his ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
For more than a decade now, Bastar in Chhattisgarh has been a story of violations of human rights and exploitation of natural resources, a region caught between the Naxal insurgency and the brutal state violence in the name of counter-insurgency. In this ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
The roles of Chhattisgarh Human Rights Commission and Womens Commission in the mass rape of Adivasi women in Bastar, have been under scrutiny for a while. The pressure has been upped in the wake of the notice sent to the state government by National Human ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
In terms of body count, 2016 was the bloodiest year in Bastar since Operation Green Hunt ended in 2010. According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, at least 207 people died in Chhattisgarh last year. This year, with the state promising to end Naxalism ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
All seven members of a civil society team, the Telangana Democratic Forum, who were on their way to probe allegations of state atrocities against Adivasis in Bastar, were arrested by the Chhattisgarh police on Monday. The group, which includes lawyers, human ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Can we put a cost to human life? The incident in Bathinda the other day where a 20 something pregnant dancer was shot in a nano second after she refused and repulsed the advances of an inebriated man in the audience. The video shows him grabbing a rifle and ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
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