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Tag: Bastar region

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  • Tribal versus Tribal?

    Tribal versus Tribal?

    It is a measure of the Maoist potential in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region that the raising of the CRPF’s specialised “Bastariya Force” has almost immediately been greeted with the formation of the Bastar Tiger Battalion by the extremists. In effect, the new unit of the CRPF will countenance the “Tigers”, who are intent on liberating a …

    December 20, 2017
  • Hardly surprising

    Hardly surprising

    Did it really require a special intelligence report for the home ministry to conclude that the Maoists were seeking to expand their footprint beyond the Bastar region? North Block has been claiming that the insurgents are under severe pressure in their stronghold, so it should have been obvious that they would look to open another …

    October 9, 2017