Alok Putul

Alok Putul

India

Legislator among five killed by Maoist rebels before India polls

BJP's Bhima Mandavi was among those killed in an IED blast in the central state of Chhattisgarh, police say.

Legislator among five killed by Maoist rebels before India polls

India

Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill Indian soldiers days before polls

Maoists, who have called for a boycott of polls in Chhattisgarh, have killed five soldiers in two separate attacks.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill Indian soldiers days before polls

India

Suspected Maoist rebels kill five ahead of Chhattisgarh polls

The third such attack in two weeks comes a day before Prime Minister Modi addresses an election rally in the state.

Suspected Maoist rebels kill five ahead of Chhattisgarh polls

Asia

India Maoist attack survivor recalls ordeal

Soldier recounts ambush by Maoist fighters that left 25 colleagues dead in flash point Chhattisgarh state.

India Maoist attack survivor recalls ordeal

Health

Sickle cell: A silent killer in Chhattisgarh state

The hereditary disease kills at least 10,000 children a year in this Indian state.

Sickle cell: A silent killer in Chhattisgarh state