What do professors living in Delhi have to do with a murder of a Bastar villager?
A look at the latest and the most bizarre chapter in the confrontation between Chhattisgarh police and its critics.
Charged with arson in Adivasi villages, Chhattisgarh police continues to light fires
Police constables burnt effigies of activists and journalists, and the Inspector General termed any opposition to the police as "anti-national".
A Chhattisgarh father's tragedy: One son framed as a Maoist, another is killed as a police informer
It isn't just Adivasis. Even North Indian migrants in Bastar are caught between the rebels and the police.
The killing of a teenage undertrial shows Bastar is a dangerous place to be young
Accused of being a Maoist, Arjun, aged 19, was killed by Chhattisgarh police in a controversial encounter.
Postmortems cast doubt on Chhattisgarh police version of how alleged Maoist was killed
The police claim Madkam Hidme was a Maoist who died in an exchange of fire. Her parents allege she was raped and killed in cold blood.
As court releases Bastar journalist for lack of evidence, another alleges threat to his life in jail
Activists say the July 21 verdict ordering Nag’s release vindicated their claims that journalists in Chhattisgarh were being victimised by the police.
Trafficked to die: What happened to these young girls from Bastar
Twelve girls travelled to a road construction site 1,000 kms away from home. Only 10 survived.
Ground report: The truth about Chhattisgarh’s recent Maoist surrenders
Recently, newspapers reported that 26 Maoists had surrendered in Sukma district. This was hailed as a major success in the fight against Naxalism in Bastar. The reality is more complex.