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Chhattisgarh News

Debt-ridden farmer ends life in Chhattisgarh

Manthir Singh Dhruv hanged himself in his home in Mokha village under Komakhan police station limits yesterday, a local police official told PTI.
 

Police jawan killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

A police jawan was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said today.

Woman killed by speeding truck in Chhattisgarh

A woman was crushed to death when she was run over by a speeding truck in Chhattisgarh`s Jagdalpur on Tuesday.

At least four Naxal fighters killed in Chhattisgarh encounter
At least four Naxal fighters killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

The anti-insurgency operation was carried out by a joint team of BSF and the Special Task Force of Chhattisgarh Police.

Thirteen naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district
Thirteen naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

As many as 13 Maoists, 11 of them allegedly involved in the Burkapal attack on CRPF personnel in April this year, were arrested from three separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Monday.

 Three Naxals gunned down in Chattishgarh encounter
Three Naxals gunned down in Chattishgarh encounter

The incident took place in the forest area, located 12 km south of the main town.

Chairman of National Commission for STs Nand Kumar Sai ploughing field in scorching heat – Picture goes viral
Chairman of National Commission for STs Nand Kumar Sai ploughing field in scorching heat – Picture goes viral

Senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh and ex-parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai in February assumed charge as chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes.

Woman killed by son on suspicion of practising black magic in Chhattisgarh

A 55-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her son on the suspicion that she practised `black magic' in Raipur on Wednesday.

34 Naxals arrested from Chhattisgarh's Sukma

The Naxals were arrested from Sukma`s Chintagufa and Fulbagdi areas.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch passenger bus in Narayanpur
Chhattisgarh: Naxals torch passenger bus in Narayanpur

A passenger bus in Chhattisgarh`s Narayanpur district was set on fire. No casualties were reported.

BJP yet to decide on its presidential candidate: Amit Shah
BJP yet to decide on its presidential candidate: Amit Shah

Presidential elections will be held on July 17 and counting will take place on July 20.

Fifteen naxalites killed in Sukma were PLGA members: CRPF
Fifteen naxalites killed in Sukma were PLGA members: CRPF

Fifteen Naxalites who were killed last month in anti-Naxal operation in Sukma were members of the People's Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), said Devendra Chouhan; Inspector General (IG), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), on Thursday.

Odisha Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan urges Uma Bharti to ask Chhattisgarh to open Kalma barrage

Senior Odisha BJP leader and Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Union Water Resources minister Uma Bharti to advice Chattisgarh government to ensure free flow of water in Mahanandi river.

Eyeing SC/ST votes, BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Chhattisgarh on three-day visit
Eyeing SC/ST votes, BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Chhattisgarh on three-day visit

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah arrived in Chahhttisgarh on a three-day visit eyeing the crucial SC/ST votes ahead of next year's assembly elections.

Innocent farmers being used for political motive: Chhattisgarh CM
Innocent farmers being used for political motive: Chhattisgarh CM

Expressing grief over the deaths of five farmers in violent protests in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said innocent farmers are being used for political motives.

Chhattisgarh: Naxals, police exchange fire in Sukma district
Chhattisgarh: Naxals, police exchange fire in Sukma district

An exchange of fire took place between police and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district yesterday.

Naxalite killed in face-off with police in Chhattisgarh

A Naxalite was on Sunday gunned down in an exchange of fire with security personnel at a forest in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Sukma attackers among 13 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh
Sukma attackers among 13 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

Thirteen Maoists, including some involved in the April massacre of CRPF troopers, were arrested on Thursday.

Girl from naxal-hit area charts history in civil services exam

Growing up in Chhattisgarh's Naxalite-affected Dantewada district, Namrata Jain had one dream -- of joining the civil services.

Chhattisgarh: 13 Naxals arrested in Sukma

At least 13 Naxals were arrested by security forces from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas, in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh's Pride! Namrata Jain from Dantewada gets 99th rank in UPSC result 2016, wants to eradicate Naxalism
Chhattisgarh's Pride! Namrata Jain from Dantewada gets 99th rank in UPSC result 2016, wants to eradicate Naxalism

Nandini KR, an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), has topped the prestigious Civil services examination.

Chhattisgarh encounter between Naxals, security forces ends, search ops underway
Chhattisgarh encounter between Naxals, security forces ends, search ops underway

An encounter, which was underway between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur since Wednesday morning, ended without any casualties.

Naxals torch bus in Chhattisgarh, 7 rebels held after face-off with cops

Naxals torched a bus after asking passengers to alight in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district while seven rebels were arrested on Tuesday following a face-off with police in a nearby area, an official said today.

Maoists distribute pamphlets, warn Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping families of martyrs
Maoists distribute pamphlets, warn Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal for helping families of martyrs

Maoists have warned Bollywood star Akshay Kumar and ace badminton player Saina Nehwal.

Canara Bank officers donate Rs 25 lk to kin of slain CRPF men

The association planned to give Rs one lakh each to the families of the 25 CRPF soldiers. The officers, numbering 25,000 across the country contributed Rs.100 each for this noble cause, CBOA chairman J Vanangamudi told reporters.

PM Modi is India's 'second Mahatma Gandhi', says Union minister Goel; courts controversy
PM Modi is India's 'second Mahatma Gandhi', says Union minister Goel; courts controversy

Goel made the remarks during an event here themed Making of Developed India (MODI).

Three dalit families ostracised for complaining against molestation in Chhattisgarh

A complaint alleging social boycott was filed yesterday, following which the local police were directed to conduct investigation.

In 'war' against Naxals, roads hold the key: Police

Last month, 25 CRPF jawans were slain in one of the deadliest Naxal attacks in Sukma district.

CRPF suspends company commander for 'failure of leadership' during Sukma attack
CRPF suspends company commander for 'failure of leadership' during Sukma attack

The CRPF has suspended its commander who led the team which came under attack by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on April 24.

Chhattisgarh: Yuva Morcha leader booked for "obscene" msg against IAS officer

A district leader of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) was booked for allegedly posting an "obscene" message against a woman IAS officer on a social media platform in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh, police said today.