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Chhattisgarh News

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.

Three Maoists surrender to CRPF in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur

Nearly a month after the Sukma attack, three Maoists surrendered to CRPF personnel during an anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district on Friday.

Two Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) jawans injured in IED blast

A major attack took place in Sukma on May 1, killing As many as 25 (CRPF) personnel and injuring five others.

Naxals torch tractor and mixture machine in Chhattisgarh, what next?

Naxals stormed construction site, warned the workers and torched a tractor and a mixture machine.

21 Naxalites surrender in Chhattisgarh

Disappointed with the "hollow" Maoist ideology, 21 Naxalites, three of them carrying cash reward on their heads, today surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district.

Sukma attack avenged: Around 15 Naxals killed in multiple encounters in Chhattisgarh's ​Bijapur - Watch
Sukma attack avenged: Around 15 Naxals killed in multiple encounters in Chhattisgarh's ​Bijapur - Watch

A joint team of CRPF, CoBRA, Special Task Force and District Reserve Group carried out the operation.

CRPF launches massive anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh, kills 20 ultras
CRPF launches massive anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh, kills 20 ultras

According to CRPF, around 350 jawans are taking part in the operations. 

One policeman killed, 2 injured in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

A police personnel was killed and two others injured in a shootout with Maoists in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district, officials said on Monday.

200 special ops undertaken, strategy reworked post Sukma: CRPF DG

Of the 26 Maoists apprehended, 15 were involved in the deadly ambush in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh on April 24.

Maoist who killed ex-Minister, policeman surrenders

Kundan carried a reward of Rs 15 lakh on his head, Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Dwivedi told reporters.

Bijapur encounter: Injured security personnel evacuated from high-threat zone

The encounter took place at 10 a.m. in Timarpur jungles under Bijapur District in Chhattisgarh between Naxals and a joint team of 204 Cobra (CRPF) and DRG (Chhattisgarh Police).

Chhattisgarh: Two security personnel injured in Bijapur encounter, search ops on

At least two District Reserve Group (DRG) personnel were injured after an encounter broke out between security forces and Naxals in Bijapur on Sunday.

Two DRG personnel injured in Naxal encounter

Two personnel of the District Reserve Group (DRG) were on Sunday injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

 

CRPF jawan commits suicide

The jawan was on security duty in the camp when he took the extreme step this afternoon.

Toilets go missing from Chhattisgarh house, residents complain of 'theft'

Toilets have gone "missing" from a house in a Chhattisgarh village and a woman and her daughter want a bewildered police to trace them fast.

Encounter between BSF and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Pankhajur
Encounter between BSF and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Pankhajur

An encounter took place between the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Pankhajur area on Thursday.

CoBRA commandos to 'defang' Maoists in the jungles of Sukma
CoBRA commandos to 'defang' Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

The CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) are masters of guerrilla warfare. 

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh's 'Mission Sukma': Air support, hit naxal leaders, development

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday outlined 'Mission Sukma', which suggests use of air power, targeting naxal leadership, continuous development works among others, to eradicate the left-wing extremism from the worst affected district of the state.

After Sukma Naxal ambush, Centre to review security in Maoist-hit states
After Sukma Naxal ambush, Centre to review security in Maoist-hit states

Nearly a fortnight after Maoists claimed lives of at least 25 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh, the central government is all set to hold a ministerial-level review meeting on Monday to discuss security issues in Maoist-affected states.

Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF arrests nine, apprehends 10 more suspects in Chhattisgarh
Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF arrests nine, apprehends 10 more suspects in Chhattisgarh

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers on Saturday arrested at least nine people from Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas of Chhattisgarh Sukma Naxal attack when 25 jawans were killed in an ambush.

Two Naxal commanders were killed in Sukma attack: Police
Two Naxal commanders were killed in Sukma attack: Police

Two naxal commanders were gunned down in retaliatory action by the CRPF after the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district last week in which 25 security personnel were killed, police today claimed.

Sukma Naxal attack: 11 'suspects' being interrogated

At least 11 persons are being interrogated for their suspected links to the last week's Naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the police said on Thursday.

Three naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Three naxals, two of them from Odisha, were arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma, police said today.