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Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill village sarpanch's husband in Dantewada
Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill village sarpanch's husband in Dantewada

The deceased has been identified as Madan Bhaskar, husband of village sarpanch Laxmi Bhaskar.

Chhattisgarh: Woman delivers baby in open ground as health centre fails to open on time
Chhattisgarh: Woman delivers baby in open ground as health centre fails to open on time

In yet another incident, a woman in Chhattisgarh delivered a child in an open ground as the primary health centre had not opened for the day.

Chhattisgarh: 3 newborns die; kin blame it on disruption in oxygen supply

While relatives claimed the children died due to irregular oxygen supply, health officials denied the charge and claimed the deaths were because of different reasons.

9 officials suspended amid allegations of 173 cows deaths in a week
9 officials suspended amid allegations of 173 cows deaths in a week

Those suspended include the department's deputy directors in Durg and Bemetara and seven veterinarians.

Bastar cops to get award for community policing initiative

"The Bastar police has been shortlisted for the community policing award in the homeland security category for 'Amcho Bastar, Amcho Police' campaign, which in tribal dialect means 'our Bastar, our police'," Shaikh told PTI.

Chhattisgarh: Mob, police clash in Bemetara; eight villagers arrested

Eight villagers have been arrested in connection with the clash between a mob and police personnel in Bemetara district in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, wherein 16 police personnel had got injured.

Three security personnel injured in Chhattisgarh

The security personnel was returning after a night patrol was undertaken by STF and Reserve Police men when Maoists lying in ambush near Paria forest area triggered the blast around 3 pm.

CRPF jawans molest school girls in Dantewada

Authorities have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident involving two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers, wherein they allegedly molested girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district.

Molestation of school girls: CRPF constable arrested

Police have arrested a CRPF constable and identified another jawan in connection with the alleged molestation of girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

Chhattisgarh: Police sub-inspector killed, constable injured in gun battle with naxals
Chhattisgarh: Police sub-inspector killed, constable injured in gun battle with naxals

As per the maoist documents recovered recently from Bastar region, naxals are now trying to set up their new base in this tri-junction region. 

Two 'dead wood' IPS officers sacked in Chhattisgarh

The performance of both the DIG-rank officers were reviewed after completion of their 15 years in service and they were found to be unfit to continue, the official said.

Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Chhatisgarh on 2-day visit, to interact with state leaders
Rahul Gandhi to arrive in Chhatisgarh on 2-day visit, to interact with state leaders

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be on the two-day visit to Chhattisgarh from tomorrow during which he will interact with various party leaders of the state.

Six Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

The police officer claimed that in their statements, all the ultras expressed disappointment over the hollow ideology of the outlawed Naxal movement and violence.

After Sukma, we have better coordination with police: CRPF DG
After Sukma, we have better coordination with police: CRPF DG

Over 300 armed Maoists attacked a 99-member CRPF unit providing security cover to road construction workers in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh`s Bastar region on April 24, killing 25 personnel and leaving six others injured.

IEDs pose huge challenge in efforts to counter Naxals: Police

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted randomly in forests and places where frequent de- mining operations are not feasible pose a big challenge in the counter-insurgency operations in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, says a senior police official

Chhattisgarh: Two dead, 25 injured as tractor overturns in Surajpur

The wounded have been taken to the Pratappur Hospital and immediate treatment has been given to them.

Seven naxals arrested in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

Naxals opened fire on police near Munga forest and tried to escape when police surrounded them. 

Chhattisgarh Naxals fire upon IAF helicopter deployed to rescue injured jawans
Chhattisgarh Naxals fire upon IAF helicopter deployed to rescue injured jawans

On 24 June, information began to be received that a heavy exchange of fire was on between Naxals and a combined party comprising of Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guards (DRG) of Police in Tondamarka in Sukma.

 

Sukma encounter: One more police jawan dies, toll climbs to three

A police jawan injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district succumbed to injuries on Sunday.

CAF jawan attempts suicide in Chhattisgarh

The CAF jawan is currently admitted in the district`s hospital for treatment.

Two STF men killed, 5 injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma
Two STF men killed, 5 injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

A joint operation against the Maoists is ongoing in the state where police is claiming to have killed 15-20 Maoists. Nine Maoists have been arrested during the operations. 
 

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.