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Chhattisgarh News

Seven Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces here on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh IAS officer arrested for bribery bid

An IAS officer, BL Agrawal, was arrested here on Tuesday allegedly for offering bribe to officials to "fix" a pending case against him in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court.

CBI arrests Chhattisgrah IAS officer BL Agrawal

CBI today arrested Principal Secretary in Chhattisgarh Government B L Agrawal and two others in connection with an alleged bribery case. It is alleged that Agrawal, an IAS officer of 1988 batch, wanted to "settle" a CBI probe against him.

Two cops get 4 years in jail for taking bribe

 A court in Chhattisgarh's Korba district has sentenced two police personnel to four years in jail for taking bribe.

Aggressive approach against Naxals to continue: New Bastar IG

Noting that Naxals are on "backfoot", newly-appointed Inspector General of Police (in-charge) Bastar Range Sundarraj P, who replaced controversial officer S R P Kalluri.

10 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Ten Maoists are believed to have been killed in a heavy exchange of fire when they attacked a police camp in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.

Five killed in Chhattisgarh road accident

At least five persons were killed in a road accident late on Sunday night in Chhattisgarh.

Jawan injured in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

A District Reserve Group jawan was today injured when a pressure bomb laid by Naxals went-off in a forest of Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

195 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

195 lower rung Naxals, including 24 women, on Sunday surrendered in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Chhattisgarh: IED blast kills CRPF jawan in Sukma
Chhattisgarh: IED blast kills CRPF jawan in Sukma

The two jawans were working on the safety of road construction when the incident took place.  

Three killed in landmine blast triggered by naxals

Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a dense forest pocket of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said today.

CRPF jawan, sniffer dog injured in pressure bomb blast in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan and a sniffer dog were on Thursday injured in a pressure bomb blast allegedly triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report
Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh`s tribal Bastar region.

Demonetisation gets a thumbs up in Chhattisgarh, BJP wins Bhilai-Charoda, Sarangarh mayoral posts
Demonetisation gets a thumbs up in Chhattisgarh, BJP wins Bhilai-Charoda, Sarangarh mayoral posts

In a big boost for the BJP government in Chhattisgarh led by of Dr Raman Singh, the ruling party on Friday won the Bhilai-Charoda and Sarangarh mayoral posts in the recent held civic polls here.

8,582 villages in Chhattisgarh become open defecation free
8,582 villages in Chhattisgarh become open defecation free

As many as 8,582 villages have so far been declared 'open defecation free' in Chhattisgarh, which is targeting to becoming an ODF state by October 2018.

Raman Singh completes 13-years as CM in Naxal-hit C'garh
Raman Singh completes 13-years as CM in Naxal-hit C'garh

Raman Singh said, "It was the blessings and trust of people that led the party to win three consecutive elections in the state. We do politics of development."

Rs 20 crore Naxals' black money deposited in Chhattisgarh banks
Rs 20 crore Naxals' black money deposited in Chhattisgarh banks

Police said if the money was found to be of Naxals, legal action will be taken against the bank account holders.

Chhattisgarh: CRPF SI killed in IED blast in Sukma

Two CRPF jawans were injured in an IED blast in Sukma yesterday.

14 bogies of goods train derail in Chhattisgarh, none hurt

At least 14 bogies of a goods train derailed here on Sunday, leading to disruption of rail traffic on the Howrah-Mumbai route, Railway officials said.

Five Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur
Five Naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

So far, bodies of 15 Maoists of their military formations have been recovered by the Bastar Police in this month as part of the ongoing `Mission 2016 Bastar`.

Winter Session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly to begin today

The winter session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly will begin today in Raipur.

SC to hear plea filed by DU professor accused of murder

Nandini Sundar has been named in a complaint by the wife of Shamnath Baghel, who was killed by Maoists last Friday in his village in Maoist-hit Bastar.

BSF seizes over Rs 5 lakh withdrawn currency in Chhattisgarh

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday said it seized over Rs 5 lakh "unaccounted" demonetised Rs 500 and 1,000 notes from a person travelling in bus in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district.

Try to find a peaceful solution to Naxal problem: SC to Centre, Chhattisgarh govt
Try to find a peaceful solution to Naxal problem: SC to Centre, Chhattisgarh govt

On November 7, Delhi University Professor Sundar, JNU professor Archana Prasad and others were booked on charges of murder of a tribal villager in Chhattisgarh.

Congress leader Ajay Singh's nephew beaten, attacked with axes to death by Naxals in Bijapur
Congress leader Ajay Singh's nephew beaten, attacked with axes to death by Naxals in Bijapur

In a tragic incident, senior Congress leader Ajay Singh's nephew was shot dead by Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh in the wee hours on Friday.

Policeman killed by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh
Policeman killed by suspected Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Assistant sub-inspector Narbad Boga (54) was killed around 6 PM near Chirchari village on Raipur-Nagpur national highway, police said.

Tribal villager killed by Naxals for protesting their activities in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

A tribal villager, who was at the forefront of a protest against Maoist activities in his village, was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said on Sunday.

PM Narendra Modi celebrates Bhai Dooj in Chhattisgarh's Naya Raipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday celebrated Bhai Dooj in Chhattisgarh and assured the women that he will continue to work for the welfare of Mother India.

PM Narendra Modi pitches for skill development to fuel growth

Pitching for the empowerment of the poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said skilled youth can pull themselves out of poverty and help fuel the engine of growth.