Chhattisgarh News

Wanted Naxalite held in Chhattisgarh

A 40-year-old Naxalite, allegedly involved in major Maoist-related incidents including the attack on former MLA's house in insurgency hit Kanker district, was arrested from Chhattisgarh's Bhanupratappur region on Monday.

IED recovered in insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh

A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED), suspected to have planted by naxals, was found from a roadside near two security forces' camps in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district today.

IED recovered in Chhattisgarh

A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED), suspected to have planted by Naxals, was found from a roadside near two security forces' camps in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district on Monday.

Three Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district

A husband and wife couple were among three Maoists arrested on Sunday from separate places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district with police saying all three were carrying rewards on their head.

Directional mine recovered in Kanker

Security forces have recovered a powerful directional mine planted by naxals in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Kanker district.

'Red water' forces people in Chhattisgarh's Naxal hotbed to migrate

Nandaram Kunjam never imagined that one day he would be forced to leave his ancestral village in the Maoist hotbed here, not because of the Naxal terror, but due to the river water turning red due to effluents discharged into it after iron ore mining.

Four Naxal 'sympathisers' held in Chhattisgarh

Four suspected Naxal "sympathisers" were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district for their alleged involvement in torching of vehicles at a mining site in Korar region, police said today.

Nurse alleges gang-rape attempt in Raipur

A nurse at a local hospital has alleged that two unidentified persons made an attempt to rape her at her quarters in the Chhattisgarh state capital here, police said.

Nurse alleges gang-rape attempt in Raipur

A nurse at a local hospital has alleged that two unidentified persons made an attempt to rape her at her quarters in the Chhattisgarh state capital here, police said.

CRPF jawan commits suicide in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide today by shooting himself with his service weapon at a paramilitary camp in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said.

Chhattisgarh: BJP MLA's nephew, others booked for thrashing corporator

A corporator was allegedly beaten up by a BJP MLA's nephew and his friends over some issue in Chhattisgarh's Balodabazar district, police said on Tuesday.

Woman Naxal held after gun battle in Kanker

A woman Naxal was arrested after a gun battle between ultras and police in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh padyatra: Rahul Gandhi accuses NDA government of ignoring farmers, mocks PM Modi over 'achhe din'
Chhattisgarh padyatra: Rahul Gandhi accuses NDA government of ignoring farmers, mocks PM Modi over 'achhe din'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that it's achhe din (good days) for some industrialists and bad days for poor people in Chhattisgarh. 

Police Sub-Inspector injured in Naxal fire in Chhattisgarh

A police official was on Monday injured in a gun-battle between security personnel and Naxals in dense forests in this district of Chhattisgarh.

Amit Jogi has narrow escape after car turns turtle

Congress leader Amit Jogi had a narrow escape after his car skidded off the road and turned turtle en route to party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's rally in Chhattisgarh's Korba district on Monday.

Congress stands with you, Rahul Gandhi tells farmers in Chhattisgarh
Congress stands with you, Rahul Gandhi tells farmers in Chhattisgarh

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who began a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh on Monday to meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace, told tribals that his party stands with the poor.

Rahul Gandhi on C'garh visit from tomorrow, to take up farmers' issues

 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will embark on a two?day visit of Chhattisgarh from Monday during which he will meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace.

One Naxal killed, three held in gun-battle in Chhattisgarh
One Naxal killed, three held in gun-battle in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal was on Friday killed and three others were?arrested?in a gun-battle between the ultras and the security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma today.

Rahul Gandhi to tour Chhattisgarh villages from June 14

 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be on a two-day tour of Chhattisgarh from June 14, during which he will visit a number of places in the northern parts of the state to meet farmers affected by coal mining and power plant projects, party announced here on Tuesday.

Mining officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh

A mining officer has been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit Dantewada district.

Woman naxal held in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district

A 27-year-old woman Maoist, carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head, was arrested by a joint team of security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said on Tuesday.

Kin of surrendered Naxal killed in Chhattisgarh

 Brother of a surrendered naxal, who had claimed that ultras suffered a huge loss in Pidmel encounter with security forces, was murdered by Maoists today in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

BJP leader threatens CISF officials at Raipur Airport

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chhagan Mundra threatened Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officials after he was stopped from entering a high security enclosure at an airport here, a report said on Monday.

Two women Naxals killed in police encounter

Two women Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in Kondgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said.

Naxals assault trader in Dantewada

A jewellery trader was seriously injured when Naxals attacked him in Chhattisgarh's in insurgency-hit Dantewada district on Friday.

Fortified police stations being set up in Chhattisgarh to combat Naxals

Gearing up for a strong offensive against left-wing extremism, Chhattisgarh police have claimed to have intensified the process of setting up 'fortified police stations' in Bastar region in order to strengthen security apparatus in the Naxal-hit area.

Man who wanted son kills two daughters in Raipur

 A 32-year-old man allegedly killed his two minor daughters by throwing them into a well as he wanted a male child in Balod district of the state, police said on Wednesday.

Woman naxal killed in gun-fight with security forces in Chhattisgarh ​

A woman naxal was killed in a gun-fight with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur district on Tuesday, police said.

Bad weather delays Rajnath Singh's departure to Delhi from Chhattisgarh

Inclement weather forced the Raipur-bound plane of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to be flown back to Jagdalpur in Bastar district Sunday evening, which delayed his departure to Delhi by a couple of hours, a top official said.

Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up
Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh, will visit Bastar on Sunday where he is scheduled to inaugurate a newly built fortified police station in Sukma and visit a CRPF camp.