Chhattisgarh News

Police arrest goat in Chhattisgarh – know why
Police arrest goat in Chhattisgarh – know why

An unusual incident has come to the fore from Chhattisgarh's Korea district.

Tape row: Congress seeks explanation from Ajit Jogi
Tape row: Congress seeks explanation from Ajit Jogi

Congress has sought an explanation from former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi over alleged "fixing" of a bypoll, an issue that has seen the expulsion of his son Amit Jogi from the party last month.

43 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

According to police these Naxals were involved in several incidents.

Shocking! AAP leader gets letter threatening to burn her alive
Shocking! AAP leader gets letter threatening to burn her alive

The AAP leader has accused IG SRP Kalluri of instigating Bastar residents for the threat letters, the online news portal pradesh18.com reported.

Four killed in road mishap in Chhattisgarh

 Four persons, including a minor girl, were killed in an accident involving two motorcycles in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said

One Naxalite killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh, arms recovered
One Naxalite killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh, arms recovered

One Naxalite has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Kanker District of Chhattisgarh in early morning hours today.

Nineteen Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

A muzzle loading gun, 11 iron rods, loudspeaker, wireless receiver, electric wire and other material were recovered from the Naxals.

‘If I die, nobody will call me a prostitute’: Rape victim who killed self after taunts, prolonged legal battle
‘If I die, nobody will call me a prostitute’: Rape victim who killed self after taunts, prolonged legal battle

“If I die, nobody will call me a prostitute anymore.” These were the last words of the rape victim in Bhilai, who committed suicide after a one-year-long legal battle and taunts from locals. 

Two women among three Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh

Three Naxals, including two women, were on Saturday gunned down by security forces at two different places in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar division.

Post of Special DG created to tackle Naxal menace in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh has constituted a post of Special DGP to effectively combat Left Wing Extremism in the state .

Woman murdered on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Chhattisgarh

Last evening, Kamla had gone to the accused's place where they had consumed liquor together and an altercation broke out between them over the issue (miscarriage of the first child).

CRPF jawan injured in Improvised Explosive Device blast in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan on Saturday injured in a pressure bomb blast laid by naxals on an under-construction route in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said.

Naxal commander killed in encounter with police

 A Naxalite commander carrying a reward of Rs one lakh on his head was killed in an encounter with police in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district

Police play hosts as surrendered Naxals marry in Chhattisgarh; wedding gifts include a job
Police play hosts as surrendered Naxals marry in Chhattisgarh; wedding gifts include a job

Recently, Jagdalpur- the biggest town in south Chhattisgarh – was the venue for a special wedding.

New audio tape featuring Chhattisgarh Congress chief surfaces

A new audio tape containing purported conversations between Chhattisgarh Congress president Bhupesh Baghel and Firoz Siddhiqui, a former loyalist of ex-Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, has surfaced.

Unity and harmony are imperative for India's development: PM Narendra Modi
Unity and harmony are imperative for India's development: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the World was looking at India with a sense of hope.

20th National Youth Festival from Jan 12 in Chhattisgarh

Over 6000 youths from across the country will gather at the upcoming-capital Naya Raipur of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday for the 20th National Youth Festival.

Chhattisgarh Congress demands security for its leaders

The Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) has written a letter to the Director General of Police (DGP), demanding security for its leaders in wake of the audio-tape controversy and the action taken by the party against Amit Jogi.

Naxals torch four vehicles of private firm in Chhattisgarh

Naxals allegedly set on fire four vehicles of a private firm engaged in a road construction work in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Friday, police said.

Abducted Pune students freed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh
Abducted Pune students freed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Three abducted Pune students have been released by Maoists and are said to be safe at Chintalnar police camp. All three youths were on a bicycle tour when they were abducted from Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

Three Pune students who were on a cycle-tour abducted by Maoists in Chhattisgarh
Three Pune students who were on a cycle-tour abducted by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

These students, from Pune, were on a peace tour  of Maharashtra, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. The students were supposed to reach Malkangiri in Odisha on January 10. 

Shocking: Cops stage 'fake Maoists surrender' for publicity?
Shocking: Cops stage 'fake Maoists surrender' for publicity?

Chhattisgarh police have been accused of roping in innocent villagers to surrender before the cameras for cheap publicity.

Chhattisgarh audio tape controversy: Election Commission orders probe, demands report to be submitted by Jan 7
Chhattisgarh audio tape controversy: Election Commission orders probe, demands report to be submitted by Jan 7

The Election Commission has ordered probe over allegations that that money exchanged hands to ensure that the BJP won the Antagarh assembly byelection in 2014.

Congress demands Raman Singh's resignation

 The Congress on Wednesday demanded that Chattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh resign over an allegation that money was offered to a Congress candidate to make him withdraw from the fray in an Assembly election.

Assembly poll fixing: Congress demands Raman Singh's resignation

The Congress also demanded a probe into the matter.

Was Chhattisgarh 2014 Antagarh Assembly bypoll 'fixed' by BJP, Congress?
Was Chhattisgarh 2014 Antagarh Assembly bypoll 'fixed' by BJP, Congress?

BJP has retained the Naxal-hit Antagarh constituency in Chhattisgarh with its candidate Bhojraj Naag winning the bypoll in 2014.

23 Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

Altogether 23 cadres, including 3 women, turned themselves in before senior police and administrative officials.

Woman Naxal held in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

The rebel was carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head.

Nine Congress leaders expelled in Chhattisgarh

The main opposition Congress in the state has fielded its young face Devendra Yadav for the mayoral post in the Bhilai Municipal Corporation which saw polling today. 

Over 75 percent polling in 11 urban bodies elections in Chhattisgarh

A high voter turnout of over 75 per cent was recorded in eleven urban bodies in Chhattisgarh.