Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh CM launches 'e-Jandarshan' for grievance redressal

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has launched an online platform -- 'e-Jandarshan' -- which will empower people in the state to seek speedy redressal of their grievances by reaching out to him directly via Google Hangouts.

PM Modi wishes people of Chhattisgarh on its 14th anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the people of Chhattisgarh and conveyed his best wishes on the 14th anniversary of the state's formation, which will be celebrated as 'Rajyotsav' from November 1-3 at Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital city of the state.

Two Naxal IED experts held in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxal cadres, expert at making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), were arrested from a village in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, police said Thursday.

Officials to use WhatsApp in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district

 Surajpur district administration of the state has asked its officials and employees to use mobile messaging application WhatsApp for rapid exchange of information and directives within the government machinery.

Officials to use WhatsApp in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district

Surajpur district administration of the state has asked its officials and employees to use mobile messaging application WhatsApp for rapid exchange of information and directives within the government machinery.

Two Maoists arrested by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Two wanted Maoists were arrested during a search operation by security forces in the insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

Two youths held for rape and murder of Chhattisgarh woman cop

Two youths, including the son of a police head constable, were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and murdering a woman cop in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said.

Chhattisgarh: 3 ultras surrender citing 'ill-treatment' by senior cadres

Three naxals, including a couple and a Maoist jan-militia commander, carrying rewards ranging from Rs 1-8 lakh for their arrest, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region on Monday, police said.

Two naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

Two naxals carrying a reward of Rs 10,000 each on their head surrendered in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Monday, police said.

Woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft in Raipur; 12 held

A 55-year-old woman was beaten to death in Chhattisgarh's Bemetara district allegedly by her family members who suspected her of practising 'black magic', police said on Monday.

Congress plans stir against changes in Chhattisgarh govt paddy policy

 The main opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh plans to stage an "economic blockade" to protest against the amendments introduced by the ruling BJP in the state's paddy procurement policy.

CRPF screens films in Naxal-hit areas to connect with tribals

Reaching out to tribals in Chhattisgarh's worst Maoist-hit Sukma district, CRPF has launched a new initiative of screening Bollywood movies for them as it feels that it would expose the people from the remote backward region to the mainstream.

Woman Naxal commander surrenders after brother persuades her

A dreaded woman Naxal commander surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division after she was persuaded by her brother, who is a police personnel.

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter

A naxal was on Wednesday gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.

Senior SAIL official commits suicide at his residence in Chhattisgarh​

The Assistant General Manager of Steel Authority of India's (SAIL) Bhilai Steel Plant allegedly was on Wednesday found dead at his residence in Chhattisgarh's Durg district, police said.

Chhattisgarh CM picks up nine 'gems' to further `Clean India` mission

Chief Minister Raman Singh has nominated nine eminent personalities from fields of art, culture, social service, and industry as 'nine gems' to ensure their significant contribution to the 'Clean India' campaign in Chhattisgarh.

Farmers protest against Chhattisgarh govt over paddy procurement

 Farmers under the banner of Chhattisgarh Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (CSKM) today staged a dharna at several places across the state protesting against the Chhattisgarh government's new adjustments in paddy procurement policy.

Senior CAF officer suspended after Naxals kill a jawan

 A senior officer was suspended for not taking standard security measures, after a jawan of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force was killed by Naxals in the state's insurgency-hit Sukma district today.

Senior Chhattisgarh Armed Force officer suspended after Naxals kill jawan

A senior officer was suspended for not taking standard security measures, after a jawan of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force was killed by Naxals in the state's insurgency-hit Sukma district today.

CAF jawan killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force jawan was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district on Saturday.

Four Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Four Naxals were arrested at separate places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bastar region, police said on Friday.

Worker killed in oxygen pipeline explosion at factory

A 50-year-old worker was killed when an oxygen pipeline exploded at a factory in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, police said on Thursday.

Naxal held; Maoist memorial demolished in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal was arrested by security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said Thursday.

Be present, SC tells Bihar, Chhattisgarh top officials

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the chief secretaries and police chiefs of Bihar and Chhattisgarh to be present in the court Oct 30 to answer why they did not comply with its direction on the missing children.

Chhattisgarh braces for cyclone 'Hudhud'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday directed officials to stay prepared to deal with any exigency arriving out from change in weather conditions in the state due to cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which is likely to hit coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha by tomorrow afternoon.

Bijapur Police confirm encounter killing of three women Maoists

Chhattisgarh Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sources have confirmed the death of three women Maoists in an encounter in the state's Bijapur District.

Three women Naxal killed in Chhattisgarh

Three women naxals were killed on Wednesday in a fierce gun-battle between the security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said.

Four suspended for supply of rotten food items in Naxal-hit area

Four government officials were suspended for supply of rotten food items in Jagargunda region of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Will hug Maoists if they give up violence: Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday said that he is ready to embrace Maoists if they give up their path of violence and join the mainstream of society.

Drive cautiously where pedestrian movement is high: Delhi court

Refusing to grant any relief to a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus driver for rash and negligent driving in BRT corridor, a court here said that drivers should be cautious in places where pedestrian movement is high.