Chhattisgarh News

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.

Naxal chief Ganapathi cornered in Chhattisgarh?
Naxal chief Ganapathi cornered in Chhattisgarh?

Top Naxal commander Ganapathy has been encircled by security forces in jungles of south Chhattisgarh, reports said on Monday.

Chhattisgarh police busts inter-state gang of truck thieves

Police has claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of truck thieves after the arrest of seven men, including an RTO agent, and seizure of 14 stolen trucks from them in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.

Maoist cadre arrested from Kanker district of Chhattisgarh

A Maoist cadre was arrested from insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Friday, police said.

Security forces asked to remain alert in Chhattisgarh

Security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region have been asked to remain extra cautious following inputs of a possibility of further strikes by the Naxals.

Naxal commander killed, police jawan injured in face-off in Rapur

Raipur: A Naxal deputy commander was killed and a police jawan injured in a fierce gun-battle between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said today.

Chhattisgarh govt to ensure toilets, potable water for all by 2018

 The Chhattisgarh government has set a target of ensuring toilet facilities and clean drinking water in every household in the state in the next four years.

Chhattisgarh IAS officers to teach students from Naxal-hit areas

Chhattisgarh's IAS officers, including the chief secretary, will take classes at a government-run residential school here meant for students from Maoist areas, to motivate them for better career prospects.

Chhattisgarh: One Naxalite held, two others surrender in Dantewada

A naxalite was arrested while two hardcore Maoists surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district on Monday, police said.

Man, wife, daughter killed after truck hits motorcycle

 A 48-year-old man, his wife and daughter were today killed after their motorcycle collided head-on against a truck in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district, police said.

Five-kg tiffin bomb unearthed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

A five kilogram tiffin bomb hidden beneath the soil on a road was recovered on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, 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 Saturday, police said.

Father, son die of electrocution in Chhattisgarh's Korba

An engineering student and his father died of electrocution in Chhattisgarh's Korba district Friday, police said.

Five Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district

In yet another blow to banned outfit CPI (Maoist) during its 'foundation week', five Naxals were on Friday arrested in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district.

Village 'kotwar' killed by Naxals; two ultras arrested

A village-level revenue official was brutally killed allegedly by Maoists, while two ultras were arrested in Chhattisgarh, police said Wednesday.

Four ultras surrender in Chhattisgarh during 'foundation week'

Four Naxals, including a woman, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kondagaon district on the sidelines of the 'foundation week' being observed by outlawed CPI (Maoist) to mark ten years of its inception.

Naxal arms dump unearthed, ammunition seized in Chhattisgarh

Security personnel unearthed an ammunition dump used by Naxals and recovered two firearms in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district Wednesday, police said.

SC seeks Chhattisgarh police action taken report on woman's complaint

The Supreme Court today sought a report from Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Bilaspur rpt Bilaspur, in Chhattisgarh along with all records, including status reports, and police action taken on the alleged gang rape of a woman advocate who tried to commit suicide before it on Monday.

Chhattisgarh woman lawyer alleges gang-rape, attempts suicide in Supreme Court
Chhattisgarh woman lawyer alleges gang-rape, attempts suicide in Supreme Court

A Chhattisgarh lawyer attempted to commit suicide in the Supreme Court premises claiming she was gang-raped, as per news reports on Monday.