Chhattisgarh News

Farmer's suicide: Senior forest officer suspended in Raipur, two shunted

 A forest range officer was suspended and two other officials were transferred after a 35-year-old farmer committed suicide allegedly due to delay in getting compensation for his crop which was destroyed by elephants last year in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.

Three Maoists killed on Odisha-Chhattishgarh border

Three Maoists, including two women, were gunned down in an encounter with security personnel at Tandiki forest area close to the Malkangiri-Chhattisgarh border on Friday, police said.

Security stepped up in Chhattisgarh's Bastar in view of Naxals' 'martyrdom week'

Security in the naxal-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has been intensified in the view of a call given by maoists to observe a 'martyrdom week' from tomorrow, police said on Monday.

Security stepped up in Bastar in view of Naxals' 'martyrdom week'

Security in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh has been intensified in the view of a call given by Maoists to observe a 'martyrdom week' from tomorrow, police said on Monday.

Police bust Maoist urban support network in Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh police on Saturday claimed to have busted an alleged Maoist urban support network, with the arrest of five people including a Raipur-based scrap businessman, from separate places.

Chhattisgarh: No-confidence motion of Opposition defeated

 The Raman Singh-led government comfortably defeated the no-confidence motion moved by the main opposition Congress in the Chhattisgarh Assembly by 13 votes.

Centre against SIT probe into PDS rice scam in Chhattisgarh

The Centre on Friday said it will not set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Rs 36,000 crore PDS rice scam in Chhattisgarh.

Congress stages walkout from Chhattisgarh Assembly twice over school issues

Opposition Congress on Thursday staged walkout from Chhattisgarh Assembly twice to protest against government's decision to rationalise state-run schools and outsourcing to fill vacant posts of school teachers.

243 trafficking cases reported from Chhattisgarh: Minister

As many as many as 243 cases of human trafficking were reported from the state since 2010, including 17 cases of selling girls and women through New Delhi-based placement firm agencies, Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra informed the Assembly here on Wednesday.

22,949 cases of women exploitation in Chhattisgarh in 4 yrs

As many as 22,949 cases of exploitation of women have been registered in Chhattisgarh in past four years, state Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra informed the Assembly on Wednesday.

63 people killed in wild animal attacks in Chhattisgarh

As many as 63 people died in Chhattisgarh in wild animal attacks including those by elephants in past one year, Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda told the State Assembly on Wednesday.

Chhattisgarh Govt approves prosecution of two IAS officers

Chhattisgarh government has given nod for prosecution of two IAS officers allegedly involved in a "scam" in the Civil Supplies Corporation and sent a proposal to the Centre seeking its approval to move ahead in the case.

Congress moves no-trust motion against Raman Singh govt

Opposition Congress on Tuesday moved a no-confidence motion against the Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh Assembly, stating that it had lost confidence in the BJP-led dispensation over a "series of developments", including the multi-crore PDS scam.

Congress creates din in Chhattisgarh Assembly over civil supplies scam

The first day of the Monsoon session of Chhattisgarh Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes with the Opposition Congress demanding discussion on the alleged scam in state civil supplies department and also seeking a CBI probe into it.

Chhattisgarh: People from BPL families to be made computer literate

In a quest to create a 'Digital India', the people from down-trodden families in Chhattisgarh, particularly women, will soon be imparted the basic knowledge of computers under the Centre's e-literacy project.

Naxals' evil designs set alarm bells ringing for Chhattisgarh Police

In what could set alarm bells ringing for police in Chhattisgarh, particularly in Bastar, the Maoists are reportedly planning to intensify activities during the forthcoming "martyrdom week" when they pay tributes to their slain leaders.

Janpad panchayat chief booked for molesting minor girl, 4 held

Four persons, including a Janpad Panchayat member, were arrested for allegedly molesting a teenaged girl at a government-run hostel in Korba district of Chhattisgarh.

Maneka Gandhi launches 'One Stop Centre' for women in Chhattisgarh

 Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated a 'One stop Centre' for women who have been victims of various kinds of violence.

Petition filed in SC for CBI probe into alleged PDS scam in Chhattisgarh

In what may spell trouble for the Raman Singh government, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday demanding a CBI robe into the alleged scam in the Public distribution System (PDS) in Chhattisgarh.

Maneka Gandhi to inaugurate 'One-Stop Centre' in Chhattisgarh on Thursday

 Union Minister Maneka Gandhi will visit Chhattisgarh on Wednesday to inaugurate the newly-constructed 'One-Stop Centre' -?that is being touted as the first of its kind in the country -for women who are victims of violence.

Chhattisgarh: Maneka Gandhi to inaugurate 'One-Stop Centre' on Wednesday

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi will visit Chhattisgarh on Wednesday to inaugurate the newly-constructed 'One-Stop Centre' -?that is being touted as the first of its kind in the country -?for women who are victims of violence.

Raman Singh condemns killing of police officers by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

 Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday condemned the killing of four police officers by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur area saying that the main aim of the Naxalites is to spread terror.

Chhattisgarh CM condemns killing of policemen by Naxals

The killing of four policemen in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district is an "act of cowardice" and shows the frustration of Naxals over the action being taken by the administration against them, Chief Minister Raman Singh said here on Wednesday.

Naxals kill 4 abducted policemen after 'Jan Adalat' in jungles of Chhattisgarh

Yet another bloody chapter was added to the fight between the government and Naxals in the jungles of Chhattisgarh after the outlawed ultras have killed four policemen they had abducted on July 13 from Kutru in Bijapur district.

Maoists abduct four policemen in Chhattisgarh

Maoist guerrillas have abducted four police personnel at gun point in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district, police said on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh: Efforts on to trace 6 policemen abducted by Naxals

The Chhattisgarh Police is making hectic efforts to trace six police officials abducted by a group of armed Naxals from the insurgency-hit Bijapur district.

Two CRPF personnel injured in IED blast set off by Naxals

Two CRPF personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector, were today injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Chhattisgarh: Two CRPF personnel injured in IED blast set off by Naxals

 Two CRPF personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector, were on Monday injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

One STF jawan injured in gun-battle in Chhattisgarh

A Special Task Force (STF) jawan was on Sunday injured in a gun-battle between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.

'Drunk' teacher scribbles 'Daaru Piyo' on blackboard, asks students to repeat
'Drunk' teacher scribbles 'Daaru Piyo' on blackboard, asks students to repeat

In a bizarre incident, a government school teacher in Korea district of Chhattisgarh wrote 'Daaru Piyo' (consume liquor) on blackboard and asked the students to repeat it after him.