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Chhattisgarh News

Chhattisgarh using only its share of Mahanadi water: Raman Singh

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the Centre has convened a meeting of Chief Secretaries of Odisha and Chhattisgarh on Friday to consider various issues concerning water and projects in the Mahanadi Basin.

Ajit Jogi opens new front against Congress over Mahanadi dam
Ajit Jogi opens new front against Congress over Mahanadi dam

Jogi also trained his guns on the ruling BJP and alleged that the ruling party was also speaking in favour of Odisha.

12 ultras surrender in Chhattisgarh, cite disappointment with Maoist ideology

As many as 12 Naxals, including two women, today surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar district citing disappointment with the "empty" ideology of the outlawed CPI (Maoist), police said.

Two Maoists gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Police retaliated and the gunfight lasted for nearly an hour before rebels broke off and retreated into the deep jungles.

Four Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

Naxals opened fire on a joint team of district police and the CRPF in a forest near Tumrel village, under the Pamed police station jurisdiction, an official said.

Chhattisgarh Government fulfils dream of tribal girl affected by Maoist violence

A tribal girl with a tragic past has made it to the Indira Gandhi Agricultural University in Raipur with the help of Chhattisgarh Government`s scheme for the Naxal-affected children.

Naxals kill policeman in Chhattisgarh

Assistant Constable killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

Jiram valley attack suspect among three Naxals held in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district

Three Naxals, one of them allegedly involved in the 2013 Jiram valley attack that left 31 people, including several prominent Congress leaders, dead, were on Sunday arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.

Chhattisgarh CM moots idea of 'Dandakaranya' battalion for tribal youth
Chhattisgarh CM moots idea of 'Dandakaranya' battalion for tribal youth

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has suggested raising a 'Dandakaranya' battalion on the lines of the Naga regiment of Indian Army to facilitate entry of tribal youths from Maoist-hit Bastar in the armed forces.

 CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh
CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle at his camp in the Naxal violence affected Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh
CRPF jawan shoots himself in Chhattisgarh

Officials said that constable Tejvir Singh (32) of the 217th battalion of the force allegedly shot himself with his official INSA rifle at the Central Reserve Police Force camp in Konta area.

Three Naxals shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh
Three Naxals shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Three Naxals were today killed in a gun battle with security forces, which took place after the forces launched an operation to capture a Maoist commander who was said to be in the area.

Chhatisgarh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old

Raman Singh govt to take stern steps to control pollution

Girl's death in 'encounter': Chhattisgarh High Court orders fresh autopsy

The PIL claims that she was not a Naxal, and demands a special investigation team and a judicial inquiry, along with compensation of Rs 20 lakh for the family.

Former Congress leader Ajit Jogi names his political outfit as 'Chhattisgarh Janta Congress'
Former Congress leader Ajit Jogi names his political outfit as 'Chhattisgarh Janta Congress'

Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ajit Jogi was a member of the Congress Working Committee.

Man trampled to death by herd of elephants in Chhattisgarh

The thick forested northern Chhattisgarh, comprising Surguja, Korba, Raigarh, Jashpur and Korea districts, are notorious for human-elephant conflicts.

Against all odds: How Chhattisgarh government's 'Prayas' helped tribal student crack IIT-JEE
Against all odds: How Chhattisgarh government's 'Prayas' helped tribal student crack IIT-JEE

Where there is a will, there is a way - this inspiring proverb has yet again been proved right by Sunil Lakda, a tribal student from Chhattisgarh's Sarbuja village, who fought against all odds to achieve the feat of cracking the IITJEE exam courtesy the Chhattisgarh Government's 'Prayas Programme' - a special coaching initiative of the state's tribal welfare department.

'PM Modi brought magical change in entire nation in last two years'
'PM Modi brought magical change in entire nation in last two years'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh was on Saturday all gaga about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rule at the Centre, saying the latter has brought in `magical change` in the entire nation in the last two years.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Naxals to shun violence, join peace talks
Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Naxals to shun violence, join peace talks

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday appealed to Maoists to shun violence and join peace talks, saying if they give up arms, the government was ready to discuss all their demands.

Meet Savitri - an ordinary girl from Maoist stronghold who has cracked IIT JEE
Meet Savitri - an ordinary girl from Maoist stronghold who has cracked IIT JEE

Tribal girl Savitri Kashyap, who conquered all obstacles in life, cracked IITJEE, one of the toughest exams in the country.

Ajit Jogi resigns from primary membership of Congress party
Ajit Jogi resigns from primary membership of Congress party

Jogi had recently announced the formation of a new party in Chhattisgarh.

Eight Maoist guerrillas killed in Chhattisgarh, 3 cops injured

At least eight Maoist guerrillas were killed and many others injured in a gunfight with police in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, a senior police officer said. Three police personnel were also injured.

Chhattisgarh: Man beheads aunt for practicing 'black magic'

In a grisly incident, a 45-year-old woman was allegedly beheaded by her nephew on suspicion that she practiced "witchcraft" in a village in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said today.

Three police jawans injured in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Police suspect that some Naxals might have also been injured or killed in the gun battle as blood stains were found at the spot.

When Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh became 'personal guide' for children from Naxal-infested region
When Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh became 'personal guide' for children from Naxal-infested region

In a rare gesture aimed at bridging the gap between the VIPs and the common folks, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh became a ' personal guide' for around hundred children from Chhattisgarh's Naxal-infested Kondagaon region and took them for a tour of his residence.

Naxals attack ITBP troops with guns and rockets in Chhattisgarh
Naxals attack ITBP troops with guns and rockets in Chhattisgarh

More than 600 rounds of ammunition were fired from both sides, ANI reported citing ITBP.

Ajit Jogi forms new outfit, says he is "Independent" now
Ajit Jogi forms new outfit, says he is "Independent" now

The announcement marks the culmination of the long-drawn factionalism within the Chhatisgarh party unit led by Bhupesh Baghel.

Only Amit Jogi's wife, son and an MLA with him: Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday sought to play down the significance of party leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi charting out an independent course, saying only his "wife, son and an MLA" are with him and called his exit as "good" for the organisation.

Raman Singh-mukt Chhattisgarh is my aim: Rebel Congress leader Ajit Jogi
Raman Singh-mukt Chhattisgarh is my aim: Rebel Congress leader Ajit Jogi

"Only people like me and Amit Jogi, who don't fear anything, can fight Raman Singh government."

Development replaces fear in Jeeram Ghati in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district post 2013 Naxal attack
Development replaces fear in Jeeram Ghati in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district post 2013 Naxal attack

Life seems to be back on track in Jeeram Ghati region of Chhattisgarh's Bastar district, three years after the deadly attack by the Naxals on the convoy of Congress leadership, with development replacing fear among the people.