Chhattisgarh News

Ahead of Rajnath's visit, 2 IEDs recovered from Chhaittisgarh's Sukma district
Ahead of Rajnath's visit, 2 IEDs recovered from Chhaittisgarh's Sukma district

Ahead of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Chhaittisgarh on Saturday, security forces have recovered two powerful tiffin bombs from Naxal-hit Sukma district's Dornapal region.

Maoist IED blast: CAF constable killed, two others injured in Sukma
Maoist IED blast: CAF constable killed, two others injured in Sukma

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) constable was killed and two others injured in an IED blast triggered off by Maoists in the insurgency-hit Sukma district on Friday, just ahead of Union Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh's visit scheduled for Saturday.

Ahead of Rajnath visit, 2 CAF jawans injured in IED blast

Ahead of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit here tomorrow, two jawans of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by naxals in insurgency-hit Sukma district Friday.

Manohar Parrikar to visit Raipur tomorrow for public event

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit Chhattisgarh capital Raipur on Wednesday to inaugurate an exhibition-cum-fair showcasing the achievements of Narendra Modi-led NDA government.

Toilet at home must for govt employees in rural Chattisgarh

Imparting momentum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India mission, the BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government has made it mandatory for its employees in rural areas to have toilets at their houses in order to spread awareness about hygiene in remote areas.

Mandatory for govt employees in rural C'garh to have toilets

Chhattisgarh Government has made it mandatory for its employees posted in rural areas to build toilets at their residences to spread awareness about the importance of hygiene in remote areas.

Jiram valley attack: Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' today

For the second consecutive year, the Congress party in Chhattisgarh will observe 'martyrdom day' on Monday to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of May 25 Jiram valley Naxal attack.

Chhattisgarh govt begins probe into boy's death due to "sunstroke"

The Chhattisgarh Government has initiated an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old boy due to "dehydration and sunstroke" in the forests of Surguja district with Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday terming the incident as "horrific".

Jiram valley attack: Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' Monday

For the second consecutive year, the Congress party in Chhattisgarh will observe 'martyrdom day' on Monday to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of May 25 Jiram valley Naxal attack.

Modi govt diffused education by malicious controversies: Ahmad Patel

Congress on Sunday took a jibe at the Narendra Modi government saying diffusion of education through "myopic" and "malicious" controversies have been the hallmarks of it in one year of power.

Three new ministers in Chhattisgarh

Three new faces were included in the Raman Singh-led Chhattisgarh government on Friday in the long awaited Cabinet expansion.

Three new ministers inducted in Chhattisgarh Cabinet expansion
Three new ministers inducted in Chhattisgarh Cabinet expansion

In the first expansion of the 18-month-old BJP government in Chhattisgarh after it stormed to power for third consecutive time in 2013, three new ministers were on Friday inducted into the Raman Singh-led Cabinet, taking the strength to 13.

Senior Chhattisgarh Congress leader Khunte booked for cheating

The police have registered a case of cheating against former Member of Parliament and Chhattisgarh Congress vice president PR Khunte, a police official said on Thursday.

13 private hospitals in Chhattisgarh under scanner for 'irregularities'

The Chhattisgarh government has taken action against 13 private hospitals across the state for alleged failure to provide proper facilities to patients under the health insurance schemes.

Chhattisgarh to observe 'Anti-Terrorism Day' on May 21

Chhattisgarh government would observe 'Anti-terrorism Day' in the state on May 21, which marks the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Six get lifer for killing boy in human sacrifice ritual

A local court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to six people, including a couple, for killing a four-year-old boy in a human sacrifice ritual in 2014 in the state's Janjgir-Champa district.

5 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Five Maoists, including two women surrendered before police, a day after three police personnel and two Naxals were killed in a gun-battle with security personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.

Rajnath Singh may soon visit Naxal-affected Sukma in Chhattisgarh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh may soon visit Sukma, one of the worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh.

Tribal girl raped by headmaster in Chhattisgarh

A 15-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped several times over a period of three years by a government school headmaster in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district following which she became pregnant, police said on Monday.

Chhatisgarh: Two cops, Maoists killed in gunbattle in Bijapur
Chhatisgarh: Two cops, Maoists killed in gunbattle in Bijapur

 Two policemen and as many Maoists were on Sunday killed in a gunbattle between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.

Chhattisgarh DM in hot water for wearing sunglasses while receiving PM

Chhattisgarh IAS officer Amit Kataria, who wore a blue striped shirt and sunglasses while receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, has got a stern warning from the state government for violation of dress code and protocol.

Naxal involved in landmine blast held in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal, who was allegedly involved in attack on a police anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

Mild tremors in Chhattisgarh as strong quake jolts Nepal, India

Mild tremors were experienced in several cities of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday after a strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on Richter scale epicenter in Nepal shook several states in North and East India.

CRPF jawan deployed for anti-Naxal ops in CG kills self

A CRPF jawan deployed in the anti-Naxal operations grid in Chhattisgarh today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle.

Rail officer suspended for delay in dispatching PM's vehicles

A parcel supervisor of Bilaspur division of South East Central Railway was today suspended for the delay in transportation of bullet-proof vehicles of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy to New Delhi after his visit to Chhattisgarh two days ago.

Man burns children to death in Chhattisgarh after woman resists rape

Two children were allegedly burnt to death by a man after their aunt successfully managed to resist being raped by him in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Monday, a senior police official said here.

Chhattisgarh seeks Naga battalions to take on Naxals

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has sought battalions of Nagaland armed police force personnel, experts in jungle warfare, from the Union Home Ministry to take on Naxals in his state.

Anti-Maoist campaign to be launched in Bastar from May 25

'Salwa Judum' founder Mahendra Karma's son Chhavindra Karma and several leaders of the disbanded anti-Maoist civil militia will launch an anti-Maoist campaign in Bastar from May 25.

Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh
Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

After one of the 250 villagers abducted by Maoists was killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dantewada on yesterday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday had a telephonic conversation with state Chief Minister Raman Singh over the incident.

Macabre drama of death will end: PM Modi on Naxalism

Making the first prime ministerial visit in three decades to this Maoist hotbed, Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the ultras to shed the gun and put an end to mindless deaths in favour of peace.