Chhattisgarh News

Naxal leader killed, four ultras held, at least 20 vehicles torched in Chhattisgarh

Naxals on Tuesday set on fire at least 20 vehicles and machines engaged in mining work in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Two jawans hurt in pressure bomb blast set off by Maoists

Two security personnel, one of them belonging to Central Reserve Police Force's specialised unit CoBRA, were injured in a pressure bomb blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Tuesday, police said.

Woman among four Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Four Naxals, including a woman, were arrested in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Kanker district on Tuesday.

Naxals torch private bus in Chhattisgarh; passengers unhurt

Naxals torched a private travel bus in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, after asking its passengers to alight on Tuesday.

Naxals torch bus in Dantewada, none hurt

Naxals on Sunday set on fire a bus after asking its occupants to alight in Dantewada district.

Security forces gun down 4 women Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Four women Naxalswere killed in a gun battle in Sukma District on Sunday morning.

Chhattisgarh to give Rs 5 lakh to kin of Naxal victims

In a detailed order, government announced rehabilitation packages for surrendered naxals and those who have been affected by it, state Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra said.

Chhattisgarh: BJP pips Cong to bag Mayor post in Birgaon civic poll

The polling for a single municipal corporation in the state was held on November 16 in which about 65 per cent of the 78,707 voters had exercised their franchise.

Two Naxals gunned down in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

The operation was based on the information about the location of Maoist commander Hidma, who is the head of 1st military battalion of Naxals, in the region.

Modi's 'Smart City' idea is passé, Chhattisgarh's big plan - 'Super Smart City' Bhilai
Modi's 'Smart City' idea is passé, Chhattisgarh's big plan - 'Super Smart City' Bhilai

Bhilai's prestige is set to get enhanced further with the setting up of the Indian Institute of Technology this year.

60 percent polling in municipal corporation in Chhattisgarh

About 60 percent of the 78,707 registered voters exercised their franchise in Birgaon Municipal Corporation.

Two wanted Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Two wanted Naxals were arrested in a joint operation by local police and BSF in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said on Sunday.

Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh: Police

Seven Maoists have surrendered in insurgency hit Sukma district of Chhattisharh.

In his 'mann ki baat', Raman Singh says will focus on children's safety and quality education

He further expressed concern over the safety of children, referring to the death of five students during their school sponsored tour in Chhattisgarh's Gariyaband.

Women cops being trained in disposing IEDs to combat Naxals

The training centre transforms a police personnel into a commando in 45 days who can take on Naxalites in a rough terrain.

110 tehsils drought-hit in Chhattisgarh; Rs 4,000-cr relief sought

Those districts where tehsils have been categorised drought-hit are Bemetara, Kawardha, Janjgir-Champa, Bastar, Kondagaon, Kanker, Kanker district and Narayanpur.

Chhattisgarh: Security forces gun-down three Maoists

Three Maoists were gunned down by the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday.

AAP condemns alleged rape of tribal women by security forces in Chhattisgarh

Condemning the alleged rape of tribal women in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district by security forces last month, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said such incidents would only worsen the problem of Naxalism in the state.

Naxals torch 12 vehicles in Chhattisgarh: Police

Naxals set ablaze a bus after asking its passengers to alight and also fired at another bus in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said on Friday.

Three CRPF jawans hurt in pressure bomb blast in Chhattisgarh

Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were today injured when a pressure bomb planted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district exploded, police said.

Man kills wife, her paramour in Chhattisgarh

A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and her paramour in Chhattisgarh.

CRPF jawan shoots himself dead in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service weapon at the paramilitary camp in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said today.

Maoists kill CRPF jawan in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan was killed and another was injured in a Maoist attack in Sukma district on Sunday evening.

1 CRPF jawan killed, 1 injured in gunbattle with Maoists

A CRPF jawan was killed in a gun battle with naxals in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Upset with 'anti-people' acts, Maoist couple surrenders

 A Maoist couple carrying cash reward on their heads, today surrendered along with weapons here citing disappointment with the "anti-people" activities by the outlawed CPI (Maoist) in Bastar, police said.

Muslim man lends cheer to Durga Puja in Raigarh

In an unique example of communal harmony, a Muslim man has been presiding over Durga Puja celebrations in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district for the past 23 years.

BJP MP's brother arrested in attempt to murder case

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Ranvijay Singh Judeo's younger brother, who was wanted in an attempt to murder case, has been arrested from the forests of Chhattisgarh's tribal-dominated Jashpur district, police said on Friday.

Police seek to gain control in Bastar as Naxal unit weakens

With a key Maoist unit in Bastar plagued by infighting and killing of its senior leader, the police is leaving no stone unturned to gain control of the areas.

BJP leader's son dies of swine flu in Chhattisgarh

Senior BJP leader and MP Chandulal Sahu's son Thursday died of swine flu at a private hospital here, taking the death toll due to H1N1 virus in Chhattisgarh this year to 34.

Chhattisgarh mulls to run 74 model schools under PPP mode

Chhattisgarh government is contemplating to run its 74 model schools under Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode.