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.

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.

Maoist commander killed by colleagues in Chhattisgarh: Police

A Maoist commander was allegedly killed by his colleagues in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district due to a reported rift in Maoist ranks in Bastar region of the neighboring Telangana state, a police official said here on Sunday.

Mining officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh

A mining officer has been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit Dantewada district.

Fortified police stations being set up in Chhattisgarh to combat Naxals

Gearing up for a strong offensive against left-wing extremism, Chhattisgarh police have claimed to have intensified the process of setting up 'fortified police stations' in Bastar region in order to strengthen security apparatus in the Naxal-hit area.

Bad weather delays Rajnath Singh's departure to Delhi from Chhattisgarh

Inclement weather forced the Raipur-bound plane of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to be flown back to Jagdalpur in Bastar district Sunday evening, which delayed his departure to Delhi by a couple of hours, a top official said.

Naxals obstacle to development: Rajnath Singh

Describing Naxals as obstacle to development, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said violence is not the way to express grievances and the Centre was ready for "any tough stand" to ensure peace.

Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up
Rajnath Singh to visit Bastar today, security beefed up

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh, will visit Bastar on Sunday where he is scheduled to inaugurate a newly built fortified police station in Sukma and visit a CRPF camp.

Chhattisgarh: Naxalite terrorism not allowing any marriages in Bastar

Naxalite terrorism is not allowing any marriages in Bastar, Chhattisgarh.

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.

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.

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Land of Bastar has shown a way of life to world: PM Modi in Dantewada

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a public meeting in Dantewada says that the land of Bastar has shown a way of life to the world.

Naxals oppose Modi's Chhattisgarh visit, create disturbances

Naxals went on rampage in several parts of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region, damaging rail tracks on Kirandul-Visakhapatnam route and blocking roads, as a part of their bandh call opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state today, police said.

PM urges Naxals to shun violence in Chhattisgarh: As it happened
PM urges Naxals to shun violence in Chhattisgarh: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh to take stock of socio-economic development initiatives being taken there.

Stage prepared for PM Modi's public rally in Raipur collapses, over 50 injured
Stage prepared for PM Modi's public rally in Raipur collapses, over 50 injured

At least 50 people were on Friday injured when a stage set up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Chhattisgarh's Bastar region here collapsed due to heavy thundershowers.

Centre directs tough action against Naxals

The Centre on Saturday reviewed the law and order situation in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh and asked the state government to take tough action against Naxals which struck thrice in the last fortnight killing eight security personnel in the state.

Police exchange fire with Naxals in Bastar, couple held

A gun battle took place between police and Naxals on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district in which no casualties were reported while a Naxal couple, allegedly involved in an attack on BSF post in Kanker district earlier this week was arrested.