Sonia Gandhi concerned over continuing Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday expressed grave concern over continuing Naxal attacks in Chhatisgarh in the wake of killing of seven policemen in a fresh incident in Sukma district.

BJP sets up LED screen giving info on membership drive at HQ

With its membership drive extended by a month, BJP has installed a digital screen outside its party headquarters giving the number of new members enrolled and missed calls received.

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Chhatisgarh: 103 civic bodies to go for polls in final phase on Wednesday

 A total of 103 Urban Bodies, including 20 municipal councils and 83 nagar panchayats, will go to poll in the second and final phase on Wednesday for which over 6000 candidates are in the fray.

Five Naxals surrender in Chhatisgarh

Five ultras, including three women who were carrying reward on their heads, have surrendered in Naxal hit Kondagaon and Narayanpur districts of Chhatishgarh district, police said on Saturday.

Sadhvi refuses to comment on her controversial remarks

Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Saturday refused to comment on the controversy generated by the remarks made by her at a public meeting in Delhi.

472 Naxals surrendered this year, highest in 3 years: Govt

A total 472 Naxals have surrendered to security forces in Maoist-affected states so far this year, highest in last three years.

Two minor ashram inmates sodomised; superintendent booked

A 76-year-old hostel superintendent of government aided ashram here has been booked for allegedly sodomising two minor tribal inmates, police said Monday.

Explosive-laden vehicle seized in Durgapur

Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations in West Bengal, a vehicle laden with explosives and bearing Chhatisgarh registration number was seized in Durgapur area of Burdwan district on Thursday.

Lata Mangeshkar has right to express her feelings: Modi

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed Congress for not having respect for singer Lata Mangeshkar, and said she was entitled to air her views.

C`garh gets its first rural call centre in Kanker

The Chhatisgarh government has commenced its first rural call centre in the tribal-dominated Kanker district, aiming to provide employment to youths from the remote areas of the insurgency-hit zone.

Raid at illegal coal depots in Chhatisgarh

Three illegal coal depots in Bilaspur were raided from where over 1,000 tonnes of coal worth about Rs one crore was seized, police said on Tuesday.

10 Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

At least ten suspected Naxal rebels were killed and several others injured in an encounter with security forces in Maoist-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

Dantewada court acquits all 13 accused in Maoist attack case

A Dantewada district court on Tuesday acquitted all the 13 accused due to lack of evidence in a Maoist attack case in 2010.

Spl anti-Naxal force for Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhatisgarh

Four Naxal-affected states will raise specialised forces trained in guerilla warfare on the lines of the much acclaimed `Greyhounds`, a special police unit in Andhra Pradesh.

C`garh CM condemns rapes at Kanker school

state Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said even death sentence was not enough punishment for the offenders.

Chhattisgarh government paid Kareena Kapoor Rs.1.40 crore for dance show

The Chhattisgarh government admitted Thursday that it paid a whopping sum of Rs.1.40 crore to Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor for one performance.

Two Naxalites held in Kanker during separate search operations

Two Maoists were arrested from Naxalite-infested Kanker district in Chhatisgarh during two separate joint search operations conducted by security forces, the police said on Saturday.

Chhatisgarh safe for tourists: Tourism Board

Although the state is plagued by Maoist violence, the ultras "never" disturb tourists, Chhatisgarh Tourism Board said.

Collector abduction: Mediators agree on some points

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said that there was some progress in the talks with Maoists for the release of abducted Sukma Collector Alex Paul Menon.