A Congress leader claimed that Dinesh Patel, who was killed in the Naxal ambush on a Congress convoy last month, had sent an SMS to party leaders that a "major disclosure" about the state govt would be made on June 15.
Former Union Minister and Congress veteran VC Shukla, who suffered bullet injuries in the deadly Naxal attack that eliminated Chhattisgarh party leadership over a fortnight ago, died on Tuesday after developing multi-organ failure.
Congress leader Ajit Jogi has filed a defamation case against Madhya Pradesh BJP unit president Narendra Singh Tomar for his remark that Jogi was apparently involved in the conspiracy to attack Congress leaders in Bastar.
There is a "high probability" of political leaders coming under a Chhattisgarh-type attack during their panchayat poll campaign in Maoist-hit Jangalmahal in West Bengal, intelligence sources have indicated.
BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Chhattisgarh government led by Raman Singh deserves compliment for dealing effectively with Maoists despite not getting the desired support from the Centre.
Government should not talk to the Naxalites who are behaving like a "rogue state", Union Minister Milind Deora on Friday said, seeking an aggressive and cohesive security response against Maoist cadres.
After the massacre of 27 people, including Congress leaders, in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday said that full protection will be given to politicians working in Naxal-affected states.