Chhattisgarh Congress to protest against Polavaram project today

Alleging that the Polavaram dam project that is planned to be set up on Godavari river in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, would affect parts of Chhattisgarh, Congress has organised a protest at Konta in Sukma district on Wednesday over the issue.

Seven jawans killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

Seven policemen were on Saturday killed and ten persons injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in the Maoist hotbed of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

Delay in sending choppers to encounter site cost lives: Cong MP

 A Congress member in Lok Sabha on Monday asked the government to explain the reported delay in rushing IAF helicopters to the site of last week's CRPF-Maoist encounter in Chhattisgarh that claimed the lives of 14 security personnel, saying the time-lag was the main reason for the fatalities.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Slain CRPF jawans' blood-stained uniforms found in dustbin
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Slain CRPF jawans' blood-stained uniforms found in dustbin

In a shocking incident, the uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday.

Naxals fired on CRPF party from tree-mounted LMGs in Sukma

Naxals are suspected to have used tree-mounted light machine guns (LMGs) to spray bullets and kill 14 CRPF personnel who were passing through a village during the encounter in Sukma.

Choppers not rushed as landing area in Sukma not sanitised: IAF

 The IAF on Tuesday said it could not swiftly deploy helicopters yesterday to the area where Maoists attacked a CRPF team in Chattisgarh killing 14 personnel since there was no clarity that the landing spot in the dense forests was sanitised.

Naxal attack: Govt will deal with issue seriously, says Rijiju

Shortly after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh killed 13 CRPF personnel, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Monday said that the government is seriously looking into the issue.

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter

A naxal was on Wednesday gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.

Four suspended for supply of rotten food items in Naxal-hit area

Four government officials were suspended for supply of rotten food items in Jagargunda region of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Naxals ambush came after major operation by security forces

Naxal attack in Sukma appeared to have caught security forces by surprise as it came just a day after expiry of a deadline following anti-Maoist operation which ended on March 10 in Chhattisgarh.

Naxal attack: Congress gives call for Chhattisgarh bandh

The Opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has called for a state bandh on March 14 in view of the Naxal attack in Sukma district.

MP govt to give Rs 10L to kin of 3 jawans killed in Naxal strike

The Madhya Pradesh government announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the kin of the three jawans from the state who were killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.

CPI(M) condemns killing of security personnel in Naxal attack

The CPI(M) condemned the killing of 15 security personnel and a civilian in a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh, saying it highlighted the "inadequacies" of the security strategy.

Alert in MP districts after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday sounded an alert in Naxal-affected districts of Balaghat and Singrauli in the aftermath of a deadly Maoist attack in neighbouring Chhattisgarh.

Troopers came under heavy fire: CRPF DG

CRPF on Tuesday said its personnel who were ambushed in an early morning Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh came under heavy fire when they were moving for a road sanitisation task in Sukma district.

Maoist attack a "senseless act of violence": Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed as a "senseless act of violence" the Maoist attack on security personnel in Sukma district of Chattisgarh.

Naxal wanted in scribe`s killing nabbed in Chhattisgarh

A Naxal allegedly involved in the killing of a journalist earlier this year was arrested from Maoist-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh polls: CRPF man injured in Naxal attack

A CRPF man was injured in an encounter with Naxals in Maoist-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, police said.

Chhattisgarh polls: Non-adherence to SOP cost BSF troops their life

Non-compliance of Standard Operating Procedures in Naxal violence-affected areas led to the death of two BSF troopers and a civilian driver in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Two cops injured in Maoist bomb explosion in Chhattisgarh

Two police personnel were injured when a pressure bomb laid by Maoist exploded in Sukma district of South Chhattisgarh today, the police said.