Chhattisgarh govt to penalise public smokers

 Chhattisgarh government has decided to take stringent legal action against those found smoking at public places in the state.

Raman Singh demands defence equipment industry in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has demanded setting up of defence equipment manufacturing industry in the state.

Three Maoists surrender in Bastar

Three hardcore Maoists, including two women, who were allegedly involved in the deadly Jiram valley and Tadmetla Maoist attacks, surrendered on Monday in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Bastar district.

Shankaracharya Vs Sai Baba: Clashes erupt at Dharma Sansad in Kawadha

The ongoing spat between Shirdi Sai Baba devotees and Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati turned uglier on Monday when a scuffle broke out between their followers during a “Dharma Sansad” (Religious Parliament) organised at Kawardha in Chhattisgarh.

Terror suspect Sheikh Abdul Naeem escapes from police custody in Chhattisgarh

An alleged terrorist escaped from police custody on Sunday by jumping off a moving train in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh district.

CRPF jawan injured in face-off with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

A CRPF jawan was injured in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said on Sunday.

Congress slams Chhattisgarh`s BJP govt over human trafficking

Opposition Congress said the BJP Government in Chhattisgarh has failed to curb human trafficking in the state, where over 17,000 girls and women have gone missing.

Three naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Three naxals, including a woman cadre, were arrested from different places in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Shirdi Trust not to send its representative to dharma parishad

Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan today turned down Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati`s invitation asking them to send a representative to attend a `dharma parishad` in Chhattisgarh, beginning Sunday.

Chhattisgarh govt plans to build nearly 1 lakh toilets in 3 months

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s call, the Chhattisgarh government will be constructing nearly one lakh "pucca" toilets in next three months, with the state government already having drafted a plan for the purpose.

Senior SAIL official commits suicide at his residence

The Assistant General Manager of Steel Authority of India`s Bhilai Steel Plant allegedly was found dead at his residence in Chhattisgarh`s Durg district, the police said.

C`garh bypoll: Congress bracing for tough fight against upbeat BJP

ongress is likely to face an uphill task during next month`s by-poll for Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district where it suffered a blow at the hands of ruling BJP in last year`s Assembly elections.

Chhattisgarh bypoll: Cong bracing for tough fight against upbeat BJP

Congress is likely to face an uphill task during next month`s by-poll for Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district where it suffered a blow at the hands of ruling BJP in last year`s Assembly elections.

Chhattisgarh CM welcomes Centre`s decision to increase royalty on minerals

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh thanked the Centre for increasing royalty rates on minerals and said it will boost up the annual mineral revenue collection of the state to over Rs 4,000 crore in the current fiscal.

Four Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Four Maoists, including a former commander of Jan Militia group, surrendered in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal-hit Kondagaon district, police said on Thursday.

Cabinet approves mobile phone towers in 10 extremist-hit states

The union cabinet Wednesday approved provision of mobile phone services at 2,199 locations in 10 states affected by Left-wing extremism.

Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Seven Maoists, including their two self-styled hardcore deputy commanders, involved in serious criminal offences on Wednesday surrendered before the CRPF here.

School principal arrested for molesting girl students in Chhattisgarh

The principal of a private school has been arrested for allegedly molesting two girl students in Chhattisgarh`s Durg district, police said on Wendesday.

Modi effect: Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s call for `Clean India` initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools.

Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools

Responding to PM Narendra Modi`s call for `Clean India` initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools.

Three Cobra jawans injured in encounter with Naxals

Three Cobra jawans were on Wednesday injured in a gun-battle between paramilitary forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Dantewada district.

Three Cobra jawans injured in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Three Cobra jawans were on Tuesday injured in a gun-battle between paramilitary forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Dantewada district.

Maoist couple surrenders in Chhattisgarh

A Maoist couple, carrying a reward of Rs 3 lakh, surrendered in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Kondagaon district on Monday.

CRPF hoists flag at 2010 Dantewada ambush site

CRPF, which lost 75 men in a deadly naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada in 2010, unfurled the tri-colour at the same encounter spot as a mark of domination of the area on the occasion of the Independence Day.

Govt committed to bring development in Maoist-hit areas: Chhattisgarh CM

Chief Minister Raman Singh today stressed that the state government will overcome the hindrances in development in the left wing extremism (LWE) areas of the state while marching ahead in the path of inclusive growth.

Naxals trigger IED explosion; one CRPF jawan injured

A CRPF jawan was on Friday injured in an IED explosion triggered by naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

JMM authorises Shibu Soren to explore pre-poll alliance

JMM supremo Shibu Soren was today authorised by the party to take a final decision on matters relating to pre-poll alliance with "secular and progressive" political parties.

Woman gang-raped in Chhattisgarh

A 26-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentified youth, who dumped her in a half-naked and unconscious state near a canal in Chhattisgarh`s Bilaspur district, police said on Wednessday.

Two CRPF personnel killed in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit Bijapur district here on Sunday, the police said.

C`garh to offer special package to doctors in Naxal-hit areas

To overcome the acute shortage of doctors in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit regions, the state government is working on a "special package" to offer certain facilities, besides lucrative salary, to the specialists for their posting in such areas.