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.

Strong strategy would be devised against Naxals: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that a strong strategy would be devised to deal with the Naxalism.

Ahead of Rajnath visit, 2 CAF jawans injured in IED blast

Ahead of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit here tomorrow, two jawans of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by naxals in insurgency-hit Sukma district Friday.

Centre has no plan to ban beef across country: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Thursday that the Centre has no plan to ban beef across the country, amidst a row over Maharashtra government's decision to ban beef.

Manohar Parrikar to visit Raipur tomorrow for public event

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will visit Chhattisgarh capital Raipur on Wednesday to inaugurate an exhibition-cum-fair showcasing the achievements of Narendra Modi-led NDA government.

Mandatory for govt employees in rural C'garh to have toilets

Chhattisgarh Government has made it mandatory for its employees posted in rural areas to build toilets at their residences to spread awareness about the importance of hygiene in remote areas.

Chhattisgarh govt begins probe into boy's death due to "sunstroke"

The Chhattisgarh Government has initiated an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old boy due to "dehydration and sunstroke" in the forests of Surguja district with Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday terming the incident as "horrific".

Jiram valley attack: Congress to observe 'martyrdom day' Monday

For the second consecutive year, the Congress party in Chhattisgarh will observe 'martyrdom day' on Monday to pay homage to the victims, including senior state party leaders, of May 25 Jiram valley Naxal attack.

Senior Chhattisgarh Congress leader Khunte booked for cheating

The police have registered a case of cheating against former Member of Parliament and Chhattisgarh Congress vice president PR Khunte, a police official said on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh to observe 'Anti-Terrorism Day' on May 21

Chhattisgarh government would observe 'Anti-terrorism Day' in the state on May 21, which marks the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

CRPF jawan deployed for anti-Naxal ops in CG kills self

A CRPF jawan deployed in the anti-Naxal operations grid in Chhattisgarh today allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service rifle.

Meet supergirl Damini who made 38 paintings in an hour with her toes!

Meet Damini, a physically handicapped girl who registered a world record in her name by painting 38 paintings in an hour with her feet fingers.

Man burns children to death in Chhattisgarh after woman resists rape

Two children were allegedly burnt to death by a man after their aunt successfully managed to resist being raped by him in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Monday, a senior police official said here.

Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh
Sukma hostage crisis: Rajnath Singh calls Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

After one of the 250 villagers abducted by Maoists was killed in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Dantewada on yesterday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday had a telephonic conversation with state Chief Minister Raman Singh over the incident.

IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad hold nerves to beat Delhi Daredevils, move to fourth place
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad hold nerves to beat Delhi Daredevils, move to fourth place

Moises Henriques' gritty fifty and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar's crafty bowling helped SunRisers Hyderabad stay in the hunt for the playoffs as they beat Delhi Daredevils by 6 runs in a hard-fought IPL cricket match, here on Saturday.

Maoists abduct villagers hours before PM Modi's visit, free all but one beaten to death in Chhattisgarh
Maoists abduct villagers hours before PM Modi's visit, free all but one beaten to death in Chhattisgarh

The hostage-taking incident in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district has ended. One hostage was killed, while others were set free by the Maoists after abducting nearly 250 people on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada.

IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...

Sunrisers Hyderabad hold their nerves to win the match in last over by six runs at Raipur. A 91-run partnership between Kedar Jadhav and Saurabh Tiwary almost won the match fror Delhi, but the experienced Ishant Sharma did the job for Hyderabad. With that Delhi Daredevils are out.

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.

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh confirms Maoists holding over 200 hostages
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh confirms Maoists holding over 200 hostages

A hostage situation is continuing since last night in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh where around 250 villagers were seized by Maoist rebels on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada.

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.