Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a meeting of 20th Central Zonal Council on security where he held discussions on infrastructure and Naxal menace with chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday said his sentiments were hurt on learning that blood-stained uniforms and boots of paramilitary personnel killed in a Maoist attack were found in a garbage dump at a government hospital in Chhattisgarh.
Supporting changes in the mandate and functions of the plan panel to suit the needs of states, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday said a constitutionally-formed body can replace the panel which should analyse and distribute funds to the states.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Thursday informed that a DIG-level departmental enquiry would be carried out into the recovery from a garbage dump the blood-stained uniforms of CRPF personnel who were killed in Sukma Naxal attack.
The Chhattisgarh government on Thursday ordered a magisterial probe into the recovery of blood stained uniforms and shoes -- of CRPF personnel killed in recent Naxal ambush in Sukma -- from a garbage dump here in a government hospital premises where their autopsies took place.
Raipur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Chhattisgarh to take stock of the situation a day after the worst Naxal attack, on Tuesday said that the Naxal violence is a national problem and it will be dealt with sternly.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday described the death of 13 tribal women in botched sterilisation surgeries in his state as 'unfortunate' and said the state government has taken necessary action against the erring officials in this connection.
Over 400 Congress workers were detained on Thursday when they tried to gherao Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's residence in Raipur demanding his resignation and dismissal of Health Minister Amar Agrawal over botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district.