CHHATTISGARH

  • Chhattisgarh: Police seizes branded fabric meant for making Maoist uniforms 4 days ago

    Raipur: Maoists have begun using branded fabrics to stitch their uniforms in Chhattisgarh's insurgency- hit Bastar region, a senior police official said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the Chhattisgarh state police seized a major haul of 'Raymond' brand fabric from Dantewada district and arrested a local trader while he was on way...
  • Chhattisgarh: Gunjan Sharma of Durg tops CGBSE 12th exams, Shreeya Agrawal of Janjgir 2nd 6 days ago

    Gunjan Sharma of Mansarowar HS School Janjgiri (BMY) Durg has topped the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education exam, the results of which were declared on April 21. Gunjan Sharma scored 97.6%. Shreeya Agrawal of Saraswati SMHS School Champa (Janjgir) has stood second with 96.2%. The third spot has been taken by...
  • Chhattisgarh: CGBSE 12th results 2015 to be declared today 6 days ago

    Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education will declare the class 12 results on April 21. The exam was held in March 2015 and after the results are declared the successful students will be eligible for higher education and can join either a general stream in a college or go for a...
  • BSF camp attack: Maoist couple nabbed in Chhattisgarh April 18, 2015

    Raipur: A Naxal couple, allegedly involved in the gun-battle at Chhote Baithiya BSF post in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district earlier this week, were arrested on Saturday. Dasru Pungati alias Vikram (35) and his wife Nirmala (38) were apprehended from Burgi Pipili village in the neighbouring Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, station house officer...
  • Amount should have been adjusted against the compensation: ADG of naxal operations April 15, 2015

    Additional Director General of the naxal operations in Chhattisgarh admitted that the indicident should not have happened and that the government will ensure it is never repeated again. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: Police demand money spent on last rites of SPO felled in an encounter with Naxals April 15, 2015

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh police was in the dock on Wednesday for demanding back Rs 10000 it had spent on performing the last rites of a Special Police Officer, felled in an encounter with Naxals, from his family, in a shocking case of insensitivity which triggered outrage. Kishore Pandey, a SPO, was killed...
  • Chhattisgarh government suspends officer who asked martyr's family to return money given for his funeral April 15, 2015

    Raipur: In a bid to control the damage done by notice sent to martyrs's family asking to return money, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday ordered the Superintendent of Police to be suspended for issuing the order. The family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey was asked to return Rs...
  • VK Singh terms order to recover money from martyr's family for his last rites a clerical error April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to protect the Chhattisgarh government from the embarrassment after it asked a martyr's family to return the money given for his last rites, Union Minister VK Singh termed it a clerical error. Singh said, "The Congress will blame us for everything. It doesn't mean they're...
  • Chhattisgarh Police withdraws order to recover money from SPO's family given for his last rites April 15, 2015

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh Police on Wednesday said they were withdrawing the order of recovering the money given to Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey's family for his last rites in 2011. Pandey was martyred in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh and his family was given Rs 10,000 for his last rites....
  • Martyred SPO's family asked to return Rs 10,000 given for his last rites April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, the family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey, who was martyred in a Naxal attack in 2011 in Chhattisgarh, has been asked to return Rs 10,000 given for his last rites. The money was used from the Police welfare fund. The family received the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 13, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 13, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Future Rafale deals will also be under government to government, says Parrikar April 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent visit to France negotiated with the government there to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on April 11, Modi announced that IAF would get 36 Rafale jets. ...
  • Sukma ambush in which 7 policemen were killed a result of tactical blunder: Sources April 13, 2015

    Raipur: After the Sukma encounter with Naxals on Saturday that left seven Special Task Force police personnel dead, an Additional Director General level officer is under the scanner for the ambush, said sources. According to the sources, the operation was reportedly controlled by the ADG without keeping...
  • Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the fourth consecutive Naxal attack in three days, four security personnel were killed and seven others injured on Monday when the rebels blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. The blast was triggered by the Naxals using 50 kg of explosives and took place on Cholnar-Kirandul road...
  • Chhattisgarh: Second Naxal attack in 24 hours, 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast in Dantewada April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the second Naxal attack in less than 24 hours, eight security personnel have been injured in a landmine blast triggered by the rebels in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The audacious attack in Kanker district took place barely two days after seven policemen of the Special Task Force were...
  • Government to honour policemen killed by Naxals with gallantry award April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has decided to confer gallantry awards on the security personnel who sacrificed their lives in the recent Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and said it would also extend benefits to their families. "We have decided to give them the gallantry award. We have also finalised other facilities to be...
  • Chhattisgarh: Third Naxal attack in 48 hours, BSF soldier killed in gunbattle in Kanker district April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the third Naxal attack in the last 48 hours, one Border Security Force soldier was killed in a gunbattle with the rebels in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Monday. A group of Naxals opened indiscriminate firing on security personnel who were carrying out patrolling in the proximity of Chhote...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of seven STF personnel killed in Sukma Naxal attack recovered April 12, 2015

    Raipur: More than 24 hours after the attack, police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven STF personnel killed on Saturday in a Naxal ambush in Polampalli forests in the insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Although bad weather and hostile terrain had hampered the evacuation operation this morning, the security forces...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals destroy 17 vehicles, machinery engaged in transportation of iron ore in Kanker district April 12, 2015

    Kanker: Naxals on Sunday torched off 17 vehicles and machinery engaged in transportation at an iron ore mine in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Earlier on Saturday evening, seven policemen were killed and a dozen were injured after Naxal ambushed them, triggering a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma district. Chhattisgarh has...
  • Bodies of policemen killed by Naxals still in jungle, Cong says Raman Singh regime insulting martyrs April 12, 2015

    Raipur: Politics is being played over the death of seven policemen in a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as the bodies of martyrs are reportedly still lying in the forest. The Congress called it a national shame and accused Raman Singh government of disrespecting martyrs. Seven policemen were killed and...
  • Naxals strike again; seven policemen dead, 12 injured in an ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Raipur: Seven policemen were killed and a dozen were injured on Saturday evening in a Naxal ambush, triggering a gunbattle in the dense jungles of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the Sukma district when a squad of state police Special Task...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: BSF soldier hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker March 29, 2015

    Raipur: A BSF soldier was injured when he accidentally stepped on a pressure bomb planted by naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, police said. The incident occurred between Sulangi and Siksod villages under Siksod police station limits this afternoon, Kanker Deputy SP (Anti-Naxal operation) Jayant Vaishnav said. On getting information...
  • Congress walks out on allowing government employees to attend RSS camps March 25, 2015

    Raipur: Opposition Congress on Wednesday staged a walkout from the state Assembly Raipur in protest against the BJP-led Chhattisgarh government's decision to allow its employees to participate in RSS camps, stating that the move will lead to "saffronisation" of the administration. Raising the issue in Zero Hour, Congress legislators Amit Jogi...
  • Education policy: States raise concern over no-detention till Class 8 March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Some states have expressed concern over the controversial no-detention policy up to Class-VIII, saying it has led to a sharp fall in academic exercise, at a high-level meeting on the proposed National Education Policy, consultations for which are expected to be over by December. At a meeting of state...
  • 2 security personnel killed, 12 injured in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker February 2, 2015

    Raipur: Two policemen have been killed and 12 injured when a team of Chhattisgarh Police and Border Security Force came under fire from Naxals in Kanker district on Monday evening. Security forces retaliated to the Naxal attack and a fierce encounter is still on. According to ADG, Naxal Operation, RK Vij...
  • Surajkund International Crafts Mela begins on Sunday January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Chhattisgarh is the theme state of the 29th Surajkund International Crafts Mela which begins on Sunday and will see participation of 18 countries. The event will be inaugurated on Sunday by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in the presence of Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Ministers Mahesh...
  • Traffic Police's jibe at Gadkari, poster shows him on scooter with helmet flying off January 16, 2015

    Raigarh: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's gaffe of not wearing a helmet while riding a scooter has came back in a humourous way in Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh. A traffic police poster issued by the police has a cartoon of the Union Minister riding a scooter, with the helmet flying...
  • World Bank to give aid for building toilets in Chhattisgarh January 15, 2015

    Raipur: World Bank will extend financial aid to build toilets in tribal-dominated villages of Chhattisgarh under Centre's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. World bank will give an aid of Rs 240 crore in next five years to the Centre for constructing toilets in households in the tribal areas and also for running...