CHHATTISGARH

  • Six 'disappointed' Naxals, including two women cadres, surrender in Chhattisgarh 2 days ago

    Raipur: Six Naxals, including two women cadres, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada and Kanker districts today, police said. While five Maoists, including a woman, turned themselves in before police in Dantewada district, another woman rebel surrendered in Kanker district. "The cadres in Dantewada, all deployed as 'Jan Militia' members, turned themselves in...
  • Sonia Gandhi turns 68 today, PM Modi wishes her a long life December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively. "In solidarity with the martyred Army and police personnel there, Sonia has asked Congresspersons not to celebrate her birthday," the party...
  • Sonia Gandhi decides not to celebrate her birthday this year December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively. "In solidarity with the martyred Army and police personnel there, Gandhi has asked Congresspersons not to celebrate her birthday," the party...
  • Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti meets family of soldier killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 6, 2014

    Kanpur: Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti met the family of a martyr who was killed in the attack by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on December 1. She met the family of CRPF Deputy Commandant BS Verma in Kanpur. Verma and Assistant Commandant Rajesh...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bilaspur sterilisation surgeries conducted in unhygenic conditions, says probe report December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after botched up sterlisation camp in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh killed thirteen women, a fact finding team which probed the incident has submitted its report. The team in its report has said that the surgeries were done in unhygienic conditions and doctors did not change gloves between operations....
  • Insult to CRPF martyrs: Is it time for heads to roll? December 5, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hospital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: CRPF martyrs insulted December 4, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hopital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • MHA forms SOPs committee to check Naxal operations December 4, 2014

    Raipur: Following the killing of 14 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgrah, the Home Ministry on Thursday formed a committee on Standard Operating Procedure for Naxal related activities. The seven-member committee will be headed by former DG CRPF K Vijay Kumar. The members will include officers from CRPF, IB, Home Ministry and State...
  • Deeply hurt with treatment meted out to Sukma martyrs, say family members December 4, 2014

    Family members of the CRPF jawans martyred in Chhattisgarh have said that they have been very hurt with the treatment meted out to the martyrs. "Their sacrifice has been dishonoured after his uniform was dumped in a dustbin," a family member said. ...
  • Uniforms of Sukma martyrs in a bin an insult to soldiers: D Raja December 4, 2014

    Reacting to the uniforms of Sukma martyrs found in garbage bin, CPI leader D Raja said, "Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must explain why such an incident took place in a state that's ruled by the BJP. It's an insult to soldiers in Chhattisgarh." ...
  • Chhattisgarh: Row over Sukma martyrs' uniforms a mischief by political parties, says DIG top boss December 4, 2014

    Raipur: A day after the after blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, the blame game has begun. DIG, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) called the act a mischief by...
  • Sukma martyrs' uniforms in garbage bin criminal negligence of highest order: Former CRPF DGP December 4, 2014

    Blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, sparking outrage on Wednesday. Former DGP Vikram Singh said, "These uniforms and these body parts are sacred and there is a system...
  • Chhattisgarh: Home Ministry steps in after Sukma martyrs' uniforms found in garbage dump December 4, 2014

    Chhattisgarh: The Home Ministry has sought a report from Chhattisgarh government after blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises. "After the incident, the bodies got stiff and during the post-mortem...
  • Chhattisgarh: Slain CRPF personnels' blood-stained uniforms found in hospital bin December 3, 2014

    Raipur: Blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, sparking outrage on Wednesday. Opposition Congress leaders said it showed "insensitivity and disrespect" of the authorities and demanded an apology from the...
  • News360: Minister Niranjan Jyoti apologises, Opposition demands her sacking December 2, 2014

    Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in a public rally on Monday. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. ...
  • Naxalism is a national challenge, we will succeed in tackling the menace: Rajnath Singh December 2, 2014

    Raipur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday paid homage to the 14 CRPF jawans who were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Singh announced compensation of Rs 38 lakh for the relatives of 14 CRPF jawans killed and Rs 65,000 each to 15 injured. The Home Minister, who visited...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed in naxal attack December 2, 2014

    The Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation on Monday. ...
  • Naxal attack on CRPF an attempt to weaken confidence of forces: Raman Singh December 2, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said, "Such incidents are aimed at weakening confidence of our forces." ...
  • News360: 13 CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to CRPF officers to take first hand account of what happened....
  • Odisha: Cycle pumps used for tubectomy in government medical camp, probe ordered December 1, 2014

    Angul: Close on the heels of the Chhattisgarh sterilisation episode, use of cycle pumps to dilate the cervix of women during tubectomy procedures at a camp in Odisha's Angul district has come to the fore. Taking serious note of the matter, the Odisha state government has ordered an administrative probe...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Two weeks after mishap, families still in mourning November 27, 2014

    It has been two weeks since the botched sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh killed 14 women. Devastated families feel that no amount of money can fill the void in their lives. ...
  • Botched surgeries: Congress takes up matter with President November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Alleging a cover-up, Congress has taken up with President Pranab Mukherjee the issue of the death of 14 women in botched up sterilisation surgeries in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh. AICC legal department secretary KC Mittal has sent a written communication in this regard to Mukherjee last evening and has sought an...
  • Chhattisgarh: Three security personnel injured in blast by Naxals November 21, 2014

    Raipur: Three security personnel, including a CRPF inspector, were on Friday injured in a pressure bomb blast by Naxals in Maoist-hit Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident occurred when a joint contingent of 168 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force and district force was carrying out an anti-Naxal operation...
  • Chhattisgarh government to adopt children of 14 women who died in Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy November 17, 2014

    Bilaspur: After the sterilisation tragedy in Bilaspur claimed the lives of 14 women, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to adopt the children of the women who died after the surgeries. The government has assured that it will make fixed deposits of Rs 2 lakh for all the children, fund their...
  • 'Women were lured to sterilisation camp with promise of money' November 16, 2014

    Bilaspur: The husband of a Baiga tribe woman who died after undergoing tubectomy at a government-organised sterilisation camp in Bilaspur district alleged that health workers put pressure on them and also held out a promise of money for consenting to the operation. "Auxillary nurse-midwives and mitanins (women health workers) told the...
  • Rahul Gandhi blames Chhattisgarh government for Bilaspur tradedy November 15, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi held the Raman Singh government responsible for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy in which 14 women have lost their live. He said, "This is not just negligence but role of corruption and its government's responsibility. The state government's sterilisation programme was not run properly. The state government...
  • Bilaspur: Rahul Gandhi meets affected families, blames government for deaths November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met the families who lost their family members to alleged medical negligence at a government sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district. Addressing the press after spending his day with the affected families, Gandhi blamed the Raman Singh government for the mishap. He also...
  • Sterilisation deaths in Bilaspur expose India's struggle with faulty drugs November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: The recent deaths of 15 people linked to a small pharmaceutical factory in Raipur have highlighted how easily adulterated drugs can enter the country's huge healthcare system. Experts say the government is underestimating the scale of the problem, hampering efforts to rein in abuses in one of the world's biggest...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Contaminated rat poison mixed drugs could have caused deaths November 15, 2014

    Bilaspur: Days after 14 women lost their lives within 24 hours of undergoing tubectomy in government sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, the state health authorities have revealed that medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, could have led to the deaths. "Prima facie it can be...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 14, 2014

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