CHHATTISGARH

  • Chhattisgarh: BSF soldier hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker Yesterday

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • CCTV footage shows Chhattisgarh table tennis team coach dragging female member out of her room January 14, 2015

    In a shocking incident, CCTV footage showed a coach of the table tennis team from Chattisgarh dragging a female team member out of her room. In the footage the girl can be seen fighting with the coach. The incident happened during a table tennis sub junior tournament held in Rajahmundry,...
  • Two doctors under scanner for botched-up sterilisation surgeries in Jharkhand January 11, 2015

    Ranchi: In yet another case of botched-up sterlisation camp, two surgeons from Chatra district of Jharkhand are under the scanner for conducting operations on 43 women using torchlight. In November 2014, 14 women had died in 83 botched-up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. The doctors were conducting surgeries at a government...
  • Chhattisgarh: Eunuch Madhu Kinnar wins Raigarh mayoral election January 4, 2015

    Raigarh: A eunuch on Sunday scripted history by winning the Mayor's election in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh Municipal Corporation, defeating his nearest rival from BJP. Independent candidate Madhu Kinnar won the Mayoral election of the Raigarh Municipal Corporation by 4,537 votes against BJP's Mahaveer Guruji, an election official said. Madhu, 35, belonging to Dalit...
  • Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF jawans injured in an IED blast in Bastar area January 3, 2015

    Bastar: Two CRPF jawans were injured on Saturday in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh. The incident took place while a search operation was on in the naxal infested Bastar region. Last month, the naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing...
  • One policeman killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand December 24, 2014

    Ranchi: One head constable was killed and several policemen were injured in a Naxal attack in Chatra area of Jharkhand on Wednesday. The attack took place when on a police patrolling party was on its duty in the Naxal-affected Chatra district of the state. The attack comes a day after the results...
  • Yearender: Naxal strikes, sterilisation tragedy overshadowed 2014 for Chhattisgarh December 21, 2014

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh was in the news in 2014 for all the wrong reasons be it increasing Maoist strikes resulting in heavy losses to lives of security forces or the death of 13 young women after surgeries at state-run sterilisation camps in Bilaspur. The Raman Singh government remained busy warding off Opposition...
  • Six 'disappointed' Naxals, including two women cadres, surrender in Chhattisgarh December 18, 2014

    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. ...