Kanker

  • Naxals trigger landmine blast in Kanker, none hurt 17-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Naxals triggered a landmine blast on Thursday in insurgency-hit Kanker Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh when a polling party escorted by security forces was returning after conducting elections in the region. However, no injuries or causalities were reported in the blast. "The incident took place under Bhanupratappur police station limits...
  • Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi over 'snoopgate' 09-04-2014 08:49 PM

    Attacking Narendra Modi over the "snoopgate" controversy, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday questioned the BJP prime ministerial candidate's commitment to women empowerment. "The leader from Gujarat" is involved in "phone tapping of girls", he said at a rally in Kanker, adding those forces who have been attacking women...
  • Three wanted Naxalites fall victim in hands of Chhattisgarh police 20-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Three wanted Naxals, including two women, surrendered before police in Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday. The cadres who surrendered were active in Kanker region, Superintendent of Police, R N Dash told reporters. The three were identified as - Ganbatti Nureti (31),Somari (21) and Dharam Singh (30). Ganbatti, a...
  • Re-polling at two Antagarh booths on November 23 21-11-2013 12:22 AM

    Re-polling at two booths in Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarhs Maoist-hit Kanker district will be held on Saturday, an official said on Wednesday. Voting did not take place at these booths in the first phase held on 11 November due to Naxal resistance. The Election Commission has decided to hold...
  • Chhattisgarh polls: First phase ends amidst low voter turnout 11-11-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Voting for the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls in 18 constituencies ended amidst a low voter turnout. There was no voter turnout in 42 polling booths in Sukma where polling booths are located inside security camps. As per the Election Commission data released at 1pm, 33 per...
  • Chhattisgarh polls live: 15-20 IEDs recovered in Kanker, other areas; 13 pc voting till 11 am 11-11-2013 08:17 AM

    Jagdalpur: 2:10 pm: The encounter between Naxals and security forces that continued for over 5 hours in Kanker has ended. 12:55 pm: There has been no voter turnout in 42 polling booths in Sukma. Here polling booths are located inside security camps. 11:55 am: The Chhattisgarh DGP has said that...
  • Lady Maoist cadre carrying a cash award arrested 15-10-2013 10:43 PM

    Raipur: A lady Maoist carrying a cash award was arrested from her in-laws' house in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said. Sonai Boga (26) was nabbed from her in laws' place at Bhursatrahul village under Bhanupratappur police station limits, sub-Divisional Officer of Police Tarkeshwar Patel said. Acting on...
  • Four Naxals get seven years in prison for attacking police 05-09-2013 07:18 PM

    Raipur:A court in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Thursday awarded seven years' imprisonment to four Naxals, arrested last year on the charge of attacking a police team in the jungles of north Bastar. Additional District and Sessions Judge Hemant Saraf held Manesh Markam, Visambhar Sahu, Rahul Kumar Baghel and Mahendra Kumar...
  • IndusInd Bank opens two new branches 26-07-2013 02:52 PM

    Private sector lender IndusInd Bank opened two new branches in Patna on Friday, taking the total branches in the city to five. The two branches are located in Kanker Bagh and Rajendra Nagar, the bank said in a statement. With the opening of these two branches, the number of branches...
  • Chhattisgarh: Two policemen killed in a Naxal attack 27-04-2013 11:19 AM

    Raipur: Two police personnel were killed in a Naxal attack in Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday. The incident took place when a joint contingent of the BSF and district force were on a combing operation in the jungles of Tadoti Police Station area of the district, Kanker Superintendent...