Chhattisgarh

Innocent farmers being used for political motive: Chhattisgarh CM

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Raipur/New Delhi: Expressing grief over the deaths of five farmers in violent protests in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said innocent farmers are being used for political motives. “This is a sad event, and as Chief Minister Shivraj Singh has said, there is political influence in it. The innocent […]

Bastar Police give shelter to children affected by Naxal attacks

Friday, June 02, 2017

Recently, during a search in the Chandameta area of Darbha block in Bastar, police and paramilitary personnel apprehended three minor boys of a village due to their suspicious behaviour. The boys were taken to the local police station with their families and were later released from police custody. The boys, however, refused to return to […]

Seven Naxal supporters caught in Narayanpur

Sunday, May 28, 2017

At least seven suspected Naxals, including three women, were caught after an encounter took place between security forces and the militants in Chhattisgarh‘s Narayanpur district last night. ALSO READ: 49.3 degree Celsius in Bilaspur, highest ever in the state The incident took place near Tekanar village. The firing started after Naxals ambushed a police party who […]

49.3 degree Celsius in Bilaspur, highest ever in the state

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Heat wave in Bilaspur intensified with record breaking maximum temperature of 49.3-degree celsius on Monday. “The maximum temperature of 49.3 degrees Celsius recorded in Bilaspur on Monday is the highest ever temperature recorded in the state. Although, confirmation in this aspect is going on,” Prakash Kher, Director of Meteorological Center of Raipur said. ALSO READ: Two […]

Two CRPF jawans injured in blast triggered by Naxals

Friday, May 19, 2017

Raipur: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals at a forest in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Sukma district on Friday, police said. The incident took place this morning when a team of CRPF’s 2nd battalion was out on an anti-Maoist operation in a forest area under Kerlapal police […]

Former rebel helped nab 8 Naxals: Chhattisgarh Police

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sukma: Sukma Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena on Wednesday said the arrest of eight Naxalites from Chhattisgarh’s Chintalnar and Chintagufa areas was made possible with the help of former Naxalite Podiam Panda. “He (Panda) revealed information about some Naxals living in the villages and yesterday, eight people were arrested. Many more arrests will take place,” […]

Maoists ambush BSF search party in Pankhajur area of Chhattisgarh

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pankhajur: An encounter between Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and Naxals is underway in Chhattisgarh’s Pankhajur area. Further details are awaited. Earlier in May, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had reviewed the security situation in the state after twenty five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and five others were injured in the […]

Jail official suspended for allegedly posting police brutality on tribal girls

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Central Jail deputy jailer Varsha Dongre was on Saturday suspended for indiscipline. ALSO READ: Probe ordered over woman officers comment on social media The action was taken after her Facebook post on alleged police torture of minor tribal girls surfaced. The Chhattisgarh Government had earlier launched an inquiry against Dongre for her Facebook post in […]

Strict action against anyone involved in Naxal activity: Bastar DIG

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 4: After the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police apprehended four suspected Naxals in connection with the deadly Sukma attack, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Bastar police P. Sundarraj asserted that strict action will be taken against any person involved in Naxal activity. “Currently, the investigation is underway. After […]

Probe ordered over woman officer’s comment on social media

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Raipur: Chhattisgarh’s jail department on Wednesday ordered an inquiry over an “objectionable” comment reportedly posted by a woman officer on social media after the recent naxal attack in Sukma district. “A preliminary probe was ordered over an objectionable comment reportedly made by an assistant jail superintendent Varsha Dongre, posted at Raipur Central Jail, on a […]

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