Chhattisgarh

Youth killed; villagers thrashed by naxals in Chhattisgarh

Friday, February 03, 2017

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Raipur: A group of Maoists killed a 25-year-old youth who wanted to join the police force and allegedly thrashed several others at a village in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh after locals refused to support their activities, police said today. The incident took place yesterday in the forests near Burdikarka village under Kuakonda police station limits, …

Transferred, as she didn’t sing with the GM

Monday, January 23, 2017

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A lady clerk working in Railways was issued a show cause notice as she didn’t sing a song with the GM at midnight. She had refused to sing with the South East railway zone GM, Satyendra Prakash. The notice adds that she wont be allowed to participate in any events for next six months. She …

6.40 lakh LPG connections distributed to BPL women in Chhattisgarh

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

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Raipur: About 6.40 lakh LPG connections were distributed so far to women from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday reviewed the progress under ‘Ujjwala scheme’ during a meeting at his official residence, a government official here said. The food department officials informed that …

Two held with Rs 3.50 lakh cash of naxals

Friday, December 23, 2016

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Two Naxal aides were arrested on Friday from Dhamtari district and Rs 3.50 lakh cash in valid currencies and explosives were seized from them, police said. “Naxal associates Tikeshwar and Bajrang were arrested from Ghoragaon and Rs 3.50 lakh cash and explosives including a 10 kg tiffin bomb, two gelatin sticks and five detonators were seized,” …

Chhattisgarh government exempts purchase of card swipe machines from VAT

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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Raipur: In a bid to promote cashless transactions in Chhattisgarh, the state government has decided to exempt purchase of card swipe machine from Value Added Tax (VAT). “The cabinet in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday decided to fully exempt card swipe machine from VAT to encourage cashless transaction in the …

Dr. Raman Singh completes 13 years as CM in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Raipur: Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has completed an uninterrupted 13-year rule in the Naxal-hit state riding on welfare schemes and infrastructural development amid challenges like civil supply scam, botched sterilisation surgery and alleged fake Maoist encounters. Having an image of a “gentleman politician“,Singh earned nationwide popularity for his several schemes, particularly public distribution …

Supreme Court asks centre and Chhattisgarh govt to find ‘a peaceful solution’ to Naxal issue

Friday, November 11, 2016

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and Chhattisgarh government to find a peaceful solution to the Naxal problem in the state and adopt a “pragmatic” approach towards life. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and Adarsh Goel said there has to be some peaceful solution to this problem after Chhattisgarh …

PM Modi unveils statue of Deendayal Upadhyay in Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

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Raipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled the statue of Jan Sangh idealogue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in Raipur. The Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Chhattisgarh on the state’s foundation day, also inaugurated the Jungle Safari park developed in an area of 320-hectares in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the state. …

Chhattisgarh govt open for dialogue with naxals

Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Sunday said they are ready to hold a dialogue with Naxals under the purview of democracy and constitution. “Mutual dialogue is the foundation of democracy. The state government is ready for the talk with any side, including Maoists, to solve the Naxal issue. “Government’s doors for talks with Naxals are …

Two Naxals killed in gunbattle in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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Two Naxals have been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Chhattisgarh‘s Sukma district on Tuesday. “The encounter took place early Tuesday morning in the dense forest of Fulbadgi Police Station area while a joint team of security forces was out in an anti-Maoist operation,” Sukma Superintendent of Police Indira Kalyan Elesela said. A …

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