updated 12:07 PM UTC, Jun 27, 2017

Three hardcore Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:14
Raipur/Jagdalpur: Three hardcore Maoists were shot dead in a gunfight between police and the left-wing ultras in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday, police said.The bodies of all three insurgents were recovered from the spot as well as a significant amount…

Maoists attack ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh

Friday, 10 June 2016 10:58
Raipur: Maoist rebels on Thursday fired rockets and opened fire at an ITBP camp in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh.Senior Superintendent of Police of Kondagaon Santosh Singh said the three-hour-long attack was launched at the company base of the Indo-Tibetan Border…

Maoist blast kills seven CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:55
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh): Seven CRPF troopers were killed on Wednesday when Maoists used hidden explosives to destroy their truck in a remote part of Chhattisgarh, police said.The impact of the improvised explosive device used in the attack was so powerful that…

56 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Saturday, 12 March 2016 09:41
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh): As many as 56 Maoist guerrillas surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region on Friday while in a separate incident three central paramilitary personnel were wounded in a tunnel explosion.In the first incident, three members including deputy commandant of 217…

Maoist 'platoon commander' gunned down in Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 11:05
Raipur: A self-styled Maoist platoon commander, who had a reward of Rs.1 lakh on his head, was shot dead by police in a gun battle on Monday in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, officials said.Bastar Inspector General of Police S.R.P. Kalluri and…

Sayeed was a seasoned politician: Raman Singh

Thursday, 07 January 2016 16:59
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was a seasoned politician and a soft-spoken person.As chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Sayeed worked for the welfare of the people of the state, and rendered valuable…

Showers break winter dry spell in Chandigarh and environs

Friday, 11 December 2015 13:08
Chandigarh: Light showers broke the dry winter spell in Chandigarh and surrounding areas of Punjab and Haryana on Friday.The rainfall started in Chandigarh early on Friday, giving people a feel of the winter. The skies remained overcast later in the…

Maoists kill four policemen in Chhattisgarh

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 11:36
Raipur: Four policemen who were kidnapped by Maoists were found dead on Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a minister said.State Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra said the Maoists murdered the four policemen.He called it a cowardice on the part of the…

Villages face hard times after de-allocation of mines

Thursday, 02 July 2015 16:46
Raigarh (Chhatisgarh): For 34-year-old Sadhram Sidar, the only solace now is the two-odd acres of farming land he owns. That’s the only possession he has he can fall back on in tough times like these, when he is out of…

Government doing little for farmers, common man: Rahul Gandhi

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 16:02
Raipur: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi here on Tuesday slammed the Chhattisgarh and central governments for taking a lead in exploiting farmers but lagging behind in ensuring their development.Speaking on the last day his two-day visit to the state, Gandhi…