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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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17 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh


June 29th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places in Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.Four Maoists ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda’s favourite fort returns to life


June 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Cartoonist Mario Miranda, who had brought to life the Reis Magos Fort in a sketch, could not live long enough to see his favourite structure restored ... Read more...

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Maoist strike cripples Chhattisgarh, 8 cops injured (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) A shutdown called by Maoists crippled life in parts of Chhattisgarh Wednesday, with the rebels attacking and injuring eight policemen, resorting to firing, torching vehicles and ... Read more...

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Tantrik beheads boy for ‘divine powers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 'tantrik' who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh plans Rs.8-crore media blitz to rid ‘naxal’ tag


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) has earmarked Rs.8 crore on a publicity blitz to rid the state of the naxal tag, which affects its tourism prospects.Speaking ... Read more...

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Mario was to inaugurate fort on Goa liberation day


December 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, who died Sunday, was due to inaugurate a newly-renovated fort of Reis Magos near here on the 50th anniversary of the liberation ... Read more...

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States on high alert after Kishanji killing (Roundup)


November 25th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Security forces were on high alert in several states Friday, fearing Maoist violence a day after the killing of the top rebel leader popularly ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on high alert after Kishanji’s killing


November 25th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Thousands of police and paramilitary troopers were put on high alert Friday in Chhattisgarh for fear of possible retaliation by Maoists, a day after the killing ... Read more...

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Maoists oppose Chhattisgarh’s foundation anniversary


October 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 28 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has opposed Chhattisgarh's foundation anniversary Nov 1 and asked the people in its strongholds to stay away from the ... Read more...

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Five bombs found in Chhattisgarh


September 26th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) A search team of para-military forces and the Chhattisgarh police Monday found five bombs on a jungle road in Maoist insurgency-hit Bastar region's Kanker district, police ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on alert against Maoist strike


August 14th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Chhattisgarh Sunday and security strengthened as the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) threatened to disrupt Independence Day functions Monday, police ... Read more...

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Bastar deserted due to Maoist shutdown


July 29th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 29 (IANS) The second day of a week-long shutdown, called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) to protest the security forces' action against them, Friday hit ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to absorb SPOs in police


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Friday approved a proposal to absorb special police officers (SPOs) as constables in the regular police force in ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears 28 projects worth Rs.8,622 crore investments


July 14th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday cleared 28 investment proposals collectively valued at Rs.8,622 crore with an employment potential for about 23,000 people, state industries minister Murgesh Nirani ... Read more...

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Supreme Court order will hit anti-Maoist drive: Chhattisgarh officers


July 5th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Hours after the Supreme Court asked Chhattisgarh, one of India's states most affected by Maoist violence, to stop recruiting tribals as special police officers (SPOs), ... Read more...

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Maoist ‘protest week’ hits life in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A 'protest week' called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in Chhattisgarh hit life in the state's many districts as it began Monday, police ... Read more...

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Maoist protest week hits life in Chhattisgarh interiors


July 4th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A protest week called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) began Monday in Chhattisgarh, hitting life in the state's vast forested interiors, police said."The ... Read more...

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10 Chhattisgarh cops killed in Maoist attack (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) In yet another attack, 10 policemen were killed and three sustained injuries in a powerful landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, ... Read more...

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Maoists shutdown hits life in Chhattisgarh interiors


May 21st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 21 (IANS) A two-day shutdown called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has hit life in forested interiors of Chhattisgarh, particularly the sprawling Bastar region, police ... Read more...

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By-poll ahead, but no one’s campaigning in Bastar interiors


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) They talk big, but no politician, not even the candidates, are campaigning in the interiors of Bastar for fear of Maoists ahead of the Lok ... Read more...

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Karnataka most corrupt state: Rahul Gandhi


April 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Karnataka), April 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said Karnataka has become the most corrupt state and urged Youth Congress workers to take the lead in ... Read more...

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Day of hectic activity in Karnataka Congress, BJP


April 20th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan arrived in Karnataka Tuesday on different missions.While Gandhi is here to ... Read more...

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Maoists desperate for repeat of Dantewada massacre: Police


March 18th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 18 (IANS) The Maoists are desperate to carry out attacks on policemen, similar to the one carried out in Dantewada on April 6 last year in which 76 ... Read more...

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Goa speaker wants financial autonomy for assembly complex care


March 17th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Goa legislative assembly Speaker Pratapsingh Rane Thursday demanded financial autonomy for the maintenance of the assembly complex, complaining that the lifts in the main building failed ... Read more...

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TCS unveils cloud-computing solution in Karnataka


March 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday unveiled cloud-based computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Karnataka.Covering the entire spectrum of business ... Read more...

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667 Maoist attacks killed 590 in Chhattisgarh: police


March 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Police say 590 people, including 298 security personnel - most of them paramilitary troopers, have been killed in 667 Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh since 2009."A total ... Read more...

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No illegal corundum mining in Chhattisgarh: Chief minister


March 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has not received any complaint of illegal mining of corundum, found in leftist insurgency-hit forested pockets in the state, Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Three armed Maoists held in Chhattisgarh


March 5th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 4 (IANS) Three armed Maoists were held Friday in a forested pocket in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.The arrest were made from Pakhanjoor area in Kanker district ... Read more...

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Job information on cell phone for Karnataka villagers


March 4th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) Those looking for employment in Karnataka's rural areas would soon be using their cell phones to hunt for jobs.The cell phone turning into a job hunting ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh probes engineer’s donation to Maoists


February 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The case of a donation made by a government official to the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) was being probed by the Chhattisgarh police, state Home Minister ... Read more...

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Maoists kill villager, blast Chitrakot police post (Second Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Maoists killed a civilian in Chhattisgarh and blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot in separate incidents Monday. They also blocked a national ... Read more...

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Maoists blast Chitrakot police post, disrupt Bastar life (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Maoists in Chhattisgarh blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot, blocked a national highway and disrupted life in the interiors of Bastar region ... Read more...

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Maoists blast in tourist destination Chitrakot


February 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Maoists in Chhattisgarh blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot, blocked a national highway and disrupted life in the interiors of Bastar region ... Read more...

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