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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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Tell Chhattisgarh to provide security to agency teams, CBI asks apex court


September 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday sought a Supreme Court direction to the Chhattisgarh government for adequate "safety and security arrangements" for its teams undertaking a probe into ... Read more...

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‘Fertile land won’t be acquired for power plants’


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government suffered a major blow on the industrialisation front as the state's high court at Bilaspur annulled the acquisition of farmland for four power ... Read more...

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Bureaucracy holding up Agra’s air connectivity?


August 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to simplify caste certification process


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up a high-powered committee to suggest ways to simplify the caste certification procedure, administration sources said Wednesday.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tribals issued invalid caste certificates


August 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has been left embarrassed after discovering that hundreds of thousands of caste certificates it has issued to tribals were invalid.The certificates became useless ... Read more...

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SC calls for answersheets of Chhattisgarh judges’ exam


August 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Chhattisgarh government to place before it the original answersheets of some candidates who cleared an exam for recruitment of ... Read more...

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Don’t touch policy-making power, Chhattisgarh tells SC


August 1st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Wednesday said in the Supreme Court that the government should continue to have the freedom to frame policies for the "alienation, transfer and allocation ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh on rampant uterus-removal surgeries


July 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on reports that doctors in the state were unnecessarily removing women's uteruses to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh RTI activist shot at, in stable condition


July 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out ... Read more...

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Special police teams to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has set up special investigative teams of the police to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders as part of stepped up security in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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Complaints of rampant corruption in J&K;, says BJP


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said people who met the party's delegation to Jammu and Kashmir complained of rampant corruption in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists


May 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh for major offensive against Maoists


May 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 15 (IANS) Security forces are set to launch a major offensive against Maoists in Chhattisgarh following renewed violence by the guerrillas, official sources said Monday.Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Salwa Judum never existed: Raman Singh


May 4th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, who arrived here Friday after the release of abducted district collector Alex Paul Menon a day earlier, said there ... Read more...

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Raman Singh denies any secret deal with Maoists (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday denied any secret agreement with Maoists in exchange for Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and said that a ... Read more...

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No secret deal with Maoists: Raman Singh


May 4th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday said no secret agreements had been made with Maoists in exchange for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex ... Read more...

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Maoists finally free a fatigued Menon (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoists freed abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening, ending a 13-day hostage crisis after mediators brokered a deal with the Chhattisgarh government.After three ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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Maoists to release abducted collector Thursday


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment ... Read more...

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Maoists to release collector Thursday (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Menon Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may be freed Wednesday (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may walk free Wednesday


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Sukma collector may be released soon (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon in the next 48 hours seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh district collector’s release likely


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a ... Read more...

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Mediators resume talks for release of Sukma collector


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) Mediators resumed talks here Monday for a consensus on the release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, as Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh discussed ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Mediators meet fail to break deadlock (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoists interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators ended their meeting here Sunday night here but failed to find way out to ensure release of Sukma collector ... Read more...

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Sukma collector safe, say mediators after meeting Maoists


April 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is safe, two interlocutors who met Maoists in their jungle hideout said Sunday, adding the rebels had replied to the ... Read more...

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Armed Maoists receive interlocutors in Chhattisgarh jungle (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Armed Maoists received both of their interlocutors, bearing the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands for release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, in ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Maoists’ mediators fly to Bastar


April 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Exactly a week after Maoists abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon at gun point, two interlocutors named by them Saturday flew in to Bastar ... Read more...

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Mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands, justify abduction (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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