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Andhra Maoists sneak into Chhattisgarh?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A large number of technical and explosive experts among the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh have entered Chhattisgarh with a view to attacking security forces, police sources ... Read more...

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Maoist base destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband ... Read more...

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Tribal group wants tribal CM in Chhattisgarh


August 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A tribal group, Sarva Adivasi Samaj, wants a tribal chief minister for Chhattisgarh."Adivasis are passing through a critical phase. Unless Chhattisgarh has an adivasi chief ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Maoist rebel surrenders in Chhattisgarh


August 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) A woman Maoist guerrilla has surrendered to the police in Chhattisgarh and accused the rebel leadership of using tribals for its own aims, said police Tuesday."Ramdai ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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High alert in Chhattisgarh


August 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) In view of the warning issued by the union home ministry and a recent spurt in violence by the Maoists, the Chhatisgarh government has stepped up ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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Congress team to probe civilians’ torture in Chhattisgarh


August 4th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Friday formed a five-member panel to probe into allegations that policemen went on rampage Aug 1 at a weekly market in a Maoist-dominated ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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Congress questions Maoist killings in Chhattisgarh


June 30th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Saturday formed a panel to probe Friday's killing of 19 Maoist insurgents by security forces saying the presence of women and ... 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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BJP leaders meet in Chhattisgarh


June 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 28 (IANS) A two-day brainstorming session of the Chhattisgarh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Thursday to decide a strategy for next year's assembly ... Read more...

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Maoists kill cop, civilian in Chhattisgarh


June 24th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) In stepped up violence, Maoists killed a civilian in violence-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh while they hacked to death a police constable in Rajnandgaon district Sunday, ... Read more...

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Maoists step up violence in Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) In stepped up violence during their ongoing protest week in Chhattisgarh, Maoist guerrillas have killed a labourer, triggered a powerful blast on a highway and threatened ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 2 BJP workers, driver in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday carried out a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triggering a powerful landmine ... Read more...

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Three arrested with tiger skins in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Three men were arrested with tiger skins while they were trying to sell these in Chhattisgarh, police said here Friday.According to police, the three men were ... Read more...

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59 MoUs for power plants in Chhattisgarh


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has roughly one-fifth of India's total known coal reserves, has signed 59 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) since January 2007 with various power plants, ... Read more...

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498 killed in Maoist violence since March 2010: Chhattisgarh


March 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) As many as 498 people were killed in Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh since March 2010, the state assembly was informed Wednesday.Maoists, who are locally called Naxals, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF trooper in Chhattisgarh


March 26th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 26 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was gunned down and his colleague injured in a gunfight Monday with Maoists in a forested area in Chhattisgarh's ... Read more...

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Over 100 Congress workers arrested in Chhattisgarh


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 25 (IANS) Over 100 workers of Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress party were arrested Sunday in the state capital Raipur during a street protest over an alleged police assault ... Read more...

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Three tigers among 69 animals killed in Chhattisgarh


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) Three tigers were among 69 animals killed in the wild in Chhattisgarh since 2009-10, while the state government has spent a little over Rs.116 crore on ... Read more...

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Maoists run for cover in their safest zone in Chhattisgarh


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 20 (IANS) Maoists, who have failed to carry out any major attack in the past six months in Chhattisgarh, are instead running for cover in the Abujhmad forest ... Read more...

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Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by the country's trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, officials said Tuesday.Reports coming in from ... Read more...

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70 hospitalised with food poisoning in Chhattisgarh


February 21st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The condition of over 70 poor people, including 32 women and children, in Chhattisgarh is reported to be stable hours after they were hospitalised for food ... Read more...

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40 BJP cadres join Congress in Chhattisgarh


February 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) Forty cadres of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday joined the Congress in the industrial district of Raigarh, the Congress said.A press statement ... Read more...

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Maoists’ major explosives unit busted in Chhattisgarh


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police backed by para-military Border Security Force (BSF) Friday busted a major explosives unit of the outlawed Communist Party of India- Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in violence-hit ... Read more...

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15 IAS officials shifted in Chhattisgarh


February 13th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Monday reshuffled 15 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, official sources said.Among the changes, D.S. Mishra was brought as finance, ... Read more...

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Railways to improve services in Chhattisgarh


February 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 8 (IANS) Rail connectivity will be improved in the interiors of Chhattisgarh, particularly in the Maoist-hit Bastar region, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday."Railway is determined to ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) As many as seven Maoist rebels, including three 'divisional commanders', surrendered in Chhattisgarh Monday in restive Bastar region, police said.The rebels belonged to the banned Communist ... Read more...

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‘Anti-Maoist drive halted in Chhattisgarh’


January 30th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has halted the anti-Maoist drive in the state despite the rising hold of rebels in new areas, Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi ... Read more...

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GMR launches ‘Fly via Hyderabad’ campaign in Chhattisgarh


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) Friday launched its 'Fly Hyderabad' campaign in Raipur to attract flyers from central India to travel to and from Hyderabad.The ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes iron shipment from Chhattisgarh


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector, Monday resumed iron ore supplies from its key mines in Chhattisgarh, a company ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held in Chhattisgarh


January 13th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Two members of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist were arrested Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.The arrests were made by a patrolling contingent ... Read more...

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Two held with deer antlers in Chhattisgarh


January 11th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Two men were arrested with 10 pieces of deer antlers Wednesday in Chhattisgarh, police said.The arrests were made in Abhanpur area in Raipur district, some 45 ... Read more...

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