On July 14, 2020, five Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, identified as Jagdish aka Ratan Kawasi (30), Kamlesh aka Motu Ram Poyami (22), Dinesh aka Mani Ram Alami (24), Balku Kashyap (20) and Shivnath aka Manuram Poyami (25), surrendered before the Security Forces (SFs) in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh. Superintendent of Police (SP) Abhishek Pallava disclosed that Jagdish was a ‘squad commander’ and carried a reward of INR 300,000 on his head. He was part of a Maoist team that ambushed SFs at Jhara Ghati in the Narayanpur area of Kanker District on January 16, 2007, killing seven SF personnel. Kamlesh was a ‘local operating squad (LOS) member’ and carried a reward of INR’ 100,000 on his head. Dinesh was the ‘president’ of the ‘Kranti Jantana Sarkar’ and carried a reward of INR 100,000 on his head. Balku and Shivnath were ‘jan militia’ members.
Raipur/UNI: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel once again on Saturday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting for early release of package of Rs 30,000 crore to the state.
New Delhi/UNI: In a joint operation, Chhattisgarh Police and 27 battalion of Indo-Tibetan Police Force (ITBP) killed four dreaded Maoists, including two women, in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district late on Friday night.
On February 28, 2020, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres killed Muchaki Hidma, accusing him of being a ‘police informer’ in Kolomkonta village under Tengapal Police Station limits in Sukma District. After executing the incident, the Maoists also allegedly assaulted Hidma's wife, as well as some villagers who went to save the woman.
Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday expressed his condolence on martyrdom of CRPF jawan Vikas Kumar of Banda in an encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur/IBNS: Six Indo-Tibetian Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed and two others were injured after one of the jawans allegedly opened fire at his colleagues on Wednesday morning, media reports said.
Raipur/UNI: Chhattisgarh Forest Minister Md Akbar on Monday said that about 195 people have been killed in wild elephant attacks during the last three years in the state.
Bhilai Nagar/UNI: A Chhattisgarhi film actress, Maya Sahu, on Saturday was attacked in broad daylight near her house by some bike-borne youth in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh.
Bijapur/IBNS: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur on Thursday, media reports said.
Sringar: A labourer from Chhattisgarh was killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday, media reports said.
Raipur, Aug 10 (IBNS): A Congress leader was arrested by the police in Chhattaisgarh's Bilaspur district for allegedly sharing an obscene video in a WhatsApp group.
Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, Aug 3 (UNI) Seven Maoists - including four women - were neutralised early Saturday during an encounter, following a tip-off, on the hills between Sherpur and Sitagota forests adjoining Maharashtra.
Raipur 24 July (UNI): Janta Congress Chhattisgarh president and former chief minister Ajit Jogi on Wednesday demanded a 27 per cent reservation for other backward classes in Chhattisgarh in line with Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi, June 28 (IBNS): The Congress party on Friday appointed Mohan Markam as the President of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee.
Raipur, Jun 2 (UNI): At least one Congress minister will be present at Rajiv Bhavan (Congress Bhavan) on a rotation basis, from Monday to Saturday for three hours to hear grievances of party workers and take note of their suggestions.