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Panama Papers Leak: Rahul Gandhi attacks Raman Singh

Jagdalpur, July 29 (IBNS): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over the Panama Papers issue.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Chhattisgarh today

New Delhi, July 28 (IBNS): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Chhattisgarh on Friday, his party said.

Chhattisgarh: Challenges Unabated

Two Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres were killed in an encounter with Security Forces (SFs) in Gandai Forest near Suktara village in the Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh on June 28, 2017. During subsequent search operations, SFs recovered their bodies, as well as a .315 bore gun and a pistol. Superintendent of Police (SP), Prashant Agrawal stated, "Identity of the killed rebels is being ascertained. Although prima facie it is clear that they belonged to expansion team of ultras who are making attempts to expand their base along the border of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh." A joint squad of the Special Task Force (STF) and District Police Force had launched an operation in the area, acting on inputs about the movement of a vistaar(expansion) party of Maoists in the forests over the preceding few days.

Chhattisgarh: 12 Maoists killed during operation

Sukma, June 25 (IBNS): At least 12 Maoists were killed during an operation carried out by Chhattisgarh Police and CRPF forces in Bastar area, media reports said on Sunday.

Maoist-BSF encounter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 11 (IBNS) : Maoists and BSF personnel were engaged in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district on Thursday morning, media reports said.

Chhattisgarh: Blood in the Last Bastion

In the worst attack targeting the Security Forces (SFs), in terms of fatalities, across India, since the June 29, 2010, Jhadha Ghati attack, cadres of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) killed at least 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and injured another six in an ambush at Kalapattar in the Burkapal area of the Sukma District of Chhattisgarh on April 24, 2017. According to details available, an estimated 200-300 Maoists attacked the CRPF personnel who were out to provide protection for road construction work in the area. Though the CRPF claimed that "a considerable number of Maoists are believed to have been eliminated (in retaliatory action by CRPF men) as the tell-tale sign indicate from the ground," only one body of a Maoist fighter was recovered, in the night of April 27, "just 500 metres away from the spot where the gun battle had taken place". The body was recovered during search operations in the area. The Maoists had also looted at least 21 weapons, ammunition and 22 bullet proof jackets from the possession of the slain CRPF personnel.

Condolences pour in for the CRPF personnel slain and injured in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Apr 25 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh joined Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Tuesday to pay tributes to the slain CRPF personnel while condolence messages poured in from all over the country.

Maoist attack: CRPF death toll rises to 25, Rajnath to visit Raipur today

Raipur, Apr 25 (IBNS): The death toll in the Maoist ambush on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans has risen to 25, reports said.

Chhattisgarh: News anchor completes bulletin even after finding about husband's death

Chhattisgarh, Apr 9 (IBNS): Supreet Kaur, a news anchor based in Chhattisgarh, has been in news after she completed her bulletin even as she learnt about the death of her husband while being on air.

Sushma Swaraj inquires about alleged abduction of Canadian national in Odisha's Koraput

New Delhi, Mar 28 (IBNS): Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, on Tuesday, inquired into the alleged abduction of a Canadian national in Odisha's Koraput district, according to media reports.

NCST orders probe into Chhattisgarh farmer's death allegedly under suspicious circumstances

New Delhi, Mar 27 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs said on Monday that the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has issued notices to the Chief Secretary (CS) and Director General of Police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh to inquire into the death of Jai Lal Rathiya.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh apprises Lok Sabha about attack on CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Mar 14 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, at the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in a recent attack on security forces at Sukma, Chhattisgarh.

CBI arrests Chhattisgarh senior bureaucrat in alleged corruption case

Raipur, Feb 21 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Chhattisgarh Principal Secretary BL Agrawal and two others in a corruption case, according to media reports.

Coal scam: Special Court grants bail to ex-Secretary and others in Chhattisgarh coal block allocation case

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS): A Special Court on Tuesday granted bail to ex-Coal Secretary HC Gupta and others in a case concerning alleged irregularities in the allocation of a coal block in Chhattisgarh, according to media reports.

Radha Mohan Singh announces setting up of KVKs in Chhattisgarh's Mungeli, Bemtara under 12th Plan

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IBNS): Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said that the regular organization of agriculture fairs in large numbers across the country has invigorated farmers with new energy.