A civilian, Sukhdev Baghel, was hacked to death by suspected Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres at a village in the Chintagufa area of Sukma District in the afternoon of January 19, 2017. According to the Police, "As per the eyewitness, two people armed with sharp weapons stormed into Baghel's shop and slit his throat before escaping from the spot."
Bhilai, Jan 12 (IBNS): Over a lakh people celebrated late philosopher and spiritual guru Swami Vivekananda's birthday with a Yoga session.
Raipur, Jan 2 (IBNS): At least five people, including three women and a child, have been killed in a road accident in Chhattisgarh's Ghariaband district, media reports said.
Raipur, Dec 27 (IBNS): Voting is underway amid high security for civic polls in six municipalities and 92 panchayats of Chhattisgarh on Monday, according to media reports.
Raipur, Nov 22 (IBNS) A CRPF sun-inspector was killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, media reports said.
Raipur, Nov 17 (IBNS): A Maoist was killed in an encounter with special forces in the Pamed area of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh on Thursday, according to media sources.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh.
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 (IBNS): The ruckus in the Odisha Assembly and halting of proceedings continued on Tuesday over the Mahanadi water issue, according to media reports.
Raipur, Aug 30 (IBNS): A government school teacher in Chhattisgarh has been suspended after he was caught in a video getting massage from students.
On July 16, 2016, at least four Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres were killed in an encounter with Security Force (SF) personnel in the forests of Bijapur District. SFs recovered four bodies along with rifles, pipe bombs and other supplies during an area search operation. Commenting on the operation, Bastar Range Inspector General of Police (IGP) S.R.P. Kalluri disclosed that a joint force led by Laxman Kewat, Inspector-in-Charge Awapalli Police Station and Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) Commander Ashok Kumar carried out the encounter in the forests of Pamed in Bijapur District.
Raipur, Jun 2 (IBNS) Ajit Jogi, the first (former) chief minister of Chhattisgarh announced that he is planning to float a new party whose name will be declared on June 6, media reported.
Raipur, Mar 12 (IBNS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and four others injured in Maoist encounter in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, according to reports.
A 'commander' of the Jagargunda 'area committee' of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), identified as Kunjam Linga (22), carrying a reward money of INR 100,000 on his head, was killed in an encounter with a joint team of Security Force (SF) personnel in the forests of Chintagufa Police Station area in the Sukma District on February 4, 2016. In another incident, on the same day, an unidentified CPI-Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire with personnel of the District Reserve Group (DRG) in the forested hills of Korli under the Mardum Police Station limits in the Bastar District.
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management A Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadre was killed by a joint squad of Security Forces (SFs), comprising of the 204th Battalion of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), District Reserve Group (DRG) and District Force, at Kurcholi village forest under the Basaguda Police Station limits in Bijapur District on November 25, 2015.
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management Four Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, including the 'intelligence chief' of Bhairamgarh unit of the party, were killed in an encounter with the Security Forces (SFs) near Hallur and Hakawa villages under the Mirtur Police Station limits in Bijapur District on November 13, 2015. The Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Bijapur, Indira Kalyan Elesela, disclosed, "Acting on a specific tip-off from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) about the possible major attack planned by Maoists in the region, a joint team of Bijapur District Police force and specially trained District Reserve Guards (DRG) launched the search operation. Close to Hallur, the rebels opened fire on the forces. In the ensuing gun-battle, four Maoists, including the head of intelligence wing of Bhairamgarh unit, identified as Rainu, were killed." Rainu carried a reward of INR 5,000,00 on his head. Following the hour-long gunfight, the bodies of four Maoists were recovered from the encounter site along with their weapons. "The police found a pistol, two rifles and a 12 bore gun from the spot," ASP Elesela added.