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Chhattisgarh minister Naxal remark sparks row

Chhattisgarh home minister Ramsevak Paikre on Thursday stirred a row by saying, “There is no bar for surrendered Naxals to join BJP.”

Tribals force Naxals to release hostages

In the first of its kind development, a large group of tribals in a remote area in Chhattisarh’s south Bastar district of Sukma, considered a Naxal-stronghold, dared to confront the local Maoists over

Ajit Jogi stops road naming after Shyama Charan Shukla

Ajit Jogi

Veteran Congress leader Ajit Jogi has nipped in the bud the attempt by some Congress leaders to rename a stretch of a busy thoroughfare in Raipur after the chief minister of the former undivided Madhy

Scamster’s fairy tale comes to end

Thirty five-year-old Ayub Shah’s transition from a poor street vendor to promoter of half-a-dozen companies with accumulated assets worth over `500 crore in a span of barely one-and-half-decade would

Female Naxals get combat role

The CPI (Maoist) leadership has of late effected a radical structural change in the outfit by drafting more and more women cadre in combat roles besides ensuring their fast rise in the rebel hierarchy

Retired judge bats for capital punishment

Retired Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh high court Jatindra Singh has strongly batted for capital punishment, saying, “It serves as a deterrent against heinous crimes”.

Open sky over Bastar sparks fear of floods

The cyclonic system “Hudhud” on Sunday triggered squally weather in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar sparking fear of flood in water bodies in the forested region.

Dissidence intensifies in Chhattisgarh Congress

Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee’s (PCC) Bhupesh Baghel’s increasing footfalls in areas, considered a stronghold of his arch rival and former chief minister Ajit Jogi, in recent times have caus

Incentives fail to lure Naxal rebels

The Chhattisgarh government’s latest policy of increasing incentives on surrendered weapons by Maoists who return to the mainstream by leaving red cadre seems to have few takers among the “reformed re

200,000 year old Stone Age tools found in Chhattisgarh


In a sensational archaeological discovery, Stone Age implements, believed to be 200,000 years old, were found at a prehistoric site in Chhattisgarh.

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph

When the Ethiopian footballer, Fikru Teferra Lemessa, chipped the ball over the rival goalkeeper, the roar that reverberated through the Salt Lake Stadium could have been mistaken for a goal scored in