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Ajit Jogi in race for Congress Rajya Sabha ticket

The Rajya Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh, slated in May this year, may prove to be an acid test for beleaguered Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi, currently battling hard to wriggle

Man won’t take off shoe, barred from giving exam

In a bizarre development, a student in Chhattisgarh has been barred from appearing in his post-graduate examination for reportedly refusing to take off his shoes as directed by the invigilator, the po

Priest held, did yagna to ruin BJP MP

A priest of a temple here was late on Saturday evening arrested for threatening to destroy BJP MP Ramesh Bais by conducting a “yagna” because the MP didn’t help him acquire government land for constru

‘Govt ready for talks if Naxals shun violence’

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday sounded a stern warning to Maoists, saying, “Shun violence or we will make you give up violence”.

Pregnant tribal stuck as Naxals dig up roads

A road dug by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's south Bastar district of Sukma prevented the evacuation of a pregnant tribal woman.

The day-long bandh called by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s conflict zone of Bastar on Friday, apparently to protest an alleged move by the Centre to deploy combat choppers against them, found its victim i

Prakash Jha: Bharat Mata Ki Jai debate a ‘joke’

Prakash Jha

Bollywood filmmaker Prakash Jha on Sunday described the raging debate over chanting of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” as a “joke”.

Panama papers leak: Congress trains gun on Raman Singh’s son

The allegation by Congress leader and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh that Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh’s son and BJP MP Abhishek has undisclosed offshore accounts as per the Panama Pap

297 couples ‘forced’ into live-in relationship

As many as 297 couples hailing from extremely poor families in Chhattisgarh’s north Bastar district of Kanker have been “forced” to stay in “live-in” relationships for a year after having failed to en

Naxal blast kills 7 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh

Mangled remains of a CRPF vehicle in the aftermath of a Naxal attack on a CRPF convoy in Dantewada. (Photo: PTI)

Seven unarmed CRPF jawans were killed at around 3.45 pm on Wednesday as the vehicle they were travelling in was blown away by a powerful landmine blast triggered by Maoists in South Bastar’s Dantewada

Information on troop movement in Dantewada leaked to Naxals: CRPF

Landmine blast by Naxals left a massive four-feet deep crater on the road in Dantewada. (Photo: DC)

CRPF suspects that about 50-60 kgs of explosive could have been planted to trigger the explosive.

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