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Chhattisgarh Congress for probe in scientist death case

The death of a Bengaluru-based scientist following a reported fatal fall in a remote village in north Chhattisgarh district of Balrampur three days ago has triggered a controversy here with the Opposi

BJP move to woo surrendered Naxals puzzles pundits, Congress

The latest move by ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh to woo surrendered Naxals to join the party has baffled not only the Opposition Congress but also a section of saffron leaders.

Police foils jail break bid of 37

An alleged bid by 37 undertrials, including suspected Maoist central committee leader Gopanna, to escape from a court lock-up in Jagdalpur in Chhattisg- arh’s Bastar district, nearly 300 km from here,

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

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

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

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.

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.