A few top Maoists lived in Raipur and Bhilai since late 1980s and were friends with journalists.
CRPF probe finds most survivors guilty of ‘lack of satisfactory counter-action’.
An inquiry found that they deserted their martyred colleagues during a deadly Naxal ambush earlier this year.
As the programme took off, and there was applause on TV, a teacher suddenly ordered, “Clap.” Kids promptly did, some parents too.
The appointment of Kaushik, a staunch loyalist of CM Raman Singh, is significant as he defeated Devji Patel.
Arjun joined PWG in the 1990s and became the commander of the first company raised by Maoists in Abujhmaad.
The Congress has now demanded a CBI inquiry into all ration cards made in Chhattisgarh in the past six-seven years.
Over 14 lakh ration card holders were found ineligible and around 10 junior government employees were suspended.
The Congress has sought a no-confidence motion against Agarwal as well as his immediate removal.
Director, Medical Education, Pratap Singh confirmed that the appointment of 304 doctors would be cancelled.
He also said “successive governments and industries have cheated tribals, that caused resentment among them.
A year after pioneering a law that gives its youth the right to develop their skills, state crawls towards target and continues to face an employment challenge.
Human rights panel has awarded compensation to family of a youth who died in custody.
Chhattisgarh custodial death: First instance of rights panel ordering relief in Maoist case.
Chhattisgarh Gov Dutt resigns despite good rapport with CM
In the dank and dark underground coal mines of north Chhattisgarh, over 60 metres below the surface, a notice on the walls asks miners to lie down in the event of a blast.
What is clear is that the water pipeline, which was supplying water to the gas cleaning plants for the blast furnace, had burst.
Gas leak in Bhilai Steel Plant continues, six deaths recorded. Plant officials to order a high-level probe.
The purpose of the meeting was not to seek more battalions or choppers, but to draw the attention of policy makers to the need of an integrated plan for tackling the crisis, said Vij.
ADG (Naxal Ops) RK Vij said that 'more choppers were asked for improving mobility of forces and response time in crisis situations, not for aerial attacks'
A look at where the offensive against Naxals stands in Chhattisgarh, which has sought more firepower.
Chandu Lal Sahu, the BJP’s winning candidate from Mahasamund, was up against 10 other namesakes this election.
Urging people to clean the city, he asked them never to spoil Ganga and the streets of Kashi.
The weaver of Benarasi saris hopes the new MP will get the city better electric supply so that his loom keeps going.
Modi is scheduled to hold ‘Ganga Aarti’ at the ghat Saturday, a prayer he had not offered on May 8 when he held a rally in the constituency.
How the CM convinces the new PM to handle the Maoist issue with top priority would be keenly watched.
BJP’s UP in-charge Amit Shah has already noted that the BSP would be the second largest party, hence a lot hinges on Mayawati’s performance.
Muslims have some 3 lakh votes in Varanasi, which were split between the Congress, SP and BSP in earlier elections.
Afzal admits they cannot bank on Muslim votes, which remain divided among various parties.
Varanasi has some 3 lakh Muslim votes, and Wood claims to have noted a paradigm shift compared to previous elections.
Once it seemed that Arvind Kejriwal was not a serious contender, but things changed suddenly.
In a symbolic move, relatives of shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan performed at Rahul's roadshow.
The BJP’s election office is the tallest multi-storey residential complex in the city.
Poorvanchal, voting in the last phase on May 12, is far less polarised on religious lines than western Uttar Pradesh.
BSP is the only party in UP that has consistently increased its tally in the last six elections, except for a decrease of two seats in 1998.
Barring the Beniya Bagh rally, all the other programmes were granted permission.