The Congress had earlier tried to make it a political issue and even called writers and urged them to boycott the event.
Tejaswi’s father is highest-ranked Maoist to have ever surrendered, she is perhaps the only Naxal child to study abroad.
This is the first time that a top officer of a paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh has blamed officers.
The Congress argued that the festival should be boycotted as the state “is still in mourning”.
None of the 136 Maoists to have surrendered in Chhattisgarh from January 2009 to May 2014 has received any benefits either.
The Indian Express had reported that uniforms and boots of the dead CRPF personnel were found in a garbage dump of the hospital.
Doctors said no post-mortem examination was conducted in the hospital after the autopsies of the CRPF personnel.
A few villagers also claimed that the Maoists had been tracking the forces over the last two days.
Deputy commandant, assistant commandant among those killed; Rajnath says ‘personally hurt’.
Agrawal’s family runs a flourishing business in gudakhu, a product believed to be the biggest cause of oral cancer in the state.
Villagers said the violence was allegedly initiated by VHP members armed with swords and spears.
The Catholics run 22 schools in the tribal district of Bastar, spread over an area bigger than Kerala.
Two other women, Lamiya Bai and Budhwaria Bai, could not remember when they had undergone the operation.
Almost all the women who died in Chhattisgarh’s sterilisation tragedy left behind a child less than a year old, the youngest born just a month ago.
CM Singh did not respond to requests for comment but Agarwal said that the drugs were purchased by a local official.
The police have said that the company did not manufacture the drugs here, bought from elsewhere and merely packaged it in the factory.
Under the guidelines, a doctor cannot conduct more than 10 such surgeries in a day.
Dr. S.K. Mandal says the surgeon was arrested late Wednesday after he had gone into hiding.
The laparoscopic tubectomies took place without the knowledge of the trust that ran the facility.
Officials suspect non-sterilised equipment, spurious drugs; law flouted as women of protected tribe also operated upon.
As was the case with the earlier surgeries, several of the women who were operated in Pendra have been admitted in Bilaspur hospitals today.
The health worker gets Rs 150 for each woman, while the surgeon gets Rs 75 and the anaesthetist Rs 25 per operation.
These women had undergone operation at a family planning camp organized by the state government in Bilaspur on Saturday.
Chhattisgarh doctor, assistant conducted 83 tubectomies in five hours.
If that’s the message the new party president Amit Shah wants to communicate, that should worry many.
The Indian Express had reported that over 14 lakh ration cards were issued to ineligible or non-existent beneficiaries
Congress is fast losing ground across the country still maintains the space and the spirit of opposition in Chhattisgarh.
Appropriately, the apex court pulled up the state and asked to submit a fresh affidavit.
The mining will be undertaken by a joint venture company between NMDC and Chhattisgarh Mining Development Corporation.
The Centre’s directive against paddy bonus has left Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister Raman Singh almost isolated in the state.
In the last fortnight, this is the third instance that they stopped a passenger bus in the region.
Chhattisgarh today pays Rs 300 bonus per quintal, the highest in the country.
Shukla has termed Once It Flowers the “most incompletely finished” of his novels.
Trivedi said their behaviour was not inappropriate and pointed out that “earlier Governors had met up to 74 delegates of the opposition”.
The notice warned them against such behaviour in public in the future.
A few top Maoists lived in Raipur and Bhilai since late 1980s and were friends with journalists.