This is the first instance of an SP of a Maoist-hit district in Bastar using WhatsApp to connect with journalists.
The face-off continued for a while following which jawan Jignesh Patel was killed on the spot.
Goa, with just 6.3% of its population under the poverty line, tops the list: Panel.
Due to Chhattisgarh’s history with such incidents, the government has enacted a penal law under which a person can be imprisoned for 3 years for calling a woman ‘tonhi’ (one who practices witchcraft).
Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt has resigned from his post, says a Raj Bhawan official
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.
Gas leakage from blast furnace-GCP occurred at around 6.30 PM due to breakdown in a water pump.
State tourism board to explore Chhattisgarh’s forests for eco-tourism and countering Naxalism.
Chhattisgarh, has sought a male and two female tigers from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.
Prima facie it appears that the explosives were allegedly planted by rebels to target the security personnel during last month polling in the region.
BJP may get majority on its own in Lok Sabha, said Ravi Shankar Prasad.
In the 2009 general elections, Bastar and Kanker seats had witnessed voter turnout of 47.33 and 57.20 per cent respectively.
Large number of youth queued up since morning to exercise their franchise in Raipur, Durg, Bilaspur and Korba seats.
The polling in Sanjari-Balod and Gunderdehi seats of Kanker region will be held till 6 PM.
Jugaad is not the only village raving about the rice scheme.