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Deputy sarpanch in Chhattisgarh's Bastar killed by Maoists: Cops

India, Jan. 25 -- A deputy sarpanch was killed allegedly by Maoists in the Kondagaon district of Bastar region, officials said on Monday. Officials said that the man died by strangulation and that th... Read More


Chhattisgarh police arrest man trying to sell tiger skin

India, Jan. 24 -- Chhattisgarh police arrested a man who was trying to sell a tiger skin in Dhamtari district on Sunday. Police booked him under the relevant sections of Wildlife (Protection) Act 197... Read More


Man, 20, dies during kabaddi match in Chhattisgarh; spectator records video

India, Jan. 21 -- A 20-year-old man died in the ring during a match of a kabaddi competition at Goji village in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh, officials said on Thursday. The video of the player ... Read More


3 women in shelter home in Chhattisgarh accuse staff of harassment

India, Jan. 20 -- Three women of a government-aided shelter home in Chhattisgargh's Bilaspur district on Wednesday accused the management staff of physically and mentally harassing them, police said. ... Read More


Leopard skins seized in Chhattisgarh's Gariyaband, 2 arrested

India, Jan. 20 -- With the seizure of two leopard skins from Gariyaband district, police claimed to have busted a gang of leopard skin smugglers on Tuesday, which has been active in the district for t... Read More


Chhattisgarh: Security forces gun down Maoist in Bastar

India, Jan. 20 -- Security forces gunned down an alleged Maoist in Bijapur district of Bastar region on Tuesday. Police claimed to have recovered a 12 bore gun, Maoists' uniforms, Maoist literature, ... Read More


Bird flu in Chhattisgarh: 45 wild mynas die in Bijapur, samples to be tested

Raipur, Jan. 20 -- Amid the bird flu scare, at least 45 mynas were found dead near a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Bijapur district of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh, officials said on We... Read More


Woman Maoist carrying rRs.r8 lakh bounty arrested in Chhattisgarh

India, Jan. 19 -- A woman Maoist with Rs.8 lakh reward on her head was arrested from a village in Bijapur district of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh, officials said on Tuesday Police said that Korsa M... Read More


Maoist commander carrying a reward of rRs.r8 lakh killed in Bijapur district

India, Jan. 16 -- A Maoist commander, carrying a cash reward of Rs.8 lakh on his head was gunned down by security forces in Bijapur district on Saturday. According to the police, the encounter took p... Read More


Sanitation worker gets first Covid-19 vaccine in Chhattisgarh

India, Jan. 16 -- A 51-year-old sanitation worker at Raipur's Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital became the first person to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in Chhattisgarh on the first day of the natio... Read More