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Chhattisgarh: 17 villages of Hasdeo Aranya get Community Forest Management rights

India, March 19 -- Seventeen gram sabhas (villages) of Hasdeo Aranya Forest in Chhattisgarh's Korba district have received Community Forest Management (CFM) rights to protect, conserve and manage thei... Read More


Chhattisgarh: 2 Maoists, including woman cadre, killed in encounter in Dantewada

India, March 19 -- Two suspected Maoists, including a woman, were killed in an encounter with security forces in the jungles of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, said police. The bodies have been... Read More


Bhupesh Baghel among 6 Chhattisgarh leaders in Congress's first list for LS polls

India, March 8 -- The Congress put its faith in its senior leadership in Chhattisgarh in the first list for Lok Sabha candidates, with three former ministers including former chief minister Bhupesh Ba... Read More


At a once-impermeable village in Chhattisgarh unfolds a quiet fight

India, March 5 -- For four decades, Puvarti has been enveloped in a mutinous silence. It is an isolation that is all too evident. The homes are all thatched, far and wide apart, the bamboo walls held... Read More


Cop, Maoist killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight

Raipur, March 4 -- A Chhattisgarh police constable and a Maoist were killed in a gunfight in the Kanker district of the state on Sunday, police said in a statement. According to the statement, a gunf... Read More


Chhattisgarh police constable, Maoist killed in gunfight in Kanker

India, March 3 -- A Chhattisgarh police constable and a Maoist were killed in an encounter between security forces and Maoists in Bastar's Kanker district on Sunday, according to a statement issued by... Read More


Kanker Maoist encounter fake, say family members of 3 killed, police deny charge

India, Feb. 27 -- Two days after Kanker police claimed that they had killed three Maoists in the jungles of Kanker, the family members of the deceased have said they were not Maoists and the encounter... Read More


Security forces gunned down 3 Maoists in Bastar's Kanker: Chhattisgarh police

India, Feb. 25 -- Three Maoists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bastar Kanker district on Sunday, police said. Police said that the encounter took place in the Bo... Read More