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Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

10 Mar 2020

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

Jawan kills 5 colleagues, was upset over alleged leaves' denial

04 Dec 2019

Jawan kills 5 colleagues, was upset over alleged leaves' denial

At least six Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel were killed as they clashed among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division on Wednesday.

Chhattisgarh reopens 26 schools in Maoist-hit Bastar after 14 years

21 Nov 2019

Chhattisgarh reopens 26 schools in Maoist-hit Bastar after 14 years

Over the past month, the Chhattisgarh government has reopened 26 schools in the Bijapur district after 14 years, a report citing state government officials stated on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh: 10 former Maoists become woman commandos

08 May 2019

Chhattisgarh: 10 former Maoists become woman commandos

Faced with an everlasting battle with Maoists, Chhattisgarh police and paramilitary forces have for the first time inducted 30 woman commandos into their fold.

Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

11 Apr 2019

Ballot over bullets: Defying threats, residents of Bastar cast votes

Sending a strong message to Naxals and reinstating faith in democracy, voters of Bastar in Chhattisgarh turned up in huge numbers at polling booths to cast their votes.

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

12 Nov 2018

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

On Monday, Maoist hit areas of Chhattisgarh, including districts of Bastar and Rajnandgaon, went to polls amid heavy security. 18 of the 90 constituencies of the state went to polls today, and the rest will vote on November 20.

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

09 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.

Here's why this Modi lookalike changed sides to join Congress

08 Nov 2018

Here's why this Modi lookalike changed sides to join Congress

Abhinandan Pathak, a man who looks like Narendra Modi, dresses like him, and even speaks like him, is ironically campaigning for the Congress in the Naxal-affected region of Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

02 Nov 2018

One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

One naxal was gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

Center orders withdrawal of 7,000 CRPF troops from four states

19 Aug 2018

Center orders withdrawal of 7,000 CRPF troops from four states

The Home Ministry has directed the withdrawal of over 7,000 CRPF personnel from their long drawn deployment in four states.

Now, a music album to convince Naxals to shun arms

08 Apr 2018

Now, a music album to convince Naxals to shun arms

In a novel and innovative initiative, the Chhattisgarh Police is now using an audio music album comprising songs in regional languages as its latest weapon to encourage Naxals in the Bastar division of the state to shun violence.

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

09 May 2017

2000 CoBRA commandos to enter Sukma, eliminate Maoists

Sources stated that government is mobilizing over 2000 CoBRA commandos for deployment in Bastar to eliminate the Maoists in the region.