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Sukma: Atleast 18 Naxals killed by security forces under Operation Prahaar between 23-25 June
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Sukma: Atleast 18 Naxals killed by security forces under Operation Prahaar between 23-25 June

The Chhattisgarh police claimed that 18 Naxals were killed during a joint counter-insurgency operation by security forces in Tondamarka area of Sukma

Sukma encounter: Toll up to three as one more police constable succumbs to injuries
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Sukma encounter: Toll up to three as one more police constable succumbs to injuries

While two encounters took place in Sukma Saturday, as many others occurred in Bijapur, including one this morning.

Sukma attack: Naxals involved in killing 25 CRPF personnel arrested in Chhattisgarh
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Sukma attack: Naxals involved in killing 25 CRPF personnel arrested in Chhattisgarh

13 Maoists, including some involved in the 24 April massacre of CRPF troopers, were arrested on Thursday from two different locations in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district,

Stop being a gentleman's army, cut three heads for one, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
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Stop being a gentleman's army, cut three heads for one, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said today that the Indian Army should get cut three enemy heads for every single instance of beheading our soldiers by Pakistani forces.

Odisha sounds high alert, seals border with Chhattisgarh
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Odisha sounds high alert, seals border with Chhattisgarh

Bhubaneswar: Apprehending influx of Maoists from Chhattisgarh a day after the carnage in Sukma, the Odisha Police on Tuesday sealed the border with the neighbouring state and sounded a high alert in Malkangiri district.

Horsing around: Congress MLA suspended for 'derogatory' remarks against Rahul Gandhi
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Horsing around: Congress MLA suspended for 'derogatory' remarks against Rahul Gandhi

Chhattisgarh Congress on Wednesday suspended its rebel MLA RK Rai for "anti-party" activities but that did not deter him from making "derogatory" remarks against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

No logjam in appointments, transfer of judges for higher judiciary: Centre tells SC
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No logjam in appointments, transfer of judges for higher judiciary: Centre tells SC

Asserting that there is "no blame game" or "logjam" in appointments and transfer of judges for higher judiciary, the Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the high courts have "pretty much delayed" starting the process.

Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma, Chhattisgarh
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Naxal killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma, Chhattisgarh

A Naxal was on Wednesday gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh: Two BSF men killed and four injured
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Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh: Two BSF men killed and four injured

Two BSF jawans were killed on Saturday while four others injured in a Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district.

STF official killed in Naxal ambush in Bastar near site of attack on Congress leaders
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STF official killed in Naxal ambush in Bastar near site of attack on Congress leaders

A Special Task Force (STF) official was killed and a jawan injured when Naxals ambushed a team of security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar district on Saturday, police said.

MP, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam get new BJP presidents
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MP, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam get new BJP presidents

BJP President Amit Shah today appointed four new party presidents for the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam, in place of party unit chiefs who were inducted as union ministers.

Rape happens ‘by mistake’: Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra
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Rape happens ‘by mistake’: Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra

Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra has waded into a controversy by saying that rape happens "by mistake"

Dressed as villagers, Maoists set 15 trucks on fire in Chhatisgarh
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Dressed as villagers, Maoists set 15 trucks on fire in Chhatisgarh

Taking cover of the dense vegetation, the Maoists opened fire at the police team, who retaliated and forced the insurgents to flee. He said no civilian or policeman was injured in the act of arson.

Sunburn Goa: One held for possessing drugs at the festival
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Sunburn Goa: One held for possessing drugs at the festival

Saurabh Agarwal, a residence of Raipur, Chhatisgarh was arrested from the Sunburn venue by Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) during the raid at the festival.

Cong strategists did not look beyond Bastar region: Raman
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Cong strategists did not look beyond Bastar region: Raman

BJP led by Singh won 49 seats in the recently concluded assembly elections. Congress could win only 39 seats in the 90-member assembly.

In Chhattisgarh NOTA accounts for 3.15 percent of total votes cast
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In Chhattisgarh NOTA accounts for 3.15 percent of total votes cast

The region contributed substantially in BJP's victories in 2003 and 2008. In total, around 401058 votes were polled under NOTA, which comprised 3.15 percent of total valid votes cast in all 90 constituencies.

Hindi daily journalist axed to death by Maoists in Chhattisgarh
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Hindi daily journalist axed to death by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

A senior journalist based in Chhattisgarh was on Friday axed to death by a group of Maoists in Bijapur district, police said.

C'garh polls: BJP, Cong claim victory citing huge turnouts
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C'garh polls: BJP, Cong claim victory citing huge turnouts

With a high voter turnout of 75 percent in the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls today, both the ruling BJP and opposition Congress claimed to secure the popular mandate to rule the state.

Voters queue up as Chhatisgarh elections begin at 72 constituencies
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Voters queue up as Chhatisgarh elections begin at 72 constituencies

Ballotting for the second and final phase of elections in Chhattisgarh, which has been ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party for a decade, began Tuesday on a brisk note at 72 constituencies