The Chhattisgarh police claimed that 18 Naxals were killed during a joint counter-insurgency operation by security forces in Tondamarka area of Sukma
While two encounters took place in Sukma Saturday, as many others occurred in Bijapur, including one this morning.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Naxal was on Wednesday gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in the dense forests of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
Two BSF jawans were killed on Saturday while four others injured in a Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district.
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.
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.
Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra has waded into a controversy by saying that rape happens "by mistake"
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.
Saurabh Agarwal, a residence of Raipur, Chhatisgarh was arrested from the Sunburn venue by Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) during the raid at the festival.
BJP led by Singh won 49 seats in the recently concluded assembly elections. Congress could win only 39 seats in the 90-member assembly.
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.
A senior journalist based in Chhattisgarh was on Friday axed to death by a group of Maoists in Bijapur district, police said.
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.
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