Tag: Bastar

Congress releases manifesto for Chhattisgarh, promises Universal Healthcare program

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday released the party’s manifesto titled “Jan Ghoshna Patra” in Rajnandgaon for Chhattisgarh, which promises farm loan waiver, minimum support price for crops as per the Swaminathan Commission recommendations and ban on liquor in Naxal affected areas. Emphasising on healthcare services, the manifesto proposes the[Read More…]

Maoist landmine kills six policemen in Chhattisgarh

Security forces kill Maoist in Bastar

According to Chhattisgarh Police, a Maoist commander was killed by security forces in an encounter in Bastar district on Sunday. The police also reported that Vilas, the secretary of the influential Barsur area committee, had a bounty of Rs 16 lakh on his head. As per sources, Bastar SP Arif[Read More…]

SC grants bail to Chattisgarh journalist, after 17 months in jail

The Supreme Court on Monday granted bail to Chhattisgarh journalist Santosh Yadav, who was arrested in September 2015 on charges including rioting and conspiracy. He was arrested under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act for “associating with a terrorist organisation” and “supporting and aiding terrorist groups”. Chattisgarh Police had accused Yadav of[Read More…]

Bastar IG SRP Kalluri attached to police headquarters without any charge: Report

Bastar IG SRP Kalluri is being attached with the Police Headquarters (PHQ) without any charge with immediate effect, ANI reported Tuesday. On Monday, Kalluri had returned to Bastar and placed a call to DGP A N Upadhyaya, asking for a fresh posting. Kalluri, accused of mistreating researchers, activists and journalists, had been asked[Read More…]

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