Taking a dig at Congress, PM Narendra Modi said, "Whenever the Congress comes to power in the country, terrorists and Naxalites get emboldened. News of bomb blasts and murders are reported from here and there." The Congress government has failed to contain incidents of Naxal violence (in Chhattisgarh), the PM said. The criticism came after the recent Naxal attack on police official, amid the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections.
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One jawan of the CRPF CoBRA Battalion was injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in the Tondamarka area of Sukma district on the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2023. Kunta Assembly constituency is voting today, on November 7, in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly election. Sukma SP Kiran Chavan has said that the… read-more
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In a fatal accident, three people, Sajan (30), Rukdev (45), and Akram Raza (28), died and six were left severely injured when a bus rammed into a stationary truck. The incident occurred on July 7, near Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh. The bus was carrying 40 people, going for a public meeting rally of PM Narendra Modi, scheduled in Chhattisgarh. Moreover, Chhattisgarh CM condemned the death and announced Rs 4 lakhs ex-gratia.
In Chhattisgarh, the tribals are raising concerns as they mentioned that Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is threat to their tribal laws. Notably, the recently drafted and announced UCC, one law for all is a controversial topic for the citizens of India. As per sources, the tribals mentioned that one law for all would lead to a threat to their customs and traditions.
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In a devastating incident, a fire erupted at a bustling commercial complex situated in the Transport Nagar area of Korba district, Chhattisgarh, on June 19. Gripping visuals posted on social media captured the desperate attempts of numerous individuals as they resorted to leaping from the first floor to flee from the spreading flames. Firefighters reached the spot and were seen in action to contain and extinguish the fire.
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In Chhattisgarh's Dadhapara, a Vande Bharat train was pelted with stones. On February 6, the Vande Bharat Express train running from Nagpur to Bilaspur was pelted with stones, leaving nine windows of five coaches were broken. Although no injuries were reported to passengers, but properties were damaged. Meanwhile, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) initiated an investigation. It is trying to catch the miscreants using CCTV cameras installed… read-more
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In Chhattisgarh’s Durg, a mentally-challenged man who was mistaken for a child abductor, got thrashed by a mob, on October 7, informed Assistant Superintendent of Police. The police have reportedly rescued him and provided him with adequate treatment. Furthermore, the police using CCTV footage, have filed FIRs against unidentified persons, and the arrested will reportedly be made soon. Further details on the matter are awaited.
In Chhattisgarh’s Manendragarh, police arrested four persons for allegedly slaughtering cow. Reportedly the accused belonged to the same family. The police have also confiscated the weapon, with which the slaughter was committed. The police upon reaching the spot, found the cow’s carcass. A case has been filed against the accused under Cruelty to Animals Act. The police further stated that the family hail from Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad.
Chhattisgarh School Education Minister Premsai Singh defended alcohol, as he spoke about its “benefits” in a de-addiction event. He stated that “dilution” is very important in consuming alcohol, and that the alcohol-water ratio must be carefully ensured to escape the side-effects of drinking. When asked about poor road conditions, he said that “whichever roads are in poor condition, accidents occur”
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In Chhattisgarh’s Koriya district, six persons died by way of drowning in the Ramdaha waterfall, while one person was rescued on August 28. District Magistrate Kuldeep Sharma stated that all were residents of Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli. Soon after the incident, a rescue operation was launched, and officials were able to retrieve the bodies of the deceased, and rescue one person who was drowning.