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Cop hitchhikes 1,100 km to reach village after mother's death

Cop hitchhikes 1,100 km to reach village after mother's death

Rediff.com12 Apr 2020

Amid the nationwide lockdown, the 30-year-old Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) jawan, posted in the Naxal-hit Bijapur district, travelled over 1,100 km in three days using goods trains, trucks and river boat, to reach his village in Uttar Pradesh after his mother's death.

Who will be Congress's choice for Chhattisgarh CM

Who will be Congress's choice for Chhattisgarh CM

Rediff.com11 Dec 2018

Singhdeo was the main architect of the Congress party's poll manifesto, which he said was made after feedback from about 80,000 people from across the state.

Did Raman Singh take Rahul Gandhi too lightly?

Did Raman Singh take Rahul Gandhi too lightly?

Rediff.com11 Dec 2018

The results, while bringing the Congress back to power in this state, also end the rule of the 66-year-old BJP stalwart, who has earned several monikers during his 15-year-long tenure -- Doctor saheb being a trained Ayurvedic medical practitioner, chaur wale baba for his popular rice scheme and the 'Mobile Wale Baba' for giving free smartphones to 50 lakh women and students.

Couples, brother-sister: Meet CRPF's anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion

Couples, brother-sister: Meet CRPF's anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion

Rediff.com22 May 2018

The new battalion, numbered 241, was named Bastariya because it included recruits from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur, and Sukma districts.

Why roads hold the key in 'war' against Naxals

Why roads hold the key in 'war' against Naxals

Rediff.com25 May 2017

Roads are of great importance to win the war against the rebels in Sukma

First-ever revenue survey in Naxal-hit Abujhmad begins

First-ever revenue survey in Naxal-hit Abujhmad begins

Rediff.com30 Apr 2017

The survey will benefit a population of at least 35,000, mainly tribals, to get patta (title deed) for the land they were possessing.

New Bastar IG says 'aggressive approach' against Naxals will continue

New Bastar IG says 'aggressive approach' against Naxals will continue

Rediff.com10 Feb 2017

Sundarraj said, "Security forces are in a dominating position."

How CRPF is winning over tribals in Naxal-hit Sukma

How CRPF is winning over tribals in Naxal-hit Sukma

Rediff.com21 Aug 2015

The jawans are helping farmers in ploughing their fields

Naxals' nefarious plans set C'garh police on high alert

Naxals' nefarious plans set C'garh police on high alert

Rediff.com17 Jul 2015

The ultras for the first time this season put up pamphlets, banners and flags on Thursday, appealing to people to observe Maoist week -- from July 28 to August 3.