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Past articles by Ritesh:

From a pit in a Chhattisgarh village, story of the boy who lived

It is noon on Wednesday, and the sun is high over the village of Pihrid. Yet, most of its residents are still sleeping, exhausted, but relieved. → Read More

Bhupesh Baghel, Singhdeo to begin touring for 2023 polls, analysts say rift now visible

The two tallest Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh are embarking on a statewide tour, which on the face of it is a stock-taking exercise of government schemes, but the gesture is being seen by party insiders and political experts alike as a pre-season election campaign. → Read More

Chhattisgarh: 8,022 forest fires in 45 days; several questions raised

The Chhattisgarh forest ground staff have been on strike since March 22 which has resulted in the forest fire situation getting out of control. Fires in protected areas indicate the active presence of poachers and hunters there. → Read More

3 held with leopard skin in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon district

The police have recovered the skin of a full-grown leopard while two accused managed to escape into the jungles. → Read More

LIVE| ‘Achievement belongs to every govt’: PM on Covid vaccination in teenagers

Breaking news updates January 7, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour. → Read More

Woman accuses husband of forcible conversion in Chhattisgarh

Police said the man and his family have denied the allegations even as they have been booked under the Indian Penal Code’s sections related to unnatural offences and cruelty as well as the anti-conversion and anti-dowry laws | Latest News India → Read More

Two Maoists killed in gunfight in Bastar’s Sukma: C’garh police

“Two bodies of Maoists have been recovered till now. We have also recovered arms and ammunition from the spot,” said Inspector General of Police, Bastar range , Sundarraj P → Read More

Three JSPL officials booked for negligence over worker’s death

On May 3, Tapan Ghosh, the worker, died during treatment at a Raipur hospital after suffering injuries when an angle iron fell at the JSPL plant in Patrapali, said Raigarh police superintendent Abhishek Meena → Read More

Bill to acquire Chhattisgarh medical college triggers row

Chief minister Baghel on Tuesday tweeted his rebuttal , insisting that his only aim was to save the medical college and benefit the state’s students. | Latest News India → Read More

Chhattisgarh woman jumps infront of train with 5 kids

A press release issued by the Chhattisgarh government informed that chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has ordered an inquiry and appropriate action. Mahasamund police said a case has been registered and the bodies sent for postmortem. → Read More

Give priority to weaker sections in Covid vaccination: Chhattisgarh CM to PM

In a letter to PM Modi, Bhupesh Baghel demanded on-site registration for the 18-44 age group in the manner it was for the above 45-year group. Baghel said they have sought 2.5 million doses of Covishield and Covaxin. Out of them, the state will get 300,000 doses in May → Read More

Record 132 Covid deaths in Chhattisgarh on Monday, new cremation grounds opened

On Monday, 18 coronavirus patients died at Ambedkar Hospital, 11 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur and over 60 deaths were reported in private hospitals → Read More

Three health workers allegedly missing in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

Police officers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Maoists might have taken away the three for treatment of their cadres and will release them soon → Read More

Days after Bijapur ambush, Maoists set CRPF commando free

The Maoists earlier released a photograph of the 35-year-old Rakeshwar Singh Manhas which showed him sitting alone in what appeared to be a hut. Manhas is a commando with the 210th CoBRA battalion. → Read More

As Maoist violence returns, decoding the rise of ultra left insurgency

The manner in which the 400-strong Maoist battalion in Chhattisgarh reportedly lured security forces into a trap showed that the Maoists have gained the technical knowledge to fight a direct battle, according to experts → Read More

Maoists release photograph of missing CoBRA commando

On Saturday, 22 members of CRPF’s CoBRA unit, DRG, and STF lost their lives in a five-hour-long clash with Maoists, with reports suggesting that around 20 Maoists were also killed → Read More

Days after ambush, Maoists say missing jawan in their custody

On Saturday, 22 members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)’s elite CoBRA unit, District Reserve Guard (DRG), and the Special Task Force (STF) lost their lives in a five-hour long clash with Maoists, with reports suggesting that around 20 Maoists were also killed. → Read More

Maoist attack: Sikh jawan uses turban to help injured colleague

Speaking to reporters here, Singh said: “Heavy firing was going on from the two sides and suddenly, I saw Dubey sustained injuries on his leg and was bleeding excessively. I took off my turban and tied it around his wound just to stop the bleeding. Later, I also sustained bullet injuries.” → Read More

5 personnel killed in gunbattle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

According to the Director General of Police (Chhattisgarh), DM Awasthi, the encounter broke out when a joint team of the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force’s Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) were out on an anti-Maoist operation in the jungles of Tarrem along Sukma and Bijapur border. → Read More

Five jawans killed in encounter with Maoists in Bastar’s Bijapur

The encounter lasted for about two hours and bodies, Director-General of Police, Chhattisgarh, DM Awasthi said. → Read More