Chhattisgarh will play role of pwer engine in india's growth story: Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh will play role of Power Engine in india's growth story

Chhattisgarh will play role of Power Engine in india's growth story: Raman Singh With highest gross Domestic Product (GDP), abundance mineral sources and surplus power , Chhattisgarh is not only the desiered destination for investors but the start would play the pole of power engine in india's growth story, said Chif minister Dr. Raman Singh whils interacting with the prospective investors in vibrant Gujarat global summit organised at Gandhi Nagar.

Neighbour held for schoolboy's abduction

Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's industrial town Bhilai was tense Monday after the body of an abducted 10-year-old schoolboy was found almost six days after he was reported missing, police said. His neighbour has been arrested.

Satyajit Singh was abducted Jan 5 while returning home from school.

His body was found in a gutter in Sector-5 area, sparking protests by people who accused police of laxity in the case.

Police swung into action after the protest and arrested Ajay Kumar, 20, a neighbour of the boy. Police claimed he had confessed to the crime.

Three women Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Three women Maoists were arrested Monday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.

The women rebels, who are in early 20s, were picked up from an interior forested pocket in Bijapur district, about 450 km south from Raipur.

'The women were arrested by a patrolling team comprised of District Force (DF) and the special police officers (SPOs) in Potenar area. We believe they were linked to a few attacks,' said Additional Superintendent of Police B.P. Rajbhanu.

Paramilitary personnel bust a Maoist camp in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Police and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel bust a Maoist camp during a joint operationin Rajnandgaon District.

The security forces seized arms, ammunitions and essential items of daily use such as hair oil, soap bars, edibles and transistors among others.

The police on Sunday said the seizure was done after a brief encounter.

Army confirms first training base in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: Confirming TOI report on December 13 that the Army had identified land for a training base in Narayanpur district along the edges of Abhujmaad — a Maoist-controlled forest plateau straddling Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra — the Army authorities here have issued a press release describing the move as a win-win prospect for both the people of the region and the armed forces.

Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Maoist forces

Battling rising Maoist militancy, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to add another 2,400 special police officers (SPOs) to be drawn from local youths to combat the guerrillas, an official said on Monday. "The SPOs have proved to be an asset for the state in fighting Maoist militancy and also in breaking their intelligence network," a senior police officer told IANS.

He said that at least 2,400 local youths in Bastar will be appointed as SPOs this year to team up with police and central forces to dismantle Maoists terror network in a sprawling area of 40,000 sq km.

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University B Pharm Exam Nov/Dec 2010 Result Declared

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, on January 8, 2011, has declared the result of Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) V Semester (Regular & Back), VI Semester (Back) and VII Semester (Regular & Back) exam. The exams were held in November/December 2010. To know more about the results, candidates can visit the university's official website: http://csvtu.ac.in/.

Two Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur, January 08: Two Maoists surrendered themselves in Bijapur of Chhattisgarh on Friday. According to police officials, the Maoists however, did not surrender any arms and ammunition and are believed to be involved in many incidents of violence and crime. Meanwhile, one of the surrendered Maoists said that they witnessed torture of villagers and were threatened by fellow cadres. The Maoists have spread into rural pockets of 20 of India's 28 states

Three abducted Chhattisgarh tribals still traceless

The Chhattisgarh Police early Sunday conducted raids in Maoist hideouts in restive Bastar region to trace three tribal civilians who were abducted by the rebels Jan 2.

Relatives of the abducted tribals, Kanval Singh, Dhan Singh and Lalji Ram, residents of Upartonka village in Kanker district, informed police that Maoists came to the village Jan 2 and took them away accusing them of being police informers.

Chhattisgarh unveils SEZ policy

Chhattisgarh government has unveiled the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) policy 2010 in a bid to widen its investment horizon and attract more investors in different sectors.

The state cabinet cleared the policy on Thursday proposed by the industry department. A few amendments were made in the draft after senior ministers raised objections on some points. The ministers advocated developing SEZ in the areas where government had more land.