Jagdalpur

CG-17, Jagdalpur

Forces training local breed dogs against Naxals

Banking on the predatory skills of local breed dogs, the security forces are now training these canines to sniff out their nemesis and assist the security forces in winning the battle against the Left Wing Extremists. The dogs are slated to possess a high sensors and given the effective training, these little armies can prove to be a major ammunition for the local security in their fight against the Maoists.

90 Kg explosives seized from Naxal camp

In one of the major hauls, a joint strike-force team of District Force, Central Reserve Police Force (STF) recovered about 90 kilograms of explosives and other materials during raid on three hutments serving as a collective 'Maoists camp' in restive Bijapur district on Thursday. Post the raid, a huge quantity of explosives recovered from the camp situated recovered from the camp situated near Neelmadgu village under Farsegarh police station limits, were destroyed in the forest itself.

'Anti-tribal policy of State Government unleashes terror in tribal belts, alleges Hariprasad

All India Congress Committee General Secretary and State party In-charge B K Hariprassad

'The corruption and irregularities in ruling Bhartiya Janata Party is spreading like epidemic in State and worse effected are the tribal areas. The impact is so large that about 40,000 thousand tribals ar present are reported missing in the State.' Speaking at the public meeting before the gherao of Bijapur Collectorate here on Thursday, State party In-charge B K Hariprasad said that anti-tribal policy of the State Government has unleashed terror in the tribal belts and are fear life threat and migrating to safer places.

Congress stir in Jagdalpur against graft in State Government

All India Congress Committee General Secretary and State party in-charge B K Hariprasad speaking during public meeting

'Time will come, when people of Chhattisgarh will see that Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh along with his minister will be behind the bars over the alleged 'Coalgate Scam', said All India Congress Committee General Secretary and State party in-charge B K Hariprasad during gherao of collectorate at Jagdalpur here on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Congress staged massive demonstration and senior leaders including CPCC President Nand Kumar Patel surrendered before Inspector General Office.

'Blackout' in Bijapur, Bastar since 3 days

Chhattisgarh Map

As many as528 villages in restive Bijapur and Bastar districts of so-called power surplus State, is groping with a massive 'blackout' for past 2-3 days following a major technical snag that has hit Bijapur-Bhairamgarh power station. However, the employees of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL) are calming that war-footing steps were in place to restore power supply at the earliest, even as the power failure has plunged the would district into dark and pushed people back to dark ages, in the face of left wing insurgency plaguing the entire region.

CRPF jawans seize explosives

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) logo, Chhattisgarh

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) made recovery of explosives from the restive areas of Bijapur district. The personnel of the CRPF 168 battalion were on a routine search on Monday evening when they found the explosives. The team recovered 15 kilograms landmine from an area falling between Basaguda-Murtunda villages, situated 47 km from Bijapur district head-quarter. The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) of the battalion defused the bomb on the spot and averted a major mishap. Also recovered along with landmine were 2 detonators and a 200 meter electric wire.

Deadly design foiled four powerful bombs defused in Bijapur

Bijapur Map

Foiling another deadly design of red-rebels, security forces at different clock time on Friday defused four powerful bombs planted at separate locations in restive Bijapur district. The insurgents had planted the potential explosives to target the personnel of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), but their nefarious plans were exposed before it could take its toll on precious lives.

Jawans in Bijapur district get hoax call of Naxal ambush

It was sheer luck that a squad of security forces on Wednesday afternoon survived a deadly Naxal ambush in restive Bijapur district, when they reached to defuse a cache of nearly 20 'tiffin bombs' supposedly planted by the rebels on a forested interior road. The tip-off, however, turned out to be a mere 'hoax' because the tiffin boxes were filled with sand and nuggets. The spot is situated 8 kilometers away from Bijapur district head quarters and some 490 kilometers from the State Capital Raipur.