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This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.(cgpolice.gov.in)

Chhattisgarh Police recruit 13 transgenders as constables

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Police have recruited 13 transgender persons as constables, in an effort to boost the confidence of people from the community and change the society's perception towards them.
The notice issued by a Chhattisgarh police officer asking some panchayat representatives to move to safer areas due to Maoist violence has raised eyebrows.(FILE PHOTO/Representational image)
The notice issued by a Chhattisgarh police officer asking some panchayat representatives to move to safer areas due to Maoist violence has raised eyebrows.(FILE PHOTO/Representational image)

Chhattisgarh: Police 'notice' to panchayat representatives to move to safer area

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:20 AM IST
  • Manpur is considered a severely affected Maoist area in Rajnandgaon district of the state which comes under the CPI (Maoist) designated MMC zone.
Maoist rebels train in a forest area in Bihar.(AP)
Maoist rebels train in a forest area in Bihar.(AP)

32 Maoists surrender in Dantewada, four carried reward of Rs 1 lakh each

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Police claimed that the Maoists surrendered under ‘Lon Varratu’ drive under which banners were put up in their villages, appealing them to surrender.
The journalist, identified as Manish Soni, was booked for allegedly using explicit and derogatory language on Wednesday, said police. (HT Photo)
The journalist, identified as Manish Soni, was booked for allegedly using explicit and derogatory language on Wednesday, said police. (HT Photo)

On Congress leader’s complaint, Chhattisgarh police file FIR against scribe

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 06:06 PM IST
The journalist, identified as Manish Soni, denying the charges, claimed that the action against him was taken with a malafide intention and the video on the basis of which the FIR was registered was ‘edited’ by some other people.
The police seek to bridge the gap between them and the public through the user-friendly app.(Representational Image)
The police seek to bridge the gap between them and the public through the user-friendly app.(Representational Image)

Chhattisgarh police’s mobile app to provide online services

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 05:13 PM IST
The app, CG-COP, was launched by Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday through which the public will have access to at least 14 types of online services without visiting police stations
Preliminary investigation has revealed that he had illegally brought the diamonds from Payalikhand area of the district and was going to sell them in Odisha.(Sourced)
Preliminary investigation has revealed that he had illegally brought the diamonds from Payalikhand area of the district and was going to sell them in Odisha.(Sourced)

Chhattisgarh Police arrest diamond smuggler, seize 171 diamonds

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Police said that the smuggler is part of an interstate gang working in the area and more arrests are likely
Image for representation.(Getty Images)
Image for representation.(Getty Images)

Assistant sub-inspector of Chhattisgarh Police killed by Maoist in Bijapur district

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The DGP said that it appears that the ASI was first abducted by the local militia cadres of CPI (Maoist) and later killed.
On August 22, Raipur Police claimed having received a complaint of rape against Dr Adile.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
On August 22, Raipur Police claimed having received a complaint of rape against Dr Adile.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh Police register rape case against former director of medical education

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 03:50 PM IST
Raipur Police booked Dr SL Adile on the basis of the statement of a complainant in Mahila Thana on Monday and started a probe.
In her complaint, Ankhi Das alleged receiving death threats and social media abuse after a report in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) suggested that Facebook was biased towards the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in censoring hate speech.(live hindustan)
In her complaint, Ankhi Das alleged receiving death threats and social media abuse after a report in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) suggested that Facebook was biased towards the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in censoring hate speech.(live hindustan)

Chhattisgarh Police files FIR against Facebook’s Ankhi Das

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:36 AM IST
The FIR was registered after Tiwari was named in a complaint registered by Delhi Police’s cyber cell on the basis of a charge levelled against him by Das on Sunday.
A journalist in Chhattisgarh has been booked over a Facebook post.(Reuters File Photo)
A journalist in Chhattisgarh has been booked over a Facebook post.(Reuters File Photo)

Chhattisgarh journalist booked for Facebook post saying tribals killing each other

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 01:20 AM IST
Soni is a reporter of a regional channel operating in Surguja district. On March 25, he shared the photographs of personnel of district reserve guard (DRG) who were killed in a Maoist attack on March 18, and wrote a ”provocative” Facebook post.
Image for representation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Image for representation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

HC grants anticipatory bail to two IAS officers in NAN case lodged by ED

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 12:22 PM IST
The anticipatory bail order was passed on Friday.
Chhattisgarh Police has launched a combing operation of the jungle after the attack on the CAF camp.(AP file photo. Representative image)
Chhattisgarh Police has launched a combing operation of the jungle after the attack on the CAF camp.(AP file photo. Representative image)

Chhattisgarh: Maoists open fire on CAF camp , one jawan killed

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 02:06 PM IST
Constable Jitendra Bakde, who belonged to 22 Battalion of CAF, lost his life in the attack, the police said.
Tamradhwaj Sahu drew Amit Shah’s attention to the expansion of the Chhattisgarh Police since the new state was carved out of Madhya Pradesh (MP) two decades ago and 14 of its 27 districts come under the Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA) Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme.(PTI)
Tamradhwaj Sahu drew Amit Shah’s attention to the expansion of the Chhattisgarh Police since the new state was carved out of Madhya Pradesh (MP) two decades ago and 14 of its 27 districts come under the Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA) Security Related Expenditure (SRE) scheme.(PTI)

Amit Shah urged to increase Chhattisgarh Police funds

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Tamradhwaj Sahu wrote to Amit Shah on Wednesday and cited facts and figures to underscore a gradual decline in the Centre’s share in PMF.
In the old Police Headquarters (PHQ) of Chhattisgarh, which is located in Raipur town, 26 police personnel tested Covid-19 positive and another seven attached to the new PHQ in Naya Raipur.(HT Photo)
In the old Police Headquarters (PHQ) of Chhattisgarh, which is located in Raipur town, 26 police personnel tested Covid-19 positive and another seven attached to the new PHQ in Naya Raipur.(HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh: 443 security personnel found Covid-19 positive till now

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 04:18 PM IST
A police official said 114 personnel and officials from Chhattisgarh Police have tested Covid-19 positive, while another 329 jawans of paramilitary forces have also been infected.
The seizures were made in the in the jungles of Rajnandgaon district.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The seizures were made in the in the jungles of Rajnandgaon district.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Chhattisgarh police seize huge cache of ammo, wireless sets from Maoist hideouts

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2020 11:51 PM IST
The seizure included six detonators, 12 walkie-talkie sets and almost 1,000 bullets for various weapons such as AK-47 rifles, 9 mm pistols and self loading rifles.
Police have launched a combing operation in the area after the incident.(AP file photo. Representative image)
Police have launched a combing operation in the area after the incident.(AP file photo. Representative image)

Maoists kill policeman in Bijapur district of Bastar division

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 01:59 PM IST
The incident occurred at Maatwada village under the jurisdiction of Jangla police station limits late at night on Wednesday night when about a dozen Maoists killed the assistant constable with sharp-edged weapons in front of his parents, the IGP said.
New Delhi, India - March 15, 2018: NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - March 15, 2018: NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Tug of war between Centre and Chhattisgarh; NIA says state can’t probe 2013 Jheerum Ghati attack, approaches court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) wrote to Chhattisgarh police last week asking them not to proceed with the investigation in the first information report (FIR) registered by Bastar Police on May 26, saying it is already investigating the case.
Police personnel returning from leave will have to undergo home quarantine, while personnel of central police forces coming back from leave are being sent into institutional quarantine for a fortnight.(PTI)
Police personnel returning from leave will have to undergo home quarantine, while personnel of central police forces coming back from leave are being sent into institutional quarantine for a fortnight.(PTI)

Chhattisgarh Police ramps up Covid-19 testing after 8 cops found positive

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 04:21 PM IST
Director general of police DM Awasthi said around 5,000 tests have been conducted, including rapid tests, and some reports are pending.
On June 4, two people were arrested in Sukma, and two more were arrested in Kanker on Sunday. Police recovered ammunition for SLRs, INSAS rifles, AK-47 assault rifles and 303 rifles from them.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT file photo. Representative image)
On June 4, two people were arrested in Sukma, and two more were arrested in Kanker on Sunday. Police recovered ammunition for SLRs, INSAS rifles, AK-47 assault rifles and 303 rifles from them.(Arabinda Mahapatra/HT file photo. Representative image)

Chhattisgarh police detains two policemen for alleged involvement in supplying ammunition to Maoists

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 06:37 PM IST
Senior police officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were looking into the possible involvement of some more policemen in the matter as part of an ongoing investigation.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel addresses a special video conference on Covid-19 pandemic in Raipur earlier this month.(ANI Photo)
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel addresses a special video conference on Covid-19 pandemic in Raipur earlier this month.(ANI Photo)

All cops on Covid-19 lockdown duty to be tested, says Chhattisgarh Police chief

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 07:36 AM IST
Some 72,000 police personnel have been deployed across the state to enforce the Covid-19 lockdown.
Ravi, who was arrested by Raipur Police for running a fake Facebook page under the name of Nisha Jindal.(Facebook/Nisha Jindal)
Ravi, who was arrested by Raipur Police for running a fake Facebook page under the name of Nisha Jindal.(Facebook/Nisha Jindal)

‘I am Nisha Jindal’: Raipur Police arrest man for running controversial Facebook page

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 12:29 PM IST
The man, say Twitter users, has not been able to clear his engineering exams for the last 11 years.
The religious gatherings at the Tablighi Jamaat’s six-storey headquarters in Nizamuddin Basti in mid-March have emerged as the largest hot spot of coronavirus disease in the country.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
The religious gatherings at the Tablighi Jamaat’s six-storey headquarters in Nizamuddin Basti in mid-March have emerged as the largest hot spot of coronavirus disease in the country.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Coronavirus update: 16 Tablighi Jamaat members in Chhattisgarh booked for hiding travel details

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2020 09:54 AM IST
A 16-year-old boy, who tested positive for Covid-19 on April 4 and admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Raipur, was among those booked on Monday.
Tablighi Jamaat members were deboarded from a flight to Malaysia on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)
Tablighi Jamaat members were deboarded from a flight to Malaysia on Sunday afternoon.(HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM:8 Malaysians linked to Tablighi Jamaat deboarded from rescue flight and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 04:50 AM IST
As per IG Bastar Sunderraj P , the first incident took place in Sukma in which the encounter took place near Tondamarka village.
The Chhattisgarh man was picked up by a Bihar gang on January 8 from Raipur and five days later a ransom call was made.(Shutterstock Image)
The Chhattisgarh man was picked up by a Bihar gang on January 8 from Raipur and five days later a ransom call was made.(Shutterstock Image)

15 days after abduction, Chhattisgarh businessman rescued by police

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 10:08 AM IST
The 46-year old businessman, Praveen Somani runs a steel manufacturing unit in Siltara Industrial Estate area in Raipur district. He was picked up by the gang members when he drove out of his factory.
Santosh Yadav has maintained that he was not even in Darbha the day of the ambush. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/Vetta)
Santosh Yadav has maintained that he was not even in Darbha the day of the ambush. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/Vetta)

Bastar journalist booked on charges of rioting, criminal conspiracy, acquitted

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2020 07:59 PM IST
A Chhattisgarh Police Special Task Force Commander alleged that he had seen Yadav stand behind a Maoist fighter during an ambush in August that year. Yadav has maintained that he was not even in Darbha the day of the ambush.
The IG said that they have alerted all security camps about the development and searches are being conducted in nearby areas and all suspicious hideouts for presence of any such objects.(HT file photo)
The IG said that they have alerted all security camps about the development and searches are being conducted in nearby areas and all suspicious hideouts for presence of any such objects.(HT file photo)

In Chhattisgarh, forces fear Maoists are using drones for surveillance

Hindustan Times, Raipur/ New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2019 04:06 AM IST
The Chhattisgarh police informed the central government that a small red and white light emitting object, probably a drone, was seen flying near the CRPF camp in Kistaram and Pallodi last month at least four times, according to the state police.
Mohammad alleged that inside the jail he was called by one jail guard, Yogesh, who asked him about his political affiliation and started abusing him.(HT Photo)
Mohammad alleged that inside the jail he was called by one jail guard, Yogesh, who asked him about his political affiliation and started abusing him.(HT Photo)

Youth Congress leader claims beaten in jail, Chhattisgarh prisons chief orders probe

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 02:03 AM IST
Aas Mohammad, who is Raipur rural constituency vice-president of Youth Congress, was booked for allegedly manhandling a policeman of Mana police station on September 19.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel(PTI FILE)
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel(PTI FILE)

Chhattisgarh police files closure report in connection with case against CM Bhupesh Baghel

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2019 02:20 PM IST
In 2017, the Chhattisgarh Economic Offences Wing (EOW) had registered a case against then state Congress president Baghel and members of his family for alleged irregularities in plot allotment in Durg district.Baghel had denied the allegations
Tribal leader Soni Sori(Hindustan Times file photo)
Tribal leader Soni Sori(Hindustan Times file photo)

Chhattisgarh police books Bela Bhatia, Soni Sori

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 04:18 PM IST
A case was registered under section 188 of IPC (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) against Bela Bhatia, Soni Sori and others on September 16, police said on Friday.
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