Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Chattisgarh

Top Maoist trio severely ill with Covid, say Chhattisgarh Police, fear 50 insurgents infected

Bastar police officers say Naxalite leaders are seeking online medical help and have 'managed to procure PPE kits and vaccines'.

In Chhattisgarh’s Raipur, hospitals are running out of beds as Covid cases surge

As Chhattisgarh sees surge in Covid cases, state's capital Raipur has been the highest contributor with over 24,000 active cases and 1,492 deaths so far.

Unprecedented crisis: No beds, gasping patients, rising death toll in Chhattisgarh’s Durg

Durg is the second worst affected district in the state in terms of Covid cases, and is among the 15 districts with the highest caseloads in the country.

Many deaths, not enough hearses: Raipur’s Covid toll sees hospitals truck bodies to funerals

With hearses running out, hospitals such as Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital are being forced to use trucks to transport as many as 10 bodies at a time to the cremation.

CoBRA commando abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh ambush released

Rakeshwar Singh Manhas is part of special police unit CoBRA. Chhattisgarh govt nominated a two-member team, including one from tribal community, to secure his release.

Over 250 Maoists, trapped forces — Why Chhattisgarh encounter led to high casualties

The number of personnel killed in the encounter Saturday rose to 22 Sunday with one personnel still missing and 31 injured.

MP govt seeks deployment of six companies of paramilitary forces in Naxal-hit areas

According to police, around 100 Naxals from Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra have sneaked into Madhya Pradesh over the past few months to expand their base.

‘Remove BSF camps from sacred land’ — Chhattisgarh tribals from 103 villages begin protest

Villagers claim two new BSF camps in Kanker district were built on land that had two 'Devasthals' or holy places. Police dispute claim & say Maoists are behind the protest.

Covid-positive Congress MP Punia violated Epidemic Act, we’ll move court — Chhattisgarh BJP

Chhattisgarh BJP says Congress leader P.L. Punia violated Epidemic Diseases Act & Disaster Management Act as he held public meetings in Raipur despite being Covid-positive.

Dantewada villagers file police complaints against Naxals, SP says this is unprecedented

According to police, residents of Chikpal, Parcheli and Nahadi villages have accused Maoists of rounding them up and then assaulting them. FIRs have been lodged in all 3 cases.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.