The blast occurred when the security personnel were returning after carrying out an anti-Maoist operation last night in a forest near Ranibodli village, around 450 kms from Raipur.
Doctors and activists found a higher than normal incidence of tuberculosis, mental illnesses and arthritis-like joint pains, even among people below the age of 30.
Studies from Chhattisgarh and other states show that most private hospitals force people to pay additional money even after using health insurance.
Verma was arrested in the middle of the night merely at the behest of a state government. It is an alarming sign.
The incident allegedly took place on July 31, when a Raksha Bandhan programme was organised by the CRPF troopers at a residential school in Palnar village under Kuakonda police station.
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While the homes of Gotti Koya adivasis, migrants from Chattisgarh’s Sukma, are being burnt by the forest department, the original Koyas of this area are losing their land to non-tribal settlers.
Addressing a group of “eminent persons” in Chhattisgarh, he also said the Congress party was “merely an instrument of gaining independence”.
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The Sukma superintendent of police apparently made the comments at a function organised by an automobile company.
The Gadchiroli couple who had alleged that two women from Chattisgarh had been detained and assaulted by Maharashtra’s C-60 commandos has now been arrested.
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The people, whose land was turned into geometrical black holes, are rising against further land acquisition and forest diversion for mining in the area.
Tauseef Ahmad Bhat was arrested from the Jammu-Tawi Express in Madhya Pradesh after a Bajrang Dal coordinator filed an FIR against him.
Santosh Yadav has said that an inmate was planning an attack on him and has expressed apprehensions of being killed inside the jail.
Instead of taking up her complaint, local police have been intimidating her and asking her to prove her identity