Everything you need to know about Bijapur Darbar Galli: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bijapur Darbar Galli: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that the enquiry into the attack on Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail will be conducted in a time bound manner.
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) Troopers of the para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) had a narrow escape Wednesday in a jungle pocket of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-riddled Bijapur district as Maoists ambushed a search party, police said.
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) It's that time of the year when the Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat makes its annual move to this summer capital following a century-old tradition and, quite naturally, a spit and polish job is under way to welcome the 'Darbar' when it begins arriving towards the end of this month.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit has finished the action-packed shooting of Anubhav Sinha's "Gulaab Gang".
Raipur, April 13 (IANS) Two troopers of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were injured in a gunfight with Maoist militants in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Saturday, police said.
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New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor brought back memories of his "Karz" days when he played the trademark tune from the 1980 film on the set of filmmaker Subhash Ghai's "Kaanchi". The actor and director are teaming again after 32 years, and it was a nostalgic moment for Rishi.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee gave away 54 Padma awards at a function in the Darbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan here Friday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals batsman Ajinkya Rahane congratulated teammate and skipper Rahul Dravid on receiving India's third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, from President Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan's Darbar Hall Friday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Batting great Rahul Dravid received India's third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, from President Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan's Darbar Hall Friday.
Actor Ayushman Khurana was seen performing live on the songs of his upcoming movie 'Nautanki Salaa', in a bar in Mumabi with the entire cast of the movie. In addition to Ayushman, co-actors Kunaal Roy Kapur, Pooja Salvi and Evelyn Sharma were also present there for promoting the Nautanki Salaa, which is set to release on April 12, 2013.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Director Rohan Sippy is not worried about his film "Nautanki Saala" being affected by the soon-to-start Indian Premier League (IPL) as he believes "competition is inevitable" in today's times.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana says he is lucky to be a rare breed of actors in Bollywood who act as well as sing in their films.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday conferred 14 Shaurya Chakras - three of them posthumously - on armed forces and paramilitary personnel for conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and devotion to duty.
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Persian language for the first time paved the way for secular and mass education in India, said historian and scholar Ziauddin Ahmed Shakeeb.
Hyderabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Monday made an aerial survey of Maoist-affected areas of Karimnagar district on the new helicopter provided by the central government for operations against the insurgents in north Telangana and adjoining parts of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) When the Goa assembly convenes Monday, the reams of cyclostyled paper with questions and answers and other text, a common sight in every state legislature, will hardly be seen. High definition (HD) screens will take their place, functioning in the manner of a TV prompter.
Dubai, Jan. 17 (ANI): A Gurdwara in Dubai has become a major tourist destination with over 800,000 visitors eating its community kitchen (langar) since its inauguration last year.
Sukma/New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Sodi Mada has a thing for children. Just like the Pied Piper of Hamelin, this resident of Sukma district of Chhattisgah lures children away - but to school.
Srinagar, Dec.20 (ANI): The Winter Secretariat in Srinagar is functioning actively, with state government ministers rotationally interacting with local residents to resolve their grievances.
Patna, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bihar government plans to record voices of all prisoners through an advanced speech recognition technology besides holding prisoner 'darbars' to redress their grievances, a police official said Wednesday.
Raipur, Nov 7 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas killed an assistant sub-inspector of police in Chhattisgarh Wednesday, a day after he was abducted from a forested area, police said.
Jammu, Nov.5 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday condemned the fresh threats issued to the village headmen in the Kashmir Valley as the civil secretariat and other offices reopened in the state's winter capital, Jammu, amid tight security.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Nov.5 (ANI): In a brutal act, the Maoists raped two minor tribal girls in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Police rescued both the victims, while they were out on patrol in the area.
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct. 28 (ANI): The annual movement of offices and officers of the Jammu and Kashmir Government, also known as the 'Darbar' (Secretariat) shift from summer capital of Srinagar to winter capital Jammu has taken place amidst tight security.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): A drug currently used to treat type 2 diabetes could be just as effective in treating addiction to drugs, including cocaine, Vanderbilt researchers have revealed.
Raipur, Oct.22 (ANI): A Naxalite allegedly involved in a dacoity was arrested from forest area in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday.
Srinagar, Oct.20 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday demanded a waiver of the cap of six to nine LPG cylinders, saying his state could not be treated at par with other states of the country in view of the sub-zero temperatures during winters.
Nagpur, Oct.20 (ANI): Police in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli District have arrested a young woman Naxalite during a swift security operation on Friday.
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) A police squad had a narrow escape after Maoist guerrillas ambushed it with a landmine blast and engaged it in a gun battle on the Bijapur-Gidam Road in Dantewada in southern Chhattisgarh, officials said.
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Saturday it was his childhood desire to pray at the Hazratbal shrine, but it came about so that his wish was fulfilled only after taking over as the country's home minister.
Raipur, Oct 9 (IANS) Bijapur police Tuesday arrested four hardcore Maoist ultras involved in half-a-dozen cases of heinous crimes, police officials said.
Gurgaon, Oct 9 (IANS) 'Galli Galli Sim Sim', the Indian version of world renowned educational children's series 'Sesame Street', is all set to increasing its impact and reach to families in north and central India with its radiophone project, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Raipur, Oct 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas fired a rocket-like object at a police station in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh Tuesday but it failed to explode, police said.
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) His last musical extravaganza "Yuvvraaj" failed to click at the box office, so Subhash Ghai is leaving no stone unturned to make his next directorial venture a musical delight. He has roped in successful composers like Salim-Suleiman and Ismail Darbar, and lyricist Irshad Kamil, for it.
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was attending a massive 'Janata Darbar' (public hearing) in Yavatmal town of Vidarbha region, four debt-ridden farmers committed suicide, an activist said here Saturday.
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road surface, police said Saturday.
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A large number of technical and explosive experts among the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh have entered Chhattisgarh with a view to attacking security forces, police sources said.
Raipur, Aug 7 (ANI): Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commandos were killed in a IED blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District on Tuesday.
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 3 (ANI): The constant fear of Maoists is forcing local residents to migrate out of Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded charges over the Sarkeguda killings late last month.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has said that his government is ready to any probe for the Korsaguda gunfight,
Raipur, July 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday asserted that his government was open to any probe that would clear apprehensions over the Korsaguda gunfight, in which 19 villagers were gunned down as Maoists by security forces late last month.
Raipur, July 6 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government has ordered a judicial probe into last week's Bijapur encounter in which over 20 Maoists were killed.
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Undeterred by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's cold response to its initial findings in the alleged staged Korasuguda gunfight, the Congress's Chhattisgarh unit Thursday indicated it would raise the 17 tribals' killing in the monsoon session of the assembly beginning July 12.
Dubai, July 3 (IANS) Ornate 24-carat gold canopies for the Guru Granth Sahib religious text of Sikhism, Italian marble on the walls and floor, stunning chandeliers and a five-star kitchen - Dubai's first gurdwara is a grand realisation of the aspirations of 50,000 Sikhs in the UAE.
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today in the shadow of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) June 27-28 anti-naxal operation that left 20 people dead.
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, terming the claims "stereotypical".
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna, one of the most successful stars of Hindi cinema, has been undergoing treatment in Lilavati Hospital here for eight days now but the former superstar had very few visitors.
New Delhi/ Hyderabad/ Chennai, June 29 (ANI): Social activist and Maoist sympathiser Swami Agnivesh has called for a judicial probe into gunbattles between security forces and rebels in Chhattisgarh, after the latest exchange of fire.
Raipur, June 29 (ANI): At least 20 Naxals, including a woman, were killed in a fierce overnight encounter in the dense forests of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
As much as 17 Maoist activists have been killed in three places of Chattisgharh after a clash held between the rebels and jawans of Central Reserve Police Force. The rebels had attacked on CRPF's van Thursday night......
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces in Chhattisgarh Friday killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places, police said.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said that a detailed report on the firing between the Maoists and the security forces that took place in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District earlier last night has been sought from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state government.
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Designer Rohit Verma, who was known for his loud-mouth antics in the third edition of "Big Boss", says the controversial reality show not only changed him personally, it also helped him gain recognition as a designer.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), May 22 (IANS) A jawan of the Chhattisgarh Police was killed while his colleague sustained serious injury Tuesday when they stepped on a pressure bomb planted by outlawed Maoists, police said.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Mumbai knows no boundaries! If the city doesn't sleep, it doesn't stop eating either. While jostling one another in the overcrowded streets, Mumbaikers love to savour street food. From sinking their teeth into kheema ghotala to savouring hot fafda jalebi to enjoying the usual bun maska with chai - they relish every cuisine available in the nooks and corners of the bustling city.
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) A shutdown called by Maoists crippled life in parts of Chhattisgarh Wednesday, with the rebels attacking and injuring eight policemen, resorting to firing, torching vehicles and putting up road blocks. They also killed a trader.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): In order to address the development deficit in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas, the Central Government is implementing the Integrated Action Plan in 78 selected tribal and backward districts in nine LWE affected states for providing public infrastructure and services.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Armed with mobile phones and projectors, teachers in 150 anganwadis in Gujarat are all set to impart health and hygiene education to hundreds of kids while improving their teaching skills, activists said Tuesday.
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) With zebra crossings, road dividers and fences being painted, even during a downpour, Srinagar is being spruced up as top offices reopen here after six months of functioning in winter capital Jammu. But residents are asking if all this is really necessary in the face of more pressing needs.
Kanpur, Apr 22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the 'Janata Darbar' were essential in giving his administration an approachable face as well as furthering the cause of good governance.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) In a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Maoist rebels Friday triggered a powerful landmine blast in the troubled Bastar region killing three people, police said.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday carried out a deadly attack on the convoy of a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) triggering a powerful landmine blast in the troubled Bastar region in which three persons were killed, police said.
Lucknow, Apr 18 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has kick started "Janta Darbar", to be held on Wednesday at his residence.
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Questioning the union home ministry's move to include the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as an item on the agenda of the April 16 Chief Ministers' Conference on Internal Security, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday demanded an exclusive discussion on the proposed anti-terror hub.
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 5 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, on Thursday called for increased participation and retention of women scientists for overall development of the nation.
Srinagar, Nov. 27 (ANI): Locals here are pinning their hopes in a village council to get their grievances redressed after the state assembly shifted secretariat to Jammu.
Jammu, Nov 3 (ANI): In accordance with traditional custom, state authorities in Jammu and Kashmir shifted operations of Darbar, State Secretariat, from the summer capital of Srinagar to winter capital Jammu amid tight security on Wednesday.
Lahore, Oct 8(ANI): Religious and religio-political parties have held rallies across Pakistan to protest against the death sentence awarded to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, and to press the government for his early release.
Washington, August 24 (ANI): A new research has indicated that men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 20(ANI): At least 11 policemen were killed in an ambush laid by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday.
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has established a link between a master molecule of the immune system to the pathology of asthma.
Bijapur, June 6 (ANI): A Maoist ultra was killed in a fierce encounter with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District on Sunday.
Nagpur, May 28(ANI): Bollywood music director Ismail Darbar has alleged that the coveted Oscar award conferred upon movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' in 2009 was compromised and had been "bought" by the recipients.
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad must review its counter-terrorism strategy, following a discouraging statement given in this regard by the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, during his recent visit to the country.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): A young teenager walked up to a bus stand in lower Dir, Northwest Pakistan, on Monday, and blew himself up, killing at least six people. This happened a day after a blast at the 13th century Sakhi Shah Darbar shrine near Dera Ghazi Khan that claimed 50 lives, and left many more fighting for their lives.
Wagah, Mar.23 (ANI): About 300 Pakistani Hindus from the Shadani Darbar crossed the Wagah border checkpost into India on Wednesday to undertake a tour of various Hindu shrines in the country.
Lahore, Feb.6 (ANI): A rally was staged in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, on Sunday, against militancy and attacks on Sufi shrines.
Bijapur, Jan 18 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police gunned down two Maoists and arrested six in Bijapur district on Tuesday.
Bijapur, Jan 13 (ANI): In a joint operation, the state police and the paramilitary forces busted a camp of Maoists in the Kutru region of Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District on Wednesday.
Patna, Jan 12 (ANI): The President of All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), Subhasini Ali, along with the other women protestors burnt an effigy of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and demanded his resignation here on Wednesday over his recent remarks on the mental state of Rupam Pathak, who stabbed a legislator to death.
Patna, Jan 10 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government will fully cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Raj Kishore Kesri.
Purnea (Bihar), Jan 6 (ANI): The murder case of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Raj Kishore Kesri took a new turn on Thursday with the police arresting Navlesh Pathak, the editor of a local English weekly 'Quisling', who had for the first time reported the sexual harassment complaint of Rupam Pathak.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Nov.27 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police on Saturday confirmed the arrest of a senior Maoist rebel during a routine operation near Bijapur.
Guwahati, Oct.30 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities along with Guwahati residents participated in a peace run on Saturday, pledging support for peace and harmony in the region.
Lahore, Oct 26 (ANI): Pakistan police have badly failed to hunt the masterminds and terrorists behind brazen suicide attacks at Islamic shrines located in various districts of the country so far.
Bijapur, Oct.20 (ANI): The Maoists opened fire at a bus carrying both civilians and police personnel in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District on Wednesday.
Anantnag, Oct.11 (ANI): Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, Kuldeep Khoda on Monday stressed on the need to strengthen a good relation between police and public.
Bijapur, Oct 1 (ANI): The four policemen kidnapped by Maoists from Bhopalapatnam in Chhattisgarh, have been released.
New Delhi, Sept.30 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today appealed to the Maoists to respect international humanitarian law and release all the four policemen from their custody unharmed.
Raipur, Sep 29 (ANI): Maoists on Tuesday night extended the 48-hours-long deadline by another 24 hours for the release of four policemen held captive by them in the jungles of Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Sep. 27 (ANI): The families of policemen being held hostage by Maoists in Bhopalpatnam, near the Chhattisgarh- Andhra border, have appealed for their release without delay.
Rajnandgaon/ Raipur/ Durg, Sep 21 (ANI): Maoists killed a village head and three police personnel at various places in Chhattisgarh.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 22 (ANI): The State Police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in a joint operation arrested a suspected Maoist from the Sambalpur jungles in Kanker region of Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District.
Dantewada, Aug 14 (ANI): Around 60 armed Maoists set at least six trucks loaded with iron ore on fire in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District on Saturday.
Chhattisgarh (Kanker), July 23 (ANI): The story of Bastar has unfortunately shrunk to that of a battle ground; a battle of wits and a show of strength between State authorities and the Naxals.
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 23 (ANI): Maoists on Thursday killed a prominent leader of the civil militia movement, Salwa Judum, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District.