Articles about Chhattisgarh
17 Sep 2021
Chhattisgarh: Three killed in elephant attacks; nine deaths in September
Three persons were killed in elephant attacks in Mahasamund, Jashpur and Balod districts of Chhattisgarh, taking the count of fatalities to nine so far this month, a forest official said.
07 Sep 2021
CM Baghel's father sent to custody over remarks against Brahmins
Congress leader and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's father, Nand Kumar Baghel, has been sent to a 15-day judicial custody by a court in Raipur for allegedly making derogatory comments about the Brahmin community, news agency ANI reported citing his lawyer.
02 Sep 2021
Chhattisgarh: Government teacher suspended for 'hurting' religious sentiments
A government school teacher has been suspended for allegedly beating up students for observing fast on the Janmashtami festival and making an objectionable comment against a Hindu god in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, officials said on Thursday.
02 Sep 2021
Chhattisgarh: Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion
A 21-year-old woman in Chhattisgarh's Durg district has lodged a case against her husband, accusing him of forcibly converting her religion for marriage, indulging in unnatural sex with her, and harassing her for dowry, an official said on Thursday.
27 Aug 2021
Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again
Amid an ongoing power tussle in the ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met Rahul Gandhi at the latter's residence on Friday for the second time this week.
25 Aug 2021
Chhattisgarh: Class 9 student stabbed to death in school
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by two minors in a government school in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh city, police said on Wednesday.
24 Aug 2021
RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'
After Punjab, another crisis brews for the Indian National Congress in Chhattisgarh where the party was said to have a stable government.
11 Aug 2021
MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter
A 25-year-old Naxal carrying a reward of Rs. eight lakh on his head was nabbed after an encounter with the police in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Wednesday.
13 Jul 2021
Chhattisgarh: Private bus operators to go on strike from today
Private bus operators in Chhattisgarh have decided to go on an indefinite strike beginning July 13 i.e. today in support of their demands including a hike in the passenger fare, a senior leader said on Monday.
22 Jun 2021
Seven tribals thrashed for 'stealing fish' in Chhattisgarh; 10 held
Seven tribals, including a minor boy, all belonging to Pando tribal community, were thrashed with sticks in front of villagers in the Balrampur District of Chhattisgarh after they were accused of stealing fishes from a pond, following which husband of the village sarpanch and nine others were arrested on Monday, police said.
10 Jun 2021
Chhattisgarh: Woman, five daughters jump to death before speeding train
A woman and her five daughters allegedly died by suicide by jumping in front of a moving train apparently after a domestic dispute in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund district, police said on Thursday.
04 Jun 2021
'Stop eating if inflation is a national calamity': BJP MLA
People who call inflation a national calamity should quit eating and using fuel, says Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Chhattisgarh Minister Brijmohan Agrawal.
29 May 2021
Woman trampled to death by wild elephant in Chhattisgarh
A 40-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, a forest official said.
27 May 2021
Get vaccinated or forgo salaries, Chhattisgarh officer tells staff
A tribal welfare department officer in the Chhattisgarh district has issued an order asking its staff members to get vaccinated against COVID-19, failing which their salaries for the next month will be withheld.
21 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday announced that the state government will cover the cost of vaccination against COVID-19 for all people above the age of 18.
13 Apr 2021
COVID-19: Bodies pile up at government hospitals in Chhattisgarh
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, dead bodies of coronavirus patients are piling up at a worrying speed at various government hospitals in Chhattisgarh, one of the worst-hit states, reports said.
08 Apr 2021
'Salaried people can't be martyrs,' says writer after Naxal attack
Sikha Sarma, a 48-year-old Guwahati-based writer was arrested on Tuesday on various charges including sedition over her Facebook post on Indian security forces after 22 personnel got martyred in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last weekend.
07 Apr 2021
MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15
The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday suspended bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15 in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring state.
07 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh: Maoists release picture of the commando in their custody
The Communist Party of India (Maoist) today released a picture of a commando from the CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) unit, confirming that he is in their custody.
06 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release
The five-year-old daughter of a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando has appealed for the release of her father, who is reportedly in the custody of Naxals in Chhattisgarh.
05 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims
Several media reports on Monday cited "faulty intelligence reports" as the reason for the death of 22 security personnel in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.
05 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans
Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Chhattisgarh this morning to review the situation following Saturday's Maoist attack in the state's Bastar region, which claimed the lives of at least 22 security personnel.
04 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured
The death toll in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur climbed to 22 on Sunday. The whereabouts of one other soldier remain unknown.
03 Apr 2021
COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh
Durg, a district in Chhattisgarh, is in the middle of a major crisis due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases in the past few weeks.
02 Apr 2021
Chhattisgarh: Lockdown in Durg from April 6 to 14
The administration in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Friday announced a complete lockdown from April 6 to 14, in light of the spike in rising COVID-19 cases in the region, an official said.
26 Mar 2021
Now shell out five-times more for going maskless in Chhattisgarh
The Chhattisgarh government increased the amount of penalty for maskless people from Rs. 100 to Rs. 500 for strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines, an official said on Friday.
30 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases
India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.73 million cases.
29 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new cases
India on Thursday reported nearly 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.72 million cases.
28 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.7 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.9%.
26 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases
India on Monday reported roughly 9,000 coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over seven months.
22 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported at least 14,000 fresh infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.62 million cases.
17 Jan 2021
Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots
On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.
08 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.4 million with 18K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.41 million cases.
22 Dec 2020
India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.
10 Dec 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 32,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 97.68 lakh.
24 Nov 2020
First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.
18 Nov 2020
No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future
After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.
18 Nov 2020
Online studies dubbed ineffective by teachers and parents: Study
The coronavirus pandemic, which has upset the world's order, forced students to switch to online classes but a majority of teachers and parents are dissatisfied with this change, a study by Azim Premji University revealed.
17 Nov 2020
In first since mid-July, less than 30,000 coronavirus cases recorded
India's steep decline with respect to new coronavirus cases is continuing, with Monday bringing some much-needed good news. For the first time since mid-July, the country logged less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 infections.
14 Nov 2020
Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur
Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.