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.
10 Nov 2020
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?
Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.
02 Nov 2020
After Maharashtra, Delhi mulls banning sale of loose cigarettes, beedis
Taking a leaf out of the Maharashtra government's handbook, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government is considering banning the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis, reports said on Monday.
22 Oct 2020
Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.
22 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 77 lakh; over 1.16 lakh dead
India on Wednesday reported roughly 55,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the 77 lakh mark.
19 Oct 2020
Schools to reopen in these states today; check guidelines here
Some states have decided to reopen schools starting Monday (October 19) as India emerges from the coronavirus lockdown.
17 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months
For the first time in 1.5 months, the number of active coronavirus infections has fallen under eight lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
16 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73.6 lakh with 63k+ new cases
India on Thursday reported over 63,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 73.68 lakh cases.
11 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: As outbreak pace slows, India crosses 7 million mark
India on Saturday reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the seven million mark. The number of recoveries has also crossed the six million mark.
09 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases
India on Thursday reported over 70,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 69 lakh cases.
07 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead
India reported over 71,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the nationwide tally to 67.5 lakh cases. The recovery rate rose to 85%.
02 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases
On Thursday, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 63.9 lakh cases, with over 81,000 fresh infections. Over 1,000 fatalities in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 99,824.
29 Sep 2020
India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry
India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
18 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 52 lakh with 96k+ new cases
India on Thursday reported over 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 52.12 lakh cases. The death toll climbed to 84,424 after reporting over 1,100 fresh fatalities on Thursday.
16 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 50 lakh with 91k+ new cases
India on Tuesday reported over 91,000 new coronavirus infections, the sixth time in the past week that daily new cases rose above 90,000.