Articles about Chhattisgarh
16 Apr 2022Politics
The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.
30 Dec 2021India
Religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Khajuraho on Thursday morning by the Chhattisgarh Police over his remarks against Mahatma Gandhi.
20 Nov 2021India
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced the Swachh Survekshan 2021 awards and Indore has once again been named the cleanest city in India.
08 Nov 2021India
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier opened fire at a camp in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, killing four of his colleagues and injuring three others.
15 Oct 2021India
In a shocking incident, a speeding vehicle rammed into a religious procession, killing one person and injuring around 20 others in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur.
30 Sep 2021Politics
As the suspense over the possibility of change in leadership in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh continues, the political heat appears to be once again escalating in the state after over a dozen Congress MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday.
23 Sep 2021India
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by five culprits, including two minors, in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur district, the police said on Thursday.
17 Sep 2021India
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 2021Politics
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021Politics
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 2021India
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 2021Politics
After Punjab, another crisis brews for the Indian National Congress in Chhattisgarh where the party was said to have a stable government.
11 Aug 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021Politics
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
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.
26 Mar 2021India
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 2021India
India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.73 million cases.
29 Jan 2021India
India on Thursday reported nearly 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.72 million cases.
28 Jan 2021India
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 2021India
India on Monday reported roughly 9,000 coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over seven months.
22 Jan 2021India
India on Thursday reported at least 14,000 fresh infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.62 million cases.
17 Jan 2021India
On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.