Chhattisgarh: News

23 Jun 2024


2 paramilitary soldiers killed in Maoist IED blast in Chhattisgarh

Two paramilitary soldiers lost their lives in Sukma, Chhattisgarh, after an improvised explosive device (IED) that was planted under their truck by Maoists detonated.

17 Jun 2024


Delayed monsoon progress likely to revive by late June

The monsoon in India has been weaker than usual, with meteorologists predicting a revival only by the last week of June.

15 Jun 2024


8 Maoists, one security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

Eight Maoists were killed by security forces in the isolated region of Abujhmarh, Chhattisgarh, on Saturday.

08 Jun 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Chhattisgarh: Man offers chopped-off finger at temple after NDA win 

In an extreme display of political devotion, a 30-year-old man from Balrampur, Chhattisgarh, severed his own finger and offered it at a temple following the National Democratic Alliance's victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

Video: Security forces engage in gunfight with Maoists; 7 killed 

Seven Maoists were killed and three Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans were injured in an exchange of fire in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Friday.

05 Jun 2024

Amit Shah

LS polls result: BJP's big margin victories despite reduced tally

The Bharatiya Janata Party saw several candidates win by more than five lakh votes in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, despite not securing a majority on its own.

18 May 2024


Chhattisgarh: 5 family members axed to death; killer commits suicide

In a shocking incident in the Sarangarh-Bilaigarh district of Chhattisgarh, five members of a family, including a child, were brutally found murdered.

08 May 2024

Andhra Pradesh

Torrential rain claims 7 lives in Hyderabad as wall collapses

Seven individuals, including a four-year-old child, lost their lives when a retaining wall at an under-construction apartment in Hyderabad's Bachupally area collapsed due to heavy rainfall.

30 Apr 2024


7 Maoists killed in anti-Naxal operation in Bastar

In a significant anti-Naxal operation in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district, seven Maoists were gunned down by security forces on Tuesday.

29 Apr 2024


Mahadev betting case: Sahil Khan was arrested after 1,800km journey

After a daring four-day, 1,800-kilometer journey spanning five states, actor and fitness influencer Sahil Khan's escapade to evade arrest in the Mahadev betting app case met an abrupt end recently.

21 Apr 2024


Former IAS officer arrested in Chhattisgarh liquor scam

Anil Tuteja, a retired officer from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

19 Apr 2024


CRPF officer severely injured amidst Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha election

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer was severely injured on Friday morning during the Bastar Lok Sabha seat polling in Chhattisgarh.

17 Apr 2024

Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah praises anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday praised the security forces for their successful anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district.

Chhattisgarh: Video shows behind the scenes of Maoist encounter

In a significant operation against Maoists, 29 rebels were neutralized in Chhattisgarh's dense Hapatola forest in Kanker district on Tuesday.

16 Apr 2024


3 days before polls, 29 Maoists killed in Bastar encounter

A major encounter broke out between Maoists and security forces in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district in the Bastar region, in which 29 Maoists were killed and three security personnel were injured.

10 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Chhattisgarh: 12 laborers killed as their bus falls into ditch

At least 12 people were killed and 14 others were injured after a bus transporting employees from a private distillery plunged into a ditch in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Tuesday night.

06 Apr 2024


4 more Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, death toll touches 50

Four Maoists were killed in two separate encounters in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh on Friday, bringing the total fatalities to 50 this year.

03 Apr 2024


Chhattisgarh: 13 Maoists neutralized in combing operation ahead of polls 

Security forces in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh neutralized at least 13 Maoists in one of the biggest security operations in recent years.

05 Mar 2024


Orchestra dancer from Chhattisgarh gang-raped in Jharkhand; 2 held

A 21-year-old orchestra dancer from Chhattisgarh was gang-raped allegedly by three fellow performers in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Saturday night.

ED raids 15 locations in Mahadev betting app probe

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided 15 locations across Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), Mumbai, and West Bengal on Wednesday in connection with the Mahadev Online betting app case.

20 Feb 2024

Dharmendra Pradhan

Twice-a-year CBSE board exams to be rolled out from 2025-26

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said students of Classes 10 and 12 can sit for board examinations twice a year, starting from the 2025-26 academic year.

18 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Renowned Jain seer Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj dies by 'sallekhana'

Jain spiritual leader Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj passed away on Sunday at Chandragiri Teerth in Dongargarh, Chhattisgarh, at the age of 77.

Security forces uncover 130-meter-long bunker made by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Security forces on Wednesday uncovered a tunnel, in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, allegedly dug up by Maoists as part of their guerrilla warfare tactics, reports said.

29 Jan 2024


Chhattisgarh: Headmaster arrested for asking students to reject Hindu gods 

A government school headmaster in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur has been suspended and arrested after allegedly asking students to reject Hindu deities and embrace Buddhism, The Times of India reported.

29 Jan 2024


Volvo C40 Recharge up in flames: Here's what we know

A recent incident involving a Volvo C40 Recharge electric car, has raised concerns, as the vehicle caught fire while driving on a highway in Chhattisgarh.

11 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Chhattisgarh launches free annual train travel to Ayodhya Ram Mandir

Chhattisgarh has greenlit a plan to provide annual free train travel for individuals eager to embark on a pilgrimage to Ram Mandir.

07 Jan 2024

Bhupesh Baghel

Political conspiracy: Bhupesh Baghel on ED's Mahadev betting scam chargesheet  

Congress leader and the former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel, has been named in the second chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Mahadev betting app case.

18 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

2023 election recap: BJP gets lift, Congress faces reality check

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has registered an impressive win in three states in the last leg of this year's assembly elections.

13 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Vishnu Deo Sai takes oath as Chhattisgarh CM

Vishnu Deo Sai, on Wednesday, took oath as the fourth Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

13 Dec 2023


Mahadev betting scam: Prime accused Ravi Uppal arrested in Dubai

Ravi Uppal, one of the two owners of the Mahadev Book online betting app, was reportedly arrested in Dubai last week following a Red Corner notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

BJP chooses Bhajanlal Sharma as Rajasthan CM over Vasundhara Raje

In a surprise move, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named first-time MLA Bhajanlal Sharma as the new chief minister of Rajasthan after over a week of suspense.

10 Dec 2023

Akhilesh Yadav

Congress-Akhilesh Yadav differences resolved; INDIA bloc convenes next meeting: Report

The opposition bloc Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) has reportedly convened its next meeting in New Delhi on December 19.

BJP picks tribal leader Vishnu Deo Sai as Chhattisgarh CM

Prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union minister Vishnu Deo Sai has reportedly been named the new chief minister of Chhattisgarh.

BJP appoints observers to pick CMs for Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appointed observers on Friday to begin the process of selecting chief ministers in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh.

03 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Abusing Sanatan Dharma: Venkatesh Prasad on Congress's possible election loss

Former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad took a veiled dig at the Congress Party and its allies following their poor performance in three states: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh.

Election results: ECI website crashes, complaints galore on social media

As the counting of votes is underway for Assembly Elections 2023 in four states, the Election Commission of India (ECI) website reportedly faced a "crash."

03 Dec 2023


Election results: Vote counting begins in Rajasthan, MP, Telangana, Chhattisgarh 

The five states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, and Mizoram went to polls last month to elect a new assembly.

01 Dec 2023

Assembly Election

Exit polls: BJP calls meeting foreseeing probable results, Congress 'confident'

With the announcement of exit poll results for the recently held assembly elections in five states, all contesting political parties are on their toes while projecting their absolute victory.

30 Nov 2023

Congress Party

Exit polls for Assembly Elections 2023 announced as polling ends

The exit poll results for the assembly elections in five states are finally out as polling concluded in Telangana on Thursday.

16 Nov 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh polls today; tight contest between BJP, Congress

The second leg of the five-state assembly elections resumed on Friday, with Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh (MP) going to the polls.

Chhattisgarh: Paramilitary personnel injured in Maoist encounter as polling begins

Four paramilitary personnel were injured on Tuesday after an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh, where polling for assembly elections in the first phase was underway.

07 Nov 2023


Assembly elections: Polling begins in Chhattisgarh, Mizoram

Polling for the 2023 assembly elections in Chhattisgarh (first phase) and Mizoram began on Tuesday morning.

05 Nov 2023

Congress Party

Cylinder subsidy, caste census: Congress's manifesto for Chhattisgarh assembly election

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel officially released the Congress's manifesto for the upcoming assembly polls in the state on Sunday and made 17 big promises.

04 Nov 2023


Chhattisgarh: BJP leader allegedly killed by Naxalites ahead of elections

In a shocking incident, a prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chattisgarh, Ratan Dubey, was allegedly hacked to death by Naxalites on Saturday.

BJP releases manifesto for Chhattisgarh assembly election

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Friday, unveiled its manifesto for the upcoming Chhattisgarh assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi targets BJP over farmer loans in Chhattisgarh

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Saturday, promised to waive off farmers' loans in Chhattisgarh again if his party came to power in the upcoming assembly elections.

09 Oct 2023


Election dates for 5 states out: Breakdown of current numbers

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the poll schedule for five states on Monday.

17 Sep 2023


Chhattisgarh man murdered for raising 'Hindustan Zindabad' slogan, 4 arrested

In a shocking development in Chhattisgarh, a 32-year-old man from the state's Bhilai district was allegedly killed on Friday for raising "Hindustan Zindabad" slogans after watching the Bollywood movie Gadar 2 on his mobile phone.

18 Aug 2023

Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh: BJP pits nephew Vijay Baghel against uncle CM Baghel

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has unveiled its first list of candidates for the upcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, setting the stage for a potential "nephew versus uncle" showdown in the crucial Patan constituency.

Year-end poll preps: Modi to chair BJP CEC meeting today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s national president JP Nadda will attend a meeting of the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) on Wednesday.

Heavy rainfall forecast in several states; red alert in Mumbai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a red alert in Mumbai, Maharashtra, amid the prediction of very heavy rainfall in the city.

02 Jul 2023

Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot meets MLAs after Congress's Chhattisgarh 'solution'

Sachin Pilot, former deputy chief minister of Rajasthan, has reportedly been meeting his supporters and MLAs in Jaipur since his return from Delhi last week.

26 Jun 2023


Devraj Patel, 'Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai' meme creator, dies

In a shocking development, Devraj Patel, a YouTuber from Chhattisgarh famous for the Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai meme, has reportedly passed away.

26 May 2023

Congress Party

Chhattisgarh: Officer drains 21-lakh-liter water to recover phone from dam

A government official from Chhattisgarh has been suspended for allegedly pumping out 21 lakh liter of water from a reservoir to recover his lost phone.