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Chhattisgarh: Three killed in elephant attacks; nine deaths in September

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.

CM Baghel's father sent to custody over remarks against Brahmins

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.

Chhattisgarh: Government teacher suspended for 'hurting' religious sentiments

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.

Chhattisgarh: Woman accuses husband of forceful religious conversion

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.

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again

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.

Chhattisgarh: Class 9 student stabbed to death in school

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.

RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'

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.

MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter

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.

Chhattisgarh: Private bus operators to go on strike from today

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.

Seven tribals thrashed for 'stealing fish' in Chhattisgarh; 10 held

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.

Chhattisgarh: Woman, five daughters jump to death before speeding train

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.

'Stop eating if inflation is a national calamity': BJP MLA

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.

Woman trampled to death by wild elephant in Chhattisgarh

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.

Get vaccinated or forgo salaries, Chhattisgarh officer tells staff

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.

Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons

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.

COVID-19: Bodies pile up at government hospitals in Chhattisgarh

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.

'Salaried people can't be martyrs,' says writer after Naxal attack

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.

MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15

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.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists release picture of the commando in their custody

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.

Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release

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.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

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.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

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.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

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.

COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh

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.

Chhattisgarh: Lockdown in Durg from April 6 to 14

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.

Now shell out five-times more for going maskless in Chhattisgarh

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new 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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new 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%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases

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.

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.4 million with 18K+ new cases

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.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases

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.

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

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.

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

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.

Online studies dubbed ineffective by teachers and parents: Study

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.

In first since mid-July, less than 30,000 coronavirus cases recorded

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.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

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.