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26 Mar 2019


Chhattisgarh: Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces

Four Naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces today in the insurgency-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, police said.

12 Feb 2019

BR Ambedkar

Chhattisgarh: Congress government rename 5 schemes, BJP remarks 'political vindictiveness'

The newly-formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh has rechristened five schemes named after late Jan Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya by the previous BJP-led dispensation.

03 Feb 2019


Chhattisgarh: Raipur journalist covering BJP meet thrashed by party men

A journalist of a Raipur-based website was allegedly beaten up yesterday by BJP functionaries while he was recording a meeting of the party's district-level meeting in Raipur.

01 Feb 2019


#SochKeShareKaro: Mumbai Police teaches what not to share on WhatsApp

The official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police has never failed to impress us with their witty and humorous civic lessons.

28 Jan 2019


Will ensure minimum-income for poor if voted to power: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today announced that his party will ensure minimum universal basic income for poor people in the country if voted to power in the Lok Sabha polls this year.

13 Jan 2019

Health & Wellness

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

For many, the day is incomplete if they haven't sipped their daily cup of chai and it's even more tempting in the chilly winters.

10 Jan 2019


Chhattisgarh: 500 villagers attend funeral of 130-year-old crocodile

In what could be seen as one of the purest forms of human-animal coexistence, an entire village in Chhattisgarh gathered to mourn and bid adieu to a 130-year-old crocodile who passed away on Tuesday.

25 Dec 2018

Bhupesh Baghel

Newly-sworn Chhattisgarh CM expands cabinet, inducts nine ministers

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel today conducted the first expansion of his Cabinet by inducting nine Congress MLAs, including a woman legislator, as ministers.

23 Dec 2018

Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari says leadership should own up to defeat

Union Minister for Roads and Transport Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said it was important for leadership to own up to defeats, days after his party, the BJP lost crucial Hindi heartland states to Congress in recently concluded Assembly polls.

20 Dec 2018

Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh: BJP's smartphone distribution scheme stopped by Congress

In Chhattisgarh, the scheme of former Chief Minister Raman Singh to distribute smartphones to five million families in the state has been stopped by his successor Bhupesh Baghel, HT reports.

20 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

17 Dec 2018

Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh: Gas leaks in coal mine, 3 workers die

Three workers died yesterday after gas leaked in an underground coal mine of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.

16 Dec 2018

Raman Singh

Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new Chief Minister

On Sunday, Congress announced Bhupesh Baghel will be the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, four days after the party performed exceptionally well in the Assembly elections.

15 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

RaGa meets top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

After selecting chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders today to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

12 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#AssemblyElections: Star campaigner Yogi Adityanath gets BJP heartbreak in heartland

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the trump card which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoped would help it win Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, but the results brought only sad news for the saffron party.

11 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: After winning important states, Rahul Gandhi thanks Congress workers

Rahul Gandhi, who led Congress to an astounding win in three states Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh (still undecided) and Rajasthan, addressed the media a short while ago and congratulated the winners of the elections.

11 Dec 2018

Raman Singh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Who will be Chhattisgarh's new CM after Raman Singh?

The people of Chhattisgarh have shown Raman Singh the exit door handing a major upset to Bharatiya Janata Party, which was governing the state since the last fifteen years.

11 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP

Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.

11 Dec 2018

Vasundhara Raje

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads in 3 states, big blow to BJP

The Hindi heartland has not brought good news for BJP as it might lose power in three important states, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

11 Dec 2018

Raman Singh

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads massively in Chhattisgarh

As per early trends, Congress and BJP are fighting a close battle for Chhattisgarh. The state voted for 90 assembly seats in two phases.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.

02 Dec 2018

Air Pollution

Chhattisgarh: Firecrackers banned till January 31 in 6 cities

A firecracker ban has been enforced in six major cities of Chhattisgarh for two months in order to control air pollution, a senior official said today.

Chhattisgarh: In Sukma, Naxals use effigies to mislead security forces

In Chattisgarh's Sukma, the Naxals are employing new tricks to escape operation by security personnel and are tying effigies to trees for the same.

26 Nov 2018


Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals, two cops killed in encounter in Sukma

Eight Naxals and two police personnel were killed in an encounter between ultras and security men in Sukma district (Chhattisgarh) today.

20 Nov 2018


#RoadTo2019: Round 2 of voting in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections underway

On Tuesday morning, voting began for the second and final phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, amid tight security arrangements.

18 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi: Dalit leader Sitaram Kesri was 'thrown out' of Congress

Ahead of the second phase of the Chhattisgarh polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a rally in Mahasamund, alleged that Dalit leader Sitaram Kesri was "thrown out" of his post of Congress president to make way for Sonia Gandhi.

12 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Congress' politics begins and ends with one family: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia, saying the party's "politics begins and ends with one family".

12 Nov 2018


#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

On Monday, Maoist hit areas of Chhattisgarh, including districts of Bastar and Rajnandgaon, went to polls amid heavy security. 18 of the 90 constituencies of the state went to polls today, and the rest will vote on November 20.

11 Nov 2018


Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

11 Nov 2018


Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls

A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today morning, a day ahead of polling in the region for the state Assembly polls.

10 Nov 2018

Amit Shah

Raman Singh has made Chhattisgarh almost Naxalism-free: Amit Shah

The Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh had made the state "almost free" of Naxalism and developed it as a hub of power and cement production, BJP president Amit Shah said while addressing a press conference in Raipur (capital of Chhattisgarh) today.

08 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.

02 Nov 2018


One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh

One naxal was gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured today when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been laid by the naxals, went off in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

31 Oct 2018


Dantewada Naxal attack: Injured cop dies, casualty-count rises to 4

A 35-year-old Assistant Constable, Rakesh Kaushal, who was critically injured during yesterday's Naxal attack in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, died in a private hospital in Raipur today.

31 Oct 2018


Chhattisgarh: DD-cameraman records message for mother thinking it's his last

A video on social media shows Doordarshan camera/lighting assistant Mormukut Sharma recording a message for his mother after they were attacked in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday.

30 Oct 2018


Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack kills two cops and Doordarshan cameraman

On Tuesday, two policemen, along with a cameraman from national broadcaster Doordarshan was killed when Maoists attacked the channel's crew in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

27 Oct 2018

Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack leaves 4 CRPF jawans dead, 2 wounded

Four personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in an attack by Maoists in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday.

21 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Will contest Chhattisgarh, MP polls with SP: Gondwana party chief

The Gondwana Gantantra Party will fight the Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh in alliance with the Samajwadi Party, its chief Heera Singh Markam said Sunday, as he ruled out a tie-up with the Congress in the two poll-bound states.

20 Oct 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.