Articles about Raipur
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.
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.
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.
27 Jul 2020
Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts
As Chhattisgarh continues to witness a surge in COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday announced that the ongoing lockdown in the worst-hit districts will be extended until August 6.
29 May 2020
Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74
Ajit Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday at the age of 74, his son Amit confirmed.
29 Jul 2019
Husband-wife duo tops Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission exam
In a first, a husband-wife duo has topped the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) examinations, conducted for the recruitment of Chief Municipal Officer (Grade B and C).
19 Jul 2019
'Sasural Simar Ka' child actor Shivlekh Singh dies in accident
In an unfortunate incident, child actor Shivlekh Singh, who is known for his performance in popular show Sasural Simar Ka, died in a car accident yesterday.
31 Mar 2019
Chhattisgarh: Breaking social-barriers, 15 trans-women get married at mass wedding
Eight years ago, when Saloni, a transgender, fell in love with Gulam Nabi Ansari and the couple continued their relationship, they faced opposition from their families and were ridiculed by people.
16 Sep 2018
Five die of suffocation in septic tank in Chhattisgarh
Five people, including a woman, died today of suspected asphyxiation in a septic tank at a house in Chhattisgarh, the police said.
19 Aug 2018
Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting
A 25-year-old Chhattisgarh woman, who played a key role in making 82 village panchayats open defecation-free, will now educate people of Raigarh district on the importance of voting and enrolment of eligible electors.
19 Jun 2018
Chhattisgarh: Two DRG personnel injured in encounter with Naxals
Two District Reserve Guard (DRG) personnel were injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, the police said.
13 Jun 2018
Chhattisgarh: PM Modi to inaugurate expanded Bhilai steel plant tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh tomorrow where he will dedicate the modernized and expanded Bhilai steel plant to the nation.
26 Apr 2018
Odisha: Lecturer arrested for sending parcel bomb as wedding gift
An English lecturer of a private college in Odisha was arrested on Wednesday for killing a newly-wed software engineer, his great-aunt and grievously injuring his wife.
14 Apr 2018
Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman commits suicide after being sexually harassed
A Dalit woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house after allegedly being sexually harassed by two men at Raipur village in UP's Muzaffarnagar district.
09 Jan 2018
Remembering Noble prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana on 96th birth-anniversary
Though the actual birthdate of Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana is unknown, according to his official documents, he would have turned 96 today.
14 Nov 2017
Yogi Adityanath: The word 'secular' is biggest lie since independence
UP CM Yogi Adityanath said the word secular is the "biggest lie" told since independence and those using it should apologize to the people.
21 Aug 2017
Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure
After the Gorakhpur fiasco, reports have emerged about infant deaths at a Chhattisgarh hospital due to drop in oxygen supply pressure.
08 Nov 2016
Delhi boy slams Ranji Trophy's fastest ton
Delhi's Rishabh Pant rewrote records as he went on to score the fastest 100 in the history of Ranji Trophy. His 100 came in just 48 balls while batting against Jharkhand in Trivandrum. The match, however, ended in a draw.