Raipur: News

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.

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).

17 Apr 2024


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.

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.

26 Feb 2023

Congress Party

East to west: Congress now working on new pan-India march

As the Congress's three-day plenary session ended on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Raipur, party spokesperson Jairam Ramesh announced they were now working on a new mass contact program similar to the recently-concluded Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY).

25 Feb 2023

Congress Party

Happy my innings concluded with Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia Gandhi

Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said she was happy her "innings" could conclude with the Bharat Jodo Yatra, terming it "a turning point," on the second day of Congress's three-day 85th plenary session in Raipur.

20 Feb 2023


Chhattisgarh: ED raids Congress leaders over alleged multi-crore coal scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly conducted raids at the residences of ruling Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh in connection with the purported multi-crore coal levy scam on Monday.

19 Jul 2022


IIM Raipur admits more girls than boys for first time

An official from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Monday stated that the business school, for the first time ever, enrolled more girls than boys in its postgraduate management degree for the 2022-24 academic session.

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.

19 Jul 2019

Colors TV

'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.

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.