24 Aug 2020
Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress
At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.
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.
27 Apr 2020
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.
25 Apr 2020
UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home
The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
29 Dec 2019
Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time
Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.
24 Dec 2019
Modi-led BJP loses 5th state in one year: Details here
The Narendra Modi government at the Centre may have returned to power with a thumping victory, but there is no denying that the "Modi wave" has waned, at least as far as the regional politics is concerned.
14 Dec 2019
Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states
In stern words, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states that implementing the Citizenship Act is not a choice, and they will have to follow the law of the land.
14 Dec 2019
'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP
Waking up from its slumber, Congress did something on Saturday to show the country's opposition is not dead after all.
03 Sep 2019
Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son arrested from residence
In a major blow to former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and founder of Janata Congress Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi, his son Amit was on Tuesday arrested from his Bilaspur residence.
02 Jul 2019
To stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning, Congress worker attempts suicide
The ambiguity over Congress President Rahul Gandhi's resignation isn't nearing an end. The man, for the first time in his career, took responsibility for the poll debacle and decided to quit.
02 Jul 2019
RaGa's resignation decision is right. Congress should let him go
Rahul Gandhi has committed many political blunders in his career and 2019 elections showed he just can't take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
30 Jun 2019
Chhattisgarh CM gets emotional while handing-over state Congress chief post
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed tribal leader Mohan Markam as the chief of the party's Chhattisgarh unit, replacing CM Bhupesh Baghel.
25 Dec 2018
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.
20 Dec 2018
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.
17 Dec 2018
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.
17 Dec 2018
Opposition shows strength at DMK-event, Stalin endorses RaGa as PM
On Sunday, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi went to Tamil Nadu to unveil the statue of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi and the gathering turned into a show of strength of mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Stalin endorsing Rahul Gandhi's name as PM candidate.
16 Dec 2018
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
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.
11 Dec 2018
#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.
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.
28 Oct 2017
FIR against journalist, Chhattisgarh Congress chief over sex CD case
An FIR has been lodged against journalist Vinod Verma and Chhattisgarh Congress President Bhupesh Baghel for allegedly blackmailing a BJP minister over a 'fake sex CD'.
27 Oct 2017
Former BBC journalist Vinod Verma arrested in extortion case
On 27th Oct, Senior journalist Vinod Verma was arrested from his Ghaziabad residence in an extortion case.