Raman Singh

Timelines
Chhattisgarh: BJP's smartphone distribution scheme stopped by Congress

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.

Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new Chief Minister

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.

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

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.

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

11 Dec 2018

#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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads massively in Chhattisgarh

11 Dec 2018

#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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

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.

#RoadTo2019: Politicians' words are getting filthier. We have compiled few

26 Nov 2018

#RoadTo2019: Politicians' words are getting filthier. We have compiled few

The results of polls in five states, namely Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, and Telangana, will be announced on December 11.

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

18 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

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

10 Nov 2018

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.

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

09 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: War-of-words between Modi, RaGa ahead of assembly elections

Launching an attack on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Bastar's Jagdalpur said the party supported Urban Maoists.

Chhattisgarh: Maoist attack kills two cops and Doordarshan cameraman

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.

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

27 Oct 2018

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.

Chhattisgarh Congress chief quits and joins BJP ahead of elections

13 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh Congress chief quits and joins BJP ahead of elections

In what comes as a major blow to the Congress, veteran leader and working president of the Chhattisgarh Congress unit, Ramadayal Uike, has quit the Congress and joined political rivals BJP in Amit Shah's presence.

Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Death toll rises to 11

10 Oct 2018

Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Death toll rises to 11

Two employees, who were critically injured in yesterday's explosion at Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) in Chhattisgarh, succumbed to their injuries, taking the death toll in the blast to 11, an official said today.

Chhattisgarh CM urges people to become part of 'Vision 2025'

15 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh CM urges people to become part of 'Vision 2025'

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today urged people to become part of "Vision 2025" to make the state "smart, powerful and prosperous" by 2025 when it celebrates the silver jubilee of its formation.

Chhattisgarh CM to be elected like Sita's 'swayamvar': Congress leader

12 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh CM to be elected like Sita's 'swayamvar': Congress leader

Like Goddess Sita chose Lord Ram, the Chief Minister's face of the Congress will be elected through 'swayamvar' after the Assembly elections, Chhattisgarh Leader of Opposition TS Singh Deo said.

On farmer deaths, Chhattisgarh's Minister says poor don't commit suicide

29 Jun 2018

On farmer deaths, Chhattisgarh's Minister says poor don't commit suicide

In what can be seen as an example of turning deaf to pressing issues, Brijmohan Agrawal, Chattisgarh's Agriculture Minister, said poor don't commit suicide, whilst he was answering questions on farmer suicides in the state.

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

17 Jun 2018

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.

'Democracy impossible without opposition': Amit Shah explains meaning of 'Congress-mukt-Bharat'

11 Jun 2018

'Democracy impossible without opposition': Amit Shah explains meaning of 'Congress-mukt-Bharat'

Launching an attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, BJP's Amit Shah on Monday said the phrase 'Congress-mukt Bharat' meant ridding India of the Grand Old Party's culture, and not the party itself.

#SemiFinals2019: Congress blames EVMs (again); BJP calls it people's victory

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Congress blames EVMs (again); BJP calls it people's victory

The verdict of Karnataka elections confirms that Bharatiya Janata Party's BS Yeddyurappa will be the Chief Minister.

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to kick-start yatra showcasing "vikas"

12 May 2018

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to kick-start yatra showcasing "vikas"

Hoping to win Chhattisgarh assembly elections for the record fourth time, Chief Minister Raman Singh will kick-off his much hyped election campaign today for the upcoming assembly elections, later this year.

Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment

25 Apr 2018

Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment

The tale of Asaram, self-styled godman, reached a certain end today: he was convicted of raping a minor five years earlier.

Chhattisgarh government to distribute free smartphones to over 50L people

18 Apr 2018

Chhattisgarh government to distribute free smartphones to over 50L people

The BJP government in poll-bound Chhattisgarh will start distributing smartphones to over 50 lakh people for free from May under Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY), months ahead of the assembly polls.

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to PM Narendra Modi

17 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to PM Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will find it difficult to win even 40 or 50 seats in 2019 Parliamentary polls, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said.

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

09 Apr 2018

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

Two jawans were killed and five injured when an IED explosion ripped through their bus in Jangla area of Bijapur district, Chattisgarh.

Now, a music album to convince Naxals to shun arms

08 Apr 2018

Now, a music album to convince Naxals to shun arms

In a novel and innovative initiative, the Chhattisgarh Police is now using an audio music album comprising songs in regional languages as its latest weapon to encourage Naxals in the Bastar division of the state to shun violence.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

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.

Chhattisgarh's "missing" toilets - Women seek to trace "stolen" toilets

12 May 2017

Chhattisgarh's "missing" toilets - Women seek to trace "stolen" toilets

A mother-daughter duo from Chhattisgarh's Amarpur village filed a police complaint stating two toilets from their house have gone "missing".

Rapes in Bijapur by policemen; NHRC steps in

09 Jan 2017

Rapes in Bijapur by policemen; NHRC steps in

According to National Human Rights Commission report released on January 7, 2016, 16 women were prima facie victims of rape and sexual assault at hands of policemen in Bijapur district.