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Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts

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.

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

12 Feb 2019

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.

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

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.

Newly-sworn Chhattisgarh CM expands cabinet, inducts nine ministers

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.

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.

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

12 Nov 2018

#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' which showed the plight of Maoist hit areas through the lens of a poll officer went on to be India's official entry in Oscars in 2017.

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.

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.