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18-Nov-2018 Mahasamund (Chhattisgarh)

Modi says Congress looted India, asks Chhattisgarh to vote for BJP

Accusing the Congress of hindering Chhattisgarh's development and defrauding India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to vote the BJP to power for a fourth straight term in the state.Addressing an election rally here on the last day of campaigning...

18-Nov-2018 Mahasamund (Chhattisgarh)

Congress looted India, asks Chhattisgarh to vote for BJP : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress of hindering Chhattisgarhs development and defrauding India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to vote the the BJP to power for a fourth straight term in the state.Addressing an election rally here on the last day of campaigning...

17-Nov-2018 Koriya (Chhattisgarh)

Will waive-off all Chhattisgarh farmers loans : Rahul Gandhi

Charging the ruling BJP with creating two Chhattisgarhs, one of the rich and the other of the poor and the exploited, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday pledged to waive off all farm loans within 10 days of his party coming to power in the state.Campaigning...

16-Nov-2018 Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh)

Narendra Modi challenges Congress to appoint a non-Gandhi as its chief

Exploiting to the hilt Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's remarks that a "Chaiwala" (tea-seller) became Prime Minister because of Jawaharlal Nehru's  commitment to democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress challenging it to appoint...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Rajnath Singh jibes at Afridi's remark

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday made light of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi's comment on Kashmir, saying "what he said is right"."They (Pakistani government) are not able to manage Pakistan. How can they manage Kashmir? Kashmir was, is and...

15-Nov-2018 Raipur

Naxalism will end in next three-five years : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday expressed confidence over eliminating naxalism in the coming three-five years and asked Maoists to join the mainstream by surrendering under the rehabilitation policy for them."Naxalism will end in next three to...

12-Nov-2018 Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)

Narendra Modi attacks Rahul, Sonia over demonetisation

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi who questioned him on demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Congress President and his mother Sonia Gandhi were out on bail but issuing "honesty certificates" to others."The mother-son duo who are out...

12-Nov-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast

Minutes before the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls began on Monday, Maoists detonated an IED here that narrowly missed a CRPF foot patrol, the authorities said.The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off just 700 metres from polling booth number...

11-Nov-2018 Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Congress exploits Vajpayee's name to take on Chhattisgarh CM

The Congress, out of power in Chhattisgarh since 2003, is exploiting the name of BJP's iconic leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to take on Chief Minister Raman Singh on his home turf Rajnandgaon that goes to the polls on Monday.Raman...

10-Nov-2018 Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh)

PM Modi, CM Raman Singh corrupt, says Rahul in Chhattisgarh

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the issues of corruption and alleged that he and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh are "corrupt"."Chhattisgarh is a prosperous state, but the BJP government...

10-Nov-2018 Raipur

BJP has made Chhattisgarh nearly Maoist-free : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the Chhattisgarh government under Chief Minister Raman Singh has made the state nearly Maoist-free, developing it into a power hub of prospering cement, steel and aluminium industries, besides making rapid progress...

10-Nov-2018 Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh)

BJP, Congress head for photo finish in battle for Bastar

The insurgency-riddled Bastar region, which is made up of seven districts, is heading for a cliffhanger between the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress as assembly polling begins in Chhattisgarh on Monday.The Congress had bagged eight seats in the...

31-Oct-2018 Raipur

3 killed in Chhattisgarh road accident

Three persons, including two school girls, were killed when a city bus and a school bus collided in Chhattisgarh's Atalnagar area on Wednesday, police said."The school bus was dropping off kids after the school got over when the accident happened. Two school...

30-Oct-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

DD cameraman, two policemen killed in Maoist attack

Two weeks before the Maoist bastions of Chhattisgarh go to the polls in the first phase of Assembly elections, Maoists ambushed here a police party on Tuesday killing two policemen and Doordarshan cameraman Achyuta Nanda Sahu.A top police official said the...

27-Oct-2018 Raipur

Maoists strike in Bastar, kill four CRPF men

Maoist guerrillas on Saturday fired upon a contingent of para-military Central Reserve Police Force in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, killing four troopers on a day when Chief Minister Raman Singh kicked off the ruling BJP's election campaign for Assembly...

20-Oct-2018 Raipur

3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized

Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told reporters that along with the bodies of the three Maoists, .303 rifles, two loaded guns, cartridges...

13-Oct-2018 Raipur

Congress's Ramdayal Uike joins BJP in Chhattisgarh

In a major setback for the Congress in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, the state party's Working President and a key tribal leader Ramdayal Uike joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.Uike, a four time MLA, joined the BJP in Bilaspur in presence of...

09-Oct-2018 Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)

Nine killed in SAIL factory blast

At least nine people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday in a blast at a gas supply pipeline in Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of Indias largest steel maker in public sector."It was a major incident. Nine people have died so far," Vijay...

22-Sep-2018 Janjgir Champa (Chhattisgarh)

Narendra Modi attacks Congress, says every rupee now reaching desired end

Attacking the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said unlike earlier times, there is no corruption in his government and every rupee meant for development is reaching the desired end.He said that after coming to power, the Bharatiya Janata Party...

25-Jul-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Lifestyle in Bastar has undergone sea change : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said in the last 10-15 years, a remarkable change has come about in the lifestyle of tribals of Bastar region following the government's efforts to bring about a socio-economic change in the area.Interacting with members...

19-Jul-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

4 women among 8 Maoists gunned down in Chhatisgarh

Eight Maoists, including four women, were shot dead on Thursday in an encounter with security forces in an area adjoing the border of Dantewada-Bijapur districts in Chhattisgarh, an official said. Several sophisticated firearms were recovered from them.Confirming...

14-Jul-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

No anti-incumbency, BJP set for fourth term : Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says there is no anti-incumbency against his government despite being in power for over 14 years and that the ruling BJP is poised for a fourth successive victory in Assembly polls later this year."The BJP is in power since...

21-May-2018 Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh)

Naxalism is losing ground: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Naxalism is shrinking and losing ground although it still poses a challenge.Singh, who was inspecting the passing out parade of the 261 Bastariya Battalion here in Chhattisgarh, also said that the casualties...

17-May-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

All-round fear in country; Judges, media scared : Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the BJP-led central government and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said an atmosphere of all-round fear prevailed in the country and even the Supreme Court Judges and the media are panicky.Addressing...

14-Apr-2018 Bijapur (Chattisgarh)

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first Health and Wellness Centre to mark the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana here.The insurance scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet on March 21 with budgetary support of Rs 10,500 crore.Under Ayushman...

08-Apr-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Naxalism can only be countered by development : Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says "frustrated Maoists" are losing their footholds due to the joint actions of the state and central governments which have put the state on the path of development by building roads, schools and hospitals in remote, inaccessible...

27-Mar-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Zareen Khan gives speech on menstrual hygiene

Actress Zareen Khan talked about important factors related to menstrual hygiene here on Tuesday.She was invited as the chief guest for the one-day state level awareness workshop, which is an effort by the state government to create awareness about menstrual...

13-Mar-2018 Raipur

Nine CRPF personnel killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

At least nine CRPF personnel were killed and two injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday, in one of the deadliest attacks by the Maoist rebels on security forces this year.The incident took place around 12.30 p.m. when the Maoists blew up an...

22-Feb-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Abdul Haq Khan meets JK’s Himayattrainees in Raipur

Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today visited Raipur to get first hand appraisal of the facilities and training being provided to the JK youth under Himayat Scheme (DDU-GKY).The Minister visited JK Students who are getting...

22-Feb-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Abdul Haq Khan calls on Chhattisgarh CM to discuss issues of JK students

Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Thursday calls on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh and discussed various issues including development scenario of J&K and facilities being provided to the JK students...

27-Jan-2018 Sukma/New Delhi

Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Two Maoists, including a woman, were gunned down on Saturday by the security forces during a shootout in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, an official said.The shootout between the Maoists and a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh...

05-Nov-2017 Raipur

Chhattisgarh sex tape: Prakash Bajaj surfaces, remains evasive

BJP leader Prakash Bajaj, the narrator of the Chhattisgarh sex tape who was "missing" for the past nine days, surfaced on Sunday and spoke to the police and media. He, however, sounded evasive.It was Bajaj on whose complaint senior journalist Vinod Verma...

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