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25-Dec-2018 Raipur

Chhattisgarh CM expands Cabinet, inducts nine ministers

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday expanded his Council of Ministers with the induction of nine ministers.Governor Anandiben Patel administrated the oath of office to the ministers at a ceremony held at Police Parade Ground.The MLAs who were sworn...

17-Dec-2018 Raipur

Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as Chhattisgarh's 3rd CM

State Congress President Bhupesh Baghel, credited for powering the Congress to a landslide victory in Chhattisgarh, was on Monday sworn in as the third Chief Minister of the state, bringing to an end 15-year rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Baghel,...

16-Dec-2018 Raipur

Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new CM

State Congress President Bhupesh Baghel was on Sunday named the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and he vowed in no time to cancel within 10 days bank loans taken by farmers -- a campaign promise that led to the BJP's rout in Assembly elections.Shortly after...

12-Dec-2018 Bhopal/Jaipur/Raipur

Kamal Nath, Gehlot, Baghel emerge front-runners for CM posts

Veteran Congress leaders Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel appear to have emerged as the frontrunners in the race for chief ministership in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh respectively as the party put in motion the process of government...

11-Dec-2018 Raipur

Eight of 13 BJP Ministers lose seats in Chhattisgarh polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s rout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections took scalps of several party heavy weights, including eight ministers, while Chief Minister Raman Singh won by a narrow margin.The eight ministers who lost their seats are Amar...

20-Nov-2018 Raipur

Polling underway for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls

Polling was underway on Tuesday in the second and concluding phase in 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, with nearly 13 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate casting their votes in the first two hours, officials said."Till...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10-Feb-2018 Raipur

Raman Singh presents tax-free budget in poll year

With an eye on state polls due later this year and hoping for a fourth successive victory, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh presented a Rs 83,179 crore tax-free budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 on Saturday in the state assembly, amid occasional interruptions...

14-Dec-2017 Bhadradri (Telangana)

Eight Maoists killed in Telanagana gunfight

Eight Maoists were killed in a gunfight between the rebels and security forces in Telanagana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district, adjoining Chhattisgarh, on Thursday morning, a senior police officer said.No security personnel was injured, said Telangana Director...

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