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Chhattisgarh: Central-east state in India
Chhattisgarh is one of the 28 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the ninth-largest state in India, with an area of 135,192 km2 (52,198 sq mi). With a 2011 population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th-most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced as well as large contributor of coal. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

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Puducherry becomes first UT to adopt assembly resolution against CAA-NPR-NRC

Earlier, assemblies in Rajasthan, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and West Bengal passed resolutions against the controversial CAA.
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Delhi elections: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

The Congress is in power in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, and Puducherry either on its own or as part of an alliance. After forming the government in Jharkhand after the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF men martyred, one Maoist killed in encounter

The exchange of fire between Central Reserve Police Force's CoBRA battalion and Maoists broke out around 10.30am at a forest in Irapalli village on the border of Bijapur and Sukma districts in Bastar..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nothing wrong if a professional's knowledge is tested: SC

"There is nothing wrong if knowledge of a professional is tested", the Supreme Court observed on Friday when three Chattisgarh-based doctors came to it saying they are being forced to undertake the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Scrap tweaked citizenship law, Chhattisgarh cabinet tells PM


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Chhattisgarh to be 5th state to bring CAA resolution


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After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan government passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act

Last week, Congress' Ahmed Patel had said that the grand old party was mulling over following Punjab's example and bringing anti-CAA resolutions in three other states where Congress is in power -..
DNA - Published

Chhattisgarh govt scraps MISA pension

The Chhattisgarh government has scrapped the monthly pension scheme for those jailed under MISA during Emergency, triggering a political controversy.The money will now be used for employment schemes,..
IndiaTimes - Published

After Punjab, Congress may pass anti-CAA resolutions in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

it would send a 'clear message' to the central government to 'reconsider' the act, said Ahmed Patel
DNA - Published

Raipur in SC, makes UPA-era NIA Act a Centre-state conflict

The Congress government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday made the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act, enacted by Parliament in 2008 during the Congress-led UPA government to investigate terror and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cong-led Chhattisgarh govt moves SC seeking to declare NIA Act unconstitutional, arbitrary

The Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking the UPA-1 era National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act be declared unconstitutional and arbitrary on the ground that..
IndiaTimes - Published

JNU violence: Time has come for BJP govt to go, says Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel condemned the violence in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University. Speaking to reporters, Baghel said, "Not only in JNU, but what happened earlier in other..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra plans Chhattisgarh-like public security act to counter Reds

Maharashtra is considering enacting a special Public Security Act on the lines of Chhattisgarh, said state home minister Eknath Shinde on Thursday. Shinde had conveyed a meeting to discuss security..
IndiaTimes - Published

Does India really need an NPR when there's Census?

With states like Punjab, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh halting the groundwork needed for conducting the National Population Register (NPR) survey — scheduled from April 1 to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pragya Singh Thakur spews venom: Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday brewed political controversy by targeting BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur. The statement from CM Baghel came just a day after the Uttar Pradesh chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ex-sarpanch shot at by Naxals for being 'police informer'

A 55-year-old former village sarpanch was injured when Naxals opened fire at him on suspicion of being a police informer in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a police official said on Monday. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Demonetization, NRC & NPR are like taxes on poor people, says Rahul in Chhattisgarh

Before leaving for Delhi, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi speaking to the media at Raipur airport said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision on National Population Register (NPR) and the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Venkaiah Naidu's Odisha visit cancelled due to inclement weather

Naidu had arrived at Raipur in Chhattisgarh from Delhi on Thursday. He was scheduled to take a chopper from Raipur to Bolangir on Friday morning to inaugurate a new LPG bottling plant of BPCL, the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress wins 7 out of 10 Chhattisgarh civic bodies, BJP ends up with one

BJP — which had held complete sway for 15 years — ended up winning only one civic corporation. Congress won 1,283 wards while BJP bagged 1,131. As many as 364 Independents won, and Janata Congress..
IndiaTimes - Published

Half of Chhattisgarh can’t prove citizenship: CM


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Over half of Chhattisgarh people won't be able to prove citizenship if NRC rolled out: Bhupesh Baghel

He also said that half the people in Chhattisgarh do not possess any document to prove their citizenship as their ancestors were illiterate who migrated to different villages or states. Talking to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Naxalite leader Ravula Srinivas dead: Chhattisgarh police


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Gang-raped & strangled, Chhattisgarh woman gets 4 accused arrested

The survivor had gone to her maternal uncle’s home in another village for a family function. On the night of December 2, she stepped out to dispose of the garbage, but the four — who seemed to be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chhattisgarh: Forest department reuses waste plastic bottles to grow saplings, creates new jobs

3000 flower pots have been created with the use of old plastic bottles.
DNA - Published

Nearly 90% of Nirbhaya Fund lying unused: Govt data

No state has reported utilisation of over 50% of the fund, and Uttarakhand & Mizoram top the list with 50% utilisation, followed by Chhattisgarh (43%), Nagaland (39%) and Haryana (32%). Further, out of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chhattisgarh: At least six dead, 3 injured after ITBP jawan opens fire at colleagues

Chattisgarh police and Central Reserve Police Force have been called upon to investigate the matter.
DNA - Published

5 ITBP jawans killed, 3 hurt in firing among themselves

Five personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed and three others injured in an exchange of fire among themselves in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Wednesday, police said. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Five Naxalite-planted IEDs detected in Chhattisgarh

Security forces recovered five improvised explosive devices (IEDs), planted by Naxals, from two places on Monday in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district and a jawan was injured when one of it went off while..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will change Jharkhand, just like Chhattisgarh: Rahul Gandhi at poll rally

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to waive farm loans if the opposition coalition comes to power in Jharkhand and vowed to change the state, which has a significant tribal population,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chhattisgarh: NIA arrests naxalite Sumitra Punem who was involved in 2013 attack on Congress leaders

At least 26 people were killed on May 25, 2013, when a convoy of Congress leaders and workers by CPI (Maoist) were attacked in the hilly areas of Darbha Valley in Sukma district of the state.
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi writes to Congress CMs to pay Rs 6,000 to pregnant, lactating mothers under NFSA Act

The letter was sent to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Puducherry..
DNA - Published

Chhattisgarh: Naxal gunned down by security forces in Sukma; arms recovered

A search operation is underway.
DNA - Published

Chhattisgarh: Places on Ram Van Gaman Path to turn tourist spots

The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel here on Thursday, a government public relation official said. As per research, Lord Ram had travelled through at..
IndiaTimes - Published

WhatsApp snooping row: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel orders probe


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Chhattisgarh government not to implement Nyay for now

“The scheme was a promise at the central level. Congress could not win the elections. At present, we are fulfilling our promises made in the run-up to the assembly elections — loan waiver,..
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No privacy left for anybody, says SC; takes serious note of Chhattisgarh govt tapping IPS officer's phone

The Supreme Court on Monday took serious note of the Chhattisgarh government's action of tapping the phones of a senior IPS officer and his family members and said "no privacy is left for anybody". A..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hardcore Naxalite surrenders in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Baman Mandavi turned himself in before the police in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada town, citing disappointment with the Maoist ideology and exploitation of lower-ranking cadres by senior Naxalite leaders,..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC to Chhattisgarh government: Stop phone-tapping of IPS officer, kids

With allegations of phone-tapping of a senior police officer and his family members by the Chhattisgarh government coming to its notice, the Supreme Court on Friday restrained the state from conducting..
IndiaTimes - Published

No farm loan waiver next year: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel

The loan waver promise for farmers was valid only for once, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said. "Congress, in its manifesto, had promised to waive farm loans soon after coming to power. The government..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sex CD case: SC stays criminal trial against Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the ongoing criminal trial in the alleged sex CD case involving Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel as an accused. The SC also issued a notice to Baghel on a plea of probe..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka tops innovation ranking of states, best investment destination: Niti Aayog

Karnataka has topped the first-ever innovation ranking of states, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharasthra, a Niti Aayog sponsored report said on Thursday. Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on the other..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab apple trader, migrant labourer shot dead in Valley

An apple trader from Punjab and a brick kiln worker from Chhattisgarh were shot dead in separate attacks by terrorists in J&K on Wednesday, taking the number of civilian killings to three in as many..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K: Terrorists kill labourer from Chhattisgarh in Pulwama

The worker has been identified as Sethi Kumar, a resident of Chhattisgarh.
DNA - Published

India Post GDS recruitment 2019: 5,000 vacancies in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, check @appost.in

The India Post has invited applications for 2707 posts in Andhra Pradesh, 1799 posts in Chhattisgarh, and 970 posts in Telangana.
DNA - Published

Now get food in exchange for plastic waste as India's first 'Garbage Cafe' sets up in Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day Speech from the Red Fort this year announced that India would be made free of single-use plastic (SUP).
DNA - Published

Chhattisgarh: WhatsApp group helps police nab ATM cash van robbers

These 'Janmitra' are the villagers whom the police had connected with on social media through community policing to build their network
DNA - Published

Huge difference between our Lord Ram and BJP's Lord Ram: Chhattisgarh Congress Minister

"Ram for Congress means Shabri's Ram, Nishadraj's Ram, and Ram of the vanvasi (forest dwellers), Maryada Purushottam Lord Ram," he said.
DNA - Published

Three states launch crackdown on timber smuggling rackets

Teak from Chhattisgarh and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra is illegally felled and smuggled to neighbouring Telangana. This is done by using road routes
DNA - Published

Congress declares candidates for Assam, Puducherry, Chhattisgarh bypolls

The Indian National Congress (INC) has released its list of candidates for the Assam, Puducherry and Chhattisgarh by-elections.
DNA - Published

BJP wins two seats in Tripura & Uttar Pradesh; Left, Congress share spoils with one seat each

The four assembly seats - Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Badharghat (Tripura) Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Pala (Kerala) had gone to the bypolls on September 23
DNA - Published

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