Category: Chhattisgarh

Vora given grandest of welcome as he arrives in Chhattisgarh

As Motilal Vora, one of the seniormost Congress leader, arrived in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, to celebrate Diwali with family, he was accorded grandest of welcome by the party leaders. Almost all the senior leaders of state Congress were present to greet him. An enthused Vora too announced that Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi would soon have […]

Dhamtari police comes under attack from liquor peddlers

Dhamtari police came under attack when a team of police personnel visited Bhakara police station limits to stop illicit liquor trade. Police sources informed that while police dressed in civil uniforms were going about to raid possible gambling dens, they came to know that illicit liquor is being made in nearby Kopedih village. While the […]

Jogi now seeks apology from Mahant for his statement on farmers

Marwahi legislator Amit Jogi has criticized the statement of former Union Minister of state Dr Charan Das Mahant for his statement on the farmers. Jogi, in a press release, said that while there is one party whose leaders are branding farmers as liquor addicts and there is another political party whose leaders force the administration […]

Cgarh police steps up security on reports of naxals training rurals in IEDs

Could the red rebels in Chhattisgarh state of India be training the youngsters in rural parts of restive Bijapur and Dantewada districts in Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) to cause collateral damage to the rurals and security forces alike. While the Bastar Range DIG Sunderraj P has dismissed such reports and said that police has no […]

Young leader of BJP died in an accident while returning from Diwali Shopping

Car got disbalanced and hit the tree as a result a Young leader of BJP died while returning back from Diwali Shopping. 34 years Saurabh recently celebrated his birthday. After accident police took the dead body to government hospital. Relatives gave the information that Saurabh went for the Diwali shopping and while returning he met […]

Mahant questions why bonus to 13 lakh farmers when there are 37 lakhs in Cgarh

Former Union Minister of State Dr Charan Das Mahant questioned why the state government is disbursing bonus of paddy to mere 13 lakh farmers when there are around 37 lakh farmers in the state. He said that bonus is the right of the farmers and the state government should answer why it did not provide […]

Mothers of newly born daughters being felicitated with greeting cards in Chhattisgarh

Concerned at skewed sex ratio, the Raigarh administration in Chhattisgarh  is taking small steps to promote girl child. In one such move, the Raigarh administration is getting greeting cards distributed amongst new mothers who gave birth to daughters. The administration has also arranged for photo exhibition where mothers-daughters have been exhibited. Raigarh Collector Shammi Abidi […]

Chief Minister celebrates birthday amongst native villagers

Raipur : Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today celebrated his birthday amongst the native villagers at Rampur (Thathapur) district Kabirdham (Kawardha). The celebrations were on somber note and the gathering wished Dr. Raman Singh long and healthy life. Chief Minister performed religious rituals at Bhagwan Bolenath temple, Ram-Janki Mandir and Hanuman temple and sought blessings […]

Dev Sanskruti Vishwavidyalaya to play crucial role in spreading Indian culture: Dr. Raman Singh

Raipur : Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today dedicated Sankara-based Dev Sanskruti Vishwavidyalaya building near Kumhari in district Durg. The institution was established by Akhil Vishwa Gayatri Gayatri Parivar. He congratulated the members of the Gayatri Parivar and wished them a bright future. Dr. Raman Singh said that this prestigious institute will play a vital […]

Sadhika Dr Pratibha Pavni has been felicitated by Ahinsa Ratna

Raipur : On the occasion of Vishv Shanti Ahinsa Shakahar Sammelan at Dongargaon Sadhika Dr Pratibha Pavni has been awarded and felicitated by “Ahinsa Ratna” by the hands of Member of Parliament Abhishek Singh on the gracious presence of renowned Social Worker Anna Hajare. Sadhika Dr Pratibha told the there is a huge powers in […]

4-month infant abducted in Balrampur; returns safely after ‘payment’

In a shocking case of abduction of four-month old infant, the child’s father is said to have paid the ransom of Rs five lakhs to ensure safe release of his child. It was only after they got their child back that they informed the police which has so far arrested four of five accused. According […]

Rs 80 lakh worth apparel stock gutted in fire in Raipur !!!!

Fire broke out in one of the most prominent cloth markets of Chhattisgarh capital Raipur. Sources informed that fire broke out in third floor of CP Fabrics in Pandri area of Raipur. Speculation is that fire may have been caused due to short circuit.  The fire brigade is said to have been informed late on […]

Students of RITCOM showcased their talents

Raipur : An event was organised at city campus of RITEE Group of Institutes RITCOM campus situated behind Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University to bring out the hidden talents from the students of RITCOM who are pursuing BBA, MBA, B.Com etc. In this program various students performed classical dance, mimicry, solo songs, group dance and […]

Top state BJP leaders participated in ‘Jan Suraksha Yatra’; know what its about

BJP state President Dharam Lal Kaushik, party national General Secretary Saroj Pandey, Ministers Brijmohan Agrawal and Rajesh Munat took part in a ‘Jan Suraksha Yatra’ to protest ‘politics of murder’ in left ruled Kerala. The BJP leaders shouted slogans and demanded dismissal of Kerala government. It need be mentioned that BJP has sparked off nation […]

Raipur Man Claims To Predict Correct Blood Groups With Coconut

Raipur : A Raipur-based man claims to have ascertained blood group of hundreds of people with the help of a coconut. An employee of the state agriculture department, B. D. Guha, said he found out the blood group of several people by holding the coconut in his hand just over the person’s head. It was […]

Nearly Rs 10 lakhs robbed of Gramin Bank in Dharamjaigarh; how did it happen

In a shocker, almost Rs 10 lakhs have been reported missing from Gramin Bank of Dharamjaigarh. The incident is said to have occurred in the intervening night of October 10 and 11. Police suspects that the robbers may have sneaked in from back gate of the bank and utilized gas cutter to cut the locker […]

Cine actor Anupam Kher shares life moments with audience in Kurud

Cine actor Anupam Kher reached Kurud assembly segment on Tuesday to participate in a program organized by Vande Matram and Minister Ajay Chandrakar. Large number of students and people from different walks of life were present in the audience where Anupam Kher lectured on ‘discipline and success’.  He also shared some of the interesting incidents […]

Prospective property buyers have yet another opportunity to invest in Kamal Vihar

Raipur Development Authority (RDA) has announced organizing ‘property loan mela’ on October 16 and 17. The property loan mela will be organized on the second floor office of RDA and timings are between 11 am to 5 pm. RDA Chairman Sanjay Shrivastava informed that prospective buyers may utilize the opportunity to purchase flats or even […]

NRDA writes to Raipur Collector highlighting pollution due to mining lease ????

An official letter issued landed on the Facebook wall of one Raju Dammani which has created quite a sensation. Especially as the letter mentions that renewal of 41 mines operating in Naya Raipur area is underway despite the fact they are polluting. The letter from Naya Raipur Development Authority to Raipur Collector has highlighted the […]

B.Gopa Kumar appointed as Assistant Solicitor General of India

In the honorary presence of President Ramnath Kovind,B.Gopa Kumar advocated as assistant solicitor general of India at Bilaspur High Court.He will serve for a period of three years from the order date and further.Enrolled with the Bar Council Of Chhattisgarh,B.Gopa Kumar is ready to province his position with all dedication with a promise to fulfill […]

Amit Jogi refuses participation in sports tourney; cites Mahato as reason

Marwahi legislator Amit Jogi has refused to participate in a state level sporting tourney to be organized on October 7 in Pendra Road. Jogi has cited the reason as Korba Member of Parliament Bansilal Mahato taking part as Chief Guest in the program. Jogi said that since Mahato had recently made derogatory comment about women […]

Jogi’s party to take out ‘Kisan Balidan Yatra’ from Nov 1

Chhattisgarh Janata Congress (Jogi) would commence what it called ‘Kisan Balidan Yatra’ from November 1. Party leaders said that the Yatra is aimed against an insensitive government that continues to celebrate ‘Bonus Tihar’ even when farmers out there are committing suicide out of desperation. Party leaders said that state government would be exposed during this […]

Raipur liquor shop employees threaten to shut shop from Oct 10 onwards; here’s why

The employees of all 65 liquor shops within Raipur have threatened to shut shop from October 10 onwards if their demands are not met. The employees complained that not many of them have received salary since past three months or so. The employees first reached excise office where they staged gherao and although the officer […]

HC issues arrest warrant of Collector, municipal commnr

In a major decision, the Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered Ambikapur Collector and Municipal Commissioner to be arrested and produced on November 6 before the court. The case pertains to court order where both of these officials had been ordered to ensure personal appearance in court on October 6 but they missed on the presence. […]

ACB apprehends Dongargarh official for accepting bribe

In a major operation, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team caught a Dongargarh Revenue department clerk for accepting Rs 11000 as bribe. According to the information received, serious allegations have also been leveled against an SDM in the case. ACB action was followed by complaint from a contractor Manish Thakur where in he alleged that bribe […]

Karuna Shukla alleges Anna Hazare unannounced worker of RSS

Congress leader Karuna Shukla has alleged that Anna Hazare appears to be working for the RSS. In her interaction with the media persons in Raipur Congress Bhawan, she alleged that Anna Hazare has only been working against UPA regime. It need be mentioned that Anna Hazare was seen with BJP leaders while visiting the Chhattisgarh […]

Gariaband health setup alerted after two swine flu patients died

Health setup in Gariaband district has been alerted after two of the swine flu patients passed away while three others are under treatment. The Gariaband CMHO is said to have received a letter from Health Directorate, Raipur wherein it has been pointed out that three patients from the district are availing treatment in the state […]

Supreme Court admits petition of former Raipur Mayor Dr Nayak

Supreme Court has decided to admit the petition of Congress leader and former Raipur Mayor Dr Kiran Mayee Nayak. It need be mentioned that Dr Nayak pleaded in the court that her opponent in Raipur South legislative election Brijmohan Agrawal, who is now a state government Minister, spent more than permissible limits during election campaign […]

Political opposition to ‘municipal’ action against Pandri cloth market shops

Strong reactions emerged from both political parties as municipal officials reached the Pandri cloth market to seal over three dozen shops. Both BJP and Congress leaders along with Chamber of Commerce representatives objected to the action and urged the municipal officials to refrain from punitive action that would deprive the businesses from operating altogether especially […]

National Scheduled Tribes Commission members to probe ‘Pando’ deaths

Taking serious cognizance of many deaths of members of Pando, a protected tribe, in Odgi of Surajpur, a four member probe team of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is set to visit the state on October 4. The team’s visit is significant as the deaths have been reported as due to lack of basic facilities. […]

Tribals staged agitation demanding FIR against setting ablaze ‘Ravan’

Scores of tribals in Kanker staged gherao of Pakhanjur police station demanding FIR to be registered against those who set fire to effigy of ‘Ravan’ as it hurt their religious sentiments. The tribals are demanding swift action on their complaint  just as was taken when certain members of Bengali community filed complaint regarding derogatory comment […]

First list of candidates a year ahead of election schedule!!!

Will the new political party Chhattisgarh Janata Congress (Jogi) be the new trend setter in politics by announcing its list of candidates a year ahead of actual poll. Going by media reports, the party supremo Ajit Jogi has convened a meeting of core committee on October 6 where in it is said that at least […]
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