Chhattisgarh News

Two CRPF personnel injured in bomb blasts triggered by Naxals

Two CRPF personnel were on Friday injured in separate pressure bomb blasts triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Chhattisgarh lost Rs 178 crore due to liquor policy: CAG

 Chhattisgarh state not having any policy to recover licence fees for liquor sold in excess of the minimum guarantee quota resulted in the state losing Rs 178 crore, according to a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India report.

Nearly 1 lakh workers migrated from Chhattisgarh since 2012

 Nearly one lakh workers migrated from Chhattisgarh to other States in the last three years in search of higher wages, the Assembly was informed today.

Din in Chhattisgarh House over "saffronisation" process

 The Chhattisgarh Assembly witnessed pandemonium on Wednesday with the Opposition Congress slamming the BJP Government over its decision allowing the state service employees to attend RSS camps, alleging it was part of "saffronisation" process.

India's first National Skill Development University to open in Chhattisgarh
India's first National Skill Development University to open in Chhattisgarh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy has announced that India's first National Skill Development University will open in Raipur.

BJP will win Bihar Assembly elections on its own, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy exuded confidence on Tuesday that the BJP would win the Bihar assembly elections scheduled to be held this year end on its own.

1,000 posts of specialist doctors lie vacant in Chhattisgarh

More than 1,000 posts of specialist doctors lie vacant in Chhattisgarh, state health minister Amar Agrawal told the assembly on Monday.

DA case: Chhattisgarh water resources engineer, his brother held

An executive engineer of state Water Resources Department was arrested along with his brother, a government contractor, in connection with recovery of unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs 5 crore from them in December last year, an ACB official said here today.

Chhattisgarh Civil Supplies Corporation 'scam': Govt suspends 18 personnel

Chhattisgarh government has suspended 18 personnel of the Civil Supplies Corporation after the ACB seized unaccounted cash worth crores from their premises located across the state even as opposition Congress has sought a CBI probe into the "scam".

Congress calls bandh in Chhattisgarh to protest against police action
Congress calls bandh in Chhattisgarh to protest against police action

The Congress has called for a shutdown in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday to protest against the police action against party workers on Monday.

Naxals beat up police officer in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

Naxals brutally thrashed a police officer in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, police said.

Ten dead, 6 injured as bus rams into bridge railing in Chhattisgarh

Ten persons, including three women and two children, were killed and six others were critically injured after the passenger bus they were travelling in crashed into railing of a bridge in the district on Monday, police said.

Congress stalls Chhattisgarh House on Civil Supplies scam; demands CBI probe

Main Opposition Congress on Monday boycotted the proceedings of Chhattisgarh Assembly and walked out of the House demanding dismissal of Food and Civil Supplies Minister Punnulal Mohile over the alleged "scam" in his department and a CBI probe into it.

ITBP jawan kills self in Chhattisgarh

An ITBP jawan allegedly committed suicide on Saturday by shooting himself with his service rifle, police said.

Eleven Naxals surrender in Chhattisgarh

Eleven Maoist ultras on Saturday surrendered before the police in Naxal-infested Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, officials said.

Chhattisgarh's per capita income up 10% in 2014-15

The per capita income in Chhattisgarh is estimated at Rs 64,442 for the 2014-15 fiscal, while the state's economy is likely to grow by 13.20 percent during the period, according to the government document.

Raman Singh promises more power to Anti Corruption Bureau

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said in the Chhattisgarh Assembly that his government will continue its fight against corruption.

Congress alleges misuse of Central fund for Bastar, stages walkout from Chhattisgarh Assembly

The main opposition Congress on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Assembly alleging irregularities in utilising funds sanctioned by Centre for the tribal-dominated Bastar region.

Eight Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

Eight Maoists, including two women, surrendered before police in Bijapur district of South Bastar region on Sunday, a senior official said.

Chhattisgarh Assembly passes third supplementary demands

 Chhattisgarh Assembly on Wednesday passed the third supplementary demands of Rs 3,82,89,84,301 crore for financial year 2014-15 by a voice vote.

Chhattisgarh: Three suspected Maoist leaders held, firearms seized

Three suspected Naxal cadres, carrying rewards on their head, were arrested along with an alleged Maoist sympathiser in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Wednesday.

Congress stages walkout in Chhattisgarh Assembly over poor sanitation

The main opposition Congress staged a walkout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Wednesday over "poor" sanitation facilities and alleged the growing menace of jaundice in the state capital.

Congress MLAs walkout from Chhattisgarh House on farmers' bonus issue

The main opposition Congress on Wednesday staged a walkout from the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly in protest against the state government's "failure" to fulfil its promise of giving bonus to farmers against procurement of their paddy.

Congress raises graft issue, disrupts Chhattisgarh Governor's speech

The Budget session of Chhattisgarh Assembly on Monday began on a stormy note with the Opposition members disrupting the Governor's speech over alleged corruption in government departments and "irregularities" in procurement of paddy.

Minor raped by cop in Chhattisgarh

 A minor girl was allegedly raped by a policeman here on the pretext of marrying her, police said today.

Chhattisgarh police take radio route to combat Naxalism

Fighting the Naxal menace for over past three decades, the Chhattisgarh police is now trying to reach out to the people via radio and win their confidence in the insurgency-hit areas.

Seven Maoist cadres held in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

Seven Maoists, including two women, were on Friday arrested from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district here.

CRPF seeks tribals' support to thwart evil designs of Maoists

With an aim of countering the 'anti-developmental' propaganda of Maoists, the CRPF has devised a new strategy of putting up hoardings in local dialect to seek tribals' support in construction of a National Highway in Chhattisgarh's worst insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Chhattisgarh: Hostel superintendent, aide booked for forcing girls into obscene chats

The Superintendent of a hostel for destitute children and her associate has been booked for allegedly forcing minor girls into obscene phone chats and attempting to trade them in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh ​govt's order allowing employees to join RSS kicks up a row

The Chhattisgarh government has kicked up a controversy with a notification that allows its employees to join RSS and attend "shakhas", evoking sharp criticism from the Congress which on Thursday demanded its immediate withdrawal.