Court dismisses plea to quash Raigarh mayor`s election

A local court has turned down a plea seeking to quash the 2009 election of Raigarh Municipal Corporation Mayor Mahendra Chauhatha.

Two minor ashram inmates sodomised; superintendent booked

A 76-year-old hostel superintendent of government aided ashram here has been booked for allegedly sodomising two minor tribal inmates, police said Monday.

19 killed, 132 hurt as passenger train derails on Konkan route in Maharashtra

At least 17 passengers have died and 120 other injured after an engine and four coaches of Diva-Sawantwadi express derailed on Sunday morning near Nagothane in Raigarh. The mishap occurred at about 9.30 am between Nagothane and Roha stations just outside a tunnel.

Green Nobel winner Ramesh Agrawal awaits unravelling of plot to kill him in Chhattisgarh in 2012

Activist Ramesh Agrawal, 56, is among the six people who will be awarded the prestigious Goldman Environment Prize. However, two years after he was shot at immediately after he managed to stop Jindal Steel and Power Limited`s coal mining project in Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh, the police and courts have been unable to unravel the bigger conspiracy behind the attack.

EC detects paid news in Raigarh; asks Cong, BJP nominees to pay up

Election Commission has identified six news articles having appeared in local newspapers in Raigarh Lok Sabh constituency as "paid news" and directed that costs incurred in publishing them be added to poll expenditure of BJP and Congress nominees.

BJP leader killed in spat with neighbour in C`garh

A BJP leader was axed to death by his neighbour in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh district on Friday, police said.

Chhattisgarh Congress sacks four rebel leaders, issues notices to nine

The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has expelled four rebel party leaders from its membership for a period of six years and issued notices to nine others, including a party block president, for their alleged anti-party activities during the assembly polls.

C`garh polls: Congress candidate gets notice for code violation

Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Assembly and Congress candidate from Patthalgaon constituency Rampukar Singh has been issued a notice for alleged violation of the model code of conduct at the time of filing of nomination.

Doctor held for raping nurse promising marriage

A 31-year-old doctor of a private hospital was arrested for allegedly raping a dalit nurse on the pretext of marrying her in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh district.

Eight killed in road collision in Raigarh

Eight people of a marriage party, including the groom, were killed and six others injured when their SUV collided head-on with a trailer in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday.

Chhattisgarh: Girl gang-raped, five men arrested

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by five youths in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh district, police said Wednesday.

Stone crusher plant of Congress MLA`s son sealed i

A stone crusher unit of a Congress MLA`s son was sealed off during a raid, for illegally operating after the expiry of its lease in the Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, a government official said.

Youth gets death sentence for rape, murder

A local court sentenced a 23-year-old youth to death for raping and murdering a minor girl in Basnajhar village in 2011.

Minor raped, local Congress worker held

A local Congress worker has been arrested on charges of raping his minor maid, police said.

Tantrik beheads boy for `divine powers`

A `tantrik` who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said Thursday.

Naxals attack police in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh

Police on Wednesday claimed to have
injured a few Naxals in an encounter in Raigarh district of
the Chhattisgarh state.

Four held in Raigarh for abducting Class 1 boy

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a Class 1 boy last week from Chhattisgarh`s industrial town Raigarh, a senior police official said Friday.