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BJP MP Banshilal Mahto calls Chhattisgarh girls 'tana-tan', triggers political row

BJP MP Banshilal Mahto calls Chhattisgarh girls 'tana-tan', triggers political row

Chhattisgarh BJP MP Banshilal Mahto has triggered a fresh controversy after making sexist remarks against the state’s girls.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Three dalit families ostracised for complaining against molestation in Chhattisgarh

A complaint alleging social boycott was filed yesterday, following which the local police were directed to conduct investigation.

May 25, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Two cops get 4 years in jail for taking bribe

 A court in Chhattisgarh's Korba district has sentenced two police personnel to four years in jail for taking bribe.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Man beheads aunt for practicing 'black magic'

In a grisly incident, a 45-year-old woman was allegedly beheaded by her nephew on suspicion that she practiced "witchcraft" in a village in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said today.

Jun 14, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

Bilaspur University cancels exam after Q-paper leak; students ransack VC office

The offices of Vice Chancellor and Registrar of Bilaspur University here were on Tuesday allegedly ransacked by college students, after an examination scheduled for today, was suddenly cancelled by the authorities following a question paper leak.

Mar 15, 2016, 22:17 PM IST

Four killed in road mishap in Chhattisgarh

 Four persons, including a minor girl, were killed in an accident involving two motorcycles in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said

Feb 03, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Man kills wife, her paramour in Chhattisgarh

A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and her paramour in Chhattisgarh.

Oct 28, 2015, 14:30 PM IST
Congress stands with you, Rahul Gandhi tells farmers in Chhattisgarh

Congress stands with you, Rahul Gandhi tells farmers in Chhattisgarh

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who began a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh on Monday to meet villagers affected by coal mining, power projects and wild elephants menace, told tribals that his party stands with the poor.

Jun 15, 2015, 08:27 AM IST

Six get lifer for killing boy in human sacrifice ritual

A local court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to six people, including a couple, for killing a four-year-old boy in a human sacrifice ritual in 2014 in the state's Janjgir-Champa district.

May 18, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

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.

Mar 16, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Three killed as jeep falls into pond in Chandigarh

An elderly couple and their minor granddaughter were killed and 10 others injured when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a pond in Surajpur district, police said today.

Feb 23, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Tantrik rapes minor girl in Chhattisgarh

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a witch doctor (tantrik) at Amalibhata village in Korba district in Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 14, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

29 children hospitalised after consuming mid-day meal in Chhattisgarh

At least 29 children were hospitalized on Saturday after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.

Dec 06, 2014, 15:36 PM IST

Children hospitalised in Chhattisgarh after consuming mid-day meal

At least 29 children were hospitalized on Saturday after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.

Dec 06, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

MLA Rajwade, nephew injured in mishap in Korba

Korba; An MLA and his nephew were injured when their SUV fell into a nullah while trying to avert hitting a motorcycle in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said.

Dec 03, 2014, 20:08 PM IST

Adani Power shares up nearly 3% on Avantha deal

Shares of Adani Power Monday rose by nearly 3 percent after it entered into a binding agreement with Gautam Thapar-led Avantha Group to buy out its 600 MW Korba West unit for more than Rs 4,200 crore.

Nov 24, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Father, son die of electrocution in Chhattisgarh's Korba

An engineering student and his father died of electrocution in Chhattisgarh's Korba district Friday, police said.

Sep 26, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Eight people injured in blast at NTPC plant

Eight persons, including two engineers, sustained burn injuries in a blast this evening in a pipeline at one of the units of an NTPC plant in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Aug 07, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

Chhattisgarh Congress MLA, biz partner booked for cheating, forgery

A Congress MLA and his partner in a construction firm have been booked for allegedly withdrawing government funds to the tune of over Rs 10 crore through fake invoices in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday.

Aug 04, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

Two Korba nominees booked for not providing poll expense details

Two Independent candidates from Korba parliamentary constituency of Chhattisgarh were booked for not providing details of their poll expenses to the Election Commission, a poll official said here on Monday.

Apr 28, 2014, 22:06 PM IST