Chhattisgarh launches scheme for children's free health screening

Chhattisgarh government has launched a 'Chirayu Yojna' under National Child Health Programme which aims to provide free health screening to children upto 18 years of age, in the state.

Chhattisgarh govt plans to build nearly 1 lakh toilets in 3 months

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s call, the Chhattisgarh government will be constructing nearly one lakh "pucca" toilets in next three months, with the state government already having drafted a plan for the purpose.

C`garh bypoll: Congress bracing for tough fight against upbeat BJP

ongress is likely to face an uphill task during next month`s by-poll for Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district where it suffered a blow at the hands of ruling BJP in last year`s Assembly elections.

Chhattisgarh CM welcomes Centre`s decision to increase royalty on minerals

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh thanked the Centre for increasing royalty rates on minerals and said it will boost up the annual mineral revenue collection of the state to over Rs 4,000 crore in the current fiscal.

Govt committed to bring development in Maoist-hit areas: Chhattisgarh CM

Chief Minister Raman Singh today stressed that the state government will overcome the hindrances in development in the left wing extremism (LWE) areas of the state while marching ahead in the path of inclusive growth.

20 lakh fake ration cards issued in C`garh; CM should resign: Congress

Alleging that lakhs of bogus ration cards were issued in Chhattisgarh by the ruling BJP for "political gains", opposition Congress on Monday sought a CBI inquiry into it and demanded Chief Minister Raman Singh`s resignation over the issue.

NSG says no to VVIP security duties in the future

The NSG, which protects the most `vulnerable` VVIPs of the country, has decided to stop taking any more protectees under its elite `black cat` commando security cover.

In Chhattisgarh, 81 people succumbed to jaundice, says govt

The Chhattisgarh government said in the assembly Wednesday that as many as 81 people succumbed to jaundice during the last one-and-half years in the state.

At least 26 bureaucrats transferred in Chhattisgarh

In a major reshuffle in the civil administration, as many as 26 bureaucrats including 17 IAS, six IFS and three SAS (State Administrative Service) officers were shifted in the state.

Raman Singh devises elaborate development plan for Maoist-hit Bastar District

Chhattisgarh Chief MinisterRaman Singh, has discussed an elaborate plan to strengthen security in Maoist-hit Bastar District.

Naxal issue: Will speed up work with better connectivity of police stations, says Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Monday that the state governmnet will speed up work with better connectivity of police stations & infrastructure to combat the growing Naxal issue in the state.

Bhilai gas leak: President, PM assure assistance

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday assured all necessary assistance to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and to the kin of the deceased in the gas leak accident at the Bhilai Steel Plant that claimed six lives, an official statement said.

Bhilai gas leak: Modi assures Raman Singh assistance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh of all necessary assistance for rescue and relief operations in gas leak accident at the Bhilai Steel Plant, a statement from the Prime Minister`s Office said.

Death toll in Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak rises to 7; PM expresses grief

The death toll in the Sail Bhilai Steel Plant gas leak incident rose to seven on Friday, after the recovery of body of a contractor.

Chhattisgarh requests Rs 34,000 crore from 14th finance panel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has placed special grant proposals of Rs 34,000 crore before the 14th Finance Commission for the development of various sectors in the state.

Raman Singh meets Modi, seeks help to fight LWE

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought formation of Centre-level task force to fight Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and streamlining of forest and environment clearances.

Govt to give more choppers, special battalions to Chhattisgarh

Making it clear that Maoist insurgency will be dealt with an iron hand, government on Monday agreed to use helicopter for troops` deployment in conflict situations and favoured increasing the chopper strength for Naxal-hit areas.

Decline in Naxal attacks on key infrastructure since 2011 in Chhattisgarh

Maoist attacks on key infrastructure and government buildings including schools, roads and culverts, hospitals and railway properties have witnessed a sharp decline in the past couple of years in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.

NIA should probe all angles in Jiram valley attack case: Raman

Amid reports that NIA has identified the Naxals involved in the May 2013 Jiram valley attack on Congress leaders and was ready to file charge sheet, Chief Minister Raman Singh said here on Sunday the probe agency should closely examine all angles, including political conspiracy.

Raman Singh congratulates Modi on BJP`s spectacular poll show

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today congratulated Narendra Modi as BJP appeared set for a victory in the state and the country, saying it was a "historic moment".