Senior BJP leader LK Advani today flagged off Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh's state-wide 'Vikas Yatra' which will cover over 6,000 km and conclude on June 20.
Ajit Jogi, former chief minister of Chhattisgarh, who has been wheelchair-bound for the last eight years, is looking forward to a special birthday treat. On April 29, Jogi hopes stand up to greet his visitors and walk to cut his birthday cake. Ejaz Kaiser
reports. Getting a new lease of life
A DNA test will be conducted to establish the 'true' identity of a woman 'Naxal', killed in an encounter on April 4, after a person claimed her to be his sister even as the body has already been handed over to another family, an official said.
A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by five youths in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said today.
While expressing doubt at the genuineness of police encounters with Maoists in Chhattisgarh in 2009, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) expressed its inability to start prosecution against the “guilty” policemen without substantial evidence, and restricted itself to arguing for monetary relief for the victims, reports Ejaz Kaiser.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh has said the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme of the Centre will not be implemented in the state.
Thirty-five-year-old Pandu Naghesia was always a bit strange, so said the locals of Samri, a tiny hamlet in Chhattisgarh. But the horror that he would unleash one fine day was beyond their wildest imagination.
In a shocking incident, a daily wage labourer in Chhattisgarh went on a rampage killing four women and five girls at Samri village in Balrampur district some 425 km north of Raipur today.
Special Task Force jawans busted a naxal training camp in dreaded Abuzamad area in Chhattisgarh and arrested six ultras, including two women and a minor boy, police said today.
Chhattisgarh government today admitted that the number of AIDS patients has shot up from 1,310 in 2011-12 to 1,550 in 2012-13 in the state, with the highest number of 401 patients being in Raipur.
The success of public distribution system (PDS) has had a striking 'impact' on curtailing malnutrition in Chhattisgarh.
Four minor dalit sisters suffered serious burn injuries when an unidentified youth threw acid on them in Raigarh district of Chhatisgarh. One arrest has been made.
A recent haul of advanced surgical kits and books imparting the know-how to treat bullet wounds from a Maoist camp in Chhattisgarh has strengthened the police suspicion that the rebels are receiving medical training. Ejaz Kaiser reports.
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh on Wednesday urged PM Manmohan Singh to consider raising the entitlement of food grains under the proposed national food security bill.
Chief minister Raman Singh suggested the Centre to incorporate suitable provisions in the proposed National Food Security Bill aimed to provide legal entitlement of cheaper foodgrains to the poor. Ejaz Kaiser reports.