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Chhattisgarh CM Baghel transfers senior IAS officer seen on video slapping man

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Ranbir Sharma, the collector of Surajpur district, has been attached to the state secretariat as a joint secretary. Gaurav Kumar Singh has been appointed as the new district collector of Surajpur.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel pointed out that the state government placed orders for vaccines with the Serum Institute of India (SII) as well as Bharat Biotech.(PTI file photo)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel pointed out that the state government placed orders for vaccines with the Serum Institute of India (SII) as well as Bharat Biotech.(PTI file photo)

‘We were prepared for 3rd phase of Covid-19 vaccination, but..’: Chhattisgarh CM

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Chhattisgarh, which is currently seeing a downfall in its daily Covid-19 disease cases, has till now vaccinated over 5.94 million beneficiaries of which 4,957,168 have received the first dose and 984,556 have been inoculated with both doses.
Chief minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel requested the Union Minister to sympathetically consider the problems of small and medium businessmen of the state in this critical time.(HT File Photo)
Chief minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel requested the Union Minister to sympathetically consider the problems of small and medium businessmen of the state in this critical time.(HT File Photo)

Chhattisgarh CM urges for financial assistance to small, medium businesses

ANI | , Raipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 07:25 PM IST
On request of the Chhattisgarh Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Baghel has written a letter to Union Minister and demanded to postpone the due date of filing various kinds of returns in April and May for two months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 situations through video conferencing, in New Delhi. Chattisgarh CM Baghel seen in a window next to Ashok Gehlot and above CM Uddhav Thackeray. (PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with chief ministers on COVID-19 situations through video conferencing, in New Delhi. Chattisgarh CM Baghel seen in a window next to Ashok Gehlot and above CM Uddhav Thackeray. (PTI Photo)

Chhattisgarh, Punjab CMs request PM Modi to bring parity in vaccine prices

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 03:30 PM IST
  • Chief ministers Arvind Kejriwal, Uddhav Thackeray, Ashok Gehlot, BS Yediyurappa, Pinarayi Vijayan, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vijay Rupani, Captain Amarinder Singh, Yogi Adityanath and Bhupesh Baghel attended the meeting.
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture as tribute to CRPF jawans killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack, at Puri beach of Odisha on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture as tribute to CRPF jawans killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack, at Puri beach of Odisha on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: CM rules out intelligence failure

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 10:32 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday that the security forces were trying to install camps in Maoist stronghold which frustrated them.
"Baghel doesn't care about the killing of the jawans. Instead of fulfilling his duties towards Chhattisgarh, the Congress leader is camping in Assam," BJP MP Dilip Saikia alleged.(PTI)
"Baghel doesn't care about the killing of the jawans. Instead of fulfilling his duties towards Chhattisgarh, the Congress leader is camping in Assam," BJP MP Dilip Saikia alleged.(PTI)

BJP slams Chhattisgarh CM for continuing campaign in Assam despite Maoist attack

ANI | , Guwahati
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 12:15 PM IST
  • Five security personnel were killed and around 31 sustained injuries in the encounter in Bijapur on Saturday, Chhattisgarh Police said.
Chief minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel addressing a rally in West Bengal. (PTI File Photo )
Chief minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel addressing a rally in West Bengal. (PTI File Photo )

Chhattisgarh CM reviews Covid situation, orders closure of all schools, colleges

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 09:30 PM IST
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel's meeting came a day after Chhattisgarh recorded 1,273 cases, the highest single-day spike in this year, on Saturday.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.(File photo)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.(File photo)

India needs to be saved from BJP, Bengal from TMC, says Chattisgarh CM

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:16 PM IST
"Both the BJP and TMC are trying to divide the people. The country has to be saved from one and Bengal has to be rescued from the other," he said, addressing the mega rally of the Left-Congress and newly-formed Indian Secular Front (ISF) at the Brigade Parade Ground.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this delay in the process of lifting rice by the FCI affected paddy procurement drive. (Videograb)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this delay in the process of lifting rice by the FCI affected paddy procurement drive. (Videograb)

Chhattisgarh CM requests Rajnath to expedite army cantonment set up at Bilaspur

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 12:06 PM IST
  • The CM further stated that Chhattisgarh is keen on setting up an army camp at Chakarbhata, Bilaspur from employment and security purposes.
Drawing comparisons between Assam and Chhattisgarh, Baghel said the BJP government is unable to provide the minimum support price (MSP) to the farmers.(PTI)
Drawing comparisons between Assam and Chhattisgarh, Baghel said the BJP government is unable to provide the minimum support price (MSP) to the farmers.(PTI)

Cattle smuggling flourishing in Assam under BJP govt's rule, alleges Baghel

ANI | , Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 07:15 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has alleged the BJP government in Assam has been running a "systematic syndicate" and said that cow smuggling is flourishing in the state.
Opposition ruled states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand are locked in a war of words with the BJP over procurement of paddy. (HT Archive)
Opposition ruled states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand are locked in a war of words with the BJP over procurement of paddy. (HT Archive)

Paddy procurement mess in Odisha and Chhattisgarh, states blame Centre

By HT Correspondent, Bhubaneswar/raipur
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:55 PM IST
  • Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh had a bumper paddy harvest this year due to good rains and they have also accused the Centre of stalling the paddy procurement process.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel is on his first visit to Assam to oversee Congress' poll preparations after his appointment as one of the three senior observers of the party (ANI)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel is on his first visit to Assam to oversee Congress' poll preparations after his appointment as one of the three senior observers of the party (ANI)

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on two-day visit to poll-bound Assam

UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:20 PM IST
  • Bhupesh Baghel's meetings in Assam will be his first to review the Congress' poll preparedness for the assembly elections expected a few months later.
Congress leaders from across the country visit Wardha Gandhi Ashram for the training sessions on Mahatma Gandhi(Screengrab)
Congress leaders from across the country visit Wardha Gandhi Ashram for the training sessions on Mahatma Gandhi(Screengrab)

Chhattisgarh Congress leaders, CM Baghel attend training session on Gandhi

By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
  • The Congress party’s training programme is aimed to make leaders fully aware of Mahatma Gandhi’s teaching and ideas, the backbone of the Congress party.
Chattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaks to the media, in Raipur on Saturday.(ANI)
Chattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaks to the media, in Raipur on Saturday.(ANI)

Centre must distribute Covid-19 vaccine for free: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:42 PM IST
Speaking to media, the Chhattisgarh CM said, "We did not close down our industries and mines during the lockdown. These institutions were working with just 60 to 70 per cent of the workforce."
The Centre had earlier given in principle approval to take 60 lakh MT rice from the state in the central pool. (HT Photo)
The Centre had earlier given in principle approval to take 60 lakh MT rice from the state in the central pool. (HT Photo)

Nyay scheme to be hit? Centre limits rice procurement from Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:27 AM IST
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel thanked the Centre and also hoped that the permission for more procurement would be granted further in the central pool.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this delay in the process of lifting rice by the FCI affected paddy procurement drive. (Videograb)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that this delay in the process of lifting rice by the FCI affected paddy procurement drive. (Videograb)

CM Bhupesh Baghel complains to PM Modi over paddy procurement delay

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 05:43 PM IST
A press note issued by the Chhattisgarh government said that PM Modi assured the CM of taking appropriate action in this regard.
Addressing the program, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that setting up of the ethanol plant will prove to be important in ensuring timely payment of sugarcane price to farmers and ensuring full utilisation of sugar factory capacity. (Photo @ChhattisgarhCMO)
Addressing the program, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that setting up of the ethanol plant will prove to be important in ensuring timely payment of sugarcane price to farmers and ensuring full utilisation of sugar factory capacity. (Photo @ChhattisgarhCMO)

Chhattisgarh signs contract to set up state’s 1st ethanol plant under PPP model

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:02 PM IST
As per official release, the contract was signed by Bhoramdev Cooperative Sugar Factory Kawardha and Chhattisgarh Distillery Limited’s subsidiary NKJ Biofuel for a period of 30 years.
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)

Chhattisgarh ready to buy Nagarnar steel plant in Bastar, if disinvested

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:16 AM IST
State minister Ravindra Choubey said the land was acquired in Nagarnar for the plant and therefore people of the area had given their consent hoping that it will generate employment
A former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Motilal Vora was a Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh.(PTI)
A former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Motilal Vora was a Rajya Sabha member from Chhattisgarh.(PTI)

Chhattisgarh declares 3-day mourning as mark of respect to Motilal Vora

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 08:55 AM IST
Congress veteran Motilal Vora died due to post Covid-19 complications at Fortis Escort Hospital in Delhi. He was 93.
The MNREGS has again proven to be a wonderful scheme, creating huge opportunities for migrant labourers who came back after the lockdown mishap(REUTERS)
The MNREGS has again proven to be a wonderful scheme, creating huge opportunities for migrant labourers who came back after the lockdown mishap(REUTERS)

To revive the economy, go back to the grassroots, writes Bhupesh Baghel

By Bhupesh Baghel
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 08:06 PM IST
To strengthen the rural economy, we need to strengthen the rural ecology too
Farmers of Chhattisgarh will now be able to lodge complaints about any kind of error in the procurement system and can get kind of financial assistance by calling on 112 .(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
Farmers of Chhattisgarh will now be able to lodge complaints about any kind of error in the procurement system and can get kind of financial assistance by calling on 112 .(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Chhattisgarh farmers can now call emergency helpline for paddy procurement grievances

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 06:27 PM IST
Senior officials have been told to include farmers’ grievances redressal service under Dial 112 which would be provided to the farmers during the paddy procurement season.
The BJP said that the Congress has no right to raise questions on the Ram Mandir account because they have made no contribution in the temple construction. (HT Photo)
The BJP said that the Congress has no right to raise questions on the Ram Mandir account because they have made no contribution in the temple construction. (HT Photo)

‘Prove faith, donate Rs 101 crore for Ram temple’: BJP leader to Congress

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 09:49 AM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that in 1992 the BJP had performed shila pujan and collected funds in crores and demanded to know how that money was used.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel addresses a press conference.(PTI/ File photo)
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel addresses a press conference.(PTI/ File photo)

Chhattisgarh govt increases procurement number of minor forest produces from 7 to 52

Raipur | By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:30 PM IST
The seven new minor forest produces that were added to the list of forest produces procured at support price by state government includes kusmi seed, reetha fruit (dry), shikakai, satavar jad, kaju guthli, malkangani beej and mahul leaves.
This year, over 2 lakh new farmers have registered, so the figure is expected to cross 98 per cent.(AP file photo)
This year, over 2 lakh new farmers have registered, so the figure is expected to cross 98 per cent.(AP file photo)

94% farmers selling produce on MSP in Chhattisgarh: Govt

New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:32 PM IST
Due to the policies of the state government, the number of farmers selling paddy in the state has increased from 12 lakh to 18.38 lakh, Chhattisgarh Information Centre said in a statement here.
Bhupesh Baghel, chief minister of Chhattisgarh, has written to PM Modi over administration of Covid 19 vaccine when it is made available.(HT Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel, chief minister of Chhattisgarh, has written to PM Modi over administration of Covid 19 vaccine when it is made available.(HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh CM writes to PM Modi, seeks priority Covid 19 vaccination for state

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 12:04 PM IST
The country is chiefly relying on Astra Zeneca/Oxford vaccine candidate, being manufactured in Pune by the Serum Institute of India.
Representational image.(File photo)
Representational image.(File photo)

Chhattisgarh govt to ensure admission of NEET qualified students from remote areas in private colleges

Raipur | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday issued directions to ensure admission of such students on paid seats in the private colleges in the state, with the government bearing all the expenses.
The idea is to provide work to local block-level contractors, who will provide employment to diploma holders and engineers in projects of their area, said the government. (Photo @ChhattisgarhCMO)
The idea is to provide work to local block-level contractors, who will provide employment to diploma holders and engineers in projects of their area, said the government. (Photo @ChhattisgarhCMO)

Chhattisgarh govt announces steps to ease unemployment, engineers to benefit

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The E-category registration system is to be initiated in all the construction departments, bodies, and boards of the state government and directions have been issued in this regard.
Bhupesh Baghel’s comments came at a time when four vaccine candidates from Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Russian government have published encouraging late-stage clinical trial results.(HT Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel’s comments came at a time when four vaccine candidates from Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Russian government have published encouraging late-stage clinical trial results.(HT Photo)

HTLS 2020: Centre should clear its stand on vaccine pricing, says Bhupesh Baghel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 07:02 AM IST
Speaking at the 18th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Baghel also criticised Congress leaders such as Kapil Sibal and Ghulam Nabi Azad for publicly attacking the party, and suggested that grievances should be laid out in the party’s internal forum.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020(Screengrab)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020(Screengrab)

‘Remember what you taught us’: Bhupesh Baghel politely stings Sibal, Azad

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Kapil Sibal, who was part of the 23 leaders who wrote to Congress president, in a recent interview had emphasised the need of introspection in the party. Ghulam Nabi Azad, another dissenter, blamed the Congress’ slump in elections to the 5-star culture within the party.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said his government took various steps to tackle the challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.(HT Photo)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said his government took various steps to tackle the challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.(HT Photo)

No slowdown in Chhattisgarh during pandemic: CM Bhupesh Baghel at HTLS 2020

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Before Bhupesh Baghel, defence minister Rajnath Singh and State Bank of India chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara spoke at HTLS 2020.
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