A Supreme Court bench comprising justices Madan Lokur and AK Goel had, on November 15, 2016, directed the Chhattisgarh police they would give the accused persons, including Prasad and Sundar, at least four weeks’ notice before carrying out an invest... read more
A woman and her daughter, arrested on the charges of theft, were stripped naked and severely beaten by a woman police personnel in front of male police officials on October 14, the NHRC said quoting a media report. read more
Ajit Jogi has decided that he will not contest the Chhattisgarh elections as a candidate and will campaign to strengthen the coalition with BSP and CPI which, he says, will form the next government in the state. read more
Among the 77 candidates announced out of a total of 90 assembly segments in Chattisgarh, 14 are women candidates and 14 sitting MLAs have been replaced with new names, Union health minister J P Nadda said. read more
Photographer Amit Pasricha’s project puts the spotlight on monuments like the Alamgir mosque, built by Aurangzeb in 1669. The structure with a three-chambered facade was once accentuated by a pair of slender corner minarets that rose 50 metres above the terrace.
The BJP is likely to announce the first list of candidates by October 20, which will include nominees for 18 seats from the Bastar region affected by Maoist violence that goes to the polls on November 12. read more
Polling will take place in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram on November 28, in Chhattisgarh on November 12 and 20 and in Telangana and Rajasthan on December 7; counting for all five-states will be on December 11. read more