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Chhattisgarh schools for classes 9th to 12th to resume from Feb 15

PTI | , Raipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 08:46 AM IST
Offline or physical classes in universities and colleges would also start from Monday, agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey told reporters after the meeting.
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.
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HT Image

Chhattisgarh govt to procure 52 forest produce items

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 03:13 PM IST
This means there is an increase of seven new ones.
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.
Chhattigarh CM had written to Union home minister Amit Shah, requesting him for deployment of 7 CRPF battalions to Bastar region.(ANI photo)
Chhattigarh CM had written to Union home minister Amit Shah, requesting him for deployment of 7 CRPF battalions to Bastar region.(ANI photo)

Centre agrees to deploy 5 new CRPF battalions in Maoist-hit Bastar in a ‘bold’ move

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:43 PM IST
An official said that there was likely to be strong resistance from the Maoists against CRPF acquiring advanced locations.
General administration department secretary DD Singh said they have the list of officials, who got their jobs on the basis of fake certificates, and action in these cases has started(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
General administration department secretary DD Singh said they have the list of officials, who got their jobs on the basis of fake certificates, and action in these cases has started(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Chhattisgarh govt looks to crack down on staffers with fake certificates

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2020 11:12 AM IST
The state’s general administration department said a high-level panel constituted to look into the matter submitted a report last week and highlighted 926 cases of fake caste certificates from 2000 to 2020.
Chhattisgarh is the second state after Punjab to hold a special session of the assembly to counter the central laws.(AP)
Chhattisgarh is the second state after Punjab to hold a special session of the assembly to counter the central laws.(AP)

Chhattisgarh may amend state law to counter farm legislation

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:53 AM IST
According to a senior government official privy to the developments, the Chhattisgarh government, where the Congress is in power, has not opted for new bills to negate the central legislations because it could be in direct conflict with it.
Representational image.(REUTERS file)
Representational image.(REUTERS file)

Schools in Chhattisgarh to remain closed due to Covid-19 pandemic

Raipur | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 09:52 AM IST
The decision was taken during a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel here, a government spokesperson said.
File photo: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.(HT Photo)
File photo: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.(HT Photo)

MoU signed for first unit of Defence Category Industry in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 01:11 PM IST
Bulletproof jackets and helmets to be manufactured for various armed forces, infantry, BSF, CRPF and state government armed forces.
Jharia mining area in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
Jharia mining area in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)

‘No coal mining in Hasdeo Arand’: Coal ministry accepts Chhattisgarh govt proposal

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:18 AM IST
On Friday, Joshi met Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and said that the latter has agreed to replace the five contentious coal blocks with three new ones, which would be added to the list for auction as per the state government’s suggestion.
The district collectors have been empowered to take a call on home quarantine facility for asymptomatic Covid-19 patients, the Chhattisgarh health minister said.(Ravi Kumar / HT File Photo)
The district collectors have been empowered to take a call on home quarantine facility for asymptomatic Covid-19 patients, the Chhattisgarh health minister said.(Ravi Kumar / HT File Photo)

In Chhattisgarh, asymptomatic Covid-19 patients to be put in home isolation for treatment

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 01:27 PM IST
“A total of 180 home isolation beds have been installed across the 28 districts in the state. The pilot project has started in Raipur and Durg districts. The initiative will be expanded soon,” state health minister TS Singhdeo said.
The cow-dung is being procured under the ‘Gaudhan Nyay Yojana’, which was launched by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on June 25.(HT File Photo/ Arijit Sen)
The cow-dung is being procured under the ‘Gaudhan Nyay Yojana’, which was launched by chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on June 25.(HT File Photo/ Arijit Sen)

Chhattisgarh government to buy cow-dung at Rs 1.5 per kg, scheme begins from July 20

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 12:10 PM IST
The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), meanwhile, claimed that the scheme is not practical and its implementation is not possible.
New Delhi, India - March 15, 2018: NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - March 15, 2018: NIA headquarters at CGO Complex in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Tug of war between Centre and Chhattisgarh; NIA says state can’t probe 2013 Jheerum Ghati attack, approaches court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) wrote to Chhattisgarh police last week asking them not to proceed with the investigation in the first information report (FIR) registered by Bastar Police on May 26, saying it is already investigating the case.
Two female wild elephants were found dead in the jungles of Pratapur forest range of Surajpur on Tuesday and Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Two female wild elephants were found dead in the jungles of Pratapur forest range of Surajpur on Tuesday and Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Four forest officials suspended over elephant deaths in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 10:05 AM IST
Chhattisgarh’s forest minister Mohammad Akbar had ordered a high-level probe in the matter.
File photo: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.(HT Photo)
File photo: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.(HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh govt makes forest department as nodal agency for forest rights, activists describe move as ‘illegal’

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 02:35 PM IST
A press release issued by the Chhattisgarh government on Saturday stated that the Forest Department has been made the nodal agency for the matter of community forest resource rights in the state.
File photo.(Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
File photo.(Ravi Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

‘Special corona charges’ on liquor sale in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 01:13 PM IST
“Under this special corona tax, there will be an increase of Rs 10 per bottle for local liquor and a 10% increase in the retail rate of all types of foreign liquor (spirit/malt),” the press note read.
The NMDC is a govt-owned mining major.(File Photo/Mint)
The NMDC is a govt-owned mining major.(File Photo/Mint)

Chhatisgarh CM reminds Centre of Rs 1000 cr penalty on NMDC after it donates Rs 150 cr to PM Cares

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 07:52 PM IST
The NMDC had been ordered to pay Rs 1,623 cr to the Chhattisgarh government by the Supreme Court in 2014. It has paid Rs 600 cr so far.
Satyendra Kumar teaching kids.(Handout image)
Satyendra Kumar teaching kids.(Handout image)

Yoga, educational classes for stranded labourers in Chhattisgarh

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 03:03 PM IST
The Surguja district administration is providing books, sports and stationery to kids to get them engaged in the learning activities.
Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singhdeo highlighted the steps taken by his government to check the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19.(Twitter/TS_SinghDeo)
Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singhdeo highlighted the steps taken by his government to check the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19.(Twitter/TS_SinghDeo)

‘Must not relent a bit’: Chhattisgarh health minister on Covid-19 fight

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 08:57 AM IST
Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singhdeo, in an interview with Hindustan Times, said that government intends to conduct rapid testing to eliminate the chances of spread of the deadly virus.
Security personnel at one of the villages in Maoist-affected area of Chhattisgarh.(Representative image/HT Photo)
Security personnel at one of the villages in Maoist-affected area of Chhattisgarh.(Representative image/HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh govt panel recommends withdrawal of cases against 91 tribals in Maoist belt

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 11:21 AM IST
In the last six months, the committee has recommended withdrawal of prosecution in 404 cases, said the government.
The Chhattisgarh government has enquired about why the second stage clearance for forest land allotted for an iron ore project in Dantewada’s Bailadila Hill should not be cancelled.(File Photo)
The Chhattisgarh government has enquired about why the second stage clearance for forest land allotted for an iron ore project in Dantewada’s Bailadila Hill should not be cancelled.(File Photo)

Chhattisgarh issues show-cause notice to NMDC over Bailadila iron ore project

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Consent of the gram sabha, a representative body of all villagers, was key to approval of mining of the Bailadila iron deposit with an estimated annual capacity of 10 million tonnes.
Bhupesh Baghel while replying to a question in legislative assembly on Tuesday said that the government is presently under the debt of Rs 57,848 crore(PTI)
Bhupesh Baghel while replying to a question in legislative assembly on Tuesday said that the government is presently under the debt of Rs 57,848 crore(PTI)

Chhattisgarh government is under the debt of Rs 57,848 crore, says CM Baghel

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 06:40 AM IST
Baghel, in his written reply, said that just after Congress government was formed in the state in December 2018 to January 31, 2020 state government has taken loan of Rs 17,729 crore from various financial institutions.
In July, 2009, around 29 police personnel were killed in ambushes and landmine attacks by Maoists in three separate incidents in Madanwada and nearby areas in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon.(AP File / Representational Photo)
In July, 2009, around 29 police personnel were killed in ambushes and landmine attacks by Maoists in three separate incidents in Madanwada and nearby areas in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon.(AP File / Representational Photo)

Chhattisgarh sets up panel to probe 2009 Madanwada Maoist ambush

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 07:57 AM IST
In September last year, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced that a judicial probe will be conducted into the case.
The Chhattisgarh government has moved the supreme court against(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The Chhattisgarh government has moved the supreme court against(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Chhattisgarh government moves top court against NIA Act

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 01:20 AM IST
The BJP government at the centre had amended the NIA Act in the 2019 monsoon session of the Parliament to make it more robust by empowering NIA to investigate offences committed outside India against Indians or affecting Indian interests.
Supreme Court advocate Vrinda Grover said its time the state government takes corrective measures and steps to release tribespeople languishing in jail. (Photo /Hindustan Times)
Supreme Court advocate Vrinda Grover said its time the state government takes corrective measures and steps to release tribespeople languishing in jail. (Photo /Hindustan Times)

Withdraw cases against tribals in Maoist belt, says C’garh panel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 07:55 AM IST
The Justice Patnaik panel was set-up in March with a mandate to review cases involving more than 23,000 tribespeople.
The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday.(HT PHOTO.)
The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday.(HT PHOTO.)

Chhattisgarh government to promote tourist sites linked to Lord Ram

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 11:55 PM IST
In the first phase, eight of the selected places falling on the forest route taken by Lord Ram during his exile will be developed as tourist destinations, the statement said.
Maoists on Monday, killed a villager on suspicion of being a police informer, Sukma police said. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
Maoists on Monday, killed a villager on suspicion of being a police informer, Sukma police said. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)

Disappointed with ideology, 9 Maoists surrender in Sukma

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 12:44 AM IST
According to the police, the Maoists claimed that they were disappointed with the ‘hollow Maoist ideology’.
Bhupesh Baghel government will apply reservations in district appointments on the basis of community ratio in population.(PTI Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel government will apply reservations in district appointments on the basis of community ratio in population.(PTI Photo)

Chhattisgarh to provide reservation on the basis of population as quota exceeds 100 per cent in tribal districts

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 01:18 PM IST
Chhattisgarh government had earlier this year increased the reservation for the Scheduled Castes by one per cent to 13 per cent and by 13 per cent for the OBCs to 27 per cent, along with introducing 10 per cent quota for the EWS.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel in Nagpur, Maharashtra, October.14, 2019(PTI)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel in Nagpur, Maharashtra, October.14, 2019(PTI)

Chhattisgarh’s move to review cases against tribals is much-needed

UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 06:14 PM IST
But this move has to be followed up with better rollout of State welfare programmes, investigations into the atrocities and penalising the wrong doers, among other things.
Baghel said that land allotment rates in industrial areas would be reduced by 30% and lease rent rate would be reduced from 3% to 2%.(PTI FILE)
Baghel said that land allotment rates in industrial areas would be reduced by 30% and lease rent rate would be reduced from 3% to 2%.(PTI FILE)

Chhattisgarh govt to reduce land allotment rates in industrial areas by 30%

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 11:58 AM IST
Bhupesh Baghel, while speaking at an event organised by Chhattisgarh Chamber of Commerce and Industry in capital Raipur, said that a new policy in this regard will be formulated in next two months.
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