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'Political act': Bhupesh Baghel on arrest of his top aide Saumya Chaurasia

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested Chaurasia - the deputy secretary to the Chhattisgarh CM - for allegedly being involved in an illegal mining case involving over ₹150 crores.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel
Published on Dec 03, 2022 05:49 AM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Chattisgarh passes bills to hike OBC, SC quotas

The two bills — The Chhattisgarh Public Service (Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes Reservation) Amendment Act and an amendment bill related to admission in educational institutions — were tabled in the assembly during a special session.

On August 15, 2019, the Chhattisgarh government had announced that it will increase the SC and OBC quotas for admissions and jobs in the state but the move was challenged in the state high court. (PTI)
On August 15, 2019, the Chhattisgarh government had announced that it will increase the SC and OBC quotas for admissions and jobs in the state but the move was challenged in the state high court. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 04:58 AM IST
By, Raipur

Woman staffer raped inside health centre in Chhattisgarh, minor among accused

The police have apprehended the 17-year-old accused and two of his accomplices, while one more accused in the case was absconding, an official said.

File image from a protest over crimes against women
File image from a protest over crimes against women
Published on Oct 23, 2022 10:51 AM IST
PTI |

Raipur to host National Tribal Dance Festival from November 1-3

The 3 day National Tribal Dance Festival at Raipur, from November 1 to 3, will see the participation of dance groups from Mozambique, Mongolia, Tongo, Russia, Indonesia, Maldives, Serbia, New Zealand and Egypt.

Raipur to host National Tribal Dance Festival from November 1-3 (Twitter/GuhaIas)
Raipur to host National Tribal Dance Festival from November 1-3 (Twitter/GuhaIas)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 07:44 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

CG TET 2022 answer key released on vyapam.cgstate.gov.in, direct link

CG TET answer key 2022 released on vyapam.cgstate.gov.in. Use the link given here to download it.

CG TET 2022 answer key released on vyapam.cgstate.gov.in, direct link
CG TET 2022 answer key released on vyapam.cgstate.gov.in, direct link
Published on Oct 07, 2022 10:45 AM IST

Alliance Air launches flight between Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh and Indore in MP

The ATR 72-seater aircraft of Alliance Air took off from Bilaspur around 11.35 am for Indore with more than 50 passengers. It will be operated four days a week (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday), an official said.

Alliance Air launches flight between Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh and Indore in Madhya Pradesh(File Photo)
Alliance Air launches flight between Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh and Indore in Madhya Pradesh(File Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 05:45 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Bilaspur

‘Who am I to save…’: Baghel on raids in C'garh remark for hosting Jharkhand MLAs

The BJP-led Centre has been facing the wrath of opposition parties for alleged misuse of the federal agencies like ED and CBI, especially in light of recent raids in non-BJP led state governments, like in Bengal and Delhi.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on hosting Jharkhand's ruling camp MLAs in his state. (HT Photo)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on hosting Jharkhand's ruling camp MLAs in his state. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 04, 2022 12:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Chhattisgarh gets three new districts in 2 days, Baghel says 'overwhelmed by…'

Baghel on Saturday inaugurated Sarangarh-Bilaigarh and Khairagarh-Chhuikhadan-Gandai as the 30th and 31st districts of the state on Saturday.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday inaugurated Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki as the 29th district of the state.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday inaugurated Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki as the 29th district of the state.
Published on Sep 04, 2022 10:47 AM IST

Daily brief: China drills part of a game-plan for invasion, says Taiwan FM

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

China conducted what it described as
China conducted what it described as "precision missile strikes" on Thursday in waters off Taiwan's coasts as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest level in decades following a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (AP File Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 09:08 PM IST

Chhattisgarh court acquits 121 tribals in UAPA case after 5 years in jail

The accused were booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for allegedly assisting Maoists in the 2017 Burkapal attack, which killed 25 CRPF personnel.

An NIA court in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada said no evidence or statements recorded by the prosecution was able to establish that the accused were members of the Naxal wing and was involved in the crime. (Sourced)
An NIA court in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada said no evidence or statements recorded by the prosecution was able to establish that the accused were members of the Naxal wing and was involved in the crime. (Sourced)
Updated on Jul 16, 2022 08:36 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Government to soon buy cattle urine at 4 per litre from farmers

The state government is already procuring cow dung from breeders and farmers in a push to make cattle rearing economically profitable

Officials said that a pilot project of the scheme will start in the next couple weeks. (File image)
Officials said that a pilot project of the scheme will start in the next couple weeks. (File image)
Updated on Jul 15, 2022 01:56 PM IST

Assets worth 14 cr seized in Chhattisgarh: I-T dept

Baghel accused the BJP-led Centre of misusing central investigating agencies against non-BJP ruled states and dubbed it “dangerous” for democracy.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and called the raids “politically motivated (PTI)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and called the raids “politically motivated (PTI)
Updated on Jul 05, 2022 05:26 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

CGPSC Recruitment 2022: Last date to apply for CMO and GDMO posts is July 1

CGPSC Recruitment 2022: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) will conclude the online application process for recruitment for the post of Casualty Medical Officer (CMO) and General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO) on July 1, 2022.

CGPSC Recruitment 2022: Candidates will be able to make changes to their application form from July 2, 2022 to July 6, 2022 till 11:59 pm.(File)
CGPSC Recruitment 2022: Candidates will be able to make changes to their application form from July 2, 2022 to July 6, 2022 till 11:59 pm.(File)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 04:11 PM IST

Chhattisgarh boy, 11, who fell in borewell rescued after 110 hours

Around 15 army personnel queued-up and lifted the child on a stretcher from the tunnel - which was inside a 70-feet deep pit- and put him inside the ambulance.

The rescue operation which was claimed to be the longest one in Chhattisgarh ended at 11.56 pm on Tuesday..(Hindustan Times)
The rescue operation which was claimed to be the longest one in Chhattisgarh ended at 11.56 pm on Tuesday..(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 15, 2022 05:29 AM IST

80 hours on, rescue ops for Chhattisgarh boy, 11, who fell in borewell continue

The incident took place on Friday around 4 pm when the 11-year-old boy fell in the borewell while he was playing in the backyard of his house.

80 hours on, rescue ops for Chhattisgarh boy, 11, who fell in borewell continue (Sourced)
80 hours on, rescue ops for Chhattisgarh boy, 11, who fell in borewell continue (Sourced)
Published on Jun 14, 2022 11:28 AM IST
Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Swati Bhasin

In Chhattisgarh, 3 days on, rescue ops on to save boy, 11. He fell in borewell

The boy, Rahul Sahu, fell into the borewell on Friday when he was playing in his backyard.

“We are hoping that we will be able to rescue the child by late afternoon,” a district administration official told PTI.(ANI)
“We are hoping that we will be able to rescue the child by late afternoon,” a district administration official told PTI.(ANI)
Published on Jun 12, 2022 02:17 PM IST
Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Girl says can't study due to lack of money. Here's what Chhattisgarh CM did

Lokeshwari, a resident of Chitrakot, told Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel that her father died 15 years ago. Due to poor financial conditions, she and her brother couldn't study. 

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel with Lokeshwari in Bastar. (Twitter/ANI)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel with Lokeshwari in Bastar. (Twitter/ANI)
Published on May 26, 2022 06:12 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Chhattisgarh CM distributes ration to beneficiaries, suspends officer for laxity

During his visit, Baghel distributed ration to the beneficiaries after weighing it with his own hands. During the inspection of the fair price shop, the chief minister interacted with the beneficiaries and inquired about the ration they received every month.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel.
Published on May 05, 2022 10:05 AM IST

Baghel to unveil revamped 8th century temple today

According to the Chhattisgarh public relations department, the tourism department has identified 75 sites of Ram Van Gaman Path in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel (PTI)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel (PTI)
Updated on Apr 10, 2022 07:11 AM IST
By, Raipur

Chhattisgarh man walks with daughter's body for 10 km, plight caught on camera

The seven-year-old girl, according to news agency PTI, died on Friday morning.

A video of  a man carrying her daughter's body was shared by news agency ANI. (ANI )
A video of  a man carrying her daughter's body was shared by news agency ANI. (ANI )
Published on Mar 26, 2022 11:50 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

‘Half-truth’: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel critiques ‘The Kashmir Files’

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel stressed that the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits depicted in the movie, ‘The Kashmir Files’, took place when VP Singh was the prime minister with the support from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel regretted that opposition leaders including those from the BJP in Chhattisgarh didn’t join him to watch the film, The Kashmir Files. (Twitter/ChhattisgarhCMO)
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel regretted that opposition leaders including those from the BJP in Chhattisgarh didn’t join him to watch the film, The Kashmir Files. (Twitter/ChhattisgarhCMO)
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 05:17 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to lay foundation stone of Chhattisgarh Amar Jawan Jyoti today

The memorial, as its name suggests, is being built on the lines of Delhi's iconic Amar Jawan Jyoti, which was ‘merged ’with the eternal flames at the National War Memorial, on January 21.

Rahul Gandhi (File Photo/PTI)
Rahul Gandhi (File Photo/PTI)
Published on Feb 03, 2022 09:02 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chhattisgarh: Voting in bypolls to elect 504 panchayat representatives begins

The state election commission in Chhattisgarh has made elaborate security arrangements for the panchayat bypolls. The bypolls are being held under the shadow of Covid-19. The state election commission has also directed officials to ensure all Covid protocols are followed.

The voting in Chhattisgarh is being held under the shadow of Covid-19.(Representative Photo)
The voting in Chhattisgarh is being held under the shadow of Covid-19.(Representative Photo)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 07:16 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

CoBRA commando killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

The skirmish took place in Palachalma forest under Kistaram police station limits when a team of the 208th battalion of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action was out on an anti-naxal operation.

Sukma falls in the Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region where the CRPF and its CoBRA units are extensively deployed for anti-Maoist operations. (Representational Image)
Sukma falls in the Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region where the CRPF and its CoBRA units are extensively deployed for anti-Maoist operations. (Representational Image)
Published on Dec 31, 2021 09:54 PM IST

After Kalicharan Maharaj’s arrest, MP and Chhattisgarh spar over rule book

Kalicharan Maharaj allegedly used abusive words against Mahatma Gandhi and asked people to elect a staunch Hindu leader as the head of the government in order to protect the religion.

Kalicharan Maharaj allegedly made derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi. (HT Photo)
Kalicharan Maharaj allegedly made derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi. (HT Photo)
Published on Dec 30, 2021 11:59 AM IST
By | Written by Meenakshi Ray

6 Maoists killed in encounter on Chhattisgarh-Telangana border

The skirmish took place between 6 am and 7 am in a forest in Kistaram area of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Six Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Chhattisgarh-Telangana border.(ANI)
Six Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Chhattisgarh-Telangana border.(ANI)
Published on Dec 27, 2021 11:17 AM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Two Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh

After the encounter ended , bodies of two Maoists, Hidme Kohrame and Pojje, were recovered, police said.

After the encounter ended , bodies of two Maoists, Hidme Kohrame and Pojje, were recovered, police said. (HT FILE PHOTO.)
After the encounter ended , bodies of two Maoists, Hidme Kohrame and Pojje, were recovered, police said. (HT FILE PHOTO.)
Published on Dec 19, 2021 02:30 AM IST
By, Raipur

Chhattisgarh slashes VAT on diesel, petrol. Check details

On November 3, the central government slashed excise duty on petrol and diesel by ₹5 and ₹10 per litre, respectively.

Chhattisgarh slashes VAT on diesel, petrol. Check details(AFP File Photo)
Chhattisgarh slashes VAT on diesel, petrol. Check details(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Swachh Survekshan 2021: Indore bags cleanest city tag for fifth consecutive year

The results of the survey were announced by President Ram Nath Kovind, who gave away the awards in the presence of Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday

President Ram Nath Kovind and Union minister of housing and urban affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, confer Swachh Survekshan Award 2021 to Indore, the cleanest city, for the 5th consecutive year, at Swachh Amrit Mahotsav, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind and Union minister of housing and urban affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, confer Swachh Survekshan Award 2021 to Indore, the cleanest city, for the 5th consecutive year, at Swachh Amrit Mahotsav, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 21, 2021 02:38 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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