Saturday, January 28, 2023

Chhattisgarh

Soren visits former Maoist hotbed ‘Budha Pahad’

Hemant Soren on Friday became the first Jharkhand chief minister to visit the ‘Budha Pahad’ – a former Maoist hotbed – situated near the border with Chhattisgarh, where he launched a development project worth Rs 100 crore, officials said.Soren...

Govt to rid country of Naxalism before 2024: Shah

Naxalite violence has declined over the last decade and efforts are on to rid the country of the Naxal menace before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday.Shah was speaking at a rally...

Church vandalism must stop: Meghalaya CM

Condemning the recent attack on a church in Chhattisgarh, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said acts of vandalism on churches are “unfortunate” and must stop at once. A church was vandalised and six police personnel, including...

SC reprimands Nagaland on extension of service to DGP

The Supreme Court on Monday reprimanded the Nagaland government for extending the tenure of the Director General of Police (DGP) after his superannuation and asked the state to put its house in order by recommending a fresh panel of...

One month of Bharat Jodo: Congress sheds inertia

One month into the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the Congress is looking at some visible gains, with the party donning a revived, aggressive look.Currently in power on its own in just two states -- Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan -- the Congress...

Jharkhand crisis: UPA MLAs leave Ranchi for Raipur

The MLAs of the ruling UPA coalition in Jharkhand on Tuesday left Ranchi for neighbouring Chhattisgarh to stave off the BJP’s possible poaching attempt during the ongoing political crisis in the state.A chartered flight carrying about 40 MLAs took...

Trouble brews in Chhattisgarh after TS Deo drops portfolio

Chhattisgarh minister T.S. Singh Deo, who was one of the claimants of the Chief Minister’s post, has dropped one of the four portfolios allotted to him.Speaking to IANS over phone, Singh Deo said, “I felt I was not able...

Rahul doctored video: C’garh cops in UP to arrest TV anchor, but nabbed by Noida cop

A police team from Chhattisgarh reached Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad town on Tuesday to arrest a TV news anchor from his home for playing a doctored clip of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi but he was taken into custody by Noida...

Congress leaders stage Satyagraha against Rahul’s questioning by ED

The Congress on Tuesday staged a Satyagraha at the party headquarters here alleging “misuse” of the Enforcement Directorate and “harassment” of party leader Rahul Gandhi, who is being questioned by the probe agency for the fifth day in the...

MP: 3 Naxals carrying over Rs 30L bounty killed in encounter

Three Naxals, including a woman, collectively carrying a reward of over Rs 30 lakh on their heads, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat district on Monday morning, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said....