6.40 lakh LPG connections distributed to BPL women in Chhattisgarh

Wednesday, January 04, 2017


Raipur: About 6.40 lakh LPG connections were distributed so far to women from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families under Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (PMUY) in Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday reviewed the progress under ‘Ujjwala scheme’ during a meeting at his official residence, a government official here said. The food department officials informed that …

Two held with Rs 3.50 lakh cash of naxals

Friday, December 23, 2016


Two Naxal aides were arrested on Friday from Dhamtari district and Rs 3.50 lakh cash in valid currencies and explosives were seized from them, police said. “Naxal associates Tikeshwar and Bajrang were arrested from Ghoragaon and Rs 3.50 lakh cash and explosives including a 10 kg tiffin bomb, two gelatin sticks and five detonators were seized,” …

Chhattisgarh government exempts purchase of card swipe machines from VAT

Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Raipur: In a bid to promote cashless transactions in Chhattisgarh, the state government has decided to exempt purchase of card swipe machine from Value Added Tax (VAT). “The cabinet in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday decided to fully exempt card swipe machine from VAT to encourage cashless transaction in the …

Dr. Raman Singh completes 13 years as CM in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Raipur: Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has completed an uninterrupted 13-year rule in the Naxal-hit state riding on welfare schemes and infrastructural development amid challenges like civil supply scam, botched sterilisation surgery and alleged fake Maoist encounters. Having an image of a “gentleman politician“,Singh earned nationwide popularity for his several schemes, particularly public distribution …

Supreme Court asks centre and Chhattisgarh govt to find ‘a peaceful solution’ to Naxal issue

Friday, November 11, 2016


New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and Chhattisgarh government to find a peaceful solution to the Naxal problem in the state and adopt a “pragmatic” approach towards life. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and Adarsh Goel said there has to be some peaceful solution to this problem after Chhattisgarh …

PM Modi unveils statue of Deendayal Upadhyay in Chhattisgarh

Tuesday, November 01, 2016


Raipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled the statue of Jan Sangh idealogue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in Raipur. The Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Chhattisgarh on the state’s foundation day, also inaugurated the Jungle Safari park developed in an area of 320-hectares in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the state. …

Chhattisgarh govt open for dialogue with naxals

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Sunday said they are ready to hold a dialogue with Naxals under the purview of democracy and constitution. “Mutual dialogue is the foundation of democracy. The state government is ready for the talk with any side, including Maoists, to solve the Naxal issue. “Government’s doors for talks with Naxals are …

Two Naxals killed in gunbattle in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Two Naxals have been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Chhattisgarh‘s Sukma district on Tuesday. “The encounter took place early Tuesday morning in the dense forest of Fulbadgi Police Station area while a joint team of security forces was out in an anti-Maoist operation,” Sukma Superintendent of Police Indira Kalyan Elesela said. A …

Sports academies to explore young talent in Naxal-hit Bastar

Friday, September 16, 2016


Chhattisgarh‘s tribal-dominated Bastar district will soon have an archery and a shooting academy to explore sports talent in the Naxal-affected range. The academies will be established with the support of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programe. ALSO READ: Priyanka Chopra among world’s highest paid TV actresses The decision in this …

C’garh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old

Friday, June 24, 2016


Raipur,(PTI): In a bid to check air pollution, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to impose a ban on commercial vehicles like buses older than 12 years and trucks and auto-rickshaws which have been running for more than 10 years. “Chief Minister Raman Singh has given directives to senior officials to undertake stern steps to control …

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