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I am not afraid of any inquiry, I did nothing wrong in 15 years: Dr Singh

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Former Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that he had done nothing wrong in his tenure of 15 years as chief minister of Chhattisgarh and therefore he was not worried about anything. “Being the chief minister of th..

BSP crosses milestone of 200 MT of cumulative Hot Metal production

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, January 21, 2019 will be etched in the annals of Indian Iron & Steel industry as the day when the Chhattisgarh based Maharatna Steel Authority of India Limited’s flag bearer Bhilai Steel Plant crossed the hist..

C’garh receives national award for innovative ways of treating HIV, AIDS patients

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh received National Award for Innovation and good practice adopted in Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) programme for treating HIV, AIDS infected patients. Award was given by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare..

Saddu Oxy Zone finally picks up pace

  By Roshan Chachane, RAIPUR, After facing issue of theft and delays, an Oxy Zone ‘Indira Smriti Van’ at Saddu has finally gathered pace to take shape as a lush green micro forest, where the locals can relax and rejuvenate. State Urb..

National Health Mission Working Committee meet held

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Meeting of National Health Mission Working Committee took place on Tuesday at meeting hall of National Health Mission. Secretary Health, Niharika Barik Singh Chaired the meeting. During meeting detailed discussion on b..

Athena World School celebrates Annual Day

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, ATHENA World School celebrated its 3rd annual day ‘Vibgyor’ at the Bothli, Amleshwar-based campus on Monday. Industry Minister Kawasi Lakhma was the chief guest while Editor-in-Chief, Haribhumi Dr Himanshu D..

Cabinet nod to simplify land diversion, registry norms

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Finding itself in a sticky situation after lifting ban in a haste over registry of plots below five decimal (2,178 sq feet), Chhattisgarh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday approved a proposal to..

Dog bite cases on rise

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Although, the Health Department of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) makes tall claims of making all efforts to control the dog menace, but still it requires more efforts to resolve the issue. Stray dogs have become mo..

Raipur Airport’s licence renewed

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday renewed the licence of Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur. The airport’s licence was to lapse on January 23, 2019, but the civil aviation regulator renewed the licen..

BJP welcomes UPSC’s meeting call for appointment of DGP

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party has welcomed the meeting called by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the appointment of Director General of Police (DGP) in State on January 24. The Bharatiya Janata Party while reacting ..

KPS Raipur stands runner-up at National-level School Quiz League

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, THE shinning quizzers of Krishna Public School (KPS) Raipur - Gaurja Areon and Utkarsh Aishwarya have sublimated the reputation of school by their exceedingly commendable performance at the national level final of Schoo..

Minister Choubey praises agriculturists for SAG

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, State Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey lauded the efforts of state agriculturists for promoting Soilless Agricon Garden System (SAG) on the concluding day of 8Th Indian Horticulture Congress held at Agriculture Col..

Siddesh scores 99.8 percentile in JEE Mains

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Self discipline has been key to my success: Siddesh Siddesh Pandey, a class XII student of MGM Higher Secondary School, Gayatri Nagar, Raipur has secured 99.8175266 percentile in the IIT JEE Mains examination, result o..

College made me feel young again: HAL CMD R Madhavan

    Staff Reporter, Raipur, “College made me feel young again.” Yes! These are the words said by R Madhavan, holder of a bachelor’s degree in mechanical stream from the college, a student of 82nd batch, when he returned t..

Chief Minister assures to bring water in Kumhari reservoirs

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Baloda Bazaar/Raipur, Addressing a function organised by Manwa Kurmi Chatriya Samaj at village Saklor in Baloda Bazaar district, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that proposal regarding filling reservoirs in and ar..

Sikh Officers Welfare Association for new medical college in Raipur

  Staff Reporter , Raipur, MEMBERS of Chhattisgarh Sikh Officers Welfare Association have appealed to the Congress government to open new medical college in State Capital.  In this regarding delegation led by MLA Kuldeep Singh Juneja, Gurmu..

INTUC presses for 12 specific demands

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Thousands of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) gathered to press for 12 specific demands as the 4th convention of the INTUC Chhattisgarh Branch held here on Sunday. Following the conclusion of convention, IN..

ERV team takes wandering elderly woman to safety

  The Hitavada State Bureau KORBA/RAIPUR, An elderly woman wandering on the streets was taken to the safety of Sakhi centre by the good samaritans of Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) team.A responsible citizen Manish Agrawal called up the DIAL 1..

Vakta Manch organises speech competition

    Staff Reporter, Raipur, TO know the role of youth in the National Unity, social organisation Vakta Manch organised speech competition for people between 18 and 45 years of age at Vrindavan Hall (Civil Lines) here. It also hosted poetry..

Jet Airways cancels 9W677; angry passengers create scene at Airport

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, As many as 140 passengers from the Capital City, bound for New Delhi, were left stranded and frustrated at Swami Vivekananda Airport after Jet Airways cancelled its 9W677 flight on Saturday late evening at the nick of h..

Centre asks to categorise swine flu cases 

  Staff Reporter, Durg, The Centre has come up with in-depth guidelines for all affected states including Chhattisgarh to follow for fighting against H1N1 outbreak. Taking cognizance of the panic that has spread owing to the surge in the n..

Ajit Jogi terminates primary membership of Hayat, Brijesh Sahu

 Abdul Hamid Hayat Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) on Saturday terminated the memberships of two senior members for anti-party activities. According to a communique, issued by Sanjeev Agrawal, PRO JCC (J), the pri..

Resentment against BJP leadership

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Resentment among the party workers and office-bearers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is slowly but gradually emerging against the BJP state leadership. During the review meetings held across various districts inc..

Bhilai’s Priyanka to contest in Mrs India Beauty Pageant

 Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Another woman from Bhilai, Priyanka Meena brought laurel to the city in the field of fashion and grace by grabbing opportunity to participate in the forthcoming Mrs India Beauty Pageant. It needs a mention here that she ..

Fund meant for conservation of elephants being diverted

The Hitavada State Bureau KORBA/RAIPUR, The incident of elephants breaking into the city limits has given Forest Department yet another opportunity to misappropriate funds on the pretext of a 1 km long boundary wall.  The Forest Department has ..

Chhattisgarhi movie ‘Tura Chaiwala’ to be released on Jan 25

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Eminent Chhollywood actor Rajesh Awasthi and Bollywood actor Sanjay Batra starrer Chhattisgarhi movie ‘Tura Chaiwala’ will be released in around 20 cinema halls of the state on January 25. The movie has been..

Huge cache of arms, ammunitions  seized during post-encounter search

  Our Correspondent, RAJNANDGAON, A huge cache of arms and ammunitions besides other Naxal materials stockpiled in a forested patch of Bhave in restive Rajnandgaon district was on Friday recovered during post-encounter search by the security per..

Govt lifts ban on land deals in 82 villages

 Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Giving a major relief to the people residing in around 82 villages under Kawardha and Pandaria tehsil, under Kabirdham district, the State Government on Friday, lifted ban imposed on purchase, sale and registry of private..

Dr M K Verma gets ‘Tarun Bharat Pariyavaran Rakshak Samman’

  Staff Reporter,  BHILAI, Dr M K Verma, Vice-Chancellor of Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University, Bhilai has been conferred ‘Tarun Bharat Pariyavaran  Rakshak Samman-2018’ by Tarun Bharat Sangh, Alwar, Rajas..

Fog in Delhi affects Raipur flights

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport was also no exception to the national aviation condition as its flights got severely hampered which was the cascading effect of inclement weather in several parts of Delhi on Fr..

Special Court slaps notices to CSP, Station In-charge

  Staff Reporter, Durg, A Special Court SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act) has slapped notices to Bhilai Nagar City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Shyam Sundar Sharma and Bhilai Bhatti Police Station In-charge in connection with a pending cou..

Mining resources should be used in a better way for devpt: CM

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed sustainable usage of state’s mining resources for the development of State. Chairing the Board of Directors meeting of Chhattisgarh Mining Development Corporation on Fri..

Murder mystery of scrap dealer solved; 2 held

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Raipur Police on Friday brought the two men accused of murdering a scrap dealer of Moudhapara from Gwalior to Raipur. Divulging the details of the case, SP Neethu Kamal told the media that the mastermind Mohammad ..

HIV patients not at greater risk of swine flu

  Staff Reporter, Durg, With confirmed case of swine flu (H1N1) reported at steel city, now fear of it spread across all parts of the districts and patients of HIV Positive as well as their family members are worried a lot owing to their poor im..

‘We must respect impatience of youths, they want instant results’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Initiating the 2nd National Interactive being organised by All India Professionals’ Congress (AIPC), Shashi Tharoor MP from Thiruvananthapuram, currently serving as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee..

I-T swoop unearths Rs 35 cr evasion by R S Rana

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Unaccounted valuables, including gold and silver ornaments, to the tune of Rs 1.63 cr seized. 60% paper transactions behind group’s projection of Rs 100-125 cr annual turnover, actual turnover merely Rs 40 cr. B..

Over 12 DMC employees fall ill due to leakage of chlorine in water plant

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Over 12 people (all employees) of Urban Development office of Durg Municipal Corporation as well as ‘Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana-Urban’ were taken ill and felt uncomfortable in breathing following leakage of chl..

BRAMH denies rumour of short supply of Anti-Rabies vaccines

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Hospital superintendent denied the rumour of its dependency on local purchase of Anti-Rabies vaccine at Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH). While talking to ‘The Hitavada’, Dr Vivek Chaudhary, Hospit..

IUCAW aware grils about crimes against women

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Investigative Unit on Crimes against Women (IUCAW)  educated the girls on the  crimes against women through a power point presentation and a short film.  On the direction of Superintendent of Police (SP) ..

refresher course for constables begins

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A 15-day refresher course for constables/head constables to enhance their skills and to strengthen the policing system began at the Reserve Police Lines on Thursday.  On the direction of Superintendent of Police (S..

BJP initiates preparations for Lok Sabha elections

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, After facing severe defeat in the recently held Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections – 2018, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has geared itself up.  The BJP Core Group and State Office-bearers which met on Wednesd..

4 arrested with cash of over Rs 60 lakh

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Khamtarai police arrested four persons on charges of breach of trust and seized cash of over Rs 60 lakh from a car parked carelessly in a lonely place.  As per the information received from Khamtarai police, the in..

Haldi - The healing wonder

  By Rajendra Diwe, There are a number of researches carried out by several scientists across the world to trace out the actual existence of Human on this Earth. The data presented and documented by these scientists has confirmed that the existen..

CSPHCL Sub Inspector Thakur promoted

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh State Power Holding Company Ltd (CSPHCL) on Wednesday organised pipping-in ceremony for Sub Inspector Prabhusharan Singh Thakur, who was promoted to the post of Inspector at its head-quarters Vidyut Seva Bh..

Committee formed to resolve issues of cops

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The 4-member Committee, constituted by Director General of Police D M Awasthi for resolving issues pertaining to welfare and problems of police personnel under DIG (CID) Neha Champawat, today submitted its report. The C..

‘Swachhata pakhwada’ inaugurated

  RAIPUR, Swachhata pakhwada was inaugurated at the hands of Sudarshan Pantode ADG, PIB, Raipur, at premises of Press Information Bureau, Raipur here today. S S Pantode, Additional Director General administered the oath of Swachhata to staff mem..

CM to hoist national flag on R-Day at Police Ground

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will unfurl the National Flag at Police Parade Ground in Raipur as the venue will host the main function of the Republic Day on January 26.  Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Charandas Ma..

Court allows petition against bride, her father for giving dowry

  Staff Reporter,  Durg, A Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court here in Durg has allowed a petition filed by husband of a woman in which he had accused his in-laws of giving dowry to him. The court found prima facie evidences again..

Scrap dealer goes missing, relatives fear kidnapping

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, An atmosphere of unease prevailed at Moudhapara, when a local scrap dealer went missing with cash Rs 3 lakhs. According to the police, scrap dealer Mohammad Siraz (38), resident of Moudhapara, had left home with Rs 3 l..

PM Modi’s brief halt in State, gets warm welcome by CM

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his way to Balangir district of Odisha, reached Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur, by a special flight on Tuesday morning. The Prime Minister was accorded a warm welcome by Chief Ministe..

Bankers asked to dispose-off applications related to financial assistance schemes on priority

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Chief Secretary Sunil Kumar Kujur chaired the quarterly meeting of State-level Bankers’ Committee in the Mantralaya on Tuesday and asked the banks to dispose-off the applications of the beneficiaries of financial..

Illegal excavation of murrum thrives in absence of action

  Our Correspondent, PATAN, ILLEGAL excavation of murrum is going on unabated in Tarra, Ameri and Amlidih under the nose of Mining Department and Panchayat officials.  The murrum is excavated in the name of developing farm field and the mu..

Only 12 pc schools comply with RTE parameters across State

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Only 12 per cent primary (classes I to V) as well as upper primary schools (classes VI to VIII)of Chhattisgarh succeeded to provide dignified environment to their students and fulfill all parameters of Right to Educ..

3 from Bhilai selected as scientists in ISRO

  Staff Reporter, Bhilai, Three youths from Bhilai have brought laurels to the Steel City as well as the State by securing position as scientists in the reputed Indian Research Space Organisation (ISRO). Those selected for the scientist post are..

Technical snag hampers online form submission

  Staff Reporter, Durg, The online process of filling the forms for undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses of Hemchand Yadav University (HYU) has begun on Monday and on first day the process was hampered due to technical snag in the websi..

CM Baghel assures best for forest dwellers

    The Hitavada State Bureau, Tatapani/Raipur, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel while issuing directives to the officials concerned to investigate the rejection of large numbers of forest land rights cases in Surguja area, said that those fo..

CM appeals people for collective contribution in devpt of State

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel attended Shri Narayan Dev Jayanti programme, organised  by Chhattisgarh Jhariya Samaj in village Kauhi under Patan block in Durg district. On the occasion, Chief Minister extended hear..

V-C CSVTU points to conspiracy angle behind allegation

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Vice Chancellor of CSVTU Dr MK Verma has termed that the demand for his removal is unjustified and is based on either a concocted story or a conspiracy, hatched by some elements with vested interest of their own. He sai..

Chandrakar gets ‘Ramchandra Deshmukh Bahumat Samman’

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, The prestigious 17th Ramchandra Deshmukh Bahumat Samman, was awarded to renowned folk artist and founder director of ‘Lokrang Arjunda, Deepak Chandrakar in a function held at Multipurpose Hall of Bhilai Niwas here..

Vicon School celebrates Annual Day

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Vicon School in Bhurkoni witnessed the glitz and glamour of Annual Day celebration on the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ on Saturday. Dr Jawahar Surisetti an educationist of international repute was the chief..

32nd installation ceremony of JCI Raipur City Zone-IX organised

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The 32nd installation ceremony of JCI Raipur City Zone-IX was held at a private hotel here on Sunday. Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kedar Gupta was the chief guest at the ceremony. Social activist Rajesh Ma..

Land displaced villagers to get jobs, compensation by SECL

  Our Correspondent, KORBA, FINALLY, SECL has started proceedings for providing job, rehabilitation and compensation to the land-displaced villagers of Saraipali Open Cast Project affected village Budbud. Recently, the project officials chaired ..

Twinkle Club members enjoy kite flying festival

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Skies over the Vidhan Sabha Road were filled with the colours of rainbow – and objects of various sizes and shapes – Sunday as the ‘The Hitavada’ Twinkle Club along with Sumeet Landscape and The ..

‘There is no dearth of talent in students from Abujhmad’

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Narayanpur/Raipur, Asserting that there is no dearth of talent and competency in students from Abujhmad area, need is providing better opportunity to them, said Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel while adding that Ramkris..

Villagers bid adieu to sacred ‘Gangaram’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Villagers believe that Gangaram was a sort of deity and a guardian of the village Villagers are planning to build a temple in his name and also to erect a memorial at the pond A small hamlet of Bawa Mohtara in Bemetar..

Former District Judge Jolhe to join Congress party

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In low spirits with his termination from the service, a former District Judge Vijay Kumar Jolhe has announced his interest in joining Congress party on Saturday. In a press conference on Saturday, Jolhe said, he practic..

CM Baghel visits Giraudpuri

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday announced to institute Gurukul Shiksha Kendra at Giraudpuri in the name of Baba Guru Ghasidas. While announcing the same at Giraudpuri, the  Chief Minister said the new gov..

ABAS convenes 3rd working committee meet in Raipur

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, AKHIL Bharatiya Agrawal Sammelan (ABAS) on Saturday convened its third working committee meeting of the state unit at Agrasen Dham, Chokranala, Raipur. ABAS office-bearers and members gave a grand welcome to Revenue Min..

‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ screened after CM’s intervention

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Eminent actor Anupam Kher starrer Hindi movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ was screened peacefully in the multiplexes of the state on Friday after Chief Minister and Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committ..

Chief Minister seeks suggestions from doctors to improve health facilities

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday sought suggestions from doctors in a bid to improve health facilities in the state. He was addressing the doctors on the second day of the International Conference on “Trans..

Jet Airways to withdraw services from CG sector

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, At a time, when more and more private players are entering into the fray to tap the massive potential of Chhattisgarh sector in civil aviation, the decision of Jet Airways (I) Limited, the Mumbai-based international air..

Irregularities in 1,921 tenders worth Rs 4,601 cr

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, CAG REPORT The Audit report tabled in the Chhattisgarh Assembly has exposed irregularities in 1,921 tenders valued at Rs 4,601 crore. The audit revealed collusion between the department officials and the contractors re..

Tension sparks at Arang as miscreants damage Shivling

  Staff Reporter, ARANG, Communal tensions sparked as once again a case of desecration of a religious place happened when a Shivling was vandalised by unidentified miscreants at Arang. This is the second incident of sacrilege after the one ..

CSPDCL hires over 2,000 contract line attendants 

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, OVER 2,000 additional Contract Line Attendant Grade-II, deployed by Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL), would be capable of rendering their services for power consumers across the State in ap..

All India Forest Sports Meet: CG leads medal tally

  Sports Reporter, RAIPUR, Third-day of 24th All India Forest Sports Meet started to eventful shows at all the venues as Chhattisgarh led the medal tally with 46 medals including 20 gold medals on Friday. The energy and enthusiasm among the..

‘Every irregularity will be investigated’

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Coming down heavily on the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said “We talk about change, not revenge and will work towards eradication of Left Wing Extremism and complete pro..

CAG reveals pathetic condition in working of Rural Health Mission

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The Audit Report on General, Social and Economic Sectors under Government of Chhattisgarh, for the year ended March 31, 2017, which was tabled in Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday, revealed that Chhattisgarh suffers fro..

Rahul approves five committees of CPCC for Lok Sabha elections

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bhupesh Baghel appointed as Chairman of Pradesh Election Committee and Election Campaign Committee Congress National President Rahul Gandhi has approved five committees- namely Pradesh Election Committee, Election Camp..

State Govt reinstates IPS K C Agrawal

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, ‘Satyamev Jayate’ said by an exalted 2001-Batch Indian Police Services (IPS) K C Agrawal after his reinstatement into the service. He was  retired from the service some one year and five months ago.&nbs..

BF 8 once again clocks Highest Daily Hot Metal Production

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Blast Furnace-8 “Mahamaya”, the biggest Blast Furnace of SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant is living up to its name. On Wednesday, 9th January 2019, Blast Furnace 8 produced a record 7010 T of Hot Metal, break..

Sex racket busted at Zara Spa Centre

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Raipur Police busted a sex racket with the arrest of four girls, Spa operator and a customer during a raid on a Zara Spa Centre operating in the Shyam Plaza located at Pandri. According to the police, there were complai..

Intl conference on spine surgery begins

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Ramkrishna Care Hospital (RCH) Department of Neurosurgery, organise international conference for the first time on Transforaminal Stitchless Spine Surgery Under Local Anaesthesia (TSSULA) 2019 at a private Hotel..

Every wrong step by State Govt will be strongly opposed: Dr Raman Singh

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Participating in the debate on Thanksgiving Proposal on Governor Anandiben Patel’s address, former Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said when he also removed dusts from some papers, he got a letter written by the the..

Singhvi seeks attention of Forest Deptt on ‘translocation’ of jumbos

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Putting forth a key suggestion solely aimed at curbing man-elephant conflict in several parts of Chhattisgarh, acclaimed environmentalist Nitin Singhvi on Wednesday sought the attention of Forest Department on ‘tr..

Crossing the road with courage

  By Dr Nanditesh Nilay, He is struggling to stand and speak among others. His confidence is also shaking. Nothing is there to boost him. Finally, he sits silently. There is a huge traffic on the road and cars are moving with a draconian speed. H..

BF-8 ‘Mahamaya’ achieves highest daily production on Jan 8

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, The new state-of-the-art SAIL-Bhilai Steel Plant’s Blast Furnace 8 ‘Mahamaya’ with annual production capacity  of 2.8 million tonne achieved its highest daily production of 6,620 tonne of Hot Meta..

CPCC executive body meet held

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The executive body meeting of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) was held in presence of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Secretaries for Chhattisgarh Dr Chandan Yadav and Dr Arun Oraon at Rajiv Bhawan on..

Teachers selected for Orientation Course

  Staff Reporter, ARANG, DISTRICT Education Officer of Raipur A N Banjara released the list teachers participating in the different training programmes to be organised at Center for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), New Delhi from January ..

Trade unions strike evokes good response

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Bharat Bandh today Scores of members from trade unions, farmer association, Insurance, bank, postal and Government employee unions supported nation-wide strike called by central trade unions on January 8 and 9 against ..

Minister Akbar orders probe in white tiger death

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Forest Minister has ordered full probe in the death of a white tiger ‘Vijay’ in Kanan Pendari Zoo of Bilaspur recently. The Zoo was surrounded with controversy after a white tiger was found dead in s..

Amarjeet Bhagat likely to become new CPCC President

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Four-time MLA from Sitapur Assembly constituency of Surguja district Amarjeet Bhagat could become the new President of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC). Bhupesh Baghel who steered the Congress party to a l..

State Capital gets its first ever woman SP

  By Mukesh S Singh, Raipur, Her appointment as new Raipur Superintendent of Police (SP) was not just implementation of another executive order of State. Rather it broke seven-decade-old jinx that kept Raipur away from the essence of  women..

Assembly resolution urge Central Govt to amend constitution

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly today passed a government resolution urging the Central government to carry out an amendment in the Article 164 (1a) of the Indian Constitution so that the state can expand its Cabinet ..

Members of Police Parivar submit memo to Home Minister

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Members of police parivaar led by Rakesh Yadav along with Arun Singh Sisodia State Secretary for Jan Adhikar Parishad, met Home Minister Tamradhawaj Sahu and handed over a memorandum highlighting their demands. The dele..

Rift comes to fore between CM and Sahu on Kalluri matter: Dr Singh

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Former Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh questioned intention of Congress government over electricity tariff and liquor ban Former Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh targeted Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and State Home Ministe..

Chaos in House over Congmen’s demo

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Members from both BJP and Congress created chaos in the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly on Monday immediately after Governor Anandiben Patel completed her speech and left for Raj Bhawan.  When BJP members express..

DGP decorates two newly promoted DIGs

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Director General of Police (DGP) D M Awasthi conveyed compliments to Dr Sanjeev Shukla and H R Manhar for being promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) by pipping-in stars on their shoulders.  DGP ho..

CG’s 3 Anganbadi workers get National Award for their work

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Three Anganbadi workers from Chhattisgarh bagged National Awards on Monday for effective implementation of various services. The three women workers include Premlata Chakresh from district Jashpur, Meena Verma from dist..

SECR GM inspects Sunil Singh Soin four sections

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, South East Central Railway (SECR) General Manager Sunil Singh Soin performed annual inspection of Raipur, Durg Maroda, Bhanupratappur Section on Monday. The inspection began at 9 am at Raipur Railway station and conclud..

Short film, play to be presented on Jan 9

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, CHHATTISGARH Film and Art Society will present short film by Bollywood actress Shwata Padda and short play titles ‘Premchand Ke Fate Jute’ directed by Rachna Mishra and written by Subhash Mishra, at Vrindava..