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‘Rise in voting percentage in interior parts of Bastar’

  Special Correspondent, Raipur, CEO credits voters who turned up at polling booths despite difficult conditions While the overall polling percentage increased by 0.35 in 2018, 0.5 per cent increase in women voters was witnessed Polling percen..

WII rejects AITE-2018 tiger census report

  By Roshan Chachane, RAIPUR, Forest Department re-conducting entire exercise following rejection After spending so much on manpower and equipment to count the tigers at the Achanakmar Tiger Reserve (ATR), it is back to square one as the Forest..

Rahul Gandhi in Bhilai today

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be in Bhilai on Wednesday. He will be addressing a public meeting at Anda Chowk, Khursipar at around 5.00 pm. Here it may be mentioned that earlier his venue was scheduled at Sector..

One killed, 6 injured as helium cylinder blasts

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A cheerful atmosphere of a marriage ceremony in Raipur’s crowded locality turned tragic when a gas cylinder exploded leaving a child dead and several others injured on Tuesday evening, police said. The explosion t..

CCB to take action against account holders who helped hackers

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Central Crime Branch (CCB) will soon be taking action against account holders who allegedly helped hackers of YES Bank in transaction of money, said police sources. “The sleuths of CCB and cyber cell of Raipur Po..

Micro Observers appointed

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Micro Observers have been appointed in marked Polling Centres for conducting polling in fair way. These observers were given training today in MGM School, Bhilai. Entire procedure of polling will be done under supervisio..

Devotees appealed to download Swacchhta App

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, The Bhilai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and employees under the Swacchh Bharat Mission are reaching the city ponds marked for ‘Chhath Puja’ and appealing the devotees visiting the ponds to download ..

Bastar votes with vengeance

  The Hitavada Poll Desk, Bastar/Rajnandgaon/Raipur,   Two CoBRA jawans injured in encounter that broke out between forces and Naxalites in Bijapur’s Pamed area 31 EVMs and 51 VVPATs encountered malfunctioning, which were immediatel..

Shah electrifies BJP workers

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Sheorinarayan/Raipur, Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah while addressing the gathering of BJP workers and office-bearers asked them to gear up and work hard so that the party comes to power for the ..

SAIL to commission new Hot Strip Mill at Rourkela soon: Chairman

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) Anil Kumar Chaudhary, while visiting Rourkela Steel Plant on Monday, congratulated RSP collective which is in its 60th year of production, and said that in this mileston..

RMC Commissioner for strict compliance of Model Code

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) Commissioner on Monday scrutinised the sanitation arrangements in and around the polling centres in the Capital city.  RMC Commissioner Nilesh Kumar Mahadev Kshirsagar chaired the..

Girder of Road Over Bridge launched at Gogaon

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Girder launching of Road Over Bridge took place at Gogaon in Urkura-Sarona by pass road of South East Central Railway Raipur Division on Monday. Railway sources informed that the work was carried out at level crossing ..

CCB cracks 10 cases of burglaries

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Adding another feather to its success cap, Central Crime Branch (CCB) cracked around 10 cases of burglaries recently took place in temples located in separate locations of the state capital. In this connection, the sleu..

PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah set to start campaign in poll-bound C’garh

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Galaxy of stars campaigners including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani and Delhi BJP President and eminent Bhojpuri sing..

Security beefed up in Naxal-infested region

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Jagdalpur/RAIPUR, Security has been beefed up for the first phase of elections to be held on Monday in Bastar and Rajnandgaon. Nearly 60,000 security personnel has been deployed in the Bastar region. Another 65,000 ..

Animal rights activists protest killing of ‘Avni’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A group of young animal rights activists raised awareness and held demonstration against the brutal killing of ‘Avni’, a tigress with two cubs, on alleged charges of labelling her a man-eater, at the Teliban..

BJP, Congress face off in high profile Rajnandgaon

    The Hitavada State Bureau, RAJNANDGAON/RAIPUR, As high profile Rajnandgaon assembly constituency goes to poll on Monday, preparation for the smooth conduct of election have been completed. Voting in all the six constituencies including..

‘Congress outfit, a gang of commission agents’

‘Congress outfit, a gang of commission agents’..

Durg city in pathetic condition, people suffering a lot, says Yogi Adityanath

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Apart from constructing tube-wells in some of the wards and giving fake promises, MLA of Durg-Urban from Congress party did nothing for the development of Durg city, third most populated urban area in the state. Because ..

Telugu community offers prayers to serpent king on ‘Naag Chaturthi’

    Staff Reporter,  BHILAI, ‘Naag Chatruthi’ or ‘Nagula Chavithi’ as called by the Telugu community is an auspicious day to offer prayers to serpent god. ‘Naag Chatruthi’ is observed on the f..

With 36 promises, AAP releases election manifesto 

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Focusing on over all development, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its election manifesto with 36 promises made to people if party is voted into power. AAP state party in-charge Gopal Rai along with state convener Dr San..

Raipur Airport witnesses parking of 18 choppers together

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, In a rare sight, perhaps for the first time, the apron area of Swami Vivekananda Airport on Saturday evening saw 18 choppers parked in close distance and this flying machines are presently engaged in different poll duti..

‘Nava C’garh Sankalp Patra 2018’ released

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Dedicating the Nava Chhattisgarh Sankalp Patra 2018 to the people of Chhattisgarh, BJP National President Amit Shah and Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that this Sankalp Patra has been prepared to fulfill the dreams ..

As Bastar prepares to vote, security forces leave no stone unturned for peaceful elections

  Special Correspondent, Raipur, As 18 constituencies, mostly in the insurgency-affected Bastar and Rajnandgaon, go to poll in the first phase that is November 12, security has a great role to play in ensuring free and fair elections. Amidst thr..

Sushma Swaraj accorded warm welcome on her maiden visit to State Capital

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, “There is no possibility of anti-incumbency in Bhartiya Janta Party, as all the leaders and office bearers are fully committed and dedicated to a common cause of ensuring people’s welfare” asserted Minister of..

Naxal crimes dip in CG

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Chhattisgarh has witnessed 20% reduction in number of incidents of Naxal offences in 2017 as compared to 2015 where as State has seen 55% increase in number of Naxal arrests in 2017 as compared to 2015. The reason behin..

10.2% less air pollution this Diwali than last year

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has claimed that the air pollution level during ‘Diwali’ this year has been 10.2 per cent less in comparison to what it was during last year in ‘Diwali&rsqu..

CCB, Cyber Cell foil hackers’ bid to steal crores

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Acting swiftly, a joint team of Central Crime Branch (CCB) and Cyber Cell of Raipur Police claimed to have recovered heavy amount of around Rs 2.22 crore withdrew by hackers from YES Bank, police said on Friday. &ldquo..

‘Farmers’ loans to be waived within  10 days if Congress comes to power’

  The Hitavada State Bureau,PAKHANJUR, RAJNANDGAON, RAIPUR, All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi again said that farmers’ loans would be waived off within 10 days if the Congress is voted into power in forthcoming as..

Shobhayatras mark Gaura-Gauri  festival celebrations in city

  Staff Reporter, Under the aegis of Gaura Gauri Sanskrutik Mandal, a grand Gaura Gauri Shobhayatra was taken out on Friday. The procession started from Devi Mata Mandir, Temple Bazar, Sitabuldi to mark the occasion of marriage of Bhagwan Shankar..

Rahul Gandhi brings out Congress manifesto 

  The Hitavada State Bureau, RAJNANDGAON/Raipur, All India Congress Committee (AICC) National President Rahul Gandhi has released the party’s ‘Jan Ghoshna Patra’ (Election Manifesto) at a hotel in Rajnandgaon town on Frida..

Amit Shah to release  BJP manifesto today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah will be releasing the Bharatiya Janata Party ‘Sankalp Patra’ on Saturday. Through this Sankalp Patra (election manifesto), the Bharatiya Janata Party will..

Traffic chaos in Steel City markets ahead of Diwali

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, On the eve of Diwali on Tuesday Steel City Bhilai witnessed massive traffic jams in many markets thereby dampening the festive spirit. It exposed the tall claims made by the authorities who had assured residents that el..

‘Police Mitra’ make people aware of SC directives on fire-crackers

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, ‘Police Mitra’ on Tuesday carried a campaign in limits of Tikrapara police station to create awareness about Supreme Court’s directives on burning crackers. On the occasion, female volunteers of &lsquo..

Bullock-cart collides with trailer, farmer killed

  Our Correspondent, KHARORA, A farmer died on the spot after his bullock-cart collided with a recklessly driven trailer on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Domar Verma, a resident of Padabhat under Kharora police station limits..

Pathetic tar road giving tough time to people

  Our Correspondent, DONDI, Tar road is in pathetic condition in different places on the stretch of the road from Pusawad to Chihro, converting the way into a ‘kaccha’ road. Whenever bike or four-wheeler pass, the road gets a cover ..

Shree Shivam’s more beautiful prizes waiting for Raipurians

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A wide range of the striking Deepawali Collection has become cynosure for the customers at the Shree Shivam with a chance to win 80,000 prizes. A great enthusiasm is seen on the faces of customers visiting the Shree Shi..

Sundarani orders show cause notice to 3 officials

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Bhilai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner S K Sundarani during his surprise inspection of Zone-2 Vaishali Nagar office, directed Zone Commissioner Sunil Jain to issue show cause notice to Deputy Engineer Arvind Sh..

Markets across C’garh buzz on ‘Dhanteras’

  Business Reporter, RAIPUR, ‘DHANTERAS’, an auspicious occasion for a pre-Diwali shopping spree witnessed bubbling Raipurians hopping around Jaistambh Chowk, heart of the Capital city which was the most happening shopping destinatio..

MP Pal lauds Dr Singh’s work

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, “Scores of pro-stimulus and development works done by Dr Raman Singh led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government has helped Chhattisgarh state to make new strides of development,” said former Chief Minister ..

SSV Developers promises to fulfill your dreams, provides plots at very less price

  Business Reporter, BHILAI, In this festive season, SSV Developers to fulfill the dreams of common man of having a Farm House or a Plot of his own is giving a special chance to fulfill their dreams. If you think that lots of money is needed to ..

Dr Sunil Kalda to treat firecracker burn victims free of charge

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Keeping in view the difficulties faced by the people due to crisis of doctors in Diwali festival, Dr Sunil Kalda, who is the director of the state’s first and private burn centre as Kalda Plastic Cosmetic and Burn..

Biggest discount offer at Jyoti Jayaswal Sale

  Business Reporter, RAIPUR, A grand sale of garments and footwear from branded companies in under way at Hotel Mayura, besides Raj Talkies, G E Road Raipur. Special attraction of the Jyoti Jayaswal Sale is huge collection of latest design ready..

‘Teachers should make efforts for overall development of students’

  Staff Reporter, Governor Anandiben Patel while addressing a Teachers’ Workshop organised in IES Institute said that teachers should make efforts for overall development of students too. They should be entrusted with responsibilities to be..

‘Revolution comes through development, not Naxalism’

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Ambagarh-Chauki/Raipur, Asserting that revolution doesn’t take place through Left Wing Extremism but it comes through development, Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah said revolution comes by ob..

Cops use drone camera to monitor traffic movement

  RAIPUR, In an attempt to avert any untoward, prevent crime and maintain smooth vehicular movement during this festive season, Raipur Traffic Police on Sunday carried out close vigil on busy stretches in the city with the help of drone camera. T..

AT presents new jewellery designs for festive season

                              Business Reporter, RAIPUR, One of the biggest jewellery institutions of Central India, Anopchand Tilokchand (AT) has brought new de..

Blue Stone offers up to 20 per cent discount

  Business Reporter, RAIPUR, As the shopping is at its peak at the in the festive season, designer jewellery showroom Blue Stone has introduced up to 20 per cent discount on purchase to the customers. At the same time, a silver coin on every pur..

Singhvi opens attack on BJP

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, All India Congress Committee (AICC) spokesman Abhishek Manu Singhvi described BJP’s development policies as “anti-common people”.  Talking to mediapersons at Rajiv Bhawan here on Sunday, Singhvi s..

Amit Shah to address three mega public meetings today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, BJP postpones launch of manifesto ‘Sankalp Patra’ Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah will be on a day long visit to Chhattisgarh on Sunday. During his visit he will be addressing mega publi..

Poet Laxman Masturiya dies at 69

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Eminent Chhattisgarhi lyricist, poet and singer Laxman Masturiya died of heart attack at his residence located at Professor Colony in Raipur, on Saturday. He was 69. He is survived by his wife Leela Masturiya, three son..

Party workers hoist BJP flag at their residences

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Under the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ‘Mera Ghar, BJP Ka Ghar’ campaign, all BJP party workers and office-bearers hoisted BJP party flag in the respective residences. Inaugurating the campaign, Chief Mini..

Election campaigns carried out in 10 villages

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Speaker and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Kasdol Assembly segment Gaurishankar Agrawal carried out election campaigning in 10 villages on Saturday in his Assembly constituency. ..

Dance Competition held at Radiant Way

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The Radiant Way School on Saturday organised a Dance Competition on in new school premises. The programme started with Ganesh Vandana followed by group wise competitions. School was honoured by the presence or judge by ..

Health facilities in State derailed: Raj Babbar

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of providing poor health services to people in Chhattisgarh, actor-turned politician and Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) President Raj Babbar said that the co..

43 candidates file nomination forms on last day

  Staff Reporter, Durg, 43 candidates from different political parties and independents filed their nominations in the District Collectorate on the last day of filing of nominations i.e. on Friday. Congress candidates from all the six assembly ..

Dr Renu Jogi files nomination on JCC(J) ticket for Kota Assembly seat

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Bilaspur/Raipur, After being allocated party ticket for the Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections by the core committee of Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) from Kota, Dr Renu Jogi on Friday filed nomination in the midst..

Shah to release BJP’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah will be releasing the Bharatiya Janata Party ‘Sankalp Patra’ on Sunday. Through this Sankalp Patra (election manifesto), the Bharatiya Janata Party will p..

CEC Rawat issues guidelines for political parties

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Election Commissioner of India O P Rawat issued certain guidelines to all the political parties in State for ensuing Assembly elections during the meeting with their representatives. The meeting with the represe..

‘Matdan Deepotsav’ held

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A ‘Matdan Deepotsav’ was organised at Marine Drive under the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme on Thursday. Chief Election Commissioner of India OP Rawat lit th..

Inter-state gang of fraudsters nabbed

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Friday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of its first kind in Chhattisgarh which duped dozen of nationalised banks operational in State capital by fraudulently availing claims agai..

IAS officers appointed as Election General Observers  for 7 Assembly segments

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In order to ensure free and fair elections and to effectively monitor every election process, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed Indian Administrative Service officers as Election General Observers for..

BJP candidates from 72 Assembly constituencies file nominations

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, As a major show of strength and unity, all 72 candidates from Bharatiya Janata Party filed their nominations on Thursday from their Assembly constituencies in their respective district head-quarters under second phase o..

EC for effective supervision to remove any apprehensions

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat directed the state election machinery to carry out effective supervision and vigilance so that the apprehensions can be removed from the mind of political parties and a trust develo..

Congress releases final list of candidates for 19 segments

  Tamradhwaj Sahu, Badruddin Qureshi,Shailesh Pandey,Kanhaiya Agra,wal,Kuldeep Juneja       Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Tamradhwaj Sahu replaces Pratima Chandrakar from Durg Rural seat Introduced 15 new faces Dr Renu Jogi deni..

Governor inaugurates 3-day Rajyotsav

Governor inaugurates 3-day Rajyotsav..

Agrawal files papers from Kasdol

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Kasdol and Speaker of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Gaurishankar Agrawal filed his nominations on Thursday along with other BJP candidates throughout the state. The Kasdol Asse..

Book ‘Sthaniya Swashasan Mei Vitiya Samaveshan’ released

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Governor Anandiben Patel released book ‘Sthaniya Swashasan Mei Vitiya Samaveshan’, written by Secretary to Governor Surendra Kumar Jaiswal, at Raj Bhawan here on Thursday. Governor Patel congratulated Surend..

Lecture sessions on Disaster Mgmt marks 4th day of CBRN Training prog

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The fourth day of Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Basic Training Course at Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur started with the lecture by Senior Consultant S K Mishra on ‘Institutional framework for..

Three including two students of KV, killed in road accident

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a tragic incident, three persons, including two students and conductor of vehicle ferrying children of Kendriya Vidyalaya, were killed when a speeding passenger bus hit the school bus in Atal Nagar (Naya Raip..

BJP announces candidature of Sundrani from Raipur (North)

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday announced the name of sitting MLA Srichand Sundrani as its candidate from Raipur (North) Assembly constituency. After much seculation the candidature for this high profile seat has be..

Singhdeo files nomination from Ambikapur on his 67th birthday

  The Hitavada State Bureau, AMBIKAPUR/RAIPUR, Congress candidates Amarjeet Bhagat and Dr Preetam Ram also filed nominations Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader and Ambikapur Congress candidate T S Singhdeo, Sitapur Congress candidate Amarj..

Thousands ‘Run for Unity’ organised in Raipur

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Around 2000 people participated in the run christened ‘Run for Unity’ organised on Wednesday to mark the birth anniversary of ‘Iron Man’ Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The run was organised under the..

Advance Cardiac Institute of BRAMH completes one year

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Advance Cardiac Institute (ACI) of Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) completed one year on Wednesday. A simple programme was organised at ACI. Chief Guest was Dr AK Chandrakar, Special Guest was Dr Abha Singh, De..

Dengue virus spreading faster in rural, semi-urban parts of state

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Unplanned growth, poor water storage practices and lethargy of health department as well as administration are fast turning other areas of the district especially urban parts into a dengue hotbed. Already in months of Jul..

Man gets death for rape, killing minor

  The Hitavada State Bureau, BHANUPRATATPPUR/RAIPUR, IN a major verdict Sessions Judge SK Tekam awarded capital punishment, ‘Hang till Death’ to a man for rape and killing a four-year-old girl. The convict was identified as Madan Lal..

‘DD News team covering developmental works in region targeted by Ultras’

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, The Naxal ambush, which claimed two security personnel and a DD News cameraman, was laid to target troopers of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 111th battalion engaged in road opening exercise between Sameli and Nila..

It’s ‘Development Bullet’ that can eradicate Naxalism, says Sahay

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Former Union Minister of State for Home and senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay on Tuesday said that it is the ‘Development bullet’ not the police that can eradicate Naxalism in the country. Addressing..

20th Livestock Census begins in state to know exact numbers of livestock

  By Sheikh Abdul Kadir, RAIPUR, THE 20th Live Stock Census begins in state to know the exact numbers of livestock present in the state. Team of officials started visiting door to door to collect information. Dr Anjana Naidu, Joint Director of V..

Low-cost Herbal Mask made by KVA Raipur applauded at IIT Kharagpur

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Challenges of urban India were the top picks at this years Young Innovators Programme #YIP2018 organised by IIT Kharagpur. Students in classes VIII-X from schools in India and Singapore who attended the final two round..

Chief Secy reviews Rajyotsav preparations

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Secretary Ajay Singh reviewed the preparations of Rajyotsav at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Udyog evam Vyapar Parisar, Atal Nagar on Tuesday. The Rajyotsav is being organised on the occasion of 18th foundation day ..

Accessibility observer examines polling booths

  RAIPUR, To examine the facilities present in the booths for special voters, Accessibility Observer Dr Sagar Dayfonde visited many polling booths of Raipur rural, east, west and south constituencies. He also reviewed the transport facility, whe..

‘BJP will not tolerate any insult on Shivling’

  Staff Reporter,   RAIPUR,  Welcoming the new found ‘Shiv Bhakti’ of AICC President Rahul Gandhi, Union Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad commented that while the AICC..

CM in Ambikapur today for election campaigning

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh will be visiting Ambikapur for election campaigning on Tuesday. As per the schedule, the Chief Minister will be leaving Raipur by helicopter at 10.30am and reach Udaipur in Ambikapur Assemb..

CM visits Nandlal Mudiyami at hospital

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Monday visited senior BJP leader from Dantewada Nandlal Mudiyami undergoing treatment in a hospital in the capital and enquired about his progress. It is worth mentioning here that Nand..

YC demands transfer of PWD Officer Nashine

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A delegation of Chhattisgarh State Youth Congress has lodged a complaint with the Chhattisgarh Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) against a Public Works Department (PWD) officer posted in Raipur persistently for past..

Jungle Safari under financial crunch as tourists decline

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The initial hype around Asia’s biggest Jungle Safari is slowly whittling away, thereby decreasing the profit down to around 60 per cent with a decline in tourists. Jungle Safari at Naya Raipur had a lot of craze w..

State bids tearful adieu to martyred CRPF jawans

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Tearful adieu was bid to four Central Reserve Police Force personnel who were martyred in a Naxal attack on Saturday between Awapalli and Murmonda on Basaguda-Tarrem Road under insurgency-hit Bijapur district, at the pa..

Congress releases fourth list of 17 candidates

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Congress on Sunday released the fourth list of its candidates for 17 Assembly segments going to poll in the second phase on November 20. Central Election Committee of All India Congress Committee General Secretary Mukul..

‘BJP will win elections with thumping majority’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting this election with complete confidence and will win elections with thumping majority, Union Human Resources and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the sh..

Around 2.45 lakh senior citizens to cast vote in Durg distt this year

  Staff Reporter, Durg, The district is home to many senior citizens who exercise their franchise in all elections consist of Lok Sabha, State Assembly elections and even municipal corporation and gram panchayat one. More than a privilege or a r..

NHMMI Narayana Multispeciality Hospital organises Health Talk

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In order to spread awareness on brain stroke, NHMMI Narayana Multispeciality Hospital recently launched a “Brain Stroke Ready” campaign. As a part of this campaign, the hospital hosted a public event on 28 O..

Singhdeo urges party workers to ensure Cong victory in polls

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader and Congress Election Manifesto Committee Chairman T S Singhdeo addressed a public meeting at Duldula village under Kunkuri assembly segment of Jashpur district on Sunday. Addres..

Police carry out patrolling exercise in Sadar Bazaar ahead of festive season

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Aiming to prevent incidents of burglary and loot during coming festive season, Raipur police on Sunday carried out patrolling exercise in Sadar Bazaar and directed jewellers to carryout police verification of their staf..

Adverse effect of climatic disturbances a matter of concern: Mayor

  Staff Reporter, “The adverse effect of climatic disturbances, air pollution, water pollution manifest in form of Global Warming is a matter of grave concern that demands immediate attention from the experts and environmentalists”, e..

BCM kickstarts election campaign from Sukma

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Dornapal/Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh who kick-started the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election campaign on Saturday from Sukma district, said Congress had never imagined the development which has taken p..

Blatant functioning of cattle shade in Sector-9 of BSP comes to fore

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Blatant functioning of the cattle shade and unauthorized extended construction at premises of residential quarters came to fore in Sector-9 area of BSP Township. The persons concerned are the third party allottees and t..

Sex racket busted

  RAIPUR, A joint team of Central Crime Branch (CCB) and Vidhan Sabha police on Saturday busted a flesh trade racket by arresting five persons, including four women in Raipur, said police.The ASP (Crime) further informed that Durgesh Mahipalchatr..

English Debate Competition held at IWS

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Indus World School (IWS), Raipur on Saturday for the first time successfully hosted an Inter School English Debate Competition. Chief guest was Nishant Tripathi, Chairman of Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Professional..

Are houses built under PM Awas Yojana worth living?

  Our Correspondent KHARSIA, SITUATION prevailing in some areas across Kharsia are making mockery of Union Government’s efforts for providing Below Poverty Line (BPL) strata better accommodation facility under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.It..