Raman Singh wins Rajnandgaon

     Our CorrespondentRajnandgaon,  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged victorious in three seats of the Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha, while the Congress party clinched five seats. Dr. Raman Singh, former Chief Ministe..

A tale of political twists BJP’s mighty resurgence

     By E V MurliThe assembly election results declared on Sunday in Chhattisgarh have defied the predictions and expectations that dominated the political topography. The Congress, despite being favored by poll pundits and early ..

State erupts in JOy, excitement

      Staff ReporterRAIPUR,In a jubilant atmosphere at the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Ekatma Parisar, party workers and leaders erupted in joy as the election trends began favoring the BJP. The party workers started filli..

BJP snatches BACK Chhattisgarh

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged victorious in Chhattisgarh, securing 54 out of 90 assembly seats. The ruling Congress, on the other hand, faced a setback, managing to secure only 35 seats. ..

Wildlife tragedy sparks blame game among officials

       Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Asia’s largest man-made jungle safari in Raipur, reports death of 17 Chausinghas so far and several other animals igniting a controversy with officials pointing fingers at each oth..

Chock-a-block Deptt fails to execute a proper traffic plan to ensure smooth flow

     Staff ReporterRaipur,   State Capital Raipur on Friday evening witnessed traffic mess on several roads, including Telibandha Chowk Boulevard on Ring Road-1, leading all the way to Nava Raipur via Raipur-Mahasamund N..

ACI at BRAMH reaches new heights

      Staff ReporterRAIPUR, In a groundbreaking medical achievement, the Cardiology Department of the Advanced Cardiac Institute (ACI), situated at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, has successfully normalised the a..

Gang behind 13 burglaries busted Gold, silver ornaments worth over Rs 60 lakh recovered

      Staff Reporter BHILAI,IN a major crackdown, police busted a gang of seven burglars behind thirteen burglaries and confiscated gold and silver jewelleries and valuables worth over Rs 64 lakh cumulatively from its possess..

India, Australia teams arrive

     Sports ReporterRAIPUR,  CRICKET fever touched its peak with fans thronging the airport to welcome the India-Australia T20 international team members at Raipur on Wednesday evening. The teams arrived directly from Gu..

30,000 migrations witnessed from State

     Staff ReporterBhilai, In the fiscal year 2022-23, Chhattisgarh witnessed a substantial migration of around 30,000 individuals, primarily comprising workers, to various states, while approximately 19,500 people from other..

Baghel assures Kharge of Winning CG polls

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel paid a courtesy call on Congress National President Mallikarjun Kharge at his residence in New Delhi on Wednesday. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Baghel assur..

The unsung heroes of Silkyara rescue ops

     By Mukesh S SinghRAIPUR, AMID the chaos and turmoil behind the successful rescue operations of 41 trapped workers evacuated from the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand the grit and resilience of two Chhattisgarh men shone br..


Nov 27 IN A disturbing turn of events, the Naxals once again attempted to unleash a reign of terror by launching an attack on essential road construction machinery, approximately 2 km from Bhansi police station under restive Dantewada district, Sunday night. Confirming the incident, a senior police official informed that the outlaws set ablaze a total of 14 construction vehicles, comprising 4 high loaders, 4 pickups, 1 JCB, 1 crane, 1 sifter truck, 2 water tankers and 1 mixer...

Horrific Tribal girl gangraped

THE Keshkal region was shaken by a disturbing incident of sexual assault on a minor girl, which came to light during the early hours, eliciting widespread anger among the community. The victim, a tribal girl, was targeted while on a morning walk with another girl. While the second girl managed to escape after facing harassment, the assailants succeeded in capturing and raping one of them...

Youth held for raping minor gir

A 23-YEAR-OLD youth was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Charoda, Durg. In the matte Government Railway Police (GRP), Bhilai-3 arrested the accused following the complaint. Police sources informed that the accused has been identified as Shubham Sarkar (23), a resident of Devbaloda, Charoda, Durg. The police said that as per the facts recorded in the course of investigation, few days back the victim minor girl had been to a nearby forest area for collecting firewood when the accused Shubham ..

CGSJA celebrate Constitution Day

CHHATTISGARH State Judicial Academy (CGSJA) celebrated the Constitution Day (Samvidhan Divas) at the Academy in Bilaspur on Sunday. The event was held under the guidance Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court and Patron-in-Chief of the Academy Ramesh Sinha Chief Justice Sinha could not be present as he was in Delhi on the constitution day celebration. The Chief Justice sent his message to the judges of Chhattisgarh. Judge of the High Court Justice Narendra Kumar Vyas was the chief guest at the programme. ..

Governor conferred with Doctor of Letters

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan was conferred with honorary Doctor of Letters by Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Bhubaneswar in a function held at Bhubaneswar in Odisha on ..

Dress Code Violation 124 private buses slapped Compound Fine Slip of Rs 75,000 in day

     Staff ReporterRaipur,   Raipur Traffic Police on Saturday was in upbeat mood for taking to the task the errant drivers and conductors of private buses – plying to and from capital – for not adhering to S..

Weather shifts expected in Twin Cities

     Staff ReporterBHILAI, In a forecast, the Meteorological Department has predicted a rise in minimum temperatures in Twin Cities - Bhilai and Durg, starting this Sunday. This temperature increase is anticipated to persist ..

First Distt-level Science Centre to come up in Raigarh

     By Abhishek Kumar RAIPUR,  In a bid to promote and enhance science education among people of all ages in State, District level Science Centre will be set up by Chhattisgarh Regional Science Centre (CGRSC) at Kosamna..

From Bastar’s Forest to World’s Highest Peaks

In the verdant, secluded village of Takraguda in Bastar, a story of extraordinary determination and achievement has its roots. Naina Singh Dhakad, at 32, has emerged as the ‘Mountain Girl’ of Bastar, not only for her incredible mountaineering feats but also for her journey from humble beginnings to international acclaim. Naina's journey to the summit of success is marked by a series of unparalleled accomplishments. She has become the first Indian woman to conquer two of the world's highest peaks - ..

Congress suspends Yadav for anti-party activities

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Bilaspur Municipal Corporation Mayor and senior Congress leader Ramsharan Yadav has been suspended from the primary membership of Indian National Congress for indulging in anti-party activities. Ramsharan..

Migrants to cast vote for 1st time 100s of voters belong to Odisha, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, WB

    Staff ReporterBhilai, Rajendra Kumar, a carpenter and a resident of Station Maroda is all set to cast his vote in upcoming state assembly elections of state after having last voted 5 years ago in Rajasthan. From last three yea..

Shopping spree brings chaos

    Staff Reporter BHILAI, Enthusiastic shoppers gearing up for Dhanteras and Diwali brought the twin cities of Bhilai and Durg to a standstill on Friday. Traffic cops struggled to control the overwhelming vehicular traffic, as ch..

Business buzz on auspicious Dhanteras

     Business ReporterRAIPUR, 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 and overcrow..

MP Ravi Kishan takes a jibe at CM over Mahadev App scam

    Staff Reporter RAIPUR,  TAKING a jibe at Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel over Mahadev App scam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Gorakhpur Ravi Kishan said that today you type 508 in Google, the answer will come - Bhupe..

PM in C’garhon Nov 13

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chhattisgarh on November 13. On the same day, Prime Minister Modi’s road show will be held in all four constituencies of Raipur. Notably, after the polling on..

Suspected ISIS terrorist arrested from Bhilai

    Staff ReporterBHILAI,   A suspected ISIS terrorist was arrested from Smriti Nagar, Bhilai after the 24-hour-long search operation here in the poll-bound Chhattisgarh. After the arrest he was handed over to the Anti Terror..

I-T swoop in CG

    The Hitavada State BureauRaipur/Durg/Balod,  Barely 24 hours had passed after Chhattisgarh witnessed the first phase of assembly elections in 20 assembly constituency seats, the Income Tax Department’s Investigation Wing..

Naxal encounters, IED blast during polling

    Kanker,  An IED blast triggered by Naxalites and three different encounters between them and security personnel marred the first phase of polling under way in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, officials said. A commando of CoBRA, ..

Fate of 223 candidates sealed in EVMs

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR, The fate of 223 candidates was sealed in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in 20 legislative Assembly constituencies of State during the first phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday. There was a signifi..

‘Ballot over Bullet’ Polling peaceful in Naxal stronghold Over 71% voters’ turnout

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Over 71 per cent voters’ turnout was recorded in 20 legislative assembly constituencies of Chhattisgarh in the first phase of polling on Tuesday. Highest 79.10 per cent voters’ turnout was rec..

Two polling staff, BSF jawan hurt in IED blast

    Kanker, Two polling personnel and a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan were injured on Monday in an IED blast triggered by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district a day ahead of the polling for the first phase of the ..

Drones to keep vigilant eye on booths

    Our CorrespondentKANKER,The District police are well prepared for the Assembly elections in all three constituencies of the district. This time, the police are all set to utilise drone cameras to monitor activities in the three ass..

Robust security in place for polls 2023

     Our CorrespondentBASTAR, AHEAD of the first phase of Chhattisgarh State Assembly Elections-2023, comprehensive security arrangements have been meticulously planned and implemented to ensure the safety and integrity of th..

20 constituencies Go to polls in first phase today

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, The fate of 223 candidates will be sealed in electronic voting machines (EVMs) in 20 Legislative Assembly constituencies of the State under the first phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday. 40,78,681 voters i..

PM Modi in Durg today

    Staff Reporter DURG, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Durg on Saturday. He will be addressing an election meeting at the Pandit Ravi Shankar Stadium, Durg. Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to land at the Jayanti Sta..

Taxmen’s massive search-ops envelopWallfort Group, Special Blasts Limited

     Staff ReporterRaipur,   Sniffing the trail of Chhattisgarh-bound multi-crore Hawala transactions, an army of tax watchdogs from New Delhi on early Friday launched a massive search and seizure operation on 14 locatio..

State treasury is being plundered: Raman Singh

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Former Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reacting to allegations ofRs 508 crore being involved in the Mahadev App scam, implicating Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel suggested that when a ruler engages in nefario..

Amit Shah reveals poll manifesto ‘Modi Ki Guarantee’

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,  Union Home Minister Amit Shah revealed the election manifesto of the BJP on Friday at the BJP office Kushabhao Thakre parisar titled ‘Modi Ki Guarantee’ which is replete with a ple..

Sao thanks Ramesh for vindicating BJP’s claims regarding paddy procurement

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,In witty response to the statement of Jairam Ramesh, BJP State President MP Arun Sao stated that he is thankful to senior former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh for accepting the BJP’s claim that Central Gov..

BJP is issue-less party: Ramesh

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary, Jairam Ramesh, launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing them of employing divisive tactics in Chhattisgarh for politi..

Protect democracy, vote for Congress: Kharge

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,  In a public meeting held at the Mini Stadium in Naxal-affected Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge strongly criticised the Bharatiya Jana..

Contribution of tribals enriching CG’s culture: PM Modi

    Raipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended greetings to people of Chhattisgarh on its Foundation Day and said that the contribution of tribal communities was important in enriching the culture of State. Chhatti..

‘No guarantee of BJP’s Guarantee’

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel questioned the credibility of the BJP’s guarantees and made critical remarks about the promises made by the party. Addressing the media before heading to c..

Cong MLA Chintamani Maharaj joins BJP

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Congress MLA Chintamani Maharaj joined BJP in the presence of BJP Chhattisgarh State Organisation In-charge Om Mathur and State Organisation General Secretary Pawan Sai on Tuesday. In the programme ..

Election heats up as political parties begin to engage in

   By E V MurliAs the election fervor intensifies in Chhattisgarh, the Congress party has unleashed a barrage of promises, initiating with the loan waiver for farmers by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. Subsequently, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka..

ECI orders 86000 phials of indelible ink worth Rs 1.41 cr for C’garh polls

    By Mukesh S SinghRaipur,   Election Commission of India (ECI) has provided around 86,000 bottles of indelible ink – also termed as ‘electoral stain’ – worth nearly Rs 1.41 crore to poll-bound Chhat..

Mah’s Dy CM Fadnavis questions credibility of Congress Govt

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis presented a barrage of accusations and questioned the credibility of the Congress. Addressing a press conference Fadnavis based on a presentati..

Raman Singh ridicules Priyanka

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR, Reacting to the announcements made by Priyanka Gandhi during a Congress meeting in Khairagarh, BJP National Vice-President Dr Raman Singh criticised Congress’ announcement of a subsidy of Rs 500 o..