CM Sai lauds BJP’s manifesto in Odisha

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai lauded the BJP’s manifesto at a rally at village Bugdega in Odisha, emphasising key promises for farmers and women on Friday. Sai highlig..

Counting of tigers, wild animals begins in ATR

     Our CorrespondentBILASPUR,    The Forest Department has started counting of tigers and other wild animals through trap cameras in Achanakmar Tiger Reserve (ATR) from Wednesday. Two cameras have been instal..

SEOIACB apprehends three govt officials for accepting bribe

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    The State Economic Offence Investigation-Anti Corruption Bureau (SEOIACB) has apprehended three government officials for accepting bribes. Milan Bhagat, Deputy Ranger of Gharghoda ..

Health Deptt’s active surveillance after diarrhoea outbreaks in Bodegaon

     Staff Reporter DURG,    Active surveillance is being conducted regularly, after receiving information about outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea in village Bodegaon (Nankatti) in Durg district. Seven new pat..

Six arrested for murdering Vikram Bais

     Our CorrespondentNARAYANPUR,    EXHIBITING promptness, the police swiftly cracked the blind murder mystery of Congress party leader Vikram Bais by arresting six assailants within 24 hours of the incident. ..

ED arrests CSRMA Treasurer Roshan Chandrakar

    Staff ReporterRaipur,      Making further headway in their investigation into Custom Rice Milling special incentive scam, Enforcement Directorate Raipur Zonal Office (ED-RPZO) on Wednesday night arrested Ro..

Leopard killed in Katghora Forest

     Our CorrespondentKORBA,    A case of leopard hunting has emerged in the Chaitma Range of Katghora Forest Division in the district. The carcass of a leopard was discovered in Raha forest on Wednesday, revea..

CM appreciates Shah’s acknowledgement of anti-Naxal operations

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    Home Minister Amit Shah’s acknowledgment of the government’s efforts in combating Naxalism in Chhattisgarh has garnered appreciation from Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai,..

CM congratulates successfulstudents of 10th, 12th Boards

    Raipur,    Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai has congratulated the students who successfully cleared Classes 10 and 12 Boards conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) whose results were announced on ..

Forest Deptt refutes claims of Rs 40 lakh allocation for wild buffaloes in Barnawapara

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,  The Forest Department has denied claims of allocating Rs 40 lakh for wild buffaloes in Barnawapara, stating that only Rs 25 lakh was allocated. Earlier reports on May 12, 2023, regarding expen..

Mahadev betting app case: Businessman commits suicide

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    The Mahadev Satta app case took a tragic turn with the suicide of a businessman named Sandeep Bagga in the Civil Lines police station area of Raipur on Monday. Sandeep, before taking his..

Self-study key to success of toppers

     Staff ReporterBhilai/DURG,   The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of the class 10 and 12 board examinations for all its regions, including CBSE Bhubaneswar, which oversees s..

Mahadev betting app case: Five bookies held from West Bengal

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,   The Raipur Police, acting on organisational input, has busted a major cricket betting operation running through the Mahadev App panel with the arrest of five interstate bookies from West..

3,130 postal ballots received so far in Durg

     Staff Reporter DURG,    In the Lok Sabha elections 2024, the voting of voters posted on election duty, disabled, 85 plus voters and voters posted in compulsory service under Parliamentary Constituency 07 D..

Vande Bharat providing promising travel experience

     Our CorrespondentBILASPUR,    VANDE Bharat Express has emerged the most popular train providing a promising travel experience for the country. Currently, about 102 services of Vande Bharat trains are opera..

Controversy shrouds breeding of wild buffaloes

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    A controversy has emerged surrounding the allocation of significant public funds for the maintenance and care of buffaloes brought from Assam for breeding purposes. Nitin Singhvi, ..

Padma Shri to Jageshwar Yadav

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    President of India Droupadi Murmu conferred Padma Shri Awards for the year 2024 on social activist Jageshwar Yadav of Jashpur district at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-II held at ..

BJP focuses on streamlining property registration

      Staff ReporterRAIPUR, With the formation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government, a renewed focus has been placed on improving the efficiency of registration offices across Chhattisgarh. Recognising the challen..

HC considers death of 40,000 kids in Govt hospitals as serious

     Our Correspondent BILASPUR,   The High Court of Chhattisgarh has considered the death of 40,000 children in the last five years due to lack of oxygen and ventilators in Government hospitals of State, as serious..

Total 71.98% recorded in 7 LS seats of Chhattisgarh under third phase

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,   A total voter turnout of 71.98 per cent was recorded in seven Lok Sabha seats of Chhattisgarh under the third phase Lok Sabha elections held on Tuesday. As per information received from ..

Polling officer dies in road accident

    Staff Reporter BHILAI,   A POLLING officer died in the road mishap that occurred at the highway in Kumhari, Durg on Wednesday wee hours. After depositing EVM at Strong Room, she was returning home in her moped when s..

Neglected Bandhua Pond awaits authorities’ attention

     Our CorrespondentNARAYANPUR,    The neglected Bandhua Pond is in dire need of attention from authorities. Despite being a vital water source for decades, it has been left dry for the past two years after w..

Rs 2,200 cr liquor scam: SEOIACB searches documents in Dhillon’s house at Bhilai

    Staff Reporter Durg,   A team of State Economic Offences Investigation and Anti Corruption Bureau (SEOIACB) officials along with liquor businessman Trilok Singh Dhillon alias Pappu Dhillon on Wednesday reached his re..

3rd phase records voting of Over 71 %

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    Voter turnout exceeded over 67 percent in the third phase of Lok Sabha polling across the seven constituencies of State on Tuesday. The voting was held smoothly, with heightened en..

CM casts vote with family

     Staff ReporterRaipur,    Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai accompanied by his mother, Kaushalya Sai, wife, and other family members exercised their voting right at polling station number 49 in his hometown of ..

Zealous voters queue to get inked in Korba

     Our CorrespondentKORBA,    AMIDST the third phase of Lok Sabha General Elections-2024, a palpable enthusiasm was evident among the voters who thronged the respective polling booths as early as 5 am to exer..

Democratic fervour 4 generations of Jain family come together to vote

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    In a heartening display of democratic fervour, four generations of the Jain family in Raipur came together to participate in the Lok Sabha elections. Setting aside their morning ro..

Voting for third phase today

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    As many as 1,39,01,285 voters including 69,33,121 male voters, 69,67,544 female voters and 620 third gender voters will exercise their franchise at 15,701 polling stations of seven Lok S..

Extensive security arrangements in Raipur for polls

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    In compliance with the Model Code of Conduct, under the guidance of Inspector General of Police Raipur Range, Amresh Mishra, and Senior Superintendent of Police Raipur, Santosh Sin..

Fate of 168 candidates to be sealed today

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    THE fate of 168 candidates, comprising 142 men and 26 women, will be determined through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) across seven Lok Sabha constituencies of State on Tuesday...

Mine-hit villagers threaten boycott

     Our CorrespondentKORBA,    RESIDENTS of nine villages affected by the Kusmunda project of the South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) have announced a boycott of the Lok Sabha General Elections voting on ..

BJP will win all 11 LS seats in State: Sai

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    As the electioneering for the third phase of the Lok Sabha election ended on Sunday,Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai has said that the election is being held on the accomplishments of..

INDI alliance is leading in Lok Sabha elections: Baij

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,   State Congress President Deepak Baij asserted that an INDI alliance Government is poised to take shape following the alliance’s leading position in the recently concluded two phase..

Lawyers stage Chakkajamafter woman allegedly slaps lawyer

     Staff Reporter Durg,   High drama was witnessed in the District Court, Durg after a lawyer and his clients got engaged in fight. The woman client allegedly slapped the lawyer and also hit her with her slippers ..

Radhika Khera resigns over ‘injustice’ in Congress party, invokes Lord Ram

     Raipur,     AICC spokesperson Radhika Khera on Sunday resigned from the party claiming that criticism over her visit to Lord Ram temple in Ayodhya led to the denial of justice to her in the incident t..

Flag march taken out in Durg

    Staff Reporter BHILAI,    FLAG march was carried out by district administration and police officials with senior officials from the paramilitary forces as part of area domination exercise and for effectively che..

Inter-state gang of thieves busted

    Staff Reporter Durg,    Police have busted an inter-state gang of thieves while arresting four persons involved in burglary at a jewellery shop in Patan. The accused used to conduct recce of the targeted area on..

Sappal lashes out at BJP

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    Member of Congress Working Committee (CWC) and Administration In-charge of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Gurdeep Singh Sappal lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) a..

202 cos of security forces for 7 Lok Sabha constituencies

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,   A total of 202 companies of security forces have been deployed in seven Lok Sabha constituencies under the third phase Lok Sabha elections in State. Under the third phase, polling will b..

After sister’s win 33 yrs ago, Gond royal aims to reclaim lost bastion

     By Tikeshwar PatelRaigarh,    It was 33 years ago when Pushpa Devi of the erstwhile Gond tribal royal family of Sarangarh in Chhattisgarh was elected to the Lok Sabha from this constituency on a Congress t..

Food Poisoning :70 villagers fall ill

     Our CorrespondentSAKTI,    PANIC prevailed as more than 70 villagers fell ill due to food poisoning after consuming Prasad during a religious event held at Domanpur village in Dabhra block of Sakti distric..

HC puts stay on FIR registered against IPS officer Singh

     Staff ReporterDurg,     A Division Bench of Chhattisgarh High Court has stayed criminal proceedings on FIR registered against IPS officer Gurjinder Pal Singh in the year 2021 for blackmailing a Durg r..

BJP burdened peoplewith injustices, says Priyanka

      Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that unempl..

‘BJP will end Naxalism in 2 yrs if voted to power’

     Our CorrespondentKORBA,    Union Home Minister Amit Shah criticised the Congress party, alleging that Naxalism thrived under Bhupesh Baghel Government and spoke about the swift action taken by the BJP Gove..

4-days remand custody of dismissed Constable Singh, businessman Agrawal given to SEOIACB

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,     In a fresh development linked to Mahadev Online Betting app case probe, special court of ACB on Wednesday granted 4-days remand of two accused to State Economic Offences Investiga..

HC asks ACS of Health Deptt to file affidavit in newborns’ death case

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    High Court of Chhattisgarh has directed Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) of Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Chhattisgarh to file his personal affidavit after a media ..

Khera accuses Central govt of undermining democracy, constitutional values

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    The Chairman of the Media and Publicity Department of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) Pawan Khera, strongly criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleging that they lack s..

23 Naxals surrenderin Dantewada

    Our CorrespondentDANTEWADA,  A total of 23 Naxalites have surrendered, influenced by the ‘Lon Varratu’ (Come back home) campaign launched by the district police. Renouncing violence, they now express faith in ..

BJP lodges police complaint over fake video of Amit Shah

     The Hitavada State BureauRAIPUR/KORBA,    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has initiated a protest against the circulation of a fake video featuring Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Led by Industries Ministe..

ED arrests Manoj Soni in Custom Milling Scam

     Staff ReporterRAIPUR,    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Manoj Soni, the former Managing Director of MARKFED, in connection with the Custom Milling Scam on Tuesday. Soni was produced before t..