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'Are interfaith marriages by kin of BJP leaders love jihad?': After Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel questions saffron party
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'Are interfaith marriages by kin of BJP leaders love jihad?': After Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel questions saffron party

In a series of tweets on Friday, Rajashtan chief minister Ashok Gehlot had said that the BJP had "manufactured" the term 'love jihad' "to divide the nation and curb individual rights of citizens"

Rahul Gandhi says Centre's farm laws will 'weaken' foundation of country
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Rahul Gandhi says Centre's farm laws will 'weaken' foundation of country

The Congress leader also appealed to Narendra Modi to reconsider implementing the laws and said the govt should strengthen the mandi system instead

Journalists write to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel over assault on scribes in Kanker, demand magisterial inquiry
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Journalists write to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel over assault on scribes in Kanker, demand magisterial inquiry

On 26 September, editor of Bhumkal Samachar, Kamal Shukla, was beaten up outside a police station while he had gone to cover an attack on a young journalist

Seven states and Puducherry reject Centre's proposal of states borrowing to make up for GST shortfall
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Seven states and Puducherry reject Centre's proposal of states borrowing to make up for GST shortfall

The Centre last week gave states the options to borrow either from a special window facilitated by the RBI or from the market and also proposed extending the compensation cess levied on luxury, demerit and sin goods beyond 2022

Influence of dictatorship on country's democracy has been increasing, says Sonia Gandhi
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Influence of dictatorship on country's democracy has been increasing, says Sonia Gandhi

At the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Chhattisgarh Assembly building, the Congress chief alleged that 'anti-national and anti-poor forces' were spreading 'hatred and venom of violence' in the country

'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'
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'Find a new party chief,' Sonia Gandhi tells Congress after letter calls for 'sweeping changes'

The letter by senior party leaders has sparked off an intense debate within the Congress, with some leaders backing the Gandhi family and others calling for change

Poorly-planned lockdown and unlock caused COVID-19 spike in Chhattisgarh, says CM Bhupesh Baghel
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Poorly-planned lockdown and unlock caused COVID-19 spike in Chhattisgarh, says CM Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, in an exclusive interview, speaks on the state’s preparedness to deal with the sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 infections, measures to rehabilitate the migrant labourers who returned to the state after the lockdown began in the country in late March, state recording one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country despite combating Naxalism and more

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mamata Banerjee displays little cooperation even as Opposition unites to stand behind Centre
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mamata Banerjee displays little cooperation even as Opposition unites to stand behind Centre

Why is there a need for West Bengal to hide actual figures when some of the worst affected states — Maharashtra, Delhi and Kerala — and even others, are transparent about it?

Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect
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Maoists release statements claiming only 3 of cadre killed in Sukma encounter, say police version incorrect

As a proof of their claim, they have issued photos of the three Maoists killed along with their names, area of operation and villages they belonged to

Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details
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Sukma attack: Chhattisgarh Police under scanner for failing to train tribal recruits properly, possible leakage of operational details

In this joint operation, none of the slain or injured belonged to CoBRA battalion, as the CRPF headquarters clarified.

Sukma attack: 17 security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh during encounter with Naxals; Narendra Modi pays tribute
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Sukma attack: 17 security personnel killed in Chhattisgarh during encounter with Naxals; Narendra Modi pays tribute

Seventeen security personnel of District Reserve Guards (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) lost their lives during an encounter with Naxals in Chhatisgarh's Sukma

Bhupesh Baghel writes to Narendra Modi over ‘politically motivated’ I-T raids in Chhattisgarh, says action is affont to cooperative federalism
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Bhupesh Baghel writes to Narendra Modi over ‘politically motivated’ I-T raids in Chhattisgarh, says action is affont to cooperative federalism

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing "politically motivated" raids in parts of the state by the Income Tax department, terming the action as an affront to the idea of cooperative federalism.

Show of Opposition unity as Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand chief minister; Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi congratulate JMM leader
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Show of Opposition unity as Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand chief minister; Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi congratulate JMM leader

In a show of Opposition strength, Chief Ministers Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel and Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, and LJD leader Sharad Yadav were among those who attended the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren.

Half of Chhattisgarh won't be able to prove their citizenship if NRC rolled out, says Bhupesh Baghel
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Half of Chhattisgarh won't be able to prove their citizenship if NRC rolled out, says Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel also said that half the people in Chhattisgarh do not possess any document to prove their citizenship as their ancestors were illiterate who migrated to different villages or states

After Lok Sabha election debacle, Rahul Gandhi raring to lead Congress fightback, set party on path to revival
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After Lok Sabha election debacle, Rahul Gandhi raring to lead Congress fightback, set party on path to revival

After maintaining a discreet distance from the party's core affairs after its disastrous performance in the General Election under his leadership, Rahul Gandhi appears set to be in the running for the party's top job again

Can a new elephant reserve address human-elephant interaction in Chhattisgarh?
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Can a new elephant reserve address human-elephant interaction in Chhattisgarh?

Increasing human - elephant interaction has been one of the major concerns for the tribal communities and forest dwellers living in the forest areas of the northern and central Chhattisgarh. On 15 August, 2019, the Chhattisgarh government declared a large area as an elephant reserve.

Bhupesh Baghel takes dig at Nirmala Sitharaman's 'millennial mindsets' remark, asks her to study Chhattisgarh’s model of economic development
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Bhupesh Baghel takes dig at Nirmala Sitharaman's 'millennial mindsets' remark, asks her to study Chhattisgarh’s model of economic development

Taking a dig at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's mindsets of millennial remark, Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that both Ola and Uber are offering their services in the state and yet the automobile sector has grown

2009 Naxal attack in Rajnandgaon: Chhattisgarh govt orders judicial probe, unveils statue commemorating slain personnel
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2009 Naxal attack in Rajnandgaon: Chhattisgarh govt orders judicial probe, unveils statue commemorating slain personnel

The Chhattisgarh government has decided to conduct a judicial probe into the Naxal attack in Rajnandagon district in 2009 wherein the then superintendent of police Vinod Choubey and 29 other policemen were killed.

Chhattisgarh to grant habitat rights under FRA to tribals in 'Maoist stronghold' Abhujmad forest; Bhupesh Baghel's soft approach may score a win
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Chhattisgarh to grant habitat rights under FRA to tribals in 'Maoist stronghold' Abhujmad forest; Bhupesh Baghel's soft approach may score a win

The eight-month-old Congress government in Chhattisgarh is making a case for a 'soft' approach to tackle the Left-wing extremism (LWE), or Maoist insurgency in the state by reaching out to tribals living in Abhujmad by accelerating the process of granting habitat rights to them.

Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism
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Amit Shah holds meet with CMs of Naxal-affected states, says Centre committed to uproot Left-Wing Extremism

The Centre and the Naxalism-affected states on Monday resolved to jointly fight the Left Wing Extremism, with Home Minister Amit Shah declaring that the Maoists are against the idea of democracy.