Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel News

Priyanka’s personal prestige and political fate hang in balance in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh
Politics

Priyanka’s personal prestige and political fate hang in balance in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

Since joining formal politics in 2019, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has not been shying away from putting her credibility at stake time and again

'Aam Aadmi Party is Khas Aadmi Party': Bhupesh Baghel slams Gopal Italia for making casteist slur against PM Modi
Politics

'Aam Aadmi Party is Khas Aadmi Party': Bhupesh Baghel slams Gopal Italia for making casteist slur against PM Modi

"Gopal Italia (AAP Gujarat chief) made casteist remarks which Gujarat and the country will not tolerate. He commented about PM's mother. She is 100 years old and has nothing to do with politics. Congress condemns it," said Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

‘Raids will increase as polls approach’: Bhupesh Baghel on ED raids across Chhattisgarh
Politics

‘Raids will increase as polls approach’: Bhupesh Baghel on ED raids across Chhattisgarh

Teams of ED officials carried out raids in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur, Raigarh, Mahasamund, Korba and other districts. The ED officials are allegedly investigating a disproportionate assets case

'No need to fear ED, I-T': Chhattisgarh CM Baghel warns stern action if central agencies target people unnecessarily
India

'No need to fear ED, I-T': Chhattisgarh CM Baghel warns stern action if central agencies target people unnecessarily

"There is no need to fear the ED, DRI or Income Tax departments. If you are being targeted unnecessarily then as the head of the Chhattisgarh government, I assure you that if you lodge a complaint at any police station... stern action will be taken," the CM said.

Chhattisgarh: Government schools to teach in local language, dialects once a week
India

Chhattisgarh: Government schools to teach in local language, dialects once a week

CM Bhupesh Baghel said that the government is preparing study materials in Chhattisgarhi and local dialects of tribals from Surguja and Bastar region

Chhattisgarh CM orders probe into salary hikes of staffers of co-op banks
Sports

Chhattisgarh CM orders probe into salary hikes of staffers of co-op banks

Baghel ordered the probe on Friday after he recently chaired a meeting of officials on the existing service rules and pay scale in cooperative banking institutions, he said

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel slams Centre over rising prices, GST on daily use items
Politics

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel slams Centre over rising prices, GST on daily use items

Baghel said inflation is rising continuously and GST imposed on essential products is contributing to it

CM Bhupesh Baghel hikes dearness allowance by 6% for Chhattisgarh government employees
India

CM Bhupesh Baghel hikes dearness allowance by 6% for Chhattisgarh government employees

The hike in dearness allowance will benefit at least 3.8 lakh Chhattisgarh government employees. The staff will get 28 per cent and 189 per cent DA from 1 August this year

BJP bowled bouncer to Jharkhand, lost govt in Bihar, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel
Politics

BJP bowled bouncer to Jharkhand, lost govt in Bihar, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

"I heard that attempts were made to topple the Jharkhand government. In the terminology of cricket, they bowled a bouncer but Jharkhand played a hook shot and they lost their government in Bihar," Baghel said.

Himachal polls: Congress promises free electricity, financial aid for women
Politics

Himachal polls: Congress promises free electricity, financial aid for women

The Congress on Monday promised 300 units of free electricity to household consumers and a financial assistance of Rs 1,500 per month to all women aged between 18 and 60 years if voted to power in Himachal Pradesh.

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel suggests MGNREGA scheme for urban areas with a population less than 20,000
India

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel suggests MGNREGA scheme for urban areas with a population less than 20,000

MGNREGA is a demand-driven wage employment program that provides of livelihood security to households in rural areas by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed employment every year

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel urges Centre to increase state's share in central taxes
India

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel urges Centre to increase state's share in central taxes

Speaking on the issue of the GST compensation, Baghel sought a five-year extension for the compensation paid to the state beyond June 2022 claiming that the state was facing a revenue shortfall due to the new tax mechanism.

Chhattisgarh government to rename three places of historical significance
India

Chhattisgarh government to rename three places of historical significance

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that Chandkhuri will now be known as Mata Kaushalya Dham Chandkhuri, Giraudpuri will be renamed as Baba Guru Ghasidas Dham Giraudpuri and Sonakhan will be called Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Dham Sonakhan

Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel and Singh Deo to meet Congress high command separately
India

Chhattisgarh: CM Bhupesh Baghel and Singh Deo to meet Congress high command separately

On 16 July, Deo resigned from his post of the minister of Panchayat and rural development, hinting his bitter rivalry with Baghel

Haven't received TS Singh Deo's resignation from panchayat department, says CM Baghel
Politics

Haven't received TS Singh Deo's resignation from panchayat department, says CM Baghel

Meanwhile, Deo skipped the party state legislature meeting held on Sunday at the chief minister's official residence

Feud with Chhattisgarh CM? Minister TS Singh Deo quits Panchayat portfolio, to hold on to other ministries
Politics

Feud with Chhattisgarh CM? Minister TS Singh Deo quits Panchayat portfolio, to hold on to other ministries

In a four-page resignation letter to the chief minister, Singh Deo cited various reasons stating that he was unable to fulfil the targets of the department as per the vision of the Jan Ghoshna Patra (poll manifesto), given the 'current scenario'

Chhattisgarh schools to go 'bagless' on Saturdays
India

Chhattisgarh schools to go 'bagless' on Saturdays

The step has been introduced by the department of school education to make school education interesting and practical

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel directs culture bodies to hold events centred on Mahatma Gandhi in all districts
India

Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel directs culture bodies to hold events centred on Mahatma Gandhi in all districts

Bhupesh Baghel extensively discussed the future action plan of the culture council and sanctioned Rs 4.93 crore

National Herald case: 'Gandhi family falsely implicated', says Bhupesh Baghel as ED grills Rahul Gandhi
Politics

National Herald case: 'Gandhi family falsely implicated', says Bhupesh Baghel as ED grills Rahul Gandhi

Calling the ED action on Gandhi 'malicious', the Chhattisgarh chief minister said that the Centre is using its agencies to 'suppress the voice of Opposition'

Chattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel accuses Centre of misusing agencies to suppress Opposition
Politics

Chattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel accuses Centre of misusing agencies to suppress Opposition

The ED on Friday issued a fresh summons to Sonia Gandhi asking her to appear on 23 June for questioning in connection with the National Herald money laundering case