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Chhattisgarh government asks PFRDA to refund Rs 17,240 crore for old pension scheme rollout
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Chhattisgarh government asks PFRDA to refund Rs 17,240 crore for old pension scheme rollout

The state's finance secretary, Alarmelmangai D, requested the PFRDA to refund the amount soon according to its present market value citing that it will be used to meet future pension liabilities

Chhattisgarh minister compares smoothness of roads with Hema Malini's cheeks
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Chhattisgarh minister compares smoothness of roads with Hema Malini's cheeks

While Minister of Commerce and Industries Kawasi Lakhma was saying this, state chief minister Bhupesh Baghel was seen sitting behind him and smiling

Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover Naxal dump including claymore mine and stores from Rajnandgaon
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Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover Naxal dump including claymore mine and stores from Rajnandgaon

The 40th Battalion of ITBP along with Chhattisgarh police recovered a Naxal dump including a claymore mine and stores in Munjal Dongri forest of Bhalukonha

Chhattisgarh helicopter crash: AgustaWestland chopper suffered technical problems in past
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Chhattisgarh helicopter crash: AgustaWestland chopper suffered technical problems in past

The twin-engine 'AW 109 power elite' helicopter was also embroiled in controversy after the then BJP government faced allegations of corruption in its procurement in 2007

Chhattisgarh: DRG jawan killed in encounter with Naxals
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Chhattisgarh: DRG jawan killed in encounter with Naxals

Narayanpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Sadanand Kumar, in a statement, said that a jawan of the DRG lost his life in an encounter with Naxals in the jungle near Mungari village

With rising COVID-19 cases in India, come mask mandates: The places that are asking people to cover up
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With rising COVID-19 cases in India, come mask mandates: The places that are asking people to cover up

After removing COVID curbs in early April, many states and Union territories have once again reintroduced mask mandates, seeing a rise in cases and the infection rate across the country

Chhattisgarh: Man dead as brawl in temple in Surajpur leads to stampede
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Chhattisgarh: Man dead as brawl in temple in Surajpur leads to stampede

The incident took place in Maa Kudargarhi Devi Temple in the limits of Odagi police station

Explained: The Centre’s move to privatise airports and Tamil Nadu’s revenue share model
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Explained: The Centre’s move to privatise airports and Tamil Nadu’s revenue share model

Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have backed MK Stalin government's proposal which says that whenever the Centre privatises an airport, the state should get a share in the revenue

Chhattisgarh bypolls: Congress wins Khairagarh Assembly seat by 20,176 votes
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Chhattisgarh bypolls: Congress wins Khairagarh Assembly seat by 20,176 votes

Byelection was held on 12 April following the death of incumbent JCC (J) MLA and former MP Devvrat Singh in November 2021

Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank
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Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank

West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar said it is a general trend that the party in power in the state generally wins the by-elections

AAP leader Gopal Rai to embark on four-day visit to Chhattisgarh today
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AAP leader Gopal Rai to embark on four-day visit to Chhattisgarh today

AAP's poll strategist and newly elected Rajya Sabha member Sandeep Pathak, as well as the party's Chhattisgarh in-charge and Burari MLA from Delhi Sanjeev Jha will join Rai in a roadshow in Bilaspur on 18 April

By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway
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By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway

West Bengal’s Asansol and Ballygunge have emerged as a major prestige fight for the TMC and the BJP

Bhupesh Baghel requests Amit Shah to resume special assistance to Naxal-affected states
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Bhupesh Baghel requests Amit Shah to resume special assistance to Naxal-affected states

The Chhattisgarh chief minister also requested Amit Shah to look into the matter of the Goods and Services Tax compensation system, which is going to end in June

Gujarat tops NITI Aayog's State Energy and Climate Index-Round 1
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Gujarat tops NITI Aayog's State Energy and Climate Index-Round 1

The State Energy and Climate Index (SECI) Round-1 ranks states and UTs on six parameters -- discoms' performance, access affordability and reliability of energy, clean energy initiatives, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and new initiatives

Chhattisgarh: 135 shanties gutted in fire involving multiple cylinder explosions; no injuries reported
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Chhattisgarh: 135 shanties gutted in fire involving multiple cylinder explosions; no injuries reported

It took firefighters and other rescue personnel three hours to douse the blaze. As many as 12 fire-tending vehicles were deployed for the operation

Chhattisgarh: Former Odisha MLA gets life imprisonment for 2016 murder of mother-daughter duo
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Chhattisgarh: Former Odisha MLA gets life imprisonment for 2016 murder of mother-daughter duo

Co-accused Vardhan Toppo, Anup Sai’s driver, who was also arrested was acquitted for lack of evidence

Hate speech case: Chhattisgarh HC grants bail to religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj
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Hate speech case: Chhattisgarh HC grants bail to religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj

Chhattisgarh Police had arrested Kalicharan Maharaj on the charge of promoting enmity between classes after he used derogatory words against Mahatma Gandhi and hailed his assassin Nathuram Godse

Chhattisgarh: 18 compartments of goods train derail in Raigarh; no casualties reported
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Chhattisgarh: 18 compartments of goods train derail in Raigarh; no casualties reported

The collision took place at around 4.15 pm in the yard of Jamgaon railway station, disrupting rail traffic on the Howrah-Mumbai Up and Down lines, officials said

After a landslide victory in Punjab, AAP eyes Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh
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After a landslide victory in Punjab, AAP eyes Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh

AAP’s Delhi convenor, Gopal Rai, said the party has decided to contest the Chhattisgarh assembly polls next year as people of the state are disappointed with the Congress government and want a 'change'

Chhattisgarh: ITBP official killed, jawan injured in IED blast in Narayanpur district
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Chhattisgarh: ITBP official killed, jawan injured in IED blast in Narayanpur district

The incident took place around 8.30 am between Dondribeda and Sonpur villages when a team of the ITBP's 53rd battalion was out on patrolling duty to check security conditions at a road construction work