Om Prakash Gupta, personal assistant to ex-Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh, charged for rape of minor under POSCO Act
Om Prakash Gupta was arrested in the early hours of Thursday based on a complaint lodged by the 16-year-old victim at women's police station
Phase 6 of Lok Sabha election: One BJP worker found dead, two others shot in separate incidents in West Bengal ahead of polling
Polling in West Bengal in almost all the phases has been marred by violence, primarily due to clashes between BJP and TMC workers.
Lok Sabha election in Chhattisgarh: After Assembly polls loss, BJP looks to RSS for victory in the state
After having faced one of its worst electoral defeats in the Chhattisgarh Assembly election last year at the hands of the Congress, the BJP's success in this Lok Sabha election heavily depends on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Chhattisgarh's high-profile Rajnandgaon constituency heads to polls after low key campaigning
Originally a Congress bastion, Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon parliamentary constituency has eight Assembly segments — Pandariya, Kawardha, Khairagarh, Dongargarh, Rajnandgaon, Dongargaon, Khujji and Mohla-Manpur — spread over two districts of Rajnandgaon and Kawardha (Kabirdham)
Dantewada MLA Bhima Mandavi killed by Naxals: Intelligence failure, non-adherence to SOPs and leaks to blame
Besides a security lapse, several factors like a failure to follow SOPs, ground-level Naxal intelligence, sudden changes made in the MLA's route plan, etc contributed in the successful execution of the Naxal plan to eliminate Bhima Mandavi
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Chhattisgarh profile: Congress seeks to repeat Assembly poll performance to pip BJP in Maoist-hit state
In the 2018 Assembly election, Congress knocked off the ruling BJP in the state elections and won 68 out of 90 seats.
Addressing a convention of the BJP's booth-level workers said, BJP chief Amit Shah said, "When Naxalism took birth in West Bengal, Congress was in power there. Similarly, when Naxalism flourished in Andhra Pradesh, Congress was in power and the same party was ruling, when the menace entered Chhattisgarh."
Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh govt struggles to assuage investors, agents duped in chit funds during BJP's tenure
Over 400 cases of irregularities have been registered against chit fund companies in Chhattisgarh. The Congress government is struggling to assuage those who lost their money.
Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh's job woes now haunt Congress as voters accuse party of not walking the talk
According to CMIE’s figures as of January 2019, unemployment in Chhattisgarh stands at 7.7 percent, 0.4 per cent higher than India’s.
In Chhattisgarh, Congress govt looks on as Vedanta begins gold mining on BJP-granted lease; tribals feel cheated
In 2016, the then BJP govt in Chhattisgarh awarded 608 hectares of Baghmada mines to Vedanta group to mine around 2.7 tons of gold, without consulting the traditional dwellers
Antagarh tape scam: Police files FIR against Ajit Jogi, son Amit Jogi, Raman Singh's son-in-law Puneet Gupta
The audio tapes were related to the Assembly by-polls in 2014, and purportedly carried conversations among Ajit Jogi, his son and Puneet Gupta over poll-fixing. It hinted at huge political compromises being made among the trio and Congress candidate Manturam Pawar
Rahul Gandhi 'congratulates' Narendra Modi for winning Philip Kotler Award, says it's 'so famous it has no jury'
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to Twitter to "congratulate" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for winning the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award and questioned its authenticity.
BJP appoints Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vasundhara Raje, Raman Singh as party vice presidents; 2-day council meeting to begin today
BJP president Amit Shah appointed Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vasundhara Raje and Raman Singh as party presidents on the eve of the BJP's two-day national council meeting, which is expected to set the tone for the Lok Sabha poll campaign.
Bhupesh Baghel govt says alcohol ban in Chhattisgarh 'impractical', rejects recommendations of panel set up by BJP govt
In 2017, the previous Raman Singh government had set up an 11-member committee, comprising MPs, MLAs, social activists and others, to study the prospects of alcohol ban and its sale in the state under government supervision
Chhattisgarh govt to return over 1,700 hectares of land to Bastar tribals; proposal to be presented during first state cabinet meet
Keeping with the poll promise, the newly formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh announced Monday that it will return more than 1,700 hectares of land to tribals and farmers in Bastar, which was acquired by the previous Raman Singh government for the now-shelved Lohandiguda steel plant in the district
Bhupesh Baghel appointed Chhattisgarh chief minister: Congress picks state party chief over 'manifesto man' TS Singh Deo
The rise of Bhupesh Baghel began almost five years ago, after the top leadership of the Chhattisgarh Congress was wiped out in a Maoist attack.
24 MLAs in newly-elected Chhattisgarh Assembly are facing criminal cases; charges include assault, intimidation
As many as 24 of the 90 MLAs in the newly-elected Chhattisgarh Assembly have declared that they are facing criminal cases.
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majority
In Chhattisgarh, the constituencies with a high population of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, have contributed hugely in steering Congress towards a thumping victory in the state.
From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls
As counting for the 2018 Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh drew to a close on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw significant losses in all the states
8 out of 13 BJP ministers lose in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls; ex-CM Raman Singh won by narrow margin
The BJP's rout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections took scalps of several party heavyweights, including eight ministers, while Chief Minister Raman Singh won by a narrow margin.