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Everything you need to know about Raipur Aterna: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), May 18 (ANI): At least one personnel of the Special Task Force (STF) was killed, while another was critically injured during a gun battle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Friday.
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Four security personnel were killed while another was seriously injured in two separate insurgency-related incidents in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, police said Sunday.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's population was at 2,55,45,198 as of March 1, 2011, as per the "Primary Census Abstract" of the 2011 national census released Thursday by the Census Directorate here.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), April 28 (ANI): A group of Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District gunned down two policemen and injured one more on Saturday.
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Two policeman, including a station house officer, were killed in a nearly-hour-long gunfight with Maoists after a police patrol was attacked by the rebels in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district Saturday, an official said.
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ajit Jogi has asked the state's BJP government to provide him Rs.1 crore for obtaining robotic legs, family sources said Monday.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) O.P. Choudhary, a 2005-batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh, will be conferred an award by the prime minister for his initiatives to provide education to children in Maoist insurgency-hit Dantewada district, official sources said.
Raipur/ New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): At least nine Maoists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) At least 10 Maoist guerrillas were killed early Tuesday when security forces stormed their hideout in a thickly forested area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, police said.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday directed the Chhattisgarh government to ensure availability of doctors in state-run jails.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh said Thursday that the Congress has always indulged in divide and rule policy through pitting one community against other for the sake of grabbing minority vote.
Raipur, April 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decided to hold a two-day camp sitting in Raipur April 11-12.
Raipur, April 9 (IANS) Former BJP ideologue and RSS thinker K.N. Govindacharya said here Tuesday that politics has become a tool to make politicians wealthier and increase their social stature.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), April 6 (ANI): Security forces have roped in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur, to provide treatment to villagers in Naxal-hit Bastar region in India's Chhattisgarh state.
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) Keeping a hawk-eye on pulling off the BJP's third consecutive victory in the assembly polls later this year, Chief Minister Raman Singh will roll out his 2,700 km long Vikas Yatra May 6.
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report tabled in the Chhattisgarh assembly Friday castigated the working of the state's energy department, lapses of which not only cost dear to consumers but also deprived the exchequer of crores of rupees in terms of freebies to favoured industries.
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) A total of Rs.220.9 crore permit fee for transportation of minerals is outstanding to the Chhattisgarh government from the 10 companies operating in the state, the assembly was told Thursday.
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Three people, including two constables of the Government Railway Police (GRP), were arrested here Thursday for their alleged involvement in human trafficking, abduction and extortion bid, an official said.
Raipur, March 12 (IANS) The issue of migration of poor tribal people from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region as labourers to neighbouring states in search of jobs rocked state assembly Tuesday.
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to bag the mandate of rural families to form the government for the third consecutive time, Chhattisgarh's BJP government has decided to speed up disbursal of paddy bonus, a touchy issue for this agrarian state.
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) Presenting a Rs.44,169 crore budget for fiscal 2013-14 Saturday ahead of polls later this year, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said he attempted to reach out to all sections of the society.
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's per capita income, at current prices, is estimated at Rs.52,689 in 2012-13, an increase of about 13 percent against Rs.46,743 in 2011-12, Chief Minister Raman Singh informed state assembly Friday while tabling the economic survey for fiscal 2013-14.
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) As many as 188 schools out of the total 2,304 girl schools in Chhattisgarh have no toilets, the state assembly was told Thursday.
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt Monday said that the Raman Singh government had made "all possible efforts" to give shape to the people's desire for development and peace.
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Wednesday praised Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and asked the party's youth leaders to ensure his third consecutive victory in assembly elections to be held later this year.
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh welcomed the execution of parliament attack plotter Afzal Guru Saturday and said "it would serve as a lesson to terrorists".
Raipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Nine of the smaller parties in the state, including Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) Monday formed a third front here and announced that they would work in unison to vote out the saffron regime in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Maoist militants attacked a police station located alongside a key national highway in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar district early Monday but the alert cops repulsed them, police said.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Jan.20 (ANI): After sustaining severe injuries during a gunfight with Maoists, two police personnel have rushed for better medical care to Chhattisgarh capital Raipur.
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing at a forested location in Chhattisgarh Friday evening after Maoist rebels opened fire on it, police said. The crew, one of whom was injured, safely reached a nearby paramilitary camp.
Raipur, Dec 28 (IANS) Air taxi service will soon be available in seven cities of Chhattisgarh, the government said Friday.
Raipur, Dec 25 (IANS) A CRPF trooper shot dead four fellow personnel and injured another at a camp in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-infested Dantewada district, police said Tuesday.
Raipur, Dec 25 (IANS) A CRPF trooper shot dead four of his fellow troopers and injured another at a camp in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-infested Dantewada district, police said Tuesday.
Raipur, Dec 21 (IANS) Walking one step ahead of the central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Chhattisgarh emerged the leader in ensuring availability of food as a right to its citizens as the state assembly on Friday passed its food security bill unopposed.
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after 15 people were hospitalised here after botched up eye surgeries at a camp, Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal Monday met the victims and assured strong action against the erring doctors.
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh cabinet Monday approved the state's proposed Food Security Bill and will soon send it to the governor for his approval, an official said.
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Sunday that 15 people had developed eye infections after they were operated upon at a community health centre recently, and assured their treatment at state expense.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Thursday that it paid a whopping sum of Rs.1.40 crore to Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor for her performance last month at the state's anniversary function.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The number of deaths caused by malaria in Chhattisgarh in 2012 were 84 - double the number of fatalities last year, state Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the assembly Thursday.
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) As many as five companies have been granted prospecting licences (PL) for iron ore in Chhattisgarh during 2011-12 and 2012-13 fiscal years, the state assembly was told Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has proposed to open new athletes training centres in Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Meham (Haryana) and New Raipur (Chhattisgarh).
Raipur, Dec 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly's winter session, starting Tuesday, will be stormy with the opposition Congress deciding to raise issues of corruption and scandals allegedly engineered by the Raman Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
Raipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financial assistance of Rs.2,354.40 crore for 19 key roads in the mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, an official statement said Friday.
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Soulful Sufi and mystic music from Egypt, Bulgaria, Turkey, the Netherlands, Pakistan and India is set to enthrall music lovers at the Kolkata leg of the 12th All India Sufi and Mystic Music Festival at the Tollygunge Club here Dec 8.
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Ramniwas, a 1982 batch Indian Police Service officer, has been appointed he new director general of police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh which is fighting Maoist militancy, an official statement said Monday.
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Iron?ore production in Chhattisgarh's Bailadila hill mines of the NMDC Ltd., India's largest iron ore exporter and producer in public sector, was suspended Thursday as workers stayed away from duty, trade unions and officials said.
Raipur, Nov.22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said that the hanging of Ajmal Kasab should serve as a warning to terrorists.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman P.L. Punia, Tuesday praised the BJP government in Chhattisgarh saying its schemes for the socially marginalised sections of society could be models for others states.
Raipur, Nov 17 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has signed an agreement with the Indian Railways for free?of?cost pilgrimage schemes for the state's senior citizens, officials said Saturday.
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh chapter of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) Monday launched a 'say no to pneumonia' campaign in all the 27 districts of the state to mark World Pneumonia Day, Nov 12.
Raipur, Nov. 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday inaugurated a new integrated terminal of Swami Vivekanand Airport at Raipur and dedicated it to the nation.
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constables were killed early Sunday in a firefight with Maoist guerrillas near an iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constables were killed early Sunday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas near an iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
Raipur, Nov 3 (IANS) More than 260 Memoranda of Understanding were signed at the Chhattisgarh investors' meet that concluded here Saturday, with the likelihood of over six lakh jobs being created, Chief Minister Raman Singh said Saturday.
Raipur, Oct 30 (IANS) Ahead of the first ever Global Investors Meet (GIM) in Chhattisgarh from Nov 2, the state government Tuesday launched an online system for businessmen and industrialists to apply for and obtain environment clearances without repeated trips to government offices.
Raipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Sunday after the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) announced it will observe black day Nov 1, the day the state was formed 12 years ago, police said.
Raipur, Oct 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday rejected a call by smaller parties to form a third front in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Two officials of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) have surrendered in a court for their involvement in attacking RTI activist Ramesh Agrawal in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said Saturday.
Raipur, Oct 17 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) has asked its cadre in Chhattisgarh to compile records of alleged cases of corruption against key leaders of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the opposition Congress, a senior member of the outfit said Wednesday.
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will invest Rs.50 crore in Maoist-hit Dantewada district to improve infrastructure of the region, an official said Monday.
Raipur, Oct 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally dismissed from service a woman employee of the horticulture department for remaining absent from her duty for 16 years, longer than the state has been in existance, an official source said Saturday.
Raipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn wants to establish a solar power unit in Chhattisgarh and he has held discussions in this regard with Chief Minister Raman Singh.
Raipur, Oct 12 (IANS) A man-eater leopard caught in Mahasamund district was brought to Raipur's Nandanvan Zoo to save it from the wrath of villagers, zoo officials said Friday.
Raipur, Oct 11 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Thursday sounded a high alert after swine flu claimed five lives in the state within less than a fortnight, a health department official here said.
Raipur, Oct 10 (IANS) Bastar was finally linked to Chhattisgarh capital Raipur Wednesday when Chief Minister Raman Singh and union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Charandas Mahant jointly flagged off the Jagdalpur-Durg tri-weekly express train at Jagdalpur.
Raipur, Oct 4 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Thursday held a roadshow in Bangalore to attract prospective investors for the 'Global Investors Meet-2012' to be held early next month in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the mineral-rich state.
Raipur, Oct 3 (IANS) Kondagaon district police Wednesday destroyed a Maoist camp in the forest near Sejan village and recovered a truckload of explosives and other destructive materials from the site, police officials said.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rebecca Logein Benn, a sports teacher from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, has won the title of Mrs.India World Wide 2012. A mother of two, she says this is her "first step towards glamour" and that she will now pursue "acting and modelling".
Raipur, Sep 29 (IANS) Maoists opened fire Saturday at a police base camp in an interior area in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Sukma district injuring two policemen, officials said.
Raipur, Sep 28 (IANS) Six Maoist militants were apprehended Friday in a forested pocket of Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.
Raipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Paramilitary troopers and police housed in at least 36 schools and hostels would be shifted out to solve the problems being faced by students in the insurgency-hit Bastar division of Chhattisgarh, an official said Monday.
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was badly disrupted in Chhattisgarh Thursday in response to a protest called against raised diesel prices and FDI in multi-brand retail trade,
Raipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Wednesday sought a high-level probe into an alleged illegal diamond mining scam in a forested area of Gariaband district in the state.
Raipur, Sep 17 (IANS) A local court in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district Monday convicted a retired IAS officer on a decade-old rape charge and sentenced him to seven years' rigorous imprisonment.
Nagpur, Sept 16 (ANI): Senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) paid glowing tributes to former RSS chief K.S.Sudarshan here on Sunday.
Nagpur, Sep 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari, who paid his last respects to K.S. Sudarshan here on Sunday, lauded the former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief's for his commitment to the country's betterment.
Nagpur/Raipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Kuppali Sitaramaiyya Sudarshan, who headed the RSS for much of the period Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the prime minister, died early Saturday in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest, RSS officials said.
Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief K Sudarshan Saturday morning died of a heart attack in Raipur in Chhattisgarh, an official said here. He was 81.......................
Nagpur, Sep 15 (IANS) K.S. Sudarshan, who headed the RSS for much of the period Atal Behari Vajpayee was the prime minister, died early Saturday in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest, RSS officials said.
Nagpur, Sep 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Saturday condoled the demise of former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief KS Sudarshan.
Raipur, Sep 15 (ANI): Former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief KS Sudarshan passed away here today following a cardiac arrest. He was 81.
Nagpur, Sep 15 (IANS) K. Sudarshan, former chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), died of a heart attack in Raipur in Chhattisgarh early Saturday, an official said here. He was 81.
Nagpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Former head of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh K. Sudarshan died of heart attack in Raipur in Chhattisgarh early Saturday, an official said here. He was 81.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district and recovered arms and ammunition, officials said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)" is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the common man a closer experience of the show on their local streets!
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up a high-powered committee to suggest ways to simplify the caste certification procedure, administration sources said Wednesday.
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials.
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the spot and injuring five others, police officials said.
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health Insurance Scheme, government sources said.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) After six months of investigation, one more doctor was arrested in connection with the leak of papers of AIIMS post-graduate medical entrance test organised Jan 8, police said Tuesday.
Raipur, July 10 (IANS) Fear of cross-voting in the presidential poll is haunting both Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress even as both sides Tuesday sought to complete preparations for the visit of their respective candidates to the state.
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out of danger now.
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Saturday formed a panel to probe Friday's killing of 19 Maoist insurgents by security forces saying the presence of women and children among the dead and the "shabby way" the state government handled the issue gave rise to the suspicion they were killed in staged shootouts.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): The overnight encounter in Dantewada in Chattisgarh prevented a planned attack by Maoists who were mobilising forces in the area.
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places in Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.
Raipur, June 29 (ANI): Sixteen Naxals were killed in a fierce encounter with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in the jungles of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) In stepped up violence, Maoists killed a civilian in violence-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh while they hacked to death a police constable in Rajnandgaon district Sunday, police said.
Raipur, June 19 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh state assembly will begin from July 12 and will have just six sittings, assembly officials said Tuesday.