Ejaz Kaiser

No question of taking ex-Chhattisgarh CM Jogi back, says state Congress in-charge

The AICC general secretary and in-charge of Chhattisgarh state P L Punia cited the former chief minister, Ajit Jogi, as a traitor.

5 hours ago

Chhattisgarh HC Judge refuses to hear plea on Amit Jogi’s caste

Court refused to hear the plea challenging the tribal status of Amit Jogi, son of former CM Ajit Jogi. Amit is an MLA from reserved schedule tribe (ST) seat of Marwahi in Bilaspur district.

17 hours ago

‘Chhattisgarh will be the ideal destination for business’

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh talks to Ejaz Kaiser about how the state, once the worst affected by Maoist violence and labelled “bimaru” (sick), is now called a “land of opportunities”.

23 Jul 2017

Miffed Chattisgarh minister threatens to thrash officer over bribe-taking

Chhattisgarh school education minister Kedar Kashyap allegedly threatened to beat a general manager of Kondagaon district industries following allegations that the latter had accepted a 5,000 bribe.

23 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh minister threatens GM of Kondagoan industries over alleged corruption

Chhattisgarh school education minister Kedar Kashyap is in news after allegedly threatening to beat up a general manager of Kondagaon district industries.

22 Jul 2017

Former Chattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi challenges the rejection of his tribal status in HC

Former Chattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi on Wednesday challenged the report of the high power committee that recently rejected his claim of belonging to a tribal community.

19 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh: No blackboard, teachers write on bamboo mat raised as wall

The teachers at the Pandewar school, some 200 km from Raipur, are left with no choice but to use chalk on a bamboo mat fixed as a partition wall of the classroom.

19 Jul 2017

Winning hearts in the Bastar war zone

The Chhattisgarh Police in the conflict zone of Bastar have embarked on a three-pronged strategy to win the war against the three-decade-old Left Wing extremism. 

16 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh Congress makes new appointments, eyes SC, ST and dalit votes

Political observers believe the caste and tribal equation would determine the fortune of the parties.

13 Jul 2017

Naxals burn 19 vehicles near iron-ore mine

An unconfirmed report said while about hundred Maoists surrounded the mining area, some 15 of them set the vehicles on fire.

12 Jul 2017

Honour those who executed cow killers: Chhattisgarh Sanskrit Board Chairman

Swami Parmanand also objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemning the self-styled gau rakshaks recently in Ahmedabad.

10 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh’s ‘rate list’ to buy back social acceptance from villagers

Deputy sarpanch Tikaram Sahu from Abhanpur can’t attend social gatherings in his village. Bhekram Dhruv and his family in Mahasamund are not allowed to use the village pond and access ration.

10 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh’s ‘rate list’ to buy back social acceptance

Deputy sarpanch Tikaram Sahu from Abhanpur can’t attend social gatherings in his village.

09 Jul 2017

Chhattisgarh: 7 Maoists killed in 'Operation Prahar’ identified, claims Sukma top cop

The deceased Maoists were identified as Udka Lakhu, Sodhi Budhra, Podium Suresh, Muchaki Jogi, Madvi Hidma, Vetti Joga and Sodhi Lakhe.

05 Jul 2017

Bilaspur collector cancels former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi’s tribal certificate

The bureaucrat-turned-politician who claimed to belong to the Kanwar tribe was earlier rejected by the high-powered committee constituted by the state government on the directive of the High court.

03 Jul 2017