Ejaz Kaiser

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh plays outsider card, asks Naxals to join ‘growth story’

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh is playing the ‘outsider’ card to persuade Maoist cadres from the state to quit Left-Wing Extremism (LWE).

23 Sep 2018

Raipur diary

The Election Commission of Indian has fixed D28 lakh as the expenditure limit for the candidate contesting the assembly elections.

23 Sep 2018

Ajit Jogi's party fighting for political space gets support from BSP which is losing sheen in Chhattisgarh

The BSP's performance has not improved in the last three assembly polls - it fell from 6.12 per cent (2008) to 4.27 per cent (2013). Jogi gets 55 seats, while the BSP will contest in 35 segments.

21 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh: In a first, 2 police stations in LWE area get ISO certification

Bhopalpatnam and Madded - the earlier fortified police thana, in restive Bijapur about 350 km south of Raipur have been found to be in accordance with the requirements of ISO certification.

18 Sep 2018

Local employment, stable salary big boost for Dantewada women’s confidence

Despite poor literacy, women in Dantewada have traditionally contributed more to the family income than men.

16 Sep 2018

Ex-IAS OP Choudhary who joined BJP doesn't turn up for debate with AAP on graft allegation

The AAP’s Chhattisgarh unit has lodged a complaint with the Lokayukta against Choudhary for his ‘dishonest dealing and irregularity’ in land deals.

16 Sep 2018

Raipur Diary

A unique payment card will be launched on September 17.

11 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh Divyang BJP leader assaulted for questioning absence of his party MLA during training meet

An awkward situation prevailed for BJP when supporters of the MLA 'thrashed' party leader Ghanshyam Chandra in the presence of around a thousand party workers and others during the meeting.

09 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh: Maoists strike terror, thrash 12 villagers in Dantewada and abduct six

Dantewada is among the worst Maoist-affected districts in the conflict zone of Bastar, south Chhattisgarh.

09 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Atal Bihari Vajpayee mission to fight anti-incumbency

With the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls barely a few months away, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aspiring for the fourth-consecutive term is milking the name of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

09 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh polls: BSP sends names of 270 aspirants to Mayawati, likely to declare first list by September 20

The BSP after scrutiny of the applications called from their party cadres who are willing to contest the elections has prepared a list of 270 candidates.

07 Sep 2018

Amit Shah seeks votes for BJP to build Chhattisgarh of Atal Bihari Vajpayee's dream

Shah was at Dongargarh in Rajnandgaon district, about 100 km west of Raipur, to launch the Raman Singh government's 'Atal Vikas Yatra' on Wednesday.

05 Sep 2018

Hidayatullah National Law University students to go on hunger strike from September 5

The HNLU students have been seeking the removal of Vice-Chancellor Sukh Pal Singh and protesting against alleged sexual harassment by faculty members.

03 Sep 2018

Four Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district

The encounter occurred in Abujhmad area of the district, about 400 km south of Raipur and some 60 km away from the Narayanpur district headquarters.

02 Sep 2018

Chhattisgarh: Two ex-bureaucrats join Congress in a span of two days

The Congress leaders are silent on whether the two former IAS officers would be pushed into the electoral battlefield straightaway or their intellectual ability would be used in organisation roles.

02 Sep 2018