Ejaz Kaiser

Raipur diary

The NITI Aayog wants a separate plan for the development for Bastar, which has earned the epithet of a “rich land with poor people”.

10 hours ago

Young IAS officer fights Maoists with weekly lunch date in Dantewada

The District Collector of Dantewada, Saurabh Kumar, is a man on a mission.

19 Nov 2017

Meet a Dantewada district collector who is into career counseling

The 2009-batch IAS officer has taken it on himself to quietly help students of Classes XI and XII make the right career choice so that they don’t go down the path of violence.

18 Nov 2017

Rescued elephant 'Padmavati' dies during treatment

Padmavati, rescued from a 20-feet deep dry pit two days ago in a marathon exercise at Surajpur in Sarguja forest range, north Chhattisgarh, died during the course of treatment at the rescue centre.

18 Nov 2017

Elephant ‘Padmavati’ rescued from a 20-feet well in Chhattisgarh

The female elephant, which had fallen into a 20-feet dry pit and fractured her hind legs, was rescued in a nearly 42-hour operation at Surajpur in the Sarguja forest range about 330 km north of Raipur

15 Nov 2017

First Global Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit Nation’s maiden tribal summit focuses on boosting entrepreneurial spirit among adivasi community

Various sessions deliberated on how the invaluable knowledge of tribals can help with innovative ideas to improve livelihood and mainstream development.

15 Nov 2017

Chhattisgarh: Special Task Force kills three Maoists in Bijapur

Three Maoists were gunned down by the security forces in an exchange of fire near the Mankeli forested terrain of strife-torn Bijapur district, about 400 km south of Raipur on Sunday.

13 Nov 2017

Three’s no company in this school

A government primary school in Podi Patkona gram panchayat of Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh has just three students, but to run it costs the government `14 lakh per annum at `4.80 lakh per student.

12 Nov 2017

Raipur diary: MLA Renu Jogi, Sunny Leone and more stories

Here are quirky, must-read stories from Chattisgarh's largest city, Raipur.

11 Nov 2017

Woman among six Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfights

The woman militant was killed in a gunfight in Oraksha area in the morning, and the five other Maoists after the exchange of fire in the Akabeda area.

08 Nov 2017

Sacrifices by jawans pave way for peace and the celebration like Rajyotsav: President Kovind

President Ramnath Kovind said that the observance of the day might not have been possible without the supreme sacrifice made by the jawans of the paramilitary forces and the state police. 

05 Nov 2017

Raipur Diary: President's linen gift, Sua dance and more

Ramnath Kovind will receive a unique gift, a jacket made from alsi based linen during his maiden visit to Chhattisgarh as President.

31 Oct 2017

Safety drive puts Bastar SP on global map again

Realising that the side on which people are wins the war, the Bastar police launched Amcho Bastar Amcho Police” (Our Bastar – Our Police).

29 Oct 2017

Chattisgarh CM Raman Singh cabinet decides to ask for a CBI probe into sex CD episode after journalist Vinod Verma's arrest

A day after senior journalist Vinod Verma for allegedly trying to blackmail a minister with a sex CD, the Chhattisgarh cabinet on Saturday decided to ask for a probe by the CBI.

29 Oct 2017

Journalist Vinod Verma arrest: How come he himself revealed info where the sex tapes were being copied?

It took the Chhattisgarh police barely 12 hours after the filing of an FIR by an unknown person to turn up at the doorstep of senior journalist Vinod Verma in Ghaziabad at 3.30 am on Friday.

28 Oct 2017