Raipur Diary: Polling officials get warm welcome

In a boost to air connectivity to Raipur, as many as 11 cities across 10 states will now be connected to the city by virtue of more flights operated by multiple carriers.

published on : 16th April 2019

'Mor Raipur-Vote Raipur' campaign resonates among voters in Chhattisgarh capital

To grasp the attention of the masses and the media, the out of the ordinary approach was planned under the tagline —“Mor Raipur — Vote Raipur”.

published on : 7th April 2019

Raipur Declaration: Tribals seek treaty with government to safeguard their ‘existence, aspirations’

The declaration at Rashtriya Adivasi Adhiveshan expressed apprehension over 'the tribal existence that faces uncertainty as their identity, dignity and aspirations are in peril and remain distressed'

published on : 1st April 2019

In a first-of-its-kind event, 15 transgender couples tied the knot in Raipur

Five transgenders who got married at a function in Raipur said to be the first such event for the community in the country.

published on : 31st March 2019

Cricket tournament, tug of war held in Raipur to enhance voter awareness

There are 11 Lok Sabha seats at stake in Chhattisgarh, polling for which will be held in three phases - on April 11, 18 and 23.

published on : 26th March 2019

Chhattisgarh grants leave to policemen on their birthdays

Around 3,000 personnel, right from constables to additional superintendents of police ranks, posted in the district will benefit from the move that was launched from March 1.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Raipur diary

In a first of its kind initiative, the South East Central Railways (SECR) zone has set up an emergency medical room for round the clock medical assistance of passengers at the Raipur station.

published on : 26th February 2019

Antagarh by-poll 'fixing'scandal': Court rejects anticipatory bail plea of ex-BJP minister Rajesh Munat

After listening to the arguments from both the parties for over an hour, the court of additional district and session judge Vivek Kumar Verma rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Munat.

published on : 18th February 2019

Congress biggies to play musical chairs in Raipur?

Sources said the AICC managers wanted an OBC leader to head the party government and Baghel, Sahu and Mahant all belong to this category.

published on : 16th December 2018

Raipur diary

Raipur resident Shrimant Jha has won the bronze medal in the Para-Armwrestling World cup (for the disabled) held recently at Poland.

published on : 4th December 2018

Raipur Diary

Raipur recorded 10.2% less air pollution on Diwali compared to the previous year following the Supreme Court’s restrictions on firecrackers.

published on : 10th November 2018

Train of ideas for heritage on wheels

The narrow gauge rail was built by the British in 1890 and used to serve the purpose of supplying timber and other goods for the Empire till the 1940s.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Seven-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Raipur school

In yet another case of crime against minors, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at Raipur's Campion School.

published on : 21st April 2018

IndiGo's Hyderabad-Raipur flight suffers technical snag, returns to Hyderabad soon after take-off

An IndiGo statement here said the incident is being investigated by its flight safety team and aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

published on : 15th March 2018

Chhattisgarh Minister's 'sex' CD row: CBI questions journalist Vinod Verma in Raipur jail

CBI quizzed Verma for about an-hour-and-a-half after securing permission from a local court, a senior police official told.

published on : 20th December 2017
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