Ejaz Kaiser

Raipur Diary

CM Bhupesh Baghel, who also holds the finance portfolio, concluded the customary pre-budget consultations with his cabinet colleagues and senior officials at his residential office in Raipur.

15 Jan 2022

Police in Chhattisgarh's Koriya district start 'nijaat' campaign against drugs

The Koriya police had its task well cut out: wipe out illicit drugs and bootlegging while preventing its smuggling or trading.

09 Jan 2022

Chhattisgarh police find involvement of outsiders in Ambikapur communal call

Chhattisgarh police claimed to have accessed vital clue about the involvement of outsiders in inciting people, giving a communal twist to a scuffle between two villages. 

09 Jan 2022

Probe over video of villagers pledging to boycott Muslims in Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur

Given the sensitivity of the episode, the police were alerted and an FIR was lodged at Lundra police station.

08 Jan 2022

Chhattisgarh IPS officer aims to remove fear of cops in students with innovative school programme

Twice a week, Korba police visit schools to impart a better understanding of traffic rules, basic laws, health, cyber offence, crimes, ill-effects of drug addiction among other things.

03 Jan 2022

Chhattisgarh health minster TS Singhdeo tests positive for Covid-19

Singhdeo requested all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested for Covid-19 and appealed the people to follow Covid appropriate behaviour

02 Jan 2022

Raipur diary: All that is happening in the 'Rice bowl of India'

While claiming that Chhattisgarh received lesser share of central taxes, Baghel suggested the Centre should compensate the loss of revenue of about Rs 5,000 crore in the coming years. 

01 Jan 2022

Inter-state manhunt for seer Sant Kalicharan over Gandhi hate speech

Kalicharan, after an FIR was lodged against him in Raipur, reiterated his assertions against Gandhi in a video clip  issued from an unidentified place and said he wouldn’t regret the remarks.

30 Dec 2021

Baghel promises action against Hindu seer for Gandhi insult

The Maharashtra-based preacher made these remarks from the stage on the concluding day of the two-day Dharam Sansad held in the state capital.

28 Dec 2021

Chhattisgarh Housing Board defaults on electricity dues, turns colonies “unsafe, insecure”

With most of the CGHB colonies located in the outskirts, residents are apprehensive about the occurrence of crimes or unfortunate incidents in the areas that plunge into darkness after sunset.

27 Dec 2021

Planting love for environment at daughter’s wedding

A gardener in Chhattisgarh set an example in expressing love and concern for the environment by gifting a potted plant to each guest who attended his only daughter’s wedding. 

26 Dec 2021

‘Gauthan’ products stimulate Chhattisgarh’s rural economy

Various products are being prepared at Gauthans (cattle shed premises) and the state government will now develop them as rural industrial parks in different districts.

22 Dec 2021

Corporate, PSUs leaders advocate for simplifying green clearance procedures to expedite execution of projects

The CIL in its report, released in September, had revealed that 39 of its projects are getting delayed owing to various reasons including forest-environment clearance.

20 Dec 2021

Nijaat Campaign: A mission on its way to achieve drug-free society in Chhattisgarh’s Koriya

The mobilisation campaign began in July this year by the Koriya police in collaboration with the people including the people’s representatives and the women at the grassroots level.

19 Dec 2021

Raipur Diary: 'Chhattisgarh model', Maoist raids and more

Stories from Chhattisgarh by Ejaz Kaiser.

19 Dec 2021