Ejaz Kaiser

Two women Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district

There was however no report of any injury sustained by the forces that safely returned.

28 Feb 2022

C-Mart stores to sell Brand Chhattisgarh under one roof

The Chhattisgarh government has constituted a high-powered committee headed by the chief secretary for setting up and effective monitoring of C-Mart stores in each district headquarters. 

27 Feb 2022

Raipur Municipal Corporation: Materials hired at exorbitant rates for Covid care, reveals RTI

The opposition BJP calling it a "corona scam", has decided to raise the issue with the Centre claiming that the amount incurred has been routed from the Smart City funds.

23 Feb 2022

Dhamtari SP galvanises police team against DJ loudspeakers, school examinees relieved

Noise pollution by DJs or loudspeakers hindering the studies of students preparing for examination will be curbed. There is also a directive by the high court, Dhamtari SP Prashant Thakur said.

22 Feb 2022

‘Samvad’ to help students build a better future

A district collector’s initiative aims to guide the youth in their career choices through eight dialogue sessions, reports Ejaz Kaiser

20 Feb 2022

Amid Hijab row, Chhattisgarh school forgoes ‘crucifix’ in uniform logo ‘under duress’  

Some parents had recently strongly opposed the depiction of a ‘cross’ in the logo of the school alleging that the school got the new uniform prepared only this year.

16 Feb 2022

Raipur Diary

Congress party manifesto released in Lucknow will also test the acceptability of the Chhattisgarh model of governance by the Bhupesh Baghel government in the battle for Uttar Pradesh.

15 Feb 2022

Chhattisgarh: Maoists abduct engineer, wife makes appeal for his release

Ashok Pawar and two other workers are engaged with a private firm constructing the bridge over Indravati river to connect Bijapur in Chhattisgarh with Maharashtra.

14 Feb 2022

Record paddy procurement by Chhattisgarh

The procurement has been the highest ever since Chhattisgarh became a state in 2000.

09 Feb 2022

Planning a trip? Try Bastar this time

Once a Maoist heartland, Bastar is gaining recognition as a destination for tribal tourism with its picturesque beauty, reports Ejaz Kaiser

06 Feb 2022

Police-run Compensation Cell in Chhattisgarh's Korba assist citizens with compensation claims, grievances

A singular initiative by Chhattisgarh Korba police emerged as support, helping several civilians, particularly the poor, who were victims of man-made or natural calamities.

05 Feb 2022

Centre robbing poor and giving all to rich: Rahul Gandhi

'Nation is facing a dangerous situation, confronted with 2-3 major challenges owing to BJP and its ideology,' he said.

04 Feb 2022

Chhattisgarh: Security forces recover LPG-laden pickup truck 'hijacked' by Maoists in Sukma

The rebels took control of the vehicle after thrashing its driver and helper on Monday evening.

01 Feb 2022

Turned away by neighbouring states over Maoist fears, displaced Bastar tribals have nowhere to go

The persisting issue of rehabilitation and resettlement of these internally displaced persons who were earlier cited as inhabitants of over 600 Bastar villages continues to hang fire.

27 Jan 2022

Driven out from home and other states, Bastar tribals have nowhere to go

The Chhattisgarh government has consistently maintained that no tribal family had migrated from Bastar owing to the Naxal menace and hence, there was no question of taking them back.

27 Jan 2022

HC quashes Chhattisgarh government's decision to abolish pension scheme for MISA detainees

The pension scheme for MISA detainees was launched by the Raman Singh government in 2008.

25 Jan 2022

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

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