With 82 per cent, Chhattisgarh now has highest reservation quota in India

The decision comes months ahead of the elections to the Panchayati raj institutions and the urban bodies due later this year

05 Sep 2019

Prohibition is poll plank in Chhattisgarh

JD(U) national general secretary K C Tyagi exhorted his party workers to spread awareness about the Bihar model of development and liquor prohibition among the masses in Chhattisgarh.

01 Oct 2018

After Bastar encounter, troopers carry bodies of eight Naxals through rough terrain for 15 hours

It took over 15 hours for the security forces making their way across the difficult forested terrain and the rivulets to bring out the bodies safely to the district headquarter of Dantewada.

20 Jul 2018

Commission probing cow deaths in Chhattisgarh gets another extension

A judicial commission probing the deaths of around 200 cows in the three government-aided gau-shalas in Chhattisgarh gets an extension of three months.

02 Jul 2018

Chhattisgarh: Angry mob suspects research scholar to be child-lifter; police come to timely rescue

The scared scholar Ramnath Bhatt feared for his life ran and took refuge in a nearby school but the unruly mob even gheraoed the school, not willing to spare him.

28 Jun 2018

Chhattisgarh cadre IAS officer to be next chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir

BVR Subrahmanyam also worked in the World Bank in Washington DC on deputation for almost three years. He again served in the PMO till March 2015 before returning to Chhattisgarh.

20 Jun 2018

Fear among judiciary and press is akin to what existed during dictatorship regime of Pakistan: Rahul Gandhi in Chattisgarh rally

While trying to underline the 'magnitude of fear gripped' in the country, Rahul claimed that even BJP MPs told him that they couldn't muster the courage to speak a word before PM Modi.

17 May 2018

Chhattisgarh: Bastar Red zone sees a spurt in civilian casualties

Official data accessed by the Express revealed Naxal violence claimed the lives of 81 civilians till April 30 this year.

08 May 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.

22 Apr 2018

Maoists turn supari killers in Chhattisgarh's conflict-ridden Bastar district

The outlawed CPI (Maoist) makes a tidy sum by hiring out its cadre as contract killers who target individuals in exchange of money in the conflict zone of Bastar, south Chhattisgarh.

09 Apr 2018

BJP leader killed by suspected Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar

The suspected Maoists hacked to death a senior youth leader of the ruling BJP in the strife-torn Bijapur district, south Bastar, some 350 km south of Raipur.

28 Mar 2018

Sukma attack: Anti-landmine vehicles failing in Red hinterland Chhattisgarh

A security expert asserts the MPVs are good only for small arm fire and against conventional mines.

14 Mar 2018

Chhattisgarh: Nine CRPF jawans killed as Maoists blow up anti-landmine vehicle in Sukma district

As many as nine CRPF personnel were killed and three others critically injured when Maoists blew up a mine protected vehicle at Kistaram in the strife-torn Sukma district.

13 Mar 2018

Chhattisgarh cops take up a new role, play guides to make tourists feel safe in Bastar

The Chhattisgarh Police, who have been engaged in a battle against Naxals for over three decades, have taken it upon themselves to promote tourism in the region.

18 Feb 2018

Being born in Bharat is biggest award for leprosy crusader Padma Shri Damodar Ganesh Bapat

A white half-sleeved vest covering his body and a dhoti wrapped around his legs, a frail 83-year-old figure walks with slow, a little wobbly, steps, enquiring about the well being of everyone.

04 Feb 2018