Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicBhupesh Baghel

Topic: Bhupesh Baghel

Police probe video of Chhattisgarh villagers’ ‘oath’ to boycott Muslims, say ‘they accept mistake’

Surguja IG and SP say viral video related to clash between Hindu, Muslim boys in Kundikala village earlier this month, investigation is in its ‘concluding stage’.

Days after probe report on 2013 Jheeram Ghati Naxal attack, Baghel govt reconstitutes panel

Baghel-led Chhattisgarh govt appoints two former HC judges as chairman and member of the commission, adds new terms of reference.

Baghel will continue to be Chhattisgarh chief minister, says state home minister

Tamradhwaj Sahu who was one of the contenders for the CM's post in 2018, made the statement amid speculation about a possible change of guard in the Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh.

Punjab, Chhattisgarh announce Rs 50 lakh aid for kin of victims killed in Lakhimpur violence

The chief ministers of the two Congress-ruled states have also been trying to reach UP's Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the families of the victims for the past three days.

Don’t care about manhandling, Rahul Gandhi says as he heads to Lakhimpur Kheri with 2 CMs

Gandhi defends Congress leaders’ attempt to reach Lakhimpur Kheri, calling it a method to build pressure on the government.

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel stages dharna after being stopped from exiting Lucknow airport

Speaking to the media, Baghel noted that he was going to the Congress office and not Lakhimpur Kheri, where 8 people died Sunday after violence erupted at a farmers’ protest.

Congress names Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel as senior observer for UP assembly polls

Chattisgarh CM Baghel had played a crucial role in the run up to the Assam assembly polls earlier this year, with his team carrying out extensive booth training of party workers.

Chhattisgarh can never become Punjab, says CM Baghel amid speculation of leadership change

The speculation comes after around two dozen party MLAs, considered close to Bhupesh Baghel, flew to Delhi in the last three days. The purpose of the trip has yet to be made clear.

More Chhattisgarh MLAs to reach Delhi amid leadership change speculation in Chhattisgarh

Sources in the Baghel camp insist that the MLAs are reaching Delhi of their own accord, and the development should not be seen as a show of strength.

After Punjab change of guard, Chhattisgarh ‘CM aspirant’ T.S. Singh Deo rushes to Delhi

T.S. Singh Deo says he is in Delhi for ‘personal visit’. He has held several meetings with Congress leaders in past months, pressing for a change of guard in Chhattisgarh.

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Modi govt will have to wait on All India Judicial Services. Top judiciary main opposition

AIJS aims to draw better talent to the district and subordinate judiciary but the higher judiciary does not want to give assertion over the lower courts.
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Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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