Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: Chattisgarh

Rahul Gandhi fake video: SC directs authorities not to take coercive step against news anchor Rohit Ranjan

The top court granted relief to the Zee TV anchor after multiple FIRs were lodged against him for running an alleged doctored video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Naxal allegedly involved in killing of at least 7 security personnel arrested in Chhattisgarh

Identified as Pandru Padami, the 20-year-old Naxal is a close associate of Naxals' Amdai Ghati area committee secretary Suresh Salam, Chhattisgarh police says.

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.

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 govt orders probe after surgeon operates on 101 women in 7 hours at sterilisation camp

The sterilisation camp was held on 27 August at Narmadapur community health centre in Mainpat development block of the district, located over 300 km away from the capital Raipur.

Those talking of rotating CM’s post trying to bring instability in Chhattisgarh, says Baghel

During his visit to Delhi, the Chhattisgarh CM met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other senior party leaders over his power tussle with state health minister T S Singh Deo.

Chhattisgarh police file sedition case against suspended ADG in disproportionate assets case

The documents recovered during the raids revealed that officer GP Singh was allegedly involved in 'promoting enmity and hatching a conspiracy against the govt', said police.

Top Maoist trio severely ill with Covid, say Chhattisgarh Police, fear 50 insurgents infected

Bastar police officers say Naxalite leaders are seeking online medical help and have 'managed to procure PPE kits and vaccines'.

In Chhattisgarh’s Raipur, hospitals are running out of beds as Covid cases surge

As Chhattisgarh sees surge in Covid cases, state's capital Raipur has been the highest contributor with over 24,000 active cases and 1,492 deaths so far.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.