Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Chattisgarh

‘Seekh’ mitras to Amcho Radio — How children of Bastar are learning with schools shut

The district magistrate of Bastar in Chattisgarh writes how UNICEF, volunteers, and loud speakers came together to educate the children in the tribal district during Covid crisis.

PL Punia says Sachin Pilot is in BJP, later issues clarification he meant Scindia

Chhattisgarh Congress in-charge P.L. Punia says he wrongly referred to Jyotiraditya Scindia as Sachin Pilot while answering a question to news agency ANI.

BJP calls Chhattisgarh ‘corrupt anarchy’ after state transfers 69 bureaucrats

In another order issued Thursday, as many as 14 officers of state civil services, all of whom were working as deputy collectors in various districts, were also transferred.

Chattisgarh on alert after Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh face locust attacks

According to an official, arrangements for pesticides and sprayers have been made to tackle the locusts, which may enter bordering districts by 29 May.

Chhattisgarh launches Nyay, will transfer Rs 10,000 per acre to bank accounts of farmers

Under its Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, the state government Thursday transferred Rs 1,500 crore to the bank accounts of 19 lakh farmers.  

Chhattisgarh to spend Rs 225 crore to buy forest produce from tribals, bypass middle-men

State government hopes the decision will end middle-men monopoly on the procurement process, and provide a sustainable income for the tribals amid Covid-19 crisis. 

4 Naxals and a police official killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh

According to an official, the incident took place Friday night at Pardhauni village, when a team of security forces was out on a counter-insurgency operation.

Chhattisgarh launches portal for home delivery of liquor to avoid crowding during lockdown

The portal has been named after the state-run CSMCL (Chhattisgarh State Marketing Corporation Limited), which controls the sale of liquor in the state.

Chhattisgarh seeks 30,000 cr from Centre to deal with economic fall out caused by lockdown

CM Bhupesh Baghel also requested PM Modi to immediately release Rs 10,000 crore, of the total amount, to assist industry, business, service and agriculture sectors.

‘Shocked and sad’: IAS Awanish Sharan after seeing his photo with suicide news on Hindi portal

Chhattisgarh's Kabirdham District Collector Awanish Sharan tweeted that the suicide news is not related to him and he was shocked to see it.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.