Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Chhattisgarh

ED arrests Chhattisgarh CM’s deputy secretary in money laundering case

Saumya Chaurasia, considered a powerful bureaucrat of the state, was taken into custody under the criminal sections of the PMLA post her questioning by the federal agency.

Face of Gharwapsi in Chhattisgarh, Dilip Singh Judeo’s legacy being renewed by RSS-BJP

Prabal Singh Judev says his father did not get his due as he deserved to be chief minister. BJP is now feeling his relevance as it prepares for next year’s electoral battle.

Govt & households spend more for hospitalisation in private than public facilities, says study

The research by IIT-Jodhpur also found that the total per day spending in hospitalisation was around Rs 2,800 at public hospitals and Rs 6,800 in private facilities.

BJP slams Chhattisgarh Congress mayor for ‘disrespecting Hindus’ in Buddhist conversion event

Congress Mayor Hema Deshmukh, however, said she is a Hindu and did not take any pledge during the event or did anything to hurt religious sentiments.

How a homegrown YouTube channel is making Bollywood dreams come true in a Chhattisgarh village

Gyanendra Shukla and Jai Verma set up the 'Being Chhattisgarhiya' in 2018 and one-third of the villagers participate in some form of content creation for the YouTube channel.

ED arrests IAS officer Sameer Vishnoi, 2 others in money laundering case in Chhattisgarh

This comes after the ED launched multiple raids linked to alleged illegal levy extorted from transporters in the state by purported nexus of govt officials, businessmen & private entities.

What is Chhattisgarh’s ‘PDS scam’ & why ED wants SC to allow a CBI investigation into it

Alleged PDS scam was unearthed in 2015 by Chhattisgarh's Anti-Corruption Bureau. SC will hear ED's plea to transfer the probe to CBI on 26 September.

Viral video shared by Chhattisgarh Congress of BJP MP Tejasvi Surya’s Raipur rally is edited

The Chhattisgarh Congress shared a 13-second clip showing people raising slogans of 'Bhupesh Baghel zindabad' during Surya's rally.

OBC votebank, counter to Baghel — Why BJP replaced its tribal Chhattisgarh unit chief

By appointing Arun Sao as Chhattisgarh chief, party seeks to not only counter CM Baghel's clout as prominent OBC face, but also infuse energy among cadres ahead of next year's polls.

Chhattisgarh tribals freed of 2017 Sukma attack charges return home. But home has changed

Each acquitted tribal ThePrint met in Burkapal village, the site of 2017 Sukma Maoist attack, has a story to tell. So do the police, which still doesn't consider villagers to be innocent.

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.