Friday, 28 January, 2022

Topic: Chhattisgarh

EVM violates rights, ballot papers must be used for polls: CM Baghel’s father to President

Raising doubts on EVM's credibility, Chhattisgarh CM's father Nand Kumar Baghel, in his letter to Ram Nath Kovind also pleaded for 'euthanasia' if his demand cannot be fulfilled.

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’.

How BJP plans to corner rivals, make mark in opposition-ruled Maharashtra, Delhi & Chhattisgarh

BJP has given different messages to its units in Delhi, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. These include ending in-fighting, and being more visible on the ground.

Raigarh instilled FOMO in people. That’s how it became a fully vaccinated district

The Raigarh experience holds important lessons for India’s leaders in ensuring universal vaccination in a time-bound manner.

State teams, foreign troupes, happy crowd — snippets from Chhattisgarh’s tribal dance festival

The 3-day National Tribal Dance Festival, held between 28 and 30 October in Raipur, included performances by dancers from 27 Indian states & 6 union territories, as well as as some foreign teams.

Chhattisgarh SUV attack at Durga event a communal ploy? BJP claim panned after suspects named

BJP leaders alleged a communal angle after SUV ploughed into a Hindu procession in Chhattisgarh. But two suspects arrested have Hindu names.

1 killed, 16 injured as SUV runs into religious procession in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur

According to an official, two occupants of the vehicle, natives of Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli, have been arrested from the outskirts of the town while the vehicle was found burning.

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.

A state survey is no solution to lack of political will for national caste census

Although a state-level survey might sound like a feasible idea to end the logjam on caste census, it’s not as simple as it sounds.

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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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.

Google to pour Rs 7,500 crore in Bharti Airtel to boost India push, will buy 1.28% stake

Alphabet, which owns the Google search engine, will pay Rs 5,250 crore for a stake in Airtel. Another Rs 2,000 crore will go toward multi-year plans that will include devices.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.