Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: Raipur

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel’s father gets bail in anti-Brahmin remarks case

A Raipur court Friday granted bail to Nand Kumar Baghel who was arrested earlier this week for allegedly asking people to 'boycott' and evict Brahmins.

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.

Raipur has run out of hearse vans as Covid toll rises, hospitals sending out bodies in trucks

With Covid cases and deaths touching new highs in Chhattisgarh every day, Raipur has become the epicentre of the virus. On Tuesday, the state was the third worst hit in India.

Why a Bangladesh plane that made emergency landing in 2015 is still stuck in Raipur

After years of back and forth with Bangladesh's United Airways, AAI in January began legal process to evict aircraft, which has notched up Rs 1.25 crore in parking dues.

Hospital chiefs take lead on Covid vaccine drive launch, no major plaints from first recipients

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s massive Covid-19 vaccination programme Saturday. First recipients urge others to take the vaccine jab.

Journalists in Raipur are now wearing helmets for ‘safety’ from BJP leaders

After four BJP leaders allegedly thrashed a local journalist Saturday, journalists in Raipur want a law to protect them.

After MP, Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi turns attention to picking Chhattisgarh CM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi held a third round of talks Saturday to select CM for Chhattisgarh where the party won power in the state after 15 years.

This former IAS officer has had the worst possible start to his political career

BJP chief Amit Shah and outgoing Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh campaigned for political debut of O.P Choudhary, the Raipur district collector who quit in August. 

After week-long student protests, Raipur law university V-C resigns

VC Sukh Pal Singh had been accused of inaction in cases of sexual harassment, financial irregularities and maladministration.

14 Naxals killed in Sukma encounter, firearms seized

The gun battle took place Monday morning in a forest area around 500 km from Raipur, police said.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.