Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015



Where power flows through water pipelines
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

The water crisis became acute from 2005 when electricity supply led to a sudden rise in population.

Healthcare in Sangam Vihar is tale of a long, 50-yard gap
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Sangam Vihar still doesn’t have even one government health centre with beds or inpatient facilities.

All parties love this illegal colony: Its people don’t count, their votes do
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

The Indian Express reporter Ashutosh Bhardwaj moves into Asia’s largest unauthorised colony to track the battle for the capital.

Third option: Transgender is Raigarh mayor
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

The family now rushes to reclaim the “son”, who lives with transgenders.

Fall of the fortress
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

The chief minister’s personal machinery worked hard during the campaign but the BJP lost, with Congress grabbing four of the six seats.

Shock defeat for BJP in Chhattisgarh civic elections
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

In 2009, the BJP had won six of the nine municipal corporations, 18 of 32 municipalities and 71 of the 127 nagar panchayats.

The Hunted: Maoists who surrender want a family life, but nothing really changes for them
Mon, Jan 05, 2015

Maoists who surrender want a family life, away from the shadow of death.

Saffron in Red corridor, BJP needs an anti-Maoist strategy
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

The BJP had blamed the previous UPA government of being “soft” towards the Naxals.

Cong sidelined, Raipur literature festival concludes without controversy
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

The Congress had earlier tried to make it a political issue and even called writers and urged them to boycott the event.

Girl from Dandakaranya may soon be doctor from China
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

Tejaswi’s father is highest-ranked Maoist to have ever surrendered, she is perhaps the only Naxal child to study abroad.

Maoist strike: CRPF blames BSF pilots for ‘misconduct,’ says fire them
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

This is the first time that a top officer of a paramilitary force in Chhattisgarh has blamed officers.

Congress urges writers to boycott Raipur literature festival
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

The Congress argued that the festival should be boycotted as the state “is still in mourning”.

70% Chhattisgarh Naxal surrenders are neither ‘Naxal’ nor ‘surrenders’
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

None of the 136 Maoists to have surrendered in Chhattisgarh from January 2009 to May 2014 has received any benefits either.

Chhattisgarh govt orders probe into recovery of ignored uniforms and shoes of slain CRPF men
Fri, Dec 05, 2014

The Indian Express had reported that uniforms and boots of the dead CRPF personnel were found in a garbage dump of the hospital.

At Raipur morgue, how they play politics with remains of CRPF dead
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Doctors said no post-mortem examination was conducted in the hospital after the autopsies of the CRPF personnel.

CRPF men got separated from team, became easy targets
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

A few villagers also claimed that the Maoists had been tracking the forces over the last two days.

Chhattisgarh Maoists attack: PM Modi condemns ‘brutal’ and ‘inhuman’ attack on CRPF jawans
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Deputy commandant, assistant commandant among those killed; Rajnath says ‘personally hurt’.

Tobacco banned in Chhattisgarh, not for factories linked to Health Minister Agrawal
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Agrawal’s family runs a flourishing business in gudakhu, a product believed to be the biggest cause of oral cancer in the state.

In Bastar village, conversions widen Hindu-Christian divide
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Villagers said the violence was allegedly initiated by VHP members armed with swords and spears.

No ‘Father’, Bastar Catholic schools will have Maa Saraswati
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

The Catholics run 22 schools in the tribal district of Bastar, spread over an area bigger than Kerala.

Many women of protected tribe sterilised, they got no cash, ‘only 5 eggs, half kg dal’
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Two other women, Lamiya Bai and Budhwaria Bai, could not remember when they had undergone the operation.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: 10 babies, each motherless
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Almost all the women who died in Chhattisgarh’s sterilisation tragedy left behind a child less than a year old, the youngest born just a month ago.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Pharma firm was blacklisted 2 yrs ago, govt still bought drugs from it
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

CM Singh did not respond to requests for comment but Agarwal said that the drugs were purchased by a local official.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Directors of drug company arrested; doctor blames govt
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The police have said that the company did not manufacture the drugs here, bought from elsewhere and merely packaged it in the factory.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: 14 deaths later, the buck passing begins, probe on
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Under the guidelines, a doctor cannot conduct more than 10 such surgeries in a day.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Chief medical doctor arrested
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Dr. S.K. Mandal says the surgeon was arrested late Wednesday after he had gone into hiding.

Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Hospital trust had no clue about camp
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The laparoscopic tubectomies took place without the knowledge of the trust that ran the facility.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Despite deaths, 26 more tubectomies were done in one hour in another camp
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Officials suspect non-sterilised equipment, spurious drugs; law flouted as women of protected tribe also operated upon.

After Bilaspur deaths, more women complain of complication post sterilisation
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

As was the case with the earlier surgeries, several of the women who were operated in Pendra have been admitted in Bilaspur hospitals today.

Among victims: new mother, diabetes patient, asthmatic
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

The health worker gets Rs 150 for each woman, while the surgeon gets Rs 75 and the anaesthetist Rs 25 per operation.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Besides medical negligence, guidelines for operations also violated
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

These women had undergone operation at a family planning camp organized by the state government in Bilaspur on Saturday.

4 women dead, 20 critical after sterilisation camp in Minister’s district
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Chhattisgarh doctor, assistant conducted 83 tubectomies in five hours.

Why is the face of fake ration card scam now the ruling party treasurer?
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

If that’s the message the new party president Amit Shah wants to communicate, that should worry many.

Fake ration card scam accused is now Chhattisgarh BJP treasurer
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

The Indian Express had reported that over 14 lakh ration cards were issued to ineligible or non-existent beneficiaries

Spirited, but misplaced opposition of Chhattisgarh Congress
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Congress is fast losing ground across the country still maintains the space and the spirit of opposition in Chhattisgarh.

Why Raman Singh chose to underplay the number of missing children in state
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Appropriately, the apex court pulled up the state and asked to submit a fresh affidavit.