A witness in the case against a doctor and two policemen, who are in jail for allegedly gangraping a 20-year-old BSc student in Bhilai in June 2014, allegedly attempted suicide Monday night. The police said Sonal Mahar, a nurse at Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital in Supela, attempted suicide by slitting her wrists while she was […]
It was two busy days and one very busy night that led to the 2014 Antagarh Assembly by-election in Chhattisgarh shrinking from a contest with 13 possible candidates, to a one-sided fight with just two. As reported by The Indian Express, purported tapes suggest Congress candidate Manturam Pawar withdrew following a possible financial deal. The […]
“Right from the start we have maintained that the CM’s name is involved in the tapes, and therefore the Chief Secretary should not be probing this case, " Chhattisgarh PCC president Bhupesh Baghel said.
Sources said that over the next few weeks, several public meetings would be held across the state focussing on regional issues, with the announcement of a new party only likely towards the end of 2016.
The allegations come a day after a show of strength by former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi and his son, who flanked by five other MLAs had hit out at state Congress chief, pointing to a “conspiracy” behind the audio tapes.
2015 was the year of migrants. To mark 2016, The Sunday Express tracks 16 people who moved home in 2015, some of them in public glare, some just a footnote in India’s internal migrants story, to begin new lives.
A Class IX student and a yoga instructor at Gayatri Ashram, Macche feels “my home is now my school, and my village is just my village”. He has visited his village only twice in the last eight years “for fear that Naxals would harm me”.