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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Bhupesh Baghel


Chhattisgarh House ratifies Bill to extend SC/ST quota

January 17, 2020 2:06 am

In the Chhattisgarh Assembly’s first session of 2020, the Bill was unanimously passed. However, the Opposition, comprising of the BJP and the Ajit Jogi-led Janta Congress Chhattisgarh, staged a walkout at the beginning of the session.

AICC gen secy backs Baghel govt move: NIA Act has undergone drastic change after amendment, says PL Punia

January 17, 2020 2:01 am

While Punia said the NDA government had introduced drastic changes to the Act, the original Act of 2008 gave the NIA powers to supersede the state police in the investigation and trial of terror-related offences.

Explained: What is National Investigation Agency Act, and why is Chhattisgarh challenging it?

January 17, 2020 1:36 pm

It was introduced by then home minister P Chidambaram in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks and was passed in Parliament with very little opposition.

Chhattisgarh’s Congress govt challenges NIA Act, a UPA-era law

January 16, 2020 11:06 am

The Chhattisgarh petition, filed through Senior Advocate Vivek K Tankha and Advocate Sumeer Sodhi, said the NIA Act, in its present form, not only takes away the state’s power of conducting investigation through police but also confers unfettered discretionary and arbitrary powers on the Centre.

In Chhattisgarh, app to connect trained candidates with jobs

January 15, 2020 2:43 am

The app was developed with the help of National Informatics Centre to help skilled and trained candidates find jobs.

Bhupesh Baghel: BJP using CAA to divide people, divert

December 24, 2019 2:11 am

The rally, organised by the ‘Samvidhan Bachao Samiti’, saw the presence of senior Congress leaders, including ministers Ravindra Choubey and Tamradhwaj Sahu. After the rally, a march was carried out.

Over half of Chhattisgarh people won't be able to prove citizenship if NRC rolled out: CM Baghel

December 21, 2019 4:22 pm

Baghel also stated that he would oppose the NRC exercise the way Mahatma Gandhi had opposed the identification scheme of Britishers in Africa in 1906.

Won’t sign NRC, why should I prove I am Indian: Bhupesh Baghel

December 18, 2019 12:59 pm

Baghel said that while the BJP came to power riding on the “surgical strike”, they are yet to tell the country how the Pulwama attack came to pass and “how RDX reached the spot”.

Chhattisgarh ‘encounter’ report in House, Bhupesh Baghel says guilty won’t be spared

December 03, 2019 6:55 am

Baghel said, “It is unfortunate that there was no FIR or action taken then (in 2012). Seven years later, a report like this has come. Whoever is responsible will be punished.”

Baghel's paddy MSP promise: Chhattisgarh CM says remaining amount to be given in new scheme

November 27, 2019 2:44 am

In the Assembly on Tuesday, Baghel said that “nothing could stop farmers from getting their Rs 2500 per quintal”.