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Wednesday, May 19, 2021



Chhattisgarh: Three killed in gunbattle with Maoists, say police

May 18, 2021 5:57 am

Villagers had been protesting near a newly established camp under the “influence of Maoists”, and this camp was attacked by the Left-wing extremists on Monday, an officer said, adding that they returned fire.

As Chattisgarh's vaccination website throws up bugs, officials forced to take offline route

May 17, 2021 3:14 am

Meanwhile, Health Department Deputy Secretary Surendra Singh Baghe Sunday sent a strongly-worded letter to the CEO of CHiPS (Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society), complaining of “non-cooperation” from the firm.

COVID-19: Chhattisgarh stops major construction projects, cancels tenders for new assembly building

May 13, 2021 6:32 pm

Construction work of the new governor's house, assembly house, chief minister's house, residences of ministers and senior officers, new circuit house in the 'Nava Raipur' area (New Raipur) has now been stopped with immediate effect, a statement issued by the state government said.

Chhattisgarh to resume Covid jabs for 18-44 age group

May 08, 2021 6:23 am

The state will resume vaccination for all three categories from Saturday, sources said.

Chhattisgarh pauses vaccination after High Court says reconsider policy

May 06, 2021 7:26 am

The health department has issued a circular to district collectors informing them about the same, as vaccinating under the current policy could be construed as "contempt of court".

Explained: What is Chhattisgarh's vaccination policy, and why is it being opposed in court?

May 06, 2021 7:59 am

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, while speaking to the press, said that 43% population of the state, which is 1.20 crore, will be vaccinated. However, the state has around 14 lakh Antyodaya card holders and around 42 lakh beneficiaries.

Phase-3 of vaccination underway: Jabs for a handful

May 02, 2021 4:24 am

In Gujarat vaccination for the 18-44 age group started in Gujarat across 10 districts that have seen the maximum surge.

Vaccines on way, Chhattisgarh set to roll out vaccination for 18-44 age group

May 01, 2021 2:37 am

The government will start vaccinating the Antyodaya Anna Yojana card holders first, moving up the socio-economic chain, Health Minister T S Singh Deo said.

District-level plants push Chhattisgarh oxygen-surplus story

April 30, 2021 4:50 pm

According to Chief Minister Baghel, Chhattisgarh has no oxygen shortage. “We’ve been managing our resources well,” he said.

Beds, oxygen, medicines: How Chhattisgarh dropped Covid ball

April 24, 2021 7:26 am

Documents accessed by The Indian Express also show that the actual number of ventilators in the state is 497, about half the number, 937, mentioned by the state on a government portal.


The life of a Maoist: Violence and deceit are a part of the guerrilla life

May 03, 2015 2:19 pm

In the Maoist camp, while marriage within the fold is allowed, a man or a woman can propose to his or her partner only two years after joining the party.

The Big Picture: Passage through India

January 04, 2015 4:27 pm

A journey is usually defined by the destination, but this one, along Latitude 20°15’, cutting through four states across India’s waist.

Going to school in the monsoon

August 10, 2014 12:15 pm

Students of certain villages across the country are still struggling to reach their schools. Here is a look how.


Why the election in Chhattisgarh was not neck-and-neck | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

For at least the last two elections, in Chhattisgarh it was a tight race between Congress and BJP. What changed this time around? Dipankar Ghose decodes the result.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.

What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Congress workers in celebration mode as the party wins Chhattisgarh | Decision 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

As the Congress party prepares to return in Chhattisgarh after 15 years, party workers gather to celebrate the victory.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.