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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



How a ration shop in Dantewada is restoring normalcy by providing grains

January 27, 2020 7:30 am

Thanks to the efforts of district police and administration, villagers are recovering from Naxal violence.

Chhattisgarh: Discussion on Constitution compulsory in schools

January 25, 2020 10:33 am

The discussions are to be held every Monday after the morning assembly, said the letter by the Chhattisgarh education department. The letter also tells what is to be discussed every week, starting with the Preamble in the first week. 

Chhattisgarh govt scraps pension scheme for MISA detainees

January 24, 2020 3:24 pm

Under the scheme, people who spent three months in jail under MISA during the Emergency were being given Rs 10,000 per month. Those imprisoned for six months were getting Rs 15,000 per month and those jailed for over six months Rs 25,000, officials said.

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.

In Chhattisgarh's Naxal heartland, tribal carver turns beacon of change for inmates

January 14, 2020 2:49 pm

The road to redemption, especially for inmates, is long and fraught with hurdles. And Mandavi believes that the society makes it harder for them to lead a normal life.

From New Year, evening OPD in Chhattisgarh to suit workers, office-goers

December 30, 2019 6:58 am

The new system will include a break and two hours of service in the evening, a senior official said. Under the existing timings, OPDs are open from 9 am to 2 pm.

Explained: How Ramanna ran his empire of terror, what now for Maoists in Chhattisgarh

December 19, 2019 8:30 am

In February 2006, Ramanna led the NMDC magazine attack in Kirandul, Dantewada, in which eight CISF personnel were killed and 19 tonnes of explosives were looted.

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 man held for attacking woman with sickle

December 08, 2019 5:49 am

Indrapal Tonde was out on bail after being jailed for circulating a video of the woman bathing.

Chhattisgarh: Story of another ‘encounter’

December 08, 2019 2:56 pm

On June 28, 2012, 17 people were killed in Chhattisgarh in what was then called “the biggest Maoist encounter”. With a judicial commission now punching holes in the official version of the incident, The Indian Express travels to Sarkeguda and finds that while much has changed in these years, some things haven’t — the memories of that night, and the wounds that refuse to heal


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

December 12, 2018 7:06 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

December 13, 2018 2:51 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

December 12, 2018 2:22 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

December 13, 2018 3:06 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

December 11, 2018 7:21 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

December 10, 2018 8:21 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

December 10, 2018 7:36 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

November 22, 2018 2:07 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

November 20, 2018 11:37 am

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

November 14, 2018 5:07 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.