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Friday, December 03, 2021



Explained: What is PESA Act, and politics behind its implementation in Chhattisgarh

November 24, 2021 12:17 pm

PESA empowers gram sabhas to play a key role in approving development plans and controlling all social sectors. Panchayat Minister Singh Deo is facing opposition over the much-awaited implementation of PESA, a byproduct of the tussle with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

Chhattisgarh engineer abducted by Maoists released after a week

November 18, 2021 4:19 am

Ajay Roshan Lakra (35), a sub-engineer working with the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), was released by the Maoists in the presence of his wife, local journalists and villagers.

Elephants attack Chhattisgarh SP; BJP asks if CM will take action against him for going near tusker

November 04, 2021 3:02 pm

“The CM had announced that no one should go near the elephants or else they will be booked under the law. I want to know in this incident, will such a case be registered?” asked Leader of Opposition Dharamlal Kaushik.

Chhattisgarh Congress leaders brawling in public: Unfortunate, says CM Baghel

October 31, 2021 2:49 pm

Sushil Sunny Agrawal, former secretary of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) was suspended from the party's primary membership after a scuffle broke out between him and a colleague over vehicle parking at Rajiv Bhavan.

Explained: Why the Chhattisgarh govt is going after hookah bars

October 26, 2021 10:17 am

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has emphasised the need to ban narcotics and hookah in the state in a meeting with police officers from across the state. Here's why

Three Maoists killed in encounter near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border: Police

October 25, 2021 3:25 pm

The wanted Maoist Madvi Hidma alias Santhosh is not among the three dead, Mulugu district SP Dr Sangram Singh Patil said.

One killed, 16 injured as speeding car mows down devotees in Chhattisgarh

October 15, 2021 6:35 pm

The incident comes days after four farmers and a journalist were allegedly run over by a convoy of SUVs, including one owned by Union minister Ajay Mishra in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri. Three others were killed in subsequent violence on October 3.

Chhattisgarh tribal protesters to head home

October 15, 2021 2:40 am

The protesters marched from Ambikapur district to reach Raipur on Wednesday, covering over 300 kms in ten days, to register their protest against what they called “illegal” land acquisition.

In Bastar, tribals protest turning gram panchayats into nagar panchayats

October 14, 2021 1:53 am

Over 200 people have decided to stay put in Raipur until the government takes heed of their demands, they said. Shivram Markam said he started marching towards Raipur on October 3, with no knowledge of when he would return.

Three Maoists killed by security forces in Odisha’s Malkangiri

October 12, 2021 6:33 pm

The gun battle between the Maoists and the combined security forces including the Special Operations Group and the District Voluntary Force lasted for over an hour.


CG Board CGBSE Class 12th Result 2021: Websites to check scores --,

July 25, 2021 1:15 pm

CGBSE 12th Result 2021, CG Board Class 12th Result 2021: Result links will be activated at 12 pm today on the official websites- and

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.