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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Gargi Verma


How a ration shop in Dantewada is restoring normalcy by providing grains
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

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

Chhattisgarh scraps pension scheme for MISA detainees during Emergency
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

Under the Loknayak Jaiprakash Narayan Samman Nidhi Rule, which was repealed on January 23, people who spent three months in jail under MISA provisions during the Emergency were being given Rs 10,000 per month.

Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi, son booked after help hangs self
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

According to the police, the deceased, Santosh Kaushik, had been working as a help and caretaker at the Jogi residence for four years. “The deceased’s brother complained on Thursday, on the basis of which, we registered FIR,” said Bilaspur range IG, Pradeep Gupta.

Chhattisgarh House ratifies Bill to extend SC/ST quota
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

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.

Chhattisgarh’s Congress govt challenges NIA Act, a UPA-era law
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

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.

Dantewada: Maoists kill brother of rebel who became cop
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Lakshman’s body was found by the police in Duvalikarka area on Tuesday.

In Chhattisgarh, app to connect trained candidates with jobs
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

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

Protesting saffron colour, Chhattisgarh lawyers break lavatories in court
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Armed with hammers and chisels, around 7-8 lawyers approached the lavatories behind the court. They damaged the walls and said that no one will be allowed to use the lavatory until the colour is changed.

Raman Singh aide held for ‘raping’ minor over period of three years
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Omprakash Gupta (52), who had served as Singh’s personal assistant in the previous government, was arrested after the 17-year-old victim approached the police on Wednesday.

Bastar MP asks govt to extend time to submit online forms
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

In a letter to the CGPSC chief, dated January 7, Deepak Baij, the MP from Bastar, stated, “Several young men would be left out of the examination due to network connectivity issues. Kindly extend the deadline by 1-2 days.”

Dahanu village handpump spouts scalding hot water, sample sent for forensic tests
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

On Saturday night, when residents of Chikhale village tried to draw water from the handpump, they noticed that steam was emanating from it.

Payal Tadvi suicide case: Maharashtra human rights panel gives clean chit to two faculty heads
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

“The two doctors, through their lawyers, have explained the circumstances and put forth their side. They conveyed that they never received any written complaint from Dr Payal Tadvi or her family,” said MSHRC chairperson M A Sayeed.

Pune DIG booked for ‘molesting minor’ at her birthday party
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

In her complaint, the 17-year-old girl said More, a friend of her father’s, had touched her inappropriately during the cake-cutting ceremony on her birthday.

Shift accounts of Thane Municipal Corporation to national banks: Mayor
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

The mayor, Shiv Sena’s Naresh Mhaske, also asked the department not to open any new account with any private bank. The TMC has several savings accounts and fixed deposits in Axis, HDFC and other private banks.

Six astronomers and scientists from Mumbai viewed solar eclipse from 21,000 feet
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

On Thursday, the group had planned to take several flights, but owing to the weather conditions, they could take only one six-seater plane.

VBA’s first protest against new citizenship law: Ambedkar bats for marginalised communities
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

The three-hour protest, the first anti-CAA agitation led by the VBA in the state, saw party chief Prakash Ambedkar and his son Sujat addressing the crowd.

Woman arrested for selling baby to childless couple for Rs 90,000
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

According to Shanti Nagar police, a case on charges of missing and kidnapping was registered by the child’s uncle, Ismail Ansari, Sunday.

Teacher booked for pouring hot wax on Class 3 student
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

The incident reportedly happened last week at an Ashram Shala — a residential school — in Vasai. “We registered an FIR December 23 when the complainant approached us in the matter.

Thane: Seven-year-old girl raped, killed in Bhiwandi; 30-year-old man arrested
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

According to the police, on Sunday, they found the body of the girl at a village in Bhiwandi. Police said her body was lying a few metres away from her house.

Mumbai: As anti-CAA protests continue, voices of support in Ghatkopar
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

In Malwani and Dharavi, thousands gathered to protest in the afternoon. Both demonstrations, which were organised by local groups, were attended mostly by students and working professionals.