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Chhattisgarh: 5 of family found dead in Durg; note cites financial stress

Raipur, March 7 -- Five members of a family were found dead in a village of Durg district on Saturday and a suicide note found at the spot said they died by suicide because of acute financial issues, ... Read More


Chhattisgarh: Allegations cloud alleged suicide of surrendered woman 'Maoist'

Raipur, Feb. 25 -- Tribal activist Soni Sori and a group of villagers in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada claimed that the 20-year old girl, who allegedly died by suicide on Tuesday a few days after her purpo... Read More


Chhattisgarh orders Covid screening and contact tracing of all visitors

Raipur, Feb. 24 -- Amid a rise in Covid-19 cases, Chhattisgarh government has asked all the commissioners and district collectors to arrange for screening and contact tracing of all visitors to the st... Read More


Chhattisgarh woman Maoist surrendered last week, dies by suicide, probe sought

Raipur, Feb. 24 -- A 20-year-old woman Maoist cadre, who surrendered last week, allegedly died by suicide on Tuesday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, the superintendent of police said he has requ... Read More


Video of jail guard assaulting Chhattisgarh doctor goes viral, doctors on strike

Raipur, Feb. 23 -- Enraged over the assault on a doctor at Bhim Rao Ambedkar Hospital, Raipur by a jail guard, the Junior Doctor's Association of Raipur boycotted routine out-patient department (OPD) ... Read More


Chhattisgarh: Peace panel formed for dialogue with Maoists and the state

Raipur, Feb. 23 -- Activists, journalists and social workers constituted a peace committee to initiate dialogue between Maoists and the government with the objective of attaining lasting peace in Maoi... Read More


Chhattisgarh CM sends proposals worth rRs.r234cr for tribal development to Centre

Raipur, Feb. 22 -- Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda requesting immediate approval of proposals worth Rs.234.18 crore for minor-forest... Read More


Chhattisgarh CM requests Rajnath to expedite army cantonment set up at Bilaspur

Raipur, Feb. 21 -- Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has requested defence minister Rajnath Singh to expedite setting up of an army cantonment in Bilaspur for which the state claims to have p... Read More


Chhattisgarh: Labourer died in a rope-way trolley accident in Rajnandgaon

Raipur, Feb. 19 -- A labourer died after a ropeway trolley he was travelling in crashed into a tower resulting in his fall from a height of about 60 feet in Dongargarh area of Rajnandgaon district, of... Read More


Chhattisgarh CM Baghel asks Sitharaman for financial assistance citing losses

Raipur, Feb. 18 -- Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel wrote to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman for financial assistance citing a 30% decrease in state's revenue and deduction of excis... Read More