Everything you need to know about Raipur Jorabagan Road: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Raipur Jorabagan Road: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Raipur, May 23 (IANS) Cases of sunburns and heat stroke have jumped in Chhattisgarh as most parts of the state are wilting under maximum temperatures of 47 degrees Celsius.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), May 18 (ANI): At least one personnel of the Special Task Force (STF) was killed, while another was critically injured during a gun battle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Friday.
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Four security personnel were killed while another was seriously injured in two separate insurgency-related incidents in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division, police said Sunday.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's population was at 2,55,45,198 as of March 1, 2011, as per the "Primary Census Abstract" of the 2011 national census released Thursday by the Census Directorate here.
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoist militants gunned down a leader of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in insurgency-hit Dantewada district Monday, police said.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), April 28 (ANI): A group of Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District gunned down two policemen and injured one more on Saturday.
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Two policeman, including a station house officer, were killed in a nearly-hour-long gunfight with Maoists after a police patrol was attacked by the rebels in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district Saturday, an official said.
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) O.P. Choudhary, a 2005-batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh, will be conferred an award by the prime minister for his initiatives to provide education to children in Maoist insurgency-hit Dantewada district, official sources said.
Raipur, April 18 (IANS) HCL Infosystems has bagged a major contract from Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for supply of laptops to final year engineering and medical students in the state, official sources said on Thursday.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday directed the Chhattisgarh government to ensure availability of doctors in state-run jails.
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh said Thursday that the Congress has always indulged in divide and rule policy through pitting one community against other for the sake of grabbing minority vote.
Raipur, April 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decided to hold a two-day camp sitting in Raipur April 11-12.
Raipur, April 9 (IANS) Former BJP ideologue and RSS thinker K.N. Govindacharya said here Tuesday that politics has become a tool to make politicians wealthier and increase their social stature.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), April 6 (ANI): Security forces have roped in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Raipur, to provide treatment to villagers in Naxal-hit Bastar region in India's Chhattisgarh state.
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) A total of Rs.220.9 crore permit fee for transportation of minerals is outstanding to the Chhattisgarh government from the 10 companies operating in the state, the assembly was told Thursday.
Raipur, March 19 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Tuesday said in the assembly that a 3-km long road was constructed under national rural jobs scheme on a forest land in Rajnandgaon district without the approval of the forest department.
Raipur, March 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government said Friday that industrial units had made direct purchases of 1,842 hectares of agricultural land and obtained another 903 acres through the land aquisition route in Raigarh district.
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Three people, including two constables of the Government Railway Police (GRP), were arrested here Thursday for their alleged involvement in human trafficking, abduction and extortion bid, an official said.
Raipur, March 12 (IANS) The issue of migration of poor tribal people from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region as labourers to neighbouring states in search of jobs rocked state assembly Tuesday.
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to bag the mandate of rural families to form the government for the third consecutive time, Chhattisgarh's BJP government has decided to speed up disbursal of paddy bonus, a touchy issue for this agrarian state.
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Tuesday told the state assembly that 106 people were killed in industrial accidents in 13 months.
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) BJP president Rajnath Singh Wednesday praised Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and asked the party's youth leaders to ensure his third consecutive victory in assembly elections to be held later this year.
Raipur, Feb 11 (IANS) Masked assailants Monday killed a government doctor in his own house in Chhattisgarh, police said.
Raipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Nine of the smaller parties in the state, including Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) Monday formed a third front here and announced that they would work in unison to vote out the saffron regime in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Maoist militants attacked a police station located alongside a key national highway in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar district early Monday but the alert cops repulsed them, police said.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Jan.20 (ANI): After sustaining severe injuries during a gunfight with Maoists, two police personnel have rushed for better medical care to Chhattisgarh capital Raipur.
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing at a forested location in Chhattisgarh Friday evening after Maoist rebels opened fire on it, police said. The crew, one of whom was injured, safely reached a nearby paramilitary camp.
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after 15 people were hospitalised here after botched up eye surgeries at a camp, Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agrawal Monday met the victims and assured strong action against the erring doctors.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Thursday that it paid a whopping sum of Rs.1.40 crore to Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor for her performance last month at the state's anniversary function.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The number of deaths caused by malaria in Chhattisgarh in 2012 were 84 - double the number of fatalities last year, state Health Minister Amar Agrawal told the assembly Thursday.
Raipur, Dec 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly's winter session, starting Tuesday, will be stormy with the opposition Congress deciding to raise issues of corruption and scandals allegedly engineered by the Raman Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.
Raipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financial assistance of Rs.2,354.40 crore for 19 key roads in the mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, an official statement said Friday.
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Soulful Sufi and mystic music from Egypt, Bulgaria, Turkey, the Netherlands, Pakistan and India is set to enthrall music lovers at the Kolkata leg of the 12th All India Sufi and Mystic Music Festival at the Tollygunge Club here Dec 8.
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Ramniwas, a 1982 batch Indian Police Service officer, has been appointed he new director general of police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh which is fighting Maoist militancy, an official statement said Monday.
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Iron?ore production in Chhattisgarh's Bailadila hill mines of the NMDC Ltd., India's largest iron ore exporter and producer in public sector, was suspended Thursday as workers stayed away from duty, trade unions and officials said.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman P.L. Punia, Tuesday praised the BJP government in Chhattisgarh saying its schemes for the socially marginalised sections of society could be models for others states.
Raipur, Nov 17 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has signed an agreement with the Indian Railways for free?of?cost pilgrimage schemes for the state's senior citizens, officials said Saturday.
Raipur, Nov 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh chapter of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) Monday launched a 'say no to pneumonia' campaign in all the 27 districts of the state to mark World Pneumonia Day, Nov 12.
Raipur, Nov. 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday inaugurated a new integrated terminal of Swami Vivekanand Airport at Raipur and dedicated it to the nation.
Raipur, Nov 7 (IANS) The 12-year-old mineral rich Chhattisgarh got a new state capital - Naya Raipur - Nov 1 and now an airport terminal which was Wednesday dedicated to the people by President Pranab Mukherjee here, an official said.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Ircon International, the Chhattisgarh government and the South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (SECL) have signed a pact to build around 300 km of rail corridor for better transportation of coal, a statement said Monday.
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constables were killed early Sunday in a firefight with Maoist guerrillas near an iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constables were killed early Sunday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas near an iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
Nairobi, Nov 1 (IANS) Elite Kenyan runners penned for Sunday's New York Marathon had delayed leaving the country even as organisers continue battling to have 50,000 runners start the race following the Superstorm Sandy.
Raipur, Oct 30 (IANS) Ahead of the first ever Global Investors Meet (GIM) in Chhattisgarh from Nov 2, the state government Tuesday launched an online system for businessmen and industrialists to apply for and obtain environment clearances without repeated trips to government offices.
Raipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Sunday after the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) announced it will observe black day Nov 1, the day the state was formed 12 years ago, police said.
Raipur, Oct 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday rejected a call by smaller parties to form a third front in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Two officials of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) have surrendered in a court for their involvement in attacking RTI activist Ramesh Agrawal in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said Saturday.
Raipur, Oct 17 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) has asked its cadre in Chhattisgarh to compile records of alleged cases of corruption against key leaders of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as well as the opposition Congress, a senior member of the outfit said Wednesday.
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) A police squad had a narrow escape after Maoist guerrillas ambushed it with a landmine blast and engaged it in a gun battle on the Bijapur-Gidam Road in Dantewada in southern Chhattisgarh, officials said.
Raipur, Oct 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally dismissed from service a woman employee of the horticulture department for remaining absent from her duty for 16 years, longer than the state has been in existance, an official source said Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters were Friday detained while protesting alleged irregularities in a NGO run by Law Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife Louise. Taken to a stadium on the outskirts of Delhi, they refused to leave even after being later released by the police.
Raipur, Oct 12 (IANS) A man-eater leopard caught in Mahasamund district was brought to Raipur's Nandanvan Zoo to save it from the wrath of villagers, zoo officials said Friday.
Raipur, Oct 11 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Thursday sounded a high alert after swine flu claimed five lives in the state within less than a fortnight, a health department official here said.
Raipur, Oct 8 (IANS) Security forces Monday foiled a major bid of Maoists to wreck havoc on them by recovering a 10-kg tiffin bomb hidden beneath the soil on a road near Dornapal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.
Raipur, Oct 7 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar Sunday gave his green signal to a proposal for the formation of a Third Front in Chhattisgarh in association with the Swabhiman Manch headed by former MP Tarachand Sahu, state NCP sources said.
Raipur, Oct 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday announced the setting up of an agriculture research centre for farmers in Chhattisgarh.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Rebecca Logein Benn, a sports teacher from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, has won the title of Mrs.India World Wide 2012. A mother of two, she says this is her "first step towards glamour" and that she will now pursue "acting and modelling".
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Maoist insurgents shot and injured a police constable at a bus stand in Sukma town in Chhattisgarh, police officials said Wednesday.
Raipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Paramilitary troopers and police housed in at least 36 schools and hostels would be shifted out to solve the problems being faced by students in the insurgency-hit Bastar division of Chhattisgarh, an official said Monday.
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was badly disrupted in Chhattisgarh Thursday in response to a protest called against raised diesel prices and FDI in multi-brand retail trade,
Nagpur/Raipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Kuppali Sitaramaiyya Sudarshan, who headed the RSS for much of the period Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the prime minister, died early Saturday in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest, RSS officials said.
Nagpur, Sep 15 (IANS) K.S. Sudarshan, who headed the RSS for much of the period Atal Behari Vajpayee was the prime minister, died early Saturday in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest, RSS officials said.
Nagpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Former head of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh K. Sudarshan died of heart attack in Raipur in Chhattisgarh early Saturday, an official said here. He was 81.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road surface, police said Saturday.
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In an overnight operation, joint team of district police and CRPF destroyed a Maoist hideout located in the dense forest after a gunfight in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district and recovered arms and ammunition, officials said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet against five Maoist cadres in Kolkata NIA special court.
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)" is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the common man a closer experience of the show on their local streets!
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials.
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on the spot and injuring five others, police officials said.
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will "ruin private healthcare facilities", the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Monday warned of a state-wide agitation if the government failed to address the issue in time.
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health Insurance Scheme, government sources said.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) After six months of investigation, one more doctor was arrested in connection with the leak of papers of AIIMS post-graduate medical entrance test organised Jan 8, police said Tuesday.
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out of danger now.
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Saturday formed a panel to probe Friday's killing of 19 Maoist insurgents by security forces saying the presence of women and children among the dead and the "shabby way" the state government handled the issue gave rise to the suspicion they were killed in staged shootouts.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): The overnight encounter in Dantewada in Chattisgarh prevented a planned attack by Maoists who were mobilising forces in the area.
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Security forces killed at least 17 Maoists and injured several others after being attacked by the rebels at three places in Chhattisgarh Friday, police said.
Raipur, June 29 (ANI): Sixteen Naxals were killed in a fierce encounter with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in the jungles of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Low cost airline Air Arabia Tuesday announced that it will increase the frequency of flights from Nagpur to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to four times a week starting June 15.
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Dozens of miners at the public sector National Mining Development Corp (NMDC) Ltd. in Chhattisgarh skipped work Monday as more explosives were found at the mining site in Dantewada where rebels had killed six paramilitary troopers and a civilian Sunday night.
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which six jawans and a civilian driver were killed, police said.
Kanker, May 13 (IANS) A policeman was shot dead Sunday by Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Maoist militants Saturday gunned down a tribal man, accused of being a police informer, in insurgency-riddled Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, police said.
Raipur, May 5 (ANI): Maoist appointed mediator B.D. Sharma has stressed the need to review cases against Chhattisgarh tribals by a state committee even as he maintained that they have been ripped off their basic rights.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon was released by Maoist militants Thursday after 12 days in captivity.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons waiting to receive Menon to Tarmetla.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days of captivity.
Raipur, May 3 (ANI): The hostage crisis in Chhattisgarh ended on Thursday afternoon with the Maoists setting Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free almost two weeks after his kidnapping.
The 12 daylong hostages crisis is likely to end today, as the Maoist will release abducted Sukma collector Paul Menon today afternoon.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment sources said.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday.
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a high-powered panel to deal with the Maoists' demands.
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) Mediators resumed talks here Monday for a consensus on the release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, as Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh discussed with top officials the new "unreported" demands set by the Maoists, sources said.
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Maoists interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators ended their meeting here Sunday night here but failed to find way out to ensure release of Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon who was abducted by guerillas at gun point April 21, an official said.
Raipur, Apr 29 (ANI): Maoist interlocutors B.D.Sharma and Professor Hargopal reportedly airdashed to Chhattisgarh capital Raipur to meet with state government representatives and brief them about their talks with the rebels to secure the release of kidnapped Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is safe, two interlocutors who met Maoists in their jungle hideout said Sunday, adding the rebels had replied to the Chhattisgarh government's message on their demands for his release.
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Armed Maoists received both of their interlocutors, bearing the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands for release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, in a jungle pocket in violence-hit Bastar region Saturday afternoon, raising hopes of the official's safe and early release.