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State in central India

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Chhattisgarh: State in central India
Chhattisgarh is one of the 28 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the ninth-largest state in India, with an area of 135,192 km2 (52,198 sq mi). With a population of 3.22 Crore as of 2020. Chhattisgarh is the 17th-most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced as well as a large contributor of coal. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

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Rain lashes Raipur, Hyderabad [Video]

Rain lashes Raipur, Hyderabad

Grey clouds on May 31 brought pleasant rain in parts of Raipur and Hyderabad. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. India Meteorological Department (IMD)..

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CM Baghel visits Ajit Jogi's residence to pay his last respect [Video]

CM Baghel visits Ajit Jogi's residence to pay his last respect

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 29 paid his last respect to the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh and former Congress leader Ajit Jogi. Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 after..

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Watch: Ajit Jogi's mortal remains taken from hospital to his residence in Raipur [Video]

Watch: Ajit Jogi's mortal remains taken from hospital to his residence in Raipur

Late Ajit Jogi's mortal remains is being taken from hospital to his residence Sagaun Bangla in Raipur. Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi passed away at age of 74 on May 29. His funeral..

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CM Shivraj calls late Ajit Jogi 'courageous' for running political party despite poor health [Video]

CM Shivraj calls late Ajit Jogi 'courageous' for running political party despite poor health

Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 on May 29. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered his condolences on Jogi's demise. While speaking..

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Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi passes away [Video]

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi passes away

Former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi passed away at the age of 74 on May 29. Late Ajit Jogi's condition was critical after he suffered cardiac arrest few days ago. Amit Jogi, son of Ajit..

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Tribal Affairs Minister defends viral video in which she threatened Chhattisgarh officials [Video]

Tribal Affairs Minister defends viral video in which she threatened Chhattisgarh officials

Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament, Renuka Singh, has given clarification on her viral video in which she was seen threatening Chhattisgarh officials...

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Tribal Affairs MoS Renuka Singh unleashes fury on Chhattisgarh officials [Video]

Tribal Affairs MoS Renuka Singh unleashes fury on Chhattisgarh officials

Tehsildar and CEO in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur had to face wrath of Tribal Affairs Minister of State and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament for allegedly being biased against BJP party workers...

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Rare black panther spotted in Chhattisgarh's Achanakmar Tiger Reserve [Video]

Rare black panther spotted in Chhattisgarh's Achanakmar Tiger Reserve

A rare black panther has been spotted at the Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur. Chief Conservator of Forests, S Gupta said, "Had installed trap cameras between March 25 to April 25..

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FM Sitharaman lambasts Priyanka Gandhi on migrants' bus row [Video]

FM Sitharaman lambasts Priyanka Gandhi on migrants' bus row

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hit back on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi over politics on exodus of migrant workers. "If she (Priyanaka Gandhi) really focused about UP govt, she should see..

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Chhattisgarh police performs last rites of migrant labour in Durg [Video]

Chhattisgarh police performs last rites of migrant labour in Durg

Chhattisgarh police performed cremation ceremony of a migrant labour in Durg as his family couldn't reach to city due to coronavirus lockdown. During the hardship time, police lent the helping hand to..

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Migrants forced to walk as getting permission from states to run trains is delayed: Chhattisgarh CM [Video]

Migrants forced to walk as getting permission from states to run trains is delayed: Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on May 17 slammed Centre over plight of migrant workers. He said, "If Railways had run trains from all states end to end, migrants wouldn't have been forced..

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It's time to fight coronavirus together, not to do politics: Chhattisgarh CM on Piyush Goyal's statement [Video]

It's time to fight coronavirus together, not to do politics: Chhattisgarh CM on Piyush Goyal's statement

While speaking to ANI amid coronavirus pandemic on May 16, the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal's statement. He said, "Yesterday, he (Railways..

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'It's like a daily soap': Chhattisgarh CM on Sitharaman's economic announcements [Video]

'It's like a daily soap': Chhattisgarh CM on Sitharaman's economic announcements

"Picture abhi baki hai mere dost", this is what Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said when asked about his opinion on central government's 20 lakh crore package. While speaking to ANI, Baghel..

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Several states aren't giving permission for 'shramik special' trains which pains me: Railways Minister [Video]

Several states aren't giving permission for 'shramik special' trains which pains me: Railways Minister

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on May 14 amid COVID-19 outbreak, the Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal spoke on 'shramik special' trains. He said, "It pains me that several states..

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Husband, wife among 4 Naxals surrender before police in Chhattisgarh's Sukma [Video]

Husband, wife among 4 Naxals surrender before police in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

As many as four Naxals on May 13 surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. Giving information, Sukma Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha said that out of four, two Naxals had big bounty on..

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Action needed to ensure lockdown norms: Chhattisgarh Health Minister [Video]

Action needed to ensure lockdown norms: Chhattisgarh Health Minister

Social distancing norms went for a toss at liquor stores in Chhattisgarh on May 04. Eager patrons rushed to stores after government announced certain relaxations amid lockdown 3.0. Reacting to today's..

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Social distancing norms went for toss outside liquor shops in Chhattisgarh [Video]

Social distancing norms went for toss outside liquor shops in Chhattisgarh

After the government gave certain relaxations in lockdown 3.0, people were seen standing in long queues outside a liquor shop in Rajnandgaon. Social distancing norms went for a toss as people did not..

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14 migrants tested corona positive after returning to Chhattisgarh: State's Health Minister [Video]

14 migrants tested corona positive after returning to Chhattisgarh: State's Health Minister

Health Minister of Chhattisgarh, TS Singh Deo, on May 03 informed that out of all the migrant workers who have returned from different states, 14 have so far tested positive in Chhattisgarh. The..

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Thirty-two people, mostly migrant workers, tested positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, taking the state's COVID-19 tally to 447, a health official said.
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Ajit Jogi strived to bring positive change in lives of the poor: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish at the death of former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi on Friday, saying he strived to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor,..
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Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi passes away

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Two naxals killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh

Two Naxals, one of them carrying a reward on his head, were on Saturday gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, police said.The gun battle broke out at around..
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Sonia Gandhi launches Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojya for farmers in Chhattisgarh; terms it 'true tribute' to ex-PM

Congress president Sonia Gandhi launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay scheme in Chhattisgarh through video conferencing on Thursday and said this was a true tribute to the former prime minister.
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Chhattisgarh cash support scheme set to power Congress' ‘Nyay’ plank


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Garbage Free Cities: Chhattisgarh's Ambikapur among 5-star cities, 65 get 3 stars

Six cities have been rated 5-star while 65 cities are 3-Star and 70 cities have been rated as 1-Star, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.
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22,000 migrants return to Chhattisgarh so far by Shramik Special trains


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Covid-19: Chhattisgarh CM urges PM Modi not to open inter-state boundaries for next few months

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to open state boundaries for the next few months and called for stopping inter-state transportation, except for..
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Western disturbance likely to cause thunderstorm in Himachal, Haryana, Delhi tomorrow: IMD

"Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and West..
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Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi slips into coma: Doctor

Ajit Jogi's neurological activity is "almost nil" and he is on ventilator support at the Shree Narayana Hospital, where the 74-year-old Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) head was admitted on Saturday..
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Delhi, West Bengal & Punjab plan to deliver booze at home

With liquor sale across the country leading to chaos on streets and people abandoning social distancing norms to stock booze, a number of states have now decided on home delivery of liquor to counter..
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Chhattisgarh says NMDC Ltd diverted CSR money to PM Modi's coronavirus fund

Chhattisgarh's chief minister has accused federal government-run NMDC Ltd of diverting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) money owed to the state to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coronavirus fund,..
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Migrants return, bring home the virus

Fourteen migrant workers in institutional quarantine since returning to their native Chhattisgarh tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, but even more alarming was the spectre of infections travelling..
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Chhattisgarh to quarantine migrants: Singh Deo


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14 BSF personnel quarantined in Chhattisgarh

Fourteen Border Security Force (BSF) jawans have been quarantined in Chhattisgarh for suspected coronavirus infection after they returned from Agra, officials said on Sunday.
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Covid-19: Congress CMs blame Centre for not giving any financial assistance to states

The chief ministers of Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry, demanded a financial package for the states to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. CM Ashok Gehlot said unless Centre comes forward..
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12-year-old dies after walking for 3 days from Telangana to reach her home in Chhattisgarh

In another tragic incident highlighting the miseries of migrant labourers during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, a 12-year-old girl, working in Telangana's chilli fields, died after walking for three..
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16 Tablighi Jamaat members booked in Chhattisgarh for hiding travel history

Sixteen Tablighi Jamaat members were booked on Monday in Korba for allegedly hiding travel history, misleading authorities and putting lives of others at risk, said Abhishek Meena, Korba Superintendent..
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Chhattisgarh CM Baghel rues lack of kits, says everyone with travel history should be tested


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Watch: Chhattisgarh police performs 'aarti' to embarrass coronavirus lockdown violators

A TikTok video is going viral that shows police performing aarti of people who came out amid the lockdown.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: 35-year-old man in Chhattisgarh, under home quarantine after return from TN, commits suicide

While the confirmed cases in India stand at 1251, the number of deaths recorded is 32.
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Chhattisgarh: 68-year-old COVID-19 patient has no travel history

A 68-year-old man who tested positive for Covid-19 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh has no travel history beyond the city, health officials said on Friday. He was one of the five people who tested positive on..
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We will uproot Naxals, says Chhattisgarh CM after 17 jawans killed in Sukma

A day after 17 security personnel lost their lives in an encounter with Naxals, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, said on Monday that the Maoists will be uprooted. "Though we have suffered a massive..
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Rahul Gandhi condoles death of 17 jawans in Maoist encounter

"I am hurt after hearing the news that 17 jawans were killed and 14 jawans were injured in a clash with maoist in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. I express deep condolences toward the families of the..
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PM Modi condemns Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh


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Chattisgarh: At least 17 security personnel killed in an encounter with naxals in Sukma

"They were missing and security forces were trying to locate them after an encounter with Naxals," Chattisgarh police said.
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Bastar Maoist ambush: 17 security personnel killed, 15 injured

In one of the worst incidents of Maoist violence in the last two years, 17 security personnel were killed, 15 injured and 16 weapons were taken away by the Naxalites after Saturday night’s deadly..
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Crisis-hit Congress to shift its MLAs out of Madhya Pradesh

In a bid to keep its flock together, the crisis-hit Madhya Pradesh Congress has decided to shift its 92 MLAs either to Jaipur or some other place. "We are going to take our 92 MLAs and those supporting..
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Congress slams Centre for ‘cloak-and-dagger’ I-T raids in Chhattisgarh


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Puducherry becomes first UT to adopt assembly resolution against CAA-NPR-NRC

Earlier, assemblies in Rajasthan, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and West Bengal passed resolutions against the controversial CAA.
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Delhi elections: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

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Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF men martyred, one Maoist killed in encounter

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Nothing wrong if a professional's knowledge is tested: SC

"There is nothing wrong if knowledge of a professional is tested", the Supreme Court observed on Friday when three Chattisgarh-based doctors came to it saying they are being forced to undertake the..
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Raipur in SC, makes UPA-era NIA Act a Centre-state conflict

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Cong-led Chhattisgarh govt moves SC seeking to declare NIA Act unconstitutional, arbitrary

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JNU violence: Time has come for BJP govt to go, says Chhattisgarh CM

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Maharashtra plans Chhattisgarh-like public security act to counter Reds

Maharashtra is considering enacting a special Public Security Act on the lines of Chhattisgarh, said state home minister Eknath Shinde on Thursday. Shinde had conveyed a meeting to discuss security..
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With states like Punjab, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh halting the groundwork needed for conducting the National Population Register (NPR) survey — scheduled from April 1 to..
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