Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel asked Centre that if it can provide free covid vaccine to 3 crore people then what about rest countrymen? "135 crore people live in this country, the central government has said that they will give vaccine to 3 crore people for free, then what will happen to 132 crore people? Government of India should tell about this. Currently, the vaccine is not for the general public but for the frontline workers," he said.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on December 21 remembered veteran Congress leader Motilal Vora, who passed away today. He said that Vora's death is not only a damage of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh but rather it's a damage for the nation.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on December 06 reacted on Konda farmer committing suicide due to clerical error reducing his paddy procurement limit to 11 quintals instead of 100 quintals. He said, "I've instructed authorities to take action in this case and also correct the records of the farmers, who've reported errors."
The 'Kartik Purnima' is being observed on November 30 in India. On the occasion, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel took a holy dip at Mahadev Ghat in Raipur and also performed 'aarti' there. 'Kartik Purnima' is celebrated on the full moon day of auspicious 'Kartika' month of Hindu lunar calendar.
Legendary Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan passed away in his Mumbai residence on January 17. The celebrated musician was an Indian classical musician in the Hindustani classical music tradition, belonging to the Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana. He was laid to rest in Mumbai with full state honours. He was a recipient of several accolades including the Padma Shri in 1991, followed by Padma Bhushan in 2006 and Padma Vibhushan in 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the legendary musician's demise and extended condolences to his family and admirers. In a tweet, the Prime Minister showered praise on Ustad Mustafa Khan, saying that he was a stalwart of creativity whose works endeared him to people across generations. On the loss of a legend par excellence, the music fraternity and political leaders from across the spectrum extended their condolences through social media.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 17 said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, India is counted among those countries which have recorded fewer deaths due to COVID-19. He was speaking at a public rally in Karnataka's Belagavi. Shah is on a two-day visit to Karnataka.
Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his "Wall of Sound" recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actress, has died at age 81 of COVID-19, according to authorities and media reports. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
10,500 birds culled and buried in Chhattisgarh's Baloda on January 16 due to bird flu scare. Poultry farm owners will be given adequate compensation, said KK Dhruv, Additional Director, Veterinary Services, Chhattisgarh. Authorities are undertaking awareness campaigns in bid to inform general public.
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and district police of Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon have undertaken a noble initiative in hand altogether. They are collectively teaching children in the Naxal-affected areas. ITBP, Kondagaon Police are conducting virtual classes for students through projectors. They are teaching kids in Hadeli village of Kondagaon district. The 41st battalion of ITBP is rendering its services to educate the kids of Naxal-affected zones.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19 on January 16 via video-conferencing. In the first phase, government and private sector healthcare workers including..