Chhattisgarh

An elite unit of the CRPF's Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) was cordoning off the forest area near Karkanguda village, around 500 km away from the state capital, when a group of Naxals started firing on them, leading to a gun-battle.

In 2017, former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Ajit Jogi had also demanded an inquiry into Raman Singh's helicopter scam. He had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should start investigating against him. Jogi had also demanded action against Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh, in connection with the Panamanian documents. He had also said that if the investigation did not start the he will sit on a hunger strike.

Rahul may not have revealed the finer details of his promise of providing minimum income guarantee to poor, but as per sources , the manifesto would bring “40 per cent” of the population under the minimum income guarantee scheme. This will include “small farmers”.

Attacking Modi government after its defeat in three Hindi Heartland states, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the centre was forced to bring down the GST rates

Bhupesh Baghel has been announced as the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh on Sunday. The decision has been taken five days after the Congress ended the BJP's rule in three states namely Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

The Congress party is all set to announce the name for the chief ministerial post today around 1200 hours. On December 15, Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and posted a picture with Bhupesh Baghel and the other aspirants for the chief minister's post.

The Bharatiya Janata Party has faced a heavy loss in Chhattisgarh. Eight out of 13 ministers lost their seats while Chief Minister Raman Singh won by a narrow margin........

Baghel discharged his duties on expected line and put the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government headed by Raman Singh in the dock on many sensitive issues.