Chhattisgarh

The Battles Ahead

The Battles Ahead

January 5, 2018

With eight states going to the polls in the New Year, will the saffron surge hold its sway over voters or will it boost Congress prospects ahead of the 2019 elections?

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The son also rises

The son also rises

December 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most enduring political dynasty will now preside over the 132-year old Indian National Congress. The 'crown' of president poses several challenges for Rahul Gandhi. Will he sink or lead the party? Only time will tell.

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Maximum Politics, Maximum Governance

Maximum Politics, Maximum Governance

September 1, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to rejig his Cabinet any day now, to infuse new blood, ahead of 2019 General Elections.

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A political somersault in the state of Bihar

A political somersault in the state of Bihar

July 28, 2017

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joined hands with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as he jilted an uncomfortable ally, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and became the chief minister for the sixth time. What are the political ramifications for Indian politics?

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Persistent conflicts on the Red Corridors reveal India’s tribal crisis

Persistent conflicts on the Red Corridors reveal India’s tribal crisis

April 28, 2017

India has labelled the Maoists as rebels long back and the Naxalites have remained prompt in their answers; the recent one was reported in a tribal (adivasi) heartland, where 25 paramilitary soldiers were killed in Sukma, a remote district in Chhattisgarh.

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Indian film Newton travels to Berlin

Indian film Newton travels to Berlin

January 25, 2017

On a weekend when a couple of mega blockbusters such as Raees and Kaabil are hitting the theatres, one might be apprehensive that the news of Newton, an Indian film, making it to the world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival might get overlooked.

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India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

January 9, 2017

As global bodies on energy efficiency discuss imperative measures to make an impact on the carbon footprint, India is set to witness the world's largest street light replacement programme (SLNP), today.

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River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

December 28, 2016

Emerging from central India in the Amarkantak Plateau, River Narmada is considered the holiest among all other sacred rivers in India. It holds a rich, diverse religious significance and geology and the locals have a book full of stories associated with its formations and existen...

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MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

October 7, 2016

Marking one year of attack on medical facilities in Afghanistan last year, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, MSF India organised an event titled “Saving Lives, Staying Alive”on October 3, 2016 at the India Habitat ...

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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New Tribal battalion to fight Maoist Guerrillas in Chhattisgarh

New Tribal battalion to fight Maoist Guerrillas in Chhattisgarh

July 27, 2016

In order to enhance the security situation in Bastar district, Chhattisgarh, in Central India, the Centre (Union Home Ministry) is planning to raise a special battalion, Bastar Battalion, which will be done by recruiting people from the Bastar district only. There-fore, several r...

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Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

June 29, 2016

India witnessed an increase of 500 tigers in April 2016 but things seem to be a little topsy-turvy with the death of about 74 tigers in the country.

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