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All-India truck, bus strike paralyses transportation

New Delhi/Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Transportation services across the country were severely impacted on Friday as private bus and truck operators began an indefinite strike to press for their various demands, including a reduction in diesel prices. According to the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), transportation services to and from ports, refineries and industrial units have be...

5 days ago
Government to track down GST defaulters, warns Sushil Modi

Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Using data analytics, the government would track down and penalise defaulters of Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Group of Ministers (GoM) on GST Network ChairmanSushil Kumar Modi on Saturday. We will use data analytics to track GST tax defaulters through its network, which has 360-degree view of online transactions to detect discrepancies, Modi, the Bihar Dep...

14 days ago
Tata wins Rs 3,057 cr Bharat Net project in Chhattisgarh

Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Tata Projects Limited's Smart Cities Business Unit has been awarded the Rs 3,057 crore Bharat Net project in Chhattisgarh. The project involves laying of optical fibre network that follows ring architecture with Internet Protocol -- Multi Protocol Label Switching (IP-MPLS) technology, the Hyderabad-based infrastructure company said on Thursday. The implem...

24 days ago
'Nutrition monitoring software helping in monitoring anganwadi staff's work'

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Integrated Child Development Services-Common Application Software (ICDS-CAS), introduced for the 'Poshan Abhiyaan' (nutrition scheme has helped to track proper functioning of anganwadi workers, an official said here on Monday. We found that the anganwadi centres do not remain open all the days and with this software, we can keep a track on the functioning of...

29 days ago
Additional Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh posted to J&K

Srinagar, June 20 (IANS) B.V.R. Subramanyam, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) in Chattisgarh, was posted to Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday following the imposition of Governor's Rule in the state The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared his posting on Tuesday evening. Governor's Rule was imposed in the state on Wednesday with President Ram Nath Kovind approving the ...

1 month ago
Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi on life support

Gurugram, May 30 (IANS) Former Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Ajit Jogi is on life support and his condition is stable, senior doctors said at Medanta hospital in Gurugram of Haryana. The former IAS officer and first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh was brought to Medanta hospital by an air ambulance on Wednesday after being diagnosed with pneumonia. Earlier, the 72-year-old Chhatti...

1 month ago
SP-BSP alliance will be challenge for BJP: Amit Shah

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Friday admitted that an alliance between the BSP and SP in Uttar Pradesh will be a challenge for the BJP in 2019 but asserted that the BJP will defeat the Congress either in Amethi or Rae Bareli. If the BSP and SP contest in alliance, it would be a challenge to us. But we are sure that we will win either one seat: Amethi or Rae Bareli, ...

1 month ago
Two CRPF troopers injured in Sukma Maoist attack

Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 24 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were injured when Maoist rebels triggered an IED (improvised explosive device) on Thursday in Chattisgarh's Sukma district. According to Central Reserve Police Force officials, the blast that took place at 7.45 a.m., was targeted at the troops of 206 Cobra Battalion who were on a routine operation in the area. The injured troo...

2 months ago
BJP brought people from outside during Panchayat polls: Mamata

Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP of bringing miscreants from neighbouring Jharkhand and Bangladesh to cause unrest in Bengal during the state Panchayat polls and questioned the role of Border Security Force (BSF) in this regard. West Bengal shares border with Jharkhand. BJP is in power in Jharkhand. Several of our districts als...

2 months ago
Eight Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight

Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Eight Maoists - six of them women - were killed in a joint operation by Chattisgarh and Telangana security personnel near the inter-state boundary in Chhatisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday, police said. Chhattisgarh's Director General, Anti-Naxal (Maoist) Operations, D.M. Avasthi told reporters that the gunfight between the Maoists and the security forces which ...

2 months ago
Tejashwi Yadav slams NITI Aayog chief over Bihar remark

Patna, April 24 (IANS) Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday slammed NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant's statement blaming the state for India's backwardness, saying the remark has exposed the mindset of babus in the Modi-led government. Bihar and Bihari's pay equal taxes, contribute equally or more in governance and nation building. Bihar gave 33 MPs to NDA, seven Union Ministers ...

3 months ago
Modi woos Dalits, tribals in Maoist-hit Bijapur, says he is PM because of Ambedkar's contributions

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), April 14 (IANS) Invoking Dalit icon Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought to woo Dalits and tribals, saying he could become PM because of Ambedkar's contributions to the society and exhorted Maoists to join the mainstream for development and assured that he would protect their rights as envisaged in the C...

3 months ago
Modi appeals for different approach, non-violent ways for development of backward districts

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), April 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the Maoist youth to shun their guns and join the mainstream for development in which the government would protect their rights. I would like to ask the youth on the path of violence that the Constitution takes care of your rights. It is government's duty to protect your rights. You need not pic...

3 months ago
Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Bijapur (Chattisgarh) April 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first Health and Wellness Centre to mark the launch of Ayushman Bharat Yojana here. The insurance scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet on March 21 with budgetary support of Rs 10,500 crore. Under Ayushman Bharat, the government aims to set up 1.5 lakh wellness centres by 2022 that ...

3 months ago
United opposition will defeat BJP, Modi in 2019: Rahul

Bengaluru, April 8 (IANS) An upbeat Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asserted that a united opposition would defeat the BJP, as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, in the 2019 general elections. A united opposition will ensure the defeat of the BJP and prevent Modi from winning again from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 parliamentary elections, he...

3 months ago
6 killed in MP as Dalit protesters turn violent

Bhopal, April 2 (IANS) At least six persons were killed and many others injured while train services were affected on Delhi-Mumbai route as violence erupted at different places in Madhya Pradesh on Monday during protests by Dalits over a Supreme Court order. Curfew was imposed in many parts of the state and Internet services suspended. The maximum violence was witnessed in Gwalior, Moren...

3 months ago
BJP avenges by-poll defeat, wins UP Rajya Sabha cliffhanger

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Avenging its defeat at the hands of SP-BSP combine in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies, the BJP on Friday scored a major victory when its candidate defeated a BSP nominee for the 10th seat in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections in which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and actor Jaya Bachchan of the SP were re-elected. In all in the elections held for...

4 months ago
Sukma attack: Rs 25 lakh compensation announced for slain CRPF personnel from UP

Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced an assistance of Rs 25 lakh each to the families of three CRPF troopers hailing from the state, who were killed in a Maoist attack in Sukma, Chattisgarh. Of this, Rs 20 lakh would be given to the widows of the deceased Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and Rs 5 lakh to their parents, an offici...

4 months ago
Chhattisgarh: Nine CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack

Raipur, March 13 (IANS/VNS) At least nine CRPF personnel were killed and three others injured when Maoists blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Sukma district of Chattisgarh on Tuesday, said a senior police official. The blast was followed by a heavy exchange of fire between the security forces and the Maoists, said Vivekanand Sinha, Inspector General (IG) of Police, Bastar. The e...

4 months ago
Eight CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Sukma

Raipur, March 13 (IANS) At least eight CRPF personnel were killed and three others injured in a Maoist attack in Sukma district of Chattisgarh on Tuesday. According to a CRPF official, Maoists targeted a team of 212 CRPF personnel between Kistaram and Palodi in the district at 12 noon and blew up a mine protected vehicle by triggering an improvised explosive device (IED). The i...

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