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National skill development varsity to come up at Raipur

To make Indians employable, the government will come out with a policy on skill development in next three months and also decided to house skill development university in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Why Bastar women are scared

As the battle rages on and security forces and Maoists have sharpened their attacks on each other in recent times, there have been rumours and stray reports of excesses, in particular of an inciden

Human rights activists harassed, attacked in Bastar: Amnesty

The Amnesty International India report ‘Blackout in Bastar: Human Rights Defenders Under Threat’ describes how journalists, lawyers and activists have been harassed, attacked and locked

Chhattisgarh board declares class 12 results

Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education declared the class 12 board results on Thursday. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the same at the

Poorest states make headway towards food security

Eastern India, “the world capital of malnutrition”, has reached a make-or-break point in the battle against hunger. For the first time, the National Food Security Act (NFSA) makes it po

Songs for a change

At first glance, he looks like a timid and harmless man. The moment you start talking to him, his confident and energetic voice is in stark contrast to his frail frame. And as soon as he starts s

We had lawyers and media coverage, adivasis have nothing: Nandini Sundar

 Sociologists usually don’t make news, but Nandini Sundar has received a fair amount of media coverage in recent weeks for two reasons: just as her book, ‘The Burning Forest - Indi

In Bastar, we are seeing a slow genocide of a whole way of life: Nandini Sundar

“This book is written for all the ordinary adivasis I know, who make difficult moral choices within complex constraints, and many of whom are heroic beyond bounds I can scarcely i

Activist Bela Bhatia threatened, told to leave Chhattisgarh

Around 30 anti-Maoist vigilantes allegedly barged into tribal welfare activist Bela Bhatia’s house on Monday morning and intimidated her. They asked her to leave Chhattisgarh in 24 hours. The

India Post launches payments bank

India Post has launched pilot operations of its payments bank – India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) – in Raipur, Chhattisgarh and Ranchi, Jharkhand on Monday. There are over

Chhattisgarh: Activists become victims of vigilantes

Human-rights defenders, lawyers and academicians trying to bring justice to the victims of violence in Chhattisgarh – a state hit by insurgency and counter-insurgency – are facing int

“Return land to tribals after mining is over”

Seasoned BJP parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai, who took charge as the chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) on February 28, has his work cut out for him. 

It’s a cause of worry, says NHRC on killing of 25 CRPF troopers

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday said it was “disturbed” over the killing of 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh

Red light at the end of the tunnel

For close to 24 years, Jawahar Yadav alias Nakul Yadav, a dreaded Maoist leader who carried a reward of Rs 15 lakh on his head, had a job profile not different from that of a mobster: killing polic

Sukma deaths no violation of human rights, according to CRPF

Readers will recollect the dastardly attack on CRPF personnel that occurred in Chhattisgarh on April 24, 2017. Left-wing extremist (LWE) groups attacked a team of 90 CRPF personnel who were sanit

Will the needy get homes under PMAY?

 The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), introduced in June 2015, aims at providing every family with “a pucca house with water connection, toilet facilities, 24x7 electricity supply&rdqu

Red Corridor is shrinking

As he completed the first year of his second term on May 24, 2010, the then prime minister Manmohan Singh made a statement in a press conference that became a reference point for all future discour

Wait and watch

The dates for the polls in five states have been announced: Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram will have new governments by the end of the year. A few short months the

Raman Singh routed by Peter Principle

To describe the Chhattisgarh assembly election result as defeat for the BJP will be a euphemism. It is a total rout in every sense of the term. And if Raman Singh met this fate after three full ter



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