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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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IVRCL arm bags Rs.1,300 crore highway project


January 30th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Infrastructure firm IVRCL Ltd Monday said its subsidiary, IVRCL Assets and Holdings Ltd, has bagged a Rs.1,300 crore project from the National Highway Authority of India ... Read more...

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Over 100 Chhattisgarh sponge iron units face closure


January 15th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 105 sponge iron units face a serious threat of being shut down amid deepening raw material crisis in Chhattisgarh that has roughly 20 ... Read more...

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Human trafficker held in Chhattisgarh


November 11th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 11 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh man, alleged to be involved in human trafficking, has been arrested with 14 tribal girls and six others from the state's poverty hit Jashpur ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Howrah route traffic resumes after train accident


October 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Rail traffic resumed early Sunday on the busy Mumbai-Howrah route in Chhattisgarh, nearly 10 hours after a speeding train mowed down 12 people at a manned ... Read more...

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Visa Power faces court case for illegal construction


September 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) A court case was slapped against Visa Power Ltd for illegal construction in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district where it has planned to set up a 1,200 MW ... Read more...

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Come to Chhattisgarh for deals in food processing and IT: Chief minister (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh needs investment in downstream sectors - mainly in food processing and information technology (IT) - as the state has already enough in power and ... Read more...

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Wild jumbos gatecrash school to party


August 31st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) A herd of wild elephants brought down four tribal houses before gatecrashing into a government primary school and partying on foodgrain stored for mid-day meals to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Left parties rally behind Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 23 (IANS) Left parties took out rallies across Chhattisgarh Tuesday in support of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, a statement said.The Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist ... Read more...

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Traders, students join Anna’s protest in Chhattisgarh


August 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) The protests in support of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare got a fillip in Chhattisgarh Thursday as traders, lawyers and even engineering and medical students joined rallies ... Read more...

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Crowds swell in Chhattisgarh to support Anna


August 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Crowds started swelling at protest venues across Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive day Wednesday to support social activist Anna Hazare, fasting at the Tihar Jail in ... Read more...

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Jumbo herd moves in, families flee in Chhattisgarh


July 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 18 (IANS) For about a week now, a herd of 16 wild elephants has made a forested hamlet of Chhattisgarh its home, running amok in the area and ... Read more...

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Explosives found in abandoned car in Chhattisgarh


July 14th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) Bags filled with explosive ammonium nitrate and detonators were found in an abandoned car in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district Thursday, police said.A police patrol spotted the vehicle ... Read more...

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Environmental activist: Another Binayak Sen in making?


June 14th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) On June 2 Ramesh Agrawal was found chained to a hospital bed. The 55-year-old man was shifted there after his blood pressure shot up in ... Read more...

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Release jailed Chhattisgarh activists, demands Amnesty


June 4th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) Amnesty International Friday condemned arrest of two environmental activists in Chhattisgarh and sought their unconditional release immediately.Police had arrested Ramesh Agrawal and Harihar Patel late last ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh environmentalist chained to hospital bed


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) A noted environmentalist of Chhattisgarh's industrial town Raigarh was chained to a hospital bed after he was picked up by police for campaigning against an upcoming ... Read more...

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Jumbos kill 116 in Chhattisgarh in five years


March 1st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 1 (IANS) As many as 116 people were killed by elephants in Chhattisgarh in the past five years and government paid Rs.1.40 crore (Rs.14 million) compensation to their families, state's ... Read more...

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Jumbos kill 26 in Chhattisgarh in one year


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) As many as 26 people were trampled to death by wild elephants in the past one year in Chhattisgarh's northern forest region, the epicentre of man-elephant conflict for ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers tell Vedanta to give up project


January 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Taraimar (Chhattisgarh), Jan 31 (IANS) Villagers broke down at a public hearing held here Monday while urging the Vedanta Resources officials to "kill us now rather than trying to acquire ... Read more...

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Amit Jogi arrested for violating ban on gathering


January 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and Chhattisgarh's former chief minister Ajit Jogi, was arrested Sunday in the state's Raigarh district for violating ban on assembly of five ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to build seven barrages on Mahanadi


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government will construct a chain of seven barrages on Mahanadi river at an investment of about Rs.1,467 crore to provide water to dozens of industries, mainly ... Read more...

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Elephants demolish a dozen houses in Chhattisgarh village


January 12th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 12 (IANS) In the second such incident within a fortnight, a herd of nine wild jumbos demolished 12 houses in a village in Surguja district, forcing 50 residents to flee ... Read more...

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Jumbos give Chhattisgarh villagers sleepless nights


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 20 (IANS) Over 65 families in a forested locality of Chhattisgarh are spending sleepless nights as a herd of wild elephants has been roaming in the area and has already ... Read more...

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Man-elephant conflict: Chhattisgarh plans experts’ panel


December 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh said Friday that it has plans to set a panel of wildlife experts to tackle cases of man-elephant conflict."A meet of the Chhattisgarh State Wildlife Board chaired ... Read more...

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Elephants killed six in Chhattisgarh in 2010


December 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Wild elephants trampled six people to death in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district this year, Forest Minister Vikram Usendi said Wednesday."As many as six people were killed and 527 houses ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh minister on tour to tackle man-elephant conflict


November 17th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which increasingly faces man-elephant conflict, will now take tips from two southern states on how to handle the menace. Its forest minister is on a week-long tour ... Read more...

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No rape by cops, girls tell Chhattisgarh court (Lead)


November 14th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 13 (IANS) Two days after accusing four policemen of gang raping them in a police station complex in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, the two 'victims' Friday retracted their earlier statements in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers migrate as elephants run amok


October 8th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 8 (IANS) Dozens of families have migrated from a forested village in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district after a herd of wild elephants ran amok, killing a child and destroying several houses, ... Read more...

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Sharp decline in labour exodus, says Chhattisgarh


September 7th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Tuesday said the number of people migrating out of the state in search of jobs has seen a sharp decline, but the opposition dismissed this ... Read more...

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43 major train tragedies in two decades (Lead)


July 19th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) There have been at least 43 major train tragedies, including accidents and terror attacks, since 1990 in India, where railways run over 19,000 trains every day. In the ... Read more...

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Jindal official held for plant mishap


July 16th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) An official of the Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) was arrested Friday on charges of lapses that led to the death of two workers at the company's ... Read more...

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Probe into workers’ death in Jindal plant begins


July 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police Thursday began probe into the death of two workers at a Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) plant, police said. Two workers were killed and one ... Read more...

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Government hikes compensation amid elephant menace


June 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 29 (IANS) Amid rising cases of killings of forested residents by wild elephants, Chhattisgarh Tuesday increased the compensation amount for families in three worst man-elephant conflict districts. "The amount has been ... Read more...

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