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Sai ‘diktat’ faces ire of mantri

Chhattisgarh home minister Ramsevak Pakre on Wednesday strongly denounced the “diktat” issued by the Dharm Sansad (religious parliamentary), held recently under the stewardship of Dwarka Peeth Shankar

Meet rejects deification of Sai, evicts devotees

The two-day “Dharma Sansad” (religious parliament), a Hindu meet convened by Dwarka peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati at Kawardha in Chhattisgarh, on Monday passed seven resolutions in

Debate starts on Saibaba deification issue

The 19th “dharma sansad” (religious conclave), convened by Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati, began at the district headquarters town of Kawardha nearly 150 km from here on Sunda

Drunk teenager forces cops to drop her home

A teenage girl Sunday got drunk after failing to land a job and created a scene in the police station forcing the cops to drop her home.

Naxal unit commander, wife surrender

Commander of a military company of CPI(Maoist) and his Naxal wife, who together carried a reward of Rs 3 lakhs on their heads, on Monday surrendered before Bastar police in Chhattisgarh.

‘Harassed’ by ‘girlfriend’, man ends life

A youth on Friday committed suicide by hanging himself in his house following “harassment” by his “girlfriend”, the police said. Thirty-year-old Vikash Dewangan, a resident of D.D.

Tricolour hoisted in Naxal zone

Dealing a severe blow to Maoism, security forces on Friday hoisted the tricolour in a remote area in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar region, declared as “liberated zone” by Naxals.

Ajit Jogi ignored in recast Chhattisgarh PCC


The reconstitution of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC), announced here on Wednesday night, has threatened to revive factionalism in the beleaguered party with former chief minister Ajit

Khap lets off rapist with Rs 500 p.m.

The horrific incident took place in the village of Sankara under Somni police limits in north Chhattisgarh district of Rajnandgaon

Naxal commander held in Chhattisgarh

In a major achievement, security forces on Wednesday arrested a high profile Naxal leader while successfully countering an ambush by armed guerrillas in the jungles of conflict zone of Bastar in Chhat

If elections come, can conspiracy theories be far behind? With bypolls around the corner, Uttar Pradesh is abuzz with talk of a sinister plot of young Hindu women being tricked into marriage by Muslim men, and made to convert to Islam. Over the past week there has been a flood of reports about “love jihad”.

Peace is at the best of times a tenuous proposition in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Even as the world hopes the new indefinite ceasefire that has brought 50 days of bloodshed to an end will last, the real causes of the conflict have been put to the side, rather than resolved.