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13 August, 2017 7:22 PM Lok Sabha elections to be advanced to sync with state polls next year?

NEW DELHI: The possibility of aligning a significant number of state polls with the next Lok Sabha election is being discussed in government circles with the scenario hinging on advancing national polls, along with a few state elections, in sync with assembly polls due in November-December 2018. The discussion is part of an informal exercise intended 19

11 August, 2017 6:31 PM Cash holdings slip 20 per cent, tax payers grow 45 per cent on demonetisation

NEW DELHI: There has been a 20 per cent decline in cumulative cash holding by companies and individuals post demonetisation while the number of taxpayers has increased 45 per cent since then, the Economic Survey has said, pointing to positives from the withdrawal of high-denomination banknotes in November last year. "The holding of cash is about Rs 3.5 lakh crore 27

10 August, 2017 2:09 PM 379 IAS officers have not filed asset details: Govt

New Delhi: As many as 379 IAS officers have not filed their immovable property returns (IPRs) for the year 2016, the government told Parliament on Thursday. "Out of 5,004 officers as per civil list 2017, as on date 379 IAS officers have not filed their IPRs for the year 2016. Of these, 38 officers have retired till date and two have expired," Union Minister 42

9 August, 2017 3:54 PM How Amit Shah's 3 years as BJP president have been the party's best ever

BJP president Amit Shah achieved two milestones in his political career on two consecutive days - a day after he was elected to the Rajya Sabha from his home state of Gujarat, he completed three years today as the party chief. He starts a new inning on a day he starts his crucial fourth year as the party chief. As an MP, Shah's presence in the Rajya 55

8 August, 2017 2:31 AM Chhattisgarh: CRPF jawans accused of molesting schoolgirls, probe launched

The incident allegedly took place on July 31, when a Raksha Bandhan programme was organised by the CRPF troopers at a residential school . The authorities have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident, in which security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme held ahead of Raksha Bandhan 389

8 August, 2017 2:23 AM CRPF men 'molest' schoolgirls in Bastar; probe begins

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh police has begun a probe into complaints that two para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel had allegedly molested tribal schoolgirls near Palnar in Dantewada district in tribal-dominated Bastar region where the forces are deployed for anti-Maoist operations. The issue came to light after activist Himanshu Kumar 38

3 August, 2017 5:13 PM Less Ranji games will mean fee cut

Four groups, six league matches each from this season Players will take an eight-day match-fee hit with 28 Ranji Trophy teams to be drawn in four groups from 2017-18. Until the 2015-16 season, nine teams were drawn in three groups (A, B and C) and in 2016-17, Chhattisgarh, promoted as a BCCI full member of the BCCI, was placed in Group-C. The quality 24

1 August, 2017 2:28 AM With Amit Shah refuting reports of him joining Modi Cabinet, BJP has reasons to cheer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reshuffle his Cabinet this month, dropping some non-performers, including new faces and filling the vacant ministries. In the much-needed exercise, BJP president Amit Shah is being tipped as one of the probable ministers in the Modi Cabinet. With Shah himself refuting such reports, BJP has reasons to cheer. Shah being 81

29 July, 2017 5:42 PM PM silent on graft charges against Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan CMs: Rahul Gandhi

MARKEL: Training his guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said though the former spoke a lot about ending corruption, he was silent on the graft charges against the Chhattisgarh chief minister and his Rajasthan counterpart. "Recently, the Pakistani Prime Minister resigned after his name surfaced in the Panama 49

24 July, 2017 11:18 PM Chhattisgarh: BJP Minister's wife acquires state forest land for construction of resort

A Chhattisgarh cabinet minister's wife has been accused of acquiring a portion of the state's forest land and building a resort on it. Sarita Agrawal, wife of Chhattisgarh Minister Brijmohan Agrawal, is said to have acquired 4.12 hector of the Chhattisgarh forest land, raising questions of propriety and conflict of interest. According to official documents 44