In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel talks about the challenges and achievements of his government after completing three years in office.
Baghel said all eyes are now on the EC's decision, adding that the poll body did not stop West Bengal elections, held between March 27 and April 29 this year, even when there was a wave.
Earlier in the day, talking to reporters at the Swami Vivekanand Airport in Raipur, Baghel said whoever tries to instigate people by making such remarks, stern action will be taken against that person.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to ensure timely supply of new jute gunny bags as per the plan issued by the Food Department, Government of India on November 12, 2021.
The practice is done traditionally to seek blessings for prosperity of the state on Govardhan puja, celebrated on next day of Diwali.
Sonia Gandhi also asserted that every member of the party wants a revival of the Congress, but that requires unity and keeping the party's interests paramount.
The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.
The governments of both states Punjab and Chhattisgarh have announced assistance to families of four killed farmers and a journalist in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
UP government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said that no one will be allowed to vitiate the atmosphere in ‘sensitive’ Lakhimpur Kheri.
The violence that had erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri has now taken a political turn. Opposition leaders who have been trying to reach the farmers' protest site have been stopped, detained.
In light of the recent violence in Lakhimpur Kheri of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav has been detained, Chattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Punjab's Deputy Chief Minsiter Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa have been barred from not entering into the state.
Bhupesh Baghel who previously had played a crucial role in the run up to the Assam assembly polls, has already discussed the preparations for the elections in UP with Congress general secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
The demand for a change of guard reared its head in Chhattisgarh after Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel completed two-and-a-half years as chief minister in June 202
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke to Outlook on issues ranging from Punjab politics to the recent arrest of his 86-year old father for making derogatory remarks against upper caste.
Nand Kumar Baghel, father of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Kumar Baghel was arrested earlier this week.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, after his father's arrest, said no one is above the law.
An official said the case was registered against Nand Kumar Baghel 75, for his alleged remarks against Brahmin community.
The Union Minister For Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda said when efforts are made to associate with people and understand their problems, things change automatically.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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