The practice is done traditionally to seek blessings for prosperity of the state on Govardhan puja, celebrated on next day of Diwali.
Nand Kumar Baghel, father of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Kumar Baghel was arrested earlier this week.
The Union Minister For Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda said when efforts are made to associate with people and understand their problems, things change automatically.
The incident took place on Sunday night when the man, his family members and friends were celebrating his 18th birthday
IPS Officer G P Singh was booked under IPC sections 124-A for sedition and 153-A for inciting communal disharmony at Raipur’s City Kotwali police station on late Thursday night
While one patient was burnt alive, four others died of suffocation due to the fire at a private hospital in Raipur on Saturday.
State Health Minister T S Singh Deo said the overall situation is 'very concerning' and the sudden rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths has posed a challenge for authorities.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon in Dharsiwa police station limits, located on the outskirts of capital Raipur.
S Badrinath recently played in the veteran's tournament in Raipur, just like the legendary Sachin Tendulkar and former India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, who also tested positive for COVID-19
Chasing a target of 182 set by India Legends, Sri Lanka could only manage 167/7 in 20 overs in the final of the Inaugural Road Safety World Series
Both India legends and Sri Lanka Legends have been in good form and a close encounter is predicted. Catch the match details, telecast details and likely XI here
Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan, who play for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, have produced stunning knocks against England in the ongoing T20 series
Tendulkar (65) led the way with a half century after Virender Sehwag's entertaining cameo and Yuvraj Singh's six-hitting spree to post 218 for three in last night's semi-final clash.
After Tendulkar delighted fans with a 37-ball 60, Yuvraj smashed four sixes in-a-row as India legends beat South Africa legends in Road Safety World Series
Taken for treatment, fake doctor raped the siblings on the pretext of curing them through ‘black magic’.
In a bone-chilling incident, a fast track court in Raipur has sentenced a 47-year-old man to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping his minor stepdaughter
The highest number of Naxal deaths were reported in Sukma district.
The team of security forces was out on an anti-naxal operation when the IED went off near Tadmetla village.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.