The Environment Impact Assessment study will focus on identifying the likely impacts associated with the construction and operation of the proposed BRT corridor in Naya Raipur and pickup points in Raipur and mitigate them through a detailed environment management plan.

Raipur: The case of Pushp Steel and Mines reverberated in Chhattisgarh assembly, as the Congress party attacked Chief Minister Raman Singh, asking him to divulge the name of the owner of the dubious firm that was granted mining rights in the state in violation of rules.

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee

Dantewada: The highlands of Chhattisgarh are in flames. Those flames of Naxal violence threaten to spread from the Bastar tableland to singe India

Raipur: In order to deal with receding ground-water level that has led to a drinking water crisis in many parts of Chhattisgarh, the State Government has launched a three-year

Even as controversies continue to plague implementation of the centrally sponsored Pradhan mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Chhattisgarh, a BJP legislator has raised questions over the quality of road construction and also demanded blacklisting of erring contractors.

Nearly one-and-a-half month after the collapse of chimney at a power plant near here, the police on Monday arrested three senior officials of Vedanta Resources-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) in connection with the accident. The accident had claimed at least 41 lives at BALCO Nagar on September 23.

R Krishna Das / Raipur July 24, 2009, 0:02 IST

WHEN Keshav Tandon, of Banarasi village in Raipur district, announced the launch of a project to deepen two village ponds, he thought it will be a showpiece for the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme in the state. For, Banarasi has been facing acute water shortage.

R Krishna Das / Raipur June 02, 2009, 0:48 IST

Chhattisgarh Ispat Bhumi Limited (CIBL) was set up as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) under the Central government

Raipur: Faced with the problem of adverse effects on environment and ecology due to mineral exploration and development, the Chhattisgarh Government has urged the Centre to constitute a specific fund to help the state to cover the costs of resource development through mining operations.

Chhattisgarh Governor ESL Narashimhan has expressed concern over the rise in pollution level, which has become a life hazard for people, specially in Raipur.