• Chhattisgarh polls: Congress, BJP vie for Raipur November 15, 2013

    Raipur: With the second phase of polling in Chhattisgarh just days away, it's going to be a battle for 11 constituencies, including the crucial capital city of Raipur. Network 18 visited the political camps to find out what are the election issues there. Raipur has seen a boom in the...
  • Chhattisgarh turns into a battleground, voting on Monday November 10, 2013

    Rajnandgaon: As the first phase of voting will began in Chhattisgarh on Monday, the state has turned into a battleground with Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi campaigning in Chief Minister Raman Singh's constituency Rajnandgaon last week. While Raman Singh is campaigning across the state his wife Veena Singh has focused...
  • Chhattisgarh: A power surplus state has no power for Bastar November 8, 2013

    I walked the lonely road that cuts through the sal forest. The thick forest with its tall trees has been a silent witness to a lot of turmoil and bloodshed in recent years. The calmness of the woods is being used as a cover for the Maoist activities. The Maoist...
  • A power surplus state has no power for tribals in Bastar November 8, 2013

    After years of promises by Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh to bring about development in various districts of Chhattisgarh, a small tribal village calledKutumsar in Darbha block lays silent, powerless and absolutely untouched by any development. It talks volumes about Raman Singh's failure to address basic needs of the tribals, leave...
  • Chhattisgarh: Locals hope for development in Naxal-hit areas November 8, 2013

    Dantewada: As top political leaders campaign in Chhattisgarh, the question is how easy it is to do so in the red corridor. IBN Network traveled across the volatile districts of Bastar and Dantewada to talk to voters amidst tight security. As the battle for Chhattisgarh heats up, national leaders including...
  • Chhattisgarh: Locals caught in Naxals-government crossfire in Bastar November 5, 2013

    Raipur: As Chhattisgarh prepares to go to polls on November 11 and 19, electricity, medicare, education are just words in Bastar. The locals caught in the crossfire between Naxals and the government forces continue to live in fear. In May 2013 at Jiram Ghati, Naxals brutally attacked on Congress leaders...
  • UP govt responsible for allocation of funds for Encephalitis: Azad October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: At least 350 children have died due to Encephalitis in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh so far in 2013. An average of 500 deaths are reported each year from this region. In fact, over 70 per cent of encephalitis cases in the country are reported from UP. In...
  • Khurshid defends Antony over statement row, calls it Army's 'mistake' August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has defended AK Antony over his statement on the LoC killings and his instead called it an error by the Army PRO. He said the Army realised that there was a mistake in the statement and then sent out a corrected version. "The...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Story of the missing 18-year-old June 29, 2013

    Santosh Singh is among the people still missing after the Uttarakhand floods. IBN7's Mausami Singh sends us the story of the 18-year old who had gone to Kedarnath but did not return. ...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Jungle Chetti survivors tell their horrific story June 24, 2013

    Dehradun: Several people were stranded for several days without any food or water in an isolated area of Jungle Chetti between Ram Bara and Gaurikund in Uttarakhand. The trapped people were finally rescued by the security personnel and taken to safe places. Jungle Chetti is an isolated forested area near...
  • Angry relatives of missing people block roads in Dehradun June 21, 2013

    Dehradun: Angry relatives of those missing in Uttarakhand after floods and landslides blocked roads in Dehradun on Friday and shouted slogans against the government. Those agitating said they have been getting no information whatsoever on any missing persons and are getting no help from the government. Many of those protesting...
  • Watch: Bad weather conditions hit rescue operations in Uttarakhand June 20, 2013

    As the weather conditions get bad, the rescue operation becomes difficult to be carried out in Uttarakhand. The low visibility has resulted in choppers to be grounded. Army, ITBP, state administration have been put into work. ...
  • Not enough manpower to deal with such a calamity: Uttarakhand CM June 19, 2013

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has appealed for help saying there is not enough manpower to handle a calamity of this level. "I would call this natural disaster the Himalayan Tsunami. We are deploying as many choppers as we can, but their use is limited by the size of the...