You are here : Home » State Editions »Raipur

State Editions

Raipur

Monday, 24 June 2013 | Pioneer News Service | Raipur | in Raipur
1

Congress resents low-level job offers made to slain leaders’ kin

The Congress party has expressed strong reservations over the proposal of appointment made for the next of kin of slain Congress party leaders in the Darbha Ghati attack for Class III and IV positions in the Government, according to a State Congress Party statement issued here on Sunday. The senior leadership of the party particularly State Congress Working President and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Charandas Mahant, Leader of Opposition Ravindra Choubey and State Congress Programme Co-ordinator Bhupesh Baghel while taking strong exception to the proposal had termed  it as ‘irresponsible behaviour’ of the ruling Government, it said.

The party has also termed the offer of the Class III and IV Government posts to the dependents of the slain Congress leaders as an insult to the leaders who were killed in the attack. The statement further stated that late State Congress President Nandkumar Patel had been MLA five times and had held the post of Home Minister in both the Government of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh besides being Minister of other key departments. Similarly late Mahendra Karma had been an MP and a Minister besides being Leader of Opposition and late Dinesh Patel was highly educated. The offer of low level Government job is an insult to the martyrs, it stated.

 
 
 
Sunday Edition

18th SAARC Summit: Seizing the opportunity

23 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak

There is renewed enthusiasm amongst the SAARC leaders over India’s positive pronouncements of its role in the region. This will give SAARC a new lease of life...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

SOUND BITES

The Mumbai attack highlights how violent extremism can become even more dangerous when abetted by the capacities of a sovereign state.

Canadian envoy to UN | Michael Grant

I don't mind getting typecast as long as it does not overpower me as an actor. We all have grey shades; it depends on the situation.

Bollywood actor | Jaideep Ahlawat

Taj Mahal is a mausoleum of two Muslims, Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Each mausoleum in the country is Waqf property.

UP Minister | Md Azam Khan
Site Designed and Developed by: Infomedia Web Solutions