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Cong to fight polls on farmers' issues: Punia

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh In-charge of All India Congress Committee (AICC) P.L. Punia has said that in the coming Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh would be fought on the issues confronting farmers. He was addressing an Executive Body meeting of State Kisan Congress held here at Congress Bhawan on Friday. Speaking on this occasion, Punia said...

All panchayats in State to get wi-fi connectivity by 2019

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State-level BharatNet Project implementation committee meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Ajay Singh at the Chhattisgarh Assembly premises here on Thursday. The proposal to uplink rural regions with network connectivity by 2019 was deliberated at the meeting, officials informed. The Chief Secretary called upon the meeting to appoint...

C’garh’s ‘Swachhta Doot' dies at 106

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh's face of Open Defecation-Free (ODF) campaign Kunwar Bai, who shot to fame after she sold her goats which were her only source of revenue, to build a toilet in her home in a poverty-hit village house, died on Friday here at a government hospital at the age of 106....

‘Jaitkhaam’, a global attraction: CM

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | PNS | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said that because of the saints like Baba Guru Ghasidas, Chhattisgarh is marching ahead on the path of development. The Chief Minister was attending ‘Gurudarshan Mela’ organized at Giraudpuri - the birthplace, workplace and 'Taposthal' of Baba Guru Ghasidas. After performing the customary rituals in Sant...

55,81,443 smart cards prepared in C’garh so far

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Health Minister Ajay Chandrakar informed the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday that a total of 61,96,110 smart cards are targetted to be made under National Health Insurance Scheme and Chief Minster Health Insurance Scheme. In a written reply to BJP member Shivratan Sharma, he said that 55,81,443 smart cards had been...

298 posts of specialist docs vacant in distt hospitals: Min

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Health Minister Ajay Chandrakar informed the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday that there are 298 posts of specialist doctors lying vacant out of 422 posts in district hospitals of the State. In a written reply to member Amit Jogi, the Minister informed that there are 490 posts of specialist doctors...

Uproar in House over Govt paddy procurement issue

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Opposition Congress members created ruckus in the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday over the issue of paddy procurement while demanding from the State government to keep the promise of procuring each and every grain of paddy from farmers. The Opposition members also staged walkout after being dissatisfied with the reply...

BJP member raises issue of stray cattle causing accidents

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

BJP member Shivratan Sharma raised the issue of stray cattle on roads being cause of accidents through a calling attention motion in the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday. In his reply , Home Minister Ramsevak Paikra said that the stray cattle is caught and sent to the cattle homes. The horns of cattle...

Congress working on ‘Mission-90’: Punia

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh In-charge of All India Congress Committee (AICC), PL Punia has said that Congress party is aiming for victory in all the 90 Assembly seats in the State during the Assembly polls slated later this year. We are working on ‘Mission-90’, he said. He was addressing Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sammelan organized...

Jharkhand team visits ‘Hamar Chhattisgarh’ residential campus

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur | in Raipur

Jharkhand Revenue and Land Reform Minister Amar Kumar Bauri and five MLAs from the State on Thursday visited residential premises of Hamar Chhattisgarh Yojana here. They interacted with the panchayat representatives of Raigarh, Durg and Balod district, who have come on study tour here. The delegation also viewed and observed the...


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