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C'garh among six States with more female prisoners in jails

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Delhi had more female prisoners than the capacity of the respective jails as on December 31, 2016. As per information compiled by National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 18498 female prisoners were lodged in different jails of the country against the available...

SC has not exonerated Raman Govt: Punia

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh in-charge of All India Congress Committee (AICC), PL Punia while commenting on the decision of the Supreme Court over AugustaWestland chopper deal has said the Supreme Court has not given a clean chit to the BJP Government and it had only refused a demand for formation of a Special...

16 farmers on study mission to Gujarat from today

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

A total of 16 farmers from nine districts of Chhattisagrh will be visiting Gujarat on Wednesday to study the cultivation of medicinal plants. Two students of Indira Gandhi Agriculture University (IGAU) Raipur will also join the study team. The study tour is being organised by Chhattisgarh State Medicinal Plants Board, officials...

SC dismisses petition seeking probe against C’garh Govt

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by an NGO seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities in the purchase of an AgustaWestland chopper by the Chhattisgarh Government for VIP use in 2006-07. A Bench of justices AK Goel and UU Lalit dismissed the plea by non-governmental organisation Swaraj Abhiyan...

Truth always triumphs, Raman on SC verdict

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh while commenting on the decision of the Supreme Court over AugustaWestland chopper deal said ‘truth always triumphs’. The decision coming on the occasion of Shivratri provides a good indication, he said. Singh said “Chhattisgarh government followed all the regulations formed by Purchase Committee comprising Principal Secretary,...

Series of poll related meetings held at CGPCC

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

A series of meetings are being held by the Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CGPCC) ahead of the Assembly polls later this year. Three such meetings of party were held on Tuesday including that of Research and Analysis Department and elected members of Urban Bodies in the state. Harshwardhan Shyam, All India Congress...

Oppn stages walkout over Land Ceiling Act issue

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Opposition Congress members staged walkout in Chhattisgarh Assembly over the issue of Land Ceiling Act on Monday. The members were not satisfied with the reply of Revenue Minister Prem Prakash Pandey. Congress member Bhupesh Bahhel had raised the issue of private companies being given exemption under Land Ceiling Act. He had...

‘44.950 Ha land acquired for rly projects’

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Revenue Minister Prem Prakash Pandey informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Monday that 44.950 hectares of land had been acquired from 202 farmers for various railway line projects in the State. In a written reply to Congress member Umesh Patel, the Minister informed that the land compensation is being paid as per...

‘27 categories of units have online pollution monitoring system'

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 | SR | Raipur | in Raipur

Housing and Environment Minister Rajesh Munat informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Monday that all the 27 categories of industrial units have installed online monitoring system for measuring pollution in the State. In a written reply to BJP member, Rajmahant Sawlaram Dahre, the Minister informed that as per the parameters set by Central...

129 industrial units operational in Bastar division

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Housing and Environment Minister Rajesh Munat has informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Monday that there are 129 industrial units operational in Bastar division. In a written reply to Congress member Deepak Baij, the Minister informed that complaints had been received about three industrial units generating pollution and action is being taken.


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