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State Budget disappointing, says Congress

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CGPCC) President Bhupesh Baghel and Leader of Opposition TS Singhdeo have jointly termed the State Budget 2018-19 as ‘disappointing’. In a joint statement , the two party leaders stated that the youth, women , education employees and the labourers are disappointed with the budget. There is also...

A Budget for all: PHDCCI

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

While welcoming the State Budget 2018-19, Veenu Jain, Chairman, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) Chhattisgarh Committee said that the State Government has provided a budget for all. The focus on agriculture, rural economy, health, infrastructure, Tribal Tourism and MSMEs is highly appreciable, he said. Jain with a high note of...

Raman presents tax-free poll Budget

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

With an eye on registering fourth successive victory in assembly polls due later this year, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh presented Rs 83,179 crore tax-free Budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 on Saturday in state assembly amid occasional interruptions by opposition Congress members. The Budget which is dubbed “highly impressive” by...

Opp members create ruckus over funds for SKY scheme

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Opposition Congress members created ruckus in the Chhattisgarh Assembly on Friday over the issue of funds proposed for the SKY scheme meant for the development of Panchayats from the 14th Finance commission recommendations. Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal adjourned the House proceedings for five minutes after the pandemonium was created by the Opposition...

138 pending compensation cases for Kelo Dam Canal

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

There are a total of 138 pending cases of land compensation for the Kelo Dam canal, Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Friday. In a written reply to Congress member Umesh Patel, the Minister informed that there is a provision to award land compensation at twice the rate...

No annual inspection of cold storages in Raipur district: Min

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | pns | Raipur | in Raipur

There is no annual inspection of cold storages in Raipur distt, Agriculture Min Brijmohan Agrawal informed Assembly on Friday. In a written reply to Member Amit Jogi, the Min informed that there are a total of 28 cold storages operational in the district out of which 18 are registered with...

11,836 cattle died in last 3 years: Min

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

A total of 11,836 cattle died due to causes of old age, accident, injury during illegal transportation and natural causes between 2014 to Dec 31, 2017 , Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Friday. In a written reply to Congress member Amarjeet Bhagat, the Min informed that a total...

‘Reduce VAT and remove Cess on petroleum products’

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The Congress party has demanded from the ruling BJP government in the State to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) and to remove the Cess from the Petrol and Diesel in the State Budget to be presented in Chhattisgarh Assembly on Saturday. The hike in petroleum prices had also increased the...

Two Maoists gunned down by security forces

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Rajnandgaon | in Raipur

Two hardcore Maoists, including a Deputy Commander, were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in a insurgency-infested forest patch in Rajnandgaon district on Friday, police said. The skirmish took place at around 12.30 pm in the forest of Bodla village under Gatapar police station limits when a joint...

Punia to flag off Mahant’s ‘Hasdeo Janyatra’

Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh In-charge of All India Congress Committee (AICC), P.L. Punia would be on a six day visit of the state from Saturday. During his visit, he will also flag off ‘Hasdeo Janyatra’ of former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Charandas Mahant commencing from Baikunthpur in Koriya on February 14. Party sources...


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