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BJP stages sit-in against ‘atrocity’ on farmers

BJP stages sit-in against ‘atrocity’ on farmers

Sunday, 23 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

nBharatiya Janata Party on Saturday staged a sin-in at all the district headquarters of the state to protest the alleged ‘anti farmers policy’ of the Congress-led government and ‘atrocities’ on farmers. The agitation in state capital Raipur was led by Lok Sabha member from Raipur Sunil Soni while State BJP president...

Devotees take holy dip in confluence

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAJIM

To mark the ‘Mahashivaratri’, the devotees thronged the ‘Lord Shiva’ temple across the state on Friday. As part of Rajim Fair at the confluence, since early morning thousands of devotees throng to take holy dip and offer prayers at ‘Kuleshwar’ temple. As per reports, the devotees arriving from different parts of...

Cong to protest LPG price hike tomorrow

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Women Congress will hold state-level demonstration at Gandhi Maidan, Raipur on February 23 to protest the erroneous policy of central government which led to the rise in prices of LPG cylinders. They demanded roll back of the recent price hike. Women Congress state president Phulo Devi Netam will lead the demonstration. Netam...

Baijendra Kumar wins Business Leadership Award

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

N. Baijendra Kumar, Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), was presented with ‘The Business Leadership Award 2020,’ on Friday at the Seventh edition of the “Governance Now PSU Awards” at New Delhi. These annual awards showcase businesses and individuals who have exhibited exceptional    leadership in PSU           governance to...

Insurance companies received around Rs 2,400 cr from C’garh

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A huge sum of money running to thousands of crore was paid to insurance companies as premium amount under various insurance-based health model, claimed the state’s health department. It said the amount could be now used for improving the health infrastructure in Chhattisgarh. As per information received from the state health department...

‘Shahi Snan’, procession of ‘Naga Sadhus’ held

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAJIM

On the concluding day of ‘Rajim Maghi Punni Mela- 2020’, the Naga babas, saints-seers of different ‘Akharas’ took out a historical procession for ‘Shahi Snan’ on Saturday, which also coincides with ‘Mahashivaratri’. The procession begun from Sant Samagam, crisscrossing Shrikuleshwar Mahadev temple to Nehru Bal Udyan, Rajim bridge, Pt Sunderlal Sharma...

NCST panel chief claims Bangladeshi Muslims duping tribal people

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | MANISH SONI | AMBIKAPUR

Chariman National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Nand Kumar Sai said in a statement that Bangladeshi Muslims are taking benefit of simplicity of tribal. They are marrying the tribal girls and acquiring their land. He further said during his six-day visit to Bastar   several issues cropped up and one of the key...

Highest amount of paddy procured this year: State govt

Friday, 21 February 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

The paddy purchased from farmers this year was highest ever in Chhattisgarh, state government claimed here on Friday. In all 82.80 lakh ton paddy was purchased from farmers and they were paid Rs 14,400 crore for the same, a press release issued by the state government claimed. However, the procurement fell short...

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