Congress on Thursday demanded an apology from Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over the state police demanding back Rs 10,000, it had spent on performing the last rites of a Special Police Officer, felled in an encounter with Naxals, from his family.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday strongly condemned the Maoist attack on policemen in Sukma district, terming it a "cowardly" and "shameful" act of violence and directed officials to track down the rebels involved in the strike.
The per capita income in Chhattisgarh is estimated at Rs 64,442 for the 2014-15 fiscal, while the state's economy is likely to grow by 13.20 percent during the period, according to the government document.
In a major overhaul of security drill for VIPs, NSG's elite 'Black Cat' commandos are likely to be withdrawn for Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad even as Saradha scam accused Mantang Sinh will continue to enjoy Z-plus cover.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a meeting of 20th Central Zonal Council on security where he held discussions on infrastructure and Naxal menace with chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.