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No-trust vote against Raman Singh government defeated after 19-hour debate

No-trust vote against Raman Singh government defeated after 19-hour debate

As many as 48 members voted against the motion while 38 polled in its favour. In the 90-member House, BJP has 49 members, Congress 39, BSP one and an independent.

Dec 23, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Congress brings no-trust motion against Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh

Congress brings no-trust motion against Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh

The main opposition Congress on Friday came out with a 168-point `charge sheet' in the Chhattisgarh Assembly as a part of its no-confidence motion.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
Chhattisgarh govt websites defaced; hacker posts Pakistani flag, warning

Chhattisgarh govt websites defaced; hacker posts Pakistani flag, warning

Exposing cybersecurity flaws of key departments in Chhattisgarh, a pro-Pakistani hacker defaced the website and posted a Pakistani flag with a warning message.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Raman Singh completes an uninterrupted 14-year run as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Raman Singh completes an uninterrupted 14-year run as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday completed an uninterrupted 14-year rule in the state. Expressing gratitude towards the people of the state, on the occasion of completion of 14 years of his government, Singh thanked them for their 'affection, cooperation and support.'

Dec 07, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
No space for cow vigilantism: Chhattisgarh CM

No space for cow vigilantism: Chhattisgarh CM

"There is no history of riots in Chhattisgarh. Votes are never cast on the basis of caste and religion,”he said.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
Superstition in top gear: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh buys 19 Pajero SUVs with identical numbers

Superstition in top gear: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh buys 19 Pajero SUVs with identical numbers

Looking to win his fourth term, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh recently purchased 19 Mitsubishi Pajero SUVs - each having '004' at the end of the number plate.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Sing inaugurates new shelter for tiger cubs

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Sing inaugurates new shelter for tiger cubs

The Chief Minister said that this would increase tourist attraction in the state. 

Nov 29, 2017, 07:07 AM IST
Will look if fraud was done by Chhattisgarh govt in Augusta deal: SC

Will look if fraud was done by Chhattisgarh govt in Augusta deal: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it wanted the Chhattisgarh government to answer a few questions on the purchase of an AgustaWestland helicopter for VIP use in 2006-2007 as it was only concerned whether any "fraud or hanky-panky" was committed.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
Sex CD row: Chhattisgarh govt recommends CBI probe; Congress slams Raman Singh regime

Sex CD row: Chhattisgarh govt recommends CBI probe; Congress slams Raman Singh regime

Chhattisgarh government on Saturday recommended CBI probe into sex CD row allegedly involving PWD Minister Rajesh Munat.

Oct 28, 2017, 22:08 PM IST
Labour Canteen: Chhattisgarh Govt. to provide nutritious meal for Rs 5

Labour Canteen: Chhattisgarh Govt. to provide nutritious meal for Rs 5

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday launched the 'Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shram Anna Sahayata Yojna' under which nutritious meal will be provided to labourers at a humble price of Rupees five.

Sep 18, 2017, 08:08 AM IST

Govt to strengthen education in backward, Naxal areas: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday said that the government is working to strengthen education in the backward and the Naxal-hit areas of the state.

Sep 15, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi asks BJP CMs to work in 'mission mode' for 'New India' by 2022

PM Narendra Modi asks BJP CMs to work in 'mission mode' for 'New India' by 2022

Prime Minister on Monday met chief ministers of BJP-ruled states.

Aug 21, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
What Nitish has done in Bihar is anti-democratic: Congress

What Nitish has done in Bihar is anti-democratic: Congress

Tagging Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's move of quitting the 'Mahagathbandhan' and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as anti-democratic, the Congress on Saturday said it was deceitful on his part to do so.

Jul 29, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

BJP leader urges CWC to act on Mahanadi river dispute

Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra on Saturday urged the Central Water Commission (CWC) to facilitate an agreement between Odisha and Chhattisgarh for proper sharing of the Mahanadi river water.

Jun 17, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Innocent farmers being used for political motive: Chhattisgarh CM

Innocent farmers being used for political motive: Chhattisgarh CM

Expressing grief over the deaths of five farmers in violent protests in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said innocent farmers are being used for political motives.

Jun 07, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh's 'Mission Sukma': Air support, hit naxal leaders, development

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday outlined 'Mission Sukma', which suggests use of air power, targeting naxal leadership, continuous development works among others, to eradicate the left-wing extremism from the worst affected district of the state.

May 08, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Sukma Naxal attack: Grieved families of CRPF martyrs demand justice as Centre assures action

Sukma Naxal attack: Grieved families of CRPF martyrs demand justice as Centre assures action

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh and other top officials on Tuesday to paid tribute to 25 brave CRPF jawans who were killed in a deadly Maoist attack in Sukma yesterday. The attack took place between Burkapal-Chintagufa area in south Bastar, the worst Maoist violence affected district of the state. President Pranab Mukherjee, VP Hamid Ansari, PM Narendra Modi and many senior leaders had yesterday condemned the attack on CRPF jawans and expressed their heart-felt condolences. 

Apr 25, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

'Extremely distressed' over Naxal attack: CG CM Raman Singh

"I am extremely distressed to know about the Naxal attack in Sukma. I am cancelling my Delhi tour and returning to Chhattisgarh to attend a meeting," he wrote on Twitter.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

Political battle can't be shifted to court: Chhattisgarh govt to SC

The Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan was shifting its "political battle" to the court in the garb of a petition for probe against Chief Minister Raman Singh in the purchase of an Agusta helicopter for VVIP use.

Apr 19, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Chhattisgarh to impose liquor ban in village with population more than 3,000: CM Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh to impose liquor ban in village with population more than 3,000: CM Raman Singh

Following the footsteps of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday announced that prohibition of alcohol would be imposed in the state.

Apr 12, 2017, 00:24 AM IST