Raipur, Aug 23 (IANS) Left parties took out rallies across Chhattisgarh Tuesday in support of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, a statement said.
The Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) held rallies in Raipur, Bilaspur and the state's industrial towns of Korba, Raigarh and Bhilai, a statement by the parties said.
Meanwhile, the support for Hazare grew in capital Raipur with school students, traders and government employees joining peace protests in the heart of the city at Budha Talab.
Business Standard will launch Business Standard Hindi, its Hindi daily, in Raipur, on August 24. This will be Business Standard's eighth edition, and the first in Chhattisgarh.
The new edition will have a cover price of Rs 3, and will be published six days a week -- from Monday to Saturday. It will, apart from Raipur, reach out to readers in Bhilai, Bilaspur, Korba, Raigad and Jagadalpur.
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS): The protests in support of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare got a fillip in Chhattisgarh Thursday as traders, lawyers and even engineering and medical students joined rallies and candlelight marches.
Civil society members and others are holding protests mainly in Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg, Jagdalpur, Ambikapur besides the industrial towns of Korba, Raigarh and Bhilai since Tuesday morning when Hazare was taken into detention barely hours before he was to begin his fast for a strong Lokpal bill.
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS): Crowds started swelling at protest venues across Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive day Wednesday to support social activist Anna Hazare, fasting at the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.
People from all walks of life and different age groups - students, office-goers, homemakers and farmers - stepped out from their houses to join peace protests to back Hazare, who despite being released has refused to move out of the Tihar Jail in Delhi until he is allowed to carry on his hunger-strike without any conditions.
Bilaspur, Aug 10 (PTI) Chhattisgarh High Court came down heavily on a former state director of medical education for allegedly misusing his official position in securing admission for his daughter and her friend in medical course subverting the norms, sources said.Former Chhattisgarh director of medical education Dr S L Adile allegedly facilitated admission of his daughter Akanksha and her friend Priya Gupta in Jagdalpur medical college in a reserved seat through the Central pool in year 2006.The state government on a complaint by one Dr Anil Khakhriya conducted a probe and cancelled the admis
New Delhi, Delhi, July 26, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- Central Zone, which comprises the 3 states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, houses approximately 6 million orphan children (under 18 years) and this figure will shoot up to 7.6 million by the year 2021 according to a recent study by SOS Children's Villages of India. It is closely followed by the East Zone which has approximately 5.20 million orphans, and is estimated to increase to 6 million by 2021.
After almost a year since its entry in Chhattisgarh with its Raipur and Bhilai editions, Patrika launched its Bilaspur edition last week – its third edition in the state. With total 20 pages, including four-paged daily supplements, the newspaper is priced at Rs 1.50 on week days and Rs 2.50 on weekends.
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