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HC dismisses Sai's plea seeking disqualification of 12 Congress MLAs

HIgh Court, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh High Court dismissed the petition filed by the then Leader of Opposition and senior BJP Leader Nandkumar Sai disqualification of 12 Congress party legislatures from the Chhattisgarh State Assembly, on Monday. On a previous day hearing, the Court had reserved its verdict after hearing the counsels of Sai and the allegedly defected former MLAs. It may be recalled that immediately of formation of the Chhattisgarh, a new Assembly was also constituted to run the affairs of the newly formed State.

Youth Congress member submit memo to SSP

Youth Congress leader Akash Tiwari along with school children submitting memorandum to Senior Superintendent of Police in Raipur

To Oppose plying of buses in the populated areas of Shankar Nagar, the members of youth Congress led by Akash Tiwari submitted memorandum to Senior Superintendent of Police Dipanshu Kaabra here on Monday. The agitation was very well supported by the children from various school also. It may be recalled that administration has permitted the private buses entries from Bhagat Singh Chowk through Askoka Tower to Pandri Bus Stand.

BJP celebrates election of Rajnath as party chief

The news of Rajnath Singh being elected as the National President of BJP was celebrated.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has expressed his contentment on the appointment of Rajnath Singh as the National President Of Bharatiya Janata Party and extended his best wishes and heartiest greetings. Talking to the media persons on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said that it is for the third time that the party has bestowed upon the responsibility of National President to Rajnath Singh.

IYC members distribute sweets

IYC members distributing sweets in the old age home.

Celebrating the appointment of Rahul Gandhi as Vice-President of All India Congress Committee, members of Indian Youth Congress on Sunday went to the old age home situated at Katora Talab and distributed sweets, fruits and snacks to the people residing there. The people on this gave blessings to Rahul Gandhi for a bright political future ahead.

Youth Congress to gherao CM House foiled amid high drama

Police personnel using water cannon to disperse agitating Youth Congress workers.

The State capital on Friday witnessed high voltage drama demonstration staged by Youth Congress (YC) workers to protest Kanker rape case, albeit caused much of inconvenience to common people, who were left stranded in extremely annoying and prolong traffic snarls. However, the Youth Congress worker bid to 'gherao' Chief Minister's house was foiled by heavy posse of security personnel deployed, near Subhash Stadium.

Chhattisgarh Assembly budget session likely

Chhattisgarh Assembly

The Budget Session (12th Session of Third Assembly) is likely to begin from February 18
and continue till March 22. During the session, there will be total 22 meetings. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, who also holds the Finance portfolio, is likely to table the General Budget proposals (demand proposals) for the financial year 2013-14 on February 27. It is being stated that the cumulative size of the budget proposals would be around or more than Rs 45,000 crore, the largest up till now.

Congress calls for Chhattisgarh bandh on January 9

Former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi flagging off torch rally on Youth Congress, protest against the Kanker Rape case here

Taking serious note of Kanker rape incident, the main Opposition party Congress has called for Chhattisgarh bandh on January 9 and also demanded that Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on moral ground should resign from the post. Meanwhile, party members submitted memorandum to Governor Shekhar Dutt seeking ouster of ruling Government and there women counterpart staged massive demonstration and courted arrested here on Monday.

Chhattisgarh first state to pass Food Security Bill

Chhattisgarh Assembly

The Chhattisgarh Food Security Bill 2012 was passed in the Chhattisgah Assembly on Friday with thumping majority. Chhattisgarh has become the first state in the country which has made availability of subsized food-grains to 50 lakh poor families in the state, a legal right, by passing the Chhattisgarh Food Security Bill 2012, which now has taken the shape of an Act. By making law for ensuring food security to the poor, Chhattisgarh has created a golden moment in the country's political history, said Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh.

NMDC steel plant to get water from Indravati, Sabari rivers

Chhattisgarh Assembly

Housing and Environment Minister Rajesh Munat informed the house that NMDC steel Plant, which is coming-up in Nagarnar, requires 6,000 cusec meter water during construction and while in operation the plant will need 147120 cusec meter water per day. The water will be supplied by through the pipline from Indravati and Sabri Rivers.

Congress to organise massive public rally

Nand Kumar Patel, president Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee

To continue their protest against the misdeed of ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Government, main opposition Congress will organise a massive public rally on December 28. During the rally, Congress will highlight corruption and irregularities by the government in past nine years. According to President of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) Nand Kumar Patel, there is resentment among the masses over the prevailing corruption.

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