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National conference of Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh

NATIONAL conference of primary wing of the Akhil Bharatiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh was organised at Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh on August 27. A total of 492 delegates from 17 states participated in the conference. Shri Amar Agrawal, Health and Family Welfare Minister of the State, inaugurated the conference.

'Narendra Modi like Sardar Patel who worked towards unification of India'

Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday compared Narendra Modi's Sadbhavana mission to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's acts and decisions which led to the unification of India around 1947.

"Sardar Patel took up the task of unification of India at the time of the independence... Now again such an effort is being launched from here in the form of Modi's Sadbhavana Mission. India is a peace-loving country and this message is being spread to every corner of the world through Modi's mission," Munda said at Gujarat University Convention Centre here, where Gujarat Chief Minister is on his fast.

Remembering the 'bhoodan movement' of 1951 in Delhi

In the absence of a bhoodan (gifting land to the landless) act, bhoodan land has become disputed in many regions of Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

The community hall at Delhi's [ Images ] Gandhi Smriti, Tees January marg was packed with a generation of Gandhian followers, clad in white kurta and pyjamas on Sunday. They had all gathered to felicitate 'bhoodani's- people who had gifted their lands to the landless and harijans in the early 1950s, and which, in a way, started the 'bhoodan movement'.

Law University recruits 'student spies' to curb ragging

Raipur: The Hidayatullah National Law University has formed an anti-ragging squad to eliminate the menace from the campus and the hostel premises. The squad was formed in a meeting chaired by the vice-chancellor of the university on Friday.

The five-member squad will include two students. However, the names of these two students will not be disclosed so that they can keep a closer eye on the ragging in the university. They have to inform the university officials about any ragging activity that's taking place.

Stop diamond firm from mining in Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress leader Ajit Jogi Monday expressed strong opposition to diamond trading firm, B. Vijaykumar and Company, saying the Chhattisgarh government should stop it from carrying out mining in Raipur district and taking away the state's precious stones.

"The company, B. Vijaykumar, has been cleared recently by a tribunal, to begin diamond mining work in Mainpur-Devbhog area in the district. The state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government must move court to stop it from beginning mining work in a confirmed diamond-deposit territory," Jogi said in a statement.

Chhattisgarh unveils plan to boost tourism, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh tourism department Thursday unveiled a plan to boost tourism in the state to encash its diverse natural flora and fauna, cultural treasures and centuries-old architectural wonders.
‘We are promoting our national parks, forests, ancient temples, royal palaces and caves and unique groups of indigenous people as the unique selling proposition of Chhattisgarh,’ Tourism Secretary Subrat Sahoo told reporters here.
‘Come to Chhattisgarh and discover a secret India… India the way it used to be,’ he added.

26 junior police officers lose job in Chhattisgarh, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Sep 15 (PTI) The Chhattisgarh Government has terminated the services of 26 junior level police officers after a ruling by the High Court related to appointment of Sub-Inspectors in 2007, official sources said today.These officials are of Sub-Inspector and Platoon Commander ranks.The State Professional Exam Board had conducted preliminary exams for selection of 380 Sub-Inspectors and Platoon Commanders in 2006.

CPI opposes review of court order on Salwa Judum, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja on Sunday came down heavily on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for supporting the Chhattisgarh government in forming the vigilante group, Salwa Judum, for tackling the Naxalite movement. He termed such a force a threat to democratic politics.

Cong demands Raman Singh's resignation after Lokayukta report, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Opposition Congress on Friday demanded Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh's resignation following Lokayukta's statement that government lacked the political will to act against corruption. Chief Lokayukta Justice LC Bhadu has written on the issues pertaining to corruption in the

preface to the annual report of the Lok Aayog.

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