Chhattisgarh trounce Arunachal

Shillong, Dec. 8: Chhattisgarh defeated Arunachal Pradesh by nine wickets in the BCCI Associate Members Tournament for senior women played here today.

Chhattisgarh, after winning the toss, elected to field. Arunachal Pradesh could manage to score a paltry 12 runs in 8.3 overs losing all wickets. Gora Jully topscored with four runs from six balls. Buddhi Prada claimed six wickets while Neha Varu took three.

In reply, Chhattisgarh scored 15 runs by losing one wicket in 2.5 overs.

Achala Vishwakarma scored six runs from seven balls while Pebi Gara took a wicket.

Din in Chhattisgarh Assembly; House adjourned for day

Raipur, Dec 8 (PTI) Chhattisgarh Assembly saw uproarious scenes for the third straight day, leading to the adjournment of the House for the day.Main Opposition Congress accused the BJP Government of betraying farmers in the state.Leader of Opposition Ravindra Chaubey said the ruling party has not fulfilled the assurances given to the farmers in its manifesto.Following din created by the Opposition members, Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik adjourned the House for 15 minutes.When the House assembled there was slogan shouting by the Congress MLAs, which forced another break.

Elephants killed six in Chhattisgarh in 2010

Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Wild elephants trampled six people to death in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district this year, Forest Minister Vikram Usendi said Wednesday.

'As many as six people were killed and 527 houses destroyed by elephants this year,' the minister said in a written reply to Congress legislator Premsai Singh Tekam.

Usendi said the government paid Rs.1 million as compensation to each family which lost a member in the elephant attacks. Over Rs.5 million was paid to people whose houses were brought down.

36 Chhattisgarh legislators suspended

Raipur: Thirty-six legislators, most of them from the opposition Congress, were suspended from the Chhattisgarh assembly on Tuesday for stalling its proceedings over the abduction and killing of children across the state.

The suspension of 34 Congress members and two of the Bahujan Samaj Party was announced by speaker Dharamlal Kaushik after the slogan shouting MLAs stormed into the well of the house and demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh in wake of the recent cases of abduction and killing of children across the state.

36 MLAs suspended from Chhattisgarh Assembly

As many as 36 legislators, mostly from the opposition Congress, were today suspended from the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly after they trooped into the well of the House demanding Chief Minister Raman Singh's resignation over what they said was the deteriorating law and order situation in the State.

As soon as the proceedings began for the day, senior Congress member Nand Kumar Patel raised the issue of the deteriorating law and order situation and mentioned several criminal incidents that had taken place in Ambikapur and Raipur recently.

36 Chhattisgarh legislators suspended for stalling assembly

Raipur, Dec 7 (IANS) Thirty-six legislators, most of them from the opposition Congress, were suspended from the Chhattisgarh assembly Tuesday for stalling its proceedings over the abduction and killing of children across the state.

The suspension of 34 Congress members and two of the Bahujan Samaj Party was announced by Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik after the slogan shouting MLAs stormed into the well of the house and demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh in the wake of the recent cases of abduction and killing of children across the state.

Magistrate's wife tries to burn him alive, held

Raipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The wife of a district judicial magistrate in Chhattisgarh was arrested for attempting to set her husband on fire, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

The arrest was made late Monday from the state's industrial town Korba, some 220 km from here, after judicial magistrate K.P. Singh Bhadoria registered a complaint against his wife Mannu for dousing him with petrol and trying to set him afire.

TV Ad campaign against Naxal violence

Raipur STEPPING up its media campaign, Chhattisgarh government has launched animated television spots, highlighting the extent of damages caused due to Naxalite violence, mainly in tribal Bastar region, and pitching a message for unity to ‘protect right to life’.

The 50-second animation TV Ad begins with depiction of a land mine blast targeting a passenger bus and later throws up statistics related to Naxalite violence—killing of 1030 civilians and 720 security

Training Course on “Forest Certification” for the Indian Forest Service Officers inaugurated at Amity University

The one-week long Training Course on “Forest Certification” for the Indian Forest Service Officers organized by Amity School of Natural Resources and Sustainable Development at Amity University, Noida, Sector – 125 was inaugurated today by Dr. J.C. Kala, Ex-Director General (Forests) & Hony. Director General, AIGWES, Dr. Sunil Saran, Vice Chairman, Amity Science Technology and Innovation Foundation and Maj. Gen. R.K. Dhawan, Senior Vice President RBEF & Director International Affairs Division, Amity University

SAIL, Jindal among nine given mining rights in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Dec 6 (IANS) Public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and private power utility Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) were among the total of nine companies that were allotted mines in Chhattisgarh since December 2000, the state assembly was told Monday.

Four companies, including SAIL, were allotted iron ore mines in the state while five companies, including JPL, were given coal mines since December 2000, Chief Minister Raman Singh said in a written reply.