Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday alleged that the police in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh were trying to protect TV news anchor Rohit Ranjan, who is accused of playing a doctored clip of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. His statement comes amid the Chhattisgarh police’s allegation that their counterparts in Uttar[Read More…]
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After PFRDA rejects Chhattisgarh govt’s request, CM urges Modi to refund Rs 17,240 cr collected under NPS
Baghel made this demand to the prime minister days after the PFRDA rejected the state government’s request to withdraw Rs 17,240 crore accrued under the NPS.
The CM will also facilitate the women from the Dunex factory in curating the special offering for Lordess Danteshwari.
Chhattisgarh government wrote to Railway Board urging it to continue the operation of local trains passing through the state.
Chhattisgarh government has appointed Ganesh Misra, Liason Officer (Chhattisgarh Bhawan, Delhi) as Nodal officer. He is in constant touch with the Ukrainian government.
He also said that cases should be lodged against those involved in illegal sand mining activities and vehicles used in unauthorised transportation should be seized, according to the official.
Schemes related to affordable generic medicines and relief to farmers and the Godhan Nyay Yojana have been highly appreciated at the national level, the sources close to the Chhattisgarh chief minister said.
The statement of the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister came after the resignations of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs in Uttar Pradesh, weeks ahead of the state Assembly elections.
The chief minister addressed a ‘Run for CG Pride’ hosted to mark the state government completing three years in power on December 17.
His remarks come days after West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee took swipes at the Congress leadership and said there is ”no UPA”, after meeting NCP supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai.
Ensure adequate supply of jute gunny bags for paddy purchase in Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel to PM; fears law and order situation
He urged the PM to direct the Union Food department and Jute Commissioner to ensure a timely supply of gunny bags.
Addressing the state level Panchayati Raj Convention here, Baghel said the honorarium given to the sarpanch will be increased from Rs 2000 to Rs 4000, while the hike will be from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 for zilla parishad presidents.
Talking to reporters at the Raipur airport before leaving for Lucknow, Baghel also said the issue of rotating the chief minister’s post should not be raised again and again to disturb the atmosphere in the state.
Under this scheme named Shri Dhanvantari Dawa Yojana, 188 medical stores will be opened in 169 urban bodies, where generic medicines will be sold at more than 50 per cent discount on the maximum retail price (MRP), a government public relations officer said.
He was replying to a query on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s remark on Tuesday that it was on Mahatma Gandhi’s request that Savarkar wrote mercy petitions to the British.
“There is no change happening as the state. State in-charge has himself said that there was no such formula. The Congress is united in the state, there are no differences and the issue is settled now.”
Baghel said this referring to the detention of Priyanka in Sitapur following the violence, in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed last Sunday.
Baghel also hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath calling him a coward for not visiting the families of the victims who died in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Chhattisgarh CM alleges drone seen hovering over room where Priyanka Gandhi has been detained
“Whose drone is seen hovering over the Priyanka Gandhi’s room where she has been kept in custody for over 30 hours,” the Chhattisgarh CM tweeted in Hindi with a video of drone seen hovering over a building.
Lakhimpur violence: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel slams UP govt for not allowing him to land at Lucknow airport
Baghel was scheduled to visit Lakhimpur Kheri in UP where eight people were killed after violence erupted during a farmers’ protest on Sunday.
While Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is on overdrive on the issue of development. He has been taking some decisions and highlighting the people-friendly policies of the government.
The opposition has been opposing the Centre continuously over the past few months over rising fuel prices across the country.
Political temperature within the Congress in Chhattisgarh has all of a sudden soared as 56 party MLAs are openly backing Baghel and they are ready to parade before party high-command in New Delhi. Majority of them have already landed in the national capital.
The meeting of these two leaders with Rahul Gandhi came amid Deo’s reported claims for the top post in the state, demanding rotational chief ministership.
If high command asks someone else to be CM, it will be so: Bhupesh Baghel after meeting Congress leaders
Baghel met Priyanka Gandhi at her residence for more than an hour. Senior party leader Pawan Bansal was also present. Baghel met Chattisgarh state in charge PL Punia after meeting Priyanka Gandhi.