RAMAN SINGH

  • Insult to CRPF martyrs: Is it time for heads to roll? December 5, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hospital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • Will not accept insult to martyr, have ordered probe: CM Raman Singh December 4, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hospital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • Naxal attack on CRPF an attempt to weaken confidence of forces: Raman Singh December 2, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said, "Such incidents are aimed at weakening confidence of our forces." ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, but raises question on his conduct November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The rot in Indian cricket runs deep and it isn't limited to a few cricketers and a few Indian Premier League team owners who loved placing bets, according to findings of the Mukul Mudgal Committee's report which were made public on Monday. International Cricket Council Chairman N Srinivasan is...
  • Chhattisgarh government to adopt children of 14 women who died in Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy November 17, 2014

    Bilaspur: After the sterilisation tragedy in Bilaspur claimed the lives of 14 women, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to adopt the children of the women who died after the surgeries. The government has assured that it will make fixed deposits of Rs 2 lakh for all the children, fund their...
  • Rahul Gandhi blames Chhattisgarh government for Bilaspur tradedy November 15, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi held the Raman Singh government responsible for Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy in which 14 women have lost their live. He said, "This is not just negligence but role of corruption and its government's responsibility. The state government's sterilisation programme was not run properly. The state government...
  • Sterilisation tragedy: Rahul Gandhi heads to Chhattisgarh on Saturday November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi will visit Pendari village in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, where botched sterilisation surgeries have left 13 women dead. Sources said that Gandhi will be meeting the family members of the victims and also take stock of the corrective measures being taken by the state...
  • Sterilisation tragedy: Chhattisgarh government sacks surgeon and chief medical officer November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: The Chhattisgarh government on Thursday sacked surgeon Dr RK Gupta, who conducted the failed sterilisation surgeries which claimed the lives of 14 women and left over 50 hospitalised, and also the Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Bhange for 'dereliction of duty' and 'negligence'. A statement from the state...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: CM orders judicial probe, assures speedy action November 13, 2014

    Bilaspur: Reacting strongly to the recent spate of deaths due to botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday said that the state government will take strict action against those responsible for the deaths. The CM also said that a judicial probe will be ordered into...
  • Bilaspur: Four women admitted to hospital in another case of botched sterilisation operation November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: In another case of botched sterilisation operation reported from Chhattisgarh, four women were admitted to a hospital at Gorela-Pendra in Bilaspur. These four women are among the 28 women on whom operation was conducted on Sunday in a government organized family planning camp. A team of doctors from AIIMS will...
  • Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Death toll rises to 12, doctors from AIIMS to attend to victims November 12, 2014

    Bilaspur: The death toll of the victims which underwent unsuccessful sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has risen up to 12 with nearly fifty still admitted in the hospital. A team of doctors from AIIMS will be attending the victims in Chhattisgarh. According to Health Ministry officials, the government of...
  • Will hug Maoists if they give up violence: Chhattisgarh CM October 7, 2014

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday said that he is ready to embrace Maoists if they give up their path of violence and join the mainstream of society. "People involved in Maoist activities are part of our society. We are ready to hug them if they wish to join...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bureaucrats dance on KBC, face ire of CM Raman Singh October 6, 2014

    Raipur: Two powerful bureaucrats of Chhattisgarh have caught the ire of Chief Minister Raman Singh for dancing on Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan's television show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. Additional Chief Secretary MK Rout and Raman Singh's OSD Vikram Sisodia got on to the stage when the show was being recorded in...
  • Raman asks for providing generic medicines at government hospitals August 18, 2014

    Stressing on the importance of generic medicines, Chief Minister Raman Singh has directed all district collectors to ensure their availability at government hospitals and Red Cross Societyrun medical stores in the state. During a videoconference with the district collectors on Sunday, Singh asked them to hold a meeting of member doctors...
  • Chhattisgarh government disburses loans worth Rs 2,000 crore to farmers August 18, 2014

    Chhattisgarh government has so far disbursed shortterm agriculture loans of over Rs 2,000 crore to state farmers during the ongoing kharif season. Shortterm agriculture loans worth Rs 2,089 crore have been distributed to 9.12 lakh farmers till early this month during the current crop season, a public relations officer said here...
  • Government committed to bring development in Maoisthit areas: CM August 15, 2014

    Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday stressed that the state government will overcome the hindrances in development in the left wing extremism (LWE) areas of the state while marching ahead in the path of inclusive growth and public participation. "I believe that going on the way of inclusive growth, transparency and...
  • New sugar factory to come up in Kabirdham; 20,000 farmers to get its benefits August 8, 2014

    In order to increase sugar production in the state,Chhattisgarhgovernment on Friday said it will set up a new sugar factory in Kabirdham district. This would be the fourth sugar mill in the state and second in Kabirdham. "Chief MinisterRaman Singhhas given inprinciple approval to the proposed action plan for the factory, to...
  • 20 lakh bogus ration cards issued in Chhattisgarh; CM should resign: Congress August 4, 2014

    Alleging that lakhs of bogus ration cardswere issued in Chhattisgarh by the ruling BJP for "political gains", opposition Congress on Monday sought a CBI inquiry into it and demanded Chief Minister Raman Singh's resignation over the issue. "The state government had deliberately issued around 20 lakh ration cards to ineligible people...
  • Raman government failed to provide proper medical care in remote areas July 23, 2014

    Opposition Congress on Wednesday accused the Chhattisgarh government of failing to provide proper medical facilities in the remote areas, particularly in tribal pockets of the state. On the third day of ongoing Monsoon Session, Congress legislator from Dantewada, Devati Karma raised the issue and asked how many contractual doctors were posted...
  • CIMS to be upgraded into superspeciality hospital, school of Public Health to come up in Chhattisgarh July 16, 2014

    To improve health facility in the tribaldominated Chhattisgarh, Centre has decided to upgrade the Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) into a superspecialty hospital and setup a School of Public Health. The decision in this connection was taken during a meeting between Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister...
  • CIMS Bilaspur to be upgraded to a super speciality hospital July 16, 2014

    To improve health facility in the tribaldominated Chhattisgarh, Centre has decided to upgrade the Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) into a superspeciality hospital and setup a School of Public Health. The decision in this connection was taken during a meeting between Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Chief Minister...
  • Raman Singh praises general budget, welcomes proposal to set up IIT in Chhattisgarh July 10, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday praised the general budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying it was a great beginning of 'the good days'. He also welcomed the announcement to set up Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chhattisgarh. Prime Minister Narendra Modiled Union Government's maiden budget, presented...
  • Chhattisgarh government reduces rate of interest on higher education loans to 1 per cent July 9, 2014

    The Chhattisgarh government has reduced the rate of interest on higher education loan given to youth in the state from four per cent to one per cent. As per the promise made by Chief Minister Raman Singh during assembly polls, the rate of interest on higher education has been reduced to...
  • Chhattisgarh CM welcomes Narendra Modi government's first rail budget July 9, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday welcomed the Narendra Modi government's first rail budget, saying it contains several propassenger initiatives. He also welcomed the announcement of two trains for the BJPruled state NagpurBilaspur high speed train and HapaBilaspur weekly. "I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister DV Sadananda...
  • Chhattisgarh CM presses for Underground Sewerage Project July 5, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and urged him to approve the longpending Underground Sewerage Project for Raipur city. During the meeting in New Delhi, the chief minister said the proposal for PhaseI of the project at an estimated cost of Rs.485 crore...
  • 800 Congress workers detained while trying to gherao Raman Singh's residence July 1, 2014

    Over 800 Congress workers were detained on Tuesday when they tried to gherao Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's residence in Raipur protesting against hike in power tariff in the state and rise in prices of essential commodities. Besides, the opposition party demanded Rs 2,100 a quintal minimum support price to farmers...
  • Emergency action plan to deal with droughtlike situation in Chhattisgarh June 26, 2014

    The weak monsoon in Chhattisgarh is worrying the state government, with Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday issuing directives for preparing an emergency action plan to deal with any droughtlike situation. Singh directed the agriculture, revenue and disaster management departments to start preparing for the action plan. Besides, he assured farmers of...