Raman Singh

  • LS polls: 3 Chhattisgarh seats witness moderate polling, 63.44 percent voter turnout recorded 17-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Balloting was moderate in Chhattisgarh's three Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday, marking the second phase of polling in the state.63.44 per cent voting was recorded in the three constituencies, an official said. Polling was held in Mahasamund, Rajnandgaon and Kanker and will be held in the remaining seven constituencies on...
  • Chief ministers Naveen Patnaik, Raman Singh cast their votes 17-04-2014 03:35 PM

    Odisha and Chhattisgarh chief ministers Naveen Patnaik and Raman Singh cast their votes for the Phase V of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • LS polls: Jyotiraditya, Ajit Jogi, Raman Singh's son in the fray 16-04-2014 01:30 PM

    Bhopal: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is seeking re-election for the fourth consecutive term from Guna. 10 Lok Sabha seats in MP will be voting on April 17. Three Lok Sabha seats of Chhattisgarh, including those of Mahasamund and Rajnadgaon from where former chief minister Ajit Jogi and Chief Minister Raman...
  • Dynasty politics in Chhattisgarh, CM Raman Singh's son to fight polls 16-04-2014 10:34 AM

    It is going to be the electoral debut for Chief Minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh. Abhishek Singh is contesting from Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh. "This is my first election but there is no pressure on me," he said. ...
  • Ajit Jogi's political fate, Raman Singh's image at stake 15-04-2014 10:37 PM

    The three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chhattisgarh which go to polls Thursday are significant as the outcome will have a bearing on the future of veteran Congress leader Ajit Jogi and the stature of Chief Minister Raman Singh. Chhattisgarh elects 11 members to the Lok Sabha. Balloting for the Bastar...
  • Ajit Jogi's political fate, Raman Singh's image at stake 15-04-2014 04:05 PM

    The three parliamentary constituencies of Chhattisgarh that go to polls on Thursday assume significance as the outcome would determine the political fate of Congress veteran Ajit Jogi as well as the public image of Chief Minister Raman Singh. Chhattisgarh sends a total of 11 members to the Lok Sabha -...
  • Rajnath hits out at Congress, says it's responsible for poverty in the country 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said Congress is responsible for the poverty in the country. "Congress has ruled the country for over 55 years including the last ten years as the main constituent of United Progressive Alliance government, still India is considered a poor country in the world economic...
  • US on its knees as Modi set to become PM, says Vasundhara Raje 09-04-2014 04:56 PM

    Batting for Narendra Modi as PM, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday claimed that China and middle east countries had already accepted Gujarat Chief Minister as India's Prime Minister, and so should party rivals. "Narendra Modi ji has taken the development of Gujarat to greater heights. Many of the...
  • Naveen, Raman, Hemant campaign in western Odisha 07-04-2014 09:23 PM

    With a day left for electioneering to end for the first phase polls in 10 Lok Sabha and 70 assembly seats in Odisha, three chief ministers on Monday extensively campaigned for their respective party candidates in Sundergarh district. While the ruling BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held...
  • Atrocities on tribals by Congress, BJP led to rise in Maoism, claims Prashant Bhushan 07-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Sunday held atrocities on tribals during the rule of both Congress and BJP governments responsible for the rise in Maoism in Chhattisgarh. "The parties looted natural resources of tribals. They (tribals) have suffered huge atrocities when they took stand for their rights....
  • Raman Singh's son enters LS poll fray riding on 'simple, youth' image 04-04-2014 02:25 PM

    With the slogan of "Saral, Sahaj, dil ka nek, Rajnandgaon ka beta Abhiskek" (simple, spontaneous and noble hearted, son of Rajnandgaon-Abhishek), the BJP is attempting to make way to the street of power for another political scion in Chhattisgarh. A low profile Lok Sabha constituency - Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh is...
  • CM Raman Singh's son enters LS poll fray from Rajnandgaon constituency 04-04-2014 11:55 AM

    With the slogan of "Saral, Sahaj, dil ka nek, Rajnandgaon ka beta Abhiskek" (simple, spontaneous and noble hearted, son of Rajnandgaon-Abhishek), the BJP is attempting to make way to the street of power for another political scion in Chhattisgarh. A low profile Lok Sabha constituency - Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh is...
  • Raman Singh government calls for regular inspection of girls' hostels 27-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Chhattisgarh government has directed for regular inspection of all residential schools and hostels for girls, in the view of cases of sexual exploitation of minor inmates coming to light from such places. In a circular to district collectors, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has said it is regrettable that even after...
  • LS polls: 75 file nominations for 3 seats in Chhattisgarh 26-03-2014 11:37 PM

    A total of 75 candidates, including former Congress Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, have filed nomination papers for the three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh going to polls on April 17. Mahasamund, Kanker (ST) and Rajnandgaon will vote in the second phase. Besides Jogi (Mahasamund), Chief Minister Raman Singh's son...
  • BJP MP Chandulal Sahu files nomination from Mahasamund 26-03-2014 08:10 AM

    Mahasamund Lok Sabha seat's sitting BJP MP Chandulal Sahu filed his nomination on Tuesday from his home constituency. He filed his nomination papers at the Mahasamund collectorate in the presence of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and a large number of his supporters. Later, Singh addressed a public meeting at...
  • Congress taking Lok Sabha polls lightly, says Raman Singh 16-03-2014 10:50 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday said opposition Congress lacked the confidence to face the elections which was evident from the frequent reshuffling of its Lok Sabha candidates in the state. "...Don't know how long this interchange will continue but this clearly shows lack of self confidence (in Congress),"...
  • No official intimation of death in Naxal attack: Martyrs' family 13-03-2014 02:54 PM

    Meerut: The bodies of three CRPF personnel who were killed in Naxal attack in Sukma reached Delhi late on Wednesday evening and will be sent to their hometowns on Thursday. State funerals will be held for all the security personnel who lost their lives in the attack. Meanwhile, the family...
  • Watch: Chhattisgarh CM, HM pays tribute to Naxal attack martyrs 12-03-2014 10:59 AM

    A day after the Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh killed 15 security personnel and 1 civilian, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar paid tribute to the martyrs. The Centre has also sent additional forces into the Naxal areas launching a massive combing operation. ...
  • Chhattishargh Naxal attack: The CRPF personnel who lost their lives 12-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Raipur: The fifteen security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack that took place on Tuesday have been laid to rest. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists had opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 15 personnel and 1 civilian. There were 44 personnel from...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: CM, HM to visit site; combing operation launched 12-03-2014 09:42 AM

    Raipur: A day after the Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh killed 15 security personnel and 1 civilian, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will be visiting Jagdalpur on Wednesday. The Centre has also sent additional forces into the Naxal areas launching a massive combing operation. Earlier...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shinde vows action as 20 security personnel killed 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Raipur: Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police who were assisting a road construction and demining party when the troops were attacked by over 200...
  • BJP to give candidates' list to high command on March 10 07-03-2014 03:04 PM

    The ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh has finalised the list of its candidates for Lok Sabha elections and will submit it to the party's central election committee in New Delhi on March 10. The panel of the names of contestants from Chhattisgarh will be presented during the national election committee meeting...
  • Confident of winning all 11 Lok Sabha seats: Congress 07-03-2014 09:04 AM

    The main opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh on Thursday claimed it would win all the eleven Lok Sabha constituencies of the state. "Our party is fully prepared for the coming election. We will expose the corruption of BJP government and how it went back on promises," state Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel...
  • Chhattisgarh sanctions Rs 200 crore to compensate farmers 04-03-2014 09:29 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday sanctioned a sum of Rs 200 crore to compensate farmers who suffered losses in recent rainfalls and hailstorms in several places of the state. "Singh chaired a meeting of senior officials to take stock of the situation and took a decision on Tuesday...
  • Raman Singh has played with the esteem of Chhattisgarh: Karuna Shukla 02-03-2014 01:26 PM

    BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla, who has joined Congress, Saturday attacked Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and BJP leader Raman Singh, saying that he had "played with the pride and esteem of the state." Shukla said this after formally accepting the membership of Congress in the presence of PCC...
  • Vivek Dhand assumes charge as Chhattisgarh Chief Secretary 01-03-2014 12:24 AM

    Senior IAS officer Vivek Dhand assumed charge as Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh in place of incumbent Sunil Kumar who retired on Friday. Governor Shekhar Dutt, Chief Minister Raman Singh and his cabinet congratulated Dhand on assuming the post this evening. In his greeting message, the Governor praised Dhand for his...
  • Ghulam Nabi Azad opens AIIMS campus in Raipur 28-02-2014 08:12 AM

    Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad formally inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences campus in Raipur, at a glittering ceremony in Raipur on Thursday. On the occasion, he also announced setting up of a Cancer Treatment and Research Institute at a cost of Rs 120...
  • Vivek Dhand becomes Chhattisgarh's new chief secretary 26-02-2014 11:46 PM

    Vivek Dhand, a 1981-batch Indian Administrative Service officer, was on Wednesday appointed the new chief secretary of Chhattisgarh. He will succeed Sunil Kumar, who is retiring Friday. Dhand, who originally belongs to Chhattisgarh, is known to be an efficient administrator. Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday formally cleared his appointment...
  • Raman Singh announces setting up of new Law Commission in state 26-02-2014 09:33 AM

    A new Law Commission will be set up in Chhattisgarh to suggest changes in laws as per the geographical and social requirements of the State, Chief Minister Raman Singh announced in the Assembly on Tuesday. Some laws in Chhattisgarh are in force since it was a part of Madhya Pradesh....
  • LS polls: Punjab woos farmers, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh follow it 22-02-2014 05:55 PM

    Chandigarh: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, leaders across the political divide are looking to woo the farmers. Speaking at the Progressive Punjab Agriculture Summit, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said that there should be a separate budget along the lines of the Railway Budget for agriculture. Punjab leaders...