Free Press Journal
  • Chhattisgarh government to rename Naya Raipur after Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Raipur (Chhattisgarh): In the memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Chhattisgarh Government has decided to rename Naya Raipur as Atal Nagar. Besides this, the BJP-ruled state has also decided to rename few other places and institutions.

  • Bhopal: MP police to adhere to SC order on SC/ST Act says Makrand Deouskar

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh police will continue to follow the orders given by Supreme Court on SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, even as their counterpart in the neighbouring Chhattisgarh state has withdrawn the circular pertaining to execution of court’s order.

  • SC dismisses plea against C’garh govt’s Agusta chopper purchase

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the purchase of the AgustaWestland helicopter by the BJP government of Chhattisgarh in 2006-07 for VIP use, saying there were “no grounds to accept the prayer for probe” and “no clear issue of genuine public interest” was involved.

  • Digvijay Singh visits Nagpur

    Nagpur: Senior Congress Leader and Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh gave a surprise visit to the City. The senior congress leader shared his views with the Media regarding the Sukma attack on CRPF, the scrapping of EVM, the AAP’s failure and Congress poor performance in the Delhi Polls.

  • Bhopal: Gwalior’s native IG Dr Tomar gets third extension in CG

    GWALIOR: The Chhattisgarh government issued orders for extension of service as an Inspector General on contract basis of a police officer for a year on January 30, this year. Dr Mahendra Singh Tomar becomes first IPS officer of the Chambal region as well as in MP state who got extension for the IG level. Significantly this appointment has been made third time after the retirement of Dr Tomar.

  • Doc suspended over death of 22 cows at shelter

    Raipur : Facing heat over recent deaths of over 20 cows at a bovine shelter in Kanker district, Chhattisgarh government today suspended a veterinary doctor for alleged dereliction of duty. “Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Dr K P Rai, who was in- charge of Dugakondal Veterinary Hospital, has been suspended in connection with death of at least 22 cows at the state- aided Kamdhenu Gau Sewa centre at Karramad village in Durgkondal development block of

  • Raman Singh breaks PM Modi’s record as longest serving BJP CM

    Raipur: Having completed 12 years and 230 days on Monday at the helm of the Chhattisgarh government, Raman Singh has surpassed Narendra Modi to become the 11th longest serving chief minister in the country. Raman Singh, 63, has broken Modi’s record as the chief minister of Gujarat from October 7, 2001, to May 22, 2014, before he assumed the office of Prime Minister on May 26, 2014.

  • Raipur church attack: Congress moves adjournment motion in LS

    New Delhi: Following the furore over a church being vandalised and its parishioners thrashed and assaulted in Chhattisgarh, the Congress on Tuesday gave an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the issue. Congress leader KC Venugopal gave the adjournment motion.

  • Tobacco, Smoking

    Chhattisgarh govt plans to impose ban on tobacco sale

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government is planning to impose a blanket ban on sale of tobacco in the state. Health and Family Welfare Minister Ajay Chandrakar, during a meeting with senior department officials, yesterday directed to prepare an action plan for prohibiting sale of tobacco, a government official said here today.

  • CM to look into insult heaped on martyrs

    New Delhi: Amid outrage over recovery of uniforms belonging to the recently slain CRPF jawans in a hospital garbage dump, the Centre has asked the Chhattisgarh government to investigate the matter and punish those involved in “insulting” the troopers.

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