Cong bandh demanding Rs 1 cr compensation

Bhopal: A bandh called by Congress today over its demand that family members of 26 persons killed in a fire at a cracker factory be paid a compensation of Rs 1 crore evoked near-total response in Balaghat town. There were no untoward incidents, said the additional director general of police (Balaghat range) G Janardhan. Most of the shops and offices in Balaghat town and Waraseoni tehsil remained closed, reports said. The BJP government in Madhya …

CM says every poor family to get house

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that every poor firmly will be provided a residential plot of land and assistance to construct house. No poor person will be deprived of residential land. Poor people will not be evicted from occupied lands, but will be given pattas for the same land. The Chief Minister was addressing Antyodaya Mela at Karanja in Lanji tahasil of Balaghat district today. Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar …