Raman turns 61,but low-key affair this time

RAIPUR: Chief Minister Raman Singh’s birthday celebrations are usually a grand affair. He turned 61 on Tuesday,but let alone other festivities,his media team did not even send the customary text messages or issue ads congratulating him. However,some lesser-known men,probably BJP members,released full-page ads in newspapers. A silly mistake they committed though. The photographs they used […]

Published: October 16, 2013 12:16 am

RAIPUR: Chief Minister Raman Singh’s birthday celebrations are usually a grand affair. He turned 61 on Tuesday,but let alone other festivities,his media team did not even send the customary text messages or issue ads congratulating him. However,some lesser-known men,probably BJP members,released full-page ads in newspapers. A silly mistake they committed though. The photographs they used were possibly clicked at least 6-7 years ago.

Chhattisgarh BJP hits out at poll panel

RAIPUR: The BJP Tuesday accused the Election Commission of being a “Congress agent” and acting in a “discriminatory manner”. “It ignores our complaints of gross violations by Congress,but acts against the BJP on the basis of minor and baseless complaints,” said party spokesperson Srichand Sundarani.

EC’s self-proclaimed brand ambassador

BHOPAL: Guess who regards himself as the brand ambassador of the Election Commission? Yoga guru Ramdev. He believes he deserves it more than anybody else because he appeals to the people to vote in large numbers and to elect honest people. Even the EC holds events at different people to create awareness among voters,he said in Khajuraho on Tuesday.

MP Cong chief’s son says won’t contest

INDORE: Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee chief Kantilal Bhuria’s son Vikrant Bhuria Tuesday said he won’t contest the elections. “In order to protect my father from charges of nepotism or favouritism,I have decided not to seek the party ticket,” he said.

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