Raman Singh today took oath as the new Chief Minister after his party's landslide victory in assembly polls.
Counting of votes for 11 LS seats in Chhattisgarh began amid tight security arrangements on Thursday.
Former CM and senior Cong leader Ajit Jogi wins the Mahasamund LS seat, defeating BJP candidate VC Shukla by 1,18,505 votes.
In early trends, Ajit Jogi (INC) leads VC Shukla (BJP) by 27,000 votes in Chhatisgarh while BJP leads in 8 out of 11 LS seats.
13 MLAs from the the Chattisgarh Cong unit have demanded Vora's resignation for party's debacle in the just-concluded LS polls in the state.
Chhattisgarh will adopt the villages for reconstruction and rehabilitation of people.
Chief Minister Raman Singh has signed an MoU with a US firm to set up a 1,000 MW power plant, reports Lalit K Jha.
CBI told SC that expose involving Judeo was planned by Amit Jogi.
CHIEF SECRETARY A K Vijayavargiya said that the mass uprising against the Naxalites in the Bastar region, if succeeded, would lead to permanent peace in the State.
A family of 10 was among 11 people killed when a speeding truck rammed into their Maruti van in Mahasamund.
In a major strike, Naxals attacked a police outpost in Bijapur district of Chhatisgarh killing a number of security personnel and looting their weapons.
13 others are hurt in the incident, reports E Kaiser.
Thursday's incident has only vindicated the fact that the Naxalites have an easy access to Chhattisgarh police posts.
Thousands of security personnel are deployed to search the extremists responsible for Thursday's grisly killings.
The ruling BJP government has decided to bring forth fundamental changes in its strategy to counter the Naxal menace in Chhattisgarh, reports Ejaz Kaiser.