The plea by Chattisgarh government sought lifting of the stay on the investigation of BJP leader Sambit Patra and Ex-CM of Chhatisgarh Raman Singh.
Singh said the West Bengal government has violated all democratic norms by misusing powers and is 'running a syndicate' in the state.
Two IAS officers with state Food Civil Supplies department were also booked in connection with this case.
The election results showed that farmers, as also tribals and other voters of his state, did not want even 'Lotus' of the saffron party and decided to support the 'Hand' of the Congress.
Gandhi, addressing a press conference in Delhi after the assembly election results, also said that "PM Modi is unable to take the pressure coming from the Opposition."
Opposition leaders have been talking about a strong anti-incumbency wave against Singh, who has been a Chief Minister for three consecutive terms.
Chhattisgarh has 90-member Assembly and the polls are being held in two phases i.e. on November 12 and 20. The votes will be counted on December 11.
Candidates contesting in 90 assembly constituencies in the upcoming election will be announced on October 19 and 20.
Besides the capital, several other government institutions and projects will be named after Vajpayee, who died last week.
"Had I been B team I would not be contesting election from Rajnandgaon (the chief minister's constituency). Had I been B team I would have not faced a baseless case of murder."
The Chhattisgarh police is using an audio music album - comprising songs in regional languages - as its latest weapon to encourage Naxals in the Bastar division to shun violence.
Union Information Technology and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad gave the award at India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) organised by a leading business channel.
The incident came to light after locals found pamphlet outside their houses on Friday.
Under the project named 'Bapu ki Kutiya', around 50 attractive hut sheds will be set up exclusively for the elderly people in gardens and other public places where they can spend time, play games and watch television.
The state government has also asked all primary schools to install mirrors, "42 x 18" inches in size, at an appropriate place and keep a comb and a nail-cutter in their premises.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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