Ejaz Kaiser

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: IEDs detected at Sukma close to makeshift polling station

The outlawed Maoists earlier in the day triggered a blast at Tumakpal in Dantewada in an attempt to create fear among the voters.

13 hours ago

Chhattisgarh election: Polling begins in Bastar, Maoists detonate blast in Dantewada

The fate of 190 candidates including the chief minister Raman Singh who is in the poll fray from Rajnandgaon, would be sealed today in the first phase of polling.

14 hours ago

Chhattisgarh election: All eyes on Naxal-affected Bastar as state goes for first phase polls Monday

Over half-a-dozen choppers and even the drone cameras would be pressed into services during the polling in the hyper-sensitive areas.

18 hours ago

A day before polls in Bastar: One BSF officer and a Naxal killed in two separate incidents

The exchange of fire took place at a forest in Bedre area when a team of the Special Task Force was out on an anti-Naxal operation.

11 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh women don’t get due in poll tickets

Now, that the ticket distributions are over, the BJP and the Congress are trying to outscore each other by claiming to have allocated more poll tickets for women candidates in the election.

11 Nov 2018

Chattisgarh elections 2018: Amid threats, poll staff air-lifted to Naxal-affected areas

As per the directive of the Election Commission of India, extensive security arrangements have been put in place across the Naxal-affected areas of the state.

10 Nov 2018

Chattisgarh elections 2018: 'Choose between corrupt regime and development', says Amit Shah at roadshow

Shah was accorded a rousing reception by party leaders, workers and the people during the roadshow that continued for nearly 45 minutes passing through the lanes of the city.

10 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: BJP releases manifesto; focus on farmers, youth, women

CM Raman Singh on the occasion called the manifesto of Congress as nothing more than a bundle of fiction which was released with the only objective to win the elections.

10 Nov 2018

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP government on unemployment, corruption, issues from Rafale to Naxals

The Congress president promised that his government will create food processing plants in every district where farmers will get the right price for their produce.

10 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: PM Modi questions Congress support for Urban Naxals

In his first public rally in Jagdalpur, the district headquarter of Bastar, ahead of the first phase polling, Modi claimed that only the BJP had ensured development in the areas affected by Naxalites

10 Nov 2018

Raipur Diary

Raipur recorded 10.2% less air pollution on Diwali compared to the previous year following the Supreme Court’s restrictions on firecrackers.

10 Nov 2018

Chattisgarh elections 2018: Rahul Gandhi accuses PM, Raman Singh of working for industrialists

Days before the first-phase of voting in Chhattisgarh on November 12, Gandhi also accused Modi and Singh of making "false" and "unfulfilled" promises.

09 Nov 2018

5 killed in blast in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

The attack happened ahead of the visits by PM Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi to Bastar region, just days before the state goes to polls.

09 Nov 2018

Bastar: Camp gives forces edge over Naxals, 63 surrender weapons before IG

Union home minister Rajnath Singh said the success of the government's surrender policy was pushing Naxal cadres to shun the path of violence.

07 Nov 2018

Will NOTA be a factor in Chhattisgarh elections this time?

NOTA is seen to have an impact in Chhattisgarh where the political fortunes of candidates are decided by narrow margins.

07 Nov 2018