Chhattisgarh elections

Chhattisgarh BJP banks on new chief Vikram Usendi to do well in Lok Sabha polls

Out of 11 Lok Sabha seats in the state, four are reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and one for the Scheduled Caste (SC) category.

published on : 10th March 2019

Voters give thumbs down to BJP in Maoist hotbeds

The BJP nominees couldn’t win a single seat in Chhattisgarh other than outgoing chief minister Raman Singh.

published on : 14th December 2018

Chhattisgarh elections: After Congress's win, state gears up to resolve farmers issues

The Congress had promised in its election manifesto to waive farm loans within 10 days of formation of its government in the state.

published on : 13th December 2018

Should Naveen Patnaik be a worried man?

With the results of the assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh favouring Congress, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has a lot to worry about.

published on : 12th December 2018

Congress to form government in Chhattisgarh after 15 years; CM Raman Singh resigns

The newly elected Congress MLAs will meet in state capital Raipur on Wednesday, where the party high command will take a call on the CM face.

published on : 11th December 2018

We were not expecting such big blessing from people: Congress Chhattisgarh chief

The Congress was leading in 62 seats, well above the magic figure of 46, while the ruling BJP was a distant second at 13 in the 90-member assembly, according to the Election Commission website.

published on : 11th December 2018

Counting of Assembly election results in five states underway

The results will test the popularity of incumbent governments in Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana as also the potency of challenge of the opposition.

published on : 11th December 2018

Exit polls: Too close to call in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram

On an average, exit polls gave a slight edge to the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress in Chhatishgarh and Mizo National Front in Mizoram.

published on : 8th December 2018

Two men caught with laptops in EVM strongroom in Chhattisgarh

Police could not find any ID on either of them. A police officer said the men claimed to be employees of Jio.

published on : 7th December 2018

Nitin Gadkari confident of BJP's win in Chhattisgarh, MP, Rajasthan

The Union Minister said, "I have toured Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and I am very confident that the BJP will form the Government again in all three states with a majority."

published on : 5th December 2018

Not looking left or right for any support, will form government in Chhattisgarh on own: T S Singh Deo

His comments assume significance as there have been reports of post-poll alliances among different political parties, even before the results are announced.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Chhattisgarh election HIGHLIGHTS | Final phase polling ends with 72 per cent turnout; Congress claims EVM tampering in party stronghold

Eyeing a fourth consecutive term, the BJP has set a target of winning 65 plus seats in the 90-member Assembly, while  Congress is seeking to end its 15-year exile.

published on : 20th November 2018

Congress confident of poll win, not CM choice

In the crucial upcoming polls, in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in particular, the duality of the leadership is a case in point.

published on : 20th November 2018

Congress will return to power in Chhattisgarh: Veerappa Moily

He also claimed that the Congress would increase its tally from 12 to 15 of the 18 seats in the Naxal-hit areas of the state.

published on : 19th November 2018

Congress issues 103-point 'charge-sheet' against BJP government in Chhattisgarh

Releasing the booklet titled '#Yaad Hai Na...' the Chhattisgarh Congress state in-charge P L Punia labelled Raman Raj as 'destructive for the people.'

published on : 19th November 2018
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