Chhattisgarh phase 1 elections: Highest ever voter turnout at 78 per cent in conflict-ridden Bastar

Amid the poll boycott call given by the Maoists, there were eight encounters with the forces but no casualties were reported but five personnel had sustained injuries. 

published on : 10th November 2023

Chhattisgarh 1st phase polling in Maoist hotbed peaceful 

Polling centres across the 20 constituencies witnessed long queues of voters since morning, defying the Maoist diktat on the poll boycott.

published on : 8th November 2023

Chhattisgarh: Security tightened as Maoist hotbed Bastar votes today

BJP leaders made it a point to tell people at rallies that their party’s promises are “Modi’s guarantees”.

published on : 7th November 2023

Chhattisgarh polls: Naxal-affected Bastar among 20 constituencies to vote in phase-I on Tuesday

Congress holds 19 of these 20 seats, including two it won in bypolls. In the 2018 Assembly polls, Congress had won 17 of these 20 seats, BJP two and Janata Congress Chhattisgarh one.

published on : 6th November 2023

Chhattisgarh: In Maoist-hit Bastar, Rahul woos voters with pledge to offer free education

The former Congress chief addressed two separate public rallies at tribal-dominated Bhanupratapur and Kondagaon in Bastar zone, where the first phase of polling is due on November 7.

published on : 29th October 2023

Chhattisgarh polls: 120 villages in Bastar to have own voting booths, first time since Independence

Bastar division, comprising seven districts, has 12 assembly segments which will see voting in the first phase of two-phased elections on November 7.

published on : 13th October 2023

Congress calls for Bastar bandh against Nagarnar steel plant's 'privatisation' on day of PM's visit

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and state Congress president Deepak Baij accused the Central government of trying to hand over the Nagarnar steel plant in Bastar district to private players.

published on : 1st October 2023

Improved security situation will ensure high voter turnout in Maoist-hit Bastar zone, hopes CEC

Chhattisgarh is among the five states to have polls later this year. 

published on : 27th August 2023

Rajnath Singh woos tribals in Bastar ahead of polls in Chhattisgarh

“Have you ever thought that a daughter from a tribal community can reach the highest constitutional post to become the President.

published on : 2nd July 2023

Makers of 'The Kerala Story' announce next film 'Bastar', to release in 2024 

According to the makers, ' Bastar', based on a true incident will hit the screens on April 5, 2024.

published on : 26th June 2023

Cong, BJP vie to win tribal support in Bastar

With 11 reserved for the Scheduled Tribe, the ruling Congress to is vying for the support of adivasis to remain with the party.

published on : 1st June 2023
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