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Cong wins eight out of 12 seats in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal belt

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:07

A sympathy wave following this year`s Naxal attack killing Chhattisgarh`s top Congress leadership, has helped the party win eight of the 12 seats in the worst Left-wing extremism-affected Bastar region in the Assembly polls.

Chhattisgarh exit polls: Tough fight between BJP, Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 20:24

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are engaged in a tough contest in Chhattisgarh, with neither of the parties getting a majority, exit polls surveys said on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi replies to EC, says usage of `khooni panja` was figurative

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:43

Narendra Modi replied to the Election Commission on Tuesday on using the term `khooni panja` (bloodied hand) during an election rally.

Chhattisgarh poll officials hopeful of high voter turnout today

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 11:37

Encouraged by their initiatives which resulted in high voter turnout in Naxal-hit areas, officers in Chhattisgarh`s Chief Electoral Office are hopeful of a similar trend in 72 constituencies going to polls Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh elections: Two security personnel injured in naxal attack on poll parties

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 12:48

A deputy commandant of CRPF and a BSF jawan were injured in separate naxal attacks on polling parties in Maoist-affected Bastar region, police said.

BJP govt has failed Chhattisgarh: Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 09:01

UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the BJP government in Chhattisgarh for lack of development, while kicking off her party`s election campaign for the second phase of polling on November 19.

Chhattisgarh polls 2013: BJP faces tough fight from Congress in Bilaspur

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 13:19

It is perhaps the same story of last minute development work ordered by those in power in majority of the constituencies of any poll-bound state and Bilaspur is no exception to it.

Over 67 percent polling in Naxal-hit areas of Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 08:34

Defying a boycott call of Maoists, overall 67% voters cast their votes in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections on Monday.

Chhattisgarh polls: Police asked to sanitise poll booths amid Naxal threat

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 15:28

With Naxal-hit Bastar region going for Assembly polls on Monday, security forces have been directed to sanitise school buildings and other premises.

Congress moves EC against Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` comment

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 12:34

Congress approached the Election Commission on Saturday night asking it to take action against Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` taunt against the party.

Chhattisgarh BJP MLA accused of rape, woman found dead

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:39

Former health minister and BJP MLA from Chhattisgarh Krishnamurti Bandhi has been accused of rape, as per reports.

Chhattisgarh polls: BJP showers sops for poor, farmers, students in manifesto

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 19:31

Rice at Rs one per kg for poor families and bonus for farmers, are the key promises made by the ruling BJP in its manifesto for Chhattisgarh polls.