BJP leads in 10 seats, Jogi lone Cong leader ahead in Chhattisgarh

The ruling BJP is maintaining dominance in Chhattisgarh, leading in 10 out of 11 Lok Sabha seats, with former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, who is contesting from Mahasamund, the only Congress candidate who is ahead in the counting.

Poll code violation: HC seeks copy of FIR against Ajit Jogi

Bilaspur High Court granted time till April 28 for submission of copy of FIR registered against former Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress nominee Ajit Jogi and his reply in connection with a poll code violation case.

Jogi`s political fate, Raman`s image at stake

The three Lok Sabha constituencies in Chhattisgarh which go to polls Thursday are significant as the outcome will have a bearing on the future of veteran Congress leader Ajit Jogi and the stature of Chief Minister Raman Singh.

Jogi, Karma, Sori file nominations in Chhattisgarh

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, Deepak Karma - son of late Congress leader Mahendra Karma, and tribal activist Soni Sori were among those who filed their nominations on Friday for the Lok Sabha elections in the tribal-dominated state.

Ajit Jogi opposes Janardan Dwivedi`s suggestion to end caste-based quotas

Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Wednesday strongly opposed party colleague Janardan Dwivedi`s controversial suggestion about ending caste-based quotas.

C`garh polls: 10 women candidates emerge winners

A total of 10 women candidates, one less than last time, have emerged victorious in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls where the saffron party is back in power for the third time.

Chhattisgarh results 2013: The Raman, Modi effect ensures BJP victory

The ‘chawal wale baba’ has spun magic again in Chhattisgarh as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form the government for the third consecutive time.

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Record 75% turnout in second phase

75 per cent polling in Phase II of Chhattisgarh assembly
election, the highest ever in the state, says Election Commission

BJP, Congress spar over illegal snooping row

The illegal snooping row intensified on Monday with the BJP rejecting Congress demand for a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge and the ruling party accusing Narendra Modi of heading a "fascist" set up in Gujarat under which a woman was allegedly ordered to be stalked.

Assembly Elections: Chhattisgarh heads for final showdown on Tuesday

The second and final phase of polling for the remaining 72 seats in the Chhattisgarh legislative assembly will be held Tuesday amid reports that the state may he heading for a photo finish.

Chhattisgarh gears up for second phase of polls tomorrow

The second phase of Assembly elections will be held in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

Congress seeking `moral victory` on Raman Singh`s hometurf

`If Ram Singh`s party loses in Kawardha, it will be a moral victory for us` --this is the refrain in Congress here, which is hoping to wrest the seat from BJP in Chhattisgarh Chief Minister`s home town but a divided house is making it an uphill task.

Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi gets notice for model code violation

Returning officer of Kunkuri Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh has served a notice on senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi for allegedly violating the poll code by misleading tribal voters over functioning of EVMs when they cast their vote.

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Women outnumber men in seats reserved for STs

Women voters outnumber men in a majority of seats reserved for Scheduled Tribes which are going to polls in the first phase on November 11 in Chhattisgarh.

By pretending to be secular, BJP fooling people: PM in Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh batted for UPA government`s inclusive growth model as he drummed up support for Congress` Ajit Jogi at a rally ahead of Chhattisgarh assembly elections.

Ajit Jogi – The Mr indispensible

Long considered one of the few Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh with a mass following, Ajit Jogi is the single biggest challenge to Chief Minister Raman Singh in his efforts to score a hat trick in the upcoming Assembly election.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: Charan Das Mahant’s big test

In November 01, 2000, the ‘heart of India’ Madhya Pradesh was bifurcated and Chhattisgarh was carved out of it. After the formation of this new state the top brass of Congress preferred Ajit Jogi, then an Arjun Singh protégé. The decision to anoint Jogi as the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh triggered a political rivalry within the party which continues till today.

Congress top leadership to campaign in Chhattisgarh

Top Congress leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, party chief Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi, will campaign in poll-bound Chhattisgarh this week.

Ajit Jogi`s son, wife in Congress`s 2nd list of candidates for Chhattisgarh Assembly polls

Amit and Renu Jogi, son and wife of the former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi figure in the list of 45 Congress candidates for assembly polls in the state.

Ajit Jogi`s wife, son Congress candidates in Chhattisgarh

Amit Jogi and Renu Jogi, son and wife of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, figured in the second list of 45 candidates announced by the party Monday for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections to be held November 11 and 19.