Chhattisgarh polls NOTA: 3.15 per cent of total votes cast

It was Chhattisgarh that polled perhaps the largest number of `none of the above` (NOTA) votes to reject all candidates in recently concluded Assembly elections.

Raman Singh to take oath as CM for third time on Dec 12

Raman Singh, who steered BJP to a record third straight victory in the recently-concluded Assembly elections, will take oath of office on December 12.

Chhattisgarh polls: SCs, STs split in backing BJP, Congress

There appears to be a vertical split in SC and ST voters in Chhattisgarh as far as handing over decisive mandate to Raman Singh government is concerned, with the former extending their support to the ruling party and the latter rallying behind Congress.

Chhattisgarh polls: SCs, STs split in backing BJP, Cong

There appears to be a vertical split in SC and ST voters in Chhattisgarh as far as handing over decisive mandate to Raman Singh government is concerned, with the former extending their support to the ruling party and the latter rallying behind Congress.

Rice distribution proved key to Raman Singh`s success

Distribution of rice at subsidised price to poor families in Chhattisgarh seems to have done the trick for Raman Singh, the `Chaur wale baba` (rice man).

Chhattisgarh`s richest candidate retains Ambikapur seat

Congress` richest candidate in Chhattisgarh Tribhuneshwar Sharan Singh Dev, who has declared his assets worth over Rs 560 crore, has retained Ambikapur constituency in Sarguja district of the state.

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

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.

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.

After close battle with Congress, Raman Singh manages majority in Chhattisgarh

BJP posted hat-trick of wins in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, thwarting a spirited comeback bid by Congress which failed despite a sympathy factor following the massacre of its top leaders.

Raman Singh, the silent performer gives BJP a hat-trick in Chattisgarh

Fondly called as `Chawal Wale Baba` (the rice God), Dr Raman Singh, who on Sunday led BJP to a consecutive third victory in the Naxal-affected state of Chattisgarh, has earned the reputation of being a silent performer.

Chhattisgarh Congress chief blames "internal sabotage" for poll losses

Upset over the defeat of several of Congress`s sitting MLAs in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, state Congress chief Charandas Mahant blamed it on "internal sabotage".

Chhattisgarh polls: Congress trounces BJP in Naxal-infested Bastar

Congress` efforts to generate a sympathy wave in the aftermath of deadly Maoist attack that killed its senior party leaders earlier this year seems to have evoked a mixed response in Bastar, even as the opposition delivered a crippling blow to BJP in the Naxal-infested region.

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.

Congress claims victory in Chhattisgarh

The Congress claimed victory in Chhattisgarh Sunday as it edged past the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in assembly elections held last month.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election results 2013: As it happened

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday managed to win an absolute majority in Chhattisgarh in the 2013 Assembly elections.

Arrangements made for vote count in Chhattisgarh

All security arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of counting of votes on Sunday in Chhattisgarh, which went to polls last month.

BJP to win record seats: Raman Singh

Chief Minister Raman Singh said Thursday that the BJP was all set to retain power in Chhattisgarh, with a stunning electoral win.

Chhattisgarh Congress hits out at exit polls

The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Thursday ridiculed exit poll projections and reiterated that it will win a majority of seats to form the new government in the mineral-rich state.

Chhattisgarh exit polls: Tough fight between BJP, Congress

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.

Delhi polls seen as national trend-setter

The counting of the ballots cast in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh will take place December 8 and in Mizoram Dec 9.

Chhattisgarh Congress sacks four rebel leaders, issues notices to nine

The opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh has expelled four rebel party leaders from its membership for a period of six years and issued notices to nine others, including a party block president, for their alleged anti-party activities during the assembly polls.

Chhattisgarh polls: Cong accuses BJP of irregularities in postal ballots

Opposition Congress on Thursday accused BJP of indulging in irregularities with postal ballots for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections and demanded action against alleged `pressure` tactics by the ruling party to get votes.

Congress will form government in Chhattisgarh by winning 55 seats: Mahant

Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Chhattisgarh Congress chief Charandas Mahant on Saturday claimed his party would form the government in the state by winning 54-55 out of the total 90 assembly seats.

Chhattisgarh: Over 60 percent voting in re-polling at two booths

Over sixty per cent voting was registered in the re-polling at two polling stations in Antagarh constituency of Chhattisgarh`s Naxal-affected Bastar division on Saturday.

EC issues warning to Narendra Modi over `khooni panja` remark

EC has expressed strong disapproval over BJP`s prime ministerial candidate for 2014 General Elections Narendra Modi`s `khooni panja` remark.

Re-polling at two booths in Chhattisgarh on November 23

Re-polling at two booths in Antagarh Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh`s Maoist-hit Kanker district will be held on Saturday, an official said.

It`s `Parivartan` Vs `Raman Effect` in Chhattisgarh

The record voter turnout in both the first and final phases of Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh has stunned the poll pundits.

Nine articles in Raigarh papers found to be paid news: EC

State Election Commission has found nine articles in local newspapers as "paid news" during Chhattisgarh Assembly polls and directed that expenses incurred in publishing them be added to poll expenditure of parties and candidates concerned.

Chhattisgarh polls 2013: Congress claims victory, BJP confident of retaining power

Over 10 million people voted on Tuesday in the second and final phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, and both the ruling BJP and the Congress party immediately claimed victory.

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BJP, Cong claim victory citing huge turnouts

Both the ruling BJP and opposition Congress claimed to secure the popular mandate to rule the state of Chhattisgarh.