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71.93% voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh elections

71.93% voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh elections

A turnout of 71.93 per cent was recorded till 6 PM in the second phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday and polling remained incident-free, the Election Commission said.

Nov 20, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
Final phase of Chhattisgarh elections today amid tight security

Final phase of Chhattisgarh elections today amid tight security

The counting of votes will be held on December 11. 

Nov 20, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Last phase of polls in 72 seats on Tuesday

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Last phase of polls in 72 seats on Tuesday

Polling will be held in 72 seats spread across 19 districts of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

Nov 19, 2018, 21:19 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: Full list of constituencies and candidates

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: Full list of constituencies and candidates

Along with Chhattisgarh, elections are also being held in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana. 

Nov 19, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Sitaram Kesri, a Dalit, was 'thrown out of office' to make way for Sonia Gandhi: PM Narendra Modi

Sitaram Kesri, a Dalit, was 'thrown out of office' to make way for Sonia Gandhi: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said four generations of a family ruled the country and "benefitted from being in power", but the country did not benefit from their rule.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
IED blast in Sukma in Chhattisgarh, 3 security men injured

IED blast in Sukma in Chhattisgarh, 3 security men injured

An improvised explosive device (IED) blast occured in Sukma on Sunday. Three personnel of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) have been injured. One of those injured is serious. The injured have been

Nov 18, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Congress trying to bring 'Rakshas Raj' back: Yogi Adityanath in Chhattisgarh

Congress trying to bring 'Rakshas Raj' back: Yogi Adityanath in Chhattisgarh

He also blamed the Congress for insulting the personnel of the armed forces and security forces belonging to Chhattisgarh. 

Nov 18, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Remote control-run UPA government never paid attention to Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi

Remote control-run UPA government never paid attention to Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi

He challenged the Congress to appoint someone who is not from Gandhi family as the party president. 

Nov 18, 2018, 12:49 PM IST
Assembly polls: PM Narendra Modi to address rallies in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh

Assembly polls: PM Narendra Modi to address rallies in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi will begin his address in Chhattisgarh at 12 pm while in Madhya Pradesh he will address the rallies at 3.15 pm and 6.15 pm respectively.  

Nov 18, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi steps up attack on PM Narendra Modi, challenges him for open debate on Rafale

Rahul Gandhi steps up attack on PM Narendra Modi, challenges him for open debate on Rafale

PM Modi won't be able to answer his questions on Rafale, Rahul Gandhi said in Chhattisgarh. 

Nov 18, 2018, 07:37 AM IST
Ever seen Mallya, Mehul, or Nirav Modi growing wheat: Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi

Ever seen Mallya, Mehul, or Nirav Modi growing wheat: Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi

The second phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls in 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts will held on November 20.

Nov 17, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Is PM Modi jealous that he was not invited for Imran Khan’s oath ceremony, asks Sidhu

Is PM Modi jealous that he was not invited for Imran Khan’s oath ceremony, asks Sidhu

The cricketer-turned-politician is among the several star campaigners selected by the Congress for poll campaigning in Chhattisgarh. 

Nov 17, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Won't give or take support from BJP, BSP and JCC will form govt in Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi

Won't give or take support from BJP, BSP and JCC will form govt in Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi

Ajit Jogi exuded confidence in the alliance with Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party.

Nov 17, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
PM Modi challenges Congress to have a party president from outside Gandhi family

PM Modi challenges Congress to have a party president from outside Gandhi family

"Only then will I say that Nehru ji really created a truly democratic party."

Nov 16, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
'Italian agents' forced religious conversions in Chhattisgarh: Yogi Adityanath's veiled attack on Sonia Gandhi

'Italian agents' forced religious conversions in Chhattisgarh: Yogi Adityanath's veiled attack on Sonia Gandhi

The UP CM alluded to the UPA chairperson without naming her in his public speech.

Nov 15, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
6 BSF personnel injured in blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, firing underway

6 BSF personnel injured in blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, firing underway

Exchange of fire is still underway between security forces and Naxals.

Nov 14, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Sukma encounter: Two suspected Naxals taken into custody; ammunition seized

Sukma encounter: Two suspected Naxals taken into custody; ammunition seized

Two suspected Naxals were taken into custody for interrogation by the security forces. 

Nov 13, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
First phase Chhattisgarh polls record 70% turnout

First phase Chhattisgarh polls record 70% turnout

Over 70 per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections on Monday. The voting figures are likely to further go up.

Nov 12, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
Chhattisgarh polls: 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

Chhattisgarh polls: 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

Two rifles have been recovered from the encounter site.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Chhattisgarh polls: Day after resigning from Congress, Ghanaram Sahu joins BJP

Chhattisgarh polls: Day after resigning from Congress, Ghanaram Sahu joins BJP

On Sunday, Sahu resigned from the membership of the Congress party.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:21 PM IST