Chhattisgarh News

Won't harm us: Chhattisgarh Congress chief claims Ajit Jogi-BSP tie-up will only hurt BJP

Won't harm us: Chhattisgarh Congress chief claims Ajit Jogi-BSP tie-up will only hurt BJP

The Congress is seeking to oust the BJP which has been governing the state since 2003, from power this time.

Oct 29, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Will fight Congress, but won't speak against Gandhi family, they always love me: Ajit Jogi

Will fight Congress, but won't speak against Gandhi family, they always love me: Ajit Jogi

Jogi was the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh after the state was carved out of Madhya Pradesh. 

Oct 29, 2018, 10:05 AM IST
BJP MLA asked maximum questions in the current Assembly session in Chhattisgarh: ADR

BJP MLA asked maximum questions in the current Assembly session in Chhattisgarh: ADR

The BJP is in power in the poll-bound state, carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000, since 2003. 

Oct 29, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Congress calls Chhattisgarh government 'directionless', seeks CM Raman Singh's resignation

Congress calls Chhattisgarh government 'directionless', seeks CM Raman Singh's resignation

The comments came a day after Maoist guerillas fired upon a CRPF convoy in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur, killing four and injuring two.  

Oct 29, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand police officers plan steps to keep vigil on Naxals ahead of polls

Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand police officers plan steps to keep vigil on Naxals ahead of polls

Measures such as joint operation and keeping vigil along the border were among the matters discussed during the nearly 3-hour-long meeting, sources said. 

Oct 29, 2018, 09:35 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Prakash Javadekar

Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Prakash Javadekar

He also accused the Congress of "indirectly supporting" Maoists and said the BJP governments at the Centre and in Chhattisgarh were determined to finish the Naxal menace in the coming years.

Oct 29, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Will fight Congress in Chhattisgarh, but won't speak against Gandhi family: Ajit Jogi

Will fight Congress in Chhattisgarh, but won't speak against Gandhi family: Ajit Jogi

Ajit Jogi left the Congress in 2016 and floated his own party.

Oct 28, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
4 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

4 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

The CRPF personnel killed by the Naxals included one Assiatant Sub-Inspector, one head constable and two constables.

Oct 27, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
Raman Singh kickstarts polls campaign in Chhattisgarh from his constituency Rajnandgaon

Raman Singh kickstarts polls campaign in Chhattisgarh from his constituency Rajnandgaon

Rajnandgaon is the constituency where the highest number of 30 candidates will lock horns, as per the data released by the Election Commission on Saturday.   

Oct 27, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
EC rolls out final list of 190 candidates for first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

EC rolls out final list of 190 candidates for first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

192 candidates are in the fray for the first phase of polls.

Oct 27, 2018, 17:33 PM IST
Chhattisgarh elections: Congress fields Vajpayee's niece against Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress fields Vajpayee's niece against Raman Singh

Karuna Shukla was associated with BJP for three decades before parting ways and joining Congress in 2013.

Oct 22, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
Samajwadi Party announces candidates for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

Samajwadi Party announces candidates for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

SP announced names of three candidates for the first phase and six names for the second phase of the upcoming polls.

Oct 21, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
Assembly Elections 2018: BJP announces first list of candidates for Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram

Assembly Elections 2018: BJP announces first list of candidates for Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram

BJP on Saturday announced the list of candidates for Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly elections. 

Oct 20, 2018, 22:23 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: BSP releases first list of six candidates

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: BSP releases first list of six candidates

Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday released its first list of six candidates for the first phase of Chhattisgarh assembly polls scheduled to be held on November 12.

Oct 18, 2018, 22:22 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Congress releases first list of 12 candidates

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Congress releases first list of 12 candidates

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Thursday released the list of candidates for assembly elections in Chhattisgarh. 

Oct 18, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Chhattisgarh polls: BJP to announce candidates for 90 assembly constituencies this week

Chhattisgarh polls: BJP to announce candidates for 90 assembly constituencies this week

Counting of votes will be done on December 11. 

Oct 17, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
CPI joins hands with Ajit Jogi's JCC and BSP for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

CPI joins hands with Ajit Jogi's JCC and BSP for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

Mayawati had earlier agreed that the BSP will fight on 35 seats while the Janta Congress Chhattisgarh will contest on 55 seats. 

Oct 14, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
Nine of a family killed massive road accident in Chhattisgarh

Nine of a family killed massive road accident in Chhattisgarh

The family was reportedly travelling in a Bolero SUV and was hit by a truck, about 70 kms from Raipur. 

Oct 14, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Setback for Congress in Chhattisgarh as key tribal leader Ramdayal Uike joins BJP

Setback for Congress in Chhattisgarh as key tribal leader Ramdayal Uike joins BJP

Ramdayal Uike is a four-time MLA and a key tribal leader from Chhattisgarh.

Oct 14, 2018, 08:28 AM IST
After ditching Congress, Mayawati trains gun at BJP in Chhattisgarh

After ditching Congress, Mayawati trains gun at BJP in Chhattisgarh

Mayawati has said that BJP can make as many Ram Mandirs across the country as it wants but it won't get any political mileage.

Oct 13, 2018, 14:35 PM IST