Chhattisgarh News

Bhupesh Baghel named Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Congress ends suspense after 5 days

Bhupesh Baghel named Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Congress ends suspense after 5 days

Apart from Baghel, TS Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu and Charan Das Mahant were the top contenders for the post.

Dec 16, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
Who will be the new Chhattisgarh CM? Congress likely to make the announcement today

Who will be the new Chhattisgarh CM? Congress likely to make the announcement today

Congress president Rahul Gandhi had on Saturday held various meetings and discussions with the four CM aspirants - TS Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu, Bhupesh Baghel and Charan Das Mahant - at his

Dec 16, 2018, 09:44 AM IST
Decision on Chhattisgarh chief minister on Sunday after MLAs meet, confirms Congress state in-charge PL Punia

Decision on Chhattisgarh chief minister on Sunday after MLAs meet, confirms Congress state in-charge PL Punia

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting will take place at 12 pm, added Punia. 

Dec 15, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi holds hectic parleys with top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

Rahul Gandhi holds hectic parleys with top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders on Saturday to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

Dec 15, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Chhattisgarh chief minister likely to be announced on Saturday

Chhattisgarh chief minister likely to be announced on Saturday

The Congress will hold its legislature party meeting at the party's state office Rajiv Bhawan in Raipur on Saturday to make the announcement.

Dec 15, 2018, 00:14 AM IST
Game of thrones: Divide within Congress spills from Rajasthan, MP to Chhattisgarh

Game of thrones: Divide within Congress spills from Rajasthan, MP to Chhattisgarh

Supporters of Bhupesh Baghel and TS Sehdev clashed and are demanding their respective leader is named the next Chhattisgarh CM.

Dec 13, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Congress ends BJP's 15-year-rule in Chhattisgarh; Raman Singh resigns

Congress ends BJP's 15-year-rule in Chhattisgarh; Raman Singh resigns

The Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) of former chief minister Ajit Jogi had won two seats and was leading in three seats. Jogi's ally Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) won one seat and was leading in one. 

Dec 12, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018: Raman Singh takes responsibility for BJP's defeat

Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018: Raman Singh takes responsibility for BJP's defeat

Three-time Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh on Tuesday conceded defeat and said he takes full responsibility for the outcome of the Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2018.

Dec 11, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Chhattisgarh: 1 CRPF personnel injured in IED blast

Chhattisgarh: 1 CRPF personnel injured in IED blast

One CRPF jawan has been critically injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Chintagupha region here on Tuesday.

Dec 11, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
JCC leader Ajit Jogi says he's happy that BJP is losing Chhattisgarh assembly elections

JCC leader Ajit Jogi says he's happy that BJP is losing Chhattisgarh assembly elections

The JCC chief told reporters that the people of the state wanted to oust the Raman Singh-led government, which has been in office for 15 years.

Dec 11, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Chhatisgarh Assembly elections 2018 prominent winners and losers

Chhatisgarh Assembly elections 2018 prominent winners and losers

This year, the state, which has been dominated by BJP and Congress so far, witnessed a coalition among Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), former chief minister Ajit Jogi's Janata Congress

Dec 11, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
Congress unseats Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018

Congress unseats Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018

Counting of votes for Chhattisgarh Assembly elections is underway.

Dec 11, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
List of Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 winners and MLAs

List of Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 winners and MLAs

In the BJP-dominated state, the voting took place in two phases, one on November 12 and November 20.

Dec 11, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections results 2018: Counting of votes begins amid tight security arrangements

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections results 2018: Counting of votes begins amid tight security arrangements

In the 2013 elections, the BJP won 49 seats, the Congress 39, while one seat each was bagged by the BSP and an Independent.

Dec 11, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly poll results: Congress defeats BJP, Raman Singh takes responsibility

Chhattisgarh Assembly poll results: Congress defeats BJP, Raman Singh takes responsibility

Despite a boycott call by the Communist Party of India (Maoist), the state recorded an overall turnout of 76.35 per cent in the two-phased assembly elections.

Dec 11, 2018, 07:45 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly election results: Counting of votes to begin at 8 am

Chhattisgarh Assembly election results: Counting of votes to begin at 8 am

Chhattisgarh recorded 76.60 per cent voter turnout.

Dec 11, 2018, 05:37 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly election results 2018: BJP and Congress in close fight

Chhattisgarh Assembly election results 2018: BJP and Congress in close fight

Tight security arrangements have been made in the state where at least 12 assembly seats are in Naxal-affected areas. Besides, there have been allegations related to the electronic voting machines (

Dec 10, 2018, 21:34 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh JCC heavyweights

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh JCC heavyweights

 The exit polls have predicted a neck-and-neck battle in the state.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at possible CM candidates

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at possible CM candidates

Voting in Chhattisgarh was held in two phases, on November 12 and November 20, and recorded a voter turnout of 76.35%, despite a call for poll boycott.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Zee News Chhattisgarh Maha Exit Poll: BJP likely to retain state

Zee News Chhattisgarh Maha Exit Poll: BJP likely to retain state

Chhattisgarh election exit poll 2018: The term of the 90-seat Chhattisgarh Assembly will ending on January 5, 2019.

Dec 07, 2018, 17:21 PM IST