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Chhattisgarh assembly elections 2013

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.

Dec 09, 2013, 17:07 PM IST

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.

Dec 09, 2013, 13:50 PM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2013, 16:15 PM IST

Five Naxals held for attacking police during polling in Chhattisgarh

Five Naxals, including a woman, were arrested in separate search operations in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal-hit Bijapur district for attacking security personnel during first phase polling in the state on November 11.

Nov 19, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

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

Nov 19, 2013, 08:29 AM IST

Chhattisgarh has become hotbed of Naxal violence under BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Launching scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Chhattisgarh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi while addressing rally said that the state was the hotbed of Naxal violence.

Nov 16, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Security forces recover 14 bombs in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

Elections will be held in 72 constituencies on Tuesday next week.

Nov 16, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

What Narendra Modi said in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh rally

Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed an election rally in Chhattisgarh`s Raigarh.

Nov 15, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

Over 67 percent polling in Naxal-hit areas of Chhattisgarh

Defying a boycott call of Maoists, overall 67% voters cast their votes in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections on Monday.

Nov 11, 2013, 08:34 AM IST

98 face criminal cases in Chhattisgarh phase-two polls

Twelve percent of the candidates - 98 in number - contesting in the second phase of the Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh have criminal charges against them, while 22 percent are billionaires.

Nov 08, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Nitish Kumar is arrogant, uncaring: Narendra Modi

BJP’s poster boy Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the handling of the Patna blasts and accused him of being uncaring and arrogant.

Nov 07, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

Poll process starts in Chhattisgarh, EC team takes review

The poll process in Chhattisgarh, which goes to assembly elections in two phases on November 11 and 19, was initiated on Friday with the issue of notification by Governor Shekhar Dutt.

Oct 19, 2013, 01:05 AM IST

BJP to fight polls on good governance plank

BJP said it will fight elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Delhi on good governance, against maladministration and corruption and hold rallies of LK Advani and Narendra Modi.

Oct 06, 2013, 00:44 AM IST

Model code of conduct implemented in Chhattisgarh state

With the announcement of assembly polls in five states including Chhattisgarh, the model code of conduct on Friday came into force in the state where a two-phased polling will be held in November.

Oct 05, 2013, 00:38 AM IST