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Chhattisgarh assembly elections

Vinod Verma appointed Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel's political advisor, Ruchir Garg as media advisor

On December 17, the senior Congress leader took oath as the Chief Minister of the state.

Dec 20, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

Congress' Bhupesh Baghel takes oath as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh and senior Congress leader Motilal Vora were also present at the swearing-in ceremony.

Dec 17, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

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 Chhattisgarh (J) and Communist Party of India (CPI), adding another dimension to the electoral politics.

Dec 11, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

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

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

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 recorded 76.60 per cent voter turnout.

Dec 11, 2018, 05:37 AM IST

Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram Assembly election results 2018 live updates

The five states went to polls in November and early December.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

Maoists torch vehicles, kill contractor in Chhattisgarh

Several vehicles, which were being used in road construction, were burnt and the Maoists killed the contractor.

Nov 15, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Another IED blast in Chhattisgarh injures civilian

The incident took place at around 2.10 pm in the forest area of Sukma's Chintagufa. z

Nov 14, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

Naxals attack CoBRA commandos in Bijapur's Pamed, encounter underway

The encounter began after the Naxals attacked the CoBRA team in Bijapur's Pamed area in Chhattisgarh on Monday. 

Nov 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

Chhattisgarh assembly polls: PM Narendra Modi urges voters to participate in 'festival of democracy'

In the first phase, voting is being held 18 out of 90 seats in Chhattisgarh.

Nov 12, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

IED blast in Dantewada amid voting for Chhattisgarh Assembly election’s first phase

Voting was underway in 18 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections Monday during which an improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated by Naxals in Dantewada district.

Nov 12, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

Polling ends for first-phase in Chhattisgarh elections, 70% voter turnout

The first phase of voting for the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018 is being held amid tight security cover on Monday.

Nov 12, 2018, 07:14 AM IST

Chhattisgarh polls: Naxals trying to spread fear among people but voters are enthusiastic, says CEC

The 90-member Chhattisgarh Assembly will go to polls in two phases - on November 12 and November 20 while the results will be announced on December 11. 

Nov 11, 2018, 19:35 PM IST