Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men voted
Of the 21 constituencies in Chhattisgarh where more women voted than men, the Congress won 17 seats, while the BJP bagged only two and the other two went to the BSP and JCC.
Chhattisgarh polls: EC rejects claims of inconsistent voting percentage, but widely differing figures cause concern, require inquiry
While the State Election Commission declared the final polling percentage the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections as 76.35 percent, the Directorate of Public Relations pegged the figure at 76.60 percent.
Chhattisgarh polls: Not rivals, candidates fear NOTA may emerge biggest slayer in repeat of 2013 nightmare
In 2013, NOTA was at the third position in 35 of the 90 Assembly seats of Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election phase one sees 70% turnout; voting takes place for first time in several places
Authorities in Chhattisgarh succeeded in bringing more tribals into the democratic process, with the first phase of Assembly elections recording a 56.58 percent turnout.
Chhattisgarh polls: Realms long gone, but royals' undiminished popularity keeps them in hunt for power
While Chhattisgarh's royal families may have lost their realms, the power they exert in these regions is still formidable
Protests at HNLU enters second week as law students await concrete decision from interim vice-chancellor
HNLU students have been demanding withdrawal of hostel curfews as well as a host of changes to administrative rules.
Bhima Koregaon raids: Chhattisgarh workers' unions warn of protests if Sudha Bharadwaj isn't released soon
Sudha Bharadwaj, one of the activists arrested in the Bhima Koregaon raids, has worked with the Chattisgarh Mukti Morcha and fought for workers' rights for decades.
BJP govt in Chhattisgarh increases MSP of rice by Rs 200; paddy farmers decry 'pointless' hike as inadequate
Despite a hike of Rs 200 per quintal to Rs 1750 in the minimum support price (MSP) of rice by BJP govt, paddy farmers in Chhattisgarh are an unhappy lot.
Chhattisgarh goes to the polls this December and, considering the RWL contract is up for renewal in October 2020, the Shivnath issue is bound to loom large once again.
Chhattisgarh govt's decision to reduce MSP on forest produce threatens livelihood of 14 lakh tribal families
Tribals across Chhattisgarh face a threat to their livelihoods ever since the state government drastically reduced the MSP of minor forest produce.