Chhattisgarh Assembly-election-2018

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Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says 'no question' of withdrawing security forces from Naxal-affected areas
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Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says 'no question' of withdrawing security forces from Naxal-affected areas

Bhupesh Baghel took charge as chief minister a week ago after the Congress posted a landslide victory in the just held Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh.

Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men voted
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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.

Shellacked in Assembly polls, Mayawati gets a timely lesson; hubris is no way to revive a sinking political career
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Shellacked in Assembly polls, Mayawati gets a timely lesson; hubris is no way to revive a sinking political career

Mayawati’s biggest setback has come in Chattisgarh where her gamble tying up with former Congress leader and chief minister Ajit Jogi has spectacularly failed.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majority
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majority

In Chhattisgarh, the constituencies with a high population of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, have contributed hugely in steering Congress towards a thumping victory in the state.

From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls
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From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls

As counting for the 2018 Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh drew to a close on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw significant losses in all the states

8 out of 13 BJP ministers lose in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls; ex-CM Raman Singh won by narrow margin
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8 out of 13 BJP ministers lose in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls; ex-CM Raman Singh won by narrow margin

The BJP's rout in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections took scalps of several party heavyweights, including eight ministers, while Chief Minister Raman Singh won by a narrow margin.

Assembly Election Results 2018: BJP's wait for Congress-mukt Bharat may never end as recent wins will buoy Congress in 2019
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Assembly Election Results 2018: BJP's wait for Congress-mukt Bharat may never end as recent wins will buoy Congress in 2019

Assembly Election Results 2018: BJP leaders have spoken about a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ since 2014, however, the Congress’ strong showing in the recent Assembly elections 2018, has proved that the BJP could be chasing a chimera

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Raman Singh resigns as chief minister, Congress to form government
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Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Raman Singh resigns as chief minister, Congress to form government

Congress is leading in 64, while BJP was relegated to a distant second spot with 18 seats, as per the latest trends available in 89 of the 90 seats in the House. "I have submitted my resignation to Chhattisgarh Governor," Raman Singh told reporters.

Chhattisgarh Election Results: After initial scare, Raman Singh leads in Rajnandgaon over Congress' Karuna Shukla by 147 votes
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Chhattisgarh Election Results: After initial scare, Raman Singh leads in Rajnandgaon over Congress' Karuna Shukla by 147 votes

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh was elected twice from Rajnandgaon, in 2008 and 2013 by a comfortable margin. He had won the Lok Sabha polls from this constituency in 1999.

Assembly elections counting of votes 2018: Watch trends, results, repercussions, analysed live by our panel of experts
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Assembly elections counting of votes 2018: Watch trends, results, repercussions, analysed live by our panel of experts

To be anchored Naghma Sahar and Rupali Tewari, the live broadcast will start at 7 am on Tuesday (11 December) and continue till 3 pm.

Chhattisgarh Elections: State headed for possible post-poll alliances as exit polls throw up divided verdict
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Chhattisgarh Elections: State headed for possible post-poll alliances as exit polls throw up divided verdict

The lack of clarity indicates an unsure future for the BJP after 15 years of governing Chhattisgarh, where the Congress has steadily increased its vote share in the past three elections.

Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh
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Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

The exit poll data is either confusing or the numbers are too close, and the one thing this indicates is that the dominance of the BJP in these states is waning though the prime minister campaigned hard.

Exit Poll Results 2018 highlights: Congress predicted to bag 100 seats in Rajasthan, sweep out Raje govt, say pollsters
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Exit Poll Results 2018 highlights: Congress predicted to bag 100 seats in Rajasthan, sweep out Raje govt, say pollsters

Most exit poll predictions are saying that Congress is likely to win in Rajasthan while BJP has the advantage in Madhya Pradesh.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election exit poll results 2018: Exit polls divided on BJP retaining Naxal-affected state
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election exit poll results 2018: Exit polls divided on BJP retaining Naxal-affected state

The Chhattisgarh Assembly election exit polls are in and it appears surveys are divided on which party will come to power in the state that voted over two phases.

Chhattisgarh polls: EC rejects claims of inconsistent voting percentage, but widely differing figures cause concern, require inquiry
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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.

Naxals shoot 28-year-old farmer in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, accuse victim of being a police informant
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Naxals shoot 28-year-old farmer in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, accuse victim of being a police informant

Naresh Salame, who the Naxals accused of being a police informant, was shot dead Saturday night by a group of Naxals in Belgaon village in Kohka police station limits.

Security forces on high alert in Chhatisgarh's Maoist hotbeds ahead of 'Naxal week' between 2-8 December
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Security forces on high alert in Chhatisgarh's Maoist hotbeds ahead of 'Naxal week' between 2-8 December

Ahead of Naxal week, patrolling has been intensified in the forested interiors of the seven districts of Bastar division, namely Dantewada, Bijapur, Bastar, Narayanpur, Kondagaon, Sukma and Kanker.

Pahadi Korwa farmers in Chhattisgarh aren't complaining about low MSP, but ground reality of govt effort has them in fix
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Pahadi Korwa farmers in Chhattisgarh aren't complaining about low MSP, but ground reality of govt effort has them in fix

The Pahadi Korwa tribe in Chhattisgarh says that their traditional form of agriculture is important to ensure their own sustenance, but the state Forest Department has issued orders against some practices.

Chhattisgarh records 71.93% turnout in second phase of Assembly polls as parties spar over faulty EVMs
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Chhattisgarh records 71.93% turnout in second phase of Assembly polls as parties spar over faulty EVMs

Elaborate security arrangements were made for the second phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls where an electorate of over 1.5 crore was to exercise its franchise.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018: 71.93% polling, faulty EVMs and missing names from voter lists mark phase two
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018: 71.93% polling, faulty EVMs and missing names from voter lists mark phase two

The second and final phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2018 on Tuesday saw a voter turnout of 58.47 percent till 4 pm, amid EVMs malfunctioning and missing names from voters' lists.