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Abandoned by state, Pando Nagar's landless poor in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district nearly boycotted Assembly polls
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Abandoned by state, Pando Nagar's landless poor in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district nearly boycotted Assembly polls

Once hailed by India's first president Rajendra Prasad, Pando Nagar in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district is now disillusioned by the apathy of the state.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election LIVE updates: Over 50% polling recorded across state in second phase; parties spar over faulty EVMs
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election LIVE updates: Over 50% polling recorded across state in second phase; parties spar over faulty EVMs

Chhattisgarh Assembly election phase 2 LIVE updates: At 2.30 pm, over 50% voting was in Lundra, Ambikapur, Bilaigarh, Kasdol and Balodabazar. Lundra saw a polling percentage of 62%, Ambikapur 55%, the EC reported. Meanwhile, parties continued to spar over faulty EVMs with the Congress blaming the BJP for tampering of the voting machines.

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Ajit Jogi not a factor; Raman Singh making farmers, tribals suffer, says Congress' PL Punia
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Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Ajit Jogi not a factor; Raman Singh making farmers, tribals suffer, says Congress' PL Punia

Criticising the Raman Singh government, Congress state in-charge PL Punia said that mere construction of buildings and roads can’t be called development.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear CBI case against Alok Verma; Phase 2 polling in Chhattisgarh today; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear CBI case against Alok Verma; Phase 2 polling in Chhattisgarh today; day's top stories

Chhattisgarh heads to polls amid heightened security with 1,079 candidates in fray for 72 seats, Supreme Court hearing on corruption allegations against Alok Verma scheduled for today, Narendra Modi to address rallies in Madhya Pradesh - here are the day's top stories

Chhattisgarh election phase two voting today: State heads to polls amid heightened security; 1,079 candidates in fray for 72 seats
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Chhattisgarh election phase two voting today: State heads to polls amid heightened security; 1,079 candidates in fray for 72 seats

In Chhattisgarh, the BJP aims to win a fourth consecutive, while the Congress is seeking to end the saffron party's reign in the state after 15 years.

CRPF jawan shoots self with colleague's AK-47 in poll-bound Chhattisgarh; probe underway to find reason for suicide
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CRPF jawan shoots self with colleague's AK-47 in poll-bound Chhattisgarh; probe underway to find reason for suicide

Constable Rajiv Kumar Singh, the CRPF jawan, was a native of Jamunipur village of Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district. He was on poll duty in Chhattisgarh where the second phase of voting will be held on Tuesday.

Assembly elections: Congress' lack of strategy, inability to seize initiative may cost it in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, MP
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Assembly elections: Congress' lack of strategy, inability to seize initiative may cost it in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, MP

The Assembly elections that are now already in progress should have been the 'moment' of opportunity that the bedraggled Congress was waiting for

Chhattisgarh tribal population has fallen by 1%, claims TS Singh Deo; leader of Opposition blames Raman Singh for plight of Adivasis
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Chhattisgarh tribal population has fallen by 1%, claims TS Singh Deo; leader of Opposition blames Raman Singh for plight of Adivasis

Leader of the Opposition in Chhattisgarh Assembly, TS Singh Deo, in an interview discussed Congress’ policy regarding tribals in the upcoming Assembly election. MLA from Ambikapur constituency since 2008, Deo is touted as one of the frontrunners to be the chief ministerial picks if Congress comes to power.

Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district; combing operation underway
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Two Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district; combing operation underway

In April this year, 40 Naxals were killed in an encounter in Gadchiroli, considered one of the worst Maoist-affected district in the country.

Congress fact-checks Modi's Dalit jibe about Sitaram Kesri, says PM got it wrong; backward class leader was OBC
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Congress fact-checks Modi's Dalit jibe about Sitaram Kesri, says PM got it wrong; backward class leader was OBC

The Congress on Sunday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on former Congress president Sitaram Kesri, and clarified that Kesri belonged to the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category and was not a Dalit, like Modi claimed.

Three security personnel injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma after Maoists detonate IED days ahead of second phase of election
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Three security personnel injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma after Maoists detonate IED days ahead of second phase of election

According to Sukma Superintendent of Police, reinforcement was rushed to the spot and the injured jawans were taken to a local hospital.

Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: PM claims Sitaram Kesri's tenure as Congress chief cut short for Sonia Gandhi
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Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: PM claims Sitaram Kesri's tenure as Congress chief cut short for Sonia Gandhi

Narendra Modi claimed that Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh had to face a lot of challenges from the then Congress-led government at the Centre.

Tribal sugarcane farmers in Chhattisgarh's Surguja banking on Congress to end human-elephant conflict in district
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Tribal sugarcane farmers in Chhattisgarh's Surguja banking on Congress to end human-elephant conflict in district

One of the unique traits of the ongoing Chhattisgarh elections is that the issues that drive voters to the booth are local in nature, and speeches on "Urban Naxals" and the Ram Mandir don't resonate on the ground.

Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh: Congress chief challenges Narendra Modi to debate on Rafale 'anywhere, anytime'
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Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh: Congress chief challenges Narendra Modi to debate on Rafale 'anywhere, anytime'

Stepping up his attack on Narendra Modi in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi challenged the prime minister to participate in a debate over the details of the Rafale fighter jets deal.

Narendra Modi challenges Congress to end one family rule, appoint non-Gandhi party president for 5 years
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Narendra Modi challenges Congress to end one family rule, appoint non-Gandhi party president for 5 years

Responding to the Congress' barb that a chaiwala could rise to power only because of democratic systems established by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Narendra Modi challenged the Congress to make someone from outside the Gandhi family its chief for at least five years if it respected democracy.

Mayawati rules out post-poll tie up with BJP or Congress in Chhattisgarh; says JCC-BSP alliance will get absolute majority
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Mayawati rules out post-poll tie up with BJP or Congress in Chhattisgarh; says JCC-BSP alliance will get absolute majority

Attacking both parties, Mayawati said that the BJP and the Congress are anti-poor, anti-farmer, anti-Dalit, anti-downtrodden, and anti-weaker sections.

Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017
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Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017

Farmers in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari and Balod districts are anticipating a repeat of the 2017 severe drought situation this year too.

Chhattisgarh polls: Congress still can't accept a 'chaiwala' as their Prime Minister, says Narendra Modi in rally at Ambikapur
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Chhattisgarh polls: Congress still can't accept a 'chaiwala' as their Prime Minister, says Narendra Modi in rally at Ambikapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing an election rally at Ambikapur in the poll-bound Chhattisgarh, attacked the Congress, claiming that they still cant accept the fact that a 'chaiwala' (tea-seller) became the prime minister and challenging them to someone outside the Gandhi family the party president.

Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath says religious conversions by 'Italian agents' were at their peak under Congress rule
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Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath says religious conversions by 'Italian agents' were at their peak under Congress rule

Attacking Congress for appeasement of "minorities, Adityanath said the 'anti-national activity of religious conversion' reached its peak when the party ruled the state.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Congress and Opposition parties face 'credibility crisis' in state, says Rajnath Singh
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Congress and Opposition parties face 'credibility crisis' in state, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh is scheduled to address rallies on Thursday ahead of the second phase of polls on 20 November