Chhattisgarh Assembly-election-2018

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CVoter Survey: Assembly polls major test of Narendra Modi's popularity as Congress eyes 4-0 win ahead of 2019
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CVoter Survey: Assembly polls major test of Narendra Modi's popularity as Congress eyes 4-0 win ahead of 2019

For the first time since the advent of the Narendra Modi-era in politics, the Congress, as several surveys point out, starts as the frontrunner in this round of elections

Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi's hold on Satnamis poses equal threat for BJP, Congress as ex-CM gears up for final showdown
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Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi's hold on Satnamis poses equal threat for BJP, Congress as ex-CM gears up for final showdown

Experts believe that because of Ajit Jogi, the BJP will suffer loss in nine out of 10 Scheduled Caste-reserved constituencies that the party pocketed in 2013, especially since the ex-CM must win these seats to remain in politics

Chhattisgarh election: High voter turnout despite Maoist threat shows importance of infrastructure development
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Chhattisgarh election: High voter turnout despite Maoist threat shows importance of infrastructure development

An increase in poll percentage figures in the recently-concluded first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly election in the Maoist-hit districts is astonishing.

Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of encouraging corruption, Naxalism in rally at Raigarh
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Chhattisgarh polls: Yogi Adityanath accuses Congress of encouraging corruption, Naxalism in rally at Raigarh

Addressing a campaign rally for the second phase of Assembly polls in Raigarh, Adityanath also accused Congress of "insulting martyrdom" of security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations by terming Naxals as "revolutionaries". "Congress has done nothing except divide the society on the basis of caste, region, religion, and language, he said.

'People remain poor due to BJP's policies,' says Rahul Gandhi at Chhattisgarh rally; promises 'people's government'
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'People remain poor due to BJP's policies,' says Rahul Gandhi at Chhattisgarh rally; promises 'people's government'

Addressing a rally in Korba for the second phase of polling in Chhattisgarh, Rahul said it was among the richest in the country in terms of water, forest, mines and minerals.

Naxal attacks intensify around Chhattisgarh polls: Five, including 4 BSF jawans, injured in Bijapur in latest strike
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Naxal attacks intensify around Chhattisgarh polls: Five, including 4 BSF jawans, injured in Bijapur in latest strike

Two days after phase one of Chhattisgarh Assembly election, five security personnel, including 4 BSF jawans, and civilian were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast detonated by Naxals in Bijapur district. The attack took place near the district headquarters.

Chhattisgarh polls: Not rivals, candidates fear NOTA may emerge biggest slayer in repeat of 2013 nightmare
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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: 130 candidates with criminal antecedents in fray for second phase of polling
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Chhattisgarh Assembly election: 130 candidates with criminal antecedents in fray for second phase of polling

According to an analysis, the Congress with 18 such candidates lead the list of those with criminal charges followed by the AAP with 17 and the Janta Congress Chhattisgarh with 15.

Seats in Chhattisgarh's sensitive red corridor saw 18% lower voter turnout in first phase of polling than in 2013
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Seats in Chhattisgarh's sensitive red corridor saw 18% lower voter turnout in first phase of polling than in 2013

Security forces said it was more of a challenge to bring people out to vote in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections as people were hesitant to step out due to the Naxal threat to boycott the polls.

Chhattisgarh polls: Narendra Modi doesn't know country isn't run by one man, says Rahul Gandhi
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Chhattisgarh polls: Narendra Modi doesn't know country isn't run by one man, says Rahul Gandhi

Addressing a rally ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on 20 November, Rahul said as per Modi, development of the country began only after 2014, when he became the prime minister.

Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh: Demonetisation hurt poor, benefited rich wearing 'suit-boot', says Congress president
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Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh: Demonetisation hurt poor, benefited rich wearing 'suit-boot', says Congress president

Addressing a rally in Mahasamund ahead of the second phase of polling in the state on 20 November, Gandhi also charged the Modi government with ensuring benefit to Anil Ambani's company through the Rafale aircraft deal.

Phase 1 of Chhattisgarh polls concludes: Voters in CM Raman Singh's Rajnandgaon constituency swear loyalty to no one
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Phase 1 of Chhattisgarh polls concludes: Voters in CM Raman Singh's Rajnandgaon constituency swear loyalty to no one

In Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, 80-year-old Baghela Yadav cast his vote in Kutheri village on 12 November, which was the first phase of elections for the state's Assembly. He has voted in every election that has taken place in the past, however, when asked, "Aapne kin muddo ke adhaar par vote kiya hai (On the basis of which issues have you voted)?", he responds with a blank look.

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Ex-CM Ajit Jogi still holds sway, but may need post-poll tie-up with Congress to return to power
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Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Ex-CM Ajit Jogi still holds sway, but may need post-poll tie-up with Congress to return to power

Across Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh faces anti-incumbency, mainly due to farm crisis and unemployment, which is why Jogi's promises have struck a chord

Narendra Modi slams Congress in Chhattisgarh with 'maa-beta' jibe, launches ambitious projects in Varanasi
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Narendra Modi slams Congress in Chhattisgarh with 'maa-beta' jibe, launches ambitious projects in Varanasi

On Monday, Narendra Modi directed jibes at Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, and also used the occasion to respond to criticism of demonetisation.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election phase one sees 70% turnout; voting takes place for first time in several places
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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.

Residents of Chhattisgarh's Lakha village, displaced for construction of Kelo Dam, vow to boycott BJP in polls
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Residents of Chhattisgarh's Lakha village, displaced for construction of Kelo Dam, vow to boycott BJP in polls

Nearly a decade has passed since the Kelo Dam was constructed in Chhattisgarh, but many displaced villagers are waiting to get full compensation from the BJP government that took over their land.

Chhattisgarh elections updates: Five Naxals killed in encounter with CoBRA forces in Bijapur's Pamed
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Chhattisgarh elections updates: Five Naxals killed in encounter with CoBRA forces in Bijapur's Pamed

Chhattisgarh elections LIVE updates: Five personnel of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) were injured in the encounter that broke out between Bijapur's Pamed area on Monday. All the CoBRA personnel are out danger and five Naxals have been killed in the gunfight.

Chhattisgarh's Naxal belt votes in phase one; 56.58% turnout recorded till 4.30 pm; insurgents attempt to disrupt process
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Chhattisgarh's Naxal belt votes in phase one; 56.58% turnout recorded till 4.30 pm; insurgents attempt to disrupt process

Chhattisgarh kickstarted the five-state Assembly election this year on a moderate note. Voting in first phase in 18 constituencies began at 7 am on Monday. Till 12.30 pm, voter turnout was recorded at 23 percent, a poll official said.

Chhattisgarh polls: Naxals detonate IED at Dantewada's Tumakpal-Nayanar road before voting, no casualties reported
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Chhattisgarh polls: Naxals detonate IED at Dantewada's Tumakpal-Nayanar road before voting, no casualties reported

A police official said Naxals, who had called for a boycott of the polls, detonated the IED early morning in Dantewada, but no casualty was reported.

Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: Congress' politics begins and ends with one family, PM says at Bilaspur rally
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Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: Congress' politics begins and ends with one family, PM says at Bilaspur rally

Narendra Modi also appreciated the Election Commission for its efforts on encouraging voters and the important role it plays in ensuring smooth elections.