Chhattisgarh Assembly Election
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election News
Dantewada Assembly bypoll: Voters brave Maoist threat as turnout touches 60.16% by 3 pm; figure likely to rise, says official
The polling for the by-election in the Maoist-affected district of Chhattisgarh ended at 3 pm today with voter turnout at 60.16 percent and no untoward incidents.
Chhattisgarh Assembly election: Voting for Dantewada bypoll begins amid tight security; counting of votes to be taken up on 27 Sept
Voting for the bypoll to the Naxal-affected Dantewada Assembly constituency began on Monday morning amid tight security
Chhattisgarh CM likely to be announced today; state Congress in-charge PL Punia says 'opinion of all MLAs in consideration'
Chhattisgarh Congress state in-charge, PL Punia on Saturday told the media that the chief minister's name for the state will be announced after a meeting on Sunday.
Assembly election 2018 results: Congress emerges victorious in Hindi heartland; Rahul Gandhi says poll outcome 'message to Modi govt'
Congress' performance in the Assembly elections on Tuesday, gave a big blow to the BJP, specially in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, where the grand old party came back to power after 15 years. PTI
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.
Assembly election exit poll results 2018: Vasundhara Raje out, KCR in and other key takeaways from surveys
Voting for Assembly elections in five states — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Telangana and Chhattisgarh — was held between 12 November and Friday
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 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 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.
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.
Winter Session of Parliament to start on 11 December, end on 8 January; session delayed because of state polls
The Winter Session of Parliament usually starts in November. However, it would be the second year in a row when it would begin in December. The session was delayed this year due to the Assembly elections in five states.
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.
A voter turnout of 61.47 per cent was recorded in Kondagaon, 63.51 percent in Keshkal, 62 percent in Kanker, 58 percent in Bastar, 49 percent in Dantewada, 70.14 percent in Khairagarh, 71 percent in Dongargarh, 71 percent in Dongargaon and 72 percent in the Khujji constituency.
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 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
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 election 2018: Farmers in Kanker district agree BJP govt failed them, but say can't trust Congress entirely
The farmers in Chhattisgarh's Kanker village agree that the government has failed the agrarian community, but big farmers are largely supportive of the BJP for their campaign of vikas (development).
Chhattisgarh polls 2018: Smartphones, mopeds, Maoists and other issues that may sway voters in Naxal-affected Bastar
With Naxals continuing with their attacks to destabilise the Assembly election in Chhattisgarh, which way will Bastar vote today?
Chhattisgarh election: 18 seats, 190 candidates, over a lakh security personnel; all you need to know about first phase of polls today
The Chhattisgarh elections are a triangular contest between the BJP, Congress and the Ajit Jogi-Mayawati-CPI alliance, with 190 candidates in the fray for 18 constituencies in the first phase.
Twelve of the 18 constituencies going to the polls in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections are located in the Maoist hotbed of Bastar, the biggest Maoist stronghold in the state.