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Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Campaigning ends for first phase as Maoist-affected areas gear up for polling
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Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: Campaigning ends for first phase as Maoist-affected areas gear up for polling

Election campaigns came to end Saturday evening in 18 Assembly seats, spread across eight Maoist-affected districts of Chhattisgarh that will go to polls in the first phase on 12 November.

Chhattisgarh polls: Parties promise better road, rail connectivity, farmers' security, jobs as state gears up for phase one
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Chhattisgarh polls: Parties promise better road, rail connectivity, farmers' security, jobs as state gears up for phase one

With Chhattisgarh's voters scared to go out and cast their ballots amid Naxal threats of getting their inked fingers chopped off, the BJP, Congress, and JCC alliance's promises are just promising enough to rouse a larger voter turnout than the 77% of the previous election.

Chhattisgarh polls: Amit Shah releases BJP manifesto, lauds Raman Singh govt for 'breaking all records of development'
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Chhattisgarh polls: Amit Shah releases BJP manifesto, lauds Raman Singh govt for 'breaking all records of development'

Amit Shah said that for the BJP, the revolution in the state included providing gas connections, electricity, education, employment to the poor and deprived sections of the society.

Daily Bulletin: Karnataka prepares for Tipu Jayanti showdown; BJP to release manifesto for Chhattisgarh; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Karnataka prepares for Tipu Jayanti showdown; BJP to release manifesto for Chhattisgarh; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Amit Shah to unveil BJP's manifesto for Chhattisgarh today; Melbourne stabbing attacker identified; EC bans exit polls from 12 November to 7 December; and more.

As Congress and BJP spar over poll issues, Adivasi farmers of Bastar fight for land acquired for industrialisation 5 years ago
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As Congress and BJP spar over poll issues, Adivasi farmers of Bastar fight for land acquired for industrialisation 5 years ago

Tata Steel signed a memorandum of understanding with the Raman Singh-led Chhattisgarh govt in 2005 to set up a Rs 19,500 crore plant in Bastar. It involved acquiring 5,000 acres of land across 10 villages for the plant that proposed to create 5.5 million tonnes of steel per annum. The state started acquiring land 2008-09 onwards.

62 Maoists surrender before security forces in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh terms it 'huge achievement'
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62 Maoists surrender before security forces in poll-bound Chhattisgarh, Rajnath Singh terms it 'huge achievement'

Of the 62 Maoists, 55 surrendered with their arms and ammunition in Narayanpur district, inspector general of police (Bastar) Vivekanand Sinha said.

Create massive BJP wave in Chhattisgarh polls for tsunami in 2019, Amit Shah tells party workers in Bilaspur
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Create massive BJP wave in Chhattisgarh polls for tsunami in 2019, Amit Shah tells party workers in Bilaspur

BJP chief Amit Shah told the party workers that a thumping victory for the BJP in Chhattisgarh would avenge the "sacrifices" of their fellow workers in other states.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate airport in Odisha's Jharsuguda, address farmers' rally in Chhattisgarh on Saturday
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate airport in Odisha's Jharsuguda, address farmers' rally in Chhattisgarh on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha and poll-bound Chhattisgarh on Saturday and launch several projects in the two states.

Rahul Gandhi's 'hugplomacy' approach to countering BJP will neither win votes nor opponents' hearts
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Rahul Gandhi's 'hugplomacy' approach to countering BJP will neither win votes nor opponents' hearts

Rahul Gandhi needs to convince voters that his party has the ability to dislodge the BJP. He needs to show a killer’s instinct and go for the BJP’s jugular.