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Nov 13, 2018
Seats in Chhattisgarh's sensitive red corridor saw 18% lower voter turnout in first phase of polling than in 2013Security 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.
Nov 11, 2018
Chhattisgarh polls: Parties promise better road, rail connectivity, farmers' security, jobs as state gears up for phase oneWith 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.
Nov 09, 2018
Chhattisgarh elections: Maoist threat, farmers' plight, lack of road connectivity among key poll issues in focusAmong the issues that were repeatedly brought up during campaigning in Chhattisgarh were Maoist threat, corruption, farmers' distress, road connectivity issues and power shortage.
Oct 03, 2014
Chhattisgarh: Security forces asked to remain alert after threat of Maoist strike emergesSecurity personnel in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region have been asked to remain extra cautious following inputs of a possibility of further strikes by Maoists.
Nov 02, 2013
With Naxal threat looming, choppers to ferry election staff in Chhattisgarh"So far we have decided to airlift polling parties (polling booth staff) at 339 booths. It may vary according to the availability of the choppers," Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Alex Paul Menon said.