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Chhattisgarh to move towards Universal healthcare plan: T S Singhdeo

The BJP, meanwhile, has been critical of suggestions that Chhattisgarh will pull out of the the scheme, with former CM Raman Singh saying that the Congress should not be hasty in making decisions, and calling Ayushman Bharat one of the “best schemes in the world.”

Egg back on Raipur mid-day menu after regime change, not in Bhopal

In Chhattisgarh, the BJP accused govt of “imposition of this idea” on those who “do not eat non-vegetarian food”. In MP, where the Congress does not enjoy a clear majority on its own, the party is playing safe


Chhattisgarh govt readies plan to return land acquired for Tata plant: ‘We fought, and won’

In 2005, then BJP government in Chhattisgarh signed an MoU with Tata Steel for a Rs 19,500-crore integrated steel plant in Bastar district’s Lohandiguda area.

Chhattisgarh govt withdraws consent to CBI to probe cases

The state government has conveyed the decision to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the Department of Personnel and Training.

Explained Snippets | 3 states, 66 ministers: all crorepatis, 62 of them men

Of all 66 ministers, T S Baba of Chhattisgarh declared the highest assets at Rs 500 crore, followed by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath at nearly Rs 207 crore.

Chhattisgarh: Baghel inducts 9 ministers, Congress looks at experience before LS polls

Senior party legislators T S Singh Deo and Tamradhwaj Sahu, who were also contenders for the CM post, had taken oath along with Baghel on December 17.


Chhattisgarh CM expands cabinet; inducts nine ministers

The Congress returned to power in the state after 15 years, dislodging the Raman Singh-led BJP government.

Chhattisgarh: 10 new ministers to be sworn in tomorrow

The cabinet is set to get 10 new faces, with the oath-taking set for Tuesday morning.

Congress triumph, naxal attacks dominated 2018 in Chhattisgarh

Poll promises of loan waiver and Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 2,500 per quintal for paddy to farmers seems to have done the trick for the Congress in the state where BJP faced a strong anti-incumbency factor.

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel appoints new DGP, advisers

On Thursday, the Bhupesh Baghel government appointed 1986 batch officer D M Awasthi as Director General of Police replacing A N Upadhyaya who has been transferred to the Police Housing Board.

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The life of a Maoist: Violence and deceit are a part of the guerrilla life

In the Maoist camp, while marriage within the fold is allowed, a man or a woman can propose to his or her partner only two years after joining the party.

The Big Picture: Passage through India

A journey is usually defined by the destination, but this one, along Latitude 20°15’, cutting through four states across India’s waist.


Going to school in the monsoon

Students of certain villages across the country are still struggling to reach their schools. Here is a look how.

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Why the election in Chhattisgarh was not neck-and-neck | DECISION 2018

For at least the last two elections, in Chhattisgarh it was a tight race between Congress and BJP. What changed this time around? Dipankar Ghose decodes the result.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.


What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Congress workers in celebration mode as the party wins Chhattisgarh | Decision 2018

As the Congress party prepares to return in Chhattisgarh after 15 years, party workers gather to celebrate the victory.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.


DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

BJP vs Congress in Chhattisgarh: Classic election season political talk

With Chhattisgarh in the middle of its two-phase election, let’s look at what BJP and Congress are saying. And, of course, there are promises too. No surprises there.