Chhattisgarh News

Who is Anysuya Uikey?

Anysuya Uikey was elected to the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha between 1985 and 1990, after which she served as a member of Rajya Sabha for one term from 2006 till her retirement in 2012. 

Anysuya Uikey is new Chhattisgarh governor, Harishchandran to take charge of Andhra Pradesh

Anysuya Uikey will be succeeding Anandiben Patel, while Harishchandran will be taking over from ESL Narasimhan.


Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal killed in encounter with police

The skirmish took place around 6 am at a forest near Dabbakonta village when a joint team of security forces was out on a counter-insurgency operation, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said.

Chhattisgarh encounter: Three women among four Naxals killed in Dhamtari district

Four Naxals, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district on Saturday, police said.

Chhattisgarh Maoist encounter: CRPF jawan, civilian killed in Bijapur

One CRPF jawan has been killed in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday.

Chhattisgarh: 5 schools, hostels reopen in Maoist-affected village

Jagargunda, once one of Asia’s primary tamarind markets, has been the epicentre of violence between Maoists and the state


Samajwadi Party leader abducted, killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Some locals spotted his body lying in a pool of blood at the nearby Marimalla hills on Wednesday morning and informed the police.

Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal killed in encounter with police

The skirmish took place around 6 am in a forest near Katti village, located around 120 km here, when a team of the Special Task Force was out on a counter-insurgency operation

Chhattisgarh: Man held on sedition charge for spreading rumours about power cuts

A video of the man had gone viral on Facebook in which he was spreading rumours that power cuts were because of a tie-up between the Congress government and inverter companies.

Chhattisgarh: Two Naxals killed in encounter

According to the state Director General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Girdhari Nayak, the encounter broke out after Naxals opened fire at a patrolling party during an anti-Naxal cordon operation.

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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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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.

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.


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.

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.

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.