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Ex-Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son Amit arrested for submitting false details in poll affidavit

As per the complaint filed by BJP member Sameera Paikra, Amit had allegedly submitted false information regarding his birthplace while filing his nomination papers to contest from the Marwahi seat.

Dantewada bypoll: Congress, BJP to field widows of martyrs slain in Maoist attacks

For the Congress, sources in the party said, that the challenge is to quell dissent within the Karma household itself, with Devti Karma's son Chhavindra Karma a claimant for the seat.


Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi not a tribal, rules panel, likely to lose Assembly seat

Ajit Jogi, who had quit Congress to form the Chhattisgarh Janata Congress is currently an MLA from Marwahi seat. He is, however, likely to lose the seat as it is reserved for the Scheduled tribes (ST).

Chhattisgarh: 5 Maoists killed in encounter in Narayanpur, search operation underway

Two DRG Chhatisgarh police personnel sustained bullet injuries during the encounter which took place in the Abhujhmaad forests and forces are trying to evacuate them from the spot.

Chhattisgarh doubles OBC quota, hikes SC benefit; reservation total 22% over ceiling

Once in effect, it will mean Chhattisgarh will have a total of 72 per cent reservation, the highest in the country and far above the 50 per cent cap on quotas mandated by the Supreme Court.

Two constables among three held for Maoist-style arson, loot in Chhattisgarh

Most believed it to be a case of Maoist arson, not unusual in Bastar. The police have now arrested three men in connection with the incident while a fourth is on the run.


Chhattisgarh: Three cops suspended for allegedly molesting minor, act caught on camera

In the video, the child can be heard screaming and the three men can be seen pulling his hair, twisting his ears and laughing loudly. One of the constables is seen holding him, while the other seems to be touching his private parts.

Chhattisgarh: Brother of cop killed in Maoist attack challenges NIA Act

The petition challenges the Act on the ground that in its current form it is “beyond the legislative competence of Parliament” and that it is against the federal structure of the Constitution.

Explained: How forces are tackling Maoists in Chhattisgarh, what challenges remain

While security forces have made continuous inroads, the Central Committee of the CPI (Maoist) has repeatedly admitted in various reports and meetings that their base area has shrunk, fresh recruitment almost dried up, and desertions increased.

Chhattisgarh government to launch scheme providing free meals to those affected by anaemia, malnutrition

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel made the announcement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and said that while initial pilot projects are already in operation in Bastar, the scheme would first be launched on October 2.

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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.