Articles about Chhattisgarh Politics

CM Baghel's father sent to custody over remarks against Brahmins

07 Sep 2021

CM Baghel's father sent to custody over remarks against Brahmins

Congress leader and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's father, Nand Kumar Baghel, has been sent to a 15-day judicial custody by a court in Raipur for allegedly making derogatory comments about the Brahmin community, news agency ANI reported citing his lawyer.

#RoadTo2019: Round 2 of voting in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections underway

20 Nov 2018

#RoadTo2019: Round 2 of voting in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections underway

On Tuesday morning, voting began for the second and final phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, amid tight security arrangements.

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

12 Nov 2018

#RoadTo2019: Polling at Chattisgarh's Naxal-hotbed begins, Congress gets big blow

On Monday, Maoist hit areas of Chhattisgarh, including districts of Bastar and Rajnandgaon, went to polls amid heavy security. 18 of the 90 constituencies of the state went to polls today, and the rest will vote on November 20.

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls

11 Nov 2018

Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls

A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today morning, a day ahead of polling in the region for the state Assembly polls.

Raman Singh has made Chhattisgarh almost Naxalism-free: Amit Shah

10 Nov 2018

Raman Singh has made Chhattisgarh almost Naxalism-free: Amit Shah

The Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh had made the state "almost free" of Naxalism and developed it as a hub of power and cement production, BJP president Amit Shah said while addressing a press conference in Raipur (capital of Chhattisgarh) today.

Chhattisgarh CM to be elected like Sita's 'swayamvar': Congress leader

12 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh CM to be elected like Sita's 'swayamvar': Congress leader

Like Goddess Sita chose Lord Ram, the Chief Minister's face of the Congress will be elected through 'swayamvar' after the Assembly elections, Chhattisgarh Leader of Opposition TS Singh Deo said.