Ajit Jogi

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Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

29 May 2020

Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

Ajit Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday at the age of 74, his son Amit confirmed.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son arrested from residence

03 Sep 2019

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi's son arrested from residence

In a major blow to former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and founder of Janata Congress Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi, his son Amit was on Tuesday arrested from his Bilaspur residence.

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

13 May 2019

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

11 Dec 2018

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.

#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 Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

20 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

Chhattisgarh Congress chief quits and joins BJP ahead of elections

13 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh Congress chief quits and joins BJP ahead of elections

In what comes as a major blow to the Congress, veteran leader and working president of the Chhattisgarh Congress unit, Ramadayal Uike, has quit the Congress and joined political rivals BJP in Amit Shah's presence.

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.

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to PM Narendra Modi

17 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to PM Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress poses no challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will find it difficult to win even 40 or 50 seats in 2019 Parliamentary polls, Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh said.

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

04 Oct 2017

77-year-old BJP MP Bansilal Mahto says Chhattisgarh girls are 'tan-a-tan'

Reaffirming the long association of politics and misogyny, a BJP leader has come under scanner for his sexist comments.