Polling parties carried back to headquarters in choppers

Polling parties carried back to headquarters in choppers

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Narayanpur

Polling teams deployed in 22 hyper sensitive polling booths in extreme Naxal-hit heavily forested and hillock areas under Narayanpur assembly seat, were brought back safely to district headquarters by choppers after polling ended at 3 p.m. on Monday. These 22 polling booths were situated in Akabeda, Nednar and Orchha blocks. The...

Congress exploits Vajpayee’s name to take on Raman Singh

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Special Correspodent | RAJNANDGAON

Congress, out of power in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh since 2003, is exploiting name of BJP’s iconic leader former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee to take on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on his home turf — Rajnandgaon seat — which goes to polls on Monday. Raman Singh, the longest serving chief...

Chhattisgarh goes to polls today

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Amid threats of Maoist violence, 18 of the 90 constituencies in Chhattisgarh will go to the polls on Monday under unprecedented security arrangements to elect a new Assembly in the first phase of a battle in which the Congress is desperate to end 15 years of BJP rule. The election, widely...

Senior Congress leader quits to join BJP

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Durg

Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee vice-president and a leading OBC leader Ghanaram Sahu on Sunday resigned from party. He is all likely to join Bharatiya Janata Party before Amit Shah during latter’s programme in Durg district on Monday. Ghanaram alleged that CGPCC Chief Bhupesh Baghel and Member of Parliament Tamradhwaj Sahu for neglecting...

Want to see Ch’garh as ‘developed State’: Raman

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Navagarh

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday said that BJP is determined to make Chhattisgarh Rs developed and prosperous’ and he would work for achieving it if the BJP is voted to power for the record fourth term in the state. Addressing a public meeting at Daadhi (Navagarh) in support of BJP...

Notice served to Baghel for code of conduct violation

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

District Electoral Officer (DEO), Raipur Basavaraju S has served a notice for violation of Modal Code of Conduct (MCC) to Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee Chief Bhupesh Baghel. Explanation has been sought by the DEO for personnel attack on Chief Minister and his family members in an advertisement issued by Congress on...

PM, BJP President to address meetings today

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day-long visit to Chhattisgarh on Monday to address public meetings in favour of the BJP candidates. BJP president Amit Shah too will be reaching Chhattisgarh on Monday on a two-day trip to address a series of rallies to help the party register its...

Yechury: Will support secular parties in C’garh

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Sunday that his party would support the winnable candidates of secular parties in Chhattisgarh assembly polls.  Speaking at the Meet the Press function here, the veteran leader said that his party has a three-point agenda in this election. The first is to oust the...

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