Ajit Jogi
India  /  Published 30.05.20

Ajit Jogi passes away at 74

Ajit Jogi, an IAS officer-turned-politician who went on to become the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh in 2000, died on Friday at a city hospital where he was being treated for the past 20 days, d...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 29.05.20

Chhattisgarh's first CM Ajit Jogi dies

Ajit Jogi, the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh and a mass leader who dominated the state's politics for long, died at a private hospital in Raipur on Friday, doctors said.Jogi (74) had been battl...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 03.09.19

Ajit Jogi's son Amit arrested on election fraud charge

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi’s son Amit Jogi, who heads the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh, was arrested on Tuesday in Bilaspur district for alleged cheating and forgery, police said.T...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Bilaspur

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.19

No luck for Ajit Jogi

With the general elections inching closer, the Congress is on the hunt for allies. So much so that even Priyanka Gandhi came forward to flaunt the new catch — Mahan Dal, probably the smallest fish i...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 14.12.18

STs, SCs power Congress in Chhattisgarh

Tribal and Dalit voters contributed in a big way in powering the Congress to its thumping win in last month’s Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh where the two communities account for over two out of...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 11.12.18

BJP fort falls, Cong CM race on in Chhattisgarh

The BJP’s Chhattisgarh fortress, impregnable for the past 15 years, crumbled to dust in a manner nobody, including the Congress leadership, had imagined.The decisive victory spontaneously shifted th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.18

MP and Rajasthan results bare Cong chinks

It’s the cup that cheers but not inebriates.The Congress has snatched all three critical Hindi heartland states from the BJP in a spectacular comeback. While this explodes the myth of Narendra Modi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.18

Cong looks to unseat three-time Raman Singh govt in Chhattisgarh

The Opposition Congress was leading in 33 seats, and the ruling BJP in 11 constituencies in Chhattisgarh as per trends in 47 seats, poll officials said Tuesday.Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh ...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 11.12.18

Seats to watch in Chhattisgarh

RajnandgaonKaruna Shukla, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s niece and Congress leader, was in a tough fight against chief minister Raman Singh. Shukla, who was in the BJP, quit the party and joined the Congres...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.11.18

BJP banks on Jogi and Maya in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh voted in its second and final phase on Tuesday in this round of Assembly elections with reports from the ground leaving the long-ruling BJP hoping the Ajit Jogi-Mayawati alliance — the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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