Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections
India  /  Published 16.12.18

Baghel chosen Chhattisgarh CM among 4 ‘equals’

Congress lawmakers in Chhattisgarh “unanimously elected” Bhupesh Baghel as their legislative party leader on Sunday, ending the suspense over who would be the state’s new chief minister and capp...
By PTI in Raipur

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Over to Rahul for CM selection in 3 states

Kamal Nath appears set to become the next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh as the other contender, Jyotiraditya Scindia, might not get the backing of the majority of Congress legislators, controlled b...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

Demand for 'vikas' trumps bogey of Hindutva

Change is fundamental to the health of a democracy. One of the factors that propel citizens to usher in new governments in a democratic polity is their conviction in change being an agent of bettermen...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.11.18

The numbers in the 5-state semifinal

By Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi


India  /  Published 11.11.18

Ajit Jogi-Mayawati alliance X-factor in Chhattisgarh

This, however, does not give the full picture. According to the November Lokniti-CSDS forecast for ABP News, the JCC-BSP-CPI alliance could net about 15% of the total votes. This is two times greater ...
By K.N. Kishore of 101 Reporters in Raipur

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.18

Laid bare: the limitations of identity politics

By ascribing its debacle in five states to tactical and technical reasons, Bharatiya Janata Party propagandists and apologists are trying to shift attention from the substance of the party’s appeal ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

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

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

BJP-Cong see-saw on in MP

The counting trends in the afternoon show that the Congress is leading in the BJP-ruled states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and is locked in a close fight in Madhya Pradesh. The TRS has forged ahead ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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