Chhattisgarh Assembly Polls 2018 LIVE: First phase of polling to begin shortly in Naxal-hit areas

Live updates of the first phase of voting for the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly polls. Congress is hoping to out Chief Minister Raman Singh-led BJP government, which has been in power in the state for 15 years

Chhattisgarh polls: More violence as Bastar votes today, may hold key to next govt

18 seats, including CM Raman’s, in 1st phase of polling; Congress holds 12

Chhattisgarh's Red Belt Votes Today As BJP Fights For 4th Term: 10 Points

Eighteen constituencies in the Maoist-hit areas of Chhattisgarh will vote today under heavy security cover, flagging off the last round of assembly polls before next year's general elections. The remaining 72 constituencies will vote on November 20. The Raman Singh government, which has been in power for three consecutive terms, is seeking a fourth mandate. The Congress hopes to recapture power claiming huge anti-incumbency. Former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi's new party is also in fray, in alliance with Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party. The Congress, which failed to seal a deal with the Dalit powerhouse, fears the combination will dent its chances.

Bastar gets heavy security cover as it goes to polls today

Security forces and party workers struggle to establish free elections amid death threats and gun battles

BJP, Congress Cajole Rebels To Opt Out Of Madhya Pradesh Poll Race

The ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have gone into damage-control mode to get party rebels to withdraw from the fray in Madhya Pradesh, which goes to polls on November 28. The state has a 230-member Assembly and sources from both parties believe that these rebels could prove to be the decisive factor in 30-odd seats. The last date to withdraw nominations is November 14.

Modi to hold 10 public meetings, seek votes for BJP in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya-pradesh-assembly-elections News – On November 25, he will address public meetings in Vidisha and Jabalpur.

Chhattisgarh elections: Hours before voting, Congress state VP ditches party to join BJP

Ghanaram Sahu will join the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. According to initial reports, Sahu was unhappy over not getting a ticket from Durg City constituency.  

From Turncoats To Caste Equations, The Final Face-Off Ahead Of 2019

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: BJP vs BJP in several party strongholds Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: BJP vs BJP in several party strongholds

In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP is facing rough weather in a few seats it has been holding for the past two decades. Two former MPs, two former Ministers and several sitting and former MLAs who were denied

India News: BHOPAL: The ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have gone into damage-control mode to get party rebels to withdraw from the fray in Madhya Pradesh .