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"Can't Rule Out Anything": Ajit Jogi On BJP Support In Chhattisgarh

Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, who fancies himself as kingmaker - if not king - in case of a split verdict in next month's state election, says he will not rule out anything, even a ...

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"Doctor, Mobile Wale Baba": Many Names Of Raman Singh On Campaign Trail

A plough-carrying farmer needs an ox, not an 'elephant', Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said on Monday, taking a jibe at the newly-formed opposition alliance between Ajit Jogi and Mayawati...

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The battle for Chhattisgarh

A critical round of state elections kicks off today with the first phase of polls in Chhattisgarh. One of India’s (relatively) newer states, Chhattisgarh only saw a Congress government for the firs...

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Chhattisgarh Woman, Born A Century Ago, Turns Up To Cast Her Vote

A Chhattisgarh woman, Vishwas, born a century ago, turned up to cast her vote today in the first phase of the state's elections, according to news agency ANI. The 100-year-old woman, whose name mea...

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Slow Polling In Round 1 In Chhattisgarh Amid Maoist Threat: 10 Points

Polling is underway in 18 seats in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit areas under heavy security. The remaining 72 constituencies will vote on November 20. The BJP government led by Chief Minister Raman Sin...

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Why phase-I of Chhattisgarh polls is important for BJP, Congress and third front

Today, 18 constituencies in the Maoist-affected Bastar division and Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh go to the polls. Seventy-two seats in the 91-member Assembly are scheduled for November 20 i...

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Mayawati (born 15 January 1956 in New Delhi) is an Indian politician. She served four terms as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) as head of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which focuses on a platform of social change to improve the welfare of the weakest strata of Indian society—the Bahujans or Dalits, Other Backward Classes, and religious minorities.