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Caste to welfare, all cards fall flat for Congress in heartland

The Congress party in India suffered a dismal performance in the recent assembly elections in the Hindi heartland states.

Neither the Congress’s election machinery, nor its own attempt at social engineering paid off — and once again, on both, the BJP did better. (ANI)
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 01:24 AM IST

View: BJP's win in Chhattisgarh is bad news for Naxals

In Maoist-affected tribal Bastar, the BJP made a strong comeback winning nine out of a total of 12 seats.

PM Narendra Modi campaigning in Chhattisgarh
Published on Dec 03, 2023 06:30 PM IST

Chhattisgarh election: Voters turn up at 126 new booths in Maoist-hit region

In this rendition of polls in Bastar, the worst Maoist-hit region in India, 126 new polling booths across 8 districts were set up by the administration.

Voters at the polling station in Elmadunga, Chhattisgarh, on Tuesday.
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 06:30 AM IST
By, Elmagunda (chhattisgarh)

60,000 troops deployed for Chhattisgarh polls; 50 CAPF companies in Mizoram

Chhattisgarh, Mizoram assembly elections: More than 600 polling stations in naxal-hit Bastar will be protected by three layers of security, PTI reported.

Security personnel look on as voters stand in queue to cast their votes at a polling station.(HT File)
Updated on Nov 06, 2023 09:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Bastar: Close poll battle plays out on the field of many a bloodbath

Violence and tragedy have been central to politics in India's Bastar region, which is preparing for an assembly election.

BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE: Five people were killed on Tuesday after a BJP MLA’s car convoy was attacked by Maoists at Dantewada in Chhattisgarh. Bheema Mandavi is an MLA from Bijapur constituency. (HT Photo) Pic received on April 9, 2019.
Updated on Oct 20, 2023 08:24 AM IST
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