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Raipur Mayor and Chhattisgarh PWD Minister Tarun Chatterjee might have set a record of sorts in changing political parties, but he never had such a trying time in his political career.

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Updated on Nov 28, 2003 02:55 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Mandirhasod

Education minister Satyanarayan Sharma seems to be a relaxed man, now that he got a Congress re-nomination, he has orchestrated the withdrawal of nomination by the BSP nominee.

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Updated on Nov 28, 2003 03:05 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Mandirhasod

Cong manifesto in Chhattisgarh tries to woo tribals

Releasing the 34 pages election manifesto, Jogi also promised to transform the new state into a prosperous state, reports Pradip Kumar Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 21, 2003 06:09 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

BJP launches hunt for Rahul

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has launched a search for Rahul, who offered bribe to former union minister in the video tape, writes Pradip Kumar Maitra

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Published on Nov 20, 2003 07:53 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Another jolt for Jogi Govt

Election Commission has asked the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister to remove the Bilaspur district collector immediately for violating the model code of conduct.

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Updated on Nov 20, 2003 11:11 AM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

BJP mum on corruption in its manifesto

Driven to the wall over the Judeo bribery case, the Bharatiya Janata Party ignored its favourite poll plank 'corruption' in its poll manifesto, writes Pradip Kumar Maitra.

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Published on Nov 19, 2003 07:39 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Judeo not to be a chief ministerial candidate: Advani

Dy PM has hinted that the tainted ex-minister won't be projected as chief ministerial candidate in coming polls, writes Pradip Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 18, 2003 10:41 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Judeo to be star campaigner not CM: Advani

The deputy Prime Minister said that Dilip Singh Judeo will be the star campaigner for BJP in Chhattisgarh. He however ruled out Judeo being projected as the CM.

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Updated on Nov 18, 2003 09:48 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Judeo's resignation puts Chhattisgarh BJP on backfoot

The party had to defer the release of its poll manifesto till Wednesday as it said a lot about corruptions in 'Jogi Raj', reports Pradip Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 18, 2003 02:26 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

NCP, BJP exploring electoral tie-up

The state NCP chief, VC Shukla admitted that the NCP and BJP were negotiating electoral adjustments and the picture would be clear once withdrawal of nominations are over.

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Published on Nov 17, 2003 02:04 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Jogi ropes in BJP MP to Cong fold

In a surprising move BJP MP and tribal leader PR Khunte joined the Congress in the presence of Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, protesting against disbursement of tickets in the party.

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Published on Nov 11, 2003 06:47 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

BJP supporters resent ticket distribution, storm party office

Supporters of several BJP leaders, who were denied tickets stormed the party state office in protest forcing senior leaders behind locked doors, writes PK Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 11, 2003 07:08 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Sack Jogi, demands rebel Cong leader

Rebel Congress leader and former minister, Vidhan Mishra, who was denied a ticket from Dharsiva, has demanded the removal of Chief Minister Jogi for free conduct of polls.

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Published on Nov 11, 2003 06:47 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Resentment brews in Ch'garh Cong over ticket distribution

State minister Vidhan Mishra, who was denied a ticket, has threatened to expose son of CM Ajit Jogi.

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Updated on Nov 10, 2003 08:21 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Chhattisgarh minister resigns to protest ticket denial

Minister of State for Industries Vidhan Mishra resigned after he wasn't fielded from Dharsiva constituency in Raipur district.

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Updated on Nov 10, 2003 01:01 AM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

BJP list sparks unrest, many activists quit

Strong unrest prevailed among BJP men in Chhattisgarh over distribution of tickets for forthcoming polls. The first list includes 72 names out of 90, reports PK Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 07, 2003 01:04 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

C'garh is problematic state, says JM Lyngdoh

Describing Chhattisgarh as a problamitic state, CEC took the state bureaucracy to task for showing pro-Congress 'bias', reports Pradip Kumar Maitra.

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Updated on Nov 05, 2003 02:02 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh are problematic: Lyngdoh

Chief Election Commissioner JM Lyngdoh has described Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, as two of the five states that go to the polls on December 1 which are "problematic".

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Updated on Nov 05, 2003 02:24 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

All parties pile up complaints as Lyngdoh visits Raipur

It was a day for making allegations and counter allegations before the CEC, writes PK Maitra from Raipur.

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Updated on Nov 04, 2003 04:54 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

NCP, BSP, GGP may eat into Cong votes

The BSP and GGP, along with NCP, may eat into the share of Congress votes and thus affect its poll prospects, writes PK Maitra.

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Published on Nov 03, 2003 05:00 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Stiff test for Jogi?s skills

In trouble over his 'autocratic' style of functioning, the CBI chargesheet and the foreign citizenship row involving his son, state CM Ajit Jogi is virtually fighting for political survival.

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Updated on Oct 23, 2003 03:48 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Stiff test for Jogi's skills

Chhattisgarh is set to witness a fierce battle between the ruling Cong led by Ajit Jogi and state NCP chief VC Shukla in the coming state polls.

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Updated on Oct 23, 2003 02:40 AM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra, Raipur

Cong unfazed by Netam's resignation

The move by senior Congress leader to quit the party and join the NCP has hardly affected the tribal Bastar region, which Netam represents, writes Pradip Kumar Maitra Kanker.

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Updated on Oct 20, 2003 05:16 PM IST
PTI | ByPradip Kumar Maitra Kanker, Kanker (bastar

Chh'garh tough for BJP

Contrary to tall claims by some BJP leaders, the party faces neck and neck battle with Cong in Chhattisgarh state, a BJP survey said.

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Published on Oct 13, 2003 03:16 PM IST
PTI | By(Pradip Kumar Maitra) Hindustan Times, Raipur
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