Everything you need to know about Aujla Jogi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Aujla Jogi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ajit Jogi has asked the state's BJP government to provide him Rs.1 crore for obtaining robotic legs, family sources said Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Police are looking for a group of Maoists who have allegedly taken shelter in a forested area in Kannur and Wayanad districts near the Kerala-Karnataka border.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Increasing subsidised cooking gas cylinders from nine to 12, more jobs, curbing price rise and providing income tax relief to the salaried class were some of the wishes Congress leaders shared with Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday during his pre-budget consultations, said party leaders.
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi Monday accused the BJP-led state government of not being serious about solving the Maoist issue plaguing the state since the late 1980s.
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl died in a hospital here after she set herself on fire unable to withstand the harassment by a neighbour who insisted on marrying her, police said Friday.
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl was battling for life in a hospital here after she set herself on fire unable to withstand the harassment of a neighbour who insisted on marrying her, police said Friday.
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl attempted suicide Thursday by setting herself ablaze ofter being constantly harassed by a neighbour in Rajasthan's Alwar town, police said. The neighbour has been arrested.
Dantewada, Nov 8 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Congress leader Mahendra Karma, who is credited with founding the anti-Maoist movement Salwa Judum, escaped a landmine blast Thursday while his motorcade was passing through a forest in Dantewada district.
Raipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Wednesday sought a high-level probe into an alleged illegal diamond mining scam in a forested area of Gariaband district in the state.
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A tribal group, Sarva Adivasi Samaj, wants a tribal chief minister for Chhattisgarh.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Sunday said UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee would win the presidential election by at least 70 percent votes.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Boxes of sweets, bouquets of exotic flowers and drumbeats - celebrations began at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's residence here Sunday even before the result was declared.
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi says he is all ready to do an item number, but it has to be different from the rest.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Simran Kaur, 42, was suffering from cerebellar ataxias, a rare genetic disorder, which left her wheelchair bound, incontinent, with slurred speech and no chances of improvement. Her family then came to know about human embryonic stem cell therapy. A few weeks of treatment later her condition improved, giving a new ray of hope to the family.
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New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday distanced itself from the remarks of its tribal leaders, led by former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, opposing the candidature of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P.A. Sangma for president.
Raipur, May 19 (IANS) Ingrid Mcleod, a nominated member of the lok Sabha representing the Anglo-Indian community, Saturday quit all posts of the Congress party peeved over the alleged insult meted out to her by senior Congress leaders at a party function here.
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.
Jaipur, Oct 6 (ANI): The continuous price-rise and inflation has affected the sale of effigies of ten-headed mythological demon king Ravana in Jaipur.
Lahore, Mar. 20 (ANI): The case of double murder American accused Raymond Davis has taken a new twist with a lawyer petitioning Pakistan's Supreme Court to initiate court contempt proceedings against Additional and Sessions Judge Muhammad Yousaf Aujla and Judicial Magistrate Chaudhry Aneeq Anwar for ordering the release of Davis.
Lahore, Mar 8(ANI): The hearing of the double murder case against CIA contractor Raymond Davis has been adjourned until March 16.
Pipavav (Gujarat), Jan 23 (ANI): A sailor lost his life and over half a dozen crewmembers were reported missing after an Indian survey ship capsized off Pipavav coast in the Gulf of Cambay in Gujarat on Saturday.he vessel had a total of 32 crewmembers onboard, out of which 25 were rescued by a fishing trawler, which was in the vicinity of the mishap.
London, Dec 30 (ANI): An Indian farmer, who is 94 years old, has claimed that he is the world's oldest dad.
Malkangiri, (Orissa), Apr 4 (ANI): Eleven personnel of the elite Special Operation Group (SOG) were reportedly killed when Naxals triggered a landmine in Orissa's Korapt District on Sunday.
Wellington, Apr 1 (ANI): Auckland taxi drivers have mixed feelings about the New Zealand Government's moves to make surveillance cameras mandatory in their cabs, following a safety review prompted by the murder of Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini here.
Karachi, Aug. 30 (ANI): Pakistan's Minority Affairs ministry has left many people outraged after they found out that cheques distributed to them by the ministry were not worth 5,000 rupees as claimed, but just 1,000 rupees.
Raipur, July 14 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee on Tuesday called for a statewide shutdown in the wake of killing of 30 police personnel including a Superintendent of Police by Naxalites here.
Raipur, July 13 (ANI): Calling the Maoist attack on the police 'unfortunate', Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday said that it is time to make the right strategies and take decisive action against the Maoists.
Karachi, May 29 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a 30 year old woman in Pakistan was paraded in front of the entire neighborhood with her head shaved and face blackened by her own family members for refusing to carry out immoral acts.
Raipur, May 23 (IANS) Congress' lone Lok Sabha MP in Chhattisgarh Charandas Mahant is lobbying hard in New Delhi to get a ministerial berth in the Manmohan Singh government, party sources said here Saturday.
Raipur, May 17 (IANS) The Congress, which returned to power in style in New Delhi, suffered a shocking defeat in Chhattisgarh at the hands of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). But the party has nevertheless got a new hero in Charandas Mahant, who bagged the lone Korba seat in the state.
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) After the November assembly polls, the 'Raman effect' has done its magic again in the mineral-rich Chhattisgarh with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 10 out of state's 11 Lok Sabha seats Saturday.
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Karuna Shukla, the niece of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, lost the polls in Chhattisgarh as did the Congress' star candidate in the state Renu Jogi, wife of former chief minister Ajit Jogi.
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Karuna Shukla, the niece of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, is trailing by 12,000 votes in Korba seat in Chhattisgarh, while Congress' Renu Jogi, wife of former chief minister Ajit Jogi, is trailing by over 14,000 votes in Bilaspur, according to latest counting trends.
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) Congress leader Ajit Jogi's political secretary Shailesh Nitin Trivedi was Thursday found unconscious and seriously injured on the roadside in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur constituency.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Campaigning for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections ended Tuesday evening in 15 states and two union territories as the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded fresh charges ahead of a tough battle tipped to throw up another hung parliament.
Raipur, April 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is struggling to repeat its 2004 result when it won 10 of the 11 Lok Sabha seats in the state that goes to the polls Thursday.
Raipur, April 8 (IANS) The five women candidates fielded by Chhattisgrah's main parties - three by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and two by the Congress - are posing a stiff challenge to their male rivals for the Lok Sabha seats.
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Chhattisgarh seem to be more keen to take possession of three choppers they got for campaigning than ensuring victory of the party candidates.
Liquor bottles can be a potent force during elections. And this was in ample evidence in the battle for Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Dilip Singh Judeo, former union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Bilaspur seat in Chhattisgarh, has refused to put his long moustache at stake this time.
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Several Congress leaders have targetted party veteran and former chief minister Ajit Jogi for his alleged role in the defeat of many candidates in the recent Chhattisgarh assembly elections.
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Several Congress leaders have targetted party leader Ajit Jogi for his alleged role in the defeat of candidates during the recent Chhattisgarh assembly elections.
Raipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi Wednesday alleged that the 15 people killed last week and dubbed Maoists were innocent and demanded an independent probe.
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Dharamlal Kaushik of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was elected speaker as all newly elected Chhattisgarh legislators took the oath of office during the maiden sitting of the third assembly here Monday.
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Dharamlal Kaushik, a legislator of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected speaker of the state assembly Monday. The goverenor also administered oath of office to all newly elected legislators during the maiden sitting of the third assembly.
Raipur, Dec 18 (IANS) Congress Thursday ignored the claims of Ajit Jogi, Chhattisgarh's first chief minister, to head the party legislators in the state legislature and appointed veteran member Ravindra Choubey to the post.
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The going seems to have become tough for senior Congress leader in Chhattisgarh and former chief minister Ajit Jogi. In a sudden development, four different factions of the party have joined hands to stop Jogi becoming leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), top sources said.
Raipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The 38 newly elected legislators of Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress held a meeting here Saturday to elect their leader but instead chose to trade charges over the party's defeat in the assembly polls, party sources said.
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) Although Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh are calling for an 'urgent introspection' to analyse the party' defeat in assembly elections, a majority of them are surprised by its 'improved performance' despite intense factionalism.
New Delhi/Jaipur/Raipur, Dec 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met here to analyze the results, as the ruling Congress party emerged victorious in three out of the five states.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) It may be common wisdom but political parties may have only now discovered the antidote to the problem of 'anti-incumbency' with the results to elections in four states Monday - focus on development as the main poll plank and manage your intra-party rivalries.
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) He has been confined to a wheelchair since April 2004 after a near fatal road accident but still addressed 117 election meetings, the maximum by any politician in the state, and almost pulled off a stunning victory for the Congress in Chhattisgarh assembly elections this time.
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh as well as Congress MP Ajit Jogi and his wife Renu Jogi won their seats comfortably in the Chhattisgarh assembly elections results for which were announced Monday.
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi and his wife Renu Jogi have established early leads in Marwahi and Kota seats respectively.
Raipur, Dec 6 (IANS) Though the outcome of Chhattisgarh's assembly elections will be known only on Monday, several Congress leaders, anticipating the party's victory, have already begun lobbying for the chief minister's post.
Raipur, Dec 6 (IANS) Scared that the Congress may poach on its legislators ahead of the assembly election results, Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked all its candidates to remain in touch with the state leaders from early Monday, when the votes will be counted.
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Popular Kannada music director Gurukiran Shetty is overwhelmed by the positive response he has received for hosting the talent hunt programme 'Confident Singer'. The composer says he is now keen to do more television reality shows.
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The second and final phase of Chhattisgarh assembly polls held Thursday in 51 constituencies outnumbered the first phase-result with remarkable record of over 68 percent polling.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday accused Chhattisgarh home minister Ram Vichar Netam of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of rigging electronic voting machines (EVMs) in his constituency in Surguja district's Ramanujganj and also of assaulting the opposition candidate.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) After a violent start last week, the two-phased Chhattisgarh elections ended Thursday on a peaceful but cantankerous note with the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) squabbling as voters queued up outside polling booths in the insurgency-hit state.
Raipur, Nov 20 (ANI): Voters queued up outside polling booths in Chhattisgarh today to cast their votes for the second and final phase of the state assembly elections.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress leader Ajit Jogi was unhurt Thursday when some people threw stones at his convoy in Bilaspur district on the second and final day of polling. Jogi is contesting assembly elections from a seat in the district.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Over 40 percent of those eligible to vote Thursday in the second phase of the Chhattisgarh assembly poll had exercised their franchise by noon, officials said here. Polling in the second and final phase was taking place in 51 constituencies.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh chief minister and Congress leader Ajit Jogi was unhurt Thursday when some people stoned his convoy in Bilaspur district where he is contesting assembly elections.
After successfully defying the Maoists' threat in the first phase of Chhattisgarh assembly poll, electorates are all set to use their franchise rights in the state
Raipur, Nov 20 (ANI): Polling has begun in Chhattisgarh for the second and final phase of assembly elections.
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) Polling for the final phase of the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh's 51 constituencies began Thursday morning with enthusiastic voters queuing up at polling stations in large numbers.
Raipur, Nov 19 (ANI): Elections for 51 seats in the 90-member House, in eight districts of Chhattisgarh will be held tomorrow during the second and final phase of Assembly polls in the state.
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) As many as 42 billionaires and 53 people with criminal cases against them are in the fray in Chhattisgarh's second and final phase of polling for 51 seats Thursday.
Raipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Campaigning ended Tuesday evening for 51 assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh that are going to polls in the second and the final phase Thursday.
Raipur, Nov 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are locked in a neck and neck fight for the second phase of elections for 51 seats Thursday.
Raipur, Nov 18 (IANS) He has been confined to a wheelchair since a road accident in April 2004 that almost killed him. Yet, Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi has toured more constituencies and addressed more meetings than any other politician in the state.
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Nov 18 (IANS) Congress Lok Sabha member and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi and his wife Renu Jogi seem to be on a comfortable wicket in the Marwahi and Kota assembly constituencies in Bilaspur district that go to the polls Nov 20.
Raipur, Nov 14 (IANS) About 35 percent polling was recorded till 2.30 p.m. in the first phase of state assembly elections for Chhattisgarh's 39 seats Friday, with poor turnout in the Bastar region where there policemen were injured in a series of landmine blasts triggered by Maoist rebels.
Raipur, Nov 14 (IANS) About 25 percent polling was recorded till noon in the first phase of state assembly elections for Chhattisgarh's 39 seats Friday with low turnout in Bastar region where Maoists triggered off a string of landmine blasts injuring three policemen.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress having almost finalised their candidates for the assembly elections in six states, there is a common thread in their lists - low representation for Muslims and Christians.
Raipur, Nov 13 (IANS) One of India's youngest states, Chhattisgarh, goes to the polls Friday to elect 39 of the state's 90 legislators in the first of the two-phase elections amid threats from Maoist guerrillas.
Raipur, Nov 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Chhattisgarh Saturday strongly objected to alleged 'indecent language' being used by Congress leader Ajit Jogi at various public meetings while referring to the BJP government.
Raipur, Nov 8 (IANS) It will be a battle royal between two sharply contrasting personalities in Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Raman Singh and his bete noire Ajit Jogi of the Congress.
Raipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi will not address a single public meeting in his assembly segment or in his wife's constituency, an aide said here Thursday.
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) Campaign for the first phase of polling in 39 constituencies in Chhattisgarh Nov 14 picked up Tuesday with ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's star campaigner and chief minister Raman Singh and Congress key campaigner Ajit Jogi hitting the state's hinterlands.
Raipur, Nov 3 (IANS) Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi filed his nomination papers Monday from his home seat Marwahi for the Nov 20 assembly polls.
Raipur, Nov 2 (IANS) Congress veteran and nine-time MP Vidya Charan Shukla Sunday hit out against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for campaigning against north Indians and described his movement 'dangerous for the country's integrity'.
Raipur, Nov 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Sunday questioned Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi for not honouring the challenge to fight against him in the November assembly polls.
Raipur, Oct 30 (IANS) Hoping to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from coming back to power, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have finalised details of their seat sharing arrangement in Chhattisgarh for the assembly polls beginning Nov 14.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress Thursday released its first list of 35 candidates for the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh.
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress veteran and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Thursday said Chief Minister Raman Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lacked courage to seek fresh mandate from his own constituency.
Raipur, Oct 19 (IANS) About 200 Congress leaders from Chhattisgarh, where assembly polls will be held in November, have been camping in Delhi for about a month to either lobby for a ticket for themselves or for their supporters.
Raipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress workers, nomination claimants and district chiefs have told the state leaders in Chhattisgarh that a section of voters of their respective areas have set a condition to vote for their party - 'Reveal the name of your chief ministerial candidate'.
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) A CD that allegedly shows that former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi's son Amit was acquitted in a 2003 murder case because the Congress leader bribed the judge has charged up the political atmosphere in the state, where assembly polls are due to be held by year-end.