Madhya Pradesh Elections
06 Sep 2018
MP: Tribal group 'JAYS' to contest the Assembly elections
A tribal group in Madhya Pradesh has said it will contest the year-end Assembly elections to form a tribal government in the state.
13 Dec 2018
Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev
Yoga guru Ramdev said yesterday that no one raise doubts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and policies, the statement coming a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered losses in the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan Assembly elections.
13 Dec 2018
Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists
After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
12 Dec 2018
#MadhyaPradeshResults: Mayawati comes to Congress' rescue, declares support
BSP Chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced she will supporting Congress in Madhya Pradesh and if required, in Rajasthan too.
12 Dec 2018
24-hours of counting later, Congress emerges largest party in MP
The final results of assembly polls of Madhya Pradesh were revealed a short while ago and Congress has emerged as the single largest party, unseating BJP in the 'heart of India' where it was ruling since the last 15 years.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet
The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP
Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads in Budhni
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading from his constituency Budhni, early trends suggest.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins
Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.
10 Dec 2018
Bhopal farmer names newly-born twin cows 'BJP' and 'Congress'
India's two biggest national political parties, BJP and Congress have been at loggerheads for decades.
10 Dec 2018
In MP, Congress workers guard EVM-strongroom fearing tampering by BJP
Ahead of the crucial results of elections in five states, Congress workers in Madhya Pradesh have taken it upon themselves to guard EVM strongroom in Vidisha.
08 Dec 2018
Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan calls himself 'biggest pollster', predicts BJP win
As the exit polls predicted a tight race with the Congress, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today expressed confidence that the BJP would win a comfortable majority in the Assembly election to form a government for the fourth consecutive time.
02 Dec 2018
EC admits CCTV-cameras didn't work in EVM-strongroom for an hour
In an EVM strongroom in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal, CCTV cameras did not function for over an hour as there was a power cut, the Election Commission has stated.
28 Nov 2018
#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC
As many as 745 EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced today in Madhya Pradesh, where voting for the Assembly elections is underway, a senior poll official said.
28 Nov 2018
#RoadTo2019: After high-voltage campaigns, MP, Mizoram go to polls
Voting is underway in states of Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, after high-decibel campaigns of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress.
25 Nov 2018
PM attacks Congress for comparing sliding rupee with his mother
PM Modi hit out at the Congress yesterday, days after its leader, Raj Babbar compared the rupee's slide with the age of his mother, saying those who didn't have issues to talk about, resort to abusing someone else's mother.
20 Nov 2018
Used 'bitter medicine' of demonetization to 'treat' corruption, says Modi
PM Narendra Modi today said he used the "bitter medicine" of demonetization to bring back money into banking system and to give "proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system" in the country.
17 Nov 2018
MP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises 10L jobs per year
Providing 10 lakh jobs per year to youths in Madhya Pradesh and welfare of all sections of society are among the major promises made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its manifesto for the November 28 assembly elections.
11 Nov 2018
Congress' promise in MP: Won't allow RSS-shakhas in government buildings
The Congress released its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Saturday and one of the promises was related to Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sena (RSS).
05 Nov 2018
MP: BJP poll candidate and ex-MP Minister Devisingh Patel dies
Former minister and BJP candidate from the Rajpur Assembly seat in Barwani district, Madhya Pradesh, Devisingh Patel died of a heart attack today, a party leader said.
03 Nov 2018
MP: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's brother-in-law joins Congress
In a major jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, the brother-in-law of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Sanjay Singh, joined Congress on Saturday.
30 Oct 2018
Rahul Gandhi slapped with criminal-defamation suit by MP CM's son
Kartikey Chouhan, son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, filed a criminal defamation suit today against Rahul Gandhi in a Bhopal court.
20 Oct 2018
Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress likely to repeat 42 MLAs
While the ruling BJP is thinking of not giving tickets to 70-80 of its sitting MLAs for the forthcoming Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, the opposition Congress is almost ready to re-nominate 42 out of its 57 legislators.
08 Oct 2018
Bags with Minister Jayant Malaiya's image seized in poll-bound MP
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district seized around 2,000 bags carrying images of State Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya in connection with the implementation of the Model Code of Conduct in the poll-bound State.
07 Oct 2018
MP: Rahul Gandhi performs 'Narmada Aarti', then sets on roadshow
Congress President Rahul Gandhi started his 8-kilometre roadshow on Saturday in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, after performing an aarti at banks of Narmada river.
05 Oct 2018
Mayawati's decision won't impact Congress's poll prospects in MP: RaGa
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said BSP chief Mayawati's decision to not have an alliance with his party in Madhya Pradesh won't impact its poll prospects in the state.
27 Sep 2018
Rahul Gandhi begins two-day MP trip offering prayers at temple
Congress President Rahul Gandhi began a two-day visit to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today with prayers at the famous Kamta Nath temple in Satna district's Chitrakoot.
25 Sep 2018
Modi, Shah launch a fresh attack on Congress from MP
Speaking at the 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' rally in Bhopal to mark the birth anniversary of Hindutva ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah fired a fresh salvo at the Congress, calling the party a 'burden' on India.
17 Sep 2018
Madhya Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi launches poll campaign with road show
On Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched the party's poll campaign in Madhya Pradesh, a major BJP bastion, with a road show in Bhopal.
05 Sep 2018
#CowPolitics: Kamal Nath promises gaushalas in MP-villages, if Congress wins
That cow has taken centerstage in Indian politics has been confirmed again with the statements of Madhya Pradesh Congress chief, Kamal Nath.
03 Sep 2018
Want to fight elections? Congress has weird 'Social Media' requirements
With social media presence increasingly becoming a factor that affects election outcomes, the Madhya Pradesh Congress has made it mandatory for aspiring candidates to have a social media influence.
02 Sep 2018
Number of transgender voters up by 300 in poll-bound MP
The number of transgender voters has increased by over 300 in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as compared to the 2013 state elections, an official said.
01 Sep 2018
BJP collects data on temples, Hindu priests in poll-bound MP
The ruling BJP has collected data on temples, Hindu priests, and mutts across Madhya Pradesh ahead of the year-end Assembly polls.
27 Aug 2018
BJP to launch MP poll campaign at 'Mahakumbh' next month
The BJP would launch its campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls at a convention to be held in Bhopal on September 25.
22 Aug 2018
MP: 17L fake voters in 53 assembly constituencies, alleges Congress
Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh yesterday alleged that over 17 lakh fake voters were found during a scrutiny of electoral rolls across 53 assembly constituencies in the state.
12 Aug 2018
These 'godmen' are gearing up to contest Madhya Pradesh polls
Religious leaders in Madhya Pradesh are preparing to jump into the political fray and contest the state Assembly polls due later this year.
12 Aug 2018
'Faceless' Congress will be wiped out of MP: BJP leader
The Congress is a "faceless, senseless and baseless" party that has no public leader and will be wiped out of Madhya Pradesh in the upcoming Assembly polls, former BJP state president Prabhat Jha said.
20 Jun 2018
'Why all Hindu terrorists have RSS-links?': Digvijaya Singh creates controversy
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, known for his controversial statements, has once again stoked the hornet's nest.
06 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP
Mayawati, the astute BSP supremo, who was instrumental in uniting Congress and the regional JD(S) for a post-poll alliance in Karnataka, has convinced them to induct her only state MLA N Mahesh into the cabinet.
04 Apr 2018
MP gives ministerial-status to five saints. They cancel anti-government protests
In a controversial move, the BJP government in MP accorded 'Minister of State' (MoS) status to five Hindu saints, part of a Narmada conservation committee.