Tag: Madhya Pradesh

Opposition coming together fearing defeat in elections: Shivraj

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday attacked the opposition, saying they were coming together fearing defeat against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. “Fearing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, they all are coming together after looking at the massive support towards Modi,” Chouhan said […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
MP government denies banning 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday dismissed reports of having banned the upcoming political film “The Accidental Prime Minister”, based on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the Congress-ruled state. “The news of ban on the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ by Madhya Pradesh government is wrong and misleading,” the state’s Public Relations Department […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Kamal Nath sworn in as MP CM

Bhopal: Congress veteran Kamal Nath was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh after his party won the Assembly elections, ending 15 years of BJP rule. Attending the event were former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi as well as former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Kamal Nath is new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Congress leader Kamal Nath was on Thursday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, heralding Congress rule in the state after 15 years. Kamal Nath, who flew in here late in the evening, was formally chosen leader of the state Congress legislature party after party President Rahul Gandhi decided on his name […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Kamal Nath stakes claim to form government in MP

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath met Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday and staked his party’s claim to form the next government in the state. “We have staked claim,” he told reporters after the meeting at Raj Bhavan. Asked who would be the Chief Minister, Kamal Nath shot back: “I don’t know.” Late on […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
BSP to support Congress in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided to extend support to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh where the latter emerged as the single largest party but fell short of majority by two seats, party chief Mayawati said here on Wednesday. She said the BSP would also support the Congress in Rajasthan to keep […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Shivraj Singh Chouhan tenders resignation as MP CM

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday tendered his resignation to the Governor and decided that the BJP will not stake claim to form a government in the state as they have not secured a majority. “As we have not got the majority in the state so we are not going to […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Assembly elections 2018: Cong leads in Rajasthan, trails in Telangana, stiff fight in MP

New Delhi: The Congress took early significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was locked in a close fight in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as officials counted the millions of votes polled in Assembly elections in five states. Election Commission officials also said on the basis of preliminary trends that the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Modi government ignored plight of youth, farmers: Rahul

Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh): Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is visiting the poll-bound state of Madhya Pradesh, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the plight of youth and farmers in the country. Addressing a rally on Friday in Ganj Basoda, Gandhi said Modi has failed to fulfil his promise of giving jobs to two crore youths and […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Modi to hold 10 public meetings, seek votes for BJP in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for the BJP candidates in Madhya Pradesh, and hold 10 public meetings over 5 days in the poll-bound state. State BJP President Rakesh Singh said that between November 16 and November 25, Modi will tour the state, addressing people in several districts. Voting for the 230-seat Madhya Pradesh […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
EC bans all exit polls from Nov 12 to Dec 7 for 5 poll-bound states

New Delhi: The Election Commission has banned all exit polls for the five poll-bound states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana from November 12 till December 7. Also, as per Section 126(1)(b) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, displaying any election matter “including results of any opinion poll or any other […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
BREAKING: Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express derails

New Delhi: At least two coaches of a Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express derailed on Thursday after it was hit by a truck near Thandla in Madhya Pradesh, an official said. The truck driver was killed in the accident. Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Media and Corporate Communication Director, Railway Ministry, told IANS here that the incident took place […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
EC announces dates for Assembly polls in five states

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday announced the dates for the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly polls. While Chhattisgarh will go to the polls in two phases on November 12 and 20, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Assembly elections will be held on November 28. Polling in Rajasthan and Telangana will […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
BJP appoints poll managers ahead of Assembly elections

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday appointed three senior Central Ministers as poll managers for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. BJP President Amit Shah appointed Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan as party’s election incharge for Madhya Pradesh, Prakash Javadekar for Rajasthan and Health Minister J.P. Nadda for Telangana, a party statement said. In Madhya Pradesh and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021

Bhopal: Acting on the orders of a local court, police have lodged an FIR against Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath and Vyapam scam whistleblower Prashant Pandey. Additional Superintendent of Police Shashank Garg told IANS on Friday that an First Information Report (FIR) was lodged late on Thursday against the four for allegedly […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021