As MP Bypolls Vote Count Draws Near, Will the Scindia Factor Come Through in Results?

The effect of the Jyotiraditya Scindia factor in the changed political scenario in Madhya Pradesh will be known when the votes polled for by-elections to 28 Assembly seats in the state will be counted on Tuesday. The BJP needs to win at least eight of these 28 seats to retain power and attain a simple … Read more As MP Bypolls Vote Count Draws Near, Will the Scindia Factor Come Through in Results?

Ahead of MP Bypolls, Congress and BJP Horse-trade Accusations of ‘Luring’ MLAs With ‘Offers’

Ahead of the November 10 results of the bypolls held recently on 28 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP and opposition Congress have accused each other of horse trading MLAs and claimed respective victories. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday alleged that MLAs of the BJP were receiving calls from state Congress … Read more Ahead of MP Bypolls, Congress and BJP Horse-trade Accusations of ‘Luring’ MLAs With ‘Offers’

Will Soon Reply, Says EC After SC Observed Poll Body Has No Power to Revoke Nath’s Campaigner Status

The Election Commission said on Monday it will file its reply at the earliest on the petition of Congress leader Kamal Nath challenging its order in the Supreme Court revoking his “star campaigner” status for Madhya Pradesh bypolls for repeated violations of the poll code. The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Election Commission order … Read more Will Soon Reply, Says EC After SC Observed Poll Body Has No Power to Revoke Nath’s Campaigner Status

‘Gaddar’, ‘Bikau’: How Congress’s MP Poll Campaign Turned Into a Feverish Pitch Against Scindias

Bhopal: Politicians love dwelling into the past all the time and even more as the elections inch closer. This has been the case in Madhya Pradesh bypolls as well where the battleground is ready in 16 of the 28 bypoll-bound seats in the Gwalior-Chambal region. The campaign pitch in the Gwalior-Chambal region — which is … Read more ‘Gaddar’, ‘Bikau’: How Congress’s MP Poll Campaign Turned Into a Feverish Pitch Against Scindias

After Bihar, BJP Now Promises ‘Free Coronavirus Vaccine’ in Manifesto for Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

After its promise of free coronavirus vaccine in Bihar amid elections, BJP reiterated its word in Madhya Pradesh. The party has promised free Covid-19 vaccine to every resident of MP in its manifesto for the November 3 Assembly byelections. The party came out with a separate `Sankalp Patra’ or manifesto for each of the 28 … Read more After Bihar, BJP Now Promises ‘Free Coronavirus Vaccine’ in Manifesto for Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

After Bihar, BJP Has Now Promised ‘Free Coronavirus Vaccine’ in Manifesto for Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

After Bihar, the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has promised free coronavirus vaccine to every resident of the state in its manifesto for the November 3 Assembly byelections. The party came out with a separate `Sankalp Patra’ or manifesto for each of the 28 poll-bound constituencies on Wednesday. “Mostly, local issues have been included in … Read more After Bihar, BJP Has Now Promised ‘Free Coronavirus Vaccine’ in Manifesto for Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

23% Crorepati Candidates in Fray in MP Assembly Bypolls, Shows Data

Twenty-three per cent of the candidates contesting the Assembly by-elections in Madhya Pradesh are crorepatis, a maximum of them from the BJP and the Congress, data collated by the Madhya Pradesh Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said. The analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 355 candidates in the fray in 28 Assembly … Read more 23% Crorepati Candidates in Fray in MP Assembly Bypolls, Shows Data

How Controversy’s Favourite Child Imarti Devi is Stealing the Attention from Bigwigs in MP Bypolls

Imarti Devi, the Women and Child Development minister in Madhya Pradesh has emerged as one of the most talked-about candidate in bypolls from Dabra in Gwalior. Imarti Devi not only put herself in trouble with her remarks in poll speeches but also gave tough time to her party, BJP as well. After the ‘item’ remark … Read more How Controversy’s Favourite Child Imarti Devi is Stealing the Attention from Bigwigs in MP Bypolls

Police Case Filed Against MP Minister Who Called Congress Candidate’s Wife ‘Mistress’

BJP candidate Bisahulal Singh from Annupur. (Credits: Twitter) A case was registered against the minister Bisahulal Singh on the complaint of the Congress candidate’s wife, Rajvati Singh, under IPC section 294 (obscene language). PTI Anuppur (MP) Last Updated: October 20, 2020, 23:41 IST FOLLOW US ON: A case was registered against Madhya Pradesh Food and … Read more Police Case Filed Against MP Minister Who Called Congress Candidate’s Wife ‘Mistress’

Madhya Pradesh Bypolls: Kamal Nath Expresses Regret for Remarks Against Minister Imarti Devi

Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee chief Kamal Nath on Monday apologised for his remarks at state minister Imarti Devi, which landed him in controversy. At a bypoll campaign meeting in Dabra (SC) Assembly constituency in Gwalior on Sunday, Nath had compared the qualities of Congress candidate Suresh Raje and rival candidate Devi from the BJP. “Suresh … Read more Madhya Pradesh Bypolls: Kamal Nath Expresses Regret for Remarks Against Minister Imarti Devi