Nepanagar Narrative: The Party that Wins This Seat Gets Power in MP, and 2020 Proved no Exception

When it comes to politics, there are many beliefs and superstitions, and Madhya Pradesh is no exception to this. One of the long-standing beliefs in the state is linked to the Nepanagar seat in Burhanpur district and the theory is that the party which wins the seat gets to form the government in MP. Bypolls … Read more Nepanagar Narrative: The Party that Wins This Seat Gets Power in MP, and 2020 Proved no Exception

Parties ‘Underconfident’ of Fielding Females in Bypolls? 22 Women Among 355 Candidates in MP, Only 1 Won

After the conclusion of the high-voltage bypolls in Madhya Pradesh it emerged that from the 28 assembly constituencies, only a single woman MLA, Sumitra Devi Kasdekar, won the by-election from Nepanagar in Burhanpur. A former MLA of Congress party, Kasdekar had earlier resigned from the party and joined Bharatiya Janata Party soon after. There were … Read more Parties ‘Underconfident’ of Fielding Females in Bypolls? 22 Women Among 355 Candidates in MP, Only 1 Won

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?

‘Let Him Decide if He’s Dog or Tiger’: Kamal Nath on Scindia’s Allegations of Being Called ‘Dog’ by Ex-CM

In yet another razing controversy in the last leg of the bitter Madhya Pradesh by-election, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Jyotiraidtya Scindia on Saturday accused his old party colleague, Congress leader Kamal Nath, of calling him a ‘dog’ during a poll rally. However, the Congress party denied the allegations, saying Nath never used such a … Read more ‘Let Him Decide if He’s Dog or Tiger’: Kamal Nath on Scindia’s Allegations of Being Called ‘Dog’ by Ex-CM

MP Bypolls: EC Bars BJP’s Imarti Devi from Campaigning Tomorrow Due to ‘Code Violation’

File image of Imarti Devi. Campaigning for 28 assembly seats going for bypoll in Madhya Pradesh on November 3 ends on November 1 (Sunday) evening. PTI bhopal Last Updated: October 31, 2020, 23:48 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Election Commission on Saturday barred BJP candidate and Madhya Pradesh Minister Imarti Devi from campaigning in the … Read more MP Bypolls: EC Bars BJP’s Imarti Devi from Campaigning Tomorrow Due to ‘Code Violation’

‘Neither a Post Nor a Status’: Kamal Nath Downplays EC Revoking ‘Star Campaigner’ Status for MP Bypolls

A day after Election Commission revoked the “star campaigner” status of former MP CM Kamal Nath for bypolls, the Congress leader said that he would comment on the decision after 10th November, adding that star campaigner is neither a post nor a status. The Election Commission on Friday took a note of breach of “ethical … Read more ‘Neither a Post Nor a Status’: Kamal Nath Downplays EC Revoking ‘Star Campaigner’ Status for MP Bypolls

Moving Ahead from ‘Item’, ‘Chunnu Munnu’ Jibes, MP Politicians Now Bring up Ravan, Shakuni & Kali

When it comes addressing adversaries, none can beat political leaders from Madhya Pradesh, who have now started draw parallels from mythology as well during the crucial campaigning for the upcoming by-elections. Latest to join the list of such leaders is former chief minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti. Bharti, while addressing a poll rally … Read more Moving Ahead from ‘Item’, ‘Chunnu Munnu’ Jibes, MP Politicians Now Bring up Ravan, Shakuni & Kali

‘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

Presenting 2 Sides of Rebel Story, ‘Bikaau vs Tikaau’ on Display as Pilot Set to Land in Scindia’s Gwalior

It could have been an eyeball grabbing confrontation of two rebels. Sachin Pilot will be campaigning in Gwalior, the turf of Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday. But Scindia will be away, campaigning for his new party — the BJP — in Malwa region. Pilot and Scindia present the two sides to the rebel story within the … Read more Presenting 2 Sides of Rebel Story, ‘Bikaau vs Tikaau’ on Display as Pilot Set to Land in Scindia’s Gwalior

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