Madhya Pradesh elections

Madhya Pradesh polling officer dies of brain haemorrhage ahead of elections

More than 1.05 crore voters will exercise their franchise at 13,941 polling centers in the six LS seats, out of which 2515 centers have been categorized as critical.

published on : 29th April 2019

BJP names 3 Lok Sabha candidates for Madhya Pradesh, undecided on Bhopal, Indore, Vidisha

BJP dropped sitting MPs Nagendra Singh and Savitri Thakur from Khajuraho and Dhar Lok Sabha seats respectively, giving tickets to BD Sharma and Chhatar Singh Darbar in their place.

published on : 14th April 2019

Discontent continues in Congress over new council of ministers in Madhya Pradesh

Fresh dissent in Congress has been reported from Morena district of Gwalior-Chambal region, where Madan Sharma, the Bagchini block unit president has sent his resignation.

published on : 28th December 2018

Kamal Nath loyalists dominate as 28 Cabinet ministers sworn in, Madhya Pradesh gets first Muslim minister in 15 years

Angered at their leader not being inducted into the Cabinet, supporters of Andal Singh Kansana, Congress MLA from Sumaoli, blocked the Agra-Mumbai highway in Morena.

published on : 25th December 2018

Anti-incumbency damaged both BJP, Congress in Madhya Pradesh  

Thirteen ministers of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government lost the polls, along with many bigwigs of the Congress party

published on : 15th December 2018

Meticulous checks delayed Madhya Pradesh counting

Checking and examination of the seal of EVMs by candidates, a series of verifications during counting, and some other issues led to unexpected delay in counting of votes in Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 15th December 2018

Fall in number of women MLAs in Madhya Pradesh Assembly

In the just-concluded state polls, 17 women candidates won as against 31 lawmakers in the last Assembly.

published on : 13th December 2018

Eye on 2019, BJP avoids Karnataka redux

In a shift of strategy, the saffron BJP refrained from horse- trading to form government despite coming a close second.

published on : 13th December 2018

Should Naveen Patnaik be a worried man?

With the results of the assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh favouring Congress, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has a lot to worry about.

published on : 12th December 2018

Battle for Madhya Pradesh goes down to the wire, Congress two short of magic figure

In total, the Congress has on 114 seats, BJP on 109 seats, SP on one seat, BSP on two seats and Independents on four seats.

published on : 12th December 2018

Congress writes to Governor, stakes claim to form government in Madhya Pradesh

According to Election Commission, the BJP has so far won 72 seats in the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly, while the Congress has bagged 73. 

published on : 12th December 2018

Counting of Assembly election results in five states underway

The results will test the popularity of incumbent governments in Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana as also the potency of challenge of the opposition.

published on : 11th December 2018

Madhya Pradesh polls: Congress, BJP ready ‘plan B’ for fractured mandate

While the Congress is confident of returning to power after a long gap of 15 years with 130-140 seats, the BJP is optimistic of fourth straight term in power with over 120 seats.

published on : 11th December 2018

Rahul Gandhi says the results of five states will show the country what people want

Rahul called upon journalists to do fearless journalism and act as custodians of the institutions and the Constitution.

published on : 10th December 2018

Madhya Pradesh Elections: Poll win may boost CM Shivraj Chouhan’s image

That Chouhan is a future prospect was also evident in the election campaign. The RSS extensively mobilised its manpower to face a spirited Opposition onslaught.

published on : 10th December 2018
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